Barbados Travel Deals

BarbadosTravelDeals.co.uk
Luxury Hotels & Villas in Barbados & The Grenadines

Call: 0845 6434 606
LIVE Weather
 
Barbados is currently Click for Grantley Adams, Barbados Forecast

I often get asked this question and the truth is that you can travel to Barbados any time of year. There are however, various compromises that you may need to make. The weather is changing worldwide, and so these are generalisations based on many decades of historical measurement, but no guarantees. That said, in terms of the weather, the best months are still January through to April, as they are the least rainy and the least humid, and they tend to be a couple of degrees Centigrade cooler than other times of year. The official hurricane season for the whole region is June to November, with any potential major storms occurring between August and October. This doesn’t stop families pouring in during the summer holidays from around the world – possibly because it is understood that Barbados, being the most easterly island in the Caribbean, means that it usually escapes direct hits. If you travel in the late summer or autumn, there is a much higher likelihood of rain.

I’ll admit that one trip in September a few years ago, we had three full days of torrential rain. My husband (Bajan) had never seen anything like it. Having said that, we still had an amazing time and I have never had feedback from any of my September Clients (or even family living in Barbados) which has matched our exceptional trip. So don’t let this put you off September as it is humid and potentially rainy but it has it’s advantages. Price! and if you want a quieter trip, most of the travelling families have gone back to work and school.

So price, well the weather plays an enormous part (along with UK holidays of course). Christmas and New Year are premium prices for flights and accommodation – very much so, as it is such a wonderful place to be for the season. The top hotels are full very early in the year. Flights are taken up well ahead of time, leaving the more expensive seats for late-comers, if at all. Still worth trying if you’re interested. If there is any availability, Barbados Travel Deals will find it. Hotel and Villa rates are also much higher from mid-December to mid-April than at other times of year.

May is a great time to travel as the weather is still lovely and the prices have started to drop significantly. June prices are some of the best, with a slight risk of rain. If you want to go in the winter without the huge cost, November and early December are good. If school holidays are a must, then the May half term will be more cost-effective than the Christmas, Easter or summer holidays.

The only other thing to consider is that the quiet months of September and October are often the time that hotels use to close and renovate and some restaurants and bars may be closed. It is true, but I’ve never found it to be a problem. If there’s somewhere you really want to visit, just ask us and we can tell you if it’s open or not.

That’s it for now. Just call us at Barbados Travel Deals on 0845 6434 606 or 01977 524235 or email at info@barbadostraveldeals.co.uk to get some further advice or options for different dates.

Christmas is a wonderful time to take your Barbados holidays as traditional festive parades line the street in Bridgetown and around the city.  Indeed, just as we do in the UK, Barbadians love nothing more than to decorate their homes with Christmas paraphernalia. 

The weather in Barbados at Christmas time is a tad warmer than the UK, reaching the mid seventies with a wonderful nine hours of sunshine a day. 

There is always something to see, do and take part in at Christmas time in Barbados with a variety of music and dining events and even a market on Christmas Day.  Try Brighton Farmers Market where you can buy locally grown produce and crafts whilst taking a leisurely breakfast under the trees on Christmas morning.  If you are into thoroughbred horse racing, 27th Dec sees the Third Diamonds International / Mont Blanc Challenge at the Garrison Savannah.  On the other hand, you could just relax on a sun-drenched Barbados beach sipping cocktails and exchanging Christmas gifts. 

Christmas in Barbados…a dream come true.  View our luxury Barbados hotels and Barbados villas and call for Christmas availablilty.

Offers by E-Mail (Sent direct to your inbox - best of all it's FREE to subscribe)
             
Name * E-Mail * Verification:
Home | Barbados | Grenadines | Special Offers | Tours | Latest News | Contact Us | Travel Extras | Holiday Quote Form | About Us | Offers by E-mail | Request Call Back | Privacy | Terms | Live Weather | Foreign Office | Site Map | XML | RSS | Links
All Major Credit Cards Accepted
© MMX | www.BarbadosTravelDeals.co.uk | All Rights Reserved
Site designed by marketingbag.co.uk | Blog conversion by Social Media Development Limited