TRAVEL GUIDE to THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
This is your ultimate travel guide to the British Virgin Islands!
CAPITAL: ROAD TOWN
The British Virgin Islands is a British Overseas territory consisting of four larger islands: Tortola, Anegada, Virgin Gorda, and Jost Van Dyke. Each island is unique with world-class resorts and white-sand beaches, for you to indulge in a perfect getaway from reality.
The British Virgin Islands, like the entire Caribbean islands, is a picture-perfect paradise. They will overwhelm you with white-sand beaches, excellent diving and snorkeling spots, and as much rum as you can handle.
With secluded beaches with a strong Caribbean culture and fancy sailing around Tortola, you need to add this archipelago to your bucket list.
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The British Virgin Islands belongs to the Caribbean Region, which is a massive archipelago located in the Caribbean Sea, subdivided into regions: the Lucayan Archipelago, the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, and the ABC Islands. With 13 sovereign states and 17 dependent territories in the Caribbean, the predominant languages are English, Spanish, French, Dutch and Antillean creole.
The Caribbean sprawls across more than 1.06 million square miles and is primarily located between North America and South America.
Currency: The British Virgin Islands has used the US dollar as its currency since 1959.
CARD PAYMENTS AND CASH WITHDRAWALS:
Credit Cards are widely accepted in the British Virgin Islands. However, you wouldn’t be able to use a debit card that is not Visa or Mastercard. Traveler’s Cheques are also accepted.
Plugs: For the British Virgin Islands, there are plug types A and B. Plug type A has two flat parallel pins and plug type B has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. BVI operates on a 110V supply voltage and 60Hz.
Connexion: Wi-Fi connection on every resort, free or on demand.
Best Time to visit
The sun always shines in the Caribbean.
Tourists come to the tropical islands especially when winter strikes their homeland. The temperatures, on average, are between 23 to 30 degrees Celsius regardless of the season.
With an average of 9 hours of sun per day, the peak season runs from December through to April. This is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall.
Also, note that hurricanes are common in the tropics. Hurricane season lasts from June through November so check the forecast before your vacation.
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