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Save 25% Off Hotels in the US Virgin Islands on Cyber Monday

UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS OFFERS BLACK FRIDAY/CYBER MONDAY SALE Travelers can save 25 percent off hotel rates and enjoy $500 in VI Spending Credits

Travelers can save 25 percent off hotel rates and enjoy $500 in VI Spending Credits The United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has announced a Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale, providing travelers with a value-added getaway to experience St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas in the new year. Beginning on Friday, November 25 (Black Friday), through Monday, …

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How does Cuba affect USVI Tourism?

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The heat is already being felt by the other Caribbean islands about the potential of opening up Cuba to the US Citizens for Tourism… STATEMENT BY BEVERLY NICHOLSON-DOTY, COMMISSIONER OF TOURISM, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS President Obama’s announcement of plans to normalize relations with Cuba has a number of positive implications for relations between the two countries. This change in relationship …

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Things to Know BEFORE You Go to the USVI

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. USVI …

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How to Get to the USVI

Airports and airlines: Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas (STT) and Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix (STX). Most flights from US connect in San Juan. 2 1⁄2 hours from Miami. Non-stop and connecting filghts with AA, Continental, Delta, US Airways, Spirit, JetBlue and United. Cape Air, Air St. Thomas and Liat fly inter-island routes. Seaplane service between …

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How to Get Around in the USVI

Drive on the LEFT Rental cars are relatively cheap and probably the best way to get around , but all traffic drives on the left. All the big brands are represented at the airport, with local companies also part of the action. Be warned that there is only one gas station in St John, in Cruz Bay. That said, most …

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Where to Stay in the USVI

5,000 rooms, 57% occupancy. Overview Some top resorts in St. Thomas, mainly around Charlotte Amalie and East End, close to the best beaches, with plenty on offer for families with kids. The Marriot and Ritz Carlton are the flagship resorts, but there are plenty of guest houses and villas for rent. In St. John, most of the hotels are low-impact, …

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