Off the beaten track and the largest of the 365 Exuma islands, Great Exuma is an exotic paradise. Visit incredible national parks and historic ruins. Explore charming remote coastal villages framed by stunning aquamarine waters and learn the art of bonefishing with experienced guides. The magic of Great Exuma is apparent in untouched beaches and hidden coves that are perfect for sunbathing or moonlight strolls. Romance and serenity await you.
Sep. 3, 2017 - 7 nights
Jun. 18, 2017 - 7 nights
Hideaways at Palm Bay Beach Club
Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis and Spa Resort
Club Peace and Plenty
Grand Isle Resort & Spa
Hideaways at Palm Bay Beach Club
Before you leave
It is your sole responsibility to ensure that you - and any child travelling with you - have all the travel documents necessary to enter in, or transit through, each country on your itinerary. Please ensure you verify the requirements for each country as the required documents for the outbound portion of your travel may differ from those required on the return.
Please refer to aircanada.com for complete information on travel requirements.
Please refer to aircanada.com for Baggage Information.
Airport check in
It is recommended that you present yourself at the airport counter of the airline indicated on your voucher 3 hours prior to departure. Air Canada representatives are available to assist you, or you may contact an Air Canada Vacations representative at 1-800-296-3408.
Your arrival at destination
Hotel check in
Upon arrival at your hotel, please identify yourself at the front desk with your Air Canada Vacations voucher. You will then be assigned your accommodation. The majority of hotels’ check in is between 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM. It is recommended to pack essential items in your carry on luggage.
Your departure from destination
Hotel check out
Hotel check out times may vary depending on the property but generally you must vacate the room by 12 p.m. (noon). For passengers with late flights, every effort will be made to provide you with a hospitality room, however, this cannot be guaranteed, particularly during high season. Duty-free shopping After an absence of 7 days or more, Canadian residents are permitted to return with a maximum of CAD $750 of merchandise per trip without paying duty. Each time you leave Canada for at least 48 hours, you are eligible to declare up to CAD $200 of merchandise. A written declaration may be requested. Each adult is allowed 1.1 litre (40 oz.) of liquor and one (1) carton of cigarettes. If you include cigarettes, tobacco sticks and loose tobacco in your personal exemption allowance, only a partial exemption will apply. You will have to pay a minimum duty on these products unless they are marked “Canada - Duty paid”. Canadian made products sold at a duty-free shop will be marked in this way.
Airport check in
Procedures are the same as for departure from Canada.
During your Holiday
Local Air Canada Vacations office
The local office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday, including holidays. Consult the Air Canada Vacations bulletin board or binder in the hotel lobby for the representative’s schedule. Should you require their services please call 242 345-0232.
Need help or assistance with your vacation and you are unable to reach our local representative?
Contact Air Canada Vacations Customer Care: http://www.aircanadavacations.com/en/contact_us#Support_During_Travel
There is no hospital in Exuma. There is a medical clinic in Georgetown.
There is a Bank of Nova Scotia and a Royal Bank.
The currency in Nassau is the Bahamian dollar, at par with the American dollar, whose value is quoted in the business section of major newspapers. Traveler’s cheques are accepted by most hotels and stores. U.S. dollars are imperative for travel to the Bahamas. Canadian currency is not accepted but can be exchanged at all banks.
Long distance calls
Please note if placing a call from your hotel room, to ask the hotel operator about connection service charges. Using a pay phone will avoid these service charges from the hotel.
Credit cards such as American Express, Visa, MasterCard are widely honoured.
Shopping on Exuma is somewhat limited. There are a handful of craft and gift shops as well as basic groceries and supplies.
Taxis are available. Be sure to agree on the fare before getting in. A 15% tip is suggested especially if you have luggage.
Car rentals are available. Renter must be over 25 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license and a major credit card. Remember to drive on the left in the Bahamas.
Optional excursions are a great way to enhance your Air Canada Vacations holiday. Choose from a wide variety of activities and excursions available at your destination.
Most restaurants add 15% to the bill, which covers all services. If not, tipping is at client’s discretion.
Local water is safe to drink, but most tourists prefer bottled water.
120 volts, 60 cycles, the same as in Canada.
Baptist, Anglican and Roman Catholic.
For inquiries relating to extension of stay or change or hotel changes, see your destination representative or contact Air Canada Vacations Customer Care:
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