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Drinking Water  
Aruba’s drinking water flows from the world’s second largest desalinization plant.  It is not only perfectly pure and safe to drink, it’s also very delicious.

Electrical Power 110 V AC (60 cycles) it is identical to that utilized in the United States. 

International Telephone Calls
For dialing direct calls from Aruba, the code into the international circuit is 00 followed by the country code, area code and the number.  For assistance, call 121.
Aruba's International telephone country code is 297. To direct dial Aruba from the U.S., the code is 011-297-plus the number
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Banking Hours  
From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. non stop, Mondays through Fridays. 

Coins  
The Central Bank of Aruba does not permit coin change to be given in any other currency than the Aruban currency; the exception is in the casinos.  You may drop your leftover coins in the charity box at the airport. 

Taxis  
Rates, set by the Government, are based on destination rather than mileage traveled and are for the total number of passengers in the car or van. 

Post Office  
The Central Post Office is located diagonally across from San Francisco Church in Oranjestad.  Open from Mondays to Fridays from 7.30 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.  The Post office at the Royal Plaza Mall in Oranjestad is open from Mondays to Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 6.45 p.m. 

Gasoline  
Gas pumps for your rental car register in liters: 1.06 quarts to 1 liter. One gallon is 3.78 liters. Prices at gas stations are in Aruba florins converted at Afl. 1.75 to US$1.00.  It is not the custom to pump gas for oneself, please let the attendants do their job. 

Safety  
Aruba has always been considered one of the safest destinations in the Caribbean, however incidents may occur.  Please do not provide temptation by leaving your valuables unattended on the beach or in your rental car.

 

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