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Flights to Barbados
If you're looking for a holiday of stunning beaches, relaxation and beautiful nature, a flight to Barbados is what you need. Experience the beautiful Caribbean with direct Virgin Atlantic flights from London and Manchester to Barbados.
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Wildlife, white sandy beaches and incredible sunsets. If you're looking for a place to relax and rest, there is nothing better than a holiday to Barbados. Enjoy the magnificent nature of the west coast beaches or explore the east coast and its beautiful rugged coastline. Book Virgin Atlantic flights to Barbados from both Manchester and London, and find out what this beautiful island has to offer.
Barbados video guide
See some of the highlights from this beautiful island in our video guide to Barbados.
Taste the real Barbados
Head to Oistins for the Fish Fry, a lip-smackingly good feast of (you guessed it) fish, freshly cooked at a jumble of beachside stalls. Friday night is party night. Head to our blog for more tips on eating in Barbados.
And they're off
Take your family and join the locals for horse racing at the Garrison Savannah. Soak up the atmosphere in the stands, or chill out at the side of the track. If you're looking for ideas for places to stay, we've got you covered.
Go deep beneath the surface
Enjoy a tram ride through Harrison's Cave, a jaw-droppingly spectacular limestone cavern. Just make sure you've got a hand to hold for the bit when they switch the lights off.
Get busy in Bridgetown
Have a Bajan adventure
Make like an explorer with a National Trust hike through the Barbados most people don't get to see. If you're feeling daring, you can even do it by moonlight. We've got plenty more tips for seeing the best of Barbados on our blog.
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Before you set off, take a look at our Grantley Adams International Airport guide.
Taxis are popular for short trips. If you'd prefer to hire a car, be aware that there aren't many road signs and the roads aren't up to European or North American standards.
Barbados uses the Barbados Dollar (BBD) as its main currency. The US Dollar is also accepted in most places on the island.
In Barbados, the electricity supply is usually between 110 and 120 volts. Plug types used are the 2 pin flat blade and the flat blades with a round grounding pin.