The federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis is the smallest sovereign state of the Americas since 19th September 1983 and member of the Commonwealth.
Federal Capital: Basseterre on St Kitts; Nevis capital: Charlestown
Currency: Caraïbe Dollar (US$ accepted)
No visas required for citizens of the USA, Commonwealth or E.U.
Clearance (entry and exit) at the customs offices for either island. If you intend to visit both islands, ask for a "Boat Pass" to reduce expenses.
You must pass immigration on the first island you visit.
A navigation permit (fee) is required if you intend to stop at other anchorages than the port of entry.
Pets may not go ashore.
- Radio ZIZ : FM 90 MHz, 555 kHz 20 kW
- Radio Paradise : 825 kHz 50 kW
Robert L. Bradshaw Airport: international flights via Antigua, St Maarten, Guadeloupe, Puerto Rico and inter-island flights to Nevis, Saba, Statia.
Shuttles to and from Basseterre and Charlestown (daily except Thursday and Sunday)
Taxis at the Airport and in Basseterre, Independence Square - VHF "any taxi": CH 13/16
Taxis à Charlestown, (869)469-1483 - VHF "any taxi": CH 16
Left-hand drive and temporary licence.
Car rental: TDC - T.: (869)465-2511 - Fax : (869)465-1099 - VHF 18
Basseterre (St. Kitts): Joseph N. France General Hospital (near Cayon Street and Wigley Ave) T.: (869)465-2551
Nevis: Docteur Diaz - T.: (869)469-5455
To St Kitts & Nevis: +1-869(7 chiffres)
From St Kitts & Nevis abroard :011(+ country code)
Operator : 355 (phone boxes with cards on sale in post office)
Internet : easy access de C&W