The Anguilla Tourist Board wishes to advise all travel partners of a change in the island’s seaport Embarkation Tax.

The Ministry of Finance, Economic Development, Investment, Commerce and Tourism of the Government of Anguilla has issued new rates for the island’s Embarkation Tax, payable by all visitors traveling though the seaports. All airport taxes remain the same.

The new rates, which became effective on January 1st, 2008, are as follows:

Adults:     US$20.00 or EC$ 53.00
Children (Under 12 years):     US$ 10.00 or EC$ 26.50

Day-trippers, Anguillians, residents of Anguilla and residents of St. Martin/Saint Maarten will continue to pay the following rates:

Adults:     US$5.00 or EC$ 13.00
Children (Under 12 years):     Free

Anguilla is a pristine and private escape waiting to happen. Wrapped in a beautiful and brilliant turquoise sea this small island features 33 stunning, powder-soft white sand beaches, warm and friendly people, a wide range of first-class lodging options, activities and entertainment that can provide you with fun long into the day and late into the night and more. To learn more about Anguilla, call the Anguilla Tourist Board at 1 877 4ANGUILLA (US) or in Anguilla 1 264 497 2759 or visit