Security tips

Security tips

It is important to keep up general safety practices that you would abide by at home or in any city.

  • Be mindful of your surroundings
  • There is safety in numbers, try to travel in a group, especially at night
  • Observe the NO Parking signs throughout the island
  • Do not leave your car motor running unattended
  • Do not leave valuables in your car or trunk
  • Do not pick up hitchhikers
  • Do not get into vehicles with strangers even if they seem friendly
  • Always use legitimate TAXIs and authorized transportation services
  • Beware of Gypsy Taxis which illegally opperate and tend to over charge
  • Helmets and seat belts are mandatory
  • Stop for pedestrians in crossings
  • The use of cell phones while driving is prohibited
  • Small Children must use safety seats
  • Avoid walking alone on the Beach at night
  • Carry your wallet, cash and other valuables in a discreet place, beware of pick-pockets Do 
  • not display large amounts of cash when making simple purchases 
  • Do not over indulge to the point of losing your sense of awareness 
  • Always have a plan of how to get home
  • Always use running lights on your tender
  • Do not drive your tender while intoxicated 
  • Tell crew members where you are going and when you expect to be home.

 

 Safety and Security:
All fire arms, ammunition and explosives, chemicals and cash money (USD 11.000,-- or more) must be declared with Customs when clearing in. Failure to do so will result in your vessel being impounded and your person being fined and/or sentenced to imprisonment. Drugs possession is illegal and will lead to the same punishment as mentioned before. Fire arms possession is only legal if declared and the owner has a legal permit of his country of origin and the arms are safely secured. In all other cases the fre arms will be confiscated.