Time difference with Switzerland
- 6 h / - 7 h during our summer time
Country code for calling Switzerland
0011 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Kingston, c/o Swiss Stores Ltd., 107 Harbour Street
Tel. +1 876 948 9656
8.30/9.00 - 15.30/16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 16.00/17.00 h (Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat)
9.00 - 12.00/13.00 h (Wed, Thu)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals; some rental companies require in addition the international driver's license.
Minimum age for car rentals: 25 (varies by rental company).
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Very high crime rate (mainly in the capital Kingston).
Drug dealers may attempt to use unsuspecting travelers as mules to carry drugs. Never lose sight of your luggage and carry only your personal belongings.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/