Area: 10,991 km²
Population: 2,889,187 inhabitants (2012)
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .
January, February, March, April and December are the best months to travel to Jamaica. In these months you avoid the rainy and hurricane season.
English is the official language of Jamaica. In addition, there are many Jamaican (Patois) spoken.
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months when leaving Jamaica.
A visa is not required if you are staying in Jamaica for less than 90 days.
You must departure from Jamaica to pay a departure tax of around 20 euros per person.
Business travelers do need a visa request.
Embassies and consulates
Dutch embassy in Cuba (also Jamaica): cuba.nlambassade.org .
Dutch consulate in Jamaica: cuba.nlambassade.org .
Jamaican Embassy in Belgium (also Netherlands) rijksoverheid.nl .
Jamaican consulate in the Netherlands: consuljamaica.nl .
For a visit to Jamaica is advisable to get one or more vaccinations.
In Jamaica (except Kingston) there is malaria.
Money and Money
Jamaica is paid by the Jamaican dollar (JMD).
Traffic and route
In Jamaica you have to drive on the left side of the road.
In Jamaica, you need in some cases a converter.
The tap water is safe to drink.
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An overview of all the holidays in Jamaica can be found on Beleven.org .
Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Jamaica can be found on Protected Planet .
Jamaica 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.