Tips to Enjoy Curacao Destination

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Tips to enjoy Curacao

Traveling to Curacao will be very exciting by keeping in mind the following tips.

Tips to enjoy Curacao

Departure Tax
Departure tax is $22.00 USD or $10.00 USD per person for inter-island flights.
Electricity is 110-130 volts/50 cycles, not the same as the US standard; however, most electronic devices from the US will function well. Get special considerations with hairdryers that may overheat. There are adapter plugs available on the island.
American dollars are accepted almost everywhere, as well as travel checks and credit cards. The official currency is the Netherlands Antillean florin (NAf) also called a guilder.
Get lucky on Curacao with twelve casinos that open for the public 7 days a week. Have fun playing poker, black Jack, roulette tables and the slot machines. Enjoy a theme night with live music and fantastic drinks.
Key Facts
Useful general knowledge facts and information about Aruba are listed below; great help if this is your first time visiting.
  • Official or Native Language(s) - Dutch, English and Papiamento are the official languages of Curacao.
  • U.S. dollars and Netherlands Antillean guilder in cash or credit card.
  • Population - 142,180
  • Country Dialing Code - +599
  • Time Zone - GMT - 4
Passport and Visa Information
U.S and Canadian citizens holding a valid passport may visit Curacao for a period for up to three months. Citizens of the following countries should present a tourist visa: Armenia, Azerbeidzjan, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodja, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Estland, Georgia, Ghana, Guinee-Bissau, Haiti, Ivoorkust, Joegoslavia, Kazakstan, Kenia, Kirgizia, Kroatia, Letland, Libia, Litouwen, Macedonia, Mali, Moldavia, Nigeria, North-Korea, Oekraine, Oezbekistan, Peru, Philippines, Russian Federation, Serbia, South Africa, Tadzjikistan, Toerkmenistan and Vietnam. For a longer stay less than 30 days, a certificate of admission for a temporary stay will be issued upon arrival. Citizens of other countries should check with a travel agent for the appropriate documents necessary to visit. A visa should be applied for at least one month in advance at any representation of the Netherlands. Travellers are required to have a return ticket to a destination outside the Netherlands Antilles, and all the documentation required for that journey.