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6 Great Visa-Free Countries For Caribbean Nationals to Visit in 2017

1. South Africa

South-Africa
Every time I think about South Africa I get so excited about its diversity, its remarkable landscape and it’s history. There is so much to see and know about the most Southern African country. South Africa has so much to offer, from its ridged coastlines to its exotic safaris. If you are concerned about the language, nothing to worry about here, South Africa has over 10 different official languages with English being one them. Considering giving South Africa a visit! It is currently on my itinerary for 2017.

To visit South Africa from the Caribbean, you would want to consider travelling via Panama as to avoid visa- restrictions.
*If you are a current US visa holder, you could connect in the US which would be a cheaper option.

2. Singapore

Singapore
This is probably a country most Caribbean nationals haven’t thought about travelling to even though it is visa-free. Here are some facts about Singapore: (i) It is located in Asia, right off Southern Malaysia. (ii) It is predominantly known for its global financial centre. (iii) The current population is a little over 5 million people. (iv) Singapore has 4 official languages including English.

Singapore is a visa-free country for Caribbean nationals, but can still be a challenge to visit as most flights (if not all) have a connection in the USA. Not A US visa holder… applying for a transit visa is an option.

Caribbean Nationals are allotted up to 30 days per visit.

3. The Philippines

Philippines
Never seen so much turquoise blue waters in one place. If you are up for a little tropical adventure in South-East Asia then the Philippines is a good visa-free country. It’s affordable and English is spoken there.
*You will need to be a US visa holder, or apply for a transit visa for connection purposes.

4. Kenya

Kenya
For the longest time, I have been dreaming about visiting Kenya. Kenya is said to have one of the best Safaris and also a country with very friendly people. Not to mention, it’s all visa-free.

Though, visiting Kenya to experience one of it’s safaris can be a little pricey, you might want to consider having a larger budget for this one.

5. Cuba

cuba
From all my travel experiences around the Caribbean, Cuba is probably one of the most exotic places I’ve been. From the architecture to the people to the history and to the shiny vintage looking cars, visiting Cuba is a win-win situation. I am excited to re-visit soon and longer than just 13 days this time.

However, you will need to visit a Cuban Consulate for a visa card. Don’t worry, it is not an actual visa, just a card with your personal details to enter the country along with your passport.

In the past, I purchased mine for only $15. Prices might vary depending on your current location.

6. Fiji

fiji
Over the Christmas break, I was randomly going through flights to see where I could fly to in 2017 on my Jamaican Passport. Fiji came to mind as it is a country that doesn’t require a visa, and as a person who travels for a living, I tend to make use of the countries like those. A few months ago I was talking to a friend who visited Fiji. The experiences shared were… let’s just say got me thinking and ever so often I search for flight deals. It’s visa-free and promises to be a very interesting country, so why not take the chance to visit.

A few months ago I was talking to a friend who visited Fiji. The experiences shared were… let’s just say it got me thinking and ever so often I would search for flight deals to Fiji. Fifi 2017 anyone? It’s visa-free and promises to be a very interesting country, so why not take the chance to visit.
*You will need to be a US visa holder, or apply for a transit visa for connection purposes.

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