Trinidad and Tobago

Capital Port of Spain

Population 1,349,667

Area 5,130 km2

Key facts

Trinidad and Tobago is a country located in Caribbean. The country has no land neighbors.

English is an official language in Trinidad and Tobago. 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 Trinidad and Tobago.

The national currency in Trinidad and Tobago is Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD). The dollar (TT$) is subdivided into 100 cent.

With today's currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 6.6 TTD and 1 USD is worth 6.8 TTD.

Trinidadian
Banknotes

TT$1TT$5TT$10TT$20TT$100

Trinidadian
Coins

1102550

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 Trinidad and Tobago is 93.56 Mbps and mobile is 41.26 Mbs.The global average is 139.19 Mbps and 77.74 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density The number of ATMs per person in Trinidad and Tobago is close to the world average.43.89 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration No data available.

Socket types

There are 2 socket types used in Trinidad and Tobago. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines.

Type A 115 V, 60 Hz  Type B 115 V, 60 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 Trinidad and Tobago?

There are no Mariott hotels in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Hilton hotel chain operates in Trinidad and Tobago.

The IHG hotel chain operates in Trinidad and Tobago.

There are no Best Western hotels in Trinidad and Tobago.

There are Radisson hotels in Port of Spain.

There are no Accor hotels in Trinidad and Tobago.

What fast food chains are present in Trinidad and Tobago?

Callaloo, Doubles are some of the most well-known delicacies to come out of Trinidad and Tobago. If none of these foods appeal to you, check out the list of fast-food restaurants in Trinidad and Tobago below.

The McDonald's chain operates in Trinidad and Tobago.

The KFC chain operates in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Burger King chain operates in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Subway chain operates in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Domino's Pizza chain does not operate in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Starbucks chain operates in Trinidad and Tobago.

Weather

Today the sun in Port of Spain, rises at 5:53 AM and sets at 5:58 PM. The climate of Port of Spain may be categorized as a equatorial savanna (Aw), according to Koppen's classification system.
TodaySep 29Rain showersLow: 23.6°C (74.48°F)High: 29.4°C (84.92°F)
FridaySep 30OvercastLow: 24.3°C (75.74°F)High: 31.6°C (88.88°F)
SaturdayOct 1Partly cloudlyLow: 24.9°C (76.82°F)High: 32.4°C (90.32°F)
SundayOct 2Rain showersLow: 25°C (77°F)High: 32°C (89.6°F)
MondayOct 3FogLow: 23.4°C (74.12°F)High: 30.8°C (87.44°F)
TuesdayOct 4Rain showersLow: 23°C (73.4°F)High: 30.2°C (86.36°F)

Weather data for Port of Spain (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 Trinidad and Tobago.

Car Rental Avis , Sixt , Hertz are all available in Trinidad and Tobago.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  With a score of 2.8, Trinidad and Tobago is placed 120th out of 129 nations.

Driving Side In Trinidad and Tobago traffic is left-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  136.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2015.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties 9.30 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.71.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 2: Exercise increased caution. 

Emergency phones in Trinidad and Tobago

999 Police
990 Ambulance
990 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

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

Cananbis legality Recreational usage: Decriminalized up to 30g
Medical usage: Illegal

Visa

What are visa requirements to enter Trinidad and Tobago?

Currently, citizens of 103 countries can enter Trinidad and Tobago 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 Trinidad and Tobago.

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