Martinique

Area: 1,102 km²
Capital: Fort-de-France
Population: 403 795 inhabitants (2007)
 

Travel advice
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
January, February, March and April are the best months to travel to Martinique. This avoids the rain and okraanseizoen.

Language
French is the official language in Martinique. In addition, there are small-scale spoken Creole.
 

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not necessary if you stay less than 3 months in Martinique.

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Martinique it is recommended to get one or more vaccinations.

Money and Money
Martinique is paid by the euro (EUR).

Traffic and route
In Martinique you must drive on the right side of the road.
 

Electricity
Sometimes a converter is needed.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.
 

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Martinique available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Martinique available at Abyznewslinks .

Internet
Websites from Martinique end in .mq.
Official website of Martinique martinique.org .

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

Holidays
An overview of all the holidays in Martinique available at Beleven.org .

 

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Tip for December

 

 

News: The Voyagerinfo Daily

 

Bonaire, Caribbean

 

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