How do you get around Bermuda without a car?
Buses and ferries cover the island all year long and, since this is how most locals get around, they're a great way to get a taste of Bermuda's warm, welcoming culture. Rent a scooter or electric mini car to zip around to hidden gems, or hop on a ferry to see the island from the water as you get where you're going.
Does Bermuda have public buses?
Bermuda's pink and blue buses are owned and operated by the Department of Public Transportation. It publishes bus schedules and route maps to keep you up-to-date on buses on the island.
How late do buses run in Bermuda?
The first bus (via Clearwater beach) leaves St George at 9:45am and the last one at 8:45pm (Monday to Saturday). From St Davids, the first bus leaves at 10:10am and last bus at 9:10pm (Monday to Saturday). The route does not operate on Sundays. There is a bus every one hour both ways.
What is the best way to travel in Bermuda?
The best way to get around Bermuda is on a bus. You don't have the option of renting a car here, and maneuvering on a motorbike could be fun or deadly, depending on your perspective.
Is there a hop on hop off bus in Bermuda?
The bus routes cover the main roads throughout the island and leave the City of Hamilton every 20-30 minutes. With a number of different routes and zones you can hop on and off at any destination to explore the island.
What is the best month to go to Bermuda?
The best time to visit Bermuda is in March or April, when the temperate weather becomes pleasant for beach bathing (though not quite warm enough yet for swimming). Hotel prices during these months aren't as high as they are in Bermuda's busy season, from May to October.
When should you not go to Bermuda?
October is when the island sees the most amount of rainfall, about six inches average, and the month may well be considered the worst time to travel to Bermuda. Another bad time to travel to Bermuda is in February, when it's the coldest, with temperatures in the low 60s Fahrenheit (15 Celsius).
How many days should you spend in Bermuda?
Located east of the South Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda is a quick flight, especially for those living in Toronto or New York City. A weekend in Bermuda will give you a great taste for the country, but extending your stay to 3 or 4 days is ideal.
What month is hurricane season in Bermuda?
Hurricane Season runs from June 1st to November 30th, and to ensure we have the latest information, we're convening a meeting with partner agencies to make sure everyone is prepared and ready in the event of a serious storm or hurricane.
What is Bermuda known for?
The island is famous for its pink sand beaches, which get their colour from one of the sand's main components, pulverized coral and shells. Another attraction for tourists is the historic town of St. George (founded 1612) and its fortifications, which together were designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000.
Is the ocean warm in Bermuda?
Throughout the year the average water temperature in Bermuda roughly follows the changes in air temperature. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F), ranging from a low temperature of 20°C (68°F) in January and February, to a high of 28°C (82°F) in August.
Are there alligators in Bermuda?
Fauna Bermuda does not have. There are no alligators, badgers, buffalo, chipmunks, crocodiles, deer, ferrets, giraffes, hedgehogs, lions, moles, mongooses, moose, raccoons, skunks, snakes, squirrels, stoats, tigers, weasels or zebras.
Is it safe to swim in Bermuda?
Bermuda is quite safe when it comes to swimming or snorkeling from the beaches. I have rarely seen any serious beach incident in Bermuda that has ruined the vacation of a tourist.
Is there Uber in Bermuda?
There is no Uber like service in Bermuda yet. An online company hitch.bm offers mobile app based service which works on GPS and can help you call a normal taxi that has GPS system installed (note that many taxis in Bermuda do not have GPS system and is out of this network).
Do you tip in Bermuda taxi?
Taxi Drivers – Most taxi drivers expect a 15 percent tip, more if they've done some heavy lifting. Gas Station Attendants – $2 to fill your scooter with gas should be about right.
Do taxis in Bermuda take US dollars?
Both US and Bermudian currencies (coinage and banknotes) are used interchangeably in Bermuda. So you may pay for taxi fares (and most other transactions. hotels, restaurants, shops, tours & excursions, etc.) in US currency.
Can you use US money in Bermuda?
Currency & Banking Bermuda and the U
Dollar are accepted interchangeably. When dispensing change, most retailers and businesses will try to provide change in U
dollars to visitors. Canadian dollars, British pounds and other foreign currencies need to be exchanged at local banks.
Does Bermuda have a dress code?
General clothing in Bermuda In general, try to dress a bit conservatively. Bathing suits, short tops and mini shorts are not acceptable except at beaches and pools. Note that there are no nude or semi-nude beaches in Bermuda. In public areas, beach wears should be covered.
What is the drinking age in Bermuda?
What Are the Drinking Laws in Bermuda? The legal drinking age is 18 in Bermuda, unlike the USA. Drinking alcohol in public places outside licensed premises isn't allowed. However, there are plenty of restaurants and bars in which to enjoy a Rum Swizzle.
What language is spoken in Bermuda?
The predominant language on Bermuda is Bermudian English. It exhibits characteristics of English as spoken on the Atlantic Seaboard of the United States of America (especially in the region around Virginia), in the Canadian Maritimes, southern England, and parts of the British West Indies.
How safe is Bermuda?
Bermuda has a moderate crime rate driven in part by the drugs scene. Serious incidents, including use of weapons, do occur. Take precautions to safeguard yourself and your possessions. Common crimes include burglary, mugging, theft of unattended baggage and belongings, and theft of items from rental scooters.
What is a person from Bermuda called?
Bermudian or Bermudan refers to something of, or related to Bermuda or a person from Bermuda, or of Bermudian descent. Bermudian or Bermudan may also refer to: Bermudian cuisine. Bermudian English, the variety of English spoken in Bermuda.
What is the racial makeup of Bermuda?
About 64% of the population was born in Bermuda. Over half of the population is black, although this percentage could include anyone with a mix of black, white, and indigenous backgrounds. Other ethnic groups in Bermuda include whites, Asians, and people of two or more races.
What kind of food do they eat in Bermuda?
You'll taste the various ethnic influences in these typical Bermudian dishes.
Are Bermudians friendly?
People who live in Bermuda are friendly, but tourists seem to stay to themselves. In all there are better resorts in The Caribbean but it really close to most places on the eastern seaboard and with an early flight you can be on the beach or golf course at noon.