Friday, June 18, 2021

How To Travel To Trinidad and Tobago

North AmericaTrinidad and TobagoHow To Travel To Trinidad and Tobago

By air

The main airport is Piarco International Airport (IATA: POS) on the island of Trinidad, about 25 km southeast of Port of Spain. Direct flights are available from Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Orlando, New York (JFK) and Newark, USA; Toronto, Canada; London, UK; Caracas and Porlomar, Venezuela; Panama City, Panama; Paramaribo, Suriname; Georgetown, Guyana; Barbados and several other Caribbean islands.

Airlines flying to Trinidad (IATA/POS)

Caribbean Airlines (The National Airline), direct flights from Miami, New York, Ft Lauderdale, Orlando, Toronto, Caracas, Georgetown, Kingston, Paramaribo, Barbados and other Caribbean islands.

Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela, direct flights from Caracas

American Airlines, direct flights from Miami

British Airways, direct flights from London Gatwick

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Conviasa, direct flights from Porlamar

Copa Airlines, direct and connecting flights from Central and South America via Panama.

Liat Airline, regional island access airline in the Eastern Caribbean.

Surinam Airways, Paramaribo, Curaçao

United Airlines, direct flights from Houston and Newark

Airlines flying to Tobago (IATA/TAB)

Tobago’s Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson International Airport (IATA: TAB) offers limited direct flights, mainly to London.

Caribbean Airlines, which offers domestic flights from Trinidad and a direct flight from New York (JFK).

Virgin Atlantic, direct flights from Gatwick London

British Airways, direct flights from Gatwick London

Monarch Airways, charter service from Gatwick London

Condor, charter flight from Frankfurt, Germany

Since 2014, the international departure tax is TTD 200 (approx. USD 30.95) and is now included in the cost of your ticket at the point of sale.

With the boat

Trinidad is a popular place for yacht owners. Most of them anchor in the Chaguaramas area, in the far northwest of the island. The Trinidad and Tobago Sailing Association [www] provides services for yachtsmen, known here as “yachties”. Cruise ships can also dock at the Cruise Ship Complex in Port of Spain.