Turks & Caicos is Just a Click Away

  • Population

    36,000 people

  • Location

    Southern Caribbean Sea

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    Oil and watercolors are the two most widely used techniques of the local artist. With the colorful influence and broad styles of neighboring Haiti and the Dominican Republic, a new style of Turks & Caicos art is emerging to further define the scenes, themes and subject matter for young and upcoming artists as they capture the culture on canvas.

A Turks and Caicos vacation is truly an incredible experience. Turks and Caicos, also called “the forgotten islands”, is over thirty islands nestled between Miami and Puerto Rico. Only about eight of the islands are inhabited.  These islands are not easily forgotten because of the endless turquoise waters with soft, white sand beaches stretch for miles. Turks and Caicos offers uncrowded pristine beaches, abundant reefs, excellent diving wrecks and some of the oldest coral communities known to man. Your Turks and Caicos vacation is waiting for you!

Great Flights

Flying these days is simple. If your local airport is an international airport and you’re flying internationally, that will most likely save you some time. If your local airport isn’t an international airport, be prepared for the travel time to be a bit longer.

Extra Luggage

Think carefully when packing. You might not need so much, many of your days will be spent relaxing in the sun. Depending on which airline you fly, extra fees might apply for additional suitcases.

Cancellation Policies

Make sure to ask us about trip insurance. You might not think it’s worth it, sometimes things come up that are inevitable. The small investment could save you a huge headache as well as a saved expense!

About Turks & Caicos

After a French ship allegedly wrecked near the island, it was originally name “La Providentielle,”but the Spanish renamed it Providenciales. British territory, Providenciales is known as “Provo” for short. Turks and Caicos has become premier diving spot in the world. Provo hotels were secondary to the incredible scenery, water and beaches. For many years Provo was somewhat unknown, but the island has grown and offers a wide variety of places to stay.

Most of the hotels share Provo’s signature stamp of striking aquamarine-colored waters against powder white beaches that stretch for miles. The friendly islanders rely almost solely on tourism for their livelihood, so they welcome visitors with open arms. You’ll leave smiling and less stressed. Most visitors return again and again to enjoy the tranquility of this unspoiled tropical paradise, your Turks and Caicos vacation.

Passport & Visa Information

All passports must be valid for the entire period of your intended stay.  It is highly recommended that travelers always have six months validity on their passports after departure.  If departing from the United States a valid passport will be required by immigration authorities.

Most visas can be extended up to a total of 180 days per calendar year.

Learn more about passports here.

The Language

The national language is English, but some words are pronounced in a way that is unique to the islands.

Odds & Ends

Time Zone: AST (Atlantic Standard Time) UCT -4 hours. No Daylight Savings Time is used in Turks and Caicos.

World Clock

Currency: The official currency is the US Dollar.

Electricity: Electrical sockets (outlets) in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) usually supply electricity at between 110 and 120 volts AC. If you’re plugging in a U.S. or Canadian 120 volt appliance, or an appliance that is compatible with multiple voltages, then an adapter is all you need.