Cheap Flights to Bridgetown Airport
Bridgetown Airport, also known as Grantley Adams International Airport, is the international airport for the beautiful country of Barbados. It sits 13km outside of the centre of the capital city of Bridgetown. The airport is right off of the ABC highway that heads straight into the capital, making the trip into Bridgetown quick and easy. The currency in Barbados is the Barbadian dollar, which is worth roughly $0.70 Canadian.
About Bridgetown Airport
The airport is an international airport with two terminal buildings and a single runway. It has an assortment of duty-free shops, as well as multiple restaurants and food outlets. Once you have landed and cleared through immigration, it is a quick walk through baggage claim and out to ground transportation.
Flights to Bridgetown
Throughout the week there are direct flights to Bridgetown from Montreal and Toronto operated by Air Canada and WestJet. Skyscanner can help find the perfect route and dates as well as the most affordable price for your trip to Bridgetown.
Weather in Bridgetown
As it is located to the east of the Caribbean in the Lesser Antilles, Barbados has a sunny and tropical climate. From December to May temperatures range from 21 to 31 degrees Celsius and is Barbados' dryer season. From June to November it is considered the wet season and there is significantly more precipitation at this time of year. The temperature during these months ranges from 23 to 31 degrees Celsius. As Barbados is part of the Caribbean, they also experience hurricane season from June 1 to November 30, so keep that in mind when making travel plans. That being said, Barbados falls just outside the principal hurricane strike zone and hasn't suffered from significant hurricane damage in many years.
Things to Do in Bridgetown
Barbados has beautiful white sandy beaches and clear blue waters perfect for an island getaway. Spend time relaxing on the beach or exploring the underwater wildlife with snorkels. If looking for an adult's only activity, tour the distillery of Barbados' famous Mount Gay rum. Learn about the history of Mount Gay rum while taste testing some of the different kinds of rum they offer. To learn a bit about Barbados' history visit their parliament buildings and the Barbados Museum located in downtown Bridgetown. Also, be sure to check out local restaurants and try some delicious local Bajan cuisine.
Transportation to Bridgetown
Barbados has a number of options when it comes to local transportation. Most popular and convenient are route taxis known as "Zed-Rs." These are small buses that run on a specific route around the island. These buses can often be crowded, as drivers will continue to pick up passengers despite having a full load. Also available are the yellow minibuses and blue Transport Board buses. The fare for these buses is $2 of local currency, making it the cheapest form of transportation. For more freedom and reliability rental cars are also available. Skyscanner's rental car tool can help find the most a
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