Courtesy Diamonds International
Bridgetown’s Careenage & Carlisle Bay
Barbados $5 dollar bill
Diamonds International, Broad Street
Water basin by Earthworks
- The international
telephone area code for Barbados
is (1) 246.
- Bridgetown, the
main shopping centre. On June
25 2011, ‘Historic Bridgetown and
its Garrison’ was inscribed on the
UNESCO World Heritage List.
CHAT offers fabulous guided audio
walking tours of Bridgetown and
its Garrison daily, Tel: 232 7531 or
Lickrish Food Tours of Bridgetown,
Tel: 622 1886.
- The Barbados Dollar.
Check press for rates.
- Keep swimwear on the
beach. Camouflage is prohibited.
- 110/230V 50Hz.
HOURS OF BUSINESS
open Monday to Thursday from
8am-3pm and Friday 8am-5pm.
Supermarkets open daily from 8am
and close between 7pm and 10pm
in the evenings. Other retail outlets
generally open Monday to Friday
from 9am-5pm and on Saturday
from 9am-2pm. Special opening
hours in December.
- 287, 733
- Barbados is 166 square miles,
measuring 21 miles long x 14 miles
- 17.5% VAT is usually included
in prices quoted. 7.5% VAT and 10%
service charge will be added to your
- Usually 10%–15%.
- Safe to drink from tap.
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