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W H A T   T O   E X P E C T   &    C O S T S    O N    T H E    I S L A N D  

Currency is Eastern Caribbean dollar (XCD) however US dollar is excepted : exchange rate is $1.00 US= $2.7 XCD


Banks on the Island

- Royal Bank of Canada


- Bank of Nova Scotia

- National bank of SKN

- First Caribbean Bank


Travel documents 

American, UK and Canadians do not need a visa to enter St. Kitts.

If you need more information on visas please see the website below


Driving in st kitts is on the left side of the road such as the England. Everyone driving in St kitts must get a temporary drivers license. $125XCD for a year or $62.50XCD 3 months


Say No more rentals  Travis 1(869) 663-2518 Whats app

Island auto

Bulls eye



You can get a chip for your phone and a pre paid plan if you need Flow, Digicel

Medical Services

Meridian Medical

(869) 465-5096​

Student Accomodation

Royal St kitts 

Studio suite starting at  $1,344 US per month

Sugar Bay resort

studio suite starting at $1,100 US per month

Other lodging is available please ask for more assistance


to learn more please go to


Getting to the island

A IUHS representative will be at the airport to assist and greet you.

American Airlines

Miami (MIA)- St Kitts (SKB)

San Jaun (SJU) - St kitts(SKB)  -  New York (JFK) -St kitts(SKB)

Delta  Airlines


Atlanta (ATL) -St kitts (SKB)



Most small caribbean Islands


British Airways

Heathrow (LHR) or Gatwick (LGW) to St. Kitts

L I V I N G    ON    T H E    I S L A N D 
School Of Medicine
A B O U T   St  K I T T S

St. Kitts is a beautiful 67 sq mile(174km) Island located in the West Indies formally known as St. Christopher named after Christopher Columbus who arrived in1493 .St Kitts is a common Wealth country. They have been independent since 1983. The island has the Caribbean on one side and the Atlantic on the other which is truly a breath taking experience to see. The island is has a mixture of dry terrain and lush volcanic soil. (Mount Liamuiga) (3792ft) 


Temperatures range from 26°c (79°f) to 32°c (89°f) all year long. Northeast tradewinds are constant. Rain usually falls between May and November, averaging 109 cm (43 in) a year. High humidity characterizes the summer months. Hurricane season runs from late summer to early fall.

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