Airports / Gateways / Flying times
Airports: Terrance B Lettsome Airport (EIS) (Beef Island), 10 miles from the capital Road Town on Tortola, Virgin Gorda’s Airport (VIJ), and Auguiste George Airport on Anegada.
Gateways/Flying Times: British Airways and Virgin Atlantic from London Gatwick, and Thomas Cook from Manchester to Antigua with connecting flights on LIAT or via scheduled charter flight with VI Airlink on Friday and Saturday. American Airlines also fly via the US to San Juan and onward with connecting flights to Tortola with Seabourne Airlines. London to Antigua: 8 hours 45 minutes. Manchester: 8 hours. Antigua: 1 hour. San Juan: 45 minutes.
Average annual temperatures: Summer 90 degrees F. Winter 85 degrees. Average annual rainfall is 52 inches. Approximate sunrise: Summer 0545. Winter 0610. Approximate sunset: Summer 1930 – 2030. Winter 1700 – 1730.
Restaurants available – Local. Gourmet. International. Most hotels add 15% service charge. Hotels and restaurants may require slacks and shirt for dinner.
Entertainment available includes – Disco. Dinner/dances. Nightclubs. Live Music. Concerts. Plays. Fashion Shows.
The Baths on Virgin Gorda. Sage Mountain rainforest on Tortola. Coppermine on Virgin Gorda. Rum distilleries. Botanical Gardens. Wreck of the Rhone. Gorda Peak. Government House Museum on Tortola. Dolphin Discovery – swim with the dolphins interactive program.