Flights to Puerto Rico: practical information
Cheap airlines to Puerto Rico
Planning a trip to the beautiful island of Puerto Rico? Most visitors will touch down on flights to Puerto Rico's biggest airport in San Juan (SJU). Travel is easy onboard flights with United Airlines, US Airways, KLM, among others. Flights also touch down in Aguadilla and Ponce.
When to book flights to Puerto Rico
The weather varies very little between seasons so there's never really a bad time to book a holiday in Puerto Rico. There is little rain in the south but rainfall is expected in the northern highlands.
- Peak season: Practically year-round but winter/spring tends to be most popular.
- Low season: June to November sees the most rainfall.
Flights to London take at least 12 hours from London.
Experience Puerto Rico: what to see, what to do
Puerto Rico is a stunning place, located right in the Caribbean Sea. Christopher Columbus was charmed by it when he first arrived in 1493. From beaches to golf courses, surfing to horseback riding, there's plenty to see and do while visiting.
Essentials in Puerto Rico
Bioluminescent Bays: This is so magical. The bays near Fajardo, Lajas and Vieques are filled with microscopic organisms that light up when moved. Visit at night with a boat or kayak tour.
El Yunque: This is Puerto Rico's rainforest and is a must for any visitor. If you're lucky, you might see the endangered Peurto Rican parrot or hear the Coqui tree frog sing.
Snorkelling: There are plenty of amazing places to go diving and snorkelling but especially off the coast from Fajardo. Organised snorkel trips will take to you some amazing places you'd never find on your own.
Find more information on See Puerto Rico.
Accommodations in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is well outfitted for hotels; there are over 12,000 hotel rooms on the island! Customer service levels are very high and you'll find that most all international hotel brands have properties in Puerto Rico. During busy months, it's important to book your hotels in Puerto Rico in advance.