- 1 Do I need an adapter in the Bahamas?
- 2 What type of electricity is used in the Bahamas?
- 3 Do cell phones work in Bahamas?
- 4 Do you tip taxi drivers in Bahamas?
- 5 Is there Uber in Nassau Bahamas?
- 6 What is the best currency to take to the Bahamas?
- 7 Can I use US dollars in Bahamas?
- 8 Does Verizon work in Nassau Bahamas?
- 9 Is it safe to take a cab in Nassau?
- 10 Is water in Nassau safe to drink?
- 11 Can you drink tap water in the Bahamas?
Do I need an adapter in the Bahamas?
Electrical outlets in The Bahamas are 60 cycles/120 volts, which is compatible with all American devices. British and European appliances require a two-pin flat adapter and a 220-volt converter.
What type of electricity is used in the Bahamas?
The Bahamas travel adaptors The Bahamas operates on a 120V supply voltage and 60Hz.
Do cell phones work in Bahamas?
Many US and Canadian carriers have roaming agreements with Batelco, the GSM cellular operator in the Bahamas. Therefore, while most phones will work, the rates are approximately $3.00 per minute plus tax for all in and out calls. USA calling Cards such as Sam’s Club and AT&T do not work in the Bahamas.
Do you tip taxi drivers in Bahamas?
In the Bahamas, service staff and hotel workers expect to be tipped. The usual tip for service from a taxi driver or waiter is 15% and $1–$2 a bag for porters. Most travelers leave $1 to $3 per day for their hotel maid, usually every morning since the maid may have a day off.
Is there Uber in Nassau Bahamas?
No, Uber and Lyft do not operate in the Bahamas. You will find this to be the case in many “paradise” type locations and islands. It is not a great market location for rideshares (a lot of times people will just walk to where they need to go on the island). However, there ARE taxis that operate in the Bahamas.
What is the best currency to take to the Bahamas?
The Bahamian Dollar and the US Dollar are widely accepted in the Bahamas, so we recommend carrying either Bahamian Dollars or a combination of Bahamian Dollars and US Dollars during your time there. Should I use cash or card in the Bahamas?
Can I use US dollars in Bahamas?
US dollars are used as readily as Bahamian Dollars in the bahamas and are equal in value. If you are coming from another country, it’s wise to change your money before you get to the bahamas.
Does Verizon work in Nassau Bahamas?
I read a lot of past posts about using a Verizon cell phone in the Bahamas. Verizon now has a travel pass you can add to your plan. If you have the travel pass on your plan they charge you $10 per 24 hour period to use your plan minutes and data. The 24 hours starts as soon as you start using your phone in country.
Is it safe to take a cab in Nassau?
Whether you need to get to your hotel from the airport or want to explore Nassau, you should always avoid taxis that appear unlicensed. Your best bet: Ask the front door staff at your hotel or resort, or the restaurant or club you’re visiting, to arrange a licensed taxi for you.
Is water in Nassau safe to drink?
Drinking water is generally of good quality Drinking tap water in the Bahamas is generally of good quality and safety is considered to be well regulated.
Can you drink tap water in the Bahamas?
Drinking Water Tap water in Nassau Paradise Island is safe to drink, but bottled water is readily available throughout the island.