Trinidad and Tobago : Travel

Traveller information

Immigration and customs: 

Passports must be valid for at least three months from the date of departure. Visas are required by most Commonwealth nationals. If you are travelling on from Trinidad and Tobago, some countries will require you to have a yellow fever vaccination certificate (see Travel Health below). Prohibited imports include any parts or products of coconut palms; honey; and marine animals and plants.

Travel within the country: 

Traffic drives on the left. Most visitors can drive for up to 90 days with a foreign driving licence.

Scheduled flights and ferries operate between the two islands; fast ferries take 2.5 hours. Taxis are available on both islands and official taxis are recognised by the ‘H’ on their licence plates. Taxis are not metered and fares should be agreed before travel.

Travel health: 

Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include dengue fever, diphtheria, hepatitis B and yellow fever. The World Health Organization has recommended vaccination against yellow fever.

There were 402,000 tourist arrivals in 2011.