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ABV in April 2012

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ABV in April 2012

Hi My wife & I will visit ABV in April.Can u tell us -

1) what electric sockets are in use at ABV (UK or USA )

2) can u walk into the centre of speightstown from ABV

3) Is there a safe ATM within walking distance of ABV

WE are fairly fit & regular visitors to various caribbean islands though this will be our first to Barbados


bob & june

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1. Re: ABV in April 2012


1. USA - The voltages are the similar, but the frequency is not. 50Hz in Barbados vs. 60Hz in the US. Motors run slower, heating elements don't get as hot, desk clocks and other similar timing devices show incorrect time.

2. Yes you can, it's 15 minutes walking.

3. Yes, you will find an ATM at the 24 Hour Shell Petrol Station in Speightstown on Highway 1. Other ATMs are located at CIBC First Caribbean International Bank, Royal Bank of Canada and the Barbados National Bank all located on Queen's Street.

Do take a look at www.totallybarbados.com where you will find a wealth of quality and up-to-date information on the island.


Edited: 12:16 pm, February 16, 2012
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