|Round-trip from||C$ 706||From Toronto to Abaco Islands|
Information is based on travel restrictions from Canada to Abaco Islands
Most visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Abaco Islands.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 72 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Abaco Islands.
Visitors from Canada are not required to quarantine after entering Abaco Islands.
Health Insurance - All travelers are required to opt-in for mandatory COVID-19 health insurance when submitting their Bahamas Travel Health Visa application. The insurance covers travelers for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas.
Electronic Visitor Visa - An eVisa is the fastest and easiest way of obtaining a Bahamas visa as you can submit an application and supporting documents online. If approved, you'll receive your eVisa confirmation electronically. When you arrive in the Bahamas, border crossing will ask for your passport and eVisa to ensure you have the proper visas.
Returning to Canada from Abaco Islands
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Abaco Islands must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Canada.
Visitors from Abaco Islands are not required to quarantine after entering Canada.
If you are flying from Montreal-Trudeau International Airport to Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour, The Bahamas, your flight can take up to 20 to 40h depending on how many stops your chosen flight takes. The same goes for whether you are travelling from Calgary International Airport, Toronto Pearson International Airport, or Vancouver International Airport.
Unfortunately, there are no direct flights from Canada to The Abacos available nor are there any Abacos flight deals with no stops along the way. Additionally, there are no flights with only one stop so you will have to choose flights that make two stops before arriving at Marsh Harbour. Cheap flights to The Bahamas are available for flights that make two stops before arriving. If you are taking a flight from Toronto Pearson International Airport or Montreal-Trudeau International Airport, you will find flights with two stops before reaching the final destination at Marsh Harbour. United Airlines and Bahamasair are the airlines that offer these flights.
If you would like to get your way around the Abaco Islands, you can take a taxi, rent a car, ride on a golf cart, or take a ferry. The taxis look like minivans and have comfortable seating. If you are planning to go to the Abaco Cays, you should take one of the ferries. You can rent a car from Treasure Cay or Marsh Harbour. Scooters and motorcycles are also options for transport but they are not recommended. Did you know that golf carts are actually the most common mode of transport? Enjoy a ride on a golf cart and have fun exploring The Abacos.
At the Abacos Islands, a laid-back vibe and Caribbean ambiance is the norm. It is a traditional cruising playground for both sailors and boaters alike. Drop by Fisher’s Bay, Settlement Harbour, and Nipper’s Beach Bar & Grill. At Nipper’s Beach Bar & Grill, enjoy the mouth-watering barbecue buffet and the beautiful scenery. You also cannot miss the weekly Pig Roast parties there. You should also visit Green Turtle Cay, which is known for its historical sites, restaurants, shops, and beautiful buildings. You can even walk through the streets of New Plymouth, which will take you back in time. During the nighttime, you have to take a visit to Cracker P’s because you will have fun enjoying the beautiful deck views, delicious buffet, a beach bonfire, and dancing. You can even walk on a nature trail. Have fun playing croquet, bocce ball, volleyball, and horseshoes. If you love animals, you are in for a treat! At No Name Cay, you will find the cute swimming pigs that are used to interacting with humans. Make sure to feed them fruits and vegetables. You may also want to head over to Elbow Cay’s Hope Town where you can climb on top of the lovely lighthouse called Elbow Reef Lighthouse to enjoy the breathtaking views of the ocean. During your time in Hope Town, you cannot miss the Sugar Shack, which is a beautifully designed ice cream shop with tasty treats! Lastly, how can you be in the Abacos without doing some fishing? The Abacos is well-known for its outdoor fishing community where game trophies are rewarded for catching marlin, billfish, tuna, sailfish, and wahoo.
Canadian citizens are required to have a visa only if they are planning to stay for more than eight months in The Bahamas. They must have a Canadian passport that should not expire in three months and also carry a return ticket with them. Permanent Canadian residents do not need a visa if they are staying in The Bahamas for thirty days. They need to carry a passport along with a Canadian Permanent Resident Card that has to be original, not a photocopy. A return ticket should also be carried with them.