Netherlands Antilles Transportation

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Netherlands Antilles Transportation

  • Rent a car instead of relying on public...

    For $50 per day, you can have your own wheels and not be gouged by taxi drivers who will charge up to $65 each way for a ride beyond Willemstad. The beauty of the Island, in my opinion, is outside of Willemstad and without your own transportation, you will miss out on the country's real beauty.

  • Getting around is easy

    BUSES: There are buses everywhere. They look more like modified mini-van. In 1996, it costs only 1$US for the ride between Mullet Bay and Philipsburg.CAR RENTAL: You have to rent a car, at least for one day and go around the island. Most of agencies offer unlimited mileage and pickup and delivery service might be available. Avis, Budget-rent-a-car,...

  • plane or boat (from America)....

    plane or boat (from America). The map on the picture shows how the flight from Amsterdam to Curacao goes. The flight takes about 9,5 hours and the time difference between this island and The Netherlands is six a scooter or a car

  • The Insulinde, a ship that...

    The Insulinde, a ship that often lays in the St Anna Bay organizes boattours. The 'skipper' takes you to other islands or makes a complete tour. Ask the captain of the ship for more information.

  • While in St Martin it is...

    While in St Martin it is definately worth it to rent a car. In just minutes you can travel from the Dutch side to the French side. The roads are better than alot of roads in the Caribbean, and it's very easy to get around.

  • Flying In

    Unless you have your own jet (which is possible on this island), you will most likely fly into Princess Juliana Airport. The airport is located in Simpson Bay on the Dutch side of the island.

  • The only way is by plane (or a...

    The only way is by plane (or a boat from one of the island nearby). Several airlines fly there, including Air France and KLM.Either rent a car or take the small busses that drive around the islands. There will be 'private' cabs during the late hours but they will cost a lot compared to the bus. Renting a car involves some haggling for the price,...

  • By ship or by plane. There is...

    By ship or by plane. There is a good port and an airport that is well developed.You can take a water taxi from the port to the town of Phillipsburg. It costs $3 or $5 per person (my memory is failing me at the moment for the exact amount), and they give you an arm band which is good for unlimited trips throughtout the day. I took this picture on...

  • Obviously by airplane! From...

    Obviously by airplane! From Europe I think you can only still fly with KLM directly. Other arilines will all fly to Miami from where you can take a transferflight with Antillian Airlines. This is the difference with for instance Aruba, where you will find other airlines as well, such as American Airlines.Taxi's could be used as an alternative....

  • I just had to add another one...

    I just had to add another one of these pictures.I'm the one with trembling knees in the yellow circle.

  • TWA, American, Continental,...

    TWA, American, Continental, KLM, Air France, and Corsair all fly to St. Maarten (SXM). You can get there with many cruise lines also.To get to Saba you can either go by boat tours or small plane from St. Maarten, Saba's airport can only handle small prop. planes and its runway begins at one cliff and ends at another (I'd take the boat).Once in St....

  • The best way....and the ONLY...

    The best way....and the ONLY way to travel to the Netherlands Antilles is with plane.Rent a old car, should not be too difficult 'cause there are only old cars in Curaçao.Be aware of other travellers, signs and traffic lights are ignored. I had drivinglessons on a motorcycle, it's a funny way to see the island. And.... learning how to drive a...

  • with a car is great.Just hire...

    with a car is great.Just hire a old car, like the one of the picture ( a Lada ). The locals drive like crazy, drive very carefully.

  • By air or by ship. Takes only...

    By air or by ship. Takes only 45 Minutes by plain from Caracas or from Miami 2 1/2 h.All flights arrive at Flamingo International Airport, only a five-minute drive from KralendijkBest way to explore the island is by car or by bicycle. US, Canadian, and European driver licenses are valid for use on the island. Be careful of the goats, donkeys and...

  • Be sure & rent a car so you...

    Be sure & rent a car so you can stop off at many of the public beaches. Some of them had the best snorkeling & diving. We felt completely safe. Some magazines indicated there was a small fee, but we were never charged a fee. You might need 'skins' for snorkeling because it gets a little chilly. We went in July 2000.

  • I try to find different ways...

    I try to find different ways to get to the islands-I try to avoid San Juan becasue of all of the cruise ships-they tend to tie up the airfare. Sometimes we go to other places to get a direct flight when we can't get one in Chicago. When it doubt-go to san Juan and then hook up with the islands with the smaller planes. American or Liat from San...

  • Plane. From the UK you stop...

    Plane. From the UK you stop over at either Paris or Amsterdam.Car or Bus. Buses as mentioned before can take you from Marigot to Philipsburg. Grand Case to Marigot. To go to Orient Bay or Oyster Pond take the one going to Qt.Orleans.Picture: Oyster Pond.

  • I heard you could take a ferry...

    I heard you could take a ferry to Bonaire but we didn't have time to do this...this little ferry carries visitors from Otrabanda to Punda when the swinging bridge is open for a ship to pass.

  • good luck finding a bus...we...

    good luck finding a bus...we were told there wasn't a set time for a bus to come by. Cabs are available, but expensive. Best Bet - rent a car for a couple days!

  • Opening the harbor to cruise...

    Opening the harbor to cruise ships has increased the tourist trade, though most are gone in a the beaches and more remote areas are unaffected by the cruise tourism.

  • This is our first sight of...

    This is our first sight of Curacao - the airport, which has provided service from Europe for a long time through KLM. American Airlines has more recently (1999) started direct flights to Curacao from Miami - the first USA to Curacao direct flights!


Netherlands Antilles Hotels

  • Le Petit Hotel

    248 Boulevard de Grand Case, , 97150, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort,...

    just perfect!!!! service and Quality!!!!!!!!

  • Harbour Village Beach Resort

    Kaya Gobernador N Debrot 71, , Bonaire, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Queens Garden Resort

    This is perhaps Saba's best luxury resort for what you need to pay. Others may be slightly nicer,...

  • Oyster Bay Beach Resort

    Emerald Merit Rd 10, Philipsburg, 97150, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Baoase Luxury Resort

    Winterswijkstraat 2, Willemstad, 00000, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Buddy Dive

    P.O. Box 231, Kaya Gob. N. Debrot 85, Kralendijk, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Willard's of Saba

    Booby Hill, Box 515, Windwardside, 59941, Caribbean

  • Nos Krusero Apartments

    Westpunt z/n tegenover kv 20, Playa Kalki

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

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