Antigua travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Antigua with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Antigua.

Beautiful Galley Beach in Antigua © Henrik Winther Andersen - Flickr Creative Commons
Beautiful Galley Beach in Antigua © Henrik Winther Andersen - Flickr Creative Commons

Antigua travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Antigua with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Antigua - quick facts
Flight time 9 hours
Time difference UK -4 hours
Language(s) English
Currency Eastern Caribbean Dollar
Electricity A + B plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Antigua weather

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Antigua travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Antigua from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Antigua.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Antigua travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Antigua with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Antigua, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Antigua covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Antigua with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Antigua FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Antigua including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Antigua due to Covid-19?

Antigua is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Antigua.

Check out Antigua & Barbuda Government Information Service for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Antigua?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Antigua. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Antigua from the UK?

The flight time to Antigua from the UK is typically 9 hours.

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What is the time difference between Antigua and the UK?

The time difference between Antigua and the UK is UK time-4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Antigua?

The main language spoken in Antigua is English.

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What is the currency in Antigua?

The currency in Antigua is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (ECD).

Which plugs are used in Antigua?

Antigua uses electrical plug type A + B (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Antigua?

They drive on the left side of the road in Antigua.

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