Do you have airport and ferry transfers included in your rates?
Yes, we do have transfers to/from the airport and ferry included in the rates. You must send us your arrival details and receive a confirmation from us. We are not responsible for any payment of transportation if you have not received a confirmation from us. The schedule for return transportation to the airport or ferry is available at the Front Desk.
Which gateway cities have direct flights to Roatan, and on what airlines?
We have direct flights year-round from Houston, Atlanta, Dallas, Miami and El Salvador. Seasonally there are flights from Guatemala, Newark, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Milan and Madrid. The airlines are: Avianca, United, Delta, American Airlines, Sunwing, Transat and Blue Panorama
Can I connect through cities on the Honduran mainland?
You can travel to San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa or La Ceiba. Domestic airlines serving Roatan from these cities include CM Airlines, Avianca, Easy Sky, SOSA Airlines, Lahnsa Air.
Are US dollars accepted in the Island?
On the island, US Dollars are used as much as the local currency and most places have their prices in US dollars. Many businesses will give you change back in Lempiras even if you pay in dollars. It is best not to bring bills over $20 as larger bills may not be accepted.
Do I need a passport or visa to enter the Bay Islands of Honduras?
You need a passport that is valid for 6 months after your arrival. You will receive a 90 day tourist Visa when you arrive. You should check to see if there are any special requirements for citizens of your country but currently this is all that is required for USA, Canada, UK and European Union.
Are there any airport departure fees?
There is an airport departure tax of US $45.00/person for international flights and a domestic departure tax of L42.00/person or equivalent in US currency. Although most International carriers already is included in your air ticket. For local flights must be paid in the airport after check-in Please note these fees must be paid in cash, either US Dollars or Lempiras.
Will I be able to use my credit card on Roatan? Can I get cash from my credit cards?
Yes, to both questions. All major credit cards (except Discover) are widely accepted. In restaurants, it is best to ask before ordering, since some smaller businesses don't accept credit cards. All of the banks will give cash advances or you can use an ATM. Remember that Honduran ATMs only give Lempiras.