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Things to Know BEFORE You Go The Cayman Islands

Essential Information US, Canadian and EU visitors will not find any Caribbean island which requires an entry visa, although US visitors require special permission to visit Cuba. Travel insurance is recommended for any trip to the Caribbean, particularly emergency evacuation coverage in case airlift is required. Check also that insurance policies cover so-called dangerous activities such as scuba diving. CAYMAN …

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How to Get To the Cayman Islands

Airports and airlines: 70 minute flight from Miami. Over 50 non-stop flights a week into Cayman, to Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM) on Grand Cayman and Charles Kirkconnell Airport (CYB) on Cayman Brac. Interisland service on Cayman Express to Little Cayman. Direct service from Miami on Cayman Airways. Service also provided by Air Canada, Delta, British Airways, American Airlines, US …

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How to Get Around in The Cayman Islands

Drive on the left. Rental agencies and taxis are plentiful at the Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM). Car rental agencies require a driving permit, costing US$7.50 and valid for 6 months. Most agencies are located around the airport terminal on Grand Cayman. The Cayman bus service is restricted to eight routes, with 38 buses, and is the most popular choice …

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Where to Stay in the Cayman Islands

4,500 rooms, 68% occupancy Overview Most resorts are along the magnificent Seven Mile Beach or on West Bay. Big names include Marriot, Ritz-Carlton and Westin. Deals Even the standard summer reductions can’t hide the fact that Grand Cayman is expensive by normal standards. The biggest savings are likely to be in the private villas and apartments such as The Grand …

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What to Eat & Drink in the Cayman Islands

At the top end, Caribbean dining stands toe to toe with anything on offer in major North American or European cities, not least because a trail of renowned chefs have made their way to the Caribbean to take charge of restaurants in the luxury resorts. The real joy, however, is discovering those unannounced roadside stalls and beach bars where the …

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Where to Go in the Cayman Islands

There’s nothing like Stingray City elsewhere in the Caribbean, a natural sand bar where tourists can feed tame rays in shallow water. Seven Mile Beach, too, is a burgeoning attraction and home to many swanky hotels. Otherwise, the capital George Town has enough shopping and dining to pass the time.

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