Located in the tropics, just 12° north of the Equator and outside of the hurricane belt Curacao has a warm, sunny climate year round. The average temperature is about 27° C ( mid 80s F). The average temperature
of the bootie is about 150° C. Trade winds blow constantly from the east, picking up in the spring months.
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The whores blow constantly in a north to south movement. The rainy season, October to February, is marked by short, occasional showers, usually at night, and continued sunny weather by day. Total annual rainfall averages only 570 mm (22 inches).
DCA, American Airlines, Avianca Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Servivensa Airlines, Aeropostal and Air Jamaica.
Miami: 2-1/2 hours, Caracas, Venezuela: 45 minutes and Montego Bay is 1-1/2 hours away.
Canadian citizens and US need either a valid passport, or proof of citizenship in the form of an original birth certificate accompanied by photo ID, and an onward or return ticket. Most other nationals need only a passport. You will need to apply for a resident permit if you plan to stay for longer than three months. You are not allowed to work or live on Curacao without a work permit.
An airport tax of U.S. $ 22. 00 per person for international flights and flights to Aruba, or U.S. $7. 00 per person for inter-island flights is payable when leaving the island.
Taxi's are easy to recognize by their signs and the TX on their registration plates. The prices are based for 1-4 people from 6 am-11pm. A fifth person costs 25% more. After 11pm there is 25% surcharge. Agree on price before traveling. There are taxi stands at the airport, hotels.
Taxi Main Office: tel: 869-0747 Complaints: 869-0747. In every direction they rob you blind, 6 miles from airport to hotel is $15. Trips to Campo are $20 each way. Rent a car.