Barbados, the easternmost Caribbean island, is a popular tourist destination due to its wonderful year-round climate, gorgeous landscape, and friendly people.
Population: 279,254 (2005 Estimate) Size:431 square kilometers
Highest Point: 336 m – Mount Hillaby Currency: The Barbadian dollar is used but US Dollars are also widely accepted on the island, and well-known international credit cards and traveler’s checks are accepted in most stores and restaurants. Banks and ATMs are freely available and cash withdrawals can be made.
Entry requirements vary for each destination; it is your responsibility to verify you have the correct documents prior to travel.
Time Zone: Barbados lies within the Atlantic Time Zone, four hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. Daylight Savings Time is not observed.
Driving: Cars drive on the left-hand side of the road on Barbados (like England). Voltage: Some outlets on Barbados use the same voltage as the mainland US, 110 volts. Others use 50 Hz