Information & Facts
Savannah enjoys a subtropical climate that makes outdoor
activities possible year-round. The summers are hot, often
moderated by thundershowers with August often receiving the most
rainfall. Winters are mild.
Savannah's historic district is best explored on foot; paths and
steps down to the waterfront can be steep. Countless walking tours
are offered. Savannah's CAT (Chatham Area Transit Company) Shuttle
is a free, convenient shuttle service operating along 32 stops
throughout the historic district, connecting shops, hotels,
attractions and other bus routes. CAT also provides a fixed route
bus service throughout the city and surrounding county. The Belles
Ferry leaves the ferry landings on River Street connecting to
Hutchinson Island at regular intervals at a fare of $3 per person.
The city also has numerous car hire companies and several taxi
companies. A horse and carriage ride through the city is also an
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.