FAQs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Here are some common questions related to the US Virgin Islands and St. John.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_toggle title=”What airport do you fly into?” open=”true” el_id=”1604382315163-9f553edc-6977″]Cyril E. King Airport(STT) St. Thomas USVI[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do you get to St. John from St. Thomas?” el_id=”1604382315182-0a45439d-75be”]Ferry or barge out of Red Hook Marina. https://stjohnlinks.com/ferry-and-barges/[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How do you get to the ferry/barge at Red Hook Marina?” el_id=”1604382315200-ff873bcd-f1ad”]Taxi/shuttle van or rental car/jeep for car barge.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How long is the taxi/shuttle ride?” el_id=”1604382315216-e3b41bba-52e1″]45 minutes[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How long is the ferry/barge ride?” el_id=”1604382315241-6d87c690-f404″]The ferry is 15 minutes and the barge is 40 minutes.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What is the cost and schedule of the ferry/barge?” el_id=”1604382456894-22d5b715-4df0″]Refer to their website:  https://stjohnlinks.com/ferry-and-barges/[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Where is there to stay?” el_id=”1604382489366-193ff933-aa28″]St. John has a wide variety of lodging options from local hotels, camping (http://campstjohn.com), to Airbnb’s (https://www.uniqueislandassets.com)(https://www.visitusvi.com/st-john)[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What is St. John like?” el_id=”1604382532122-96aa6690-1a44″]St. John is the smallest of the 3 islands in the USVI.  For U.S. citizens, you will not have to pay customs fees or require a passport. The island is about 8 miles long and 3 miles wide.  They don’t have an airport, traffic light or any franchises.  It’s like going back in time.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What to do?” el_id=”1604382549851-396cbbbf-e7eb”]Swimming, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, sup boarding, parasailing, boating, sailing, fishing and relaxing.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What are the beaches like?” el_id=”1604382573477-b2bebe6a-0a12″]The beaches are pristine.  Most of the island is part of the U.S. National Park and is undeveloped.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What is the weather like?” el_id=”1604382593072-fda24ba7-fda9″]Endless summer!  The average high during the winter months is 82° with a low of 70°.  The average high in the summer months is 88°.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”How early do we need to leave St. John to get to the airport?” el_id=”1604382609981-643fddf6-5513″]You will need to leave about 4 1/2 hours before your departure flight to allow enough time to ferry and taxi.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Any other tips?” el_id=”1604382627788-d5118170-b57e”]They drive on the left in the Virgin Islands.  Drive slow!  Greet everyone with good morning, afternoon, evening etc. Then proceed.  It’s frowned upon being in town with just your swimsuit on or shirtless so please wear a coverup or shirt! Please wear facial coverings if your toes are not in the sand as well(follow all CDC guidelines). St. John is a very polite and friendly Island please be respectful to everyone and everything![/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”What is the covid protocol?” el_id=”1604382667636-d6c9eadb-22cd”]Wear masks in public.  Need to be covid tested 5 days from departure date.  Enter your negative results via the USVI travel portal:  https://usvitravelportal.com [/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”For free mail in testing: ” el_id=”1604382682153-c4cf9c25-d757″]https://www.pixel.labcorp.com/[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Latest USVI covid travel updates?” el_id=”1604382730761-58ed2985-5d45″]https://www.covid19usvi.com/covid-19/travelers[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Hotline:” el_id=”1604382766329-42fd2c99-0e55″]Christie (VI Jam Fest) +1 (912) 657-2564[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Lodging and more info:” el_id=”1604382788616-c86fa505-77b8″]Email Us:  VirginIslandsShakedown@gmail.com

St. John Island Info:  https://www.visitusvi.com/st-john[/vc_toggle][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Virgin Islands Shakedown

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NOTE: Need to be COVID tested 5 days from departure date. Enter your negative results via the USVI travel portal: https://usvitravelportal.com