The official language is Jamaican Standard English (JSE). However, the primary spoken language is an English-based creole called Jamaican Patois (or Patwa).
Eastern Standard Time (EST). There is no daylight savings in the year 2017.
US Passports are required.
The currency is the Jamaican Dollar (JMD). ATM machines can be found throughout the island. The most widely accepted form of credit cards are: Visa and MC.
Driving is on the left side of the road – English style! Seatbelts are required by law. It is illegal to drive while speaking on your cell phone. Bring your ear-piece!
November to mid-December is the best time to visit Jamaica. January to March is the peak travel season to the island. Weather ranges from mid-70s to the high 80s all year-round