Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine January 2019 - Page 316
Flights into Port-Au-Prince
From the USA
American Airlines, Jet Blue, and
United Airways from Miami &
New York requires an overnight
stay if travelling into these
airports from another city.
Sunrise Airways flies from
Florida to Port-Au-Prince.
AA flies from Miami to Cap-
Haïtien airport in the north
Air Transat from Montreal
Air Caraibes from Paris Orly
Air France via Guadeloupe
Sunrise Airways www.
sunriseairways.net (twice a day).
You can fly into Punta Cana
or Peurto Plata and then drive
to Santo Domingo and stay
Haiti was discovered in 1492 by
Christopher Columbus who gave it
its name. It is located on the island
of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea
which consists of two countries - The
Dominican Republic and Haiti. Haiti
occupies 1/3 while The Dominican
Republic occupies 2/3 of Hispaniola.
Haiti is primarily populated by African-
Caribbean people with a history of
[Source: Bob Corbett, August 1999]
Haiti’s creole name is Ayiti which means
Haiti was first inhabited by the Taino
and Arawak people, then later by African
slaves brought in by the French.
Haiti was the first black republic in the
The island Haiti occupies is called
A valid passport is mandatory
but no visa is required for stays
less than 90 days. All foreign
passport holders travelling to
Haiti must pay a tourist fee set
at $10.00 at the airport.
Click here for more
information on travelling to
Photo Credit: www.experiencehaiti.org