Guam

Surface: 549 km²
Capital: Hagåtña (Agana)
Population: 159 358 inhabitants (2010)
 

Best time
January, February and March are the best months to travel to Guam. In these months the probability of precipitation is relatively smaller. However, please note that on Guam the year falls by high precipitation.

Language

English and Chamorro are both an official language on Guam.

Travel documents
You must have a passport that is valid for departure from Guam.
A visa is not necessary if you are traveling with a transport company that works with the "visa waiver program" and stays shorter than 90 days.
Note: Since January 12, 2009, travelers traveling under the visa waver program to the US, register no later than 72 hours prior to arrival on Guam. This registration is to fill out a questionnaire on the Internet: esta.cbp.dhs.gov

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch embassy in the Philippines (also for Guam) filipijnen.nlambassade.org .
US embassy in Netherlands: thehague.usembassy.gov .
US consulate in the Netherlands: amsterdam.usconsulate.gov .

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Guam it is advisable to get one or more vaccinations.

Money and Money
On Guam is paid to the US dollar (USD).

Traffic and route
On Guam, you must drive on the right side of the road.
With the Google route planner allows you to, from or within Guam provide directions.

Electricity
On Guam in some cases a plug adapter and / or transformer is needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Guam can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Guam can be found on Abyznewslinks .

Internet
Websites from Guam ending in .gu.
Official websites of Guam: guam.gov and visitguam.org .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Guam.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Guam.

Holidays
An overview of all the holidays in Guam can be found at World Travel Guide .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) on Guam can be found on Protected Planet .
Guam is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.

 

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