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St. Barthélemy / St. Barth / St. Barts - Telephones, Electricity

TELEPHONE CODES
To call St. Barthélemy (St. Barts, St. Barth) from the US, dial 011-590-590 + the local six digit number. If you are trying to reach a cell phone in St. Barts, dial 011-590-690 + the local six digit number. When you are on the island, dial 0-590 + the local six digit number for local calls, and 0-690 + the local six digit number for local calls to cell phones.
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CELL / MOBILE / PORTABLE PHONES
Before you travel to St. Barts, check with your service provider to determine if your phone will work in the island. You may be able to purchase an adaptor chip or SIM card for your phone, or rent a portable phone from one of the local companies during your stay.

PUBLIC TELEPHONES
To phone from St. Barts, a Télécarte (phone card) makes local and international calls easier and less expensive. Télécartes are sold at Post Offices and other outlets marked Télécarte en Vente Ici. They are used with phones marked Télécom. There are no coin phones. Many phones will now accept VISA, MasterCard or other credit cards for long distance calls. Operator-assisted calls are higher in cost.

ELECTRICITY
Voltage in St. Barts is 220 AC, 60 cycles. Appliances designed for other voltages require a transformer. A few hotels and villas include 110 AC outlets in the bathrooms, and some may have transformers to loan to guests. All appliances require standard two-prong French plugs or appropriate adaptors.
St. Barthelemy (St. Barts, St. Barth) Boat Rentals and Yacht Charters, Sailing, Fishing
TELEPHONE CODES
To call St. Barthélemy (St. Barts, St. Barth) from the US, dial 011-590-590 + the local six digit number. If you are trying to reach a cell phone in St. Barts, dial 011-590-690 + the local six digit number. When you are on the island, dial 0-590 + the local six digit number for local calls, and 0-690 + the local six digit number for local calls to cell phones.

CELL / MOBILE / PORTABLE PHONES
Before you travel to St. Barts, check with your service provider to determine if your phone will work in the island. You may be able to purchase an adaptor chip or SIM card for your phone, or rent a portable phone from one of the local companies during your stay.

PUBLIC TELEPHONES
To phone from St. Barts, a Télécarte (phone card) makes local and international calls easier and less expensive. Télécartes are sold at Post Offices and other outlets marked Télécarte en Vente Ici. They are used with phones marked Télécom. There are no coin phones. Many phones will now accept VISA, MasterCard or other credit cards for long distance calls. Operator-assisted calls are higher in cost.

ELECTRICITY
Voltage in St. Barts is 220 AC, 60 cycles. Appliances designed for other voltages require a transformer. A few hotels and villas include 110 AC outlets in the bathrooms, and some may have transformers to loan to guests. All appliances require standard two-prong French plugs or appropriate adaptors.
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