Antigua & Barbuda
Once part of the British West Indies, Antigua and Barbuda is a vibrant nation with lots of historical Caribbean flair.
It's also a popular Cruise Destination with liners such as Celebrity, Fred Olsen and Marella, amongst others, making frequent stops at the Port at St John's.
We've only been to St John's so if you want to find out more you can read it here >>
WHAT TO EXPECT
Language: English is spoken across Antigua and Barbuda.
Money: The official currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar ($XCD) although most places will accept $USD.
Law & Order: Crime is generally low with petty crime being the main concern for tourists, particularly around popular tourist spots
Tax and Gratuity: Tipping in Antigua is discretionary and should reflect the service you have received, though a service charge of 10% is typically added to your bill in hotels and restaurant