Are you travelling to the Bahamas?
The Bahamas is an island country consisting of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean. Nearby countries include Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Turks and Caicos and U.S. The low latitude, warm tropical Gulf Stream and low elevation give the Bahamas a warm and winterless climate. June to November is the hurricane season.
Capital City: Nassau
Currency: Bahamian Dollar and U.S. Dollar
- Student permit is required. Canadians must have a passport.
- Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.
Diseases to consider:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Traveller’s Diarrhea
- Typhoid Fever
Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Bahamas here.