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The official language is English, and a small part of the population speaks Portuguese.

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

04/15/2022 Good Friday

05/24/2022 Bermuda Day (national holiday)

06/20/2022 Folk Heroes Day

05.09.2022 Labor Day

11/11/2022 Memorial Day

12/25/2022 Christmas

12/26/2022 Christmas

Duty free shopping


The following items can be brought into Bermuda duty-free in hand luggage (persons 18 and over): 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars and 500g of tobacco; 1 liter of spirits and 1 liter of wine. Gifts valued up to BDA$50 can be brought in duty-free every 31 days but must be declared to customs. Note: No duty-free import of perfume and food.

Prohibited Imports

harpoons and drugs. Visitors should declare prescribed medication upon entry; the regulations are strict and strictly observed. The import of samples, sales materials and other commercial goods for trade fairs and conferences must be declared at the respective conference hotel before entry. For the import of firearms and ammunition, a permit from the responsible police director is required. This is usually only granted to participants in shooting competitions. The import of certain types of fruit and vegetables is prohibited. More information is available from

Contact addresses


Bermuda is represented in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by the British embassies (see Great Britain ).


Business etiquette

For business appointments, a light suit, shirt and tie are just as appropriate as Bermuda shorts. Appointments should be made in advance, business cards are exchanged. Occasionally letters of recommendation are required. Business Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.

Business contacts

Bermuda Chamber of Commerce 1 Point Pleasant Road, Hamilton, Bermuda HM 11 Tel. +1 441 295 42 01. Website: Association of Bermuda International Companies (ABIC) PO Box HM 2798, Hamilton, Bermuda HM LX Tel. +1 441 293 46 00. Website:



According to, the country code for Bermuda is 00441. Public phones can be used with phone cards, which are available in many shops and hotels.

Mobile phone

GSM 1900, 3G and 4G. The main network providers are Digicel and One. The network coverage is very good. Roaming contracts exist. However, it may be worth renting a mobile phone and purchasing a prepaid SIM card.


Numerous cafes, restaurants and hotels offer their customers free WiFi. The Bermuda National Library provides public computers with Internet access and offers unsecured WiFi. Public WiFi is also available via WiFi hotspots in some areas of Hamilton and at the Royal Naval Dockyard.

Post office

Postal shipments to Europe take 5-7 days. An international express service (delivery within 48 hours) is also offered. There are counters for poste restante shipments. Post offices are open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, the main post office in Hamilton also Sat 8am-12pm.

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