Packing Tip When you are traveling as a couple, each of you should put one complete outfit in the other's suitcase in case one suitcase is delayed or lost. It is also a good idea to carry a change of underwear and socks in your carry-on.
Safety Tips Crime Information. Most visitors to the Caribbean have a relatively safe trip. However, thievery, purse snatching, and pick pocketing do happen, particularly in cities and at beaches. There has also been an increase in violent crimes, such as rape and assault against tourists. In some places, U.S. passports and identity documents are especially attractive to thieves. Robbery of yachts is a problem in some marinas.
Here are some precautions to keep in mind:
-- Safety begins when you pack. ... more
Banking: Barclays Bank is open Mondays to Fridays from 08.30 hours -15.30 hours. The Post Office Bank, Post Spaarbank opens Mondays to Fridays from 07.30 - 16.00 hours. The Windward Island Bank is open Mondays to Fridays from 08.30-12.00 hours and 13.30 - 15.30 hours.
Education: The education system is European and more specifically, Dutch. General Instruction is given in the Dutch language. English and Spanish are also taught in the schools. The range of educational facilities include primary, elementary, secondary and vocational. Scholarships, loans and grants are available for further study in the Netherlands, the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean ... more
Ecotourism: St. Eustatius has always recognized its nature and marine life is one of its most valuable assets. The St. Eustatius National Parks Foundation, known locally as Stenapa is managing many ecotourism initiatives.
Stenapa is a dedicated environmental organization developed to protect the marine and land environment as well as endangered species.
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