According to searchforpublicschools, Bermuda is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, located in the Atlantic Ocean (North America). Bermuda consists of several islands of which Bermuda, Saint George, Saint David and Somerset are the largest. The capital of Bermuda is Hamilton.
Bermuda is known for its beautiful beaches, brightly colored houses and the sport of Cricket. There are many luxury hotels and the prices are very high in contrast to other holiday islands. Bermuda is best known for the Bermuda Triangle. This is an imaginary triangle that runs between Miami, Bermuda and Puerto Rico. At least 50 boats and 20 planes have disappeared in this triangle over the past 100 years. None of these devices has ever been found. It is unclear what causes this phenomenon, but scientists attribute it to its unpredictable nature. See cellphoneexplorer for Central America travel guide.
Where is Bermuda located?
Travel information of Bermuda
Official name: Bermuda
Continent: North America
Area: 53 km²
Country code: BM, BMU
Population: 63,913 inhabitants (2019)
Form of government: Parliamentary democracy
Highest point: 76 m (Town Hill)
Distance (Amsterdam – Hamilton): 5,898 km
Flight time: approximately 8 hours and 30 minutes
Current status: No special security risks.
Current color code: Green.
A detailed explanation of this travel advice can be found on Gov.uk.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Bermuda may have (temporary) measures that you as a tourist may have to deal with. For the most up-to-date corona travel advice, please refer to our special coronavirus travel advice page. For the number of current corona infections, number of deaths and various corona-related graphs of Bermuda, please visit Countryaah.
At the moment there are no travel organizations that offer travel to Bermuda. If you want to put together your own trip or are looking for separate travel components such as hotels, airline tickets and a rental car, please visit our travel offer page.
Travel guides and maps
Are you looking for a travel guide, map, walking map, cycling map, book or DVD about Bermuda?
Excursions, activities and day trips
With the help of Countryaah you can reserve an excursion, activity, tour, entrance ticket and/or day trip for your stay in Bermuda at a discount. This way you are assured of a place, in some cases you can skip the queue and you can already plan your travel program.
Weather and climate
Bermuda has a tropical climate. In the summer months, temperatures average between 23 and 27 degrees. In the winter months the temperatures are between 15 and 22 degrees.
The current weather (weather forecast) and a weather forecast for Bermuda can be found on our extensive weather page.
Detailed information about the climate of Bermuda can be found at Climate info.
September, October and November are the best months to travel to Bermuda. In these months the temperatures are the most pleasant and you also avoid mass tourism from the United States of America.
English is the official language in Bermuda. Portuguese is also spoken.
Would you like to translate from or into English for free? Use the Google translator for this.
You must have a passport that is valid for at least 3 months upon departure from Bermuda.
A visa is not necessary.
Embassies and consulates
Below is an overview of relevant diplomatic representations, including addresses and contact details.
Netherlands Embassy in the United Kingdom (also for Bermuda):
Dutch consulate in Bermuda: netherlandsworldwide.nl.
Embassy of the United Kingdom in the Netherlands: ukinnl.fco.gov.uk.
United Kingdom Consulate in the Netherlands: ukinnl.fco.gov.uk.
For urgent assistance, you can contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24/7 on +31247247247.
You do not need any vaccinations to visit Bermuda.
Money and Currency
In Bermuda, payment is made with the Bermuda dollar (BMD).
The current position of this currency (currency, currency) can be found on our exchange rate page.
An overview of all ATMs in Bermuda can be found on our ATMs page.
The prices in Bermuda are a lot higher than in the Netherlands. The price difference with the Netherlands is +103% on average. Some examples are: restaurants (84% more expensive), food (152% more expensive), imported beer in catering (90% more expensive), cigarettes (84% more expensive) and public transport (47% more expensive). Please note that the price difference in tourist areas, especially during high season, may vary.
In Bermuda it is customary to tip. If no service costs have been calculated yet, a tip of approximately 15% is given.
In Bermuda it is 5 hours earlier than in the Netherlands.
Summer time in Bermuda differs from that in the Netherlands.
The local time, date, time zone and exceptions for Bermuda can be found on our time difference page.
Traffic and Route
In Bermuda you must drive on the left.
It is forbidden for tourists to drive a car or motorcycle. Driving and/or renting a moped is allowed.
With the Google route planner you can compile a route description from, to or within Bermuda.
In Bermuda you need a travel plug. In addition, in some cases you need an inverter.
More information about common plugs and sockets in Bermuda can be found on our electricity page.
If you need help from the police, fire brigade and/or ambulance in an emergency, you can use the emergency numbers below.
– Police: 911
– Fire: 911
– Ambulance: 911
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.
If you are unable to buy bottled water, use a water purifier to purify the water or boil the water for 5 minutes. After this you can safely use it as drinking water and for things like brushing teeth, cleaning lenses and washing vegetables and / or fruit. More information about drinking water and/or the purchase of water purification products can be found on our drinking water page.
News and newspapers
The latest news related to Bermuda can be found on Google news.
An overview of Bermudian newspapers can be found at Abyznewslinks.
Websites from Bermuda end in.bm.
Official websites of Bermuda: gov.bm and gotobermuda.com.
The country code (international prefix) to call someone in Bermuda is 001441 or +1441.
Do you want to call the Netherlands from Bermuda? Then use the Dutch country code 01131.
(If you use a country code, leave out the first 0 of the number to be called.)
Telephone numbers can be found in the Bermuda Telephone Directory.
Company details can be found in the Bermuda Yellow Pages.
Photos and videos
On Flickr you will find a nice collection of photos of Bermuda.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Bermuda.
An overview of all holidays in Bermuda can be found on Beleven.org.
Reviews and travel experiences
On Zoover and TripAdvisor you will find reviews from travelers about accommodations (eg hotels and holiday homes), restaurants and destinations in Bermuda, supplemented with photos, videos and places of interest.
Are you looking for a travelogue about Bermuda?
Here you will find travel reports and experiences of travelers who have previously visited Bermuda. It is also possible to keep a free diary of your trip for family and/or friends.
Nature and world heritage
An overview of the protected nature areas (including national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Bermuda can be found on Protected Planet.
An overview of the world heritage sites in Bermuda can be found on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Do you want to know how much you are allowed to import and export when traveling to Bermuda? On the IATA website you will find an overview with the maximum quantities of cigarettes, alcohol, money and perfume, among other things. If you stick to these quantities, you don’t have to declare anything to customs. In addition, on this website you will find the laws and regulations regarding the importation of pets and a list of everything that may not be imported and/or exported from Bermuda.
Below you will find relevant laws and regulations that you may encounter while visiting Bermuda.
– Alcohol: Buying and/or drinking from the age of 18.
– Alcohol and traffic: The maximum permitted alcohol content is 0.8.
– Tobacco: Buying and/or smoking from the age of 18.
– Smoking ban: In public places.
– Homosexuality: Allowed
Did you know that…
…There is only 1 main road in Bermuda?
…Bermuda has one of the highest incomes per person in the world ($69,900 p/year)?
…Only Bermuda is home to the rare Bermuda petrel?
…Cricket is the main sport in Bermuda?
…The Bermuda shorts are named after Bermuda?
…Bermuda has the most golf resorts per square meter in the world?