St Kitts & Nevis FAQ
What do I need to do before travelling?
We suggest that all our customers review foreign office advice for St Kitts and Nevis before travelling. Click here for the latest information from the foreign office.
Are there any customs or public holidays I should be aware of?
It is illegal for anyone, including children, to dress in camouflage clothing on the islands of St Kitts and Nevis.
What are the visa requirements?
British passport holders do not require a visa to enter St Kitts and Nevis; on entry, you will be granted a specific period to stay. If you wish to say longer than the period you are granted, you will need to apply and pay for an extension of pay through the St Kitts and Nevis immigration department. Your passport must be valid for a minimum period of six months after your date of entry into St Kitts and Nevis.
What is the currency in St Kitts & Nevis?
The official currency of St Kitts and Nevis is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar. US dollars are also widely accepted, however ATM machines do not dispense them.
Will I need to bring an adaptor?
St Kitts and Nevis use the same plugs and power outlets as the UK, so an adaptor will not be required.
What is the official language of St Kitts & Nevis?
The official language of St Kitts and Nevis is English, however a dialect know as Saint Kitts Creole (or alternatively, Nevisian) is also widely spoken.
Are St Kitts & Nevis safe?
St Kitts and Nevis are relatively safe islands, however you should take usual precautions to safeguard your belongings as incidents of theft do occur.
What is the cuisine like?
St Kitts and Nevis has built up an excellent reputation for its cuisine; a wide variety of fresh produce is grown on the islands, and this is complemented by plenty of seafood and meats such as goat. Restaurants serving Creole, West Indian, Chinese, Italian and Western dishes can all be found on the islands.
What nightlife is available?
The liveliest nightlife can be found on St Kitts on a Friday night – there are several dynamic bars and clubs on the Frigate Bay strip, and full moon parties occur on the beach each month.