Dominica


Dominica officially "the Common wealth of Dominica" is an island nation in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean Sea, south-southeast of Guadeloupe and northwest of Martinique. Dominica has been nicknamed the "Nature Isle of the Caribbean" for its unspoiled natural beauty. It is the youngest island in the Lesser Antilles, still being formed by geothermal-volcanic activity, as evidenced by the world's second-largest hot spring, "Boiling Lake".
The island features lush mountainous rainforests, home of many rare plant, animal, and bird species. There are xeric areas in some of the western coastal regions, but heavy rainfall can be expected inland. The "Sisserou Parrot" (also known as the Imperial Amazon), the island's national bird, is featured on the national flag. Dominica's economy is heavily dependent on both tourism and agriculture.
Christopher Columbus first named the island after the day of the week on which he spotted it, a Sunday, which is Dominica in Latin. On 3 November 1978, Dominica became an independent nation.

We are very pleased that we could resume flights to Dominica, but the immigration and health authorities have strict entry requirements and travel regulations in place that travelers must comply with. Make sure you are up to date with these requirements before you travel! click here for the links to the authorities websites




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Entry Requirements


The health requirements have been updated for travelers, while Dominica remains dedicated to ensure that all measures are in place to safeguard both locals and visitors. The pre-travel online form is no longer required. However, some COVID-19 protocols are still in place. Please make sure to read the Travel Advisory before your trip to Dominica
Discoverdominica.com travel advisory

Airport Info


Address
Douglas-Charles Airport, Melville Hall, Dominica, +1767-445-7109


Facilities
Available


Internet
Free Wi-Fi is available


Airport taxis
Taxis are available at Douglas-Charles Airport and in Roseau, they are identified by the letters H, HA or HB on the number plates. A fare from the airport to Canefield/Roseau/Newtown/Portsmouth/Picard is EC$65 (US$26). From the airport to the Carib Territory/Concorde/Atkinson/Calibishie is EC$40 (US$15). A fare from the airport to: Salisbury/Batalie/Coulibistrie/Colihaut EC$100 (US$40).


Airport parking
There is a possibility to park your car near the airport.


Getting to the city
The Island has a reliable public transportation system. The bus fares are standardized and range from EC$ 1,50 to EC$10.25 (US$ 0,60 to US$ 1,40). During the day bus rotation is frequent, but is not suitable for night travel.


Car rental
There are different car rental agencies on the island and the traffic uses the left side of the road, most of them are well maintained.

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      |      Travel Advisory ➞ Entry requirements can still be in place for some destinations. Make sure before you book/travel to check most recent updates of your destinations authorities. It is important to comply with those requirements!
      |      Travel Advisory ➞ Entry requirements can still be in place for some destinations. Make sure before you book/travel to check most recent updates of your destinations authorities. It is important to comply with those requirements!
      |      Travel Advisory ➞ Entry requirements can still be in place for some destinations. Make sure before you book/travel to check most recent updates of your destinations authorities. It is important to comply with those requirements!
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