Information & Facts
Car parks are within walking distance of the terminals.
There is only one, local car hire company at the airport. A
Barbados driving permit is required, which can be obtained from the
airport or from car hire companies.
There is a regular bus service to the city that departs every 10
minutes and a 24-hour taxi service (travel time 30 minutes). Taxi
fares are fixed by the government, however vehicles are unmetered
so fares should be established in advance.
Facilities in the airport include a bank and foreign exchange,
bar, restaurant, duty-free, a business centre with Internet
facilities, and an information desk. Facilities for the disabled
English is the official language in Barbados.
The Barbados Dollar (BBD) is fixed to the US Dollar at a rate of
Bd$1.98 to US$1 and does not fluctuate. Its rate is relative to
other currencies fluctuations based on the particular currency's
relation to the US Dollar. US Dollars are also widely accepted on
the island, and well-known international credit cards and
travellers cheques (best carried in US dollars to avoid additional
charges) are accepted in most stores and restaurants. Banks and
ATMs are freely available and cash withdrawals can be made.
Local time in Barbados is GMT -5.