Travel Info

to Jamaica


“I offered my children 2 weeks in Florida with a villa on the beach or one week at Sea Island next year. They both voted to return here without any hesitation. A wonderful holiday – we had a relaxing, enjoyable time. The staff here is helpful and friendly.” -John & Amanda, March 2014

Travel Documents

Make sure to travel with a valid passport. Visit to check on new passport regulations. Reserve your flights early, tourism is Jamaica’s leading industry. The Montego Bay area is serviced by Sangster International Airport (MBJ).


US dollars are accepted throughout the island of Jamaica. You can choose to purchase Jamaican dollars, but the exchange rates will vary. Most commercial establishments, including grocery and liquor stores, accept credit cards. Staff and driver gratuities, however, must be paid in cash.


Electricity is 110 volts, 50 cycles (US is 110 volts 60 cycles). Converters are not necessary for US appliances. T Mobile and Cingular cell phone services generally work in Jamaica. Sea Island offers the use of a complimentary digital cell phone. World Talk calling cards can also be used.




The weather in Jamaica is generally in the 80’s by day, and in the 70’s at night. The temperature varies about 10 degrees from winter to summer. The Caribbean trade winds make Jamaica comfortable year round.


Check-in time for Sea Island is 1:00pm. Check-out time is 11:00am on departure day.


Other questions about tourism in Jamaica can be answered by the Jamaica Tourist Board – 1.800.233.4582. Or you can contact the Jamaican Embassy 1520 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20036 – 202.452.0660