Now that American Airlines/American Eagle has restored its service to Martinique’s Fort de France airport (FDF), there are, once again numerous options for getting to this “island of flowers” in the French West Indies.  AA flights connect through Miami (MIA) or San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU).

Air France flies to and from Miami, Florida (MIA) to FDF with stops in Port au Prince, Haiti and Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe. Recently Fall 2016, Air France is undercutting the traditionally high American Airlines fares. But, Air France is only to Miami, you'll probably need another ticket to get from there to home. 

The newest and cheapest, by far, is Norwegian Air Shuttle. They fly from Boston, New York (JFK) and Baltimore, Maryland. There fares can be extremely cheap, but the prices go up as the seats are sold. There service is seasonal, from November to April, but may have expanded by the time you read this. 

If you would like to do some island hopping as part of your trip, it is easy to get to and from Martinique by ferry service. The ferries travel to Guadeloupe, Dominica and St. Lucia.  L’Express des Iles has the most choices of routes; Brudey Freres is another company serving the islands. Not to be forgotten, are the ferries from Le Marin, Martinique to Rodney Bay (Gros Ilets), St Lucia. One is called the Capo Rosso and leaves from the Marina, next to the Indigo floating restaurant. This trip is only about 1 1/2 hours and is done as a day trip, or you can stay overnight.

It is also possible, but generally more pricey, to island hop by plane. You can check out the local airlines such as LIAT, Air Caraibes or Air Antilles.