|To make your visit to St. Barthelemy as pleasant and worry-free as possible, here is some helpful information.|
|WEATHER IN ST. MARTIN - ST. MAARTEN (NEAREST ISLAND)|
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St. Jean airport (SBH) is not large enough for big jets, the airstrip in St. Barths is small, and pilots are required to have special training to land.
The principal gateway to St. Barths is through St. Maarten (SXM). The island is served by Winair, Air Caraïbes (formerly Air Guadeloupe & Air St. Barthelemy) and St-Barth Commuter.
Also, through San Juan, Puerto Rico (Tradewind) and Guadeloupe.
|From July 1st 2005, all the U.S. and Canadian citizens traveling onto the island will have to have a valid passport to enter the territory. WARNING: Only a valid passport will be accepted (driving license for instance will not have any entering value anymore). Others must have a valid passport and possibly a visa. EEC citizens must have a National Identity Card. A return or onward ticket is also required of all visitors.|
|- M/V Voyager I & II depart from the waterfront in Marigot (about a 25 minute cab ride from the airport), St. Martin, and from Oyster Pond (Captain Oliver's marina), St. Martin, bound for Gustavia.
Tel: (590) 590 27 54 10 for reservations.
For more information visit www.voyager-st-barths.com
- Great Bay Express: set in Philipsburg, 45 minutes trip.
Tel: (590) 590 524 506 for reservations. Fax: (590) 590 524 138.
- The Edge: departure from Pelican Marina. 45 minutes trip.
Tel: 599 544 2640 for reservations. Fax: 599 544 2476.
|A valid foreign or international license is required to rent a car.
Driving is on the right.
|ST. BART TOURIST OFFICE|
|Office du Tourisme
St. Barthelemy, F.W.I.
Tel: 011-590-590-27-87-27; Fax: 011-590-590-27-74-47