SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON: DOCUMENTS
Documents: To enter the islands of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon you need to have your valid passport. A personal passport is also mandatory for children and minors.
For the documents needed to travel to Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon we always recommend checking the official website of the country.
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON: HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Healthcare: In Saint Pierre there is a small hospital, in the most serious cases the sick are transferred to Canada.
Since transfer to Canada is necessary for important treatment, it is strongly recommended that you take out travel and health insurance. These insurances have negligible costs (only a few tens of euros) and are always to be done when we leave for a trip regardless of the destination.
Vaccinations: No vaccinations are required to enter the two small French islands of North America.
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON: MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET
Telephones: The international dialing code for Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon is 508.
Mobile Phones: SPM Telecom covers the GSM service of the two islands.
Internet: The Internet is now widespread and many hotels offer free or paid connection.
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON: POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS
Electricity: The electric current in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon is 220 Volts 50 Hz.
Electrical outlets: The power plugs and sockets used in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon are those of the French type ie those of type C and E. Those of type C are the same as those in Europe. While power plugs and sockets of type E resemble Schuko sockets (type F).
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON: CURRENCY AND BANKS
Currency: Euro (EUR).
Banks: American and Canadian dollars are accepted in most businesses in Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club) are accepted in most commercial establishments.
Banks opening hours: The banks of Saint Pierre and Miquelon are open from 8.30 to 12.00 and from 13.30 to 16.30, Monday to Friday.