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Things to Know BEFORE You Go to the BVI

Essential Information US, Canadian and EU visitors will not find any Caribbean island which requires an entry visa, although US visitors require special permission to visit Cuba. Travel insurance is recommended for any trip to the Caribbean, particularly emergency evacuation coverage in case airlift is required. Check also that insurance policies cover so-called dangerous activities such as scuba diving. BVI …

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How to Get to the BVI

Airports and airlines: Terrence B. Lettsome Airport (EIS), often referred to as Beef Island. Most flights connect through Puerto Rico, St. Thomas or St. Maarten. No direct flights from US or Europe. Charter service from Tortola to Virgin Gorda (VIJ), August George Airport, Anegada (NGD) and Peter Island. Cape Air and Seaborne operate flights to Puerto Rico and St. Thomas. …

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How to Get Around in the BVI

Car rental is easy to find on Virgin Gorda and Tortola, across from the yacht harbor and in Road Town respectively. Otherwise, open-air taxis with bench seats and canopies, carrying up to 12 passengers, cover the main routes. Fares are fixed. Tourists tend to go for the cheap open-air safari buses, which hold up to 20 people and offer the …

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Where to Stay in the BVI

2,000 rooms, 67% Overview Spans the full range from local guesthouses on the more remote islands of Anegada and Jost Van Dyke to luxury private islands such as Necker and Little Thatch Island Deals Check BVI Tourism for a large list of local inns and guest houses where rooms rarely pass the $100/night barrier. Highlights Peter Island has five private …

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