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Travel Guide

Our guide to holidays Barbados, brought to you by the loveit coverit travel insurance team.


Our Barbados Travel Guide

Barbados is a tropical paradise known for its breathtaking beaches, both on the calm Caribbean coast on the west and the more rugged east coast with its big waves and dramatic scenery. One of the highlights of a trip to Barbados is the opportunity to swim with turtles and experience the island's vibrant nightlife.

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Reasons why you should get travel insurance for your trip to Barbados

Tropical Climate and Weather Events

Barbados has a tropical climate with the potential for weather events like hurricanes and tropical storms. Travel insurance can cover disruptions caused by these events, including flight cancellations or changes to your travel plans.

Medical Costs

While Barbados has healthcare facilities, travelers might still require medical attention due to unforeseen illnesses or accidents. Travel insurance can cover medical expenses, hospital stays, and medical evacuation if necessary, providing peace of mind in case of unexpected health issues.

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Travel insurance covers losses due to lost, stolen, or delayed baggage, ensuring your essentials are replaced swiftly, allowing you to continue embracing Barbados.

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Barbados offers a wide range of landscapes and activities, from exploring national parks to engaging in outdoor adventures and city tours. Travel insurance can provide coverage for accidents and injuries that might occur during these diverse activities, ensuring you have access to medical care without concerns about unexpected expenses.

Main Facts About Barbados

The currency used in Barbados is the Barbados dollar (BD$), which is pegged to the value of the US dollar. It is recommended to exchange currency at a bank for the best exchange rates, although many places will accept payment in US dollars and give change in local currency.
Bajan, also known as Barbadian Creole, is a creole language spoken on the Caribbean island of Barbados. It is based on English, with African and British influences. About 1,000 people in Barbados primarily speak English, while 286,000 use Bajan as their main language.
The best time to visit Barbados is between January and April, when the weather is sunny and warm with low levels of rainfall. Average temperatures during this time are around 29°C. Although Barbados has sunny and warm weather throughout the year, it is important to be aware of the wet season, which runs from July to November and can bring heavy rainfall and the potential for hurricanes.
Power Plugs
There are two types of plugs used in Barbados: Type A, which has two flat parallel pins, and Type B, which has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. The electricity in Barbados operates at a voltage of 115V and a frequency of 50Hz.
As of Tuesday, May 3, 2022, the population of Barbados is 288,019, according to data from the United Nations and Worldometer.
Fun Fact
In 2018, Barbados elected its first female Prime Minister in a landslide victory for the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), which won every seat in the election.
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Your Barbados Bucket list

If you're in Barbados, you HAVE to do these things:

1. Take part in the crop over summer festival.
2. Take a drive in the Atlantis Submarine.
3. Escape to a secret beach.
4. Explore Animal Flower Cave.
5. Stroll around historic Bridgetown.
6. Relax in the midst of Hunte’s Gardens
7. Party and eat at the Oistins Fish Fry
8. Go rum tasting at the Mount Gay Distillery
9. See horses and history at the Garrison Savannah Historic Area
10. Hug the Baobab of Queen’s Park.


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