Caribbean Tourism

USEFUL INFORMATION

TOURIST OFFICES:


Country Address Contact
United States - New York 150 E. 52nd St, 28th FloorNew York, NY 10022

TOURIST OFFICES:

Country Address Contact
United States - New York 150 E. 52nd St, 28th FloorNew York, NY 10022 212-758-2777212-753-6531 (Fax)
United States - Chicago 8600 W. Bryn Mawr Ave, Suite 820Chicago, IL 60631 312-693-1500312-693-1114 (Fax)
United States - Miami 1 Turnberry Pl, 19495 Biscayne Blvd, Suite 80Aventura, FL 33180 305-932-0051305-682-8758 (Fax)
United States - Ft. Lauderdale 1100 Lee Wagener Blvd, Suite 204Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315 954-359-8099954-359-8098 (Fax)
United States - Dallas 3102 Oak Lawn Ave, Suite 700Dallas, TX 75219 214-550-2280214-560-2281 (Fax)
United States - Los Angeles 3450 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 208Los Angeles, CA 90010 213-385-0033213-383-3966 (Fax)
Canada - Quebec 1130 Sherbrooke St. West, Suite 750Montreal, Quebec H3A 2MB 800-667-3777514-448-5116 (Fax)
Canada - Ontario 121 Bloor St East, suite 1101Toronto, Ontario M4W 3M5 416-968-2999416-968-6711 (Fax)
United Kingdom - London 10 Chesterfield StLondon, W1J 5JL 020-7355-0800020-7493-9031 (Fax)Website: http://www.bahamas.co.ukE-mail: info@bahamas.co.uk
United Kingdom - Surrey 3 The Billings, Walnut Tree CloseGuildford, Surrey GU1 4UL 01-483-448-90001-483-448-990 (Fax)
Bahamas - Nassau Nassau International AirportNassau, New Providence 800-327-9019
Bahamas - Nassau Rawson Square, Bay StNassau, New Providence 242-322-7801
Bahamas - Nassau Bahamas Ministry of TourismP.O. Box N-3701Market Plaza, Bay StNassau, New Providence 242-322-7501242-302-2098 (Fax)
Bahamas - Freeport Grand Bahama Tourist Office,International BazaarFreeport, Grand Bahama 242-352-8044

ELECTRICITY:
120 volt, 60 cycle AC. American appliances are compatible. Converters are available in hotels.

MARRIAGE REQUIREMENTS:
A 1 day residency is required before obtaining license. For information and literature on getting married in The Bahamas contact 1-888-NUPTIAL (from US & Canada) or the Ministry of Tourism at 242 322 7500. Fax: 242 328-0945. Affidavit is needed for newlyweds which can be obtained from the U.S. embassy for a fee of $10.00 in the Bahamas. For divorcees, the original or certified copy of final decree is required. In the case of widows, a copy of the death certificate is needed.

MEDICAL FACILITIES:
Air ambulance. Diving decompression chamber. Doctor on call at hotels. Emergency dental facilities. Pharmaceutical services. 24 hours casualty department.

PET REGULATIONS:
An import permit is required to bring any animal into the Bahamas, obtainable through Department of Agriculture in Nassau. Tel: 242-325-7502. Fax: 242-322-1767.

RELIGION/CHURCHES:
Anglican/Episcopal. Assemblies of Brethren. Assemblies of God. Bahai. Baptist. Church of God. Church of God of Prophecy. Christian Scientist. Greek Orthodox. Islam. Jehovah's Witness. Jewish. Lutheran. Methodist. Presbyterian. Roman Catholic. Salvation Army. Seventh Day Adventist.


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Introduction

The Islands of The Bahamas are a haven of exquisite white-and-pink beaches, lush tropical landscape, crystal clear turquoise waters and...

THE BAHAMAS: This group of 700 islands, beginning sixty miles east of the Florida coast

This group of 700 islands, beginning sixty miles east of the Florida coast, is dazzling in its diversity. The island of New Providence is...

HOW TO GET THERE

AIRLINES: * Air Canada. * Air Jamaica. * American Eagle. * Chalk Int'l Airlines. * Comair. * Continental Air Lines...

MONEY/ BUSINESS GUIDE

BANKS: * Bank of Nova Scotia. * Bank of the Bahamas. * Barclays Bank PLC. * CIBC. * Citibank. * Commonwealth Bank...

COUNTRY PROFILE AND MAP

GEOGRAPHY: The Commonwealth of The Bahamas is an archipelago of 700 islands, extending over 100,000 sq mls of ocean, from Florida in the...

WHAT TO SEE AND DO

DINING: Restaurants available Local. American. Fast Food. Gourmet. Continental. French. Italian. Chinese. Japanese. Polynesian. 15% service...

Getting There in Bahamas by Air and Sea

Airlines: American Airlines, T1800-4337300. Air Canada, T3278411. Bahamasair, T3773223 in Nassau, T3528341 in Freeport, 800-2224262 in the...