Traveling to and from the Virgins is very straightforward. Most of the larger bareboat companies have travel agents who work closely with them and are in touch with special air fares and hotel accommodations. San Juan, Puerto Rico is the main routing for passengers destined to the BVI, St. Thomas and St. Croix. There are numerous nonstop flights from major U.S. Gateways with ample local connections. St. Thomas and St. Croix have direct service from the U.S. mainland. There are plenty of good hotels throughout the islands and it is advisable to plan a one night stay before checking in at the appropriate marina. This will enable you to "acclimatize" slowly, watching the sun set and sipping a rum punch while the frustrations of the day's travel diminish to insignificance.
The Virgins are an extremely popular tourist destination not only for sailors, but for all sorts of tourists and water sports enthusiasts; consequently, air travel and hotel accommodations should be reserved well in advance.
If you are planning to travel between the islands, there are numerous methods available to you:
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