Information about Jamaica
Population: 2,889,187 est.2012
Capital: Kingston 937,700 est 2011
Official Languages: english
The flag carrier of Jamaica is Air Jamaica (JM) .
Main cities: Kingston, Rio Bueno, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, Puerto Mayor, Albert Town, Bamboo
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Jamaica in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Jamaica, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Jamaica - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Jamaican dollar (JMD)
Time Zone: (GMT-5)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine, Hepatitis A