Guernsey Local Customs

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Guernsey Local Customs

  • Currency

    The money is the Guernsey pound, linked to British pound. UK notes and coins can be used on Guernsey, but you ill find it very difficult to spend Guernsey notes in UK. Also the rule of the road is drive on the left has UK.

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  • Swimming, surfing, parasailing

    Even though it was cool enough for a jacket, there were numerous people swimming or surfing in Vazon Bay and Cobo Bay just north of it. Hard to imagine enjoying water that cold! You probably can't see it in this photo, but there is even a red parasail right in the middle on the horizon. The area to the right also becomes a racetrack for cars and...

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  • Buying on the honor system

    A charming custom on Guernsey is stalls like the one in the photo where you can purchase fruits, vegetables and flowers. They are all around the island - the locals grow them and you can just put the posted price in a cashbox and take your merchandise. I even saw one place with a sign that said "Horse manure, 50p." I asked a taxi driver about them...

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Guernsey Hotels

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  • Imperial Hotel

    Seafront hotel on Rocquaine bay, around 10 mins by bus to the airport and perhaps 25 mins into St...

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  • Best Western Hotel De Havelet

    St Peter Port, GY1 1BA, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Auberge du Val

    The Auberge Du Val hotel was not really my first choice of accommodation on Guernsey. As with...

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  • Old Government House Hotel & Spa

    St. Ann's Place, St Peter Port, GY1 2NU, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • The Duke of Richmond Hotel

    Cambridge Park, St Peter Port, GY1 1UY, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • La Fregate Hotel

    Les Cotils, St Peter Port, GY1 1UT, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Fermain Valley Hotel

    Fermain Lane, St Peter Port, GY1 1ZZ, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Les Rocquettes

    Les Gravees, St Peter Port, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Best Western Moores Central Hotel

    Le Pollet, St Peter Port, GY1-1WH, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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