Barbedos is a heaven for sun & sea seekers and offers an abundance of resort, hotel and entertainment options. Barbado's harbor at Bridgetown is also the port of call for cruise lines.
With 2.1 million passengers in 2016, Barbados Airport is served by international airlines and seasonal charters, offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. Flight time from Miami is 3.5 hours. LIAT & Caribbean Airlines offer daily inter-Caribbean flights to most of its neighboring islands.
Departure tax is $27.50, which may be included in the air ticket.
NOTE: While passports are required for all visitors - US citizens, among a list of others, are exempted from visa requirements.
Barbados Grantley Adams Airport has two passenger terminals under one roof: Both the old and the new passenger terminal, separated by Arrivals and Depatures, give the outside appearance as being one continuous terminal. Facilities in the airport include a banking, foreign currency exchange, duty free & other shops, restaurants, bars, free wireless internet access, chapel & pharmacy.
Departing passengers, after check-in , may proceed to the commerical area with food & drink and retail options - afer security check, passengers have access to departure gates 11-22.
Arriving passengers from gates 7 - 10 go through passport check, pick up bags in the baggage claim area, go through immigration/ Customs where they find rental car counters and exits,
Transfer passengers may continue to the commercial area offering plenty of food & drink and retail options; then proceed after security check to the boarding area with gates 11-22.