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Flights to Barbados

Air travel to Barbados


The Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) is the hub for all flights to Barbados, this modern airport is located in the southern parish of Christ Church. Generally flights to Barbados are expensive... However during the off period which has been significantly reduced over the years you maybe able to find relatively cheap flights to the island.

There are a number of airlines making regular flights to the island these include British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, American Eagle, US Airways, Air Jamaica, Air Canada, Caribbean Airlines, Liat, Executive Air and a host of chartered services. With these international airlines operating daily and weekly flights to Barbados from the major gateways across North America and Europe, you have no problem getting here, it’s easy and stress free.

In addition the recently upgraded Grantley Adams International Airport is a major hub for air travel in the Eastern Caribbean. BGI play an important role in connecting international and regional air travelers. There are not only scheduled but also chartered flights to the island from all of the major cities. There are direct trips to Barbados from the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom. With British airways offering the traveling public a number of options weekly out of London.

Travel times vary from each of the major cities with flights from London Gatwick Airport to Barbados Grantley Adams International Airport taking a whopping eight (8) hours, 30 minutes, while air travel from New York take four and a half (4.5) hours, Miami to Barbados take three and a half (3.5) hours and Toronto to Barbados five (5) hours.  .

Barbados Airport


Air Travel to Barbados From North America


In recent times the Barbados Tourism Authority has made a big effort to increase the airlift into the island especially during the peak winter period between November and April.. The main air carriers making trips to Barbados from the USA are American Airlines, US Airways, Jet Blue, American Eagle, Caribbean Airlines (formerly BWIA) and Air Jamaica.


If you are traveling from Canada, Caribbean Airlines (formerly BWIA) and Air Canada also offer air travel from Toronto and gateway flights from Montreal and Halifax. Jet Blue started its much publicize low fare service from North America in 2009 this has been a wonderful addition to one of the island's top tourism markets.


Find more about Jet Blue's competitive prices and excellent service... Currently Jet Blue have two direct flights departing JFK International to Barbados daily a morning flight which arrives at Grantley Adams International around 1:45 pm and a late night flight which departs JFK at 11:00 pm.


American Airlines flights to Barbados


Flights to Barbados From Manchester, London and Europe


The United Kingdom is a major market for visitors to Barbados so if you are traveling from the UK there are direct flights from Manchester and London by British Airways, BA make direct flights to the island 12 times per week. Virgin Atlantic Airlines, Caribbean Airlines (formerly BWIA). Condor Airways also operates flights to the island from Frankfurt. Martinair operates out of Amsterdam and LTU operates from Dusseldorf .

You may also get charter flights during the busy winter season from gateways across the UK. If you are looking for great value for your money Virgin Atlantic offer some amazing fares to Barbados. These fantastic fares are available in all their Economy, Premium Economy and Upper Class cabins.


British airways flights to Barbados


Barbados Flights From The Caribbean and South America


Last but certainly not least if you are traveling from any of the other Caribbean islands or from south america there are a number of airlines with routes to Barbados, these include Air Jamaica, Caribbean Airlines (formerly BWIA), Liat, and Air Mustique.

Recently to increase airlift out of South and Latin America, Columbian national carrier, Avianca has introduced a new non-stop flight to Barbados. The airline departs El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Columbia, and lands in Barbados on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

This new service from Avianca gives travelers a connections between Barbados, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Panama City, Mexico, Lima and San Salvador via Bogota.


Air Jamaica Flights to Barbados


Additional Information when planing flights to barbados

Barbados airport

Barbados Airport

The Grantley Adams International Airport has the capacity to handle most large air-crafts including the Boeing 747.


Actually the airport has such a reputation that Barbados was one of the few destinations in the world where the British Airways Concorde made regularly scheduled flights.


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cheap flights to Barbados

Cheap Flights to Barbados

With the worlds economies still recovering from the effects of the global recession... the one thing on the lips of most travelers is the idea of cheap flights.


So look out for any package deals that are on offer especially during the tourism off season which runs from April to Novembers.

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Barbados Location

Barbados Location

Even with hundreds of trips by various airlines to Barbados each year many potential visitors to the island... Still don't know Where Barbados is located.


Many folks still thinks that it is either in Africa or part of Jamaica. Here you'll find the exact geographical location of this tropical island paradise.

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Barbados currency

Barbados Currency

Converting your currency whether it is the Pound Sterling, the US dollar are the Canadian dollar to Barbadian currency is as easy as one, two three.


The Barbados dollar remains fix to the US dollar at almost 2:1, actually the rate of exchange is $1.98 Barbados for a United States dollar..

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Barbados Travel Tips

Barbados Travel tips

You'll find international banks like Scotia Bank Barbados and Royal Bank of Canada with both have a long tradition of outstanding service on the island.


These financial institutions in Barbados are easily accessible with locations along the popular West and South coast..

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Barbados vacation packages

Barbados Vacation Packages

Travel continues to be one of the hardest hit sectors in the economy. So lets face it there is no magic to finding the ideal vacation packages.


Here we have put together a list of guidelines to help you evaluate you holiday package.

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