Cheap calls from Trinidad to North America are available from February 2004 with the new TSTT “Talk Fuh So” calling cards. The cards may only be used at public phones and will be available from all phone card retail points in $20 denominations.
There is an ATM at the RBTT bank and also one at Coral Cove Marina.
Cruisers who have visited here report that prices on everything, from transportation to beer and food, are rising steeply. In the space of 6 months in late 2007, some goods rose by 30-50%.
CrewsInn has a new 24-hour Business Centre for marina and hotel guests with high-speed Internet access (TT$10/hour), photocopying, scanning and fax services. Internet access for laptops is also available.
The Medicard Discount card is available from Boaters Enterprise (Crews Inn) at special prices for cruisers; 55 and over, 6 months or 1 year. The card gives discounts of up to 25% on visits to doctors, dentists, lab services, health care facilities such as Community Hospital in Cocorite, optometrists and pharmacies. Also discounts in participating shops and service providers such as Sails Restaurant, Budget Marine, Ace Sails and Canvas and the Upholstery Shop.
The Carenage Health Clinic offers free yellow fever vaccinations on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. For more information on free vaccinations contact the Carenage Health Clinic (868) 632 1860.
Asa Wright nature reserve
Cré Olé, the Trinidad and Tobago Guide to Dining and Nightlife, available free from YSATT office and other outlets.