Caribbean Tourism

Communications

Telephone Services

The SiBarth agency on General de Gaulle in Gustavia, T276238, F276052, has a fax service and a mail holding service. There are phone booths on the Quai de Gaulle, at the airport, Galeries du Commerce and Flamands, among other places. There are some phones which take coins but most take phone cards. There is a USA Direct phone at the airport; you can phone the USA using a phone card and have the recipient return the call to the payphone.


Postal Services

In Gustavia there are 3: open 0800-1500 Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, 0800-1200 Wed, Sat, T276200, F278203; in Saint-Jean: open 0800-1400 Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, 0730-1100 Wed, Sat, T276402. In Lorient: open 0700-1100 Mon-Fri, 0800-1000 Sat, T276135.


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Before Travelling

Hospitals and Medical Facilities: T276035. Doctor on call: T277304. Useful Addresses Gendarmerie: T276012. Police: T276666. Fire: T276231....

Getting There

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Tourist Information

Local Tourist Office Quai de Gaulle, Gustavia T278727, F277447 Open Mon-Thu 0830-1230, 1430-1800 Fri 0930-1230, 1430-1600

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