How to get there
The lowest round-trip air fare between Boston and Bermuda at press time was $401 on Delta Airlines.
There are no rental cars in Bermuda, but plenty of taxis, buses, motorbikes, and ferryboats.
Where to stay
The Oxford House
Woodbourne Avenue, Pembroke
Doubles $168 with buffet breakfast, December-March.
Royal Palms Hotel
24 Rosemont Ave., Pembroke
Rooms $160-$180 with buffet breakfast, Dec. 11-Jan. 3.
Where to eat
For a holiday meal, reserve on arrival or in advance. Small restaurants may be closed Christmas or sold out.
Royal PalmsDining room: 441-292-1854
Entrees around $20.
Hamilton Princess76 Pitts Bay, Pembroke
Entrees around $25.
What to do
ShopCredit cards are accepted nearly everywhere. Shopping is centered in Hamilton, St. George's, and the Dockyard. Most stores close Sundays and holidays. Bermuda has no sales tax or value added tax. You can bring home $800 in merchandise and one liter of liquor per person duty-free. (Pick up the liquor at the airport while waiting to catch your flight home.)