North America

Bermuda Travel Overview

Important facts

Capital: Hamilton

Official language: English

Currency: dollar

Continent: North America

Indeed, the home of shorts

The Bermudas are British overseas territory and well developed for tourism.

Location

The Bermudas are an archipelago in the Atlantic. It is far from the main tourist streams in the Caribbean and can be easily reached from Europe. As Bermuda is British territory, you will have no problem changing your Euros into Bermuda Dollars or renting a rental car or boat.

Important facts

Capital: Hamilton

Official language: English

Currency

Currency (sub-unit)

Dollars (100 cents)

ISO 4217 code

BMD / 060

Geography

Continent: North America

Geo coordinates: N 32 ° 19 ’17 ” W -64 ° -45′ -26.5″

Highest mountain: Town Hill (76 m)

Total area: 53 km²

Mainland: 53 km²

Coastline: 103 km

Politics

Dependency: Great Britain since 1612

Economy

Bermuda GDP - gross domestic product

Economic growth: 4.2%

Inflation rate: 2.6%

State budget revenue: $ 75.8 billion

State budget expenditure: $ 693000000

Export: $ 1,928,000,000

Import: $ 1,489,000,000

Electricity consumption: 622 million KWh

Oil consumption: 4,800 million m³

Cultivation area: 20%

Demographic data

Residents: 65,800

Average age: 40.2 years

0-14 years: 18.6%

15-64 years: 69.2%

> 65 years: 12.2%

Population growth: 0.61%

Birth rate: 11.6 / 1,000 residents

Death rate: 7.74 / 1,000 residents

Migration: 2.4 / 1,000 residents

Ratio men / women: 0.96

Fertility: 1.89 children / woman

Infant mortality: 8.3 ‰

Life expectancy men: 75.85 years

Life expectancy women: 80.1 years

Country codes and abbreviations

ISO 3166 Alpha 2: BM

ISO 3166 Alpha 3: BMU

ISO 3166 numeric: 60

Top Level Domain: bm

IOC country code: BER

UN / LOCODE: BM

Source: Abbreviationfinder

Transportation

Cars: 25,000

Merchant fleet (ships over 1,000 GRT): 132

Health

Number of doctors: 130

Daily food intake: 2,940 kcal / resident

Education

Illiteracy: 2%

Religion

Main religious group: Christians

GETTING THERE

Arriving by plane

Bermuda does not have a national airline. British Airways (BA) (Internet: www.britishairways.com) offers flights from German airports, from Zurich several times a week via London to Bermuda, from Vienna via New York (JFK). Bermuda is also served by American Airlines (AA), Air Canada (AC), United Airlines (UA) and Delta Air Lines (DL).

Departure fee

No.

Arrival by ship

Bermuda has three major seaports: Hamilton, St. George’s, and West End / Royal Naval Dockyard.
Every week in the summer ships from the shipping companies Celebrity Cruises (Internet: www.celebrity.com), Norwegian Cruise Line (Internet: www.ncl.com) and Royal Caribbean (Internet: www.royalcaribbean.com) dock here from New York. Carnival Cruise Lines (Internet: www.carnival.com) and Radisson Seven Seas Cruises (Internet: www.rssc.com) offer cruises from US and European ports.

Note on arrival by ship

Port fee

Ship passengers pay a port fee of 60 BDA $ to the respective shipping company. This does not apply to children under 2 years of age.

ON THE GO

On the way by car / bus

The main island has an excellent network of roads, but foreign visitors are not allowed to drive for the sake of the environment and there are no rental cars. Mopeds can be rented (see below). The petrol stations are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., some until 11 p.m. and later.
Bus: The state buses are modern, punctual and comfortable. The drive from Hamilton to St. George’s on the northeastern tip of Bermuda takes about 30 minutes, and the drive to Somerset in the south takes about 45 minutes. Collective tickets are also available from post offices. There is a Transportation Pass for bus and ferry travelers, which is valid for one, three or seven days and allows unrestricted use of the buses and ferries during these periods.
Taxi: All taxis are metered and require a surcharge between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. The fares are set by the state. The qualified drivers approved by the Ministry of Tourism have a small blue flag on the taxi. Carriages: Horse-drawn carriages are available in Hamilton. Moped / bicycle rental: A crash helmet is mandatory on mopeds, as is liability insurance. The minimum age is 16 years, a driver’s license is not required. The Department of Tourism (see addresses) publishes a list of prices and addresses. Lenders at the airport bring the luggage to the hotel and pick it up again.
Traffic regulations:
left-hand traffic.
Speed limits:
inside and outside built-up areas: 35 km / h

Out and about by ship

Regular ferry services from Hamilton / Pembroke to Paget, Sandys, Southhampton, Warwick and Somerset. Many hotels have the ferry timetables ready for their guests. Some hotels sell tickets at discounted prices. Single tickets, day tickets, 3-, 4- or 7-day tickets and monthly tickets are available.