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Passports and VisasPassport required for entry. Note: All visitors to Bermuda must have a return or onward ticket to enter the country.
Health InformationNo vaccinations are required for entry.
TimeEST + 1 hour.
ElectricityElectrical current is 110 volts AC, same as USA.
Languages SpokenEnglish, but there is a small Portuguese-speaking community.
CurrencyThe unit of currency is the Bermuda dollar (B$), which is divided into 100 cents. Bills are available in B$2, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100, coins in denominations of 1, 5, 10, and 25 cents, and B$1. Most merchants accept both dollars at equal value as payment .
Gratuity TipsIn some cases there is a service charge of 15% added to hotel and restaurant bills. If not, a tip of 15% is customary.
Taxes and VATSExpect to pay a departure tax of B$20 if flying out of the country, or B$60 if leaving Bermuda by ship. A hotel tax of 7.25 % is added to the cost of all accommodations.
Banks, Credit Cards, ATMsBanks are open 9:30 AM to 3 PM Monday thru Thursday, and 9:30 AM to 3 PM and 4:30 to 5:30 PM on Friday. Credit cards are accepted at most large hotels, shops, and restaurants. Traveler's checks in U.S. dollars are a widely accepted form of payment.
Driver License RequirementsNo rental cars are available to drive; most visitors use taxis, buses, ferries, and motor scooters to get around.
Clothing RequirementsLightweight clothing such as shorts, t-shirts, and sundresses. Bermuda has no rainy season and hurricanes seldom strike the island, so no raincoats required here!
Tourism InformationIn the U.S., you can contact the Bermuda Department of Tourism at 800-223-6106; in Canada, call 800-387-1304.
Bermuda is honeymoon paradise consisting of approximately 180 islands linked by bridges. Located 650 miles / 1046 kilometers east of North Carolina, a beautiful stretch of the Atlantic dazzles Bermuda’s 75 miles / 120 kilometers of dramatic coastline with sparkling turquoise waves. All of the islands offer lush vegetation, unique wildlife and beautiful beaches . . . some of which boast pink sand, a feature found in only a few places worldwide. This tiny overseas territory of the UK offers visitors extraordinary weather, amazing scenery and plenty to do. Those who grace Bermuda with their presence on their honeymoon find out why they say Bermuda is an island paradise made for two.
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Other Important Information
Destination Wedding Information
- Request a Notice of Intended Marriage form from Bermuda's Registrar General's Office (441-297-7709 or 441-297-7707), or the Bermuda Department of Tourism office nearest you.
- Fill it out and mail it back to the Registrar General, Government Administration Building, 30 Parliament Street, Hamilton HM 12 Bermuda, along with a cashier's check or bank draft made payable to the Accountant General, Hamilton, Bermuda, in the amount of $210.00 U.S. dollars (plus $21.00 for the certificate).
Your license will be valid for three months, and can be picked up at the Registrar's office by you or a designated person.
by Judy Faust last updated on 03/30/2009