Bahamas Travel Information

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Bahamas Scene Like seashells, no two holidays in the Bahamas are alike. With options as diverse as its 700 islands, it's a place where you can find exactly the getaway you love most. Looking for a family destination, a place for lovers to sneak away, a gambling mecca, a haven for cruise passengers, or a shopper’s world market? The Bahamas is all these… and much more.

Things to do in Bahamas: Aquaventure • Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve • Blue Lagoon Island • Garden of the Groves • Marine Habitat at Atlantis • Snorkel/Swim with the Turtles Experience • Freeport Reef Snorkeling • Treasure Reef

Highly rated hotels in Bahamas: Sandals • The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort • The Cove at Atlantis • Kahari Resort • Pink Sands Resort • The Island House • The Cove Eleuthera • Valentines Resort and Marina • Romora Bay Resort & Marina • Cape Eleuthera Resort & Marina • Atlantis - Harborside Resort • The Royal at Atlantis

Bahamas's electricity is 120V 60Hz and uses plug types A & B
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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Lynden Pindling International Airport is 4,336 miles. Bahamas's IATA airport code is NAS. One World Lounge Details Here.

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Heathrow to Lynden Pindling International in Red

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Climate: The archipelago of the Bahamas is stretched along a northwest-southeast axis: the northernmost islands are located to the east of Florida, while the southernmost ones are located to the northwest of Haiti. The climate is tropical, with a hot and rainy season from May to October (in which, however, the breezes temper the heat) and a cooler season from November to April, which is felt more on the north-western islands. In general, the best time to visit the Bahamas is the dry season, from late November to mid-April. However, on the north-western islands, from December to March the temperature is often not high enough for a beach holiday, and sometimes there are also some cool and windy days. On the southernmost islands, however, and in particular in Inagua, the winter is warm enough to enjoy the sun and the sea, while on the northernmost islands you may prefer April and May (though in the latter month the rains are a bit more frequent). From May to October, the weather is hot and muggy, and thunderstorms can be intense (at least on the northern islands), although the sun is still frequent. If you want to choose the summer, the month of July is preferable both because there's a relative decrease in the rains (though this not happens in Nassau and on the north-westernmost islands) and because hurricanes are less likely than in August.

Covid-19 Data for Bahamas

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 Nassau

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

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