To enter St Kitts and Nevis many nationals only require a passport which is valid for six..Travel Health
Recommended vaccinations for travel to St Kitts and Nevis are Hepatitis A and Tetanus...Local Currency
The official currency for St Kitts and Nevis is the Eastern Caribbean dollar. Notes are..Weather
St Kitts and Nevis experience a hot and tropical climate tempered by trade winds..Local Customs
The people of St Kitts and Nevis are incredibly easygoing and enjoy a quiet way of life..Languages
The official language on St Kitts and Nevis is English. The International country code..Transport Options
The two International Airports for the Islands are St Kitts (SKB) located 3.2km from..Local Food
St Kitts and Nevis have a reputation for fine food. You will find restaurants offering..Local Timezones
St. Kitts & Nevis Standard Time is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4). The..Dutyfree Limits
The following goods may be imported into St Kitts & Nevis by travellers aged 18 and over..
Recommended vaccinations for travel to St Kitts and Nevis are Hepatitis A and Tetanus. Diphtheria, tuberculosis, hepatitis B and typhoid are sometimes recommended depending on the season and region being visited. A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over one year of age if arriving from an infected area.
Dengue Fever has been reported and can occur throughout the year.
Bottled water is readily available however the mains water is chlorinated and safe to drink. Drinking water outside the main towns is not advised as it may be contaminated. Milk is pasteurized and dairy products are safe for consumption, and most local meat, poultry, seafood, fruit and vegetables are safe to eat.
Medical facilities are limited on the islands although Basseterre and Charlestown have large general hospitals as well as a smaller public hospital at Sandy Point, St Kitts. There are several health clinics on both islands. Health insurance is strongly advised as payment is required upfront. There are a few doctors and dentists with their own private practices however there are no private hospitals on either island.
While visiting the islands you should be aware of the global risk of indiscriminate international terrorist attacks, which may target civilians particularly in popular tourist destinations.
Since 2008 there has been an increase in violent crime on St. Kitts and Nevis together with petty street crime and burglary. Travellers should always use common sense such as avoiding carrying large amounts of money and keeping valuables well hidden. It is recommended to never walk alone at night.
Emergency numbers for St Kitts and Nevis are: Police / Ambulance - 911 and Fire - 333.
We strongly advise that all Australian travellers check the latest travel advice on the Australian Government Smart Traveller site.
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