British Airways relaunches direct service from London to Barbados

by Louise Roe
British Airways

The Caribbean is one region high on the map for British travelers seeking a post-covid holiday. The top reasons for this include the entry requirements and relatively small number of tourists! Entry requirements are straight-forward and travelers holding a valid British passport don’t need a visa to enter most Caribbean countries, such as Belize and Barbados. Not to mention, another big draw to the Caribbean is the weather. Expect warm sunshine with a cool breeze and clear blue skies, while the UK faces the onset of winter. And now, British Airways is making it easy for visitors to enjoy paradise with its direct flight from London Heathrow to Bridgetown, Barbados. For the month of November, flights will run every day except for Wednesdays and Fridays. As of December, service increases to daily on a Boeing 777-200 aircraft; flight time is roughly 8 Hours and 50 minutes. Book flights here.

Barbados is Open for Tourism

Barbados is officially open for tourism. Similar to their Caribbean neighbors, Barbados outlines entry requirements, like a negative COVID-19 test. Updated as of October 9, read everything to know about traveling to Barbados below.

Getting to Belize from London

Currently with the United States prohibiting entry to travelers from the United Kingdomexternal icon (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland), an alternative route for those visitors to Belize is through Cancun, Mexico or transit through Canada. Presently, TUI airlines offers non-stop service from London to Cancun. From Cancun, you can simply hop on a flight to Belize via Tropic Air. Flights via Tropic Air will operate three times weekly in November (Monday, Friday, Saturday); four times weekly in December (Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday), and five times weekly in January 2021 (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday). The United Kingdom аnd Еurоре represented 12.2 реr сеnt оf аll vіѕіtоrѕ tо Веlіzе іn 2019, according tо dаtа frоm Веlіzе Тоurіѕm Воаrd (ВТВ). Learn more about flying to Belize here.

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