Nassau Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Taxi charges

    beware - Taxi tried to charge me an additional $60 to transport my quiet and friendly dog (in his cage) when I arrived at the airport in Nassau (Jan 08, 2011). I asked the airport taxi attendant on...

  • 2. The Diamond center/Parklane Jewelers.

    On a recent trip to Nassau Bahamas my husband and I decided to do some shopping in the downtown area. We couldnt help notice how many jewelry stores there were...

  • 3. Hotel to avoid

    visit to Paridise Island Harbour Resort March 1, 2008We came to Paradise Island Harbour Resort to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday. She turned 50 on March 1,...

  • 4. Just Be Aware...

    We never one felt threatened, ever, ok, maybe the cab rides or the shuttles. But all in all, just know who you are and where you are. Know your surroundimgs...

  • 5. Nose candy or weed

    We were surprised with the amount of people trying to sell us drugs. If this is your thing watch out for the undercover cops. We saw a few people ending their...

  • 6. Expensive food

    Beware that food in the Bahamas is outrageous. You can easily pay $50 for an entree at some restaurants. If you can find prices from $10-20 for an entree, you...

  • 7. rundown downtown

    I didn't feel as secure walking around downtown, this could be a real or imaginary feeling. We didn't stay long, just to visit the Straw Market. It is very...

  • 8. brrrrr! chilly water

    If you go during the winter months, the water is quite chilly. However it is not so cold that you can't get in there. It's cold at first but then your body gets...

  • 9. speeding cab drivers

    The cab drivers often speed and/or drive recklessly in Nassau, and not all taxis have seatbelts (a taxi can be made out of anything, a car, van, bus, limo,...

  • 10. King Street... A Parking Lot??

    To my own dismay, I thought that Kings Street was just a place with a bad traffic jam. When I got out of the Pirates Museum, I was shocked to find myself in a...

  • 11. Driving in Nassau

    Driving on the left takes time getting used to, as a newcomer to the islands. I spent many trips to both the islands of Grand Bahama and Nassau before...

  • 12. Boat ride guides want tips

    I took the boat ride from Paradise Island to the city Nassau and then back again. At the end of each ride, the guide came to each passenger individually, for...

  • 13. They have AIDS in the Bahamas too

    Follow the advice of this sign when you're considering the related excursions or entertainments. Better safe than sorry. Way better. Remember that just because...

  • 14. Be careful when having locals...

    Be careful when having locals work on your hair, when they tie hair into tight weaves with beads on the end. If combs are not cleaned properly between clients -...

  • 15. While in Nassau you should...

    While in Nassau you should stop at the straw markets. They have some great deals there and you can bargin with the people to get the item cheaper.The local...

  • 16. Watch the current beyond the...

    Watch the current beyond the rocks. I almost could not get back in after venturing out over the rocks. It took two guys to help retrieve me. I was actually...

  • 17. Nothing serious, but I and my...

    Nothing serious, but I and my 4 female companions found the men there a little on the flirty side... married, single, young and old!

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