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Major cities and airports in Antigua and Barbuda
- St. John’s – V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU)
- Barbuda – Codrington Airport (BBQ)
Time and Communication
Antigua and Barbuda is in Atlantic Standard Time (AST). It does not observe daylight saving time. Mobile phone service is available, and Digicel and Flow are the major mobile operators. Cell phone coverage is generally good throughout the country.
Money and shopping
The local currency in Antigua and Barbuda is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD), which has an exchange rate of approximately 2.7 XCD to 1 USD. US dollars are widely accepted, and credit cards are commonly used for payment. Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted, but American Express is not as widely accepted. Currency exchange offices are typically open from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on weekdays.
The most common mode of transportation in Antigua and Barbuda is by taxi or rental car. Buses are also available but less frequent. Some visitors also choose to explore the islands by boat or ferry.
- Nelson’s Dockyard – a historic marina and museum in English Harbour, Antigua.
- Shirley Heights – a lookout point with stunning views of English Harbour, Antigua.
- Devil’s Bridge – a natural limestone arch on the northeast coast of Antigua.
- Darkwood Beach – a popular beach on the southwest coast of Antigua with crystal-clear waters and white sand.
- Barbuda’s Frigate Bird Sanctuary – a nature reserve that is home to over 170 species of birds, including the Magnificent Frigatebird.