US State Dept Travel Advisory
The US Department of State currently recommends US citizens exercise normal precautions in Grenada. Consult its website via the link below for updates to travel advisories and statements on safety, security, local laws, and special circumstances in this country.
US citizens should make sure their passport will not expire for at least 6 months after they enter the country even if they do not intend to stay that long. They should also make sure they have at least 1 blank page in their passport for any entry stamp that will be required. A visa is not required, although Grenada requires travelers to have evidence of return/onward travel arrangements.
+(1)(473) 444-1174, +(1)(473) 444-1175; EMER: +(1)(473) 407-2495; US Embassy Grenada, L’Anse aux Epines Main Road, St. George, Grenada; https://bb.usembassy.gov/embassy/grenada/; StgeorgesACS@state.gov
Local Emergency Phone
Ambulance: 434; Fire: 112; Police: 911
An International Certificate of Vaccination for yellow fever is required for travelers arriving from countries with a risk of yellow fever transmission and for travelers having transited through the airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission. See WHO recommendations.
Tropical; tempered by northeast trade winds
East Caribbean dollars (XCD)
230 V / 50 Hz / plug types(s): G
English, French patois
Protestant 49.2%, Roman Catholic 36%, Jehovah's Witness 1.2%, Rastafarian 1.2%
UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Yes, but some opt for bottled water
International Driving Permit
Suggested; additionally, traveler will need to present their US driver's license & IDP to local police to pay a special registration fee
Road Driving Side
Grand Anse Beach; Saint George’s; Underwater Sculpture Park; Fort Frederick; Fort George; Grand Etang and Annandale Forest Reserves; Belmont Estate
While it is normal to be late for social or personal meetings, Grenadians expect promptness for business.
Always examine the bill to see if a service charge has already been included. If not, leave 15% as a tip. Bellhops receive $1 (USD) per bag to carry luggage to your room. Taxi drivers generally receive a 10-15% tip on a fare or tour.
Leather goods, handmade jewelry, rum, spices and homemade jams and jellies, straw goods, batik fabric items, natural beauty products
Oil down — a stew of breadfruit, salted meat, chicken, dumplings, callaloo (a vegetable), and other vegetables stewed in coconut milk, herbs, and spices; Pupusas - corn tortillas stuffed with a variety of fillings including refried beans, cheese, and/or pork and then fried; traditionally served with salsa and cabbage
Please visit the following links to find further information about your desired destination.
World Health Organization (WHO) - To learn what vaccines and health precautions to take while visiting your destination.
US State Dept Travel Information - Overall information about foreign travel for US citizens.
To obtain an international driving permit (IDP). Only two organizations in the US issue IDPs:
American Automobile Association (AAA) and American Automobile Touring Alliance (AATA)
How to get help in an emergency?
Contact the nearest US embassy or consulate, or call one of these numbers:
from the US or Canada - 1-888-407-4747 or from Overseas - +1 202-501-4444
Page last updated: Wednesday, October 05, 2022