Cheap flights to Barbados

Reasons To Visit Barbados

The tropical island of Barbados is known for its incredible beaches, excellent sunshine and laid-back atmosphere, so it is undoubtedly a top destination for those looking to escape from it all. As well as its peaceful beaches, there are plenty of exciting water-based activities for travelers to enjoy such as surfing, scuba diving and even swimming with turtles, so you don’t just have to lay back and relax. There are also a number of stunning natural sights around the island such as the underground Harrison’s Cave with its pools and waterfalls, or you can go on a hike around the island and take in the beautiful scenery. If you are heading into the capital Bridgetown you will find a number of interesting cultural and heritage sites such as the Barbados Museum or the Mount Gay Rum Distillery, while there are also plenty of vibrant restaurants and bars to enjoy in the evening.

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Arriving In Barbados

Grantley Adams International Airport is the primary airport in Barbados set within a single passenger terminal. During your time at the airport you can look forward to plenty of places to eat and drink as well as a selection of shops including duty-free shopping, while the airport also provides travelers with free Wi-Fi and even has its own spa on site. The airport is around 13 km away from the capital Bridgetown and is linked to the city by bus services if you don’t want to pay for a taxi when you have touched down.

If you are looking to catch flights from the UAE to Barbados, you will not be able to make the journey directly as there are no airlines providing nonstop flights from anywhere in the UAE. However, the airport has direct connections to a few destinations with direct flights from the UAE including Frankfurt and Manchester, so it will conveniently be possible to make the journey with only one transfer.

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Barbados Travel Information

Although certain nationals will be able to enter Barbados without a visa, UAE nationals will have to apply for a visa first before making the journey. Barbados experiences a wet season between June and November, while the driest period of the year is from December to May. Remember that the country is eight hours behind the UAE, so be sure to plan your journey accordingly and wind back your clocks when you land.

* This information is correct as of December 2017

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