Tips, Myths and More
Are you read to start planning your visit to the Cayman Islands? Use the information here to plan a tropical getaway that's worth bragging about. If you want to arrive fully prepared, you’ll find this information useful and interesting. If we've forgotten anything, just check with your host or concierge who can advise you on anything you need to know about vacationing in the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Islands Vacation Tips
Even if you’ve done a beach vacation before, there are several things you need to know about our tropical paradise. Our vacation tips help guide you through issues of currency, accepted attire, drinking water, taxes and tips, the legal drinking age and more.
Top Cayman Islands Travel Myths
There are some misconceptions about visiting the Cayman Islands. No doubt our exotic and tropical allure has visitors dreaming of mystical isles from a different world. And that is true in many respects – our beaches and waters will have you thinking you are in a time forgotten. But some myths need to be set straight. So read on for the true answers to some interesting issues.
Arriving visitors may bring in duty-free any personal items for use while on vacation - laptop computers included. In addition, visitors 18 years and older can bring in duty-free either one litre of alcohol, four litres of wine or one case of beer (not exceeding eight litres) and 200 cigarettes, or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco. Returning residents are allowed CI$350 worth of goods duty free and this privilege does not apply to visitors. Remember that any gifts you are bringing into the Cayman Islands may also be subject to duty. Duty is never charged on books and camera equipment.