Barbados Shopping
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Barbados Shopping

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following items can be imported into Barbados duty-free in hand luggage (people over 18 years of age): 200 cigarettes or 100 cigars or 230 grams of tobacco products; 1 l of spirits; a small amount of perfume or a reasonable amount of eau de toilette for personal use; Souvenirs up to […]

Barbados Travel Guide
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Barbados Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Overview Barbados Security advice from the Foreign Office: Status : October 19, 2016 Unchanged valid since: October 13, 2016 Country-specific safety instructions Natural disasters In Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and the southern states of the United States, cyclone season is from June to the end of November. The strength of the storm […]

Barbados Overview
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Barbados Overview

GENERAL Capital Bridgetown. Geography Barbados is the easternmost of the Caribbean islands and is located about 320 km northeast of Trinidad. The beaches in the south and west consist of fine white, sometimes pink and honey-yellow sand. On the east coast, the surf of the Atlantic rages against the rocky coast. Barbados has a tropical […]

Barbados Population and Language
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Barbados Population and Language

Barbados is one of the world’s most densely populated countries. Nearly 300,000 people live on an area equivalent to just under a third of Ă–land. Most residents are wholly or partly of African origin. The Africans were brought to Barbados as slaves to work on sugar plantations that European colonizers built in the 17th century. […]