Palm Island bookings with arrival dates from September 1, 2017 onward will be routed through St. Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) or Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). The St. Lucia service is only available to Union Island will be available Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
All bookings made before April 25, 2017 will be honored as booked.
Getting to Palm Island is not only an adventure, but part of the experience!
Palm Island will assist you with booking your scenic inter-island flight from either St. Lucia or Barbados to nearby Union Island. From there, it's just a quick ten minute boat ride aboard our Palm Island shuttle from Union Island to Palm Island.
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International arrival and departure details must be noted on original reservation request.
Complete names and birth dates, as appearing on passport, should be given. Palm Island will book the best connecting flights from either St. Lucia or Barbados to Union Island and advise you of these flight details once confirmed.
For stays of 7 nights or longer, the cost of the inter-island flight from St. Lucia or Barbados is US$199 per person roundtrip, and is included in your rate when you book directly on this website. For stays of less than 7 nights, the cost of the inter-island flight is US$400 per person roundtrip from St. Lucia and US$575 per person roundtrip from Barbados, when booking directly on this website.
A Palm Island representative will meet and assist guests upon their International arrival.
Guests will NOT clear customs, but will proceed to the inter-island flight desk in the International Airport Terminal.
The terminal has shops and food available while guest await their flight.
All luggage will be collected and transferred to the Union Island flight by our representatives.
Guests will clear customs upon arrival to Union Island and will be met by our Palm Island crew, who will direct them to the boat transfer.
Boat transfers for all guests from Union Island to Palm Island and back are included.
Palm Island will advise all guests of their departure time from Palm Island on the homeward journey.
ON ARRIVAL: The Latest departure time from either St. Lucia or Barbados is approx. 16:15 HOURS. Failure to arrive for check in by 3pm results in an overnight hotel supplement and clients will be booked onto the next available flight. Charges for flights may apply for missed connections. Palm Island cannot be held accountable for any charges incurred by missed connections due to incoming international services. Amendments to flights may incur additional charges. On Return: The earliest departure from Union Island is approx.10:45 am your flight from either St. Lucia or Barbados should depart AFTER 2 pm.
Latest departure time from St. Lucia is 16:15 HOURS. Failure to arrive for check in at this time results in an overnight hotel supplement in St. Lucia and clients will be booked onto the next available flight. Charges for flights may apply for missed connections. Palm Island cannot be held accountable for any charges incurred by missed connections due to incoming international services. Amendments to flights may incur additional charges.
On Return: Earliest departure from Union Island is 10:45 am
Allowance of 1 standard piece of carry-on luggage per passenger not to exceed 13 lbs. Free checked baggage allowance will be one (1) bag per passenger not to exceed 44 lbs. A second checked bag not to exceed 44 lbs will be US$50 per bag. A third checked bag not to exceed 44 lbs will be US$100.00 per bag. The maximum number of checked bags allowed per passenger will be 3 bags. We always recommend traveling light and bringing the minimum amount of luggage to avoid airport and transfer delays.
Due to the limitations of inter-island flights, there is the possibility that a guest's luggage may not arrive at Palm Island at the same time the guest arrives. Therefore, we require all guests booked at Palm Island to pack a carry on bag with a change of clothes and necessary toiletries in the event their checked luggage does not arrive at Palm Island until the following day.