Barbados Travel Information

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Barbados Scene Romance and adventure are in the air on this lush West Indian island in the Caribbean, depending on your coast. To the west, you'll find calm waters and good swimming. To the east, there are massive, competition-caliber waves. Wherever you stay, expect turquoise waters, fine soft sand beaches, catamaran cruises and delicious island fare.

Things to do in Barbados: Barbados Concorde Experience • Mount Gay Rum Distillery • The Boatyard • Harrison's Cave • South Coast Boardwalk • Shark Hole Bay • Flower Forest • Hunte's Gardens • Sandy Lane Beach • Andromeda Botanic Gardens • Sam Lord's Castle • St. Lawrence Gap, restaurants and nightlife • Swimming with sea turtles • Welchman Hall Gully Rainforest Walk • Reef snorkeling • Animal Flower Cave • St. Nicholas Abbey • Arlington House Museum • George Washington House Museum • Catamaran cruise • Bathsheba beach • Bottom bay • Crane beach

Highly rated hotels in Barbados: Sea Symphony Villa • Sandals Barbados • Sandy Lane • The House by Elegant Hotels • Port Ferdinand Yacht & Beach Club Resort • The Sandpiper • Saint Peter's Bay Luxury Resort and Residences • The Abidah By Accra • Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels • Fairmont Royal Pavilion • The Crane Resort • Sugar Bay Barbados • Tamarind By Elegant Hotels • Mango Bay All Inclusive • Cobblers Cove • Colony Club by Elegant Hotels • Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels • Crystal Cove By Elegant Hotels • Sea Breeze Beach House by Ocean Hotels - All-Inclusive • Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa • Ocean Two Resort & Residences by Ocean Hotels • South Beach Hotel by Ocean Hotels • Palm Paradise Guest House • Coral Reef Club • The Club

Barbados's electricity is 115V 50Hz and uses plug types A & B
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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Sir Grantley Adams International Airport is 4,195 miles, with a flight time of approx 9 hrs. Barbados's IATA airport code is BGI.
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Climate: Barbados benefits from a typically tropical climate with two well defined seasons: The dry season which runs from November to May and the rainy season from June to October. There is lots of sunshine here with temperatures varying between 25°C and 35°C. Short tropical downpours could occur at any time throughout the year although the period between June and October can bring storms and harder rainfall for longer periods. However you can comfortably visit Barbados at any time of the year.

BA Tier Points Earned

Route 1LHR‑BGI
(BA) ba

Economy20 2040
WTP90 90180
Business140 140280
First210 210420

Economy Tier Points shown are based on fully flexible fares. 'Low' Economy earns 50% of the shown amount. 'Lowest' Economy fares earn 25% of shown amount.

When journey is booked in World Traveler Plus or First and those cabins don't exist on particular legs, the next cabin down will be used on those legs for points collection.

When booking with BA, tier points can be earned on the following Oneworld Oneworld Alliance ® airlines:
asAlaska Airlines, aaAmerican Airlines, baBritish Airways, cxCathay Pacific, ayFinnair, ibIberia, jlJapan Airlines, mhMalaysia Airlines, qfQantas, qrQatar Airways, atRoyal Air Maroc, rjRoyal Jordanian, ulSriLankan Airlines

Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Bridgetown, (Zone 6, 4,001-5,500 miles)

Cabin Off Peak TravelPeak Travel
World Traveller Plus32,50050,000

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