Flying time from the UK is approximately 9 hrs and all flights are non-stop.
Eastern Caribbean dollar. US dollars and major credit cards are widely accepted.
4 hours behind GMT and 5 hours behind BST.
A full British passport is required for Antigua and it should be valid for 6 months after the return date of your holiday. Visas are not required for British citizens.
It is illegal to wear any camouflage clothing anywhere on the island. Any camouflage clothing found by customs will be confiscated and not returned.
Following a $13 million renovation, luxury Antigua resort Curtain Bluff is due to reopen on 28 October 2018. The landmark resort has been closed for six months, during which time the dining spaces, lounge, bar, reception and entrance have undergone a complete overhaul.
Since its discovery by Christopher Columbus in 1493, this isolated island of elemental beauty has enchanted seafarers, naturalists, and romantics. Today it is known as Jumby Bay (named after the Antiguan word jumbee, meaning playful spirit), a retreat of rarefied yet relaxed luxury that’s just a six-minute boat ride from the coast of Antigua and
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Our travel experts are waiting to take your call, so they can discuss, book and plan your dream holiday. We follow the steps below to make sure that all the stress and hassle is taken out of your booking, leaving you free to look forward to your perfect escape.
Wherever you want to go on your next luxury escape, just pick up the phone and speak to one of our travel experts here at The Private Travel Company, who have travelled throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, the USA, Arabia and the Indian Ocean. They’ll discuss your plans with you in detail and start working on a bespoke travel proposal. They’ll then send you a quotation within an agreed time frame.
Once you have received your quotation your travel expert will give you a call to check whether you need further information or some changes to your bespoke travel itinerary. Alternatively, we may have hit the nail on the head first time around and you’ll be ready to book your holiday.
We are always on hand to answer your queries and make any additional holiday arrangements (restaurant bookings / guided sightseeing / activities) for you. Do call us any time prior to travel as nothing is too much trouble for us to arrange.
When you are ready to book your holiday we ask for a non-refundable deposit (which may vary according to date of travel and local booking conditions) in order to secure your flights and accommodation. We will then confirm all of your arrangements and send you a hard copy of your luxury travel itinerary and invoice.
Two to three weeks prior to travel we will send you your travel documentation in the post. Then all you have to do is pack, fly and enjoy your holiday, knowing you are in safe hands. We will be on hand 24hrs a day during your holiday in case of any emergencies. On your return we will give you a call to see how things went.