The Caribbean is a beautiful and exotic place for a holiday, but it can be difficult to plan. If you’re not prepared, you may end up spending more money than you need to or not getting the most out of your trip.
IBAÏA Immobilier offers you 10 tips to ensure that your trip goes smoothly
1) Decide where you want to go in the Caribbean.
There are dozens of islands and countries to choose from, each with a unique culture and landscape. Do some research and choose the one that best suits your interests Our favourites: the French West Indies with Guadeloupe the island of beautiful waters or Martinique the island of flowers, Saint Martin and Saint Barthélémy.
2) Set a budget and stick to it.
The Caribbean can be expensive, so it’s important to know in advance how much you’re prepared to spend. Try to avoid going into debt for your holiday! We’ve got lots of great deals if you want to
3) Book your flight well in advance.
Tickets tend to become more expensive as the departure date gets closer, so buying early will save you money in the end.
4) Take advantage of the excursions available on each island and make the most of your time.
Select and book your excrusions early. In high season, space is often limited and it is strongly advised to check whether your seats can be booked. Often anticipate the travel time to the tour location, especially if you are travelling through an important economic area of the island.
5) Faites des bagages légers !
5) Pack light!
6) Make sure your passport is up to date.
Many Caribbean countries require tourists to have a passport that is valid for at least six months after their arrival date If you are from mainland France and are French, a simple identity card is sufficient for Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Martin and Saint Barth.
7) Get travel insurance.
If something happens during your holiday – such as illness, theft or accident – travel insurance will help cover the cost of replacement flights or medical treatment abroad
8) Téléchargez des cartes locales sur votre téléphone.
8) Download local maps to your phone.
9) Have fun!
The Caribbean is one of the most beautiful places on the planet – enjoy it! Relax on the beach, explore ancient ruins, go scuba diving… the possibilities are endless.”
10) Find a reputable villa rental agency.
When renting a villa, it is important to choose a company that has a good reputation and thorough knowledge of the area. This will allow you to have a trouble-free stay without any bad surprises. Fortunately, you already have this with IBAÏA Immobilier