Martinique: How to Get There
||Guadeloupe, Antigua, Barbados, San Juan,
Grenada, Trinidad |
||Barbados, Trinidad, St. Vincent, St.
Martin, St Lucia |
||Guadelloupe, St. Martin |
||Trinidad, Barbados, Antigua, Jamaica |
||with Liat connections in Antigua and
||Daily Inter-islands flights |
||New York, Newark via St. Juan |
|Air Transat Holidays
||Dominican Republic, Cuba|
||Cuba, Haiti, St. Lucia|
Scheduled direct flights from Europe, from France only, are with Air France, which has flights from Paris; Air Liberté flies from Paris; AOM French Airlines from Paris. Aerolyon from Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Toulouse. Air France also has direct flights from Cayenne, Caracas, Miami, Pointe-à-Pitre, Port-au-Prince. Ask Air France for youth fares if under 26, or for seasonal prices. Nouvelles Frontières has charter flights from France. Air Guadeloupe has afternoon flights from San Juan, so same-day connections are possible from the USA. Air Guadeloupe flies from Miami. Local airlines include Air Guadeloupe which flies from Barbados, Canouan, Dominica, Guadeloupe, St Lucia, St Maarten, St-Martin, St Vincent and Union Island, Port-au-Prince, San Juan, Santo Domingo. Cubana from Havana, while LIAT flies from Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Guadeloupe, St Lucia and St Vincent.
- Air France, T553300
- Air Liberté, T425051, 421837
- AOM French Airlines, T700916, 590560
- Air Martinique, T421660, 511111
- Nouvelles Frontières-Corsair, T705970
- American Airlines, T421919, 511229
- LIAT, T421602, 512111
Charter companies include:
- Air Foyal, T511154
- Air Caraïbe, T511727
- Air St-Martin, T515703
- Jet Aviation Service, T515703
- Antilles Aero Service, T516688
- Envol, T684549 (sight seeing trips round the
Ports of Entry: (French Flag) Fort-de-France, St-Pierre, Le Marin. No fees or visas for EU or US citizens. French forms to clear in and out.
The facilities are among the best in the Caribbean. Anchorages at St-Pierre, Fort-de-France, Anse Mitan, Les Trois-Ilets, Anse Noir, Grand and Petit Anse d'Arlets, Ste-Anne, Cul-de-Sac Marin. Marinas at Fort-de-France, Les Trois-Ilets, Le Marin. The marina at Pointe du Bout is reported safe, but congested and hot.
Major charter companies include:
- Moorings Antilles at Club Nautique du Marin (T747539, F747644)
- Sun Sail (Soleil et Voile, Capitainerie Marina Pointo du Bout, T660914)
- Stardust (Port de Plaisance du Marin, T749817,
Many other smaller companies.
Excellent provisioning, stock up on French wines.
For those looking to hitch on a boat, consult the noticeboards at the
Yacht Clubs, especially the bar at the Public Jetty and refuelling at the
west end of Boulevard Alfassa on the Baie des Flamands.