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Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

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Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

Click on the link to listen to an honest appraisal by long time resident Dr. Soc at Island 92. He tells it like it is! and the answr to both questions above is YES!

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1. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

Thanks Barbara, listened to his speach...seems like he is only addressing the North Americans, no mention about Europeans. Is that because the Europeans don't panic and arrive anyway or doesn't he care about Europeans.

Anyway, we will be on the island next door from next week, and my husband is thinking of visiting SXM on a ferry for a day..so we will come, I believe the ferries are running.

Edited: 11:55 am, November 15, 2017
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2. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

Although Club O is a disaster, we'll get back within the year, stay somewhere and do our best to support the economy.

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3. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

hi Tilly

yes, he is talking mostly to North Americans. They are the ones making lot of posts on FB groups about whether to come or not come. Some of them are spreading a lot of misinformation. and his radio station has a large number of N.A. listeners.

Europeans are definitely less panicked LOL

glad you are heading back to the Caribbean. yes, the ferries are running.

@piratepirate yes, I know club O is a disaster. many places still are but every day more and more places are up and running.

Thanks as always for your support

Edited: 3:01 pm, November 15, 2017
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4. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

Thanks Barbara for the positive points.

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5. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

We always go for 4 weeks in May/June and stay at the Flamingo. Since Flamingo will be closed through out all of 2018 we are renting a Villa for three weeks during the same time frame. Wild horses couldn't keep us away.

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6. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

Good for positive statement.

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7. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

Hello, we love St maarteen as well! Where are you staying when you go in May? We've been to Oyster Bay several times and a VRBO. Mostly on cruise ships of late. We were planning on staying for Two weeks in 2018 and wanted to stay closer to Orient Bay. Any recommendations will help since most of the hotels were hit hard by Irma😕. Thanks!

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8. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

Villa might be the way to do it for a while. I know our places will be up and running next week. (2 of them already are) As a matter of fact, my parents are moving back down next week. It was great to have them but it is time for them to go back!! :)

I personally have not been back yet but I will be in May/June/July again. Several people who have stayed at our places have reported still having a great time!

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9. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

xyz - good to see you back here. Hope damage not too extensive!

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10. Re: Should you come to St Maarten now? is it safe?

If we were to come in just for relaxation, We would opt for Mary's Boon when it's fully open, great clean beach, safe and lovely bar/restaurant next door.

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