Taxi Travel

USVI taxis charge per person and have set prices. Drivers usually take multiple fares, especially from the airport, ferry docks, and the cruise-ship terminal. Most taxis are either safari-style or enclosed, air-conditioned vans. They can be hailed on the street (especially in town and near major shopping malls and attractions) and can also be called by telephone. There are taxi stands in Charlotte Amalie across from Emancipation Garden (in front of Little Switzerland, behind the post office) and along the waterfront. V.I. Taxi Association has exclusive rights to pick up customers at Cyril E. King Airport, Havensight Cruise Ship Dock, Marriott Frenchman's Reef Resort, Sugar Bay Resort, and Sapphire Beach Resort.

Contacts

Dial A Ride St. Thomas. Six lift-equipped or lowered-floor minivans are available to take you to hotels with 24-hour notice. A one-time registration fee of $25 includes round-trip serivce between the airport and any property. After that, rates are comparable to standard taxis. One companion rides for free. They also give island tours; reserve one month in advance. Knud Hansen Complex, 1303 Hospital Ground, adjacent to Lionel Roberts Stadium, Saint Thomas. 340/776–1277.

East End Taxi. Urman Victor Fredericks Marine Terminal, 6117 Red Hook Quarters , off Rte. 38 in Red Hook, Saint Thomas, 00802. 340/775–6974; eastendtaxi.cbt.cc.

Islander Taxi Services. Fortress Storage , Bldg. K, Ste. 2025, at the intersection of Rtes. 313 and 38, Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, 00802. 340/774–4077; www.islandertaxiservice.com.

Virgin Islands Taxi Association. 68A Estate Contant, Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, 00804. 340/774–4550; 340/774–7457; vitaxiassociation.com.

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