Capital: The Valley
Time zone: GMT – 4
Telephone services: Country Code: 1 264
Outgoing Code: 011
Emergency telephone numbers: 911
Tourist information: Anguilla Tourist Office 3 Epirius Road London SW6 7UJ Tel: (020) 7937 7725 Fax: (020) 7938 4793.
Passport information: Valid passport required by all. Return Ticket required. Requirements may be subject to short term change. Contact embassy before departure.
Visa information: Visa May be required by some nationals check with the Passport office Clive House Petty France London SW7.
Health information: Polio Typhoid: Vaccination recommended
Yellow Fever: A vaccination certificate is required from passengers over 1 year of age arriving from infected areas
Food & drink: Water is untreated and not safe to drink.
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) = 100 cents Exchange: Currency may be exchanged in the capital.
Amex is the most widely used credit card. Visa has a limited acceptance. Travellers cheques in US dollars are the easiest to exchange.
ATM availability: Unavailable.
Cost of living: Hotels range from deluxe class to self-catering but all are expensive.
Weather: Generally hot. Oct – Dec is the raining season July – Oct hurricanes may occur.
Electricity: 110/220 volts AC 60 Hz.
Post: 4 days to 2 weeks.
Transport: ROAD: There is a good but basic network of roads. TAXIS: Are available at the airport and seaports with various fixed prices to hotels and resorts. CAR HIRE: Agencies are present. DOCUMENTATION: A temporary licence can be issued by the police station in the capital on presentation of a valid national driving licence.
Special information: Relaxed lifestyle with predominant English culture. Beachwear should be confined to the beach and resort areas