Sint Maarten

Area: 34 km²
Capital: Philipsburg
Population: 37 429 inhabitants (2010)
 

Travel advice
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit Diplomatie.belgium.be .

Best time
January, February, March and April are the best months to travel to Sint Maarten. This avoids the rainy and hurricane season.

Weather and Climate
St. Maarten has a tropical climate. The temperatures are all year round between 25 and 30 degrees.

Language
Dutch is the official language of Sint Maarten. English is the most spoken language on St. Maarten.

Travel documents
You must have a valid passport.
A visa is not required if you are staying on St. Maarten for less than 30 days.

Embassies and consulates
St. Maarten is a country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
There is therefore no Netherlands Embassy and / or Consulate.
One can for detailed information about consular visit sintmaartengov.org .

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit St. Maarten you do not need vaccinations.
Vaccination against yellow fever is mandatory if you in the seven days before visiting St. Martin visited a yellow fever country. In St. Maarten there is Chikungunya.

Money and Money
On Sint Maarten is paid by the Antillean guilder (ANG) and US dollar (USD).

Traffic and route
In St. Maarten, you must drive on the right side of the road.

Electricity
You will need a converter in some cases.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding St. Martin can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from St Maarten available at Abyznewslinks .

Internet
Websites from Sint Maarten end in .an.
St. Maarten official website: vakantiestmaarten.nl .

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

Holidays
An overview of all the holidays in St. Maarten, visit Beleven.org .

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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