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Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! #189646
04/03/2019 02:43 PM
04/03/2019 02:43 PM
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Posts: 144
Georgia
notahippie Offline OP
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After too many years, we are coming back to the BVIs. This time the bride wants to spend a week with her toes in the sand in Anegada. I'm trying valiantly to figure out the least stressful itinerary to get there, but not having a lot of luck. Hopefully you folks can help.

Here's what I have -
  • Fly to STT - arrive early afternoon
  • Ferry to Road Town
  • ???????
  • Early morning ferry from Trellis to Anegada


It is the ????? that I can't quite figure out. I was hoping to stay at Trellis, but there isn't anywhere to stay. Maybe stay in Road Town, but we need to make sure we can get an early morning cab to Trellis.

OR - and this seems more appealing - overnight in Tortola and catch the late afternoon ferry to Anegada. Less stress, but less beach smile

Any veteran input?

(we really miss the BVIs!)

Last edited by notahippie; 04/03/2019 02:52 PM.
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Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189648
04/03/2019 03:06 PM
04/03/2019 03:06 PM
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Salida, CO
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VI Airlink from STT to Anegada


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Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: Riverfrontbrewer] #189649
04/03/2019 03:19 PM
04/03/2019 03:19 PM
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notahippie Offline OP
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I was about to quickly post "Yeah, no - way to expensive" But factoring in ferries, cabs, an extra night buffer at each end of the trip, extra meals... This seems like the most economical and least stressful way to go!

Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189650
04/03/2019 03:19 PM
04/03/2019 03:19 PM
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Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
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Definitely fly. If VI Airlink doesn't fit your schedule, I've had great luck with Ace Fight Center from STT.

Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189651
04/03/2019 03:22 PM
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Cane Garden Bay, Tortola
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If you do end up having to ferry to Tortola for some reason, you can fly to Anegada from Tortola with VI Airlink. $99 round trip and there is a late afternoon flight.

Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189653
04/03/2019 03:43 PM
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Petoskey, MI
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We just flew VI Airlink STT to Anegada in February of this year. You're right, when you add up all the ferry and taxi costs, you're right about there. It's a 15 minute flight and it's a gorgeous ride over - the views are spectacular. It was one of my favorite parts of the week we spent on Anegada. RT tickets were about $330 each. Do it - you won't regret it!

Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189661
04/03/2019 04:47 PM
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I echo the above. We did VI Airlink STT to Anegada and back just last month. Other than the fact that we were delayed because they needed to airlift a patient from Anegada after an unfortunate motor scooter accident, it was painless and efficient.


Paul

"Their freezin' up in Buffalo, stuck in their cars and I'm lying here 'neath the sun and the stars" ... JB
Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189664
04/03/2019 05:02 PM
04/03/2019 05:02 PM
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Sidebar..another reason not to rent a scooter on Anegada.

Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: Manpot] #189749
04/04/2019 08:22 AM
04/04/2019 08:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Manpot
Sidebar..another reason not to rent a scooter on Anegada.

I 100% agree Malcomb.

I also encourage you to fly. I have not used Ace as Jason mentioned. But VIAirlink does a pretty good job. As cottagegirl stated, it is a gorgeous flight over the islands! Also, if you need a vehicle for your time on Anegada, call Dean Wheatley at 284-544-3703. He will meet you at the airport. Have a great rip!

Last edited by ndfaninnc; 04/04/2019 08:23 AM.
Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189752
04/04/2019 08:44 AM
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Another recommendation for Dean for a rental car. He met us at the airport with the car and on our departure we simply left the car at the airport with the keys in it. Couldn’t have been simpler!

Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189755
04/04/2019 09:31 AM
04/04/2019 09:31 AM
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Salida, CO
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Or just stay at D & H and get the car with it!


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Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189756
04/04/2019 09:34 AM
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And this could be your view

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Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: notahippie] #189833
04/05/2019 08:53 AM
04/05/2019 08:53 AM
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I second staying at D&H Sunshine Villas. Love the view and quietness. One year Dean must have been busy when we arrived. The vehicle was outside of the airport with the rental agreement below on the drivers seat.

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Re: Non Sailing - need help figuring out how to get to Anegada! [Re: ndfaninnc] #189912
04/05/2019 08:10 PM
04/05/2019 08:10 PM
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Originally Posted by ndfaninnc
I second staying at D&H Sunshine Villas. Love the view and quietness. One year Dean must have been busy when we arrived. The vehicle was outside of the airport with the rental agreement below on the drivers seat.


Love it! And you’re going to steal it and take it where?


JPH
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