Barbados possibly one of the most popular of the Caribbean Islands from the UK has a larger than life personality, with relaxed Bajan hospitality, sun kissed beaches lapped by warm Caribbean waters, stunning hotels and resorts, to be enjoyed with a traditional local rum cocktail.

General Information about Barbados



It takes about 9 hours to fly direct to Bridgetown.

Barbados is 4 hours behind the UK.

If you are a British citizen, you don't need a visa to visit Barbados.

You will either use the US dollar or the Barbados dollar.

A 10% tip is typical, but not required in all-inclusive resorts.

Barbados has a levy on hotels (usually 2.5 per cent of the overnight rate) that hotels charge on check-out.



The dry season is from December to May.

The climate in Barbados is tropical and sunny all year long.

The average temperature of the day is between 24°C and 32°C.



Mosquitoes are most aggressive between June and December, but we suggest to carry insect repellent all year round.

It's completely safe to drink tap water.


WIFI and Electricity 

WiFi is accessible around the island and in most hotels, but not as fast as it is in the UK.

Electricity is 110 volts with two-flat-pin sockets.



Barbados cuisine is a fusion of African, Creole and British flavours, with fresh fish being especially popular.


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