RESERVATIONS

At this time all reservations are handled by the individual businesses on Salt Cay,

please use the Business Directory links to contact the establishments.

 

HOW TO GET HERE

There are several major airlines flying to Providenciales (PLX).

American Air, West Jet, Delta Airlines, US Air, Air Canada, and British Airways .

Salt Cay airport code is SLX.

 

Once you get to Provo (Providenciales), you can take an island hopper on Caicos Express or Air Turks Caicos or charter Global Airlines for a short 25 minute flight. Both Caicos Express and Air Turks Caicos offer good connecting flights with all major airlines.  Best travel days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday although other schedules can be accommodated.

 

The Salt Cay Government Boat goes to Grand Turks on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

 

There is also a 5 min flight to Salt Cay from Grand Turk Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

 

Caicos Express Airways
direct flight from Provo - 25 minutes
Email: caicosexpressairways@tciway.tc

 

Air Turks Caicos

direct flights from Provo - 30 minutes

Email: res@flyairtc.com

 

Global Airlines (charter flights)

649-231-0045 Provo

 

Passport Requirements and Visas

U.S. Residents requires a passport effective Jan 8, 2007.

 

Visitors from Canada may enter without a passport, if they have an original birth certificate (or, a notarized copy) and a photo id (e.g.. Driver's License). Visitors from other countries do require passports, but no visas are necessary except from countries of the former Eastern Bloc. They are advised to contact the nearest British Consulate Office.

         All visitors must hold a round trip ticket.

         Visitors are allowed to stay for 30 days; this is renewable one time only.

         For luggage restriction, individual airlines should be consulted

CUSTOMS
Duty free goods that may be brought in to the Islands include: 50 cigars, 200 cigarettes, 1.136 liters of spirits or wine and perfume for personal use.

There are no restrictions for travelers on the import of cameras, film or sports equipment, except spear guns and Hawaiian slings.

To bring in firearms of any type (including spear guns and Hawaiian slings), you must have written approval from the Commissioner of Police. Controlled drugs and pornography are illegal.


IMMIGRATION

For a list of countries that does not require a visa to visit Turks & Caicos click here-.

Additionally, persons that have British, Canadian or United States visas or Permanent Residence Cards do not require visas to visit the Turks & Caicos Islands. Other travelers are advised to contact the nearest British Embassy or contact the Turks & Caicos Immigration Department on telephone 649-946-4233 or facsimile 649-941-5696

 

What to Bring

Salt Cay is laid back and informal... you'll need sunscreen, your dive, snorkeling or fishing gear, books (the Balfour Town Public Library does loan books to visitors), a couple of bathing suits, a hat, shirts and shorts. Bring sturdy shoes and long pants if you plan to hike in the bush.  There are three small stores on the island that can supply you with juice, coffee, water, eggs, potatoes, canned goods, chicken, hot dogs, etc. or plan a shopping trip to Grand Turk on the Government Boat to pick up other goods. 

 

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