Fly To Kingston, Jamaica
This busy, colourful and charismatic island has been one of the most popular destinations to visit in the Caribbean. In fact, Jamaica is home to a number of excellent beach resorts, most near its capital city, Kingston, which is surrounded by a tropical landscape and watched over by the Blue Mountains.
The island is synonymous with Reggae music, Rastafarians, Caribbean art and music, and a holiday in Jamaica is one long party. Those with the energy to do more than recuperate after a night on the town can enjoy cycling and hiking.
Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African passport holders travelling to Kingston do require a Visa for Jamaica. Ensure your South African passport has at least 6 months remaining on it from your return date and that you have at least 2 blank pages available for stamps.
- The closest South African Embassy to Jamaica is in Kingston: 15 Hillcrest Avenue, Kingston. Phone: +1 876 620 4840. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
See and do
When you’re soaking up the sun on a sandy beach or recuperating from the celebratory nightlife, there is a lot to keep you busy in Jamaica. In Kingston itself, you can visit the Bob Marley Museum and find out all about Jamaica’s most famous resident. Learn about the island’s extraordinary art at the National Gallery, or admire the historic old buildings in charming Spanish Town.
If you feel like exploring further afield, you can enjoy a hike on one of the Blue Mountain’s scenic hiking trails, sample famous Blue Mountain Coffee at the Jablum Coffee Company, explore the old pirate hangout - Port Royal, or take in the tranquility and scenic beauty of the Hope Botanical Gardens.
Norman Manley International Airport – KIN
The nation's gateway, Norman Manley International Airport, is situated less than 20 minutes from Kingston, Jamaica's capital city and the commercial centre of the Caribbean.
Food and beverage: Burger King, Island Grill, Rahtid Café, Cockpit Bar, Island Deli, Island Frydays, Café Blue, Jablum Café, Snack Shack.
Currency Exchange: ATMs are located in the customs hall and in the arrivals area. Currency exchange services are located in the arrival and departure areas.
Lost Luggage: The Lost & Found desk is located at the Security Post in the Departures Public Area. Phone: (876) 924 8452 ext. 2063.
Airport Hotels: None at Kingston Airport. Nearby: Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Knutsford Court Hotel, Wyndham Kingston Jamaica.
Car Hire: Avis, Budget, Hertz, Island Car Rentals.
Airport Hub: Norman Manley International Airport (code KIN) is a hub for Caribbean Airlines, Fly Jamaica Airways and Skylan Airways.