Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, sunny Kingston, Jamaica is the quintessential tropical paradise. Hike through the airy Blue Mountains, be dazzled by exotic birds on an Arrowhead Birding Tour, and finish with a hot cup of java from Mavis Bank Coffee Factory.
Afterwards, relax at any of Kingston's numerous world-class spas. A guided tour will offer the best way to find your niche on the island.
Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) is one of three international airports on the island of Jamaica. Travelers will be surprised to find there are no hotels in the near vicinity of Norman Manley International. The closest options for lodging and meals are within the city of Kingston, a short distance from the airport. Several hotels offer direct shuttle transportation for a fee, but renting a car allows for efficient transportation throughout your stay. Take the A4 motorway, known as the Norman Manley Boulevard, for a direct route into the city.
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Flight time from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Kingston will vary depending on whether your flight is nonstop or if there is a layover involved. Nonstop flights clock in at about three hours and 50 minutes. With a layover, total travel time may be over six hours. Nonstop flights are generally less costly, but not by a large margin.