St.Vincent and Grenadines belongs to progressive island economies. However, no ATM bancomats are available in the islands.
The islands have standard street criminality. So, we do not recommend you to leave your valuable things on the beach without supervision. The persons who are interested in walking or climbing in north part of St. Vincent Island, are recommended to take advantage of local travel agencies or guides. Would you also avoid all deserted beaches after dusk.
The traffic in St. Vincent and Grenadines is organized on left part of the road. However, the roads are very narrow, with severe ascents and descends. On the other hand, the buses and taxis are relatively safe. The fare level is regulated by the government. All mini-buses are overcrowded and are drown with high speed. The roads and ways in mountain areas are in worse stage. We wish to recommend you to be more concentrated in driving during the night, as the ways are badly signed and the lateral belts are missing. For driving there, you need local driving licence, which could be issued at the airport or at police station, (Bay Street, in capital Kingstown) on presentation of international or national driving licence.
The best way, how to travel throughout Grenatines, is use of a yacht. The process, how to do it, is relatively easy. On this occassion, we wish to draw your attention that your personal belongings could be stolen from yacht, if left there without supervision.
Another warning. St. Vincent and Grenadines has very severe anti-drugs politics. When the passenger would be caught at possession or transport of such drugs, so many years of prison, as a punishment, could follow.
The climate is tropical. The time period since June till November is characteristic with increased appearance of hourricans.
Important Phone Numbers
All kinds of emergency calls: 999
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.