Transportation and General Information

Getting to the Bahamas  and More!

Please note: The 2015 Annual Meetings are taking place outside of the United States of America and a valid passport is required. United States Citizens please visit the www.travel.state.gov website to obtain a valid passport for travel.

Airports and Airlines

The airport code is NAS. Most major airlines offer international service with either non-stop or connecting service into NAS.

The Atlantis Hotel is located approximately 40 minutes from Nassau’s International Airport, where there are several modes of transportation are available to guests. Please note that island transportation is limited and we recommend making reservations at your earliest convenience.

Airport Shuttle

Sunbound Transportation will provide shuttle transportation to and from the airport. You will be met outside the customs area by a Sunbound representative holding a sign. The cost is $30.00 per person each way. To schedule transportation to and from the hotel you must fax your itinerary details directly to SunBound. CLICK HERE to obtain the required reservation form.

Taxi Service

There are a limited amount of taxis located curbside at the baggage claim area at the Nassau International Airport. The approximate cost of a taxi ranges from $32-$40. Charges for additional passengers, bridge tolls, and luggage may apply.

Private Transfers

Private car transfers are available with advance reservations. Drive time is approximately 30 – 45 minutes depending on the time of day. To inquire and to make reservations, visit: www.bahamasexperiencetours.com/reservations.html

Round trip transfers between the Nassau Airport and Atlantis:

Limo - $ 270.00 / up to 6 passengers / plus optional gratuity

SUV - $ 285.00 / up to 4 passengers / plus optional gratuity

Sedan - $ 216.00 / up to 3 passengers / plus optional gratuity

Shuttle Service

Complimentary Bus Shuttle Service operates between The Cove, Royal Towers, Harborside, Coral Towers, Beach Towers, Ocean Club and the Ocean Club Golf Course every 30 minutes.

Currency

The U.S. dollar is the preferred and commonly used currency in the Bahamas.

Electricity

The resort has a voltage capacity of 110V for U.S. and Canadian electric razors, hair dryers and other standard electrical equipment used in guest rooms. All European appliances require an adapter.

Concierge & Amenities

For a full listing of local attractions visit, http://www.atlantis.com/thingstodo.aspx

Time Zone

Nassau Bahamas operates on the Easter Time Zone (EST).Phone and Internet Communications

Wi-Fi is available for purchase throughout the resort inclusive of the convention center area. Some U.S. cell phone carriers provide coverage in the Bahamas. Before you leave home, be sure to check with your provider for any applicable roaming fees or set up requirements. Prepaid calling cards are also popular for keeping in touch with home.

Dress Code

We encourage meeting attendees to dress casually and comfortably. Jackets and ties are not required for any business or networking events. If you plan to be outdoors in the evening, a jacket may be preferred.

Parking at the Atlantis

Valet parking is available at $16 per day or self-parking is available at an hourly rate and is $18 for 12-24 hours.

 

 

 

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