Practical information


You will have a nice surprise when the doors of the plane opened especially if you come from a cold country.
In this case, forget jackets, sweaters and take out the tank tops, shorts, flip flops ... .. It's the heat wave !!
The climate is tropical with average 27 ° C.
The rainy or winter season runs from June to mid-December. The often pleasant climate can sometimes be disturbed by rain and cyclones.
The dry season is a very pleasant time when temperatures can flirt with 35 ° C.

Jet lag

Time zone: UTC -4
Flight time between Paris and Fort de France is about 8h for 7000Km.
There is a time difference between France and Martinique 5 hours less in winter and 6 hours less in summer.

ID card

Capital: Fort de France
Area: 1128 km
Continent: America
Country: France
Spoken language: French, Creole
Highest point: peeled mountain 1397m
Caraibes Holidays : Hébergement en duplex à la Martinique
Caraibes Holidays : Hébergement en duplex à la Martinique
Caraibes Holidays : Hébergement en duplex à la Martinique


Currency: euro €
Accepted payments: CB, Cash


The catches are according to French standards. Current is in 220v, 50Hz. No adapter is necessary unless you come from a foreign country.


The flag of Martinique is (+ 596) for fixed and (+696) for mobile.

Entry formalities in Martinique

The administrative and customs formalities on arrival in Martinique are the same as in France. The identity card will suffice for the French as well as the nationals of other countries of the European Union.
Canadians will be required to carry a valid passport and will not have a visa if the stay is less than 3 months.
For those who intend to go to neighboring islands such as Dominica or Saint Lucia you must bring your passport.