ISLAND FUN FACTS
Population: 4,649(Revised in 2018)
Area: 102 km2
Country: British Overseas territory
Time: UTC-4:00 (AST)
Carnival: The carnival is held annually from the end of July to the first Tuesday in August.
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar, United States Dollar (USD)
Side of Street Drive-On: Left
Climate: Montserrat has a tropical climate, hot and humid all year round, with a relatively cool and dry season from January to mid-April and a hot, humid, and rainy season from mid-June to mid-November.
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The only way to get to Montserrat by air is by flying from the island of Antigua in Antigua and Barbuda.
Several airlines take travelers to Antigua and Barbuda, including Air Canada, American Airlines, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Delta Air Lines, LIAT, Thomas Cook Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways and WestJet Airlines.
Travelers can opt for the Jaden Sun ferry service that runs from the of island Antigua to Montserrat and back. Pick up the ferry from Heritage Quay in Antigua, taking it to Little Bay in Montserrat. The ride is about an hour and a half and operates five days a week. Pick up your tickets right at the port.