Anguilla Tourist Information and Reservations in the US:
Medhurst and Associates, 775 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
Tel: 516-425-0900 or 800-553-4939 Fax: 516-425-0903
Anguilla Tourism Office in the United Kingdom:
3 Epirus Road, London, SW6 7UI
The official currency of Anguilla is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$), although the US Dollar is widely accepted. The Yahoo! offers exchange rate information.
Travel Documents You'll Need:
A valid passport (with at least 6 months before expiration) is required by all visitors to Anguilla. Visitors are required to have a return or onward ticket. Additionally, citizens of certain countries below will also need entry visas.
Green card holders must have a valid green card and valid passport from their country of origin.
Nationals of the following countries require a visa to enter Anguilla:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Burma, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verdi, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Columbia, Comoros, Congo, Croatia, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Korea (North), Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Maki, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, SaoTome & Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zaire
Nationals of the following countries require
Direct Airside Transit Visas (DATVs):
Afghanistan, Colombia, Croatia, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, People's Rep of China, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Slovakia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Uganda, Yugoslavia, Zaire.
New Passport Regulations:
The U.S. has recently issued a statement to the effect that U.S. Citizens will be required to carry a passport when traveling to the Caribbean including Anguilla. They will be required to show their passport upon their return to the U.S. Read more about it visiting the U.S. State Department website.
This is the official Anguilla Government list of Holidays for 2010:
- New Years Day, 1 January
- Good Friday, 2 April
- Easter Monday, 5 April
- Labour Day Monday, 1 May
- Whit Monday, 24 May
- Anguilla Day, 30 May
- Celebration of the Birthday of
- Her Majesty the Queen, 12 June
- Constitution Day, 8 August
- Separation Day, 19 December
- Christmas Day, 25 December
- Boxing Day, 26 December
English is the official language of Anguilla, often spoken with a West Indian accent.
The population of Anguilla was estimated at 14,436 in 2009.
The area code is 264, followed by a seven digit local number.
Taxis are a good way to see Anguilla and are readily available at the airport and at Blowing Point Dock. An average taxi fare from the airport to Shoal Bay is $12, to Meads Bay is $14 and to Moundays Bay is $18.
Moto Scooters are available at R&M Cycle - 264-497-2430.
See our car rental, airline, cruise line and tour operator listings for more information.
The average temperature is about 80 degrees fahrenheit. The hottest months are July to October. Forecasts are available, as well as satellite pictures of the region.