What You Need:
Bring passport. Visa is obtained at Port-Au-
Prince airport for citizens of all countries, except
China, Colombia, Dominican Republic &
Panama. Citizens of USA, Canada (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
Gourde: $1 = 39 gourdes (1/07) (see latest
rate & bills at Banque de la Republique
d'Haiti ("taux de change").
US dollar is accepted everywhere
Airports: (12, 4 paved)
1. Mais Gate, Port-Au-Prince
2. Cap Haitien Internationa
3. Les Cayes
Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines &Celebrity
Cruises go to Labadie (Labadee)near Cap-
TRANSPORTATION WITHIN HAITI:
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
Best to hire a chauffeur at $140-$200/week
Car Rental Companies: SECOM (Tel: 225-71913
Delmas 33 #8
1-877-544-0454 or 509-2816-6363
Cost vary: daily personal hire/rental
Local trips around metropolitan capital
area: Avg $5 per trip. Taxis can be shared.
Public buses to provincial cities; cost vary
Tap-Taps (decorated vans/buses) to move
around capital ($1/trip)
1. To LaGonav from P-A-P
2. To LaGonav from Montrouis
3. To Jeremie
By Air: (~$100)
Route de l'Aéroport, Port-au-Prince
- Port-au-Prince to Cap-Haïtien(North),
Pignon (North), Hinche (Central)and Dame
From Port-au-Prince to Cap-Haïtien, Port-
de-Paix and Jeremie
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)
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.
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.
($470 from Newark, NJ)
Ave. Marie-Jeanne, Port-au-Prince, Tél : 223-
13414, Daily 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)
1-888-lynx air, 3 flights/week to Cap-Haitien
from Miami and Fort Lauderdale (Round trip
ticket $366 -$453). Cargo: ~$1.50/lb
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)
Starting March '07 - From Fort-Lauderdale
to Port-Au-Prince (Round Trip ~$186)
Air Canada: Round Trip Flights from
Montreal, Quebec City - 4hrs ($545 - $710)
Airfrance.us: From Paris (Orly)(Round Trip
= $650-$980), 11-12hrs
FROM LATIN AMERICA:
- Panama to Port-Au-Prince, 1hr30mns
- Also from any Latin America's capital
cities through Panama ($435+)
FROM THE CARIBBEAN: