Caribbean Tourism

US VIRGIN ISLANDS (USVI): MONEY/ BUSINESS GUIDE

BANKS

  • St. Croix: Banco Popular of Puerto Rico. Bank of Nova Scotia. Bank of St. Croix. Chase Manhattan Bank. Virgin Islands Community. First Bank of Puerto Rico. Merrill Lynch. Charles Schwab.
  • St. John: Bank of Nova Scotia. Chase Manhattan Bank.
  • St. Thomas: Banco Popular of Puerto Rico. Bank of Nova Scotia. Citibank. Chase Manhattan Bank. Virgin Islands Community. First Bank of Puerto Rico. First Virgin Islands Federal Savings Bank. Merrill Lynch.

BANKING HOURS

  • Monday to Thursday 900 AM - 400 PM.
  • Friday 900 AM - 500 PM.
  • Chase Manhattan Bank, Banco Popular De Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Community Bank Saturday 900 AM - 1200 PM.

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday to Friday 800 AM - 500 PM.


PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

  • September 4: Labor Day.
  • October 2: Columbus Day. Friendship Day.
  • October 16: VI Thanksgiving Day.
  • November 1: D Hamilton Jackson Day.
  • November 11: Veteran's Day.
  • November 23: Thanksgiving Day.
  • December 25: Christmas Day.
  • December 26: Boxing Day.
  • Dec 31-Jan 7: St. Croix Christmas Festival.

CURRENCY

U.S. Dollars. Credit cards and traveler's checks are generally accepted.

TAXES & SERVICE CHARGES

Departure tax: $3.00 per person. Resort tax: 8%. Service charge: 10-15%. No sales tax.


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