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There are various airlines flying directly into St. Thomas. The airport code is STT. Flights are also daily from Puerto Rico, code SJU. Once in the USVI, short flights will take you to St. Croix or the British Virgin Islands including Virgin Gorda.
Check out our Blog about Getting to the BVI!! Whether you choose to fly into St. Thomas or directly into Tortola, we have your answers (hopefully) covered here!
There are no longer any more COVID restrictions when traveling U.S. OR British Virgin Islands by air or sea. Traveling into the USVI you will be required to show a valid government form of ID (unless you are from outside the US, in which you will be required to have the passport from your home Country).
Traveling into and out of the BVI as a US Citizen, you will be required to only have a valid, non-expired U.S. Passport.
The British Virgin Islands require a valid passport. The following measures are to be adhered to by all non-British Virgin Islanders entering the Territory: Bona fide visitors may be granted entry for up to one month at the ports of entry, provided that they possess return (or ongoing) tickets, evidence of adequate means of support and pre-arranged accommodations during their stay. Visitors wishing to stay longer will need to apply for an extension.
Please check for visa requirements if you are a US citizen. Non-US citizens should check the requirements for entry to the US Virgin Islands if traveling through the USVI and BVI.
From North America:
U.S. citizens traveling by air to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda must present a passport or other WHTI-compliant documentation to enter or depart from the United States.
For Canadian and United States citizens, a passport is required.
European citizens need a valid passport to enter the British Virgin Islands. However visitors that are residents of certain countries require a visa in order to enter the BVI.
From the Caribbean:
Please note that citizens from some islands may need to obtain a visa to visit the British Virgin Islands. Visitors from these Caribbean islands need to have a visa in order to enter the BVI.
The casual atmosphere of the Virgin Islands is one of our favorite things about this dreamy paradise. Warm sun-drenched days blend seamlessly into magical sunsets and star-studded nights. The warm breeze off of the ocean keeps you comfortable into the midnight hour. Whether you are lounging on board or looking to explore the islands by land, pack for comfort. We have put together a guide to help you with the daunting question – what the heck do I bring?
A comfortable pair of sandals that go with everything. These will be your main choice for dining on shore, shopping, and exploring the streets. Pack a pair of sneakers or a close-toed casual shoe for hiking trails, scooter rentals, and travel days. Shoes aren’t typically allowed to be worn on board but if you need that arch support – bring a brand new pair with a light-colored sole.
Bring plenty of bathing suits as this will be your daily uniform on board. A couple of cover-up dresses, sarongs, kimonos, sun protection shirts, hats, and polarized sunnies are needed as well. The only thing that can hurt you down here is the sun and it shines a little brighter close to the equator. Your yacht will have plenty of reef-safe sunscreen on board to keep you protected all week long but truly the best solution is covering your skin during mid-day.
Shorts, sandals, and short sleeves are acceptable everywhere here. Anything from a T to a button-down, pack what you are most comfortable in. Skirts and dresses in lighter-weight fabrics are suitable for the Caribbean climate. Be sure to pack a lightweight jacket and a sweater for the cooler temps at night.
Your yacht provides Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Body Lotion, Hand Soap, Reef Safe Sunscreen, and Aloe Vera After Sun. Your yacht also provides a hairdryer in each stateroom head, but we encourage you to go natural and embrace life as a sailor.
Remember to pack any prescription drugs you require. Also, be sure to have your camera (you’ll want one!), and chargers for your electronic devices. Your yacht has a selection of music, but you are encouraged to bring your favorite tunes too! We recommend downloading playlists in advance so you are good to start a dance party at any given moment.
Please pack your belongings in soft luggage for easy storage within a small cabinet in your stateroom. Hard-sided luggage can cause damage to the beautiful interior of the yacht and therefore is appreciated when left at home.
Your yacht supplies local rums, vodka, gin, whiskey, tequila, mixers, beer, soda, & wine. Imported/premium spirits, vintage wines, and premium champagnes are not included. You may bring them on board with you, mail them to your crew ahead of your charter, OR request these items in advance of your charter to be purchased by the crew, in which payment will be accepted upon arrival.
- Vaccination Cards
- Scuba Diving Certification Cards
- Travel Insurance Policy
Your cell phones will work in most areas in the Virgin Islands as if you were at home, although AT&T works best. If entering the BVI, Digicel is the main service provider, so be sure to contact your provider prior to arrival to ensure you have the correct plan for international travel should you wish to use your cellular plan.
Your yacht is equipped with WiFi that functions throughout the Virgin Islands. Keep in mind, there may be some weaker spots.
The currency in the US and the British Virgin Islands is the good ol’ American Dollar.
It is customary in the industry to tip the crew at the end of your charter. The amount you leave is totally at your discretion and should be based on the level of service provided. The suggested gratuity is 15-20% of the list price of your charter. Cash or Check is welcome for the gratuity. While it is a lovely gesture, taking the crew out to eat, or buying them drinks, should not be considered part of the gratuity and you are not obligated to invite the crew to join you ashore, either.
Your Crew will be in contact with you after reviewing your preference sheet to go over the final details. Anytime you need anything, have any questions or are unsure, please make the crew aware and they will get you pointed in the right direction.