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St. Thomas car rental - ferry problem

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St. Thomas car rental - ferry problem

We are going to St. Thomas and staying at Marriott Frenchman's Cove. I was about to give the charge card # to Hertz for a week in August, when she told me there is $1,000. fine to take a rental car to ANY other island.... it is prohibited to use the ferry.!!! I have been reading all the forums as to where to go or what to do when we get there.... is this something new??? What is your suggestions on taxi if we did go via a taxi?? Our passports have not come back for a renewal since sending them in Jan., so not sure if islands are available, also, will there be an overall problem at airport?


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11. Re: St. Thomas car rental - ferry problem

We just got back yesterday. I must say that, for us, it is definitely cheaper to take the car on the ferry (there are 4 of us and taxis charge per person). We actually stayed on STJ for a week and then on STT for the 2nd week so it just makes more sense. If you do go to St. John, take the north shore road and just visit the beaches. We like Cinnamon and Maho Bays, Trunk is beautiful but more crowded. St. Thomas has plenty to do and see as well, relax and enjoy your trip.

I wouldn't worry with food for 5 days. There are several good grocery stores for you to buy what you need, Cost U Less and Marina Market are where we usually go since we stay on the east end.

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