The Bahamas is a country located in Caribbean. The country has no land neighbors.
English is an official language in The Bahamas. It means that if you speak it, you would be able to communicate with almost everyone. If not, it is highly recommended that you acquire some basic English before traveling to The Bahamas.
The national currency in The Bahamas is Bahamian dollar (BSD). The dollar (B$) is subdivided into 100 cent.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 1.09 BSD and 1 USD is worth 1 BSD.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in The Bahamas is 93.73 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 171.07 Mbps and 126.25 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density The Bahamas has more ATMs than most other countries.124.21 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in The Bahamas, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 2 socket types used in The Bahamas. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
In the year 2023, The Bahamas will celebrate 11 national public holidays. The next one Christmas Day will take place on December 25.
|January 2, 2023||New Year’s DayNew Year’s Day|
|January 9, 2023||Majority Rule DayMajority Rule Day|
|April 3, 2023||Perry Christie DayPerry Christie Day|
|April 7, 2023Moving holiday||Good FridayGood Friday|
|April 10, 2023Moving holiday||Easter MondayEaster Monday|
|May 29, 2023Moving holiday||Whit MondayWhit Monday|
|July 10, 2023||Independence DayIndependence Day|
|August 7, 2023||Emancipation DayEmancipation Day|
|October 13, 2023||National Heroes’ DayNational Heroes’ Day|
|December 25, 2023||Christmas DayChristmas Day|
|December 26, 2023||St. Stephen’s DayBoxing Day|
What hotel chains are present in Bahamas?
There are no Mariott hotels in The Bahamas.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in The Bahamas.
The IHG hotel chain operates in The Bahamas.
What fast food chains are present in Bahamas?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in The Bahamas.
The KFC chain operates in The Bahamas.
The Burger King chain operates in The Bahamas.
What is the weather like in Nassau?
Weather data for Nassau (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in The Bahamas.
Emergency phones in Bahamas
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.