Capital City: SAINT JOHN'S
Surface: 442,6 km²
Time zone: GMT - 4:00 (Standard Time)
Languages: English, local slang
Religion: Christian, Prostestant, Anglican and Methodist
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XEC)
Prefix to the Island: 001-268
CONSULAR SAINT JOHN'S (Island of Antigua)
Falmouth Harbour - Antigua W. I.
Mr. Carlo Falcone
Phone: (001) 268 460.1543
Fax: (001) 268 460.1444
Phone: (268) 462.0251
Adelin Medical Centre
Phone: (268) 462.0866
Royal Police Force of Antigua & Barbuda
Phone: (268) 462.0125 - (268) 462.0126
Documents needed for entering the island
Upon entry into Antigua a passport is necessary and must be valid for at least 6 months prior to entry onto the island.
Check your governmental website to obtain current passport laws and information on how to obtain your passport for foreign travel.
Informational website: http://travel.state.gov/
PASSPORT VALIDITY: 90 days following your departure date from Antigua and Barbuda
BLANK PASSPORT PAGES: One page required for entry stamp
TOURIST VISA REQUIRED: None, as long as you have an onward or return ticket, confirmation of accommodation, and can produce evidence of your ability to maintain yourself in Antigua and Barbuda.
CURRENCY RESTRICTIONS FOR ENTRY: None
CURRENCY RESTRICTIONS FOR EXIT: None
The best period for visiting the Island of Antigua is from December to May. The climate is tropical and dry with temperature between 28 and 31 °C. The trade winds blow at 15/20 knots.
During the hurricane seasons, between June and November, it’s possible to be ill-at-ease or find in emergency situations.
You can link to the following site www.nhc.noaa.gov in order to update the weather conditions.