Travel in Trinidad and Tobago

Time:GMT -5.
Electricity:Electrical current is 115 volts/230 volts, 60hz.
Language:English is the official language.
Health:No vaccinations are required for entry, but an inoculation for Hepatitis A is recommended, as well as yellow fever and typhoid for those visiting rural areas. Medical insurance with provision for evacuation is strongly advised.
Tipping:10 to 15% usually added to the bill.
Business:Business hours are generally 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Communications:The international dialling code for Trinidad and Tobago is +1 868. To dial out from the islands the prefix is 011, followed by the relevant country code (e.g. 01127 for South Africa). A GSM 1800 cell phone network is in operation on the islands, with fairly wide coverage. There are several internet cafes on the island in the main centres.
Duty Free:Visitors over the age of 17 years are allowed to bring in 200 cigarettes, or 50g cigars, or 227g tobacco; 1 litre wine or spirits; and perfume for personal use without paying duty.