Caribbean Islands Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Booked trip to Aruba this Nov. but think I should have chosen USVI instead.

Jump to last reply

I booked a trip with my wife and 3 children Thanksgiving week 2013 to Aruba; never been there before. However, I think I made a mistake and should have booked the trip to USVI(also never been) simply because it is US territory and since we are from the US we would feel more comfortable there; we would not feel like "foreigners". I assume there would be less of a communication barrier, navigating the island(s) would be easier since everything is in English, and we would not need passports. I know that Aruba is further south, but not sure if the weather or water temp would be much different between the two destinations at that time of year. Feedback? Should I cancel Aruba and go to USVI instead this November for the reasons I mentioned?

30 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 Where to go in February/March
  2. 2 Trip Report It's Excellent in the Exumas ~ A week on Staniel Cay (+ Atlantis)
  3. 3 Anguilla Honeymoon in June
  4. 4 My First Vacation Alone & First Vacation in 13 Years
  5. 5 looking for rustic on the beach, north side
  6. 6 Trip Report A U.S. citizen's tour to Cuba
  7. 7 Please help me decide to go to Cuba!
  8. 8 Best place for two single girls in early 20s?!
  9. 9 Seeking luxury resort with private villas/pools
  10. 10 St. Thomas Frenchman's Reef Marriot Resort - Need advice
  11. 11 Which island?
  12. 12 Puerto Rico Public Transportation
  13. 13 Planning possible retirement in USVI
  14. 14 Trip Report St. Thomas is dangerous
  15. 15 Need Help..Large group, wedding?
  16. 16 St. Croix and sea grass
  17. 17 Multiple flights in Caribbean
  18. 18 Rainforest Question: Better to do a Tour or go on your own?
  19. 19 Bahamas Resort
  20. 20 Which country?
  21. 21 Seeking general advice on one-to-two-month Caribbean villa rental
  22. 22 back to TCI, for 3rd time...
  23. 23 Antigua or St Martin
  24. 24 South Beach Hotel Barbados
  25. 25 Bequia or Virgin Gorda?
View next 25 » Back to the top