Grenada

Capital St. George's

Population 103,328

Area 344 km2

Key facts

Grenada is a country located in Caribbean. The country has no land neighbors.

English is an official language in Grenada. 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 Grenada.

The national currency in Grenada is East Caribbean dollar (XCD). The dollar (EC$) is subdivided into 100 cent.

Grenadian
Banknotes

EC$5EC$10EC$20EC$50EC$100

Grenadian
Coins

1251025EC$1EC$2

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 Grenada is 142.13 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 192.75 Mbps and 130.75 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density The number of ATMs per person in Grenada is close to the world average.40.62 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Grenada, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There is one common socket type used in Grenada. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.

Type G 230 V, 50 Hz  

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).

Public holidays

In the year 2024, Grenada will celebrate 13 national public holidays.

Date Holiday name
January 1, 2023 New Year’s DayNew Year’s Day
February 7, 2023 Independence DayIndependence Day
April 7, 2023Moving holiday Good FridayGood Friday
April 10, 2023Moving holiday Easter MondayEaster Monday
May 1, 2023 Indian Arrival DayIndian Arrival Day
May 29, 2023Moving holiday Whit MondayWhit Monday
June 8, 2023Moving holiday Corpus ChristiCorpus Christi
August 7, 2023Moving holiday Emancipation DayEmancipation Day
August 11, 2023 CarnivalCarnival
October 25, 2023 Thanksgiving DayThanksgiving Day
December 25, 2023 Christmas DayChristmas Day
December 26, 2023 Boxing DayBoxing Day

Tourism

What hotel chains are present in Grenada?

There are no Mariott hotels in Grenada.

There are no Hilton hotels in Grenada.

There are no IHG hotels in Grenada.

There are no Best Western hotels in Grenada.

There are Radisson hotels in St. George’s.

There are no Accor hotels in Grenada.

What fast food chains are present in Grenada?

The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Grenada.

The KFC chain operates in Grenada.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Grenada.

The Subway chain operates in Grenada.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Grenada.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Grenada.

Weather

What is the weather like in St. George’s?

Today the sun in St. George’s, rises at 5:40 AM and sets at 6:27 PM. The climate of St. George’s may be categorized as a equatorial savanna (Aw), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayMay 30ThunderstormLow: 26.9°C (80.42°F)High: 28.9°C (84.02°F)
FridayMay 31Rain showersLow: 27.4°C (81.32°F)High: 30.3°C (86.54°F)
SaturdayJun 1Rain showersLow: 27°C (80.6°F)High: 30.5°C (86.9°F)
SundayJun 2ThunderstormLow: 26.7°C (80.06°F)High: 30.2°C (86.36°F)
MondayJun 3ThunderstormLow: 27.1°C (80.78°F)High: 31.1°C (87.98°F)
TuesdayJun 4ThunderstormLow: 26.7°C (80.06°F)High: 29.3°C (84.74°F)

Weather data for St. George’s (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

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 Grenada.

Car Rental Avis , Sixt , Hertz are all available in Grenada.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Grenada traffic is left-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  2,428.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2020.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties 8.00 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.74.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Grenada

911 Police
911 Ambulance
911 Fire police

Sources

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.

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Alcohol allowance

  • 1L of wine or spirits

Tobacco allowance

  • 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250g of tobacco
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