Caribbean Tourism

Getting There

Air

William H Bramble Airport, on the east coast is closed because of falling ash or other volcanic activity.


Contact LIAT (Strand Street, PO Box 257, Plymouth, T491-2533/2362, at airport T4914200/4400) for any flights from Antigua (an 18 minute hop), where there are direct connections with international carriers, and Montserrat Airways (Box 225, reservations T4915342 or airport T4916494 or T4912713 at Carib World Travel, F4916205, or UK T01279-680453, F01279-680356). For boats to Little Bay from Antigua, see that chapter.


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Excursions

The volcano is now a tourist attraction and when it is not active it is possible to get fairly close to see the grey, ash-covered flanks of...

Before Travelling

Climate Although tropical, the humidity in Montserrat is low and there is often rain overnight which clears the atmosphere. The average...

Getting Around

Car Driving is on the left. Roads are paved and fairly good, but narrow and twisty. Drivers travel fast, passing on blind corners with much...

Communication

Post Post Office open Mon-Fri 0815-1555, T4912457. The Philatelic Bureau is in Sweeneys, T4912996, F4912042. It has 6 issues a year and a...

Tourist Information

Local Tourist Office Miss Ernestine Cassell Director of Tourism T4912230, F4917430 Tourist Offices Overseas Canada New Concepts Canada,...

The Leeward Islands

The Leeward Islands are a geographical grouping of small, mostly volcanic islands in the northeastern Caribbean. They include French, Dutch...

Culture

The vast majority of the people are of African descent. Before the volcano erupted there was an influx of white Americans, Canadians and...