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Frequently Asked Questions

For answers to some of your frequently asked questions about Turks and Caicos scroll through the list below. For more in depth answers to your questions, head to our Ultimate Turks and Caicos Guide or use the search bar above to look through our library of articles.

Which airport do you fly into?

Travelers fly into The Providenciales International Airport, airport code PLS.

When is the best time to visit Turks and Caicos?

We've written an entire article about this. Read it here to help decide which time of year is best for you.

How do I get from the airport to my accommodations?

As with all international airports you'll have many options to get you to your accommodations. Taxis, shuttles, rental cars and private transfers are all available at PLS Airport

What currency is used in Turks and Caicos?

The United States Dollar is the only currency used in Turks and Caicos.

Are ATM's readily available?

Yes, there are plenty of ATM's around The Island.

Are Credit Cards accepted?

Of Course! credit Cards are accepted at all major establishments in Turks and Caicos. You WILL need cash for taxis, some tips and other smaller businesses.

Should I rent a car?

We always suggest renting a car in Turks and Caicos. Taxis can get very expensive as they charge per person (approx $20.00 USD per person), not per trip.

Is Turks and Caicos safe?

TCI is known as one of the safest Islands in the Caribbean. However, like anywhere, you're best to use regular safety precautions and common sense when exploring. For example, stick to the tourist areas at night and don't travel alone to more remote areas. The same as you would traveling to any destination. We have never felt unsafe in Providenciales.

Will my cell phone work in Turks and Caicos?

Yes, of course! Be aware of roaming charges from your carrier. It may be a less expensive option to pick up a SIM card from one of the local carriers, DIGICEL or FLOW, and also use a calling app such as Whatsapp.

Do I need an adapter for my electronics?

If you're traveling from Canada, The United States or Mexico, you won't need an adapter as outlets are 110 volt/60 cycle. If you're traveling from countries outside of these, best to bring an adapter with you.

Is Turks and Caicos Expensive?

Compared to some other popular travel destinations, yes. However, you must keep in mind that everything on this island is imported. Duties and taxes are paid on everything that comes onto The Island, therefore affecting final purchase pricing.

Is tipping required?

Your average tipping rates apply in Turks and Caicos. We have always tipped between 15%-20% when dining out or going for cocktails.

Are there public beaches in Turks and Caicos?

Yes! All the beaches in Turks and Caicos are public. You'll see many beach access signs located next to resorts that lead to parking areas for the beach. Though most resorts don't rent their lounge chairs, you can still bring your supplies with you and set up anywhere on the miles and miles of gorgeous soft white sand.

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Corks and Tacos logo. It's a palm tree that swirls round to create waves where you find a dolphin jumping out of the waves.