Caribbean Tourism

Communication

Telephone Services

Fax and cablegrams at Landsradio, Van Tonningenweg. Open Mon-Fri, 0730-1930, Sat, Sun 1200-1800, pay phone on the wall for local calls, accepts only US quarters (US$0.25). For operator assisted overseas prepaid and collect calls, telegrams, telex and fax pay at counter when you place your call. Telephone cards of US$10 and US$17 can be used at phone booth outside near Police Station and at the corner of Korthalsweg, at the airport, at the harbour and the road to the airport, for local or international calls.


Postal Services

The post office is at Fiscal Rd, T82207, F82457. Open Mon-Fri 0730-1200, 1300-1630 except Fri when it closes at 1645. Airmail letters to the USA, Canada, Holland, US$1.25 1st 10 gm, to the Caribbean US$1, postcards US$0.62 and US$0.51, aerograms US$0.71. Express mail is available. Limited banking services also available. There are special stamp issues and First Day Covers for collectors. DHL agent is Peggy van der Horde-Jacobson, Lampeweg 33, T/F82401, packages to the USA US$22-30 1st 90 gm. Lady Ama’s Services is agent for Federal Express.


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Getting There

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