No matter how much you may want to escape the rest of the world, chances are you'll need to make a phone call during your vacation to St. Kitts and Nevis. Phone and limited Internet systems across the island make it possible to let family members and friends know that you are doing just fine.
Callers in the United States who want to dial one of the 17,000-plus main lines on St. Kitts and Nevis will need to dial the area code, 869, followed by a three-digit access code, followed by the local four-digit number. Internet access is available in most hotels and in Internet cafes in Basseterre and Newcastle, with DSL and cable slowly becoming available. Pay phones are also abundant in cities throughout the islands and will accept phone cards and some Eastern Caribbean coins.
If you are dialing from St. Kitts and Nevis to the United States, dial as you would any long-distance call in the United States - dial 1, then the area code, followed by the local number. Calling cards can be purchased and credit card calls made using some of the following access numbers:
Canada Direct 800-744-2580
The following are country codes for dialing out of St. Kitts and Nevis to your home country.
The emergency number on St. Kitts and Nevis is 911. Cable and Wireless Caribbean provides the island cell phone network.
Take advantage of the easy and accessible phone systems on your vacation to ensure that you stay in touch while staying on St. Kitts and Nevis.
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