E-1-5-Optional Excursions

Optional EXCURSIONS
AND Travel Add-Ons

While in the area, you may wish to spend some time before or after your Purpose Bound experience visiting other particular islands of interest. The web makes it very easy to book flights, reserve accomodations, plan for ground transportation, and explore particular island activities. For your convenience, we are providing the following island information and links:

 

 

Popular Islands 

St. Thomas - St. John - Tortola - Virgin Gorda - St. Croix

St. Martin - St. Kitts & Nevis - Antigua

St. Lucia - Barbados - The Grenadines

Jamaica - Cayman Islands - Aruba

 

Caribbean Destinations Information

You can learn about these and the many other wonderful islands through the following general Caribbean travel links:

 

Flights, Accommodations & Rental Cars

For booking your own flights, accommodations and rental cars, we again suggest first using the general travel sites to explore flight schedules and hotel/car availability (e.g., Trip AdvisorExpediaTravelocity). Then use that information to book direct with the particular airlines, hotels or rental car companies desired, as this will facilitate any necessary reservation changes, preferences, etc.

An important tip to note is that there are various other local airlines not listed on the major sites that serve inter-island travel needs, often using "puddle-jumpers", and thus making for a unique experience. (Enough "important" people travel in the Caribbean such that these airlines are considered safe, however note that they are not necessarily regulated by the U.S. FAA.) Several of the ones we know of are:

 

International Travel Reminder

In planning any additional island excursions, be sure to visit our International Travel page and consider the information for EACH island you plan on visiting or passing through.