Location: 19 Miles North of Venezuela
Size: Aruba is 19.6 Miles long and 6miles across for a total of 77 Square miles.
Climate: Temperatures average 82 degrees year round, with an average water temperature of 78 degrees. Trade winds keep the island out of the hurricane belt.
Time Zone: Aruba is located in Atlantic Standard Time Zone. During Daylight Savings time, they are +1 hour from New York City. During the rest of the year it is the same time as New York City.
Language: The official Languages of Aruba are dutch and the local language of Papiamento, although most natives speak no fewer than 4 languages, the two official ones, English and Spanish.
Currency: The Florins is the official currency of the island, however most places i also accept the us dollar, and the US $1 bill is extremely popular for tipping. Tipping is customary on this island, as it is in the United States (+/-18%)
Cellular Phones: Cell phones will work on the island, however roaming charges will apple. Check with your individual service provider for information prior to traveling.
Drinking Age: The legal age for drinking and gambling is 18
Electricity: Voltage is 110v
Religion: The Island is Predominately Catholic
Entry Requirements: A Valid U.S. Passport is required for entry
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