Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a passport to travel to the U. S. Virgin Islands?
Passports are not needed to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands but if you would like enjoy any British Virgin Islands excursions a passport is required.
Do I need a Covid-19 test to enter the island.
Effective January 3, 2022, the window for taking COVID-19 tests for travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands will be 3 days prior to commencement of travel to the Territory.
Domestic travelers must submit a negative result from an antigen or nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) (e.g., RT- PCR) COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of travel. For more information please click the link; USVI | COVID-19 Traveler Screening Tool (usvitravelportal.com)
Which airport should I choose?
Traveling to St. Thomas you'll choose (STT) Cyril E. King Airport.
Traveling to St. John you'll select the above and take a ferry ride over to St. John.
Traveling to St. Croix you'll select (STX) Henry E. Rohlsen Airport.
How to get around?
No Lyft! No Uber! No Worries! Taxi services are readily available on island 24 hours. There's also rental cars; that's if you're comfortable driving on the left of course. If your not, there is always the option to book a personal chauffeur or private taxi and we've got the best recommendations for you.
What is the legal drinking age?
18 is the legal drinking age.
What native dishes should I try?
Local favorite dishes include:
Fish and Fungi (boiled or pan-fried red snapper, old wife, grouper, yellow tail, or parrotfish served whole fried or in a butter sauce or tomato-based Creole sauce with a side dish of cornmeal and okra),
Souse (pronounced like house, a soupy lime-flavored stew made with pig's head, tail and feet) best eating with potato salad,
Callaloo (a soupy stew made with spinach, okra, local greens, fungi, and meat and/or seafood),
Conch (pronounced konk) in butter sauce,
Conch fritters, Banana Fritters,
Patés (fried pastry filled with spicy ground beef, conch or salted cod), Red-pea (kidney bean) Soup,
Johnny Cake (unleavened fried bread). Dumb Bread (unleavened baked bread).
Curried or Stewed Chicken, Goat, Oxtail, Roast Pork, are some local favs as well best served with Seasoned Rice, Bake Mac & Cheese, Cole Slaw, and veggies Yumm!!!!!
Don't forget desert, sweet treats such as Tamrind/Cherry Stew, Vienna Cake, Coconut, Guava, or Pineapple Tart is sure to get your taste buds watering for more.