Tips and recommendations on a trip to French Guadeloud
For Guadeloupe, a relatively low overall crime rate is characterized, but the number of privacy is large enough. Should be particularly friendly pockets, often "Working" At airports, in ports, public institutions and in places of large cluster of the people. We should not wear valuable things, documents and large amounts of money with you, for this there are safes of hotels. You should not get a wallet in crowded places or leave things on the front seat of the car during stops.
Tips in the amount of 10% are added to the account by most hotels and some restaurants automatically. In institutions of lower levels, tips are left at the discretion of the client (10-15% is quite acceptable). Tips in a taxi are not accepted and also left at the discretion of the client.
Stores usually work from Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 13.00 and from 15.00 to 18.00. On Saturday – from 09.00 to 13.00. Many shops are closed for lunch at 12.00 and reappear the doors only at 14.30-15.00. Restaurants are often opened in 17.00-18.30, and in 20.30 Some of them are already closed, restaurants, nightclubs and casinoes, in which there is no shortage of the remaining time.
On Saint-Barta, in the duty-free trade area (especially in the port and the territory adjacent to it), the price level is significantly lower than on the rest of the Guadeloupe, especially on the items of clothing, jewels and some types of household appliances. Here most stores are closed with 12.00 to 14.00 and continue to work until 19.00-20.00.
Fishing and hunting
It should be noted that it is strictly forbidden fishing with the use of lamps, as well as a shot of fish with a garrpoon weapon. At the same time, all fishing should be carried out only with the permission of local authorities. In marine reserves, all fishing and hunting is prohibited.
Voltage in the network 220 V, 50 Hz. Plugs are usually European Type with three pins.
System of measures and weights metric, but sometimes measures are used from English "inch" Systems.