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Best Time to Go to U.S. Virgin Islands

As far as weather goes, the best time to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands -- St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas -- is between December and May. However, accommodations and flights will also be more expensive during that time, particularly during the winter holidays. Atlantic hurricane season runs from June through November, and while there's always a possibility of running into inclement weather during those months, most storms occur during September and October, so travel during most of the summer is usually worry-free. If you do choose to visit during hurricane season, consider purchasing travel insurance, just in case.

U.S. Virgin Islands on a Budget

The Virgin Islands are popular year-round, and traditional accommodations can be expensive. Try booking a package deal that combines flights and accommodations, particularly those offered during the rainy season, which can save you hundreds of dollars. If you don't mind more of a self-serve vacation, try a vacation rental, a bed and breakfast or even camping. As for shopping and dining, stay away from the most touristy spots. Ask the property manager or receptionist at your hotel for tips on where to get great local food for cheap.

U.S. Virgin Islands Trip Reviews

USVI The Perfect Villa & the Best Shore Excursions - St Thomas & St John by Brian
If you are looking for an unforgettable vacation you have to check out St. Thomas & St John, it is beautiful! I try to vacation in St Thomas at least once a year, prior to this last trip we've always went on a cruise. But, after spending the full 10 days only on the islands I am certain I will no longer be ... Read more!

Oasis of the Seas by Adrienne L.
“There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many children she didn’t know what to do". The opening lines of this nursery rhyme remind me of how we felt on our recent vacation when there were so many choices it was hard to decide what to do. On any given day we could ice skate, zip line, surf, ... Read more!

The AMAZING Oasis of the Seas by Lisa Brommell
We booked the Oasis 19 months early and were counting the days!! We were 6 women traveling for a girlfriends cruise (no husbands / kids allowed)!! We stayed at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 hotel for 2 nights pre cruise. It was wonderful and I would stay there again. We booked a shuttle to the ship for 11am and ... Read more!

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