The hotels indicated on the map are potential accommodation venues for the VIII ACF in 2014. All hotels are within 5 minutes from the Hyatt Regency conference facility which is the main conference venue.
Visitors to Trinidad and Tobago can explore the various shopping and financial facilities available upon arrival at the Piarco International Airport here: http://www.piarcoairport.com
Not sure of what items to pack for a visit or thinking of exporting goods and services to T&T?
A note to visitors defining personal effects and exemptions items for travel can be found here: http://www.customs.gov.tt/travelling
Please refer to Trinidad & Tobago’s general customs regulations here: http://www.tntairports.com/piarco/customsregs.html
A more detailed set of guidelines can be found in our Customs and Excise Division here: http://www.customs.gov.tt/
Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago drive on the left side of the road. The license plate format is in the form PBX 1234 and is displayed on both the front and back of vehicles. The first letter of the license plate gives you an idea about the purpose of the vehicles.
H for ‘Hire’ used by all registered taxis
P for ‘Private’ used for personal and family use
R for ‘Rental’ used for all registered rental vehicles
T for ‘Transport’ used for all vehicles registered for motor lorry or goods.
There are many ways to obtain transportation upon exiting our airport terminal.
|Econo-Car Rentals Ltd||868-669-2342*|
|Europcar Trinidad & Tobago||868-621-2159|
|K.R.C AUTO RENTALS||868-662-8025|
|Hertz Car Rental||868-669-6239|
|Kalloo’s Rental & Taxi Services||868-669-5673|
|Singh’s Auto Rentals Ltd||868-669-5417|
|Sue’s Auto Rentals Ltd.||868-669-3831|
|Thrifty Car Rental||868-669-0602|
The following bus service is available from the Piarco International Airport to the Bus Terminal Hub in the City of Port of Spain
J137 – Port of Spain/Piarco
There are three (3) types of Buses:
1 International 1
1 International 2
Want to get most out of your visit to Trinidad and Tobago ? Transit to our sister isle Tobago either via a flight from the Tobago Terminal at the Piarco International Airport or take the inter-island ferry! www.tntisland.com/ferry.html
Please visit here for more ground transport options http://gotrinidadandtobago.com/travel-information/getting-around/
Currency: The local currency is the Trinidad and Tobago dollar. US dollars are widely accepted at an approximate rate of TT $6 to US $1.
Traveller’s cheques and international credit cards are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and malls.
ATM machines are located at the airport, banks, malls, cities and towns.
Here are some frequently used rates of exchange: http://www.customs.gov.tt/importing/rates-of-exchange
A tax of 10% is standard to most hotels and guesthouses accommodation in T&T. In addition, hotels may add on their own service charges of an additional 10% – but this depends on the provider.
It is industry practice that 10 % service charge is added to restaurant bills. This is independent of a tip or gratuity for waiters and service staff at the restaurant.
Value Added Tax
Value Added Tax, or VAT, is a 15% tax added to goods and services. The prices displayed in stores usually include this tax, unless otherwise stated. Companies registered to charge VAT, must prominently display their Certificate of Registration. Further information on VAT is available from: http://www.finance.gov.tt/services.php?mid=17