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Cheap flights from Antigua and Barbuda

As a twin-island country, Antigua and Barbuda means ‘ancient’ and ‘bearded’ in Spanish. The island country’s total area of 440 square kilometres or 170 square miles is home to approximately 91,300 as of 2014. Along with its two main inhabited islands, Antigua and Barbuda, the country also has a few smaller islands of Great Bird, Green, Guinea, Long, Maiden, and Redonda. Other islands within Antigua and Barbuda include Bird Island, Bishop Island, Codrington Island, Crump Island, Great Bird Island, Green Island, Guiana Island, Long Island, Pelican Island, to name a few.

Where to go

Before leaving Antigua and Barbuda, don’t forget to visit spots including Nelson’s Dockyard, Museum of Antigua and Barbuda, St. John’s Cathedral, Mount Obama, Dockyard Museum, Fort Barrington, George Westerby Memorial, and more. Focusing on the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda in St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, the museum can be found within the colonial Court House which was established in 1747. The museum features both Arawak and colonial artefacts that have been recovered on numerous archaeological digs throughout the local islands. Currently, the museum has a life-sized replica of an Arawak house, sugar plantation models, in addition to various pieces and exhibits that show the history of the island, among others.

Some of the short-haul destinations from Antigua and Barbuda via V. C. Bird International Airport include Barbados; Miami, Florida; and Toronto, Canada, get to these destinations in an hour to four hours. Get to Barbados and visit Garrison Savannah Racetrack, Andromeda Gardens, Barbados Museum & Historical Society, Harrison’s Cave, and St. Nicholas Abbey, in addition to many more. Barbados Museum & Historical Society houses more or less 500,000 artefacts and was founded as of early 1930s. Among the museum’s noteworthy members include Sir John Saint, who served as President of the Society for around 13 years from 1946 to 1959.

Through V. C. Bird International Airport, Frankfurt, Germany; London and Manchester in United Kingdom, can be reached with long-haul flights that take an estimated eight to nine hours. Manchester, located within the Greater Manchester, England, is a city of more than half a million inhabitants making it the second most populous urban area in all of United Kingdom. The city offers attractions such as Museum of Science and Industry, John Rylands Library, National Football Museum, Old Trafford, Manchester Museum, Royal Exchange Manchester, Manchester Jewish Museum, People’s History Museum, Imperial War Museum North, Manchester Arena, and more. Manchester Jewish Museum located at 53.495833 latitude, -2.238333 longitude in Manchester, England occupies an old Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue. The synagogue re-opened as a museum in early 1980s focusing on the telling the story of the history of Jewish settlement in Manchester, covering a timeframe of 200 years.

How to get out

There are three airports within Antigua and Barbuda, namely V. C. Bird International Airport, Barbuda Codrington Airport, and the private Coco Point Lodge Airstrip. Between V. C. Bird International Airport and Barbuda Codrington Airport, destinations that can be reached include Pointe-à-Pitre, Toronto, Montreal, Miami, New York, London, Grenada, Barbados, Frankfurt, Atlanta, Montserrat, Anguilla, Sint Maarten, Newark, Saint Barthélemy and more. These destinations can be reached with scheduled commercial, charter, and seasonal flights provided by airlines such as Air Antilles Express, Air Canada, Air Transat, American Airlines, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Condor, Delta Air Lines, FlyMontserrat, JetBlue Airways, ABM Air, Anguilla Air Services, St Barth Commuter, Trans Anguilla Airways, LIAT, Thomas Cook Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways operated by American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and WestJet.

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