Antigua and Barbuda Shopping

Antigua and Barbuda Shopping, Embassy and Communication

North America

Language

Overview

Official language is English. Slang is an English-based patois.

Public Holidays

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

12/25/2022 Christmas

Duty free shopping

Overview

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.

Prohibited Imports

Weapons of all kinds and non-prescribed drugs.

Contact addresses

Honorary Consulate of Antigua and Barbuda

Consular district: State of Bavaria.

Amalienstrasse 11
Munich
Germany
+49 (8671) 505 17 75.

By arrangement.

Antigua and Barbuda High Commission

(with visa issue)

(Also responsible for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.)

45, Crawford Place 2nd floor
London
United Kingdom
+44 (20) 72 58 00 70, +44 (20) 72 58 74 86.

Returning Nationals

Returning Nationals

Mon-Thu 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Fri 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Business

Business etiquette

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.

Business contacts

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.

Communication

Phone

The country code of Antigua and Barbuda is 00268.

Mobile phone

GSM 850/900/1900, 3G and 4G. Network operators: Digicel and Flow. roaming agreements exist. Network coverage is almost nationwide on Antigua and Barbuda.

Internet

Hotels, restaurants, cafés and bars as well as numerous shops provide their guests with free WiFi.

Post office

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.

Antigua and Barbuda Shopping