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The Cayman Islands: Travel Tips

Tourist Information
Currency
Holidays & Events
Language
Population
Telecommunications
Transportation
Weather

 Tourist Information:
In the US:
Cayman Islands Tourist Dept

420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2733
New York, NY 10170
Tel: 212-682-5582

Cayman Islands Tourist Dept
9525 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 160
Rosemont, IL 60018
Tel: 708-678-6446

Cayman Islands Tourist Dept
Two Memorial City Plaza
820 Gessner, Suite 170
Houston, TX 77024
Tel: 713-461-1317

Cayman Islands Tourist Dept
3440 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1202
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tel: 213-738-1968

Cayman Islands Tourist Dept
6100 Blue Lagoon Drive, Suite 150
Miami, FL 33126
Tel: 305-266-2300

In the Caymans:
Department of Tourism

Pavilion Building, Cricket Lane
George Town, Grand Cayman, B.W.I.
Tel: 345-949-0623


 Currency:

Although the US dollar is widely accepted, the official currency is the Cayman Island (CI) dollar. The United Nations offers exchange rate information.

 Holidays & Events:
These events have a tendency to change venue and date rapidly. We strongly suggest calling or writing the Tourist Board to get exact information.
  • New Years Day, January 1
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Discovery Day, Third Monday in May
  • Queen's Birthday, Monday following her actual birthday
  • Constitution Day, First Monday in July
  • Remembrance Day
  • Christmas Day, December 25
  • Boxing Day

 Language:
English is widely spoken throughout The Cayman Islands.

 Population:
About 49,000 people live in The Cayman Islands, with most residing on Grand Cayman.

 Telecommunications:
The area code is 345, followed by a seven digit local number.

 Transportation:
Taxis:
Taxis are readily available on Grand Cayman and meet every arriving flight. Rates are fixed and the average fare from the airport to Seven Mile Beach is $10 to $12.

Car Rentals:
Since the islands are relatively flat and small, renting a car is a good option. But keep in mind that you must drive on the left. Click here for our Cayman Islands Car Rental page.

Bicycle and Motorcycle Rentals:
Soto's offers motorcycles and scooters. - 345-947-4652
Bicycles Cayman rents bicycles. - 345-949-5572

General:
See our car rental, airline, cruise line and tour operator listings for more information.


 Weather:
The average temperature in The Cayman Islands is about 80 degrees. Please visit our Caribbean Weather Page for the latest forecasts and weather news.

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