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Thank you for your interest in and support of the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Department of Tourism is actively working to recover and rebuild from back-to-back hurricanes. If you have a stay-over vacation scheduled before November 1, 2017, please contact your airline, accommodations provider and/or travel agent, and consider visiting at a later date. Updates on hotel properties are available here. Please visit usviupdate.com for more details as we prepare to welcome visitors back to our shores

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Travel & Transportation

A cozy blend of cosmopolitan charm and unparalleled natural beauty, St. Thomas offers travelers every option to ensure that you keep moving and keep smiling. To reach this $1,600 duty-free shopping paradise, just board a helicopter, water taxi, small charter plane or commercial airplane — there’s no passport required for U.S. citizens. Once you arrive, experience the island at your own speed as you enjoy a friendly taxi tour or soak up the sights behind the wheel of a scooter. St. Thomas also offers the height of Caribbean luxury to all travelers, and the island boasts many upscale limited mobility options, including several ADA-accessible beaches.

Getting Here

The U.S. Virgin Islands has daily, nonstop flights from New York, Newark, Baltimore, Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Chicago and Fort Lauderdale. Connecting flights are available to and from Los Angeles, Dallas, New York, Miami and Atlanta via the San Juan hub. In addition, there's connecting service from Canada, Europe, South America and the Far East. Commuter service between San Juan, St. Croix and St. Thomas is also available. Commuter airlines can transport you between islands in as little as 17 minutes. The seaplane is an exciting way to travel between St. Thomas and St. Croix.

From The US

St. Croix (STX) - American Airlines

Direct Flights From: Miami, San Juan

Phone: 1-800-474-4884
St. Croix (STX) - Delta Air Lines

Direct Flights From: Atlanta

Phone: 1-800-221-1212
St. Croix (STX) - US Airways

Direct Flights From: Charlotte

Phone: 1-800-622-1015
St. Thomas (STT) - American Airlines

Direct Flights From: New York, Boston, Miami, San
Juan

Phone: 1-800-474-4884
St. Thomas (STT) - Continental

Direct Flights From: Newark

Phone: 1-800-231-0856
St. Thomas (STT) - Delta Air Lines

Direct Flights From: Atlanta, New York

Phone: 1-800-221-1212
St. Thomas (STT) - Spirit Airlines

Direct Flights From: Ft. Lauderdale

Phone: 1-800-772-7117
St. Thomas (STT) - United Airlines

Direct Flights From: Chicago, Dulles, Newark

Phone: 1-800-241-6522
St. Thomas (STT) - US Airways

Direct Flights From: Charlotte, Philadelphia

Phone: 1-800-622-1015

From the Caribbean

Air St. Thomas
Phone: 340-776-2722
Air Sunshine
Phone: 340-776-7900
American Eagle
Phone: 1-800-474-4884
Cape Air
Phone: 1-800-352-0714
Leeward Island Air Transport (LIAT)
Phone: 1-866-549-5428
Seaborne Airlines
Phone: 1-888-fly-tour / 340-773-6442

Inter-Island Air Service

Bohlke International Airways
Phone: 800-653-9177 or 340-778-9177
Cape Air
Phone: 800-352-0714
Island Airlines, LLC
Phone: 340-998-9599 or 340-344-3900
Sea Flight (on-demand charter)
Phone: 340-714-3000
Seaborne Airlines
Toll Free: 866-359-8784
Phone: 787-946-7800

Car Rental

Whether renting a vehicle or simply crossing a street, it is vital to remember that you must drive on the left side of the road.Speed limits are 35 mph in the country and 20 mph in town, unless otherwise posted.

Avis Rent-A-Car
Phone: 340-774-1468
Biz Scooter Rentals
Phone: 340-774-5840
Budget Car Rental
Phone: 340-776-5774
Discount Car Rental
Toll Free: 877-478-2833
Phone: 340-776-4858
E-Z Car Rental
Toll Free: 800-524-2027
Phone: 340-775-6255
Hertz Rent A Car
Phone: 340-774-0841
Thrifty Car Rental
Phone: 340-776-1500
Tropical Scooters
Phone: 340-714-7408
Zip Rentals
Phone: 340-715-1501

Ferry Service

Boyson's Inc.

Passenger Car Rates: $50 roundtrip, $30 one way Mon-Fri $40 roundtrip, $25 one way Sat & Sun

Phone: 340-776-6294
Caneel Bay Resort and the Westin St. John

Offer ferry service, at an additional cost, for guests staying at the property. Guests are allowed to use the service to travel to and from the island

Car Ferry travel between St. Thomas and St. John

Another way to explore the islands on your own time! Passengers ride with their car at no additional charge.
Please note: The Port Authority charges a port fee of $4.00 for cars, SUV’s and motorcycles, and $6 for trucks, vans and large SUV’s. The 25-minute ride operates on the hour until 6:15 pm.

Global Marine's Tug Life aka Roanoke

Rates: $50 roundtrip, $35 one way

Phone: 340-779-1739
Love City Car Ferry

Rates: $42 round trip, $27 one-way

Phone: 340-779-4000
Travel between St. Thomas and St. John BY FERRY

By Ferry: Visitors can travel hassle-free between the islands by public ferry.
From Red Hook: Rates: Hourly service between St. Thomas and St. John is available on a 15-minute ferry ride from Red Hook on the east end of St. Thomas into Cruz Bay, St. John. One way, $7.00/Adults and $6.00 VI Residents $1.00/Children ages 2-11. Seniors are $1.50. (VI Residents only, 62 years and up, proof of age must be shown VI senior citizen ID must be shown). Please note: There is a charge of $4.00 per piece for luggage/boxes.

From Charlotte Amalie: Rates: From downtown Charlotte Amalie (45-minute ride), the ferry offers six daily trips to and from St. John.
From STT: 10:00am; 1:00pm; and 5:30pm
From STJ: 8:45am; 11:15am; and 3:45pm
One way, $13.00/$12.00 VI Residents, $26.00 roundtrip/Adults and $3.50/Children ages 2-11. Seniors are $6.00 (VI Residents only, 62 years and up, proof of age must be shown VI senior citizen ID must be shown). Please note: There is a charge of $4.00 per piece for luggage/boxes.

For additional information, please contact: Transportation Services 340-776-6282 or Varlack Ventures 340-776-6412

Travel between St. Thomas and Water Island

Ferry service runs to Phillip’s Landing on Water Island from Crown Bay Marina on St. Thomas. Water Island Ferry: 340-690-4159 Rates: Adults/$5 one-way, $10 roundtrip and Children/$3 one way and $5 roundtrip. Please note: There is a surcharge of $1 per baggage. Weekly, monthly and commuter passes are available. Tickets are sold by the captain once on board. Additional options: For a quick and more private option, Per Dohm’s offers water taxi service at your convenience. The wave-piercing catamaran can take you where you want to go, when you want to go. Daylong charters are available. For pricing and other details, visit www.virginislandswatertaxi.com/Rates.html

Taxi Service

Taxis are available at the airports and ports throughout the island. Rates are approved by the VI Taxi Commissioner and should be posted in all vehicles.

East End Taxi Service
Phone: (340)775-6974
Flamon's Taxi & Island Tours
Independent Taxi Association
Phone: 340-774-0394
Presidential Taxi Service

Book Online & Save BIG on Airport Transfers!!!

Perry Trotman
VI Taxi Association
Phone: 340-774-4550
Wheatley Taxi Service & Tours

Limousine Service

Whether for business or pleasure, you're sure to find a luxury limousine service to suit your needs and make your on-island transportation as easy and carefree as possible.

Executive One Limousine Service
Toll Free: 800-470-3103
Phone: 340-690-7282
Five Star Limo
Phone: 340-714-LIMO (5466)
Gonzi’s Limo & Dignitary Service
Toll Free: 877-422-LIMO (5466)
Phone: 340-775-9363
Honey Bee Limousine Service
Toll Free: 1-866-778-4025
Phone: 340-514-8999
In Search Of, LP
Toll Free: 866-429-3770
Phone: 340-774-2881