Caribbean Tourism

How to get there

How to get there

By Air

Airlines


  • American Eagle.
  • Caribbean Star.
  • Liat.
  • Trans Anguilla.
  • Tyden Air.
  • Windward Island Airways.

Wallblake airport is just outside The Valley, T2514. International access points for Anguilla are Antigua, St Maarten or San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hotel transfers are not allowed, so you have to take a taxi on arrival. Fares are expensive and usually quotes in US dollars, not EC dollars: from Wallblake airport to The Valley costs about US$6; from The Valley to Blowing Point (ferry) US$12. Fares are fixed by the Government but drivers try to overcharge. Dispatchers are at the airport (T5054) and ferry (T6089), there is no central office.

LIAT has daily flights from Antigua; (T268-4620700), or Caribaviation (T268-4623147) charter flights will meet any incoming flight and fly you to Anguilla without you having to clear customs in Antigua. LIAT also connects Anguilla with St Kitts and Nevis, St Maarten and St Thomas (the LIAT office is at Gumbs Travel Agency, T2238 and also at T2748). American Eagle (T3131/3500) has a daily air link with Puerto Rico which connects with their other US flights. Winair (T2238/2748, F3351) provides several daily flights from St Maarten (10 mins) and has a service to St Barts. Coastal Air Transport (T2431) flies from St Croix, USVI. Tyden Air (T2719, F3079, The Valley) operate charters and air taxi services to the British and US Virgin Islands, St Maarten and St Kitts. In St Maarten, you can get bookings for Anguilla on the spot. Transanguilla, another air taxi service, offers the 5 min flight for US$35 each way.

Airport

Wallblake airport is located 5 mins drive from the capital, The Valley.

By Sea

Boat Documents: In Road Bay get a cruising permit for other anchorages. Customs and Immigration at Blowing Point ferry port and Road Bay at Sandy Ground (at Police Station next to Johnno’s on north side, near small pier). Free anchorage in Road Bay and Blowing Point. Fees are based on official tonnage. Charter boats pay additional anchoring fees. Bring your crew lists. There is a departure tax of EC$5 per person. Little Bay, Sandy Island and Prickly Pear have permanent moorings, other places have designated anchoring sites. Boats may not anchor in Rendezvous Bay or Little Bay. Every boat visiting a marine park must get a permit to tie up or anchor, fee US$15 for private vessels, US$23 for charter boats. If you want to scuba dive you pay a fee of US$4 per tank.

Anchoring: Little Bay, Sandy Island and Prickly Pear have permanent moorings, other places have designated anchoring sites. Boats may not anchor in Rendezvous Bay or Little Bay. Every boat visiting a marine park must get a permit to tie up or anchor, fee US$15 for private vessels, US$23 for charter boats. If you want to scuba dive you pay a fee of US$4 per tank.

Departure Tax: Charter boats pay additional anchoring fees. Bring your crew lists.There is a departure tax of EC$5 per person.

Entry Requirements:

A passport is required by all except nationals of USA who may enter with a birth certificate with a photograph, an Identification or Registration Card or driver's license with a photograph. A visa is not required by UK, USA & certain other (mainly Commonwealth) nationals.

All visitors need an onward ticket. All must also have a valid passport, except US citizens who need only show proof of identity with a photograph. Visas are not required by anyone. Proof of adequate funds is required if the Immigration Officer feels so inclined.

Gateways / Flying Times:

  • Antigua: 45 mins.
  • Puerto Rico: 1 hr.
  • St. Kitts: 45 mins.
  • St. Maarten: 6 mins.
  • St. Thomas: 30 mins.

Taxi Fares from Airport:

  • Fares are fixed.
  • Cap Juluca Hotel $20.00.
  • Anguilla Great House $14.00.
  • Carimar Beach Club $16.00.
  • Fares from Blowing Point (the ferry) to Cap Juluca Hotel $17.00.
  • Anguilla Great House $12.00.
  • Carimar Beach Club $14.00.

All rates are in US$ for 1 or 2 persons. Each additional person pays $4.00. Two pieces of luggage are free. Extra is US$0.50 per bag.


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