After exploring the rich local culture of Grand Cayman, it’s time to venture off and discover the mysterious caves, pure shores and unspoiled beaches of our Sister Islands, as well as the conveniently close neighbouring tourist destinations - all of which are easily accessible from Owen Roberts International Airport. Whatever your travel fancy, Grand Cayman is your gateway to a world of Caribbean adventure and beyond.
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Two years after the Island’s borders closed to all inbound international leisure and non-essential travel, the Cayman Islands Government have now fully opened its borders and removed all travel-related COVID-19 restrictions! This means that all travellers are now able to come to the Islands without having to quarantine or be vaccinated and travellers will no longer be required to obtain permission from Travel Cayman to enter the Islands. For up to date information on Cayman's Covid-19 situation, visit our Coronavirus (Covid-19) Updates page.
Weekend trips to our conveniently close neighbouring destinations are always worthwhile and all offer something unique, such as the lush forests and diverse birdlife of Honduras and Costa Rica, the beautiful Blue Mountains of Jamaica, and the history of Cuba’s La Habana Vieja (Old Havana). You can now fly non-stop to 17 cities, including the Sister Islands on our national flag carrier, Cayman Airways and other airlines, such as Air Canada, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, United Airlines and WestJet.
Depending on whether you have a single weekend or an entire week to travel and with so many choices of where to go and how to get there, this chapter will help you narrow down the options by suggesting a few places you can visit.
Each of the Cayman Islands offer something different, making them great weekend destinations that requires minimum travel stress.
It is a good idea to check the local newspapers for holiday weekend charters. These charters can be excellent value and often take you non-stop to places like Costa Rica, which you would otherwise have to catch a flight to Miami to get to.
The following destinations are open for travellers, however please note that connecting flights from Cayman may be required. We always recommend arranging trips through a local travel agent as they will have the most reliable and up-to-date information and can help with planning.Read More
Winter is a popular time for residents to take off and head to the mountains for a ski holiday. Ski resorts in North America are renowned for their spectacular scenery, spacious pistes, fantastic facilities and service and a lack of lift queues.Read More
Most flights off-Island, even if the final destination is a country in Europe or Asia, will be routed through the United States. So, it is important to understand the travel requirements of the United States, including whether or not you are eligible to apply for ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) under the U.S. Waiver Programme in order to enter the country. We have provided some handy tips to help you avoid confusion at the airport.Read More
Planning trips off Cayman is easy with plenty of airlines servicing Grand Cayman and professional travel agents who can help you with any queries you may have.Read More
Take the stress out of travelling by ensuring you are fully covered for loss of baggage, accidents, cancelled flights and more.Read More