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Traveling to the Caribbean Island nation of Jamaica

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What is the cheapest and most efficient way to travel around Jamaica?

I'm thinking about going to Jamaica next spring, but I am pretty unfamiliar with the infrastructure of the country. I'd like to go to Ochos Rios and maybe Montego Bay for a few days, then make my way ...
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US dollars in Jamaica

Two questions actually: Are US dollars widely accepted in Jamaica? For example if I'm in a small town buying a pack of gum, would they accept my US dollars? In Jamaica, do they refuse to accept your ...
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Are there any cheap ways to get from Jamaica to Cuba?

I'm looking for a flight from Montego Bay to Santiago de Cuba (preferred) or La Havana, but I can't find anything below 400 euros (my trip is one way, at the end of July). Are there any cheap ...
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Rental Car Insurance in Jamaica

My trusty Visa card has insured all my rental-cars. It seems that Jamaica is problematic and Visa will not be insured. Based on my reading and Google search, I am under the impression that the ...
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Can a Jamaican citizen travel to Jamaica from the US with an expired passport and a US green card?

I am a citizen of Jamaica with a valid US permanent resident card. My Jamaican passport has expired and I have tried with no success to renew it through my assigned consulate in the US since December ...
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Visa requirements for Jamaica for an Indian citizen with a US visitor visa

My parents have Indian citizenship and Indian passports. They have US visitor visas and are traveling to US in the next month. I am planning to travel to Jamaica for vacation (5 to 6 days) with my ...
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Travel from India to Caribbean or South America

How can someone from with Indian passport come to Jamaica without dealing with a transit visa? We applied for a transit visa through Canada but were denied. We are open to traveling to Jamaica or ...
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Getting my girlfriend from Moscow to Jamaica bypassing the USA (no visa)

My girlfriend lives in Moscow and only has a Russian passport/Russian citizenship. I was born and live in NYC and am a US citizen only. We are getting together once a month, but every time I have a ...
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Cuban ferry services to other countries

Are there any sail/ferry services that (in the case of sailing, don't require you to be a crew member) will take you to and from Cuba to the various islands and countries around Cuba. A few of the ...
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Jamaica visa requirement for Indian citizen

Recently I found from this that a visa is not required to travel to Jamaica for an Indian citizen. Does that mean I can travel directly to Jamaica with only my passport? Can anyone clarify why a ...
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Can I travel to Jamaica with a one way ticket and buy a return once I am there?

I would like to know if I can buy a return ticket once I am there as I do not know how long I will be staying. I will be staying with relatives if that makes a difference. OR could I buy a ticket and ...
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Jamaica: selecting the “Junction” route

I was advised to take the 'Junction' route from KIN to Port Antonio. Is this the clockwise or counterclockwise, coastal route? Are there tolls on this route and will they accept USD? If you ...
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I am a Canadian banned from traveling to the US; will I be allowed entry into Jamaica if the flight is direct from Canada?

After traveling a dozen times to the US for vacations I was flagged at US customs because of a 20 year old assault charge found on my record that dates back to my teenage years. I can no longer fly ...
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Recommended route from Ocho Rios to Mandeville: 3 choices [closed]

Jamaica is full of lovely friendly people, however, the drivers are, well, scary. That being said, I have a rental car and intend to drive on a Saturday from Ocho Rios to Mandeville. Google shows ...
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Kingston Airport to Port Antonio routes [closed]

If I rent a car from Kingston Airport to drive to Port Antonio, the road choices include: A3 B1: Mountainous Route A4: coastal road. Longer route I understand that in general, the condition of the ...
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How can I go from Bangalore to Jamaica without transiting via UK or US?

I want to travel from Bangalore to Jamaica but I do not have a visa to transit in the US or UK. What is the best way to do this that doesn't require any transit visa? One option is Bangalore -> ...
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Vacation visa requirements to Jamaica

I am a Nigerian citizen on vacation in the US and would like to visit Jamaica for two weeks do I need a Jamaica visa?
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Is it legally required for visitors to Jamaica to have certain vaccinations in order to enter the country?

Is it legally required for visitors to Jamaica to have certain vaccinations in order to enter the country? (Say I'm from one of the more affluent parts of the world.)
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How does liability insurance work in Jamaica? Would the person at-fault pay for all damages?

I am renting a car in Jamaica and plan to buy insurance locally. If someone were to collide into me (not my fault), is the expectation that each person is responsible for repairing their own vehicle ...
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Jamaica Auto Rental Insurance

I made a reservation through Expedia for thrifty.com auto rentals in MBJ. I bought rental car insurance from Expedia and read the insuror's fine print. There was a point about not covering damages ...
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Can a born Jamaican with American citizenship book a one way flight to Jamaica [duplicate]

A born Jamaican lady, who is also a US citizen was recently prevented from boarding a Southwest flight from the USA to Jamaica because of not having a return ticket to the USA. This lady had traveled ...
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Do I need to pay duty tax on my own possessions I bring with me to Jamaica?

I am traveling to Jamaica for my honeymoon on Monday of next week. This article says that visitors to Jamaica may need to pay duty tax on certain items, and to follow these steps to avoid doing so: ...
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Vacation visa to Jamaica for Nigerian citizens

I would like to know the requirements to get a vacation visa from Nigeria to Jamaica. I've never applied before and have only been to Ghana, & Cotonou.
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Can I buy a one way ticket to Jamaica [closed]

I got married to a Jamaican this year. Now I'm about to go back to apply for residency or citizenship. I know the process is going to take three to six months. Is it compulsory that I buy a return ...
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How long can I stay in Jamaica without obtaining a visa and do I need to buy a round trip flight?

I am a U.S citizen looking for an adventure and have decided to take my talents to Jamaica. I understand there is a 90-day rule where no visa is required, and that you can go to immigration to ...
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How could I get to Jamaica without going through US

I m a Nigerian and I want to spend my two weeks holiday in Jamaica with a tourist
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Traveling from US to Jamaica, back to US on B1 visa [closed]

My parents are in the US on B1/B2 visitor visa and we plan to take a short vacation with them to Jamaica. I read up on the Jamaica website, it mentioned that Indian citizens dont need a visa to travel ...
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I am a Nigerian citizen with ILR in the UK. Do I need a visa to go on vacation to Jamaica? [duplicate]

I am a Nigerian citizen with ILR in the UK. Do I need a visa to go on vacation to Jamaica?
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Do I need a visa for Jamaica? I'm holding an Egyptian passport along with both Schengen and US visit visas

Good day. I want to confirm if I can enter Jamaica using the Schengen or the US visit visa as I'm Egyptian. Egyptian citizens require a visa for Jamaica.
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Jamaica Tourist visa for Indian Citizen

Can you please guide me about Jamaica Tourist visa for Indian citizen whether they need visa or not.
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Where is Harbor Club building in Sandals Ochi?

The map: https://www.sandals.com/ochi/maps/ Is the Harbor Club building synonymous with another building in the map? I am trying to confirm accommodations location and appreciate any references that ...
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How can an Indian national get a Jamaica tourist visa? [duplicate]

I'm from India.I want to travel Jamaica. Can anybody tell me all the formalities?
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Could not enter Jamaica

I am an American citizen with a US passport. I bought a one-way ticket to Jamaica to visit friends and my boyfriend. He is incarcerated at the moment until October 2018. I was told that I could not ...
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Can I refuse to answer stupid questions at immigration? [duplicate]

Is it legal for customs and immigration officers to ask me the reason I travelled out of the country and return the same day?