After a hiatus of more than 15 years, Barbados will once again be serviced by British Airways from London Heathrow with a year-round direct daily service commencing October 17th, 2020 - perhaps the deciding factor you needed to hear to book your honeymoon to this popular destination!
Barbados will now have enhanced domestic connectivity from all regions of the UK including cities such as Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle, as well as the key Northwest England gateway of Manchester, and the affluent Chester and Cheadle regions. The flight's afternoon departure from the UK will also offer seamless connections to British Airways' extensive European network, tapping into the major cities of Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt, Berlin, Madrid, Stockholm and Vienna.Going further afield, it also offers Barbados the opportunity to explore new markets such as Africa, the Middle East, South East Asia and the Far East.
Aptly named the jewel of the Caribbean, and a popular honeymoon destination, Barbados is the easternmost of the Caribbean islands and offers visitors a truly authentic experience.
With 80-plus pristine white-sand beaches, from the calm azure waters of the west coast to the unspoilt, crashing waves of the east, Barbados is justifiably famed for its beaches. Whilst many are recognised as the most beautiful in the world, Barbados has plenty more to offer the discerning traveller.Visit plantation houses, botanic gardens, rum distilleries and caves nestled among the fields of sugar cane, as well as the capital Bridgetown and its historic Garrison area. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is not to be missed and represents a significant era of British colonial military heritage.
Barbados is often referred to as the culinary capital of the Caribbean. The island has an unparalleled food scene, with an array of outlets, from places to try the local cuisine to fine dining restaurants and everything in between. The island has a programme ofnumerous festivals throughout the year, from jazz to sailing, gospel to rum, reggae to horse racing and of course one of the calendar highlights, Crop Over and Grand Kadooment. Barbados is the dream destination for your travels: with over 3,000 hours of sunshine per annum, a year-round tropical climate with average temperatures in the high 20s, and a safe, welcoming environment, it is tailor-made for fun, relaxation and surprise.
For more information on travel to Barbados, visit www.visitbarbados.org
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