Essential travel tips and advice if you're booking vacations or arranging villa rental in Grenada.
Eastern Caribbean dollars (EC$). Most places, however, will also accept US$ and major credit cards.
Mosquitoes and Bugs:
These are not a major problem in Grenada. The island is of course in the tropics, so it is advisable to bring anti mosquito cream, particularly in the summer, but bug mats in all bedrooms mean that mosquitoes do not usually visit you at night.
None are required unless you are coming from an infected area.
Excellent doctors, clinics and hospitals can be found on the island.
Pointe Salines Airport is an international airport approx. 15 - 20 minutes from the villa. Grenada is served by two airlines (Virgin and BA) flying direct from the UK to Grenada).
When you leave the island there will be a departure tax payable of EC$50, so keep some EC$ change at the end of your holiday.
There are any number of Car Hire operators, but we have always found Marcus Gabriel to be particularly reliable and helpful. telephone (473) 407 0289)
The villa is wired for both 220 volt (3 pin square sockets as in the UK) and 110 volt (2 pin as in the US).
There are plenty of good supermarkets for food shopping and a good range of gift shops - plus a couple of good chandlerys for the sailors.