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    Re: Euro Exchange Rate 1.09 to Dollar

    Yeah, just saw 1.0546 on Bloomberg. Selfishly since I just paid for a couple of apartment stays in Italy for the Summer today and have 3 trips to Countries that use the euro this year it’s good news...
  2. Thread: Wonderful time

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    Re: Wonderful time

    "Oh, what a feeling, when we're dancing on the ceiling" :party:
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    Re: So many choices so few days!

    It was our first time there but we found Papillon Ivre to be one of the highlights of our last trip's dinners. Very fun place. Small plates but we love that as you just keep ordering until you are...
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    Re: Traveling with Teens - looking for input

    For teens (or really anyone) My kids loved the half day cruise with Top Loc. We went to Fourchue because we were already hiking to Colombier a different day. Not cheap but a great time.

    My kids...
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    Re: Burgundy, France thoughts

    thanks for the tip. Please report back on your trip
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    Re: Sorry - UK to St Barth question

    Yes, I do agree with that 100% and like I said, I am boosted, but I struggle to think that the Companies that deal with SBH tourists the most all have this wrong. Wouldn't it only take one irate...
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    Re: Sorry - UK to St Barth question

    1. many people go through SXM on the way to SBH
    2. as I said I've yet to see anything related to SBH specifically that states a booster is needed and every site I see says it isn't. France and SBH...
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    Re: Sorry - UK to St Barth question

    I still don't see anything relating to SBH in particular that says the booster is needed to be considered fully vaccinated. Unfortunately SBH doesn't seem to have an official website with updated...
  9. Thread: L’Esprit

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    Re: L’Esprit

    I don't think any restaurant has 100% 5 star reviews and worrying about one review is probably unnecessary. As an example we didn't enjoy our visit to the resto that this thread was started about and...
  10. Thread: Airfare $$$

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    Re: Airfare $$$

    and on a Tuesday and after staying over a night in San Juan. But since it works for you I agree with you!!! That is the fare we would always try to get for our flight home that made it a "no brainer"...
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    Re: Sorry - UK to St Barth question

    Are they saying the need for the test is because you are coming from the UK or because you are coming via Antigua or because of your vaccination status?
  12. Re: Help- what do we really need for entering St Barth

    I suspect the % for Americans that have been to St Barth would be MUCH higher than that...but...I have zero proof to back up my assumption...

    regardless, I didn't think you needed to be boosted to...
  13. Thread: Airfare $$$

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    Re: Airfare $$$

    Yes, a lot of factors at play and almost all are in favor of flying thru SJU for us. But, just focusing on $s for those dates we can get a flight from SBH to SXM for about $95 pp and then from SXM to...
  14. Thread: Airfare $$$

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    Re: Airfare $$$

    Just checked for a Saturday in early November and even the early flight from SBH to SJU which we try to take because it gets us into JFK at a good time and also because it is usually much cheaper is...
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    Re: Bonito

    :laughing-cry:

    I wonder if they tell you when they charge you the cancellation fee "just to let you know, the fee doesn't include tip"
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    Re: Bonito

    Not to sound as if I am in favor of these policies because I am not and while I absolutely find the amount of the fee exorbitant and hate when restaurants do this, if that is the policy and the...
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    Re: Looking for advice on connection timing

    Absolutely with a short connection and especially since it is a Saturday. I’d email Vincent and see what he thinks about you booking the earlier flight if you use his service.
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    Re: Abramovich's Eclipse

    https://nypost.com/2022/03/28/roman-abramovich-ukraine-officials-may-have-been-poisoned-report/

    Roman Abramovich, Ukraine officials in Russia peace talks possibly poisoned: report

    By Ariel...
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    Re: Prices for loungers

    I think it may be 30euros per chair at Pearl Beach or something right around there
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    Re: First Time in St. Barth's! Help us get excited!

    Definitely agree with Colombier. I’d go with the lower Path via Flamands first. I find it a much nicer hike and especially for a first time visitor. The first time you take that walk and come upon...
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    Re: SXM new strict requirements

    yes, I agree Deb. Thats what I meant by: at least for the time being testing is no longer an issue for us. It could of course be in the future so I keep an eye on it, but for now, since we are vaxed...
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    Re: SXM new strict requirements

    Stinks to read that they declined that test as I know it is very popular. Personally, I have said all along unless you have no choice why take a chance with a test that the SXM website specifically...
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    Re: About Heated Pools...

    Sounds like it’s on!!! but thats going to be a tough one to beat
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    Re: About Heated Pools...

    Great pic!
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    Re: 5,000 MILES SWAM IN ST. JEAN BAIE

    He is a little ahead of me. I've only made it as far as going back and forth to the float at Eden Rock about a half a dozen times :cool:
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    Re: “Food Porn” - Zion

    Awesome. I liked that the night we went, there were many more courses offered as part of the Chef's Table, but still looks fantastic.
  27. Thread: June 2022 trip

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    Re: June 2022 trip

    We always end up booking Jetblue when we go thru SXM. Every year people complain about Delta changing/cancelling flights from JFK to SXM. For me personally it's enough to not book Delta for this...
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    Re: 2022 Guide to St Barts

    Good find Andy. One of the better videos of this type I've seen
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    Re: Airport currently closed- 1st Feb

    The pilot's version of the "walk of shame"...
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    Re: Super Bowl Viewing

    I've never been on the Island for the SB but I thought someone spoke about watching the game at Santa Fe in past years? I could be way off here, but worth a check. I don't recall if it was a viewing...
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    Re: Do I have this right ?

    I assume you tried the Sunset Hotel as that seems to be the go to one night location spot. Did you try: Les Mouettes, Le Petite Morne, Le Petite Anse, Le Village? Maybe reach out to your villa rental...
  32. Re: Is St. Barths busier now than last year at this time?

    Thanks Ellen
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    Is there a grace period during which you don't have to pay (15 minutes?) if you get the ticket and leave if a spot doesn't open up
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    Re: Nils Dufau Admonishes Restaurant Association

    Thanks for the translation JEK :up:
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    Re: Airport currently closed- 1st Feb

    I guess this is the video? Found it via a Google search. if you watch on phone and zoom in you can see it bounce. Looks like it is from one of the webcams

    https://youtu.be/mL1VwQceStY
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