jaldeborgh
@jaldeborgh
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Joined: September 29, 2018 7:36 am
Last seen: July 21, 2024 12:52 pm
Topics: 8 / Replies: 525
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RE: USA today VI article

The reality is most tourists are just looking to relax and let loose a little, the island’s history is not on their radar screens. No question the i...

1 week ago
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RE: Unscrupulous Contractor

We’ve done a bunch of work to our property over the past 5 years, both inside and out, including building a garage. Never had an issue but we never u...

1 month ago
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RE: Passport renewal

I used Hughes photo, was fast and easy. I also used the expedite service on the passport Website. I think I had my new passport in about 2.5 weeks. ...

1 month ago
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RE: If you are thinking of moving to the Virgin Islands, read this.

Island life is great, if you know what you’re looking for and you get the math right on the cost of living. I also don’t disagree with the recommend...

3 months ago
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RE: RN looking to relocate

Definitely a shortage of skilled nurses on St. Croix, so finding work should be easy. The idea of becoming a traveling nurse to give the Territory a ...

4 months ago
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RE: Visiting STX in 3 weeks. Will my AT&T iPhone still work on STX?

The only thing to confirm is your phone plan covers the USVI. Virtually all plans will include the territory. The hardware isn’t a problem.

4 months ago
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RE: Liberty phone service

I’m a long time T-Mobile customer from Massachusetts, we live seasonally a little east of the Buccaneer and have had minimal issues with our service. ...

4 months ago
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RE: Extended house closing

Can you better define extended period of time? They make solar battery tenders for your vehicles if you don’t have access to an outlet. Obviously t...

5 months ago
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RE: Import fee for materials brought to St John from mainland

I’ve used Blue Ocean for both vehicles and 20’ containers, a couple of times for each. Never had an issue and they were easy to work with. We moved ...

6 months ago
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RE: Shipping a jeep to stt for personal use and to rent it out weekly to guests at our airbnb

For rental vehicles, yes, all drivers must be listed, the rental companies are always very specific on that point. For personal vehicles I believe oc...

6 months ago
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RE: Shipping a jeep to stt for personal use and to rent it out weekly to guests at our airbnb

Personally, I’d simply make sure the insurance covers anyone driving the Jeep, just like your homeowners insurance covers guests, and say to your rent...

6 months ago
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RE: Vehicle insurance companies

I agree that’s not a bad price for the island. I live on STX and pay $6,700 for our two vehicles, a 2018 Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited and a 2019 Jeep C...

7 months ago
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RE: how to become a citizen there

As the USVI is a US Territory and it’s population are US citizens, I suspect the process for gaining citizenship is no different than if you were in o...

8 months ago
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RE: Where have all the posters gone?

Good question, this site was helpful when we were looking to buy a home just about 5 years ago. I’ve also enjoyed the knowledgeable and civil discuss...

9 months ago
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RE: Please help

Not sure what your looking for or whether you require employment. That said the three islands are very different. St. John is the most picturesque b...

10 months ago
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RE: Insurance on Wood Frame Homes in the VI

there are different types of homeowners insurance. For example we still have coverage for everything except windstorm coverage. So we have liability...

11 months ago
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RE: Electrician on STX

I’ve used both Adam’s Electric and Braverly Joseph (BJ Electric) on fairly major jobs. I would recommend both. They’re both busy so scheduling is th...

11 months ago
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RE: Another mystery death in the VI

Very sad no matter the cause, I doubt much will come of the families protests, unfortunately.

11 months ago
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RE: A Tesla on St. Croix?

Your memory is better than mine “The vehicles will be positioned across multiple agencies, with 15 vehicles assigned to the central government and 8 j...

11 months ago
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RE: Insurance on Wood Frame Homes in the VI

Essentially, yes. I’m retired and we have a “nest egg” that is professionally managed. Since buying our place we’ve not taken roughly $100K from tha...

11 months ago
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RE: Insurance on Wood Frame Homes in the VI

When we closed on our home in January 2019 the insurance quote was $26K with windstorm coverage and $6K without windstorm on the policy. We’ve chosen...

12 months ago
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RE: 50 pound dog

My daughter, that lives in Bozeman, MT has a Golden Retriever that’s over 50 pounds, she got the dog certified/registered as a service dog and had no ...

12 months ago
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RE: Insurance on Wood Frame Homes in the VI

I’ve been hearing similar things for the past few months. I don’t think this is confined to the USVI, I’ve heard Florida has seen homeowner rates sky...

12 months ago
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RE: Container / Moving Help

@miamistylez We had a phased move to the island and we’re retired seasonal residents. What that means is when we sold our primary home north of Bo...

1 year ago
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