Saint Lucia has two airports , one for the International Airport Hevanorra (UVF) in the south near Vieux Fort and the smaller genannannt George Charles Airport, Vigie also in the capital, Castries flights depart from the main to neighboring islands. The German airline Condor has the winter flight schedule direct flights from Frankfurt to Saint Lucia Hevanorra. Otherwise, with British Airways via London. These can be booked online. Vigie from Iceland called Hopper fly to all the neighboring islands, these small airplanes flying relatively low, but are only bookable locally. Airlines with website and online booking cost many times over. Online costs as a flight to Martinique 40USD +80 USD tax, no idea if that’s cheaper to have on site. – DYJ 13:06, 18 October 2011 (EDT).
There are ferries to nearby islands, but they are rather expensive. Express has the largest offering of the Isles  , with connections to Martinique , Guadeloupe , etc. Channel Shuttle Inc. has a slightly cheaper ferry service (235 ECD including departure tax) to Martinique from Castries, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10h00 to 15h00. Tel: 7139701/4518161 or in her office at the ferry terminal outside of Castries.
The official language is English, also is a French Creole spoken. Both market of Castries and JQ Shopping Mall in Rodney Bay, good places to buy souvenirs and gifts. There is also La Place Carenage, a duty free and gift and souvenir outlet in the main port of Castries . There are others jewelery, arts and crafts.
Supermarkets have good prices for local Rumz.B. Elements 8, Admiral Rodney, and especially Chairman’s Reserve.