What currency is accepted on Tortola?
The U.S. dollar is the standard currency of the British Virgin Islands. Major credit cards are accepted everywhere. ATMs are available but not always reliable, so come prepared.
What do I need to know about driving on Tortola?
Stay on the left side of the road!
Do I need to bring any electrical adapters?
If you're traveling from the U.S., you're all set.
What clothes should I bring?
The dress code on the island is very casual: shorts, t-shirts, sundresses, sandals, flip-flops! At some restaurants, long slacks for men would be appropriate, but mostly shorts are fine. No need for a tie or jacket. Leave your high heels and expensive jewelry at home.
How do I get to Tortola?
Our preferred route is to fly into St. Thomas (STT) and take the ferry from Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal to West End (Tortola) Ferry Dock. It's about a 45 minute ferry ride and costs approximately $35 one way. Alternatively, fly into Beef Island (EIS) and take about a 50 minute taxi ride to West End.