Guadeloupe Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Guadeloupe Shopping, Embassy and Communication



The official language is French, but Creole and English are also spoken.

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

01/06/2022 Feast of Epiphany

02.03.2022 Ash Wednesday

04/18/2022 easter monday

05/01/2022 Labor Day

05/08/2022 day of the victory

05/26/2022 Ascension of Christ

05/27/2022 day of abolition

06/06/2022 Whit Monday

07/14/2022 anniversary of the storming of the Bastille

07/21/2022 Schoelcher Day (Abolition of Slavery)

08/15/2022 Assumption Day

11/01/2022 all saints day

11/11/2022 Armistice Day

12/25/2022 Christmas


Duty free shopping


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Contact addresses


Guadeloupe is a French overseas department; diplomatic responsibility lies with the French embassies. Tourist information is also available from the French Tourist Offices.


Business etiquette

Light summer suits or summer dresses or light costumes. The most favorable periods for business trips are January to March and June to September. Business relations exist mainly with France. Business hours: Mon-Fri 08.00-12.00 and 14.00-18.00.

Business contacts

Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie Îles de Guadeloupe (Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Rue Félix Eboué, 97159 Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe Tel. +590 (0)82 93 76 00. Website:



International direct dialing. The national telephone network is good, no area codes. The local phone booths are mostly equipped for phone cards, many also work with credit cards, very rarely are payphones. Phone cards are available from post offices.

Mobile phone

GSM 900. Network operators are France Telecom and Améris. Mobile phones can be rented at the airport from Baggage Plus. The transmission/reception area extends over the French Antilles and French Guiana. St Martin and St Barthélemy: Digital analogue network (System B). Network operator is St Martin Mobiles (Internet: The German mobile networks D1 and D2 are fully functional in Guadeloupe.


According to, the main providers are Wanadoo (website: and and Antilladoo (website: There are internet cafes in Saint-François, Mare-Gaillard, Pointe-à-Pitre and other towns. Internet access is also available in some post offices and other public places.

Post office

Airmail to Europe takes about a week. Stamps can be bought at post offices and some newsagents.


Since the use of shortwave frequencies changes several times over the course of a year, it is advisable to contact Deutsche Welle customer service directly for the current frequencies (Tel: (+49) (0228) 429 32 08. Internet: to request.

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