Trinidad and Tobago is a two-island nation consisting of the southernmost of the Caribbean islands, namely, Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad, the larger island, is situated 10 miles off the coast of Venezuela.
Trinidad's petroleum-based economy provides a per capita income well above the Latin American average. A larger variety of goods and services are available here than in other eastern Caribbean islands. Trinidad is south of the Atlantic hurricane belt and a variety of boat maintenance services are available. The diverse population includes peoples from Africa, India, and Europe.
The government fee for cruising in Trinidad and Tobago is US$8.33
Best Experience: Diverse provisions (at reasonable prices) and boat parts and services are available. Worst Experience: Many contractors were unreliable. Area: 1980 sq mi (5,128 sq km). Population: 1,163,724 Capital: Port-of-Spain (pop. 45,284). Language: English Currency: Tinidad & Tobago dollar or TT$ (TT$6.15 = US$1.00) GDP per capita: US$5,620