Flights to the Bahamas: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to the Bahamas
Bahamas includes more than 2,000 islands! Choosing which one to visit while on your Bahamas vacation will be the hardest part of trip planning. Flights to the Bahamas from New York typically touch down in Nassau on New Providence and Freeport on Grand Bahama. Fly non-stop onboard JetBlue, United Airlines, US Airways and WestJet.
When to book the cheapest flights to the Bahamas
Bahamas is a beach destination through and through. Summers are hot and rainy, similar to Miami. Winters however tend to be warm and dry, the perfect time to book your flights. The best to book tickets is 4-5 months in advance and keep an eye out for seasonal offers.
- Peak season: Winter, from November to February.
- Low season: Summer, due to the rain.
A non-stop flight to the Bahamas from New York takes 3 hours.
Experience the Bahamas: sights, tours and activities
The Bahamas Islands are incredible, all 2,000 of them! The coral reefs are perfect for snorkeling, the beaches are pristine and the calypso and soca play all night long, so pack your dancing shoes! Get your swim suit because the island are all about the beach and water sports.
Essentials in the Bahamas
Grand Bahama: If it's incredible wildlife you're after, look no further than Freeport. Lucayan National Park is arguably the most beautiful of the three parks on the island and encompasses all six of the island's ecosystems.
Bimini: This collection of islands lies just 50 miles off the coast of Florida and is famous for two things: Hemingway and fishing. It was here we wrote To Have and To Have Not. Stop by the Hemingway museum and don't miss a trip on a fishing boat!
Paradise Island: How could you overlook a place with a name like this? Just off from Nassau, Paradise Island is like it's own Las Vegas with a huge Atlantis casino and gaming room. Care for a game of Black Jack?
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Hotels and accommodation in the Bahamas
Hotels in the Bahamas tend to be on the more expensive side, with few budget options. The best hotel offers are in the off-season. You should also know that there is a government imposed hotel guest tax, 10% on top of other service fees and levies.