Caribbean Tourism

St. Barthelemy (St. Barts): MONEY/ BUSINESS GUID

BANKS:
* Banque Francaise Commerciale.
* Banque Nationale de Paris.
* Credit Agricole.
* Credit Martiniquais.


BANKING HOURS:
Monday to Friday 0800-1200 and 1400-1530.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:
January 1: New Year's Day.
April 23: Easter Sunday.
April 24: Easter Monday.
May 1: Labor Day.
May 8: Armistice Day (World War II).
June 1: Ascension Thursday.
June 11: Pentecost Monday.
May 27: Slavery Abolition Day.
July 14: Bastille Day.
August 15: Assumption Day, St. Barts/Pitea Day.
November 1: All Saints Day.
November 2: All Soul Day.
November 11: Armistice Day (World War I).
December 25: Christmas Day.

CURRENCY:
The French Franc fluctuates on world markets. As of June 99 US1.00 = Approximately 6 FF. US dollars are accepted everywhere and prices are often quoted in dollars.

TAXES & SERVICE CHARGES:
Departure tax-30FF.
Hotel Service charge-5-15% when not included in room rate.


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