The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has invested millions of dollars to improve and expand the infrastructure of the country. Existing facilities and services are reliable and adhere to internationally acceptable standards.
The major sea ports are located at
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has a total of 1033km/642 miles of road. The Windward Highway Rehabilitation Project was completed and the South Leeward Highway Rehabilitation is currently being undertaken.
Airports and Routes
St. Vincent and the Grenadines is served by five (5) airports. These include:
The airport on Canouan has a runway of 5900ft / 1798m and is able to accommodate medium-sized jets. Airport development, however, is ongoing. By the end of 2015, St. Vincent and the Grenadines will have a 9000ft / 2743m international airport at Argyle. Travellers from Europe and North America can access the islands through six (6) major gateways.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has a modern, state of the art, fiber optic digital telephone system, internet, boat phone, cellular service (GSM Platform) and telex. Telegraph and facsimile services are also available.
Fixed line telephone services are provided by Lime (formerly Cable and Wireless), Digicel and Karib Cable. While Mobile services are provided by Lime and Digicel (GSM/4G network). The international area code is 1-784 followed by the local seven-digit number. Visitors from North America can roam in all the islands.
Internet service is available from Lime and Karib Cable very reasonable rates.
St. Vincent Electricity Services Ltd. (VINLEC) is the sole provider of electricity in the country. The energy is generated through the use of diesel and hydro power.
Electricity: 230 volts
Rates are classified into three (3) categories:
Electricity on the island is generally 220/240 volt except for Petit St. Vincent which has 110 volts.
The Central Water and Sewage Authority (CWSA) is the body responsible for managing the supply of water in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The country has an abundant supply of potable water which is efficiently and reliably distributed.
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Postal Corporation is directly responsible for general post services. Services provided include: