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Over one million tourists visit Turks and Caicos Islands every year. Turks and Caicos have more than 40 islands and cays, eight of which are inhabited.
Here travelers can find a variety of beach, sea and other activities. Something for every kind of traveler.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Turks and Caicos. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Turks and Caicos: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Dengue and Zika are present on the islands. Mosquito repellent and netting are recommended for your trip. Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant should take extra precautions.
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No, you do not need a visa to travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands for stays of 90 days or less.
You do need a passport (which does not have to have any blank pages) and validity for the duration of your stay.
Unaccompanied minors need a valid passport and notarized consent from their parent or legal guardian to leave the islands.
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Turks and Caicos enjoy a tropical climate with about 350 days of sunshine every year. They have a hot and cool season only a small variance between them. Eastern tradewinds help keep the islands more temperate with consistent breezes.
May to October is the hotter period with temperatures in the high-80’s. November to April is the cooler period and also the tourist season.
The islands do not get much rainfall. But, the islands are affected by hurricane season.
The Turks and Caicos Islands are a safe travel destination.
Be aware of your surroundings when using ATMs in the dark. Never leave valuable items out in the open.
Medical services have improved over the years. But, patients with serious issues may need to be airlifted to another country.
Secondary roads are often unpaved. There are few road signs in general. Drivers should be wary against wandering animals and be familiar with roundabout procedure.
Turks and Caicos offer the chance to explore reefs, especially with Smith’s Reef and Bright Reef.
Smith’s Reef is large and shallow, filled with animals such as turtles, lobsters, stingrays, and countless varieties of beautiful fish. There are three different entrances to Smith’s Reef from the East, West, and North. Some rocky areas are slippery so be sure to go through sand to get to the reef to avoid possible injury.
Though Bright Reef may be smaller, it still has a tremendous snorkeling adventure. Signs are posted to explain what you’re seeing. You can enjoy variety with water depths ranging from three to 16 feet and several spots close to the shore. There are also quite a few mini-caves to check out, where you can potentially see hiding fish and sea turtles.
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While there is no embassy serving the islands, there is a U.S. consulate office:
U.S. Consular Agency – Turks and Caicos Islands
2 Venture Court
Grace Bay, Suite 102E
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands BWI
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