Travel in Grenada

Time:Local time is GMT -4.
Electricity:220 volts AC, 50Hz.
Language:The official language is English. French African patois is also spoken by some of the population.
Health:A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over 1 year of age coming from infected areas. Immunisation against hepatitis A, B and diphtheria is sometimes recommended. There is a general hospital in St George’s and small hospitals in Mirabeau and Carriacou. Health insurance is strongly recommended.
Customs:The Roman Catholic Church also exerts a strong influence on the way of life. Local people are generally friendly and courteous. Dress is casual and informal but beachwear is not welcome in town. Possession of illegal drugs (including marijuana) can lead to large fines or imprisonment. Drug trafficking is a serious offence.
Safety:Generally safe although petty crimes do occur. The hurricane season in Grenada normally runs from June to November.
Business:Business hours are usually 8am to 3 pm on Mondays to Thursdays and 8 am to 4 pm on Fridays.
Communications:The International Direct Dialling code for Dominica is + 1 473. No area codes are in use. Coin and telephone card payphones are available. Telephone cards can be purchased at the offices of Cable & Wireless Grenada and from other agents. Roaming is available to all mobile phones that are TDMA digital network compatible. Internet is widely available throughout Grenada.
Duty Free:Passengers travelling to Dominica aged 18 and above may carry 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250g of tobacco and 1 litreĀ of wine or spirits.