a rich and dynamic culture that makes it a dream destination for all. If you
are planning your maiden visit to the reggae island, there are a few tips that
can make your vacation perfect. It’s a wonderful destination choice as the
locals are friendly filled with fascinating stories on their history. Here are
travel tips that will make your first trip to Jamaica memorable.
Know the best time to visit
experiences a tropical marine climate throughout the year with temperatures
ranging between 80 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit. That aside, they do have a peak
season, December through April and it’s the busiest time to visit Jamaica.
During the peak season, the airline and hotel rates are typically higher. The
best time to visit would be during the off-peak season, May through November.
Then, you are likely to encounter lower airline and hotel rates as well as
the rainy season May to June and October to November, take that Jamaican
vacation in the months of July and August, which is not a rainy season and is
Keep your documents safe
this is a foreign trip and you need to know where your passport is at all
times. You should also carry along with other identification documents such as
a driver’s license in case there is a need for verification. If you have
medical coverage to travel abroad, carry a copy of it.
note, you need to know where you are staying, address, phone number, and the
available means to get there. For instance, hotel pick-ups, taxi or public
Go for local Jamaican cuisine
Food is an
important factor in any vacation, so try out the Jamaican local cuisine. Here
you can eat some of the freshest tropical foods, vegetables, and seafood that
you can’t find back home. Jamaica is home to the popular “jerk” spices, which
means you have to spare some time and try this Jamaican cuisine. Jamaicans
pride in their cuisine and they would be glad if you tried it as well. It will
also offer you an opportunity to interact with the locals as they enjoy their
when traveling to a different country, visitors exchange money at a bank or use
local ATM to withdrawal local currency. However, in Jamaica, an American may
not need to undergo all that as U.S dollars are accepted in most places.
Tourist-friendly restaurants and hotels have excursions and menus with U.S
dollars listed prices. When planning to visit less touristy regions or spending
cash at street vendors or supermarkets, it’s ideal to have local currency. You
can also have both currencies on hand in the event of a poor exchange rate.
is home to some of the most beautiful white sand beaches, there is more. Travel
deeper into the island and you will discover plenty of beautiful caves, lush
mountains, a breathtaking waterfall and so much more.
will make your first trip to Jamaica memorable. In addition, relax, take it
easy and enjoy Jamaica. Kick back and absorb all the good vibe of this island. …