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Health care

Vaccinations

Vaccination needed receipt required
yellow fever no
Typhoid & Polio 1
malaria no
Eat Drink 2
cholera no

Overview

There is a well-equipped hospital in the vicinity of Hamilton, as well as numerous doctors and dentists. Taking out travel health insurance with return transport is recommended, as medical costs are high. An individual first-aid kit should be taken with you and protected according to the temperatures on the way. Check best-medical-schools for more information.

Notes vaccinations

[1] Typhoid can occur, poliomyelitis cannot. Typhoid vaccination is recommended for backpacking and long-term stays. [2] Careful food and drinking water hygiene is advised to avoid intestinal infections.

Other risks

Dengue fever, transmitted by mosquitoes, occurs. An effective insect repellent is recommended. Hepatitis A and hepatitis B occur. A hepatitis A vaccination is generally recommended. Vaccination against hepatitis B should be given during long stays and close contact with the local population, as well as with children and young people in general. HIV/AIDS is widespread, as on other Caribbean islands, and a great danger for everyone who risks infection: unprotected sexual contacts, unclean syringes or cannulas and blood transfusions can pose significant health risks.

Money

Currency

1 Bermuda dollar = 100 cents. Currency code: BD$, BMD (ISO code). Banknotes are in denominations of BD$100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2; Coins in denominations of BD$1, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents. The currency is tied to the US dollar, which is an equal means of payment.

Credit cards

American Express, Mastercard and VISA are accepted in almost all shops, restaurants and hotels. Mastercard and VISA can also be used in banks for cash withdrawals. In addition, money can be withdrawn from ATMs around the island 24 hours a day at Bank of Bermuda and Butterfield Bank with Mastercard, VISA cards or cards bearing the Cirrus or Plus symbol. Details from the issuer of the relevant credit card.

ATMs

Bank cards The Girocard (formerly EC card) with the Cirrus, Plus or Maestro symbol is accepted worldwide. It can be used at ATMs with the Cirrus, Plus or Maestro symbol. Transactions are subject to a fee. Further information from banks and credit institutes. Attention: Travelers who want to pay with their bank customer card abroad and withdraw money should find out from their bank about the possibility of using their card before starting their journey.

Travelers cheques

Traveller’s checks are no longer accepted in Bermuda.

Bank opening hours

Mon-Thu 9.30am-3pm, Fri 9.30am-4.30pm (variations are possible). A bank also opens on Sat from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Foreign exchange regulations

The import and export of local and foreign currency is unlimited, with a declaration requirement for sums with an equivalent value of more than 10,000 BDA$.

Currency Exchange

The US dollar is recognized as an equal means of payment in Bermuda. You can only change money in official banks or exchange offices.

Currencies

Code Symbol Exchange rates (no guarantee)
USD U.S$ 1 EUR = 1.04 US$
1 CHF = 1.24 US$
1 USD = 1.00 US$
BMD BD$ 1 EUR = 1.04 BD$
1 CHF = 1.24 BD$
1 USD = 1.00 BD$

Bermuda Money