Although Grenada is a great place to escape from the rest of the world, phone service is reliable for those who choose to stay in touch.
To call Grenada prior to your departure, dial the country's international dialing code, 473. Once you arrive, costs of international direct dialing from many hotels on Grenada vary. A government tax of 10 percent will also be added to calls.
You may use a phone card or credit card to pay for and place international calls. Most pay phones accept cards sold from Cable and Wireless and from Grenada's tourist office. Pay phones also accept coins. Cable and Wireless has phone and fax services available in Carenage. You can also pay for calls with a credit card through services with AT&T, Sprint, and others. AT&T can be reached at 800-872-2881, and Sprint is available at 800-877-8787. The following is a list of international dialing codes for making calls outside Grenada, followed by a list of useful phone numbers to know once you arrive on the island.
|Trinidad and Tobago||868|
|Cable and Wireless||473-440-1000|
|Police / Fire||911|
|Ambulance - St. George's||434|
|Ambulance - St. Andrews||724|
|Ambulance - Carriacou||774|
|St. George's General Hospital||473-440-2050|
|Princess Alice Hospital (Mirabeau)||473-442-7251|
|Princess Royal Hospital (Carriacou)||473-443-7400|
Travelers can use Advanced Mobile Phone Services (AMPS) compatible phones for roaming on Grenada. Cable and Wireless, Cingular, and Digicel all provide cellular service.
Although it's easy to lose yourself on Grenada, staying connected is a simple matter of picking up the phone.
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