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Trinidad and Tobago

by WCC on February 28, 2012

in North America

Trinidad and Tobago are islands in the Lesser Antilles and form a twin-island state in the southern Caribbean. The island nation is made ​​up of the larger island of Trinidad , the smaller island of Tobago and six smaller islands off the coast of Venezuela together. The Crown Point International Airport in Tobago will be operated in scheduled service from London by British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. There are also charter flights with Condor from Frankfurt.

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trinidad and tobago

The Piarco International Airport in Trinidad is from Europe just three times per week by British Airways fly to from London Gatwick. British Airways also offers daily Umsteigeverbindugen over Barbados with Caribbean Airlines as a codeshare. One alternative flights with Air France via Paris-CDG to St. Maarten and then continue with Caribbean Airlines to Port of Spain. This connection it is about 3-4 times a week. There are also several stopovers in the United States primarily through Miami and New York. It should, however, at least 3 hours for the transit to the entry and exit formalities of the United States are scheduled. Through fares from Germany to offer including British Airways, American Airlines, Continental and Delta. Of the neighboring islands as well as Guyana and Suriname fly Caribbean Airlines (airline of Trinidad & Tobago) and / or LIAT to Trinidad. In addition, Island Air of Curacao, Surinam Airways, Suriname and Aeropostal fly from Venezuela to Trinidad on a regular basis. Caribbean Airlines offers cheap Air Passes for its Caribbean route network. Between Trinidad and Tobago there is a cheap air shuttle.

Besides being able to travel by cruise ships, you can try if there are cargo ships that carry more passengers. Therefore you should check with specialized travel agents. There is a public bus network, which is not particularly well organized.

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trinidad and tobago scenery

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Otherwise, take taxis from all main roads. These are cars with 4-5 passengers that they will stop at the street or exit from certain stalls in Port of Spain or the provincial towns. The fare is cheap. Shared taxis are always an indicator that starts with H (private vehicles, a distinction on P). Individual and radio taxis are more expensive, as are the taxis from the airport. But note: Taxi fares depend on the airport before leaving the arrivals hall and are also valid. Remember too, for the return trip! At night there is a surcharge.
Furthermore, there is maxi taxis in Trinidad, which are small buses on fixed routes. For each direction there are different Farbmakierungen on the vehicles. Maxi-taxis to keep waving at all the possible locations for entry and exit. Always best to ask the residents, which means of transport goes where. Gives timetables for bus and maxi taxi is no, if a car is driven off is full.

There are also rental car at the airport, especially, the German driver’s license is accepted. Trinidad has left-hand traffic. The driving style is more Southern European. On the highways are expected to be slow vehicles on the fast track. The road network is well developed (after all, there are an asphalt lake, where asphalt is broken at the Earth’s surface).

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