Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF) accommodates international aircrafts to Martinique. Some hotels bundle airport pickup with your hotel reservation. Guests typically arrive at their hotel within an hour exiting FDF Airport.
There are frequent flights from NYC (JFK), Miami, Los Angeles, Toronto, London and Paris to FDF Airport. Among large commercial airlines, Air France, Air Belgium, American, Air Caraibes, Air Canada, Air Italy, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, and Condor fly here, since FDF Airport has a long runway for large jets:
– Free Wi-Fi access
– Currency Exchange
– Post Office
– Car Rentals
– Airport Lounge
– Duty Free Shops
– Restaurants & cafes
For more flight options to Martinique, some guests find it convenient to transfer from nearby Puerto Rico, Dominica, St. Lucia, Antigua, Anguilla, St. Thomas, Guadeloupe and St. Maarten.
For personal spontaneity, the best way to get around Martinique is by rental car, even if you intend to spend most of your trip on the beach. At the airport you can rent, Avis, Hertz, Thrifty, ACE, Alamo, Budget, Dollar and Enterprise brands. So resort hotels arrange car rentals as well, so check ahead.
Shared Taxis can be found at Pointe Simon. They are in service from the early morning until 6 pm. Commonly known as a “taxico”, this quaint, inexpensive means of transport is very popular among the locals. Taxicos provide an excellent opportunity to experience life in the region and interact with the locals.
Bus transportation is also available in Martinique. In Fort de France, the majority of intercommunal bus lines can be found on Boulevard Général de Gaulle, in the south of Martinique.
Ferry service operates between Fort de France across the bay to Trois Ilet from Monday to Saturday. Contact this ferry provider for more information:
97200 Fort De France Cedex
Quai ouest BP.1156
PHONE: + 596 596 63 06 46
Luxury cruise passengers to Martinique will find that this particular stop in the Eastern Caribbean to be exciting with multiple options. In the capital city of Fort de France, you’ll be in the center of the harbor. After coming ashore from aquamarine waters, passengers are greeted by locals asking whether you want to take a guided tour of many of the island’s attractions. The port offers a duty-free shopping district with many shops offering deals on watches, jewelry, diamonds, and colored gemstones. To get the best value, some travelers find it useful to thoroughly shop before significant purchases.