Etiquette in Jamaica

Jamaica is located in the Caribbean Sea and has a population of 2.9 million people.

The nation is a unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

The official language of Jamaica is English and the national language is Jamaican Patois.

The majority of citizens follow Christianity.

The currency of Jamaica is the Jamaican dollar.

Dress Etiquette

It is not customary to wear swim clothing away from the beach. Dress smartly and stylishly when out on the town, as appearance is a point of pride in Jamaica.

Greetings Etiquette

Return greetings when you hear them. Shaking hands is preferred when you first meet someone. Refer to people by their formal titles until such time as they choose to move to more informal greetings.