In order to get around Barbados you can use a variety of modes of transportation.
Barbados does not have a high crime rate but as a traveler you still need to be aware of dangerous situations that could arise and take the necessary precautionary measures.
Refrain from walking the beaches of the island at night because they can become quite desolate.
In Barbados mosquitoes and sand flies are commonly seen around the evening time.
All drugs and narcotics are illegal in Barbados and if you are caught with possession of these drugs serious penalties will apply.
The seas on the South and West coast of Barbados are much more calm and have few waves. Whereas, the sea on the East coast is considered dangerous, as there are many currents and rip tides.
There are two main hospitals on the island being the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) and Bayview Hospital.
All people entering Barbados must have a valid passport and valid return ticket. Some visitors may be required to obtain a Barbados visa in order to travel to the island.
There are various ways to travel to Barbados. Visitors can travel by airplane or cruise ship.
In Barbados the international business and financial services sector commenced around 1977.
Embassies and consulates are available on the island in case visitors need aid whether it be locating medical assistance or providing help with lost passports.
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As small as Barbados is, it is one of the most wired islands in the Caribbean in terms of the Internet, telecommunications and telephone infrastructure.