British Airways operates non-stop flights to Norman Manley International Airport in Jamaica from London Gatwick. These direct flights are operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – only three days of the week. The departing aircraft is a Boeing 777 having a flight designation BA 2263.
The airline offering the cheapest fares for Jamaica flights is Delta Air Lines. On average, a return ticket to Jamaica can be availed at a total cost of 525 GBP. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the hub for Delta flights to Jamaica from the UK.
December to April is a marked period for tourism that is quite serene as regards rainfall and storms. It is winter in Jamaica at around this time of the year. However, winter is not as chilly as in some other parts of the world. December almost always comes in pleasant. From this time up to the end of March, the temperature remains at an average 25 °C, making it the peak-season for tourism. November is usually calm but the rain spell that begins earlier in September sometimes lasts up until about the 15th; sometimes the 19th or 20th of November.
The rainy season sets in May and remains up until October, sometimes November. Specifically, the July-October stretch is the hottest and is accompanied by rain. Many tourists find this to be a hassle and do not travel very often. This is why airline and hotel prices drop during this low-season. For many, this is the perfect time for making reservations. By the end of November, the weather goes back to being dry and mild which likewise increases airfares.
It is not required of British citizens to get a visa before visiting Jamaica. British passport holders can enter and stay in Jamaica for 90 days without any visa. However, a Jamaican passport would be required for extension in your stay.