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STT late arrival...need advise #208424
11/07/2019 08:58 PM
11/07/2019 08:58 PM
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Hi...I arrive Saturday in STT @ 3:30 / not checking bags and am sitting in the back of the plane. Do you think I will make the last ferry from CA to RT or do I need a private taxi?
I had Kevin lined up but he quoted me a price, than gave me a deal when he heard it was just me, now when I confirm he changed his mind and now raised it even more than the original quote.
I even had screen shots of our chats. This has me a bit irritated, but I need to be on that ferry.
Any advice appreciated

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Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: bagsarepacked] #208426
11/07/2019 09:24 PM
11/07/2019 09:24 PM
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You should make the last ferry (5)and make sure we get to meet this time!! Just jump in the first cab and maybe slip him a couple of $$ to get you there before he fills it..

Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: bagsarepacked] #208428
11/07/2019 11:26 PM
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However, the ferry could be sold out. This almost happened to us. We were two couples. The arriving to the ferry was fine. But it was quite full. There were about five people who were not allowed on the ferry (and since it was the last one for that, that would pretty much ruin your day).

I had not considered that this would be a problem because it was October (very low season). So we didn't buy our tickets ahead of time. I was more worried about not making it on time. Next time I will buy the tickets ahead of time.

Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: bagsarepacked] #208432
11/08/2019 01:31 AM
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Thanks everyone! Manpot....wish I could! Only on the island for a night....than heading off on another adventure.....Next time!!!

Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: Manpot] #208433
11/08/2019 01:32 AM
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Manpot...the 5 pm....that out of CA or Red hook. Now I need to look again. I thought the last one out of CA was 4:15

Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: bagsarepacked] #208459
11/08/2019 09:59 AM
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I believe there is a 5 out of Charlotte Amalie..BTW buying tix ahead of time most certainly does not guarantee you a seat on the boat. Think they keep selling tix and if you are last in line..tough.

Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: bagsarepacked] #208462
11/08/2019 10:04 AM
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Planes that I have arrived on to STT unload passengers from both the front and rear. Hopefully, this will be to your advantage in disembarking quickly.
Fred

Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: bagsarepacked] #208465
11/08/2019 10:06 AM
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The latest ferry is usually out of RH but you could still make it...



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Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: bagsarepacked] #208474
11/08/2019 10:23 AM
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Starting this Sunday Nov.10th and for the month of December Road Town Fast Ferry will be adding the following trips on WEEKENDS only to accommodate the late arrival and departure of Spirit and Jet Blue flights in and out of Saint Thomas:

Friday -Sunday departs RT @ 12pm and 5:30pm from CHA

Last edited by sleepychef; 11/08/2019 10:23 AM.
Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: sleepychef] #208486
11/08/2019 11:20 AM
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There ya go.

Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: bagsarepacked] #208491
11/08/2019 11:32 AM
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On FB someone asked if they could extend this to weekdays. Response was depending on online ticket sales. Not sure how that would work, but I get the point that they will expand offerings if demand is demonstrated.

Re: STT late arrival...need advise [Re: RatmansWife] #208516
11/08/2019 06:00 PM
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Not sure how many tix they sell online..I dont know anyone who goes that rote..How about trying it out???


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