Sleeping in Airports

George Town Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our George Town Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

The seat get taken up fast. It seems all the flight out of the grand cayman leave within maybe a two hours window, so it get very packed and loud while waiting for your flight. – a traveller

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at George Town Airport.

What to Expect

  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
  • The airport is currently undergoing renovations and an expansion. Work is expected to be completed by the Summer of 2019.

Where to Sleep

  • As of November 2018, we have no reviews from travellers who have slept in this airport overnight. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

There are currently no pay-per-use lounges at the time of this update.

Airline Lounges

If you are a First or Business Class traveller you may have access to the lounges listed below. For more information, check the airline’s web site.

  • Cayman Airways Sir Turtle Club Lounge – Location: Main Terminal, Airside.

If sleeping in George Town Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Sunset House – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near George Town Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Free WiFi is available at George Town Airport.

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Landside, in the check-In area.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty free shopping is available within the departure lounge. There is a small variety of retail concessions selling souvenirs, snacks and magazines located within both the main terminal and departure lounge.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. There is one dining option at the airport: The Hungry Horse, a full-service restaurant. Location: 2nd Floor, landside. Hours: 6:00AM – 6:00PM.

Information Desk – Mainly a tourism desk for the island, but they can answer general questions about the airport too. Hours: 11:00AM – 9:00PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – Security Officers at the airport can provide basic First Aid services and contact medical authorities if needed.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Post Office – A mailbox is available in the passenger check-in area (landside).

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – Smoking is prohibited anywhere inside the terminal.

The airport is open from 6:00AM – 9:00PM.

As of March 2018, George Town airport is served by the following airlines: Air Canada • American Airlines • British Airways • Cayman Airways/Express • Delta • JetBlue • Southwest Airlines • United Airlines • WestJet.

 

Buses

Bus pick-up must be pre-booked. Visit the airport website for a list of coach companies.

Taxis

The taxi stand is located outside the Arrivals area. Fares are pre-set, and the taxi service will provide a ticket that identifies the licensed cab driver, destination, and fare.

Car Rentals

While there are no car rental agencies onsite, there are many located just across the street from the terminal. Companies include: Alamo • Andy’s • Apex • Avis • Budget • Discount • Dollar • Economy • Firefly • Fox • Hertz • Marshall’s • National • Payless • Thrifty.

Last updated: 2019-03-21

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.