Flights to Barbados: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Barbados
Hello, Barbados! Planning the vacation of a lifetime to this gorgeous Caribbean Island? Start with cheap flights to Bridgetown, touching down at Sir Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). American Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways and Caribbean Airlines offer the cheapest flights from New York.
When to book the cheapest flights to Barbados
Barbados is deliciously tropical year-round, with daily temperatures in the 80’s in January. February to May are the driest months and without a doubt the best time to travel, although you may want to avoid Spring Break. Book your flights to Barbados at least 5 months in advance for the cheapest fares.
- Peak season: Mid-December to mid-April.
- Low season: June to October is hurricane season.
A non-stop flight to Barbados from New York takes 5 hours.
Experience Barbados: sights, tours and activities
Barbados is exactly what you’d want from a relaxing beach vacation destination: endless resorts with white sandy beaches at their doorsteps, great nightlife, a cultural capital to explore and friendly, warm and welcoming locals. Welcome to Barbados!
Essentials in Barbados
Barbados Beaches: You don’t have to look far for a great beach in Barbados. The Soup Bowl on the east coast is famous for its surfing and there are plenty of catamaran cruises to take you snorkeling and swimming with sea turtles.
Mount Gay Rum Distillery: It’s no secret that you can find great rum in Barbados, some of the best in the world. Take a tour of a distillery while in Bridgetown, including a rum tasting at the end out on the veranda.
Harrison’s Cave: Harrison’s Cave is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Barbados. Discover the underground stalactites, stalagmites and waterfalls. Take a ride through the caves by tram, getting off to explore on the way.
Visit Visitbarbados.org for more info.
Hotels and accommodation in Barbados
You can find it all in Barbados, from cheap guest houses for budget traveler to luxury accommodation in world-class hotels on the beachfront. Families may find a vacation apartment hotel the best option, or a luxury villa or cottage. It’s essential to book your hotels in Barbados in advance when visiting in winter.