Some Travel Tips For Your Barbados Visit

Traveling to the famous Caribbean destination of Barbados is simply incredible. The island nation of Barbados situated in the Caribbean captivates those who visit here. Often called the “Gem of the Caribbean”, Barbados entices the visitors with the offer of sun, sand, beaches, seas and a riot of colors. The island has a rich history, diverse culture and exotic locations in abundance. The visitors also enjoy various water sport and adventure activities here.


Before planning your travel and booking cheap tickets, it is always advisable to know few basic facts about this fabulous destination. Barbados is the Caribbean’s easternmost island. Though being a Caribbean destination, the island doesn’t at all touch the Caribbean Sea, but is rather completely encircled by Atlantic Ocean. The island is easy to reach, with most of the international airlines operating direct flights to Barbados from North America, Latin America and Europe.

The weather in Barbados is usually warm and it is sunny year round. From January through June you’ll experience dry season here. The rainfall happens in the summer, and comes typically in quick showers.

Keeping in view the weather in this island nation, it is advisable to carry clothes suitable for tropical weather conditions. Bring light jackets and light cotton dresses for formal wear.

When in public places, strictly avoid smoking as it is not allowed in Barbados. However, smoking in such areas is permitted where second-hand smoke won’t be affecting other people. While on the beaches, you are allowed to smoke as these are not considered to be public places. You can use E-cigarettes whenever and wherever you want as these are not covered by law.


Barbados can be reached by JetBlue Airways flights, Air Canada and various other carriers including British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways and WestJet Airways.

The flights to Barbados arrive at the Grantley Adams International Airport, which is 13 km east of the capital city of Bridgetown. The airport is equipped with all kinds of facilities including restaurants, duty free shops, bars and a bank. The visitors at the airport can also access internet free of charge available through public wireless network. The airport has duty free shops where passengers can shop for clothing, shoes, cameras, crystal, china, perfumes, jewelry, and much more.  When you land at the airport and seek the services of the porters to transport your luggage out of the customs terminal to the street, the porters at the airport will charge you per bag.

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Last updated on: Feb 17, 2013

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