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Travel Information

What You Need:

  • Bring passport. Visa iobtained at Port-Au-
    Prince airport for 
    citizens of all countries, except 
    China, Colombia, 
    Dominican Republic & 
    Panama. Citizens of USA, C
    anada (just passport 
    and/or birth certificate).

  • Airport Tax: From USA $25US
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship(birth certificate or 
    previous passport). Two recentphotographs
     
    (2x2 inches color or black/white.)

  • Proof of identity (previous passport or valid 
    driver's license)Social Security number


  • Recommended Vaccine Shots: Malaria

CURRENCY:

 

 

    Airports: (12, 4 paved)
    1. Mais Gate, Port-Au-Prince
    2. Cap Haitien Internationa
    3. Les Cayes
    4. Port-de-Paix
    5Jacmel
    6. Pignon


 

    By Boat:
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines &Celebrity 
    Cruises go to Labadie (Labadee)
    near Cap-
    Haïtien.



TRANSPORTATION WITHIN HAITI:

CAR RENTAL:

  • Rent SUVs for easier access to country roads, 
    especially during rainy season. Cost vary from 
    $100/day for small SUV to $140
    /day for large 7 
    passenger SUVs.

  • Best to hire a chauffeur at $140-$200/week

  • Car Rental Companies: SECOM (Tel: 225-71913 
    /info@secomhaiti.com)

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Asus Taxi
Asus Tours
Delmas 33 #8
1-877-544-0454 or 509-2816-6363
info@asushaiti.com

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TAXIS:

  • Cost vary: daily personal hire/rental 
    $100US/day?

  • Local trips around metropolitan capital 
    area: Avg $5 per trip. Taxis can be shared.

  • MotorCycle Taxis


PUBLIC:

  • Public buses to provincial cities; cost vary
  • Tap-Taps (decorated vans/buses) to move 
    around capital ($1/trip)


By Boat:
1. To LaGonav from P-A-P
2. To LaGonav from Montrouis
3. To Jeremie

By Air
: (~$100)

  • Carib-Intair
    Route de l'Aéroport, Port-au-Prince
    011-509-298-3038011-509-225-02031
    www.caribintair.com
    Port-au-Prince to Cap-Haïtien(North), 
    Pignon (North), Hinche (Central)
    and Dame 
    Marie (SW)

  • Air MAF
  • Tropical Airways:
    From Port-au-Prince to Cap-Haïtien, Port-
    de-Paix and Jeremie


By BUS:

  • Caribe Tours
  • Terra Bus


TEMPERATURE: Avg. 80 degrees
  • Drink bottled water ONLY.

HOW TO DRESS:
  • Most Haitian Christians dress conservatively.
    Men and women do not 
    wear shorts to church.Women wear knee-length dresses, skirts and do not wear pants to church. Men do not wear earrings. Be sensitive to these things.
     

 

TRANSPORTATION TO HAITI:
(prices as of 01/2007)


By Plane:

FROM USA
:


 

 

  • American Airlines :
  • AveMarie-JeannePort-au-PrinceTél : 223-
    13414Daily 4hrs flight from JFK to P-A-P
     
    (4hrs): Round Trip ticket cost from $420 to
     
    $550 or from Miami to P-A-P ( 2 hrs)
     
    $290-$410.


  • Lynx Air:
  • 1-888-lynx airflights/week to Cap-Haitien 
    from Miami and 
    Fort Lauderdale (Round trip 
    ticket $366 -$453). Cargo: ~$1.50/lb


  • Air France:
  • From Miami (RT $120-$160)


 

    From New York to Panama to Port-au-
    Prince ($388-$411), 7hrs

  • Haitian Aviation Line SA (Halisa Air)
  • Haiti National Airlines (HanAir)
  • Spirit Airline:
    Starting March '07 - From Fort-Lauderdale 
    to Port-Au-Prince (Round Trip ~$186)

    FROM CANADA:
    • Air Canada: Round Trip Flights from 
      Montreal, Quebec City - 4hrs ($545 - $710)


    FROM EUROPE:

    FROM LATIN AMERICA:
      Copa Airlines:
      Panama to Port-Au-Prince, 1hr30mns 
      (from $273-$435)

      Also from any Latin America's capital
      cities through Panama ($435+)


    FROM THE CARIBBEAN:
      From Havana to Port-Au-Prince (Round 
      Trip=$378-$502)

    • Air Caraibes: From Guadeloupe (Round 
      Trip= €478 - €675)

    • Tropical Airways d'Haiti:
      From Bahamas and Turks and CaicosIslands 
      to Port-Au-Prince & Cap-Haitien.

      From Turks & Caicos to Cap-Haitien($370, 1h15mns)

 IMMUNIZATIONS

 

Hepatitis A:  All travelers should be up-to-date on this vaccination.

 

Hepatitis B:  Important for those visiting the island for 6 months or more or having intimate contact with local residents,

Typhoid:  Travelers eating outside of hotels and restaurants should consider having this vaccination.

Rabies: People who may have contact with local animals should have this.

Malaria: Rx pills

Routine immunizations: All travelers should be up-to-date on tetanus-diphtheria, measles-mumps-rubella, polio, and varicella immunizations.

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TELEPHONE

 

Area Code: 509

 

Cellular phones on Haiti operate at the same frequency as those in the USA, which is 1900 MHZ. It's best to buy/rent a local cell phone or sim card.

 

Main providers:

 

Digicel

Voila

 

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