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Help! Flight from St. Thomas to St. Maarten

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Help! Flight from St. Thomas to St. Maarten

I am a Caribbean novice and can use some advice. We need to get from St. Thomas to St. Maarten on 5 December. Our Caribbean Sun flight we originally booked was cancelled, as apparently they stopped that service.

That said, does anyone have suggestions, perhaps charter flight companies, for getting from STT to SXM, and ultimately SBH (round trip)?

Thanks!

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1. Re: Help! Flight from St. Thomas to St. Maarten

Check LIAT (www.liatairline.com), I believe they have one flight a day from STT to SXM. From there you have to catch a Winair flight (www.fly-winair.com) or an Air Caribes flight (go to www.sbhonline.com and click on the "getting there" link) to SBH. You may not be able to get from STT to SBH and back on the same day in fact schedules may be such that you might have to overnight in SXM on your way to SBH.

FYI - A charter flight from STT to SBH or SXM is going to be very expensive (probably around $1,500 to 2,000 one way). The landing at SBH is tricky so if you do charter a flight be sure the pilot is experienced in landing at that airport.

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2. Re: Help! Flight from St. Thomas to St. Maarten

You can fly STT to SJU, from SJU to SXM, from SXM to SBH. Charter flights would cost mega bucks. American Airlines has several flights each day from San Juan to St. Martin. Then you can fly from St. Martin to St. Barts. Leave STT on the earliest flight to SJU...you should be able to get to SBH same day.

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3. Re: Help! Flight from St. Thomas to St. Maarten

Thanks! I will consider these options.

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4. Re: Help! Flight from St. Thomas to St. Maarten

Hi,

same for us:

we need to get from SXM to STT next december (coming from SBH)and we were very disappointed with Caribbean Sun cancellation of SXM-STT flights.

How we are trying to solve the problem:

SBH to SXM on St. Barth Commuter (or if your schedule fits better there is also Winair).

SXM to STT on Liat, they have 2 directs flights daily from SXM ,one at 7.50am and one at 11.50am.

Only drawback is that on our way back we have to overnight in ST. Marteen in order to catch our intercontinental flight in the afternoon, since the only daily Liat flight leaves from STT at 6.50pm.

It seems strange that none of the local flight companies have replaced the Caribbean Sun flights.....

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