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Barbados Mount Gay Rum Tour

Barbados Mount Gay Rum Tour
3 hours
USD 53.40
Visit the home of the world's oldest rum brand on this fun and fascinating Barbados tour. At Mount Gay Rum Distilleries, hear about how the rum has been crafted from native Barbados sugarcane since 1703. Enjoy samples of different varieties at a tasting session, and then enjoy a delicious rum cocktail at the Mount Gay Bar and Lounge. Hotel transport is included.

Barbados Catamaran Snorkeling Cruise

Barbados Catamaran Snorkeling Cruise
3-5 hours
USD 69.99
Take a fun and relaxing catamaran cruise along the west coast of Barbados! On board a spacious schooner, sail to two or three different snorkeling spots, where you'll see a shipwreck and swim in the clear Caribbean with sea turtles and colorful fish. A light breakfast snack and unlimited beverages are provided. Choose between two options — a 3-hour cruise that's great for families with small children, or a 5-hour cruise that includes lunch.

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Bridgetown Airport (BGI) Taxi Service

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Official Bridgetown Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Bridgetown Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (BBD or Barbados Dollar). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Bridgetown Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different. Drivers will accept USD and will reluctantly accept Eastern Caribbean Currency.

  • Bridgetown Airport taxi fares are posted curbside. Some sample fares:

    • Bridgetown Port BBD 46
    • Bridgetown City BBD 46
    • Speightstown BBD 73
    • Points north of Speightstown BBD 83

Bridgetown Taxi Payment: Cash • Cash only
Drivers will accept USD and will reluctantly accept Eastern Caribbean Currency.
Bridgetown Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, 10-15%

Official Bridgetown Airport Taxi Details

Bridgetown Airport Taxi

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Taxis may be found outside Arrivals but you are likely to be approached by taxi touts as you exit customs (see pirate taxis, below). Official BGI Bridgetown International Airport taxis display yellow 'Authorized Airport Taxi' sticker on their cars. Taxi prices are fixed from the BGI Bridgetown International Airport and there is a taxi price board outside the customs area for study (where you will likely be approached by touts).

Prices shown on the board are in BBD, which are roughly pegged at BBD2 = USD1. These prices are open to negotiation.

When discussing the price for a ride, be very clear and confirm the currency the price is in -- either US Dollars or Barbados "Bajan" Dollars, otherwise you might be paying double or having a heated discussion at your destination.

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 Pirate Bridgetown Airport Taxi Serivce


Taxi touts linger around the customs exit at BGI Bridgetown International Airport. They will direct you to unofficial taxis (private cars). They are not licenced to carry passengers, so best to avoid them.

IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the pirate Bridgetown Airport taxi service.

Unofficial taxis are not licenced and you may be ripped off.

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Dollar Debate: Make sure that you agree to the currency for the trip. Many people have had a surprise at the end of the taxi ride to hear "no, US dollars, not Barbados dollars", essentially doubling the price.


Luggage Helpers: Beware of 'luggage helpers'. They are not there on behalf of the Bridgetown Airport, but rather to earn a tip off you for their services. Place your own bags in the back of the taxi and do not hand them to someone that wishes to assist you.

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Last Updated: 15 Sep 2016