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Cheap flights from S. Georgia and S. Sandwich Isls.

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands is a British overseas territory, located in the southern Atlantic Ocean. The territory is a remote and inhospitable collection of islands, which consists of South Georgia and a group of smaller islands called the South Sandwich Islands.

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands has no native population. The inhabitants of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands are the British Government Officer, Deputy Postmaster, scientists, and support staff from the British Antarctic Survey who maintain scientific bases at Bird Island and at the capital, King Edward Point, as well as museum staff at nearby Grytviken.

Where to go

As there are no airports on the islands, tourists visiting South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands get into the territory by sea. Arranged expeditions to the islands are via cruise ships and sailing yachts. Cruise ship tours around South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands feature a trip to Grytviken as well as a visit to the Antarctic Peninsula. Charter yachts, on the other hand, include Falkland Islands to their itineraries and the tour lasts from four to six weeks. Yachts landing on the island of South Georgia are required to report to the Government Officer at King Edward Point before moving around the island.

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands has no airports and there are no flights flying out of the territory. Boats that go on expeditions are the only way to get in and out of the territory.

There are no flights available coming from South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands because of the lack of an operating airport. There are arranged expeditions going in and out of the island, but no transportation by air.

How to get out

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands is a very remote group of islands and is not meant for tourism. However, there are parties who arrange expeditions where travellers can go with to explore the islands. However, the only way to get in and out of the territory is by sea and it has been reported that the roughest sea travel can be experienced here with many storms along the way. Even the hardened sailors who are very experienced fall ill during travel.

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