Useful Information

Currency:

Aruban florin (AWG)

1 USD = 1.7798 AWG

The U.S. Dollar is accepted nearly everywhere.

There is no need to exchange U.S. Dollars for Florin. Other currencies can be exchanged in banks.

Credit/Debit Cards and ATMs:

Major credit cards are accepted by most businesses, shops and hotels. They can also be used in ATMs if the card bears CIRRUS or Plus System logos. ATMs are located in many places around the island.

Time zone:

AST (UTC-4)

Official languages

Dutch and Papiamento

[12.6% speaks Spanish; 7.7% speaks English]

Weather

Temperatures are consistently mild and there is no major rainy season. The island lies completely outside the hurricane belt, and the ocean temperature hovers around 82ºF. all year long. Day time temperatures run a Summer average of 90ºF. and Winter average of 87ºF. Night time lows rarely lows rarely fall below 80ºF. in the Summer or 76ºF. during the Winter.

Transportation

Rental cars, taxis, buses, and personal automobiles are the most common methods of travel in Aruba. The majority of the roads are paved, but towards the interior of the island you will encounter unpaved roads. The most economical option for your island transportation is Arubus".

Voltage

110-120 Volts (Same as U.S./Canada)

More information about Aruba

Wikipedia

Official Aruba Tourism Authority website. Includes accommodations, shopping and dining guides, activities and events and other tourist travel information. http://es.aruba.com/

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