Official language is English. Slang is an English-based patois.
01/01/2022 New Year
04/15/2022 Good Friday
04/18/2022 easter monday
05/02/2022 Labor Day
06/06/2022 Whit Monday
01.08.2022 Shrove Monday
08/02/2022 Mardi Gras
11/01/2022 Independence Day
09.12.2022 Folk Heroes Day
Duty free shopping
The following items can be brought into Antigua and Barbuda duty-free (persons aged 18 and over): 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 g of tobacco; 1 liter of wine or spirits; 170ml perfume.
Weapons of all kinds and non-prescribed drugs. More information is available from Countryaah.com.
Honorary Consulate of Antigua and Barbuda
Consular district: State of Bavaria.
+49 (8671) 505 17 75.
Antigua and Barbuda High Commission
(with visa issue)
(Also responsible for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.)
45, Crawford Place 2nd floor
+44 (20) 72 58 00 70, +44 (20) 72 58 74 86.
Mon-Thu 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Fri 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
A light suit and tie or light suit is usually appropriate. Punctuality is valued. Business cards are common. Negotiations are conducted in English. Business hours: Mon-Fri 08.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.30.
Antigua and Barbuda Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ltd PO Box 774, Long St, St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda Tel. +1 268 462 07 43.
According to Abbreviationfinder.org, the country code of Antigua and Barbuda is 00268.
GSM 850/900/1900, 3G and 4G. Network operators: Digicel and Flow. roaming agreements exist. Network coverage is almost nationwide on Antigua and Barbuda.
Hotels, restaurants, cafés and bars as well as numerous shops provide their guests with free WiFi.
There is a poste restante desk in the St. John’s Post Office. Post office opening hours: Mon-Fri 08.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00.