Activities & Sports
Scuba-diving and snorkeling, fishing, golf, whale-watching, bird-watching and relaxation.
Dining & Nightlife
Choose anywhere from fabulous high-end cuisine to native local cuisine. Tip where no gratuities are stated.
Designer apparal and sportswear, watches, jewelery and local handicrafts.
Flying time from:
Toronto: Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes
Montreal: Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes
Calgary: Approximately 7 hours (usually via Toronto)
Vancouver: Approximately 7 hours 30 minutes (usually via Toronto)
Currency: US dollars is the official currency. Traveler's cheques, which can be cashed at local banks, and most credit cards are accepted. ATM's are banks are widely available as well.
Climate: The average temperature ranges between 85 and 90 degrees (29-32 degrees celsius) from June to October, sometimes reaching the mid 90's (35 degrees celsius), especially in the late summer months.
Electricity: Same as Canada and the U.S.
Documents: Visitors from Canada will only need to show proof of citizenship: either a valid passport, or an expired passport no more than five years, or an original birth certificate and official photo identification, such as a driver's license. All other nationalities please consult a vacation specialist or the Turks and Caicos tourist office at 1-866-413-8875.
Note: Some hotels require credit card imprint upon check-in for any incidental charges. Hotel check-in is typically between 3pm and 4pm. If your flight arrives early, it is a good idea to pack essential items in your carry-on luggage (i.e. bathing suit, suntan lotion, medications, etc.), so you do not miss any valuable vacation time.
For more information visit www.turkandcaicostourism.com or contact the Turks and Caicos tourist office in Canada at 1-866-413-8875.