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Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: kim] #149796
12/14/2017 08:00 PM
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The Eagle Tours cat is currently scheduled for an 11AM departure from SXM and an 11PM departure from St. Barts (times may change depending on the final announced time of the concert). One negative is that the approximate transit time is 2 hours each way. I also called Great Bay Express today and they said that they currently do not have any plans for a special ferry for the concert.

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Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: lbksxm] #149797
12/14/2017 09:46 PM
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Thanks - got your PM. I called Eagle as well won’t work for us. frown. Gonna keep trying, hopefully of of the ferry companies will decide to run!!

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: kim] #149798
12/15/2017 04:36 PM
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Contact Voyager and see if they will add a trip.

Or, pool your $ with others and take Yannis taxi service
Water Taxi Service St Maarten
Taxi boat (one way before 6pm): 1,200€*
Taxi boat (one way after 6pm): 1,400€*


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Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: BeachKitten] #149799
12/15/2017 04:39 PM
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You could also see what the boat out of Anguilla could do. I know I've used them, as has your Mom.

Uncertain how they fared in Irma though.

http://www.gbferries.com/otherservices.html


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Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: BeachKitten] #149800
12/15/2017 06:55 PM
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Thanks I think I’m SOL! But just emailed GB ferries to see!

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: kim] #149801
12/15/2017 07:10 PM
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Time confirmed as 9PM. If you're on FB you can find the official announcement of the "Concert de Solidarité" on the Collectivité's FB page:

https://www.facebook.com/comstbarth/phot...5622889/?type=3

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: Bahston] #149802
12/21/2017 08:20 AM
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An update: Great Bay Ferry has a 5:00pm ferry going over but not returning until the next day. They state the issue is having someone after 5:00pm for immigration. Voyager out of Marigot has ferries going over after 5:00 but no return until next day. I have spoken with Aqua Mania and they said the Edge is not going and they don’t have any cats going. As previously stated. We can’t make the Eagle. And Scoobi Too said they won’t be going. Officially giving up!! Was really hoping one of the ferries would be running a special trip.

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: kim] #149803
12/21/2017 09:14 AM
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Sorry it didn't work out for you. I'm sure it will be a cool concert.


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Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: kim] #149804
12/21/2017 10:25 AM
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Eagle is now leaving at 2PM-2:30PM and they have added a second boat.

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: lbksxm] #149805
12/21/2017 11:49 AM
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Thanks - yes I heard from them. I need a much later crossing. That’s my issue. I asked if they could just bring us back and due to immigration they couldn’t do one ways.

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: kim] #149806
12/21/2017 08:35 PM
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Is the immigration issue on St Barts? Or SXM?

I know many times Anguilla (granted it's a whole other place) have opened up and accommodated late arrivals. Of course I believe there's a bit of a "fee"....i.e if you take a private boat over for dinner.

Don't any of your famous friends have a couch you could sleep on in St Barts for the night? Or maybe the yacht Oprah or Ellen will be on? lol
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Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: BeachKitten] #149807
12/21/2017 10:23 PM
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Is the immigration issue on St Barts? Or SXM?

I know many times Anguilla (granted it's a whole other place) have opened up and accommodated late arrivals. Of course I believe there's a bit of a "fee"....i.e if you take a private boat over for dinner.
Don't any of your famous friends have a couch you could sleep on in St Barts for the night? Or maybe the yacht Oprah or Ellen will be on? lol
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Don’t laugh but my husband was just offered a house on St jean Beach if we wanted to stay there. A customer of ours owns a place!!!! Just becoming too much hustle and bustle!!

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: kim] #149808
12/21/2017 10:30 PM
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There aren't many villas on St Jean, so that would be a nice treat. If you can get to SBH, then stay over, and take the Voyager ferry back the next day.

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: Bahston] #149809
12/21/2017 11:09 PM
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I know! Very torn as to what to do!!!!

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: kim] #149810
12/22/2017 09:18 AM
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It would be nice to have such problems!! <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Laugh.gif" alt="" />


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Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: Carol_Hill] #149811
12/22/2017 10:26 AM
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It would be nice to have such problems!! <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Laugh.gif" alt="" />

Right!! <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/jester.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Groovin.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/jester.gif" alt="" />

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: kim] #149812
12/22/2017 05:45 PM
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Do it! Do it! Do it! Do it!

How often do you EVER get this kind of opportunity? ANnnnd a freaking house thrown in for the night to boot?

DO IT!!! You deserve it this year.


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Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: pasnyder] #150598
12/27/2017 10:10 PM
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For those who use Facebook, The Collectivité has posted a couple of videos"

https://www.facebook.com/comstbarth

As has the local newspaper:

https://www.facebook.com/LeJSB/

Check both the Photo and the Video areas.

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: pasnyder] #150657
12/28/2017 07:24 PM
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Here are links to a couple of higher quality videos:

A Pirate Looks At 40
https://youtu.be/iSuQ76wii2Y

Margaritaville
https://youtu.be/FTlIhFhBl40

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: pasnyder] #150671
12/29/2017 09:10 AM
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Thanks for the links!!


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Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: pasnyder] #150961
01/01/2018 07:04 PM
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One more video, Autour du Rocher:

https://youtu.be/PE7_qMSDxVY

Re: Buffett Free Concert on St. Barth's [Re: pasnyder] #151020
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And another... Upload speeds on St Barth aren't that great these days, so it can be a bit of a struggle for the friend who is uploading these.

5 O'clock Somewhere:
https://youtu.be/JMQnbniGAT4

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