Electric Supply and Plugs
220-240 Volts. Dominica uses 2 types of plug socket the ‘Type G' - British 3 prong plugs and ‘Type D' - Indian/Old British 3 prong rounded plugs. Ensure you take an appropriate adaptor if you require charging of electrical equipment (cameras etc) on your holiday.
English is the official language, but French Creole is spoken by most of the population.
Dominica has a hot, humid subtropical climate with temperatures averaging 20-30 Celsius all year. Temperatures in the mountains are noticeably cooler and the central range of mountains which the trail passes is often under cloud cover. The spring months (Feb-Apr) are the driest, and the heaviest rains and humidity falls from June to October.
Local currency is the East Caribbean Dollar. For up to date currency conversions please see: www.xe.com
A valid passport (with a least 6 months remaining validity) is required. Visas are not required for nationals from the UK, most of the EU, USA, Canada or Australia. Nationals of certain EU countries do require a visa. Nationals of other countries should contact the high commission or embassy in their own countries for information on whether visas are required and how to obtain them.
You should attend your own doctor and dentist for a check-up. Your doctor will have access to the most up to date information on the required vaccinations for the country you are visiting. In general we recommend vaccinations against the following: Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid, & Hepatitis 'A'. Yellow Fever vaccination is not mandatory for visitors travelling from non-endemic areas. A very good online resource is the UK National Health Travellers website at fitfortravel.nhs.uk