Arrival Checklist

Arrival Checklist

Welcome to Cayman. We hope you found "Moving" of assistance. In Arriving, MovingtoCayman.com will highlight the areas you need focus on, once you arrive in the Cayman Islands. We have created a check list to help you... Find out how to get a phone and internet connected – keep in touch with your friends and family back home. [...]

Services & Utilities

Services & Utilities

ELECTRICITY - Most power requirements on Grand Cayman are provided by Caribbean Utilities Co. Ltd. (CUC), and after accommodation it will be your main major monthly outgoing - electricity rates are considerably higher than in the U.S. or the U.K.[...]

TV & Communications

TV & Communications

Cable & Wireless (Cayman Islands) Ltd. has provided the Cayman Islands with telecommunications services since 1966. And, in 1996 the Cayman Islands were granted their own area code, 345. Cable & Wireless Ltd. Incorporates state-of-the-art fully digital telecommunications services by highly skilled technicians to all three islands using a fully digital network built with fiber optic cables. Their telecommunications system provides reliable links with the rest of the world, satisfying the business and financial community’s expanding needs. [...]

Electronics & IT

Electronics & IT

All the well known electrical and IT brands are available in Cayman. Electronics & IT in Cayman tend to be less expensive than in UK / US due to the tax free environment that Cayman offers, also due to the much competition between the many stores – shop around for the best deal and look out for special promotions which happen regularly throughout the year. [...]

Transportation

Transportation

The modes of transportation around the islands are the same as most other holiday destinations. They include car and jeep rentals, mopeds, taxis, public transportation, bicycles and walking.
Car Rentals - Most International car rental companies are represented on the islands, as well as local entrepreneurs, willing to deal. [...]

Schools & Colleges

Schools & Colleges

SCHOOLS - The Government of the Cayman Islands provides free schooling for Caymanian children 4-16 years old, and achieves a 90% literacy rate. The public schools are based upon the British educational system, with primary schools (4-11 year olds) in each district, two Government high schools (11-16 year olds), a community college and a law school in George Town.[...]

Useful Contacts

Useful Contacts

EMERGENCIES : Fire, police & ambulance: 911, Police headquarters: (345) 949 4222,Crisis hotline: (345) 943 2422
TELEPHONE SERVICES : International operator: 0, Directory enquiries: 411, Internet easy access: (345) 266 6328 [...]

Health & Medical

Health & Medical

Health Services Authority (HSD) is responsible for all Government health care services. The Health Services Authority provides care through the 124-bed Cayman Islands Hospital (104 inpatient and 12 observation beds) and the 18-bed Faith Hospital on Cayman Brac. Ancillary services are offered at district health centres, and clinics for dental and eye care. [...]