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Grenada Travel Guide

Grenada FAQ

What should I do before travelling?

We suggest that all our customers review foreign office advice for Grenada before travelling. Click here for the latest information from the foreign office.

What are the visa requirements?

British citizens will not require a visa to enter Grenada. When you arrive in the country, you will be granted a specific period to stay; if you wish to stay longer than this, you will need to apply for an extension of stay through the Grenada Immigration Department. 

What is the currency in Grenada?

The official currency of Grenada is the East Caribbean Dollar, although the US Dollar is also widely accepted. 

Will I need to bring an adaptor?

Grenada uses the same three-pin plugs and electrical outlets as we do in the UK, so an adaptor will not be required. 

What is the language in Grenada?

The official language of Grenada is English, however two forms of Grenadian Creole (one derived from English and the other from French) are also widely spoken by the islands inhabitants.

Are there any customs or public holidays I should be aware of?

It is a criminal offence for anyone, including children, to dress in camouflage style clothing in Grenada. 

Is Grenada safe?

Visits to Grenada are generally safe, however take usual precautions to safeguard your belongings against petty theft. 

What is the cuisine like?

Cuisine in Grenada is an eclectic fusion of all that is spicy, exotic and delicious from French, Spanish, African and Indian cooking, infinitely enhanced by the many spices that the island is famous for. Signature Grenadian dishes include crab and callaloo, pepper pot, lambie souse, pig souse and roti. 

What nightlife is available?

Grenada has a fairly quiet nightlife in comparison to other Caribbean islands, however there are a few hotspots to be found, including Dodgy Dock Lounge Bar, Fantazia Disco and Club Bananas. The party atmosphere tends to kick up a notch throughout the month of August, which is carnival season!

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