The Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw (RLB) International Airport is located on St. Kitts, while Nevis is served by the Vance Amory International Airport. RBL International Airport on St. Kitts can accommodate commercial jumbo jets and handles scheduled non-stop flights from destinations such as the United Kingdom, Canada and United States in addition to flights from within the Caribbean. RLB International Airport also provides facilities for cargo jets, private jets and various other types of aircraft.

AIRLINE GATEWAY SCHEDULE
     

Miami and New York
Miami Non-stop to St. Kitts dail.
JFK direct to St. Kitts on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Atlanta

Direct to St. Kitts on Saturdays

Charlotte

Direct to St. Kitts on Saturdays

London, Gatwick

Direct to St. Kitts on Saturdays

Antigua, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Nevis

Numerous Daily Flights

Toronto

Seasonal Flight on Saturdays
     
Airlines serving St. Kitts and Nevis via other islands
     
AIRLINE GATEWAY
   

From Canada via San Juan, Puerto Rico and Antigua

From Paris via St. Maarten

From London via Antigua

From London, New York, Miami, Toronto via Antigua and St. Maarten


From Frankfurt, Germany via Antigua


From New York via San Juan, st. Maarten and Antigua

From Madrid via San Juan, Puerto Rico
From Boston and New York via St. Maarten
From Washington DC, New York, Boston, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale via San Juan, Puerto Rico

From Amsterdam via St. Maarten

From Memphis, Detroita and St. Pauls to San Juan, Puerto Rico

From Fort Lauderdale to St. Maarten and San Juan, Puerto Rico

From London, Gatwick to Antigua



CLIMATE

The island experiences a warm tropical climate with an average temperature of about 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Humidity is low with November to May being the driest months of the year. With average rainfall of about 55 inches, St. Kitts has one of the most desirable climates.

 

IMMIGRATION

Visitors to the islands are required to bring either a passport or birth certificate. No visa is required for visitors to enter the islands. A cash departure tax of US$22 for adults and US$5.00 for children under 12 is required on leaving the country.

 

CURRENCY & BANKING

St. Kitts uses East Caribbean (EC) dollars with a stable exchange rate of EC$2.70 for US$1.00. The US dollar is widely accepted.

Banking hours are generally 8am to 2pm Monday through Thursday, and 8am to 4pm on Fridays.

Business Hours:
Most business open from Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm; Saturdays 8 am to 1 pm.

Banks
Bank of Nova Scotia, Royal Bank of Canada, First Caribbean International Bank, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank, St. Kitts Credit Union.
All major cards are usually accepted throughout the island.

 

SHOPPING

St. Kitts has much to offer for the inquisitive and adventurous visitor and provides many local art and craft items for every taste. Essential items can be found in drugstores and supermarkets around the island. In Port Zante there are many new shops offering fine selections of jewellery, electronic equipment, perfumes, clothing and other accessories.

Dress Code:
The dress is generally casual. With our desirable climate, light cotton summer clothing is recommended.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Driving is on the left hand side. Rental cars are available on the island from several rental agencies. A visitor's driver's license cost US$23 and is available from any police station or from the car rental agency. Drive slowly and defensively - people often stop along the roads without warning to chat; also it is common to see animals, such as goat, sheep, cows, and donkeys on the roads. Often young children walk to school on the roads.

Jeeps and cars can be rented starting at approximately US $40 per day. Local taxis are available as well as local mini-buses that go around the island very inexpensively.