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Tips for Visitors

The little things make an Aruban vacation so special, and smart local tips can make yours easy and unforgettable.

Vacation like an Aruban

From avoiding cell 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.

We accept all major credit cards, travelers checks, and American dollars, so shopping, dining, and joining local guides on insider tours and adventures across the island is simple and stress free. Learn more tips to make your Aruba vacation fun and easy.

Cell Phone Service in Aruba

Will my cell phone work in Aruba?

Yes, many cell phone providers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, or Sprint will have international plans available. Be sure to ask your provider before flying to Aruba. Be aware that international service can get costly.

Aruba cell phone services

Setar

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

Digicel

Coveniently located at the airport, Digicel also allows you to rent a cellphone or purchase a SIM card and enjoy Aruba cell service during your trip.

Staying in touch

In order to call the United States from Aruba, first dial 001 followed by the area code and finally the phone number. 

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Aruparking

Get a rechargeable card to pay for parking in and around our capital, Oranjestad.

Currency

Aruba accepts all major credit cards, travelers checks, American dollars, and our currency, the Florin.

Deals & Offers

No one wants to pay full price, which is why we’ve compiled a great list of the best deals, discounts and special savings offers available in Aruba. Make your vacation dollars count by reviewing the Top-Rated Aruba Vacation Packages & Travel Deals currently on offer from our trusted hotels, resorts, restaurants and tour operators.

Stay Connected

How can you connect your cell phone to Aruba’s phone networks? Here is a cell phone instruction guide for you:…


Every visitor to our island has their own unique Aruba travel tips – secrets and hidden gems they’ve uncovered in their all-too-brief time here. To learn those, and more Aruba vacation tips straight from warm, welcoming Aruban locals, visit our blog. Or, take the Aruba travel advice that matters most: your own. Visit our happy home. Wander from coast to coast. Savor each unique flavor, friendly conversation, and unforgettable moment to make your own list of Aruba tips.

Getting Around Aruba

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

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Aruba Travel Guide App

Get this expert island guide with tips on places to visit, customised trip itineraries, offline maps, augmented reality and trip sharing.

Aruparking

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

Currency

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

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