Tips and Tricks

Is St Thomas safe?

Is St Thomas safe?

St. Thomas is a very safe island. It is a protectorate territory of the United States, and because of this the same laws and rules are obeyed that would be expected in any U.S. city back in North American mainland.

How do I call the Virgin Islands?

When in the U.S. Virgin Islands, one can dial the seven digits without needing to dial the area code. When calling to the U.S. Virgin Islands from anywhere in the United States or Canada dial 1(340) + seven digit phone number.

Is the Virgin Islands a US territory?

Governance. The U. S. Virgin Islands are an organized, unincorporated United States territory. The U. S. Virgin Islands are organized under the US Revised Organic Act of 1954. Residents of the U. S. Virgin Islands are US citizens.

Is tap water safe in St. Thomas?

The water is safe to drink at most establishments. Your hotel or villa will tell you if they recommend against drinking tap water; if they don’t mention it you can ask. Bottled water is available in stores and at restaurants if you wish to purchase it.

Can I call the U.S. Virgin Islands for free?

Simply dial 08700 477 477 + 001 340 + the local number You don’t need to register, and there are no passwords, codes or PINs to remember. All you have to do is make a note of the special access number that you need to dial in order to make free calls to the US Virgin Islands: 08700 477 477 .

Is St Thomas international calling?

Domestic is fine – we have a US area code (340) and you can buy the cards here at virtually every supermarket and small grocery store in a variety of denominations. Thank you.

Who owns St Thomas island?

The U.S.
The U.S. chose the name “Virgin Islands” when it took formal possession of the Danish West Indies on March 31, 1917. The U.S. bought the islands from Denmark for $25 million. The island chain consists of St. Thomas, St.