Holidays in Grenada - how to get there

How do we get to Grenada?

You have a choice of three airlines, all departing from London Gatwick, as follows:

Caribbean Airway

British Airways (scheduled flight)
Year round
Tuesday: making a stop in Barbados in both directions
Winter 2010/2011 (November 2010-March 2011)
Saturday: making a stop in Barbados in both directions
Other options
There are also daily flights to Barbados, which can connect with a local flight to Grenada.

Virgin Atlantic Airways (scheduled flight)
Year round
Thursday: making a stop in Tobago in both directions.

How long are the journeys?

The flight time can vary depending on the route but is generally between 8.5–10.5 hours.

What classes of travel are available?

British Airways
Offer three classes: World Traveller (economy), World Traveller Plus (Premium) and Club, when travelling on the Grenada service. First class is also available when using the flight via Barbados. See our British Airways section for full details.

Virgin Atlantic
Offers three classes: Economy, Premium Economy and Upper class.

Can I pre-book my seats?

British AirwaysWhat is the baggage allowance?

British AirwaysCabin baggage
All Cabins: One standard- sized bag with maximum dimensions 56cm x 45cm x 25cm (22 x 17.5 x 9.85in) with a maximum weight of 23kgs (51lbs). In addition to this allowance you may also carry one laptop sized bag, handbag or briefcase.

Hold Baggage
First & Club World: three pieces per passenger, maximum 23kg each bag and not to exceed 90cm x 75cm x 43cm.
World Traveller Plus two pieces and World Traveller one piece per passenger, maximum 23kg each bag and not to exceed 90cm x 75cm x 43cm.
Infants without a seat are entitled to one piece of checked baggage weighing no more than 23kg and with maximum dimensions 90cm x 75cm x 43cm plus one fully collapsible pushchair and one car seat (please refer to the BA website for full details of suitable car seats).

Virgin AtlanticCabin Baggage
Upper Class: Two pieces per passenger, weighing a maximum of 6kg and not to exceed 23cm x 36cm x 56cm (approx 9in x 14in x 22in).
Premium Economy & Economy: One piece per passenger, weighing a maximum of 6kg and not to exceed 23cm x 36cm x 56cm (approx 9in x 14in x 22in).

Hold Baggage
Upper Class: pieces per passenger, maximum 32kg each bag with dimensions not exceeding 90cm x 75cm 43cm.
Premium Economy: two pieces per passenger, maximum 23kg each bag with dimensions not exceeding 90cm x 75cm 43cm.
Economy: one piece per passenger, maximum 23kg each bag with dimensions not exceeding 90cm x 75cm 43cm.

Infants without a seat are entitled to one piece of checked baggage weighing no more than 23kg and with dimensions not exceeding 90cm x 75cm 43cm. They are also entitled to one piece of hand luggage weighing no more than 6kg. A pushchair, bassinet or car seat can also be carried free of charge.