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shangirl
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December 16, 2015 3:05 am  

What other islands can you easily get to from STT?


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lescooper
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December 16, 2015 3:46 am  

Any of them. By seaplane...


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shangirl
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December 16, 2015 3:56 am  

Which Island have ferry service between them?


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December 16, 2015 5:06 am  

STT, STJ, BVI

Maybe soon STX and STT again when they finish building the new boat.


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December 16, 2015 8:28 am  

Water Island, St John, Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Tortola by regularly scheduled ferries:

http://www.vinow.com/travel/virgin-islands-ferry-schedules/


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December 16, 2015 10:32 am  

scubadoo, which year might that be?


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OldTart
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December 16, 2015 10:57 am  

Spring 2016. See last paragraph this article:

http://stthomassource.com/content/news/local-news/2015/09/01/st-croix-company-builds-one-fastest-boats-world


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December 16, 2015 11:18 am  

lol, if that holds true


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February 11, 2016 11:08 pm  

Is there no way for under $100 to travel from St. Croix to St. Thomas or any of the other close islands, BVI, etc?

I will be moving to St. Croix but I'm wondering if not being able to cheaply island hop on weekends will start to feel isolated?

Tankgurl


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February 11, 2016 11:11 pm  

Not from STX. It's a big island so you'll have plenty to explore but the less expensive island hopping is from STT/STJ.


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February 11, 2016 11:21 pm  

Ok thanks was just double checking.


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February 12, 2016 3:03 am  

Um what are you talking about OT? I fly to STT from STX all the time for about $80 RT - seaplane booked in advance... twice in last two months. Plus seaplane is free parkings so win win. Birthday flight a couple weeks ago Jan was $78rt.

And STX is big-ER but in no way "big" or MORE to explore.


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February 12, 2016 9:54 am  

Um what are you talking about OT? I fly to STT from STX all the time for about $80 RT - seaplane booked in advance... twice in last two months. Plus seaplane is free parkings so win win. Birthday flight a couple weeks ago Jan was $78rt.

And STX is big-ER but in no way "big" or MORE to explore.

Please tell me the secret to getting those low fares. Thank you.


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OldTart
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February 12, 2016 10:08 am  

Um what are you talking about OT? I fly to STT from STX all the time for about $80 RT - seaplane booked in advance... twice in last two months. Plus seaplane is free parkings so win win. Birthday flight a couple weeks ago Jan was $78rt.

And STX is big-ER but in no way "big" or MORE to explore.

Please tell me the secret to getting those low fares. Thank you.

Booking in advance comes in at under $100 for basic RT STX/STT. However, the poster also asked about "any of the other close islands, BVI, etc" and that's simply not doable for under $100. Fares can be checked here:
http://www.seaborneairlines.com/


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February 12, 2016 11:23 am  

LIAT goes to Antigua a couple of days a week from STX and Coastal Air goes to Dominica and Nevis


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February 12, 2016 11:48 am  

LIAT goes to Antigua a couple of days a week from STX and Coastal Air goes to Dominica and Nevis

Not for under $100 as the latest poster asks. You can get from St Croix to anywhere for a price.


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February 12, 2016 2:21 pm  

How far in advance do you have to book to get those great rates? I'm looking at July, and the great fare seats are already sold out.

https://booking.seaborneairlines.com/vars/public/FlightSelect.aspx


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February 12, 2016 2:29 pm  

How far in advance do you have to book to get those great rates? I'm looking at July, and the great fare seats are already sold out.

https://booking.seaborneairlines.com/vars/public/FlightSelect.aspx/blockquote >

Look at the 7 day advance fares - $79.


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February 12, 2016 2:43 pm  

That's EACH WAY. That fare is easy to get.


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OldTart
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February 12, 2016 3:02 pm  

That's EACH WAY. That fare is easy to get.

Yes, seems it is. The confusion for me was that I designated RETURN and wrongfully assumed that that fare was indeed the return fare but now I see that's the fare for each leg. If AandA2VI found a $40 each way it must have been through a super-duper extra-special super saver super special. Or maybe she was strapped onto the pontoon with duct tape and bungee cords ...

Gee, maybe I did know what I was talking about after all. Heavens to Betsy!


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February 12, 2016 3:09 pm  

you might be able to buy a book of tickets to puerto rico, possible stt through seaborne. that would make it cheaper. but not sure of the price


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ms411
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February 12, 2016 4:30 pm  

I frequently get deals going to PR, but would like some for STX.


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February 16, 2016 7:15 pm  

Even if you get a $80 or $90 fare on Seaborne. You still have to pay $25 in baggage fees going and coming (if you're carrying a suitcase). Cape Air charges $158 and up and you get a free suitcase. Unlike Seaborne, Cape Air doesn't charge you $75 rebooking fee to change your ticket, or if you miss your flight. Also, flying to St. Thomas is different than flying to the States, where travel plans may be more firmly "set in stone." As a business traveler,. sometimes you buy a ticket from STX to STT and realize that you need to get to St. Thomas at a different time than previously expected.... why should I pay $75 to change a ticket that is only worth $50-75 each way? Cape Air all the way!


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February 16, 2016 7:37 pm  

Still waiting for poster AandA2VI to advise how she gets that $80 RT fare.


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February 17, 2016 11:11 am  

Seaborne has the $49 one way fare but those are few and far between. That is the cheapest I've seen.


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