Curaçao Local Customs

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  • 1. Money

    All places take USD$$, but you will not always get USD as change. In general I think if I can remember the exchange was $20=NAfl 35 (or $1 = NAfl 1.75). It seemed that everyone used that exchange rate...

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  • 2. Papiamentu

    The official languages of Curaçao are Dutch and English. But most of the people on Aruba and Curaçao speak Papiamentu, which is a mixture of African and Portuguese language with some influences from...

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  • 3. Road Signs

    If you are out shopping or sightseeing in Willemstad and discover that you don't have a clue where you might be, look for these signs . They are located at many of the street crossings and show you...

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  • 4. Tour Guides

    Yes! A trip through Willemstad. But then again...where are the 'hidden treasures'? No panic! Every Wednesday at 5 p.m. you can gather with a group on the Plasa Brion at the Otrobanda side of the...

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  • 5. Landhouses

    Landhouses played an important role in the island's history. Many have been renovated and are now lovely restaurants, guesthouses, and museums. Landhuis Savonet in Christoffel Park, originally built...

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  • 6. Time..

    We live by CST, that is: Curaçao Standard Time. It simply means we live by our personal, individual watches. So do not get angry if your local friends arrive late (very late!) to your appointment. And...

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