Travel advice for Trinidad and Tobago.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Trinidad and Tobago.

Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

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in local currency

  • For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination

Local currency / ISO Code

Trinidad & Tobago dollar TTD

Further Information

Credit cards


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

ATM Search

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Practical Information:

Time difference with Switzerland

- 5 h / - 6 h during our summer time

National language

Official language



Port of Spain

Country code for calling Switzerland

00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)


110/120 volt / adapter required

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

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

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Port of Spain, 70 Dundonald Street
Tel. +1 868 623 7816 / +1 868 627 7226

Opening hours


8.00 - 14.00/15.00 h (Mon - Thu)
8.00 - 13.00 h and 15.00 - 17.00 h (Fri)


8.00/9.00 - 19.00/20.00 h (Mon - Sat)

  • Left-hand driving.

  • International driver's license required.

  • CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.

Health situation

Vaccination against yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.

Other information


High crime rate in Port of Spain: pickpockets and purse snatching.
Take customary safety precautions and avoid nighttime driving.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.

Special legal regulations

  • Wearing military style clothing is illegal.

  • Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.

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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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