Montego Bay Warnings and Dangers

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Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Montego Bay

  • 1. Changing money

    My plane was late (because of immigration / transfer problems in Providenciales), the arrival area empty (7 pm!), money changer closed, no ATM in sight. Fortunately for me a friendly person working in...

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  • 2. jamaica not so good timwa

    if you going for a party, the weed is dirt, your better off going for rum and yayo, if yay isnt your thing then do some "white water" tubing. its a great time....

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  • 3. Hire a driver and avoid any problems

    I went to Montego Bay for a conference this month. I stayed at the Hilton Rose Hall resort. You are very safe at the resort, but you won't really see Jamaica....

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  • 4. Jamaica. Sketch!! Keep cash on you!

    Do not keep your money or valuables in the hotel safe. My fiancee and I had our money slowly taken out from the safe night by night by housekeeping at Secrets...

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  • 5. Watch those rays!

    The sun is really strong in Jamaica and if you have been hibernating all winter and are pasty white like me, you can get burnt pretty quickly. The 1st day, I...

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  • 6. traveller's diarrhea

    i dont know where i picked up the bug/ parasite. It is 11 days after returning and i still have diarrhea. Take immodium along to stop the diarrhea for a while....

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  • 7. Speeding

    In the last few years Jamaica has made a cross country highway. There are hardly any signs informing you of the speed (I can't remember any). The point is that...

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  • 8. The Traffic is not Irie!

    I will never complain about New York traffic again! Montego Bay's narrow sidewalks & streets, cars driving on the left, few lights and fewer crosswalks make...

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  • 9. Pushy Vendors and Drug Dealers

    Downtown Montego Bay has little to offer besides a couple of restaurants and a private beach you can pay to get on to. You will be offered drugs of all kinds as...

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  • 10. Scam

    One of the scams seems to be for the person that inspects your car when you return it to the rental office to say you have damaged it. We were accused of...

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  • 11. Downtown

    Like always in jamaican biggest cities be carefull in downtown, specially if you are a tourist.Try not to walk alone, specially at night.For more information...

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  • 12. Travel Light

    To all my USA travelers, when going here or anywhere in Jamaica for that matter. Please travel as light as you can. When you get there, keep a keen eye on all...

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  • 13. Don’t buy drugs!

    I’m not the one to tell you what to do and what not to do but I can give you a good advice; Stay away from drugs! First; What ever you have heard, drugs are...

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  • 14. Locals

    Locals are always trying to sell you drugs and always try to get you in their shops.Honestly, if you don't like that, then don't go off the resort. We went off...

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  • 15. Traffis issues!

    Driving in Montego Bay, let's just say, you'll be putting your life in DANGER! These people drive like maniacs and there is only 1 stop sign all the rest are...

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  • 16. Drug Dealers

    When we got off the Suncat to do some shopping near Margheritaville, we were offered drugs at least twice in five minutes! We found it very distressing, as a...

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  • 17. This may sound bizarre to some...

    This may sound bizarre to some people, but I suffer from Restless legs syndrome, this was really, really, bad to the point where I wanted to cry..because my...

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  • 18. If you are like me and find...

    If you are like me and find sugar in your coffee sacrosant, then tell the people making it, we stopped of at a McDonalds (yes I KNOW!) and I was gagging for a...

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  • 19. How to halt an annoying drug dealer

    You will be offered drugs. This is a given. Most offers are for Marijuana. A simple no, no thank you, etc may work, but simply stating that your employer "P i s...

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  • 20. Prostitutes may be experienced pickpocketers.

    Prostitues in Jamaica are everywhere. Typically, they are easy to dispell with a simple I'm Married statement. (Works for me, even though I am NOT married...)...

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  • 21. The Hip Strip - Don't be a dolt

    Street people are a mix... Some are simply quite friendly, but most want money. They will sell you armbands, ashtrays, steering wheel covers,...their sister...a...

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    Jan 18, 2013 at 10:42 PM

    dont buy weed. the stuff is dirt. they sell it as "this is the joint bob marley would smoke" a tiny joint is atleast 20$. your better off drinking rum and looking for yayo