Antigua & Barbuda

General Information

Located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic, Antigua, along with its dependencies of Barbuda and Redonda, has long been the site of conquest, habitation and resistance. First settled by the Siboney (the Arawak word for “stone-people”), circa 2400 B.C., the shell and stone relics of these people can still be found all over the region. Following the long-departed...

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Passport, Visa, Embassy

Passport & Visa Info The following details relate to holders of adult normal passports (requirements for children may be different), if any other type of passport or travel document is held, entry requirements should be checked with the relevant embassy or consulate. Passports Required by all Passport Validity: 1) Where a visa is not required please contact nearest embassy...

Airports

Antigua V.C. Bird International (ANU)

Health risks

Compulsory vaccinations: yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas. Exempt infants under 1 year. Recommended immunisations: *diphtheria, hepatitis A, *hepatitis B, *polio, *TB, tetanus, *typhoid * recommended in some circumstances, travellers making 3 or more visits per year, stays of more than 3 months in a rural area, high-risk occupational groups &...

Weather

Climate: Antigua is the largest Leeward Island. Dependably hot throughout the year although slightly cooler during winter. The heat is hardly ever too sticky as the humidity is counterbalanced by sea breezes. The islands are generally drier than many others in the Caribbean, with the main rainy season between Jul-Oct when torrential rain or occasional hurricanes can occur....