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Jamaican Dollar (JMD), US dollar (USD).

Most ATMs, restaurants and stores accept international bank cards with Visa, MasterCard, Cirrus and Plus logo. Licensed cambios and commercial banks are accessible from the hotel.

Electricity and plugs

The standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 220 - 240 V (as is in the UK, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia), you will need a voltage converter for use in Jamaica.

Plugs are standard types A and B

jamaica plug   plug jamaica A

Health status

The most up to date information on the health status of Jamaica can be found via the Centre for Disease Control website here:

Medical facilities

There are a number of medical facilities and pharmacies located in Kingston.

  • The University Hospital of the West Indies
  • Medical Associates
  • Andrews Memorial Hospital
  • Kingston Public Hospital
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