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Country Information

Aruba

Travel money

Recommended:
  • Travel Cash Card in US Dollars (USD)
    For ATM cash withdrawals
    For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
  • Banknotes in local currency
    For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
in addition to:
  • Banknotes in US Dollars (USD)

Travel Cash

Phone +41 31 710 12 15

Credit cards

  • Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
  • Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.

Banknotes

Local currency / ISO Code
Aruba-Florin AWG
Import local currency
unlimited
Import foreign currency
unlimited
Export local currency
unlimited
Export foreign currency
unlimited
Note
  • Cash payment in USD nearly everywhere possible.

Time difference with Switzerland

- 5 h / - 6 h during our summer time

National language

Official language
Dutch
Language capabilities
English and Spanish

Capital

Oranjestad

Country code for calling Switzerland

+41 (disregard `0`preceding Swiss area codes)

Voltage

110/220 volt / adapter required

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 14 days.
Valid form of ID is required for travel within the Netherlands Antilles.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Den Haag (Niederlande), Lange Voorhout 42
Tel. +31 70 364 28 31 / +31 70 364 28 32

Opening hours

Banks
8.00 – 12.00 h and 13.30 – 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
Stores
8.00 – 12.00 h and 14.00 – 18.00 h (Mon - Sat)

Driving

Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).

Health situation

Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and hepatitis A recommended.

Other information

Aruba has been an autonomous part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands since 1986.

Tourism

For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/

Important

While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.