Brand New – 19th Edition – Just Released May 2020. This book is a must have whether you are considering moving to the US Virgin Islands, planning to invest in the islands, or you are a new resident! The Settlers Handbook for the US Virgin Islands is your guide to moving to St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island.
This relocation guide for the Virgin Islands includes helpful information on employment, renting a home, real estate, schools, healthcare, churches, local events, sports, and recreational activities. It discusses how to move personal items, furniture, pets, and cars. It touches on population, geography, history, and culture. It describes how the various departments of government function, and offers information on the business climate, taxes and EDC/tax incentives.
There is a section on getting acquainted with each of the main islands in the Virgin Islands. There is a cost of living section, with rates on apartment rentals and utilities. Also covered are construction costs, some energy saving tips, and information on recycling. There are lists and telephone numbers for government agencies, banks, schools, utilities, community organizations, doctors’ offices, and more.
The Settlers Handbook has a 40-year history of helping people familiarize themselves with moving to and living in the Virgin Islands. It was first published in 1975 and has been updated regularly ever since. This is the 19th edition of the Settlers Handbook. Released in 2020. Soft cover. 218 pages.