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Cheap Flights to Turks and Caicos Islands

With a total of 40 islands, the Turks and Caicos Islands are great for a tropical vacation getaway. The sun shines an average of 360 days per year, so you can enjoy the white, sandy beaches year-round. Another reason people love to visit Turks and Caicos Islands is because United States money is accepted, meaning there's no hassle with transferring currency for travelers taking flights to Providenciales Airport (PLS).

Flights to Turks and Caicos Islands

It's possible to find cheap flights to Turks and Caicos Islands via the two main airports that serve the islands. Providenciales Airport (PLS) sits on the island of Providenciales. Ten major airlines have flights to Turks and Caicos Islands, including American, JetBlue and Delta. Most of the surrounding cities and resorts are within a 15 to 20-minute drive of the airport, such as COMO Parrot Cay, Royal West Indies Resort and the Miramar Resort. It's easy to hop in a taxi and get to your destination for about $25 plus tip.

JAGS McCartney International Airport (GDT) is on Grand Turk Island. The airport only serves InterCarribbean Airways and Caicos Express Airways for passengers taking flights to Turks and Caicos Islands who are ultimately heading to Providenciales and Salt Cay.

Attractions in Turks and Caicos Islands

Of the 40 Turks and Caicos Islands, people live on only eight of these islands. If you'd like to enjoy private beaches, it's possible to hire a boat and head over to one of the uninhabited islands like Fort George Cay. When visiting Salt Cay, pull out your binoculars for an afternoon of whale watching. If you decide to visit Grand Turk Island, horseback riding and parasailing are fun pastimes. Middle Caicos is the perfect island to visit if you'd like to hike through a few caves.

There are plenty of water activities to enjoy all over the islands. Snorkeling, kayaking and diving are some of the most popular activities. However, don't be afraid to try a water sport like kiteboarding, which is found on Grace Bay Beach and Long Bay Beach. Kiteboarding is similar to windsurfing in that a kite helps you jump and fly through the air and water. If you'd like to try an activity that's not as fast-paced, try stand-up paddle boarding. Available in Providenciales, stand-up paddle boarding is an excellent way to see the different creatures that live in shallow waters. Be prepared to come across turtles, conch and small sharks.

Travel Tips for Turks and Caicos Islands

If you book cheap flights to Turks and Caicos Islands during the holiday season, you can see the New Years' fireworks show above Grace Bay Beach, which is second to none.

If you're a lover of conch, you're visiting the right set of islands as conch is a signature part of most dishes such as conch salad and conch fritters. There are a few Bahamian and Jamaican influences within the cuisine: It's not hard to find jerk chicken or fish somewhere on a menu.

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