Flights and Transfers
Direct flights to St Kitts from London Gatwick take approximately 10 hours 15 minutes. There is one main airport, Robert L Bradshaw International, and British Airways provide direct international return flights to the island.
British Citizens travelling to St Kitts require a full British passport which must be valid for 6 months after departure from this country. All children and infants must also have their own passports for entry into St Kitts. A visa is not required. All travellers should check full entry requirements prior to travel by visiting the FCO website or by contacting the relevant embassy.
English is the official language, although it will be spoken with a characteristic Caribbean accent.
Taxis are cheap, but buses are even cheaper and both are a very useful way of getting around either island. If you want to drive yourself you’ll need to pick up a temporary driving licence before you can rent a car. There is also a scenic railroad tour that can be a very beautiful way of seeing St Kitts, although in the high season it can get very busy.
The Eastern Caribbean Dollar is the official currency but the US dollar is widely use. It’s worth noting that you should also check whether the price quoted to you by a taxi driver is in Eastern Caribbean or US dollars.
110-117 V, or 230 V depending on location.
Vaccination & Health
As health requirements change please consult with your GP or specialist travel clinic well in advance of your holiday for specific information related to your travel and medical history. Additional information can be found by visiting NaTHNaC or MASTA Travel health.
GMT -3 hours (-4 hours in summer)