Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 184
GETTING TO THE BRITISH
Terrence B. Lettsome Airport
There are no direct flights from the USA,
Canada and Europe. All flights must
connect through another Caribbean
airport on islands such as Puerto Rico,
St. Thomas, Antigua, or St. Maarten. Your
travel agent or international airline will
be able to assist with booking flights. If
you plan to make reservations online,
remember that you will have to request
flights to Tortola (EIS).
From North America
The most direct way to arrive to the BVI
from North America is via
San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU)
From the UK
Travellers from the UK (from London,
Gatwick) may find it easiest to travel
directly to Antigua by way of the VC Bird
International Airport. then on to the BVI.
If you are travelling on to Virgin Gorda
(VIJ), Anegada, Peter Island, or Jost van
Dyke, check with your hotel, resort, or
villa to make sure that charter flights or
ferry service will be available if you arrive
after 4pm. Otherwise, plan to spend a
night or two in Tortola before exploring
the rest of
“Nature’s Little Secrets.”
Boat charters can be arranged via St.
Thomas, Road Town or Beef Island.
Click here for more information on
getting to the British Virgin Islands.
About the British Virgin Islands
Known as a treasured destination, rich in undiscovered experiences, the British Virgin
Islands (BVI) is an alluring archipelago comprised of 60 islands and cays located 80
kilometers (60 miles) east of Puerto Rico, in the northwestern region of the Caribbean
Sea. The main islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke have
attracted travelers globally with its cultural Caribbean authenticity. Located in Tortola,
Road Town is the British Virgin Islands’ capital.
Recently ranked #1 Best Place to Visit in the Caribbean for 2017-2018 by U.S. News, the
BVI is where nature’s best secrets are kept with an abundance of pristine beaches, azure
seas, towering sage mountains and burnt-orange sunsets.
For more information about the BVI, visit
Photo Credit: BVI Tourist Board