Home to Seven Mile Beach, the highest population of local residents, and all of the top resorts on Grand Cayman, George Town is also the location of the country's major international airport. Around 55 international flights land here each week bringing visitors to the vacation getaway of a lifetime.
Georgetown, and within easy reach of all of the area's most popular tourist destinations including Seven Mile Beach and the cruise ship terminal. This makes it easy for cruise ship passengers hoping to get in a quick day trip to Cayman Brac or Little Cayman to make it happen.(GCM) is a mere five minutes from Dowtown
The airport is small compared to some major hubs in the region, with one runway and one terminal, but expansion project are in the works. For now, it is suited to handle the amount of scheduled air traffic that arrives on the island each day – though getting through Customs, Immigrations, and Security can be time consuming.
Miami, Florida offers the most direct fights to Georgetown each week, with a stunning 28 departures. Many travelers will find themselves connecting through this town and arriving on the island via a flight with and . Other airlines do offer flights less often, which will allow visitors to fly straight from Tampa, Atlanta, Houston, St. Louis, Chicago, Boston, Newark and New York City.
If you're flying from the U.S. this information can be useful. Online booking engines may not show the most logical options so it can be handy to realize which airlines actually provide direct service to this location.
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||American Airlines, Cayman Airways|
|St. Louis, MO, USA||STL||American Airlines|
|Tampa, FL, USA||TPA||Cayman Airways|
flies regularly from the airport in Toronto, but Canadians will often find it easier to work a connecting flight in the United States into their schedule.
Flights from within the Caribbean are few, with the Bahamas, and Cuba being the only islands to currently offer non-stop flights. If you're considering day-tripping to Cayman Brac or Little Cayman, check with for flights that travel there several times daily.,
See the table below for a complete list of air service from other airports in the region. Even if there are no flights directly from your local airport, taking a connecting flight from another regional airport might be a good solution.
|Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands||CYB||Cayman Airways|
|Havana, Cuba||HAV||Cayman Airways|
|Kingston, Jamaica||KIN||Cayman Airways|
|Montego Bay, Jamaica||MBJ||Cayman Airways|
|New Providence Island, Bahamas||NAS||British Airways|
Entry Requirements for the Cayman Islands are fairly simple. You'll need to fill out an Immigrations Card and a Customs Declaration Card during your flight, plus present the proper form of identification. Canadian citizens need a birth certificate with a raised seal or a notarized copy and a photo ID, or their passport, while those traveling from elsewhere around the world need their passport.
Georgetown is without a doubt the easiest town to reach in the Cayman Islands, so don't pass up a chance to see what this tourist mecca has to offer. Book as far in advance as you can, especially if you'll be traveling during the height of tourist season, and you'll soon find out why this is such as top getaway.
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