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Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

thehallfamily8
March 07, 2017 08:37AM

Registered: 1 year ago
Posts: 11

Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 . We would like a Longterm Rental 2-3 br as we are Moving To St Thomas or St Croix but preferably St Thomas.
Any leads and or suggestions would be helpful.
Any cheap airlines and or sites with discounted airlines as well.

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

vicanuck
March 07, 2017 11:56AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 2,262

Define economical...

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

Alana33
March 07, 2017 01:25PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,793

You're moving mid March but not sure which island?
Not much of a advance planner are you?

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

pilatesgal318
March 07, 2017 05:40PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 406

As vicanuck said, please define economical. The only way any of us can possibly assist you is if you give us a price range...

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

East Ender
March 07, 2017 10:19PM

Registered: 13 years ago
Posts: 4,909

Re: your question about airlines...check American and Delta. Not sure if anyone would consider them discounted, but if you are coming to live in the VI, you will learn that discounted is a dream anyway. ;-)

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

Scubadoo
March 07, 2017 10:38PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,972

I haven't seen discounted airfares to the VI for several years. They used to have regular sales to the VI but no more.

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

AandA2VI
March 08, 2017 12:18PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 2,179

Hahaha. Oh a good laugh for this morning for me. I'd really do thing your "move" here. Nothing is cheap.... not even boose or cigs soon.

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

Alana33
March 08, 2017 04:53PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,793

I believe the OP has posted before but I just find it difficult to perceive how someone with a wife and 6 kids has not prepared enough tho is moving within a week and doesn't know what island they're moving to!

Have you done your homework?
Have you researched the costs of feeding a family of 8 and everything else associated with the high cost of living in the VI?

Have you checked on jobs, where your children will be attending school, how you're going to get everyone back and forth without a vehicle, where you're staying upon arrival?

The other thing, as I landlord, myself, I would never rent a 2 bedroom apartment to 8 people, big and small!

Do you have enough money to pay, first last, security, buy food, set up utilities, bare bones furnish someplace, if not provided?

Maybe you should check yourself if you don't yet have answers to these questions.

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

skrussell13
March 10, 2017 12:50AM

Registered: 1 year ago
Posts: 5

skyscanner.com for airfares is a great website. I book most of my trips through here.

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

AandA2VI
March 10, 2017 03:02AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 2,179

Sky scanner has really let me down. Back 4-5 years ago it was the best! Now I only use google flights as I find the best fares. I do check sky scanner, travolicy and cheap tickets to compare though but GF is always cheaper now days.

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

daveb722
March 10, 2017 08:39AM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 472

Quote
AandA2VI
Sky scanner has really let me down. Back 4-5 years ago it was the best! Now I only use google flights as I find the best fares. I do check sky scanner, travolicy and cheap tickets to compare though but GF is always cheaper now days.

I actually have found Kayak to have the best prices. I use airfarewatchdog, which aggregates a bunch of sites and Kayak is always the best. Skyscanner isn't all that great when it comes to pricing, same goes with Hopper.

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

vicanuck
March 10, 2017 01:47PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 2,262

I just buy directly from the airline. I've had issues in the past the companies like CheapOair and the like. Plus, I generate so many AA points using my Citi AAdvantage Mastercard for all my business purchases that I rarely pay outright for flights anyway.

Re: Need Economical Extended Stay by Mid March 2017 / Longterm Rental 2-3 br Moving To St Thomas or St Croix

stxsailor
March 10, 2017 03:09PM

Registered: 2 years ago
Posts: 467

Its usually best to buy directly from the airline. If flight times change many times the travel sites don't notify the customers. The airline automation updates and sends messages or calls automatically but in the case of a travel site it gets lost in cyber space.

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