Barbados Travel Information

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Barbados Scene Romance and adventure are in the air on this lush West Indian island in the Caribbean, depending on your coast. To the west, you'll find calm waters and good swimming. To the east, there are massive, competition-caliber waves. Wherever you stay, expect turquoise waters, fine soft sand beaches, catamaran cruises and delicious island fare.

Things to do in Barbados: Barbados Concorde Experience • Mount Gay Rum Distillery • The Boatyard • Harrison's Cave • South Coast Boardwalk • Shark Hole Bay • Flower Forest • Hunte's Gardens • Sandy Lane Beach • Andromeda Botanic Gardens • Sam Lord's Castle • St. Lawrence Gap, restaurants and nightlife • Swimming with sea turtles • Welchman Hall Gully Rainforest Walk • Reef snorkeling • Animal Flower Cave • St. Nicholas Abbey • Arlington House Museum • George Washington House Museum • Catamaran cruise • Bathsheba beach • Bottom bay • Crane beach

Highly rated hotels in Barbados: Sandy Lane • Sandals • Sea Symphony Villa • The House by Elegant Hotels • The Sandpiper • Port Ferdinand Yacht & Beach Club Resort • Saint Peter's Bay Luxury Resort and Residences • Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels • The Abidah By Accra • Sea Breeze Beach House by Ocean Hotels - All-Inclusive • The Crane Resort • Sugar Bay Barbados • Tamarind By Elegant Hotels • Mango Bay All Inclusive • Cobblers Cove • Colony Club by Elegant Hotels • Fairmont Royal Pavilion • Crystal Cove By Elegant Hotels • Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa • Ocean Two Resort & Residences by Ocean Hotels • South Beach Hotel by Ocean Hotels • Palm Paradise Guest House • Coral Reef Club • Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels • The Club

Barbados's electricity is 115V 50Hz and uses plug types A & B
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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Sir Grantley Adams International Airport is 4,195 miles. Barbados's IATA airport code is BGI. One World Lounge Details Here.

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Heathrow to Sir Grantley Adams International in Red

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Climate: Barbados benefits from a typically tropical climate with two well defined seasons: The dry season which runs from November to May and the rainy season from June to October. There is lots of sunshine here with temperatures varying between 25°C and 35°C. Short tropical downpours could occur at any time throughout the year although the period between June and October can bring storms and harder rainfall for longer periods. However you can comfortably visit Barbados at any time of the year.

Covid-19 Data for Barbados

Data (updated daily) from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases & deaths.

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BA Tier Points

Class Tier Points
(per Leg)
Tier Points
Economy 35 70
World Traveller Plus 90 180
Business 140 280
First 210 420

Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Bridgetown

Cabin Off Peak TravelPeak Travel
World Traveller Plus32,50050,000

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