is the national telephone company of the Bahamas, and it maintains excellent
for all but the most isolated islands.
are available in all tourist areas, though some Out Islands phones may be out of service for long periods.
may be made from public phones by using
or through the local long-distance operator.
to and from the Bahamas is fairly reliable. Postcards from the islands to North America, Europe and South America require a 50-cent stamp, while airmail letters cost 65 cents per half-ounce.
are a still-developing feature of most Bahamian telephone networks, so it's worth checking availability in advance with your hotel or resort.
for the Bahamas is 242.
Other useful information
for tourists (each section contains more specific sub-sections):