These can be hired from SETAR (tel: 586 7138) (www.setar.au)
A deposit and proof of identity are required. Setel NV operates GSM 900 coverage across the entire Netherlands Antilles.
Internet: Public access is available at the Internet cafe in Oranjestad.
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Money Matters :
The Aruban florin is the official currency, which is divided into 100 cents. Silver coins are in denominations of 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents, one florin, 2 1/2 florins and 5 florins. Current exchange rates are AF 1.77 to the U.S. Dollar and AF. .34 to the Canadian Dollar.
ATM machines: Travelers with ATM cards bearing the CIRRUS or Plus System network logos can withdraw cash in Aruban florins. In the Wyndam hotel you can get dollars at the ATM machine. Avoid the casino ATM, huge fees. Many places will take US bills higher than $20 due to currency fraud.
Recommended Restaurants :
Since this info can change weekly, we can’t recommend enough the “Zagat Survey.” Pick up their travel book, or signup online. Worldwide reviews, menus, and pricing, (www.zagat.com )
Rooms are subject to 5% government room tax and hotels also add 16.6% service charge, the greedy bastards.
Holiday Inn (www.excelsiorcasino.com) (800) HOLIDAY Toll Free Hotel Reservations
Aruba Marriott Resort