The British Virgin Islands: Travel Tips|
British Virgin Islands Department of Tourism - BVI
Joseph Josiah Smith Social Security Building
Waterfront Drive, Road Town, Tortola, BVI
British Virgin Islands Department of Tourism - US
- 370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 313
New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-696-0400 or 800-835-8530
- 1686 Union Street
San Fransisco, CA 94123
FCB Travel Marketing
110 St. Martin's Lane
London WC2N 4DY
The official currency of The British Virgin Islands is the US Dollar.
These events have a tendency to change venue and date rapidly. We strongly suggest calling or writing the Tourist Board to get exact information.
- New Year's Day, January 1
- Commonwealth Day, March
- Easter Monday
- Whit Monday
- Sovereign's Day, June
- Territory Day, July 1
- Festival, August (Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday)
- St. Ursula's Day, October 21
- Christmas Day, December 25
- Boxing Day, December 26
English is the official language of The British Virgin Islands.
The estimated population of The British Virgin Islands is 25,500.
The area code is 284, followed by a seven digit local number.
Now you can rent you car directly from us before your trip - saving money, time, and hassle! Just use the form above to start your search. The British Virgin Islands can be an expensive place to rent a car, most islands (the main one being Tortola) are small and there are steep hills. You will need a BVI license ($10), obtainable with your valid driver's license. Driving is on the left, like the US Virgin Islands.
See our airline, cruise line and tour operator listings for more information.
The average year-round temperature is 75 to 85 degrees. Please visit our Caribbean Weather Page for the latest forecasts and weather news.