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Bermuda

Capital
Hamilton
Time Zone
GMT - 4
Telephone Services
Country Code: 1 441
Outgoing Code: 011
Emergency Telephone Numbers
All services - 911.
Tourist Information
Bermuda Tourism, 1 Battersea Church Road, London SW11 3LY Tel: (020) 7771 7001 Fax: (020) 7771 7037.
Passport Information
Valid passport required by all. Return Ticket Required. Requirements may change at short notice. Contact the Embassy before departure.
Visa Information
Visas are not required for stays of up to 3 weeks.
Health Information
No vaccinations are compulsary, but please seek medical advice before travelling.
Food & Drink
Water is considered drinkable, normal precautions should be observed with food.
Currency
Bermuda Dollar (Bda $) = 100 cents
Export of local currency is usually limited to Bda$ 250. US Dollar cheques are widely accepted. MasterCard American Express Visa and Diners Club are all accepted in hotels shops and restaurants.
ATM availability: 54 locations.
Cost of Living
Very Expensive. Bermuda is a holiday destination for affluent tourists.
Languages
English is the official language. There is a small community of Portuguese speakers.
Weather
Semi-tropical climate, with cool sea breezes. Showers can occur at any time of the year.
Electricity
110 Volts AC 60 Hz. American flat, 2-pin plugs are used.
Post
Airmail: 5 - 7 days to Europe.
Transport
ROAD: Visitors are not allowed to drive in Bermuda. TAXI: Official taxis display a small blue flag.
Special Information
Most hotels and restaurants require jacket and tie in the evening. Social conventions are mostly British influenced.
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