Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Capital Kingstown

Population 109,991

Area 389 km2

Key facts

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a country located in Caribbean. The country has no land neighbors.

English is an official language in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. 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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The national currency in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is East Caribbean dollar (XCD). The dollar (EC$) is subdivided into 100 cent.

With today's currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 2.62 XCD and 1 USD is worth 2.7 XCD.

Saint Vincentian
Banknotes

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

Saint Vincentian
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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 108.89 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 139.19 Mbps and 77.74 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density When compared to the world average, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has less ATMs.34.62 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There are 6 socket types used in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries. 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 A 230 V, 50 Hz  Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type E 230 V, 50 Hz  Type G 230 V, 50 Hz  Type I 230 V, 50 Hz  Type K 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).

Food & Hotels

What hotel chains are present in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

There are no Mariott hotels in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

There are no Hilton hotels in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The IHG hotel chain operates in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

There are no Best Western hotels in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

There are no Radisson hotels in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

There are no Accor hotels in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

What fast food chains are present in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

If you are not a fan of trying new dishes, have a look at the following list of fast-food chains in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The McDonald's chain does not operate in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The KFC chain operates in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Burger King chain does not operate in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Subway chain operates in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Domino's Pizza chain does not operate in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Weather

Today the sun in Kingstown, rises at 5:53 AM and sets at 5:57 PM. The climate of Kingstown may be categorized as a equatorial rainforest (Af), according to Koppen's classification system.
TodaySep 29ThunderstormLow: 26.4°C (79.52°F)High: 28°C (82.4°F)
FridaySep 30ThunderstormLow: 27.6°C (81.68°F)High: 28.3°C (82.94°F)
SaturdayOct 1Rain showersLow: 28.1°C (82.58°F)High: 28.7°C (83.66°F)
SundayOct 2Rain showersLow: 27.8°C (82.04°F)High: 28.4°C (83.12°F)
MondayOct 3OvercastLow: 27.7°C (81.86°F)High: 28.3°C (82.94°F)
TuesdayOct 4Rain showersLow: 27.2°C (80.96°F)High: 28.4°C (83.12°F)

Weather data for Kingstown (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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Car Rental Avis , Sixt , Hertz are not available in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines traffic is left-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  1,939.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2012.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties 7.40 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.71.

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

Emergency phones in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

911 Police
911 Ambulance
911 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.

Cananbis legality Recreational usage: Decriminalized up to 2oz (57 grams)
Medical usage: Legal

Visa

What are visa requirements to enter Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

Currently, citizens of 188 countries can enter Saint Vincent and the Grenadines without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

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