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Coming to Anguilla after Irma

Written on 10/28/2017

Princess Juliana International Airport in Sint Maarten has been severly damaged by the hurricane and most of visitors will have to adjust their trip to come and visit Anguilla


Flights as of October 26, 2017


The following courtesy information is from Carimar Beach Club's resident travel agent who has proprietary access to the airline computer systems in real time and is current as of the date above.

All schedules subject to change and cancellation and are shown for the SHORT TERM only until schedules return to normal (most schedules have been checked up until April 3, 2018).

This information is meant to assure travelers that there are ways to get to Anguilla to ensure that there are minimal cancellations due to travel restrictions. This will benefit all hotels on Anguilla.

These flights are NON-STOP ONLY. There may be other ways to get to your destination with connections. Consult your travel agent or carrier.

This information may be shared in its original form only with the Carimar header and footer intact to ensure that the information is current as of date noted and updates can be controlled.


To Princess Juliana International Airport St. Maarten (SXM)

• Jet Blue

New York (JFK): Starting November 2, 2017: Every Thursdays and Mondays; Starting January 5, 2018: Daily Service; No flights on Jan-13, Jan-20, Jan-27, Feb-3, or Feb-10

• American Airlines

Miami (MIA): Starting October 10, 2017: Daily Service

New York (JFK): Starting April 7, 2018: Saturdays and Sundays only

Philadelphia (PHL): Starting April 4, 2018: Daily Service EXCEPT Tuesdays and Thursdays

Charlotte (CLT): Starting April 3, 2018: Daily Service 

Please note: tou can still get to Anguilla from JFK, PHL or CLT before April, but it will probably require a connection now in Miami

• Delta

New York (JFK): Not operational until April 3rd: Daily Service

Atlanta (ATL): Starting October 12, 2017: Daily service EXCEPT Tuesdays and Wednesdays; Starting November 2, 2017: Daily Service

• United Airlines

Newark (EWR): Starting April 9, 2018: Daily Service

Chicago (ORD): Starting April 14, 2018: Saturdays only

• Spirit

Ft. Lauderdale (FLL): Starting February 17, 2018: Saturdays only

• Air Canada

Toronto (YYZ): Starting December 16, 2017: Saturdays only

Contact the carrier. We believe that these flights will be canceled soon

• Air Transat

Toronto(YYZ): These flights have been canceled

Montreal(YUL): These flights have been canceled

• Air France

Paris (CDG): There are flights on December 23rd and January 6th; Then daily flights resume on March 25, 2018 until April 30, 2018; No flight on May 1, 2018; starting on May 2, 2018, flights on Wednedsays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Mondays, only

• Air Caraïbes

Orly (ORY): Starting October 28, 2017: Saturdays only; Starting December 21, 2017: Saturdays and Thursdays only (except Dec 28)

• KLM

Amsterdam (AMS): Note: From AMS to SXM, this flight is now non-stop. From SXM to AMS, this flight now has a stop (not a change) in Curaçao;  Starting November 12, 2017: Sundays and Fridays only (arrival at 1:40pm); There is a flight on Wednesday, February 28,2018 (arrival at 3:55pm); Starting March 27, 2018: Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays only (arrival at 3:25pm); these later flights will be a tight time frame to catch a ferry or plane to AXA. Hopefully they will be adding more flights; contact KLM if you were booked between Oct 29 - Nov 12


Air charter service between St. Maarten and Anguilla

• Anguilla Air Services (AAS)

AAS now operating a daily flight to St. Maarten - Princess Juliana International Airport; Bookings can be done by visiting the office at the Clayton J. Lloyd International; For more information, contact the AAS Reservations Department at 264-498-5922 http://www.anguiIIaairservices.com/

Schedule until November 4, 2017 (daily)

Anguilla (AXA) to St. Maarten (SXM): Depart 10:00am / arrive 10:10am,   Depart 12:00pm / arrive 12:10pm,   Depart 3:30pm / arrive 3:40pm

St. Maarten (SXM) to Anguilla (AXA): Depart 1:00pm / arrive 1:10pm,  Depart 2:30pm / arrive 2:40pm,  Depart 4:45pm / arrive 4:55pm

Schedule from November 5, 2017 to December 20, 2017 (daily)

Anguilla (AXA) to St. Maarten (SXM): Depart 10:30am / arrive 10:45am,   Depart 12:45pm / arrive 12:55pm,   Depart 3:30pm / arrive 3:40pm

St. Maarten (SXM) to Anguilla (AXA): Depart 1:45pm / arrive 1:55pm,  Depart 2:30pm / arrive 2:40pm,  Depart 4:45pm / arrive 4:55pm

Schedule from December 21, 2017 to March 11, 2018 (daily)

Anguilla (AXA) to St. Maarten (SXM): Depart 10:30am / arrive 10:45am,   Depart 12:45pm / arrive 12:55pm,   Depart 1:45pm / arrive 1:55pm,  Depart 2:45pm / aarive 2:55pm

St. Maarten (SXM) to Anguilla (AXA): Depart 1:45pm / arrive 1:55pm,  Depart 2:30pm / arrive 2:40pm,  Depart 3:30pm / arrive 3:40pm,  Depart 4:40pm / arrive 4:50pm

Schedule from March 12, 2018 to November 4, 2018 (daily)

Anguilla (AXA) to St. Maarten (SXM): Depart 10:00am / arrive 10:10am,   Depart 12:00pm / arrive 12:10pm,   Depart 1:30pm / arrive 1:40pm

St. Maarten (SXM) to Anguilla (AXA): Depart 1:00pm / arrive 1:10pm,  Depart 2:00pm / arrive 2:10pm,  Depart 3:00pm / arrive 3:40pm

Fare: US$70.00 one way per person

• Air Sunshine www.airsunshine.com

Contact the airline directly at 1-800-327-8900 Their website show a schedule but unable to book online Schedule and Fare to confirm directly with the airline


Flights From San Juan Airport (SJU)

Airline Carriers: Note: Consult with your travel agent or carriers for airlines and flights into San Juan (SJU)

Note: A minimum connection time of one hour is required to connect to AXA via Seaborne

New York (JFK): Delta, United Airlines, Jet Blue

Atlanta (ATL): Delta

Miami (MIA): American Airlines

Charlotte (CLT): American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta

Philadelphia (PHL): American Airlines

Boston (BOS): Jet Blue

Flights Between Anguilla (AXA) and San Juan Airport (SJU)

Air Sunshine www.airsunshine.com

Contact the airline directly at 1-800-327-8900 Their website show a schedule but unable to book online Schedule and Fare to confirm directly with the airline

• Seaborne Arilines  www.seaborneairlines.com

A minimum connection time of one hour is required to connect to AXA via Seaborne

Schedules subject to change and cancellation

Seaborne is hoping to offer daily service as soon as possible

Anguilla (AXA)

Starting October 5, 2017: Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays only: Depart SJU at 12:10pm /Arrives AXA at 1:15 pm; Depart AXA at 1:45pm / Arrive SJU at 2:50pm

Starting November 5, 2017: Daily EXCEPT Tuesdays and Wednesdays: Depart SJU at 1:20pm / Arrives AXA at 2:25pm; Depart AXA at 2:55pm / Arrive SJU at 4:00pm

Beyond March 11, 2018 dates, please consult Seaborne directly at www.seaborneairlines.com or call 1-866-359-8764 as schedules are changing due to spring break


Ferry Service Between St. Maarten and Anguilla

Customs and Immigration in AXA is at the buiding housing the police station in Blowing Point

Updated AXA Departure Taxes: non-belongers: $23 USD ( not $28 as was pre-Irma) / belongers: $8 USD

SXM curfew and state of emergency has been lifted, which we understand to mean that there are no resttrictions on overnight stays. If we hear otherwise, we'll let you know.

• The Link (Public Ferry):

call 772-4901, 729-5235, or 729-9823 for more information

From Blowing Point to the Simpson Bay Bridge in St. Maarten

Daily Schedule:   SXM to AXA:   8:45am,  11:10am,   1:45pm,   3:30pm;              AXA to SXM:   8:00am,   10:30am,   12:15am,   2:30pm

Fare: US$35 p/p one way adult / US$60 p/p round trip adult / US$20 one way and $40 round trip for kids

• Funtime Charters:

Starting Monday October 23, 2017, to and from Simpson Bay Police Station / Bridge

Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance at www.funtimecharters.com/reservations

Schedule: Monday through Fridays (Shared Seashuttle): St. Maarten to Anguilla: 9:00am, 11:30am, 4:00pm; Anguilla to St. Maarten: 10:30am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm

Shared Shuttle fees: $65.00US p/p one way or $125.00 p/p round trip (12yrs and up); $35.00 per child one way or $60.00 round trip (3-11yrs); children 0-2yrs free

Ground transfers of $8 are to be paid directly to the transportation company in St. Maarten

Weekends we are only offering private charters at this time until further notice - the cost is $350,00US for the first four persons and $25US each additional person

• Calypso:

call Rosmund at 476 8504 or in SXM, call Jasmin at 721 554 3188 please email info@calypsochartersanguilla.com with any questions. If you want to reserve in advance and pay with a credit card, their online reservation system is back online; visit  www.calypsochartersanguilla.com. As usual. there is a 36-hour advanced booking requirement

Direct information From Calypso on Friday, October 25, 2017:

BIG PROMO- BIG SAVINGS!: Book online with promocode AXASTRONG all November long and get round-trip reservations for travel from Nov 1, 2017 - January 15, 2018 for just $100pp including taxi on SXM for arrival and departure. You can also buy in person, but taxi is a special offer included only when you book online!

We know you're looking for mater boats and we'll be adding more boat times effective November 5, so don't worry... stay tuned for those (flight info is still confusing right now).

Schedules until November 5, 2017: AXA to SXM: 8:30am,   10:00am,   1:00pm,   3:15pm;   SXM to AXA: 9:15am,   12:15pm,   2:30pm,   4:30pm

Our rates at present time are as follows: ONLINE BOOKINGS: $65pp one way (adult) for everyone and includes taxi between airport and dock! This is a reservation and we will reserve your sit. It is also refundable according to our usual guidelines.                    WALK UP: $55 one way for everyone, not including taxi on SXM. If you choose to to a walk up, we cannot guarantee we will have availability on a particular boat. Taxis are charging about $5pp between the airport and our dock by the police station/bridge 

• GB Ferry:

We are excited to announce that GB Ferries resumed operations on October 21st 2017. Our frindly staff looks forward to welcoming you back to the Caribbean an aboard one of our vessels. Please note that the dock in St. Maarten is temporary located at the Simpson Bay bridge. However, as usual, we will greet you upon arrival.

Tentative schedule: from AXA: 9:00am,   11:00am,   12:30pm,   3:15pm        from SXM: 10:00am,   11:30am, 2:30pm,   4:00pm