HOST HOTEL

The host hotel for the 2017 Run in Paradise is the Antigua Yacht Club Marina and Resort, located in the beautiful English Harbour! Participants in the Run in Paradise will receive a special rate for accommodations on race weekend! Share your room with friends or family and save some cash!

  • Single occupancy: $85 per night
  • Double occupancy: $100 per night
  • Triple occupancy:  $117 per night

This hotel books for over $300 per night normally, so we are thrilled to offer Antigua’s beautiful accommodations to our participants for such an outstanding rate! To reserve your room, call (268) 562-3030 and mention the Run in Paradise to get your special rate!

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CHARTER FLIGHT BETWEEN MIAMI AND ANTIGUA

The Run in Paradise strives to make your race weekend experience as stress-free as possible! That’s why we have organized a special charter flight between Miami and Antigua for race weekend. The charter flight is offered  for just $399 – a tremendous savings of approximately $500 over standard airfare along this route.

Those participants planning to utilize the official Run in Paradise charter flight from Miami will depart Miami on Friday, May 26th at 1 pm. The charter flight will arrive in Antigua at approximately 4 pm and will be met at the airport by the race committee. Buses will take all charter flight passengers to the host hotel at no additional cost. The charter flight will arrive back in Miami on Monday, May 29th at 7 pm. If you have connecting flights in Miami, please plan accordingly.

Make your deposit and reserve your space on the charter flight today!

RESERVE YOUR FLIGHT

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ALTERNATE FLIGHT OPTIONS

Antigua is served by many airlines. American Airlines has direct flights from Miami and New York daily. Jet Blue will also have flights from the New York area. Delta has direct flight from Atlanta. United Airlines flies direct out of New Jersey. Air Canada flies direct from Toronto. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic flies direct from London. Caribbean Airlines direct from Jamaica. LIAT is headquartered in Antigua and flies to all the islands including Puerto Rico and St. Martin.

ON-ISLAND TRANSPORTATION

Getting around Antigua is a breeze on race weekend! We’ve taken care of everything for you. We are pleased to offer the following transportation to all participants and their families on race weekend FREE OF CHARGE.

  • Transportation to/from the airport to the host hotel
  • Transportation to the start line from the host hotel
  • Transportation to the host hotel from the finish line
  • Transportation to packet pickup (during Saturday tour)
  • Free island tour on Saturday, May 27th.

Participants who are not arriving on the charter flight and who would like transportation to/from the airport must provide their flight details to the race committee via email. Please email stanli00@yahoo.com.

For those who may want to explore the island on their own during the stay, rental cars are available at the airport.

FREE ISLAND TOUR

The Run in Paradise wants you to experience the best of what our beautiful island has to offer! We are pleased to offer a FREE tour of our beautiful island on Saturday, May 27th for all participants and their guests. The tour will leave from our host hotel and will visit packet pickup. More details to come soon!

ADDITIONAL TOURS

Looking for a little more adventure? We’re happy to arrange the following activities for you at your expense:

  • Ziplining
  • Swimming with the stingrays (don’t worry, it’s perfectly safe!)
  • Water Sports
  • Guided Hiking
  • Playing in the casinos

To reserve an activity, please contact Stanli00@yahoo.com.

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REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRY INTO ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

A valid PASSPORT from your country is required. U.S. citizens must be holders of a valid passport to re-enter the USA from Antigua. For all persons who are registered for the race, no visas to Antigua and Barbuda are required regardless of your country of origin. No Driver’s licenses will be accepted for entry requirements.

HEALTH INFORMATION

The medical facilities on the island and the personnel are very good. There are no outbreak of any infectious diseases. Our drinking water from the government mains are safe for drinking. However, you have a choice of different brands of bottled water. Only bottled water and Gatorade will be served during the race to participants. If you have to be taken to the hospital, all emergency treatments and transportation to our modern hospital will be FREE.

INTERNET & CELLULAR ACCESS

Wireless Internet access is available at all the hotels on the island. Cell phone service is available around the island, however, you should check with your mobile provider for roaming information.

CURRENCY

US Currency is freely traded on the streets. The rate of exchange is $2.65 ECC to $1.00 US. This is only with regard to paper currency as coins are accepted on an equal basis. Credit cards are used in all hotels and most stores. There are ATM machines available. The prices quoted for items or services on the streets are in ECC and no additional taxes are added. Except for the fact that you are not allowed to travel with more than $10,000. to any country, no other restrictions are placed on you during your visit here.

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