A quick reference for traveling divers LocationSoutheastern Caribbean, 19 miles off the coast of Venezuela.Entry/ExitU.S. and Canadian residents need proof of citizenship.ClimateAverage daytime temperature is 84 degrees. Generally arid islands, outside the hurricane belt. The winds are a factor on Aruba in all but the summer. Water temps average in the 80s; a skinsuit or thin wetsuit will suffice.LanguageDutch, English, Spanish, Papiamento. English is quite common, and most locals are at least bilingual.CurrencyAruba florin (at this writing) fixed at 1.75 = US$1. All major credit cards are accepted.TimeOne hour later than Eastern Standard Time.Getting ThereALM: 800-325-1705; Air Aruba: 800-882-7822; American Airlines: 800-433-7300.Information:Aruba: 800-TO-ARUBA
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