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Antigua and Barbuda are the two largest islands in a small island chain in the Caribbean. The country is located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean.
Visa and Immigration Procedures to Antigua and Barbuda
All visitors to Antigua and Barbuda need to have an onward or return ticket in order to enter the country. Citizens from the United States, Canada and EU countries do not need a visa to enter Antigua and Barbuda and can travel using a valid passport. Nationals of several other countries such as China, Japan, Mexico and Brazil are also visa exempt. Please check with an Antigua and Barbuda embassy or consulate for further details.
Things/Items Allowed into Antigua and Barbuda
Travelers are allowed to bring in 200 individual cigarettes, 1 liter of wine or spirits, 170 ml of perfume and other personal effects such as clothing and toiletries.
Things/Items Forbidden out of Antigua and Barbuda
•Plants and Animals
Things/Items Forbidden into Antigua and Barbuda
•Plants and Animals
Voice of Travelers to Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda Is the Perfect Getaway for Couples
We bought our tickets to Antigua and Barbuda during a special ticket sale that Lufthansa was having for couples. We figured that a trip to a tropical paradise would be the perfect thing for our marriage, and we were so right about Antigua and Barbuda. Our flight in from Frankfurt on our Lufthansa tickets was long, but the staff did their best to make sure that we were all as comfortable as possible. Once we landed, we bought tickets on a special shuttle boat that took us to our hotel destination where our tickets were for. Once we got there, we were treated to great food and drinks, lots of entertainment and, beautiful, sandy beaches. My only regret about our Antigua and Barbuda vacation was that our tickets were only for one week, which was not nearly enough time to enjoy everything that Antigua and Barbuda had to offer.
A Fishing Holiday in Antigua and Barbuda
I have always dreamed about fishing in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, so when my friend said that he had an extra ticket on a Delta Airlines flight, I jumped at the opportunity to go to Antigua and Barbuda. The tickets were first class, and we were treated to amazing food and champagne throughout the long flight. What a difference that first class ticket makes on a long trip like the one to Antigua and Barbuda. Once we landed and bought bus tickets to our hotel, it was time to do some fishing. We hired the best fishing guide in Antigua and Barbuda and he took us to all the best fishing spots. I had some amazing catches; I will never forget my fishing holiday in Antigua and Barbuda.
Shopping in Antigua and Barbuda is the Best
My husband planned a secret shopping trip to Antigua and Barbuda for our 20th wedding anniversary. I had never heard of Antigua and Barbuda before, so it was quite a surprise when he showed me the tickets. Our tickets to Antigua and Barbuda were with American Airlines, and we flew out of the beautiful Miami airport on a small jet plane. Because the flight was so small, the staff gave us extra attention for our flight; it felt like we all had first class tickets. When we landed, we bought shuttle tickets to out hotel in St. John's and then went shopping right away. There are so many great stores in Antigua and Barbuda that it would take a month to visit them all. My shopping vacation in Antigua and Barbuda was the best anniversary gift ever.
Antigua and Barbuda Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Q. When Is the Best Time to Visit Antigua and Barbuda?
A. The dry season for Antigua and Barbuda is from the middle of December until the middle of April, although Antigua and Barbuda's weather is pleasant for the majority of the year with daytime temperatures averaging between 23 and 28 degrees Celsius. The hurricane season in Antigua and Barbuda will typically run from June until November.
Q. What is There to Do in Antigua and Barbuda?
A. The main attraction in Antigua and Barbuda are the beaches. There are many beaches close to hotels, cafes, and restaurants, such as Dickenson Bay and Fort James. Sunbathing, snorkeling, and swimming over the coral reefs around Antigua and Barbuda's coast are very popular activities. There are a few surf spots, such as Galley Bay to the north of the island.
Antigua and Barbuda - Direct Flights to Major Airports
Airports handling direct flights to V.C. Bird International Airport •London International Airport
•Miami International Airport
•La Guardia Airport
Flight Routes to Antigua and Barbuda
Most direct flights to Antigua and Barbuda are from American cities on the east coast, such as New York, Miami and Atlanta. Most all travelers from Europe or Asia will need to make a layover as there are no direct flights from Europe or Asia to Antigua and Barbuda. The only direct flights available from Europe are from London, Milan and Frankfurt to Antigua and Barbuda. V.C. Bird International is the main airport of the country.