Grenada Travel Information
A comprehensive entry ban has been introduced. For
more information about coronavirus, see the section
Most trips to Grenada go safely and without any
special problems, but travelers should be wary and take
reasonable precautions. The crime rate is relatively
low. The risk of small theft is greatest, in rare cases
more violent episodes are also reported. Crime is
increasing somewhat during national celebrations. It is
recommended to dress "easily" and not show visible signs
of wealth when leaving the hotel area. Take special care
after dark; It is recommended not to walk alone and
avoid illuminated areas. One should at all times secure
his personal belongings and documents.
The terror threat is considered low in Grenada.
Grenada is exposed to tropical storms and hurricanes
between June and November.
There is a risk of earthquakes in the Caribbean.
Before an earthquake, you may want to take precautions
and be prepared for how best to respond.
Hurricanes: In the case of
hurricanes, Norwegians staying in affected areas are
encouraged to follow the advice and directions of local
authorities. In addition, the National Hurricane Center
as well as local media is a useful source of up-to-date
It is imperative to make preparations in advance of
notified hurricanes. You should ensure that you have
access to what you need to do in the immediate aftermath
of hurricanes. During and after hurricanes, periods of
weakened infrastructure, electricity outages, and
telecommunications networks and damage to roads and
buildings can occur. Restaurants and shops may be
closed. In some cases it can be challenging to float
water, food and cash. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
does not normally provide travel advice in connection
with natural disasters.
Travel registration :
Norwegian citizens staying for a shorter or
longer period in the Caribbean are encouraged to
register on reiseregistrering.no. This will make it
easier for the embassy to get hold of you in the event
of a crisis or disaster situation.
- Countryaah: Saint George¡¯s is the capital
of Grenada. Check to find information of population, geography, history,
and economy about the capital city.
You should be aware that most tour operators offering
excursions, water sports, jeep, horseback riding, etc.
are not insured, and you should therefore check the
terms of your insurance before undertaking any such
Norway is represented at an honorary consulate in St.
George's in Grenada. Responsible Norwegian Embassy for
Grenada is the Norwegian Embassy in Havana, Cuba.
Contact information for the consulate can be found here.
In case of crisis or emergency, the public is asked
to contact the Norwegian Embassy in Havana:
The Norwegian Embassy in Havana
Calle 21 # 307 e/H e In
Cuidad de La Habana
Tel: +53 7 842 7100
Tel. from Norway: 23 95 23 00
The opening hours of the embassy are Monday to Thursday
from 08:30 to 16:30 and Friday from 08.30 to 14:00.
Outside the embassy's opening hours, the UD's 24-hour
operating center can be contacted on tel: +47 23 95 0000
or by e-mail: UDops@mfa.no
Please note that entry regulations may change. The
Foreign Service is not responsible if the following
information on entry regulations or visa requirements is
changed at short notice. It is the responsibility of the
traveler to ensure that travel documents are valid for
entry and to familiarize themselves with the current
entry rules for each country.
Norwegians travel visa-free to Grenada for shorter
stays of up to 90 days. Please note that the passport
must be valid for a minimum of six months after
departure and that you may be asked to present your
return ticket and maintenance status.
For other types of visas contact the Grenada
Consulate in London. A departure fee of 50 EC $ is
required upon departure.
Coronavirus (covid-19): Entry
bans extended from March 22 to US as
well as across Europe. Similarly, it is prohibited to
land from yachts on Grenada, Carriacou and Petite
Martinique from 22 March.
You can find more information and guidance from the
Norwegian health authorities on the website of the
Norwegian Institute of Public Health. See also UD's
answers to frequently asked questions about travel and
Travelers should take common precautions to avoid
being exposed to HIV/ AIDS.
Travelers should take common precautions when it
comes to food and drink in the tropical area.
For official health travel advice and health
professional guidance for Norwegians when traveling
abroad, please refer to the Norwegian Institute of
Practical information on currency, electricity,
telephone, opening hours, etc.
The currency in Grenada is the East Caribbean Dollar
(XCD/EC $). 1 USD = 2.7 XCD (as of 30.06.2015), 1 NOK =
0.34 XCD (as of 30.06.2015)
Common credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, Amex
and Diners are accepted by most hotels, restaurants,
shops and companies.
The mains is 220 V
There are generally good telephone connections in
Grenada. The country code for calling Grenada is + 1-473
Emergency number: Police 911/440-3993, fire
911/440-2112, ambulance 444
Normal opening hours: Working week - Monday to
Friday. Public Offices: 08: 00-16: 00 Monday to Friday,
Lunch Break 12: 00-13: 00. Banks: 08: 00-14: 00 Monday
to Thursday and Friday until 16:00
Public holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), 3-9.
February (Carnival), Good Friday and 1st Easter Day, May
1 (Workers' Day), 2nd Pentecost, August 3 (Liberation
Day), November 3 (National Day), November 4 (National
Day for Civil Service), 1st and 2nd Christmas Day
Norway is six hours ahead of Grenada (GMT -4).
The climate in Grenada is warm year-round. The
drought is between January and May, but between June and
December there may be heavy rain showers and hurricanes.
The average temperature is between 24 and 30 degrees.
The official language of Grendada is English. In
addition, French patois is spoken. It should be noted
that wearing camouflage clothing is prohibited.