Just a hop off of the coast of Florida lies the Islands of the Bahamas.
Nassau Paradise Island
Nassau, Paradise Island will enchant you with bright, white beaches, cool water sports, exciting Casino action and challenging golf. A visit to Nassau, the "hub" of the 700 Bahama Islands is a must for duty free shopping and gourmet dining.
Grand Bahama Island
Grand Bahama Island has become a popular vacation retreat blessed with miles of endless white sand beaches to enjoy during the day and non-stop entertainment that goes on all night. Las Vegas style shows and nightclubs abound in Freeport/Lucaya, the popular resort town and capital of the island.
The Gulf Stream and trade winds help maintain a temperature range of 68-86°F during the day,and 62-70°F during the night, all year round. Seawater temperature ranges from 73°F in February to 82°F in August.
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Travel to and from Nassau uses the Nassau International Airport.
Departure taxes are generally $15.00, USD
Rental Cars: Bahamians drive on the left-hand side, and a valid U.S. driver's license will allow travelers to drive within the Bahamas for up to 3 months. Major rental agencies such as Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and National can be found throughout Nassau.
The currency in Nassau is the Bahamian and U.S. dollar accepted.
Required Proof of Citizenship: Valid U.S. passport or state issued birth certificate with raised seal and photo I.D. back up.
Traveling with minors:
Tips: 15%, many hotels and resorts automatically add a 15% service charge; bellboys and porters - $1 per bag.