Aruba travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Aruba with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Aruba.

Frolicking flamingos on the beach in Aruba in the Caribbean © PhotoSerg -
Frolicking flamingos on the beach in Aruba in the Caribbean © PhotoSerg -

Aruba travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Aruba with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Aruba - quick facts
Flight time 12 hours
Time difference UK -4 hours
Language(s) Papiamento, Dutch, English
Currency Aruban Florin
Electricity A + B + F plug (120V)
Driving side Right

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Aruba weather

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Aruba travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Aruba from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Aruba.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Aruba travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Aruba with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Aruba, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Aruba covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Aruba with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Aruba FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Aruba including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Aruba due to Covid-19?

Aruba is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Aruba.

Check out Department of Public Health, Aruba for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Aruba?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Aruba. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Aruba from the UK?

The flight time to Aruba from the UK is typically 12 hours.

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What is the time difference between Aruba and the UK?

The time difference between Aruba and the UK is UK time-4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Aruba?

The main languages spoken in Aruba are Papiamento, Dutch and English.

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What is the currency in Aruba?

The currency in Aruba is the Aruban Florin (AWG).

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Which plugs are used in Aruba?

Aruba uses electrical plug type A + B + F (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Aruba?

They drive on the right side of the road in Aruba.

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