The airport on Anguilla is located less than 10 minutes away from Blowing Point by car, in The Valley, a nearby village. Although there are no direct flights to the island from outside of the Caribbean, finding a connecting flight is not a difficult task.
When you are traveling to Blowing Point from outside the Caribbean, your first step will be to fly to either the V.C. Bird International Airport also offers a two hour flight to Anguilla once a day with LIAT.in St. Maarten or the in Puerto Rico. Both airports support a large amount of international air traffic, but also welcome smaller regional airlines, which is ideal for flying into Anguilla. The flight from St. Maarten takes just seven minutes, while traveling from Puerto Rico is an hour long trip. Antigua's
Check the chart below for airline service from airports in the region. If you can't get a flight directly from your favorite airport, a connecting flight from another Caribbean airport may be a good solution.
|Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda||ANU||Air St. Maarten, LIAT|
|Basseterre, St. Kitts||SKB||Winair|
|Gustavia, St. Barthelemy||SBH||Anguilla Air Services|
|Isla Verde, Puerto Rico||SJU||American Airlines, Cape Air, United Airlines|
|Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis||NEV||Winair|
|Simpson Bay, The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten||SXM||Anguilla Air Services|
|St. Eustatius, Saint Eustatius||EUX||Winair|
|St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands||STT||LIAT|
|the BVI, British Virgin Islands||EIS||Winair|
... there is a departure tax...
Before you arrive in Anguilla you will fill out an immigration form that will include your personal information as well as the address of where you will be staying while you're on the island. Additionally, you will have to present a passport that is valid for at least six more months to be stamped.
When you're leaving Blowing Point, it is best to arrive at the airport two hours in advance of your flight so that you will have plenty of time to make it through immigration. Here, you will need to present your immigration form, ticket, and passport, as well as declare any items you bought during your trip. Note that there is a departure tax of $20 per adult and $10(USD) per child between the ages of five and 12. Normally, the fee is included in the price of your ticket, but it is best to have the money on hand in the event that it is not.
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