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Wait at STT airport: options? #42725
03/01/2015 01:33 PM
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Petoskey, MI
CottageGirl Offline OP
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One of our crew is arriving at STT 2 hrs before the next group. Any options for what to do? Should he venture out of the airport or just stay put? He's a 26 yr old guy, will have only carry on luggage. Anyplace he could walk to?

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Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: CottageGirl] #42726
03/01/2015 01:40 PM
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TAMPA BAY, USA
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There's a bar to the right, just across the parking lot. Not sue of the name...

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: CottageGirl] #42727
03/01/2015 01:40 PM
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An island state of mind
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The bar in the baggage area? One of our crew is arriving before us in a couple weeks and that's where we're meeting her. Or, there's Atlantic Seafood right across the parking lot and off to the right.

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: tradewinds] #42728
03/01/2015 01:47 PM
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Thought "Atlantic Seafood" closed? Bar in baggage area..if it were me I'd head on the fist cab to the ferry terminal and meet at The Petite Pump Room..

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: Manpot] #42729
03/01/2015 01:54 PM
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Macon, Georgia
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Another vote for cabbing it to the ferry terminal and hanging at the Petite Pump Room. I heard that Michael was going to start opening the PPR on Sunday also but not confirmed.


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Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: Manpot] #42730
03/01/2015 02:09 PM
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Michigan
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The place across the parking lot, which I assume is "Atlantic Searood", was boarded up last Wednesday


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Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: SoakInSaltwater] #42731
03/01/2015 02:10 PM
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Daniel Island
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You can drink once past security. Why not go on through and get it over with?


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Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: Guineaman] #42732
03/01/2015 02:11 PM
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Belay that ARRIVAL. Dumb a**


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Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: Guineaman] #42733
03/01/2015 04:42 PM
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USVI
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Easy walk with rolling light luggage to Island Beachcomber bar, a friendly hanging out spot - you could easily pick him up on the way by - really the Pump Room is probably the easiest option - or a couple of the bar/restaurants in Frenchtown which is only 2 minutes from the ferry dock.
Atlantic Seafood is still closed.

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: LocalSailor] #42734
03/01/2015 05:38 PM
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Alexandria, VA and Lusby, MD
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We usually taxi to the ferry dock, leave our bags there, then wander into town for lunch/drinks. At least when we are taking the 3-3:30 ferry to VG that seems to work



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Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: ohstate] #42735
03/01/2015 05:49 PM
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Petoskey, MI
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Thanks! We're making arrangements for Kevin to take our whole group to the ferry terminal once we all arrive. Beachcomber sounds like maybe a good option.

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: CottageGirl] #42736
03/02/2015 10:30 AM
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Woodstock, GA
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CottageGirl said:
Thanks! We're making arrangements for Kevin to take our whole group to the ferry terminal once we all arrive. Beachcomber sounds like maybe a good option.


Since that's the case just have your friend drink at the bar in baggage claim as already suggested. Besides, a great place to people watch!

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: RickinAtlanta] #42737
03/02/2015 10:50 AM
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Way better prices, scenery and bikini people watching at the Beachcomber vs. the airport bar. <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/toast.gif" alt="" />

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: LocalSailor] #42738
03/04/2015 11:39 PM
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My vote would be to walk to the Best Western Emerald Beach hotel and have a Cold Carib and a Cheeseburger in paradise. The beach is nice as well.

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Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: Mardi_Gras] #42739
03/04/2015 11:54 PM
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Another vote for Beachcomber.... <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Thumbsup.gif" alt="" />



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Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: GlennA] #42740
06/08/2016 03:26 PM
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Fairfax, VA
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GlennA said:
Another vote for cabbing it to the ferry terminal and hanging at the Petite Pump Room. I heard that Michael was going to start opening the PPR on Sunday also but not confirmed.


Is the Petite Pump Room on Sunday now?

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: GW248] #42741
06/08/2016 03:40 PM
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Not open on Sunday except during season - I just called and asked -- Dec- May! <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/dine.gif" alt="" />

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Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: LocalSailor] #42742
06/09/2016 11:12 AM
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Another vote for the Beachcomber.

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: Kimber] #42743
06/09/2016 02:18 PM
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Michigan
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I agree....go with the Island Beachcomber! Great little ocean front bar!

Re: Wait at STT airport: options? [Re: dtenel] #42744
06/09/2016 04:35 PM
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I agree....go with the Island Beachcomber! Great little ocean front bar!


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