Travel advice for Lesser Antilles.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Lesser Antilles.

Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

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in US dollar (USD)

  • Change cash in local currency when outside larger urban areas

Local currency / ISO Code

East Caribbean dollar XCD

Further Information

Credit cards


  • Payment by credit card is relatively common. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.

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Practical Information:


110/220/240 volt / adapter required

Health situation

Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.

Time difference with Switzerland

- 5 h / - 6 h during our summer time

National language

Official language


Country code for calling Switzerland

0 41 St. Vincent and Grenadines (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
011 41 Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Caracas (Venezuela), Centro Letonia, Torre Ing-Bank, piso 15, Av. Eugenio Mendoza y San Felipe, La Castellana
Tel. +58 212 267 95 85

Opening hours


8.00 - 12.00/13.00 h and 15.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)


8.00/8.30 - 12.00/12.30 h and 13.00/13.30 - 16.00/17.00 h (Mon - Sat)

  • Left-hand driving.

  • Local driver's license required for car rentals.

  • Visitors Driver's License issued by local police upon presentation of Swiss license (English translation recommended).

  • Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).

Other information

Part of the Lesser Antilles are St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Christopher, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and Montserrat.

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While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

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