Traveling from Europe and looking for alternatives? Here is a great option to travel from the UK to Honduras that is not usually found in the search engines!
The majority of European travelers would love to avoid going through the hassle of traveling through the USA. Even for a short couple of hour’s layover at the airport, you are required to go through the whole process of immigration and customs, and you are not even going to go past the airport! There are several different options to fly from the UK to Central America, but most of them make you go through the USA. The alternatives to avoid the USA are limited, you could take Iberia direct from Madrid to San Jose Costa Rica, Guatemala City or San Salvador; however we all know that the service Iberia provides is not known to be top quality. This leaves another option to fly from the UK to Central America via Amsterdam, with nonstop service through Panama City.
However there is a great alternative to flying from the UK to Honduras, in Central America, and this is using the service of British Airways from London Heathrow to Georgetown, Grand Cayman. Service operates 4 times a week, and although it does not have a connecting service the day of arrival, you do have next day service using Cayman Airways to the city of La Ceiba in the Caribbean Coast of Honduras.
I don’t know about you, but the idea of spending a night or even a couple of them in Grand Cayman sure beats the idea of spending a night in Miami, Houston or Atlanta….
Cayman Airways offers service between Georgetown, Grand Cayman and La Ceiba twice a week, using a modern Boing 737 jetliner. Flying time is just over an hour, and is usually very affordable service. The return flight from La Ceiba to the UK has a layover of just a couple of hours, making the connection a breeze!
Best of all is that your port of entry into Honduras will be the city of La Ceiba, world famous for both its Carnival in the month of May as well as for the outstanding National Parks that surround it! Plan on spending a few days here, and allow me to give you a tip: Consider staying at the Cangrejal River Valley. A truly unique and beautiful micro destination within La Ceiba, where you will have many different adventure or nature tours to choose from. Trip advisor has several award winning hotels in this area, including the charming La Villa de Soledad B&B.