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Trinidad & Tobago Travel Guide

Trinidad & Tobago FAQ

What do I need to do before travelling?

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

What are the visa requirements?

British nationals will not require a visa to enter Trinidad and Tobago. Visitors are generally given a period of 90 days to remain in the country, however if you wish to extend you stay, extensions can be obtained from the Passport and Immigration Department in Port of Spain. 

What is the currency in Trinidad and Tobago?

The official currency of Trinidad and Tobago is the Trinidad and Tobago Dollar, however US dollars are also widely accepted. 

Will I need to bring an adaptor?

Trinidad and Tobago use a lower voltage than the UK, and a power adaptor will be required. 

What is the language in Trinidad and Tobago?

English is the official language of Trinidad and Tobago, and an English-based creole is also widely spoken. 

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

It is an offence for anyone, including children, to dress in camouflage in Trinidad & Tobago.

Is Trinidad and Tobago safe?

Most visits to Trinidad and Tobago are trouble free, however take sensible precautions to safeguard your belongings against theft, particularly when travelling in the city. Be sure to use hotel or pre-booked taxis with set fares, and avoid route taxis and maxi taxis. 

What is the cuisine like?

You will certainly never go hungry in Trinidad and Tobago, where the cuisine encompasses Indian, African, Creole, European, Ameridian, Lebanese and Chinese influences! From elegant, upscale restaurants to cosy, family-run establishments, your choice of eateries is similarly endless. National specialties include lobster, barbecued pigtail, curried crab and dumplings and Roti. 

What nightlife is available?

Trinidad is the island to head to if you’re raring to experience some wild Caribbean nightlife! Go to Nuvosera or the 51 Degrees Lounge to dance the night away, or stop by More Vino to choose from a selection of over 200 wines and sample some of the tastiest sushi in the Caribbean. 

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