1. Summary (this page)
  2. Safety and security
  3. Terrorism
  4. Local laws and customs
  5. Entry requirements or, for non-UK citizens, the Visa Info Tool on our apps dashboard

Summary

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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.

The Venezuelan authorities have closed the borders with Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. There is currently no air or sea traffic between Curaçao and Venezuela. If you’re planning to travel on these routes, contact your tour operator for further advice.

The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. You should monitor local and international weather updates from the US National Hurricane Centre and follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation orders. See Natural disasters

UK health authorities have classified Curaçao as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Curaçao is used as a drug passageway from South America to Europe and North America. Don’t leave bags unattended nor agree to carry a package for anyone. See Crime

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Curaçao, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

If you need to contact the emergency services, call 911 (police and fire), 912 (ambulance) or 913 (coastguard).

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Cura
Currency: Netherlands Antillean Guilder (ANG)
Exchange Rate: still loading ...
ANG
Dialling Code: 599
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 390,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Papiamento (de facto official language) 81%
Dutch (official language) 8%


Capital City(s):
Willemstad (also largest city)
Telephone Area Code:
Population:
Latitude: Longitude:



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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