Question:
What documents do I need to bring my dog into the Bahamas?

Answer:
Proof of current shot records from your Vet and authorization from Mr. Anthony Hinsey in Nassau. You can contact him at (242)702-0200. The fee will be approx. $15 (US). Please make sure you have this completed well prior to your date of travel.  Please click this link for more information.


Question:
Can I travel to the Bahamas without a passport using only my birth certificate or driver’s license?

Answer:
No.  Since 2007,  all passengers traveling to the Bahamas MUST provide a valid, unexpired passport.


Question:
I am not a US citizen, what documents are needed to travel between the Bahamas and US?

Answer:
You are required to bring a US resident card, VISA or ESTA along with your current passport.  Please call us if you have any questions about these requirements.


Question:
Is there long-term parking available?

Answer:
Yes, and its FREE.  We are located at Sheltair Aviation. Your vehicle must be registered at the front desk when you arrive.


Question:
Are there any limitations to luggage size?

Answer:
Yes. Soft sided luggage, duffel bag style. We recommend two small bags instead of one large bag due to cargo compartment limitations.  Additionally, please keep in mind there may be a weight limit to your specific destination.  Please contact us for more information.


Question:
Can I bring alcoholic beverages to the Bahamas?

Answer:
Yes. 2 bottles of wine and 1 quart spirits per person. Don’t forget to stop by the Dakota Duty Free shop for duty free beer, wine, and liquor for your trip!


Question:
Can I bring fruit or vegetables with me?

Answer:
Yes, only if they are canned or frozen. NO fresh fruits or vegetables are permitted.


Question:
Can I expect any additional fees?

Answer:
Yes. You are required to pay $29 per person Bahamian departure tax for each passenger. The Bahamian Islands charge an overtime fee for the Customs and Immigration officer if your arrive or depart on any weekend or holiday and before 9AM or after 5PM Monday – Friday.  Also, the Bahamian customs charge a $150 processing fee per flight.

All fees are paid cash only and are NOT included in your quote.  All passengers are responsible for these fees.


Question:
How many passengers can I bring with me on my flight?

Answer:
Our aircraft can carry either 7 or 9 passengers depending on configuration.  However, please keep in mind that even though the aircraft may be able to carry 9 passengers, weight plays a significant role in how many passengers will be allowed on the flight.  Each destination has a different allowable weight so please speak with your representative to get an estimate of the available weight for that flight.


Question:
What if the weather is bad on my date of travel?

Answer:
Due to dynamic nature of weather it is hard for us to forecast the conditions on the date of your flight.  We try our best to accommodate our passengers as best as possible but sometimes mother nature does not play nicely.  We will ALWAYS make the safe decision and not subject your party to unfavorable and/or unsafe flight conditions even if this means waiting till the next day.


Question:
Is there any limitation on materials that are considered hazardous? (ex. paint, aerosols, house hold cleaners, etc..)

Answer:
Air Flight charters is not certified to carry hazardous materials on our aircraft.  Certain limits are allowed for medicinal and toiletries.  Please click this link for a list of approved materials.