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Barbados



Basic Information:

Official Name: Barbados
Population: 285,000
Area: 431 km2
Capital City: Bridgetown
Major Religion: Protestant
Currency: Barbados dollar (BBD)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT -4
Current time: 01:42pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 246
Region: Caribbean
Language: English


Climate (Bridgetown):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.barbados.org
Electricity: 115V
Electrical Socket:

Type A

Type B


Travel Cost: $$$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Barbados Wildlife Reserve - It occupies four acres of mahogany forest near the top of Farley Hill, next to Grenade Hall Signal Station and Forest. Most of the animals roam freely through the reserve.

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)