Every day – in a new color, every morning – on a new beach. Fairy tale? No, reality! And an unrealistically fabulous vacation in Antigua and Barbuda! Individual tours offered by the long-term market leader, Antigua tour operator, allow every traveler to plunge into the mystery of the Leeward Islands, enjoy the mysteries of the island’s history, walk the streets of St. -Ki.
The developed infrastructure of the island nation, a high level of service, the friendliness of local residents and affordable prices make tours to Antigua and Barbuda a real exciting adventure. And the possibility of departure from Moscow and many cities of the Russian Federation, visa-free regime make the trip even more comfortable.
White sand beaches (and there are 365 of them on the island!) and the depths of the Caribbean Sea are attractive for lovers of active beach holidays and diving, English Harbor will become a kind of Mecca for yachtsmen, and Dickenson Bay will be a great place for families with children to relax.
Nelson Shipyard, Fig Tree Drive, the picturesque ruins of Betty’s Hope, Devil’s Bridge and Indian Town National Park are just a few of the most attractive places on the Antigua Islands!
- Currency: East Caribbean dollar
- Language: English
Official holidays and days off:
January 1 – New Year.
March-April – Good Friday.
March-April – Easter.
May 2 – Labor Day.
April-May – Trinity.
June 14 is the Queen’s birthday.
July 4 is Caricom Day (Caribbean Cooperation Organization Day).
First Monday and Tuesday of August – Carnival.
October 7 – Trade holiday.
November 1 – Independence Day (public holiday).
December 25-26 – Christmas.
December 26 – Boxing Day.
Communication and communications:
International country code – +1-268. Outgoing international code – 011. There are no long-distance telephone codes.
Cellular communication of the GSM 850, GSM 900/1900 and TDMA standards covers all the islands and is well developed. Roaming with Russia is available to subscribers of the largest Russian operators.
Russian citizens do not need a visa to enter Antigua and Barbuda if they stay in the country for a period of not more than 1 month.
To enter the country, you must have a valid passport (must be valid for at least 6 months after the end of the trip) and round-trip tickets. Passengers of cruise ships can stay in the country without a visa, provided they arrive in the country in the morning and depart in the evening of the same day.
When leaving the country, a fee is charged in the amount of the equivalent in US dollars ($37.5).
Flight: from 15 hours + time for connection (depending on the schedule of the airline)
The import of national and foreign currencies is not limited (large amounts are subject to declaration). The export of local and foreign currency is allowed within the limits of the imported and declared amount of currency.
Allowed duty-free import of up to 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco, up to 1.13 liters. wine or strong alcoholic drinks, as well as personal items and gifts. The import of firearms and ammunition, ammunition and drugs is prohibited. It is forbidden to export objects and things of historical and artistic value without special permission.
As elsewhere in the world, that is, 10-15% depending on the type of service provided. Some restaurants and hotels automatically add a 10% tip.
Antigua and Barbuda has a relatively low overall crime rate, but theft of personal property, particularly pickpockets, is common. It is not allowed to wear camouflage clothing, including children
There are no mandatory vaccinations before entering the country, but vaccinations against hepatitis A and polio are recommended. Do not drink raw tap water.
The voltage in the island’s networks is 110 volts / 220 volts. Most hotels have sockets of both types.
According to A2zgov, St. John ‘s – the capital of Antigua and Barbuda – is located on the northwest coast of the island of Antigua in the Caribbean Sea. The population of the city is about 23,000 inhabitants. St. John’s was founded in 1632 by English colonizers who arrived from the island of St. Kitts. The oldest commercial port in the Caribbean, as well as a point of entry for cruise ships in the Caribbean. The city is a lively center of tourism. Among the historical sights, it is necessary to highlight the Court House of the XVIII century, the remains of Fort James and the Anglican Cathedral of St. John’s. The capital of St. John’s offers a pleasant shopping experience in the Heritage Quay and Redcliff Quay waterfronts, which are full of shops, restaurants and galleries.