Travel Information

  • British Airways flies 4 times a week (excluding Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays) from London Heathrow to Sir Lynden Pindling International Airport (Nassau).
  • Flying time to The Bahamas from the UK is approximately 9hrs.
  • There are daily scheduled flights from Nassau to the Out Islands with local air carriers.
  • The time zone is GMT-5.
  • Upon entering the Bahamas, everyone must fill out and sign an immigration form, keeping a portion of the card on hand until departure.
  • The Bahamian dollar is on par with the US dollar when spending in local shops and restaurants. However, there is a currency exchange difference when changing money in the banks.
  • The Islands of the Bahamas have a temperate climate ranging from 27 to 32°C (80-90°F),with high humidity in the summer months, 21-27°C (70-80°F) in the winter.
  • English is the official language of the Islands of The Bahamas.
  • Driving is the same as in the UK, on the left side.
  • When calling the Bahamas from the UK, the code is 001 242.
  • One litre of wine, liqueur and five cartons of cigarettes bought in the Bahamas, may be taken duty free
  • Power is 110V, 60cycles AC. An adapter is required for 220V appliances.
  • Please remember to make arrangements for travel insurance.