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 St Barts - General Info

Time Zone

UTC -4

Electrical Supply

Voltage is 220 AC, 60 cycles.

Money

Euro. US$ are widely accepted.

American Express has an office (05 90 52 97 06 ) on the island, at La Savane Center in St Jean. They offer American Express Cardmembers the usual services, and since local ATMs do not accept American Express Cards, they fill the gap by providing emergency check cashing in Euro or USD.

Communications

International dialing code for St Barts is +590

Phones
Without a local SIM card, mobile phone services are limited. Cards can be purchased from the France Telecom's office in St. Jean. It takes 24hrs to activate.

Internet
"Maya's to Go" in St-Jean, as well as the Brasserie "Le Repaire" in Gustavia, offer free WiFi.

Bart Telecom has a hot spot in Gustavia. Contact them for an access card.

Post
The island's post office has two branches; one in Gustavia and one in Lorient.

UPS, Federal Express and DHL all have agents on the Island.

Events

Carnival & St Barts Regatta

August 24 St Barts Day

Emergencies

Police - Dial 17
Medical Emergencies - Dial 17
Fire Emergencies - Dial 18

Publications

IMRY AND ADLARD COLES PILOT BOOKS are available at a discounted price for Noonsite.com users via World Cruising Club

A Cruising Guide to the Lesser Antilles
Author: Frank Virgintino
Published by www.freecruisingguide.com (July 2012)
Available at Kindle as well as all other EPub bookstores (September 2012)
The three .pdf files are free to download at: www.freecruisingguide.com
See Noonsite further details here

A Thinking Mans Guide to Voyages South - the many facets of Caribbean Cruising
Author: Frank Virgintino
Published: 3rd Edition January 2013
Available as a Kindle version at www.amazon.com as well as other EPub bookstores.
The latest edition of this route planner is larger than ever. For more details see this report

Cruising Guide to the Leeward Islands
By Chris Doyle
Published by Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson (12th edition 2012)
ISBN: 978-0944428931

Vip Cruising Guide St. Maarten/St. Martin Area to Antigua & Barbuda
By William J. Eiman
Publisher: Virgin Island Plus Yacht Charters, Incorporat (November 1992)
ISBN-13: 978-0963504807

Routes and Waypoints
By Captain Pieter D. Brown
Publisher Baico Publishing Consultants Inc., Ontario, Canada (2011)
ISBN: 978-1-926596-83-9
A Navigational & Piloting Guide of Suggested Routes with Waypoints from Eastern Canada to Grenada including: the Canadian & USA E. Coasts, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Leeward & Windward Islands.
Read Review here

Update History

March 2013: Clearance info. re. St. Martin and outgoing clearance from Arnd of SV Zanshin.

Noonsite welcomes information and updates especially regarding clearance, customs and immigration procedures from cruisers visiting this country.
Please E-mail noonsite with any new information, updates or corrections. Even just a short email confirming that the current data is accurate would be most helpful.

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