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Insider Advice & Travel Tips from Locals in Jamaica

Island Time
Jamaicans culture and punctuality is fairly relaxed. When asking for directions, you may hear something is “just around the corner,” even when it’s quite far.

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Jamaica runs on "island time," which means punctuality is not expected.

Most places take U.S. dollars. Local (not touristy) spots may not.

Haggling is expected at craft markets