Caribbean Tourism

Useful information for visiting Antigua & Barbuda

Useful information for visiting Antigua & Barbuda

Local Tourist Office

  • Antigua and Barbuda Dept of Tourism gives list of official taxi charges and hotel information. Also has an office at airport, will help book accommodation principally at the more expensive resorts. Antigua and Barbuda Dept of Tourism, Box 363, located at Corner of Friendly Alley and Lower Nevis Street, The Ministry of Tourism, Government Complex, Queen Elizabeth Highway, St. John's, Antigua. West Indies. Tel: 268 463 0125/0126/0127. Fax: 268 462 2483. Email: dept...@antigua.gov.ag
  • Travellers Forum
  • Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority - Antigua, ACB Financial Centre, High Street, St. John's, Antigua, West Indies. Tel: 268 562 7600, Fax: 268 562 7602, Email: i...@aandbtourism.com
  • Antigua Hotels & Tourist Association, Island House , Newgate Street, P.O. Box 454, St. John's, Antigua, W.I. Tel: 001 268-462-0374, Fax: 001 268-462-3702, Email: a...@candw.ag
  • The British High Commission Office in Antigua is now closed. Please address all enquiries to the British High Commission in Barbados. Address: British High Commission, Lower Collymore Rock, PO Box 676, Bridgetown, Barbados.
  • For Germany, Australia, Switzerland & Northern Europe in Antigua and Barbuda: Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority, ACB Financial Centre, High and Temple Streets, St John's, Antigua, W.I. Tel: (268) 562-7600, Fax: (268) 562-7602

Overseas tourism offices

Canada:
Antigua and Barbuda Dept of Tourism & Trade, 60 St. Clair Ave., Ste 205, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1N5. Fax: 416 961 7218. Tel: 416 961 3085. Email: i...@antigua-barbuda-ca.com


Miami:
Consulate of Antigua and Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda Dept of Tourism, 25 S.E. 2nd Avenue, Suite 300, Miami, Florida 33131. Tel: 305 381 6762. Fax: 305 381 7908. Email: cgan...@bellsouth.net

New York:
Antigua and Barbuda Dept of Tourism, 610 Fifth Ave, Ste 311, New York, NY 10020. Tel: 212 541 4117. Fax: 212 757 1607. Email: i...@antigua-barbuda.org

Washington:
Embassy of Antigua & Barbuda, 3216 New Mexico Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016. Tel: 202 362 5122. Fax: 202 362 5225.
Toll free number within the US 888 268 4227.

UK:
High Commission for Antigua and Barbuda, 2nd floor, 45 Crawford Place, London W1H 4LP, Tel: 020 7258 0070, Fax: 020 7258 7486, Email: tour...@aandbtourism.com

Germany, Australia, Switzerland & Northern Europe:
Antigua and Barbuda, Department of Tourism, Thomasstr. 11, D-61348 Bad Homburg, Germany. Tel: 49-6172-21504, Fax: 49-6172-21513, Email: anti...@karibik.org

Italy:
Antigua and Barbuda Department of Tourism, Via Santa Maria alla Porta, 9, 20123 Milan, Italy, Tel & Fax: (039) 02 877 983, Tel (for travel trade): (039) 02 720 987 27, Open to the public from Tuesday to Friday. Email: info...@antigua-barbuda.it

France:
Office du Tourisme D'Antigua and Barbuda, 43 Avenue de Friedland, Paris 75008, France, Tel: 33 (0) 1 53 75 15 71, Fax 33 (0) 1 53 75 15 69, Email: ot.a...@wanadoo.fr

Local Tour Operators and Travel Agents (In Antigua and Barbuda):

  • Alexander Parrish (Antigua)LTD, Thames Street Box 45 St. John's, Tel: 268462-0387/4458, Fax: (268)462-4457.
  • Bryson's Travel Agency, Long and Thames Street Box 162, Tel: (268)480-1230, Tel: (268)480-1233/4/6
  • Fax: (268)462-5324
  • Carib-World Travel, Cruise Specialists, Woods Centre Box W122 St.John's, Tel: (268)480-2999, Fax: (268)480-2985
  • Redcliff Street Branch (268)480-2990, Fax: (268)480-2995

Global Travel & Tours LTD, High Street St. John's, Tel: (268)480-1001, Tel: (268)480-1002/3/4/5
Fax: (268)480-1006
International Travel Consultants LTD, Thames & Church Streets Box 346 St. John's, Tel: (268)462-0811,
Tel: (268)462-2053/0634/9781, Fax: (268)462-4156
Kiskidee Travel & Tours,Briggins Road Box 185 St. John's, Tel: (268)462-4801, Tel: (268)463-7392
Fax: (268)462-4802

Check also -
US Tour Operators and Travel Agents
UK/ European Tour operators and Travel Agents

Sales aids available:
General tourist information & island brochures. Maps, posters, individual hotel brochures. Slides & videos on loan.

Electricity:
Part of the island is 110 volts; the remainder is 220 volts on 60 cycles. Most hotels carry dual voltage.

Marriage requirements:
No waiting period to obtain license, application and interview can be completed in the same day and marriage performed that same afternoon if couple so desires. The couple must visit the Ministry of Legal Affairs, located at Lower Nevis Street in Downtown St. Johns (Tel: 268 461 2807). The fee for registration is US$40. The application fee for the marriage license is US$150, marriage officer's fee is US$50. Required documents: Special License - Valid passport or birth certificate and photograph, or valid picture I.D. i.e. drivers license and immigration card, proof of status: Single - a declaration is signed within Antigua and Barbuda. Divorced: Original decree absolute which includes the seal of the court issuing the decree or certified copy of decree which includes the seal of the court where decree is issued. Widow/Widower: Marriage certificate, death certificate of husband/wife. Application form is filled out and signed at the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs in St. John's. All applicants must be over the age of eighteen (18) years. If under, then written parental consent must be obtained. There is no waiting time in order to obtain a Special License. The petition for a Special License shall be accompanied by a fee of US$150. Both parties must be present at the time of the application. Ordinary License: Valid passport or birth certificate and photo. Proof of status. Sgl: A declaration is signed within Antigua and Barbuda. Divorced: Original decree absolute which includes the Seal of the Court issuing the decree or certified couple of decree which includes the Seal of the Court where decree is issued. Widow/Widower: Marriage certificate, death certificate of husband/wife. Application form is filled out and signed at the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs in St. John's. All applicants must be over the age of eighteen (18) years. If under, then written parental consent must be obtained. One of the parties must be resident in Antigua and Barbuda for a period of fifteen (15) days immediately preceding the date of the application for a license. The petition for an Ordinary License shall be accompanied by a fee of EC $100 Eastern Caribbean dollars. Both parties must be present at the time of the application. Ceremony - Special & Ordinary License: The wedding is performed by the Registrar, Deputy Registrar, Assistant Registrar or any of the Marriage Officers. The day and venue selected for the ceremony depends upon the parties. There is a Registration Fee of EC$100 Eastern Caribbean dollars to be paid at the Registrar's Office. Change of Name: If a change of name has taken place in the case of any applicant, then the Deed Poll under which this was done must be produced.

Medical facilities:
24 hours casualty service. Doctors on call at most hotels. Emergency dental facilities. Pharmaceutical services.

Pet regulations:
No pets allowed except coming from an approved quarantined area.

Religion/Churches:
Listed churches are of the most prevailing religions. Over more than 25 different church denominations on island.

The Right Honourable Baldwin Spencer - Prime Minister
Diplomatic Corps
British Government Representative.
11 Old Parnam Rd, P.O. Box 483
John's, Antigua
Phone: 809 462 0008/9.
Fax 809 462 2806

Consulate of the Netherlands (Dutch).
High Street,P.O. Box 195
St. John's, Antigua
Phone: 809 462 0308.
Fax : 809 462 2472

Consulate of Denmark
High Street
St. John's, Antigua
Phone: 809 462 0183.

French Consul
P.O. Box 231
St. John's, Antigua.
Phone: 809 462 230l.

Unites States Consular Agent
Hospital Hill
English Harbour

Venezuelan Embassy
Cross Street
St. John's, Antigua
Phone: 21570.


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