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currency help

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currency help

we start our cruise in barbedos,onto dominica,st.kitts,st.licia,st.marten,guadaloupe.please can someone advise me whether to take us dollars,or uk currency and change there are the charges high if you use atm's.also is it euros in guadaloupe..when travelling in europe we would use our nationwide credit card as they have zero charges dont know if its the same in the caribean.hope some one can help paul

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1. Re: currency help

Most islands will accept US dollars at a set rate pegged to their local currency, you will ger chgange in the local currency though! St Martin and Guadeloup will use Euros.

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US Dollars will be excepted in all the Islands you have mentioned, with the possible exception of Guadaloupe which being a French Island may only except Euros.

St Martin is the french side but will except US Dollars

St Marteen where the ship will be docked is Dutch and the official currency would be Florins but US will be perfectly acceptable.

Your Nationwide card will still have zero charges in the Caribbean.

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If you are taking American dollars take small bills $1's 5's 10's then you won't have lots of local currency left over.....enjoy your trip, I am a Doncaster ex-pat

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