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transfers between resorts

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transfers between resorts

On our next Sandals vacation, my wife and I have decided to split our time between Whitehouse and the Royal Caribbean. We will be going to Whitehouse first. My question is; does anyone know if you have to take the transfer to the airport then continue on to the Royal Caribbean, or is there a direct transfer available to us between the 2 resorts? Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: transfers between resorts

We do split Sandals stays often...between 2 or 3 different Sandals. Our most frequent split is between SRC and SWH. Sandals provides the transportation complimentary between the resorts when doing a split stay and it is by direct transfer. Not sure if you are booking through a travel agent who can make the arrangements for you, or directly through Sandals. Either way...be sure to advise upon booking, so that it is noted.

We've found the arrangement to be very easy...we tend to stay at SRC first and then on to SWH. We simply let the resort know a few days in advance what time we would like to leave and they have a car waiting for us. We like departing mid morning so that we can be at the next resort by lunch time. We then have a leisurely lunch and then hang out at the beach or pool until our room is ready. So be sure you wear your bathing suits and a cover-up if you plan to do the transfer early in the day.

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Jorjan, we just did the reverse of TP55 end April/beg May - we stayed at SWH our first week, then SRC our second. Our transfer was nonstop and would have been private except one of the new staff members needed a lift between the two resorts and hopped aboard. Like TP mentioned, we also left mid-morning, 10am, and were beach-ready upon our arrival at SRC as room was not quite ready for us.

Enjoy!

Fredericton NB
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Thanks for the info folks, it was a great help!

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4. Re: transfers between resorts

Ditto above, plan a few days ahead, leave early, and be beach ready! Have fun at the WH, it is our favorite.

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Jorjan

Just to add to the previous posts we also have split many stays between Sandals Resorts in JA and have taken the included private direct transfer between properties and always give the driver a nice tip. Upon checkin mention you will be wanting the transfer upon checkout and follow up closer to your day of departure with the time you prefer to depart.

We are doing another split stay in July between SWH & SN and we already have our transfer between the 2 resorts arranged but upon checkin we will confirm those arrangements.

Enjoy your time in Jamaica!

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negrilbeachlovergirl has given great advice....since the drivers are not Sandals employees (nor are the ones who transport you from the airport to the resort), a tip is most appreciated. We've had some superb, friendly drivers who gave us such interesting stories and history about the areas we are travelling in....we learn more each trip we take!

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What is an appropriate tip for a private transport, either between resorts or between a resort and MBJ?

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8. Re: transfers between resorts

CnJ...it really depends on the distance travelled...we normally tip around $20 for our ride to SWH whether it be from MBJ or from another resort. I don't know if we are high or low or just right in that amount, so let's see what others say too.

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