The Bahamian dollar (B$) is equal to the US dollar, and both are widely accepted. The resorts also accept traveller’s cheques, and currency exchange is available at the reception desk.
The weather in The Bahamas is typically warm. Highs range from the mid to upper 70's F (25 C) during the winter to the upper 80's F (32 C) in the summer.
Bahamas utilizes the North American standard 120-volt, 60-Hertz alternating power required to power US and Canadian appliances such as electric razors, hairdryers, and other standard items found in guest rooms. European appliances require a power adapter.
The official language of The Bahamas is English, more British than American, and generally intertwined with a special Bahamian dialect. Some Indian words like cassava and guava have been retained in the language.