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Major cities and airports in Trinidad and Tobago
1. Port of Spain – Piarco International Airport.
2. San Fernando – No airport, nearest is Piarco International Airport.
3. Arima – No airport, nearest is Piarco International Airport.
4. Chaguanas – No airport, nearest is Piarco International Airport.
5. Tobago – A.N.R. Robinson International Airport.
Time and Communication
Trinidad and Tobago operates on Atlantic Standard Time (AST, UTC -4:00), and does not observe daylight saving time. The country has a well-developed telecommunications network with major mobile operators including bmobile and Digicel offering high-quality service across the islands.
Money and shopping
The official currency is the Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD), with an exchange rate of approximately 6.7 TTD to 1 USD as of 2023. Payments in US dollars are typically accepted in tourist areas. Credit cards are commonly accepted, with Visa and MasterCard being the most widely accepted. ATMs and currency exchange offices are readily available, typically operating during normal business hours.
Transportation in Trinidad and Tobago includes a network of minibuses, known as “maxi-taxis”, as well as regular taxis and car rental services. There is also a ferry service between the two main islands.
- The Pitch Lake: One of the world’s largest natural deposits of asphalt, it is a unique geological phenomenon worth exploring.
- Port of Spain: The capital city, with its vibrant markets and colonial architecture, offers a rich cultural experience.
- Nylon Pool: This is a natural, meter-deep crystal clear swimming pool located off Pigeon Point, Tobago.
- Caroni Bird Sanctuary: A paradise for birdwatchers, this sanctuary is home to the national bird, the Scarlet Ibis.
- Pigeon Point: Known as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, it’s a must-see for any tourist visiting Tobago.