Reasons To Visit Port of Spain
Port of Spain is the capital of Trinidad and Tobago offering plenty of sunshine and warm weather which is the perfect backdrop to enjoy its array of stunning beaches and many beautiful natural spots. Many visitors come to the city simply to enjoy lounging on one of its pristine beaches where you can enjoy a cocktail or sit back and have dinner with friends in the evening. The atmosphere in the city heats up during the carnival which is celebrated as one of the finest in the world, while you can also enjoy a variety of shows all year round at the National Academy for Performing Arts.
Arriving In Port of Spain
Piarco International Airport is the primary airport in Trinidad and Tobago located around 30 km from Port of Spain. If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Port of Spain, it is not possible to make the journey directly. However, it is possible to travel with only a single transfer as the airport has a variety of connections.
When you have arrived at Piarco International Airport there are many taxis available just outside of the airport, although those who are on a strict budget may prefer to use one of the public buses. Inside the airport you will find everything you would need including a couple of cafés and eateries alongside duty-free shopping. As well as this, you can also connect to the airport’s complimentary Wi-Fi network to access the web.
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Port of Spain Travel Information
UAE nationals wishing to travel to Trinidad and Tobago will have to apply for a visa first before making the trip. In Port of Spain the weather is warm all year round with average highs between 28 to 32 degrees, although there is a lengthy rainy season in the country commencing in June through until November. Although the official currency you will need in Trinidad and Tobago is the Trinidad and Tobago dollar, you will find that plenty of establishments will accept US dollars as payment. Be advised that there are several car rental agencies at the airport in Port of Spain available at the airport, so if you want your own vehicle during your stay you can rent one as soon as you have touched down.
* This information is correct as of January 2018
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