NONE of the Bahamas is under US control. The Bahamas is an independent nation and generally resents any US attempts of dictating policy. There are direct flights from Canada to the Bahamas, so there would be no need for your friends to go via the US.
August, September, and early October are traditionally the months of highest risk. If you are traveling or residing in this region during hurricane season, please monitor weather reports regularly. Plan ahead and consider what you may do if a hurricane or tropical storm develops.
While meal prices in the Bahamas can vary, the average cost of food in the Bahamas is BS$45 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in the Bahamas should cost around BS$18 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner.Jun 8, 2021
The Bahamian government is very open to international visitors and people who are looking to settle down on some of the islands. You can obtain an annual and permanent residency permit. The cost of the former one is only $100, and it has to be renewed each year.Jan 28, 2020
Eight rookie mistakes to avoid in the Bahamas
- TRAVELLING DURING HURRICANE SEASON IN THE BAHAMAS.
- RIDING IN UNMARKED TAXIS IN THE BAHAMAS.
- TAKING A CRUISE TO THE BAHAMAS.
- STICKING TO THE ATLANTIS IN THE BAHAMAS.
- EXPECTING PUNCTUALITY ON THE ISLAND.
- TRANSACTING WITH BEACH VENDORS IN THE BAHAMAS.
Tropical Places You Can Visit Without a Passport: Carribean
- St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.
- St. John, US Virgin Islands.
- St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.
- San Juan, Puerto Rico.
- Culebra, Puerto Rico.
- Key West, Florida.
- Miami, Florida.
- Anna Maria Island, Florida.
Nigeria Passport Visa-free Travel 2021
For visits NOT exceeding 30 days: An original Alien Registration Card (Green Card) is required, along with a national passport (passport from country of birth). For visits exceeding 30 days: A valid national passport and a Bahamas visa are required for U.S. resident non-citizens wishing to stay longer than 30 days.
Airlines operating direct flights from the USA to the Bahamas include Delta (www.delta.com) and JetBlue (www.jetblue.com). Silver Airways (www.silverairways.com) connects Fort Lauderdale with Bimini. Major airports are: Nassau Lynden Pindling International Airport and Grand Bahama International Airport.