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9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

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9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

Hi, my flight leaves St Thomas at 9am on Sat. May 1st. Do I have time to catch this flight if I stay on St. John or do I need to spend Friday night on ST. Thomas? Thanks.

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1. Re: 9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

As long as you can be on the 6am boat, but...

it depends on where you are staying and if you have a car. You will not be able to retun your car in the morning, so you will need to find a way to get to the ferry.

If you are staying within walking distance, no problem. If not, I would stay on STT

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2. Re: 9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

9am flight will work if you catch the 6am-ish ferry.

However, tink is mistaken about the morning rental car return. Morning returns depend on the company you rent from. I used L&L and they met me at the ferry doc at 6:30am. No problems, no hassles.

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3. Re: 9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

You HAVE to be on the 6am ferry (no "ish") I take this flight all the time and have taken the old AA 8:30am flight in the past but as tinkerbelldee said check with your rental car company to make sure you can a) leave it with the keys or b) that they will meet you at 5:45am to go over paperwork.

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4. Re: 9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

Thanks, I will follow up with the rental co.

5. Re: 9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

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6. Re: 9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

Do you have a problem with me?

How many other " inaccurate definitive statement" have I made in my 2145 posts - I'm sure you will lets us ALL know in you next post - but not going to be baited by you so no more responses from me to you.

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7. Re: 9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

Oh, I forgot to include YOUR inaccurate definitive statement............."9am flight will work if you catch the 6am-ish ferry".............sorry there is no such thing as an "ish" ferry - it is either 6am or 7am (just try to turn up at 6am "ish" and see what happens) but I guess I need to include all possibilities so I am not giving anymore "inaccurate definitive statement" but the page isn't long enough but here are a few.................

The 7am MIGHT work if

a) No traffic

b) No checked Luggage

c) No line at Customs

d) No agent with an attitude

e) No stops on the way at the courthouse, hospital etc

BUT, if you hire a private taxi she could avoid the traffic and stops and if there is a line hire a porter........... you get the picture (or maybe you don't) but what I try to do is answer "newbie" questions the easiest way possible!!!!!!!!!!

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8. Re: 9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

I always stick with the on site experience so as I understand it all:

Take the 6 am ferry for the 9 am flight

Take the 6 am-ish ferry for the 9 am-ish flights

Works for me.

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9. Re: 9am flight home, can i make it from St. John?

Just pointing out another statement that may be perceived as inaccuarate.

"I used L&L and they met me at the ferry doc at 6:30am. No problems, no hassles."

That would only work if you were taking the 6am-ish ferry but would not be a suitable arrangement for someone that was taking the 6am ferry.

Just sayin'

:)

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