Information & Facts
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.
Monday to Saturday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Closed Christmas
Day and Thanksgiving. Access is by guided tour only, every 30
minutes and tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to
increased security it is advised that all visitors phone ahead for
up to date information regarding tours.