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18 Weekly Flights from Puerto Rico to Tortola with interCaribbean

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interCaribbean Airways is pleased to announce a major increase in air service to commence double daily services effective from December 19th, 2016 and triple daily 4 times a week. This new AM and PM services give the opportunity for business and leisure travelers in the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to visit for a day, and be home in …

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Offshore Sailing School Expands Adventure Sailing Programs

Offshore Sailing School's BVI Flotilla

With the launch of Colgate Offshore Sailing Adventures™ this year, Offshore Sailing School is doubling its focus on special sailing events at its key resort operations and broadening the scope of its cruising program for graduates and sailing enthusiasts. “As we head into our 53rd year of teaching sailing and organizing sailing adventures, we have made two exciting strategic business …

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Win a Charter Vacation to the BVI

Win a TRIP to the BVI

As an official stopover partner of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, the only North American stopover from May 5 – 17, 2015; Sunsail has launched the Live Your Dreams trip giveaway that gives adventurers a chance to win a vacation of a lifetime (without the sub-zero temperatures experienced in the VOR). While the Volvo Ocean Race is an …

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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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Where to Eat & Drink in the BVI

At the top end, Caribbean dining stands toe to toe with anything on offer in major North American or European cities, not least because a trail of renowned chefs have made their way to the Caribbean to take charge of restaurants in the luxury resorts. The real joy, however, is discovering those unannounced roadside stalls and beach bars where the …

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Where to Go in the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands resemble a school of humpback whales on their way to somewhere else. Ships and flights arrive in Tortola, a fairly modest island with untroubled natural beauty, but the signature attraction is on Virgin Gorda, where the smooth boulders of The Baths offer one of the region’s best snorkeling spots. Divers are drawn to the Rhone National …

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Scrub Island Resort Offers LOCAL RATE!

Enjoy the Water Slide at Scrub Island

Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina is offering an incredible local rate offer that residents of the British Virgin Islands and St. Thomas can take advantage of through December 20. Scrub Island Resort is a delightful discovery, an experience that won’t be forgotten any time soon and an adventure in luxury living at a resort like no other. On Scrub Island, …

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