Direct flights to Antigua are operated only from the London Gatwick Airport in the UK. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are the operators of direct flights. British Airways operates on all weekdays except for Mondays whereas Virgin Atlantic operates only on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
With an average airfare of 489 GBP, Virgin Atlantic is offering quality flight experience at a low cost. What is more, Virgin Atlantic has non-stop flights to Antigua from London Gatwick. Direct flights at a marginal cost make Virgin Atlantic one of the most preferred airlines to travel with.
December, January, and February are the most tourist-friendly months. The weather remains dry with an average temperature of 25 °C. The weather, in general, is perfect for roaming the city and visiting the beaches.
The low-season in Antigua runs between the months of May and November. This is the time of the year when few people travel for pleasure and sightseeing, the reason being hurricanes and perpetual rainfall. Cheap flights and cheaper accommodations can be had during these months.
V. C. Bird International Airport is the receiving airport for cheap flights to Antigua from the United Kingdom. This is the only airport serving the island of Antigua and is located at a distance of 7 kilometres from Antigua’s capital, St. John’s. The IATA code for this airport is ANU.
British nationals are not needed to get a visa before visiting Antigua and Barbuda. Upon arrival, travellers will be given a specified period of stay depending on personal factors e.g. the purpose of travel. Should the need arise to overstay; travellers must request for a stay extension. This extension in stay comes with a cost and travellers will have to pay for it.