ICCCN 2008

Visit US Virgin Islands!

The United States Virgin Islands is the most popular tourist destination in the Caribbean. The US Virgin Islands consists of three islands: St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John.

How to get to St. Thomas?

Major airport: St Thomas Island Cyril E King (code: STT)

The following major airlines offer services from U.S. mainland to St. Thomas:

The following local airlines provide service between St. Thomas and St. Croix, and San Juan (Puerto Rico) and St. Thomas/St. Croix

Transportation

Taxi

Taxis are common throughout St. Thomas.

Buses

Charlotte Amalie (the main city in St. Thomas) offers city buses for local transport and to and from the airport. For more information, call the VITRAN office at 774-5678.

Rental car

Most major rental companies and several local rental companies rent automobiles on St. Thomas. The major issue here is "drive on the left!" Please also remember to obey all speed limits and fasten your seat belt.

Sightseeing

The following local airlines provide service between St. Thomas and St. Croix, and San Juan (Puerto Rico) and St. Thomas/St. Croix

Ferries to St. John island (where you can find one of the top ten beaches in the world!)

Passenger and car ferries from St. Thomas to St. John depart from Charlotte Amalie and Red Hook (on the east side of St. Thomas). Ferries to and from Red Hook and Cruz Bay take between 15 and 20 minutes; ferries to and from Charlotte Amalie and Cruz Bay take approximately 45 minutes.

The schedules are as follows:

  • Red Hook to Cruz Bay, St. John: 6:30 am and 7:30 am, then each hour 8 am to midnight
  • Cruz Bay to Red Hook, St. Thomas: Each hour, 6 am to 11 pm
  • Charlotte Amalie to Cruz Bay, St. John: 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:30 pm
  • Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas: 7:15 am, 9:15 am, 11:15 am, 1:15 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:45 pm

Attractions

  • St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

  • Trunk Bay Beach, St. John, US Virgin Islands

  • Caneel Bay Beach, St. John, US Virgin Islands

  • Cinnamon Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands

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