Antigua en Barbuda

By Chantal on Sun, 02/02/2014 - 00:00

Surface: 442 km²

Capital: Saint John's
Population: 81 799 inhabitants (2011)
 

Travel advice
Current status: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
January, February, March and April are the best months to travel to Antigua and Barbuda. You should avoid the hot period, the rainy season and the hurricane season.

Travel documents
You must have a passport that is valid for 6 months upon arrival in Antigua and Barbuda.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months in Antigua and Barbuda.
You must departure from Antigua and Barbuda to pay a departure tax of around 15 to 20 euros per person.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago (also Antigua and Barbuda): trinidadandtobago.nlembassy.org .
Dutch consulate in Antigua and Barbuda: trinidadandtobago.nlembassy.org .

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Antigua and Barbuda is the recommended one or more vaccinations to get.

Money and Money
Antigua and Barbuda is paid with the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD).

Traffic and route
In Antigua and Barbuda you must drive on the left side of the road.

Electricity
In Antigua and Barbuda  plug adapter is required.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.
If you are not able to buy bottled water, boil water for 5 minutes. After cooling water have to use the safe for drinking and things like brushing teeth, lens cleaning and washing of vegetables and / or fruit.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Antigua and Barbuda can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Antigua and Barbuda, visit Abyznewslinks .

Internet
Websites from Antigua and Barbuda end in .ag.
Official websites of Antigua and Barbuda: ab.gov.ag and antigua-barbuda.org .

 

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of photos of Antigua and Barbuda.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Antigua and Barbuda.

Holidays
An overview of all the holidays in Antigua and Barbuda can be found on Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Antigua and Barbuda can be found on Protected Planet .
Antigua and Barbuda is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saint John’s
Antigua and Barbuda

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