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In September 2016, Aruba's first Art Fair was held over three days. 
Brushstrokes of creative energy painted the town with new life, with 12 renowned street artists from all stretches of the globe—including Portugal, Mexico, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Argentina, Curacao, and Germany—using the architecture of San Nicolas as their canvas.

Tips for Visitors

It’s the little things that make a holiday in Aruba so special. Smart local tips can make yours unforgettable and a breeze.

Two booth attendants at the information booth in Oranjestad.


From avoiding mobile 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.

Aruba accepts all major credit cards, travellers cheques, American dollars as well as the local Aruban currency, the Florin, so shopping, dining and joining local guides for insider tours and adventures across the island are simple and stress free. Learn more tips to make your holiday in Aruba fun and easy.

Useful Tips


Want to avoid carrier service charges? Rent a mobile phone or purchase a SIM card from Setar, located at the airport.


Located conveniently at the airport, Digicel also allows you to rent a mobile phone or purchase a SIM card.





Highly Anticipated Summer Event

Colombian singer Maluma performing at Aruba Summer Music Festival 2017

The Aruban Summer Music Festival features international Grammy award-winning artists as well as Aruba's best bands!

More tips for Visitors

Parking in Aruba

Park your car rental at the clearly marked white parking areas on central locations in Oranjestad.

Aruba Currency

The official local currency is the Aruban Florin; however, U.S. dollars are widely accepted.

Baby and Rodger's Beach signage.

Getting Around Aruba

From our lively capital to quiet seaside towns, pristine beaches to rugged desert, it’s easy to get around in Aruba.

Mural of peacock in San Nicolas
Art in Aruba
View of the Hooiberg from top of the Casibari Rock Formation
Sightseeing Tours in Aruba

Featured Activities

Divi Bar & Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton Aruba.

Eating and Drinking

Divi Bar & Lounge

Front view during the day of The Paddock in Aruba.

Eating and Drinking

The Paddock

Restaurant entrance.

Eating and Drinking

El Faro Blanco

We’re just getting started with the amazing effects Aruba has to offer. Dig into your trip details below to unlock a Caribbean experience that will leave you sunnier, happier, and (of course) a little more tanned.

Discover the Aruba Effect