What currency is used in Antigua and Barbuda?
The local currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD) but the US Dollar (USD) is accepted over the counter. Pound Sterling can be changed at the banks and there are cash machines located at various places on the island. Major credit cards are usually accepted.
What places of interest can be visited while in Antigua and Barbuda?
Places of interest in Antigua are Shirley Heights, Nelson’s Dockyard, Dow’s Hill Interpretation Centre, Fig Tree Drive, Harmony Hill, Devil’s Bridge, Betty’s Hope and the St John’s Anglican cathedral to name a few.
Places of interest in Barbuda are the Frigate Bird Sanctuary, Spanish Point, Martello Tower, and the Highland Cave System.
The tourism department will be happy to send you an information pack upon request. You can email them or contact them on 020 3668 3800
What electrical voltage is used in Antigua and Barbuda?
220 / 110 volts AC: 60 cycles. Dual voltage appliances are recommended. American type 2 pin sockets are prevalent and therefore a suitable adapter may be required.
What is the duty free allowance when visiting Antigua and Barbuda?
The duty free allowance is as follows:
200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250g tobacco, 1 litre wine or spirits, 170ml (6ozs) perfume.
Weapons of war and unprescribed drugs are prohibited.