|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||July||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||C$ 790||Average for round-trip flights in November 2021|
|Round-trip from||C$ 642||From Toronto to Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet|
|One-way from||C$ 300||One-way flight from Toronto to Guadeloupe|
March is currently the cheapest month to fly to Guadeloupe. At this moment in time August is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.
YTO - PTP
C$ 642 - C$ 1,384
The flight duration to Guadeloupe from Canada with a single stop can be as short as 14h 45m. However, multi-stop flights may take as long as 47h 5m depending on stopovers and the wait time at each. Changing planes or airports may affect flight times, as well. Travellers should also be careful when looking at Guadeloupe travel deals, as many discounted fares will have longer layovers and more stops per flight. Generally, affordable routes can be found with a relatively decent flight time.
Direct service to Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe is not available at the current time, although flight routes do change on a regular basis. Passengers are recommended to check this prior to booking a flight. However, one-stop flights are available from Montreal and Toronto with service available from Air Canada, LIAT, and Air France. Multi-stop flights are also available, with flights out of Quebec City, Vancouver, and Ottawa, as well. Travellers flying into Guadeloupe will arrive at Pointe-a-Pitre International Airport, which is the only airport on the island.
The best method of travel once you arrive in Guadeloupe is to hire a rental car or hail a taxi, both of which are found at the airport. Taxis are also available in all major resort areas, but having a vehicle makes the main islands easier to explore. Ferries from Pointe-a-Pitre offer service to the various smaller islands. Guadeloupe also offers radio cabs that can be requested by phone, but you’ll have to speak French to book a ride. In Les Saintes and Marie-Galante, bike rentals are a great way to see the sights and explore the various areas.
Guadeloupe is an island group that offers plenty of beaches, sugarcane fields, national parks, and the beautiful Carbet Falls. Les Saintes, Marie-Galante, and La Desirade are best for the beaches, while Guadeloupe National Park offers plenty of hiking and outdoor activities. Local Creole cuisine can be found all over the island. Travellers can also enjoy distillery and plantation tours and explore shopping at Pointe-a-Pitre. The Zoological and Botanical Park of Guadeloupe offers plenty of endangered and rare species. Sailing and diving are also popular among visitors to the island group.
Those traveling to Guadeloupe from Canada will need to have a valid passport to enter the country. There are also rules that require passports to be valid for at least three months beyond the date of departure from the country. Tourist visas are not required for stays less than 90 days. Business and student visas are required. Although Guadeloupe is a French overseas department, it does not belong to the Schengen area like mainland France, so it has its own travel requirements.