the Cayman Kai/Rum Point & North Side area Grand Cayman, Cayman
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Roberts International Airport (GCM)
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Things To Know When
Coming To The Cayman Islands
New photo murals depicting the
faces of Cayman and life in the territory have been
installed along sections of windows at Owen Roberts
International Airport in Grand Cayman. The murals
are situated in the arrivals and departures halls.
Stop and pick up
The Cayman Islands continually aims to
ensure that visitors to our shores are
able to proceed through customs and
immigration in an efficient and hassle
free manner. Visitors that deplane in
Grand Cayman are welcomed by the sweet
sound of live music as they proceed into
the arrivals lounge. Professional
immigration and custom service agents
process visitor documentation and get
you on your way to enjoy your Vacation.
In order to ensure that you have a
hassle free experience when passing
through our borders, please have the
following items prepared and available
to the agent, a completed Tourist
Identification Card (will be provided by
airline staff), proof of identification
(please see criteria below), and a
completed Customs declaration card. Once
you proceed past the immigration area,
please take the opportunity to visit our
visitor information booth located in the
baggage area of the arrivals lounge.
In order to ensure that you have a hassle free experience when passing through our borders, please have the following forms completed on your arrival:
- Tourist Identification Card (will be provided by airline staff)
- Proof of identification (please see criteria below)
- Customs declaration card.
Entry Requirements for the Cayman Islands:
American citizens as of January 23rd, 2007 entering the Cayman Islands will require a valid passport, for more information on this visit: http://travel.state.gov/travel/passport.
All Americans traveling by air outside of the United States are required to present a passport to re-enter the United States.
Canadian citizens Do Not Require passports, but must present proof of Citizenship. Proof of Citizenship include:
Passport or Birth certificate with a raised seal & Photo Id (i.e. Driver's License)
* Photocopies of Birth Certificates need to have the copy notarized by a Notary Public.
All those entering the Cayman Islands who require a passport should ensure that the passport is valid for six months after date of return.
you will have to complete an immigration form on the airlines
(airlines will supply) showing
where you will be staying while you are on Grand Cayman and when you go through immigrations at
the airport you also will have to tell them
that you will be staying.
Barefoot Lagoon - Island House
#11 - 31 Sand
Arriving visitors may bring in duty-free any personal items
for use while on vacation. In addition, visitors 18 and older can bring in
duty-free either one liter of alcohol, four liters of wine or one case of
beer (not exceeding eight liters) and 200 cigarettes, or 25 cigars or 250
grams of tobacco. Don't be confused by the Customs forms which states that
returning residents are allowed CI$300 worth of goods duty free. This
privilege does not apply to visitors. Remember that any gifts you are
bringing into Cayman may also be subject to duty. Books and camera equipment
are always allowed as duty free items.
To Bring In: Importing or possession of any kind of illegal drugs including marijuana
(ganja) is strictly prohibited by law and violators face arrest and
prosecution by local authorities.
Also prohibited are: Firearms of any kind. Spear guns (or pole spears or Hawaiian slings). Live plants and plant cuttings; raw fruits and vegetables are also
restricted because they may carry diseases or shelter harmful insect pests.
If you have questions about any item, contact the Collector of Customs,
When You Leave
Visitors from the US should be aware that products made from farmed green
sea turtles available in limited selections at the Cayman Turtle Farm Ltd.
are offered for local consumption. The importation of genuine sea turtle
products is strictly prohibited by any countries, which have signed the
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (1978) including
the USA, Canada and UK. In addition, US Customs prohibits the transshipment
of turtle products through the US. Any products discovered will be
You will not be allowed to bring back any plants or plant seeds, vegetables
or fruits unless you have official permits from US Customs. Otherwise, these
will be confiscated by Customs at US gateways.
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We are here
to do the things you are too busy for or just don’t feel
Coming to enjoy
our beautiful island for a vacation? We offer
services that will make your time here even more
enjoyable and relaxing.
Groceries – We can stock your fridge with
groceries and beverages including alcohol so that
your vacation can start the minute you walk through
your beach house door. No need to go shopping and
stand in line after a day of travel. Simply email us
your shopping list.
that all grocery and liquor stores are closed on
Sundays and some holidays. While every effort will
be made to get exactly what is on your shopping
list, we do live on an island where most things are
imported. Sometimes things are just not available, a
comparable substitution can be made.
Charter – Whether you wish to go
snorkeling, visit Stingray City, deep sea fishing or
just a ride to ‘town’ for dinner. We can set you up
with the boat and captain to suit your needs
Babysitting – We can provide you with a
reliable babysitter so you can enjoy some ‘grown up’
time during your family vacation
– Organize your at home massage so your day of
relaxation is truly relaxing
Cell Phone – Provide you with a prepaid
local cell phone. All incoming calls are free and
avoid roaming charges
Catering – We can work with the personal
chef to have everything planned before you arrive,
whether it be 1 special occasion or a week of
kitchen free enjoyment
Rental – Prearrange rental car or other
transportation to and from the airport
– Letting your pets in or out or taking them for a
walk while you enjoy your vacation
Planning – Let us plan your day so you
don’t have to…we know the great places to be and
just let us know if there are any additional ways we
can help make your vacation more memorable.
The services we
provide are only limited by your imagination. If
there is anything you need assistance with that is
not listed, simply give us the details and we will
either take care of it or find someone who can.
Butlers Concierge Services offers great rates for
your daily needs.
Delivery: $ 100 plus the cost of merchandise. This
fee also includes a stop at the liquor store,
delivery and unpacking of groceries at your home.
grocery or liquor stores are open on Sundays; all
orders for Sunday arrivals must be received by
Contact us for
our current rates for other services.
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Restaurants & Bars
spend the first few
hours of your holiday shopping for
Food, Wine, Liquor and
Cayman Vacation Shoppers can
have the food, wine, liquor
and beer, of your choice
delivered fresh and waiting
for you when you arrive to
the Cayman Islands. You’ll
pay the same
in-store price for each
item as if you did the
few minutes now will
save you hours of
shopping when you
Boats and Butlers was
founded in 2002 by Alex Goulden and
Shawn Lunt with the simple mission to
provide both our resident and
non-resident clients with a single point
of contact for all their marine
maintenance and concierge service needs.
founders have extensive experience in
dealing with clients who place a premium
on personal service, flexibility and
privacy and it is these needs that
provide the building blocks for all of
our client relationships.
uniqueness of our client base allows us
to provide a much more complete range of
services to a smaller clientele. Thus,
unlike our competitors our clients are
much more then a number; we seek to
become the quarterback of all of an
individual client’s marine and concierge
company has formulated a number of
strategic relationships with other
services providers that will allows us
to meet just about any request we
receive. So please browse our site and
let us manage all of your marine
maintenance and servicing needs.
Boats & Butlers Ltd.
PO Box 10169 APO
BKM's Personal Concierge services in
Grand Cayman include house sitting,
waiting services, referral services,
property management, property
maintenance, assistance with automobile
services, event planning, personal
assistant services, errand running
services, visitor services and
For further information and pricing
details please contact our management
team at BKM Limited:
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63 Dorcy Drive (George Town) SUPERMARKET: 949-5155 Pharmacy:
949-0505 Store Manager: Gregg Mitchell
Mon - Sat 7am - 11pm
Mon - Sat 7am - 10pm
You will pass it as you drive to Cayman Kai.
33 Hirst Rd (Savannah)
SUPERMARKET: 943-5155 Store Manager: Averille Bodden
Mon - Sat 7am - 11pm
Centre - East End
2206 Queens Hwy
(Express Store, East End) SUPERMARKET: 947-2826 Store Manager: Charlie Webster
Mon - Thur 7am - 7pm
Fri - Sat 7am - 9pm
CHISHOLM'S- Convenience Store
located on Rum Point Drive about 5 miles
before you reach Cayman Kai.
You will find most any of your essential items
there. We suggest that you stop at Fosters Food Fair or Hurley's Market
way out of the airport if you plan on doing extensive cooking for a week or so.
LIQUOR - located in Old Man
Bay, North Side on the way to Cayman Kai
large variety of wines, beers and spirits available for pickup
on Cats and Dogs
Below are two PDF documents
which cover the regulations with respect to cats and dogs
entering the Cayman Islands. These documents are viewable with
Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available from and were provided by the Cayman Islands
Department of Agriculture.
Please read these
documents carefully, as the requirements may be different from
those of other countries. Failure to meet these requirements
exactly will result in your pet being refused entry into the
Cayman Islands. Your local veterinarian will be able to help you
with the requirements.
Area codes and detailed
instructions for international calling are included in the first few
pages of the Cayman Islands
Telephone/Services Directory which is
located in the Island House.
"Card Phone service" is now
available at select locations on all three islands. Pre-paid phone cards
in values of CI$10,
$15 and $30 can be purchased at the C&W main office
in Anderson Square in George Town; at the Cayman Brac post
most services stations.
Internet connections for visitors:
You can dial 976-4638 and connect at CI$0.12 per minute. No log on or
password is required.
Telephone & Wireless service
providers in the Cayman Islands include Cable & Wireless, Digicel
and AT&T. Service is available 24 hours a day. The area code is (345)
followed by seven digits.
All local calls free.
All International Telephone calls can be
billed to your Visa, MasterCard, and AE credit card.
Long-distance access numbers
AT&T USA DIRECT: 1-(800)872-2881
US SPRINT 1-(888)366-4663
Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd., known locally as "CUC",
commenced operations as the only public electric utility in Grand Cayman, the
largest of the three Cayman Islands, in May 1966. CUC currently has an installed
capacity of 115 megawatts (MW), and its employees are committed to providing a
safe and reliable electricity supply to more than 19,000 customers. Electricity
in the Cayman Islands is equivalent to standards used in North America. IE: 60
cycle and 110 voltage. For more information on Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd
The Cayman Islands has six local radio stations:
Government-owned Radio Cayman, which is heard throughout the three islands; Z-99
FM; Heaven 97 Christian radio; Vibe 98.9; Ocean 95.5 and ICCI-FM, based at the
International College of the Cayman Islands and staffed by Journalism student
There are four local television stations: CITN
(channel 27); CTS (24); CCTV, Cayman Christian Television and CATN/TV-30 Cayman
Adventist Television Network. The government franchise granted to CITN and CTS
also allows them to provide local wireless cable television service (WESTAR).
However, CCTV is funded privately by local citizens, which relays 24-hours
Christian programming from Trinity Broadcasting Network in Santa Ana, CA.
In addition, there are many satellite television systems available in the Cayman
Local videotape clubs, including three Blockbuster Video outlets, are
popular in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac and visitors can arrange temporary
accounts using major credit cards. Grand Cayman also boasts a new video club
located in the Airport Shopping Centre "Reel Video".
Church of England
St Albans & St Mary's Tel: 345-949-2757 Fax: 345-949-0619
Church (Independent) Tel: 345-949-0629 Fax: 345-945-6602
Catholic Church St
Ignatius Tel: 345-949-6797 Fax: 345-945-2594
Christ The Redeemer Tel: 345-949-7390
Seventh Day Adventist Tel: 345-945-5279