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.