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The little things make an Aruban vacation so special, and smart local tips can make yours easy and unforgettable.
From avoiding cell phone roaming charges by renting a phone or SIM card here, to quickly and easily paying for parking, there are plenty of simple, cost-effective shortcuts to help you avoid hassles and make the most of your stay on our happy island.
We accept all major credit cards, traveler's checks, and American dollars, so shopping, dining, and joining local guides on insider tours and adventures across the island is simple and stress-free. Learn more tips to make your Aruba vacation fun and easy.
Yes, many cell phone providers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, or Sprint will have international plans available. Be sure to ask your provider before flying to Aruba. Be aware that international service can get costly.
Want to avoid carrier service charges? Rent a cell phone or purchase a SIM card from Setar, located at the airport.
Conveniently located at the airport, Digicel also allows you to rent a cell phone or purchase a SIM card and enjoy Aruba cell service during your trip.
In order to call the United States from Aruba, first, dial 001 followed by the area code and finally the phone number.
Get a rechargeable card to pay for parking in and around our capital, Oranjestad.
Aruba accepts all major credit cards, traveler's checks, American dollars, and our currency, the Florin.
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For more information on what items you can and cannot take back home with you, please visit the airport's official website.
Every visitor to our island has their own unique Aruba travel tips – secrets and hidden gems they’ve uncovered in their all-too-brief time here. To learn those, and more Aruba vacation tips straight from warm, welcoming Aruban locals, visit our blog. Or, take the Aruba travel advice that matters most: your own. Visit our happy home. Wander from coast to coast. Savor each unique flavor, friendly conversation, and unforgettable moment to make your own list of Aruba tips.
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Park your car rental at the clearly marked white parking areas on central locations in downtown Oranjestad.
The official local currency is the Aruban Florin; however, U.S. dollars are widely accepted.
These are some of our local rules and regulations that we kindly request that you respect. Help us protect our One happy island.
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In order to make your journey back home as easy and stress-free as possible, be sure to read the rules about exporting items.
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