Getting there: Fly into Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS), located on Beef Island via Caribbean gateways: Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, Antigua, St. Kitts and St. Maarten. There are no direct flights to the British Virgin Islands as the airport at Beef Island is unable to accommodate large aircraft.
Capital city: Road Town.
Religion: Predominantly Christian.
Currency: United States dollar (USD).
Climate: Sub-tropical, moderated by trade winds with little variation between summer and winter temperatures.
Transport: There are open-air safari buses to well known tourist spots. Hire a taxi with the added advantage of a knowledgeable driver. Island hop on the many ferry services or take a charter flight. Rent a car, scooter or bicycle to explore at leisure.
Best time to travel: The trade winds give this destination warm weather all year round. Winter lows are at 21 degrees Celsius and summer highs at 26–32 degrees Celsius.
What to wear: There are no restrictions on clothing and the comfortable temperatures call for lightweight island attire.