Forgot Night Light Wish you had a nightlight in that strange hotel room? You don't have to pack one. Before you go to bed, turn on the bathroom light, then shut the bathroom door.
Preparation for Your Trip Start Early. If a passport is required for you to enter the country where you are planning to travel, apply for it as soon as possible.
Learn about the countries you plan to visit. Before departing, read up on the culture and people for the places you will travel.
As you travel, keep abreast of local news coverage. If you are in an area experiencing civil unrest or a natural disaster, if you will be staying more than two weeks in an area, or if you are going to a place where ... more
EXCLUSION ZONE FOR VISITORS The eruption of Soufriere Hills volcano in the South of the island has led to the evacuation and relocation of residents beyond the Exclusion Zone. This part of Montserrat is dangerous and is also illegal to enter. The boundary for the Exclusion Zone begins from just below Lime Kiln Bay on the West Coast then southwards to Plymouth and St. Patrick's and eastwards to St. George's Hill and ... more
DUTY FREE Gift articles up to a value of $US185 ($EC500), including the allowances of wines, spirits, cigarettes, tobacco, cigars and perfume may be imported free of duty, provided that they do not exceed what is permitted. The allowance into Montserrat is 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars, half a pound of tobacco, 40 ounces of alcoholic beverage and 6 ounces of perfume. Personal items are exempt from import duty ... more
POPULATION Due to the volcanic activity which has ravaged the island since 1995 there has been a drop in the population from 10,639 (1991 Census) to 4,482 (2001 Census).
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