Settlers Handbook for the U.S. Virgin Islands (Relocation Guide)
If you are considering moving to the U.S. Virgin Islands, investing in the islands or if you are a new resident; this book is a must have! The Settlers Handbook for the U.S. Virgin Islands is your guide to moving to St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island.
It 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, history, and culture; and gives an overview of each island. It tells 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 island; a cost of living section with rates on apartment rentals and utility rates; handy for helping you generate an estimated budget; a section on construction costs, some energy saving tips and information on recycling. Also included are lists and telephone numbers for government agencies, organizations, doctors and businesses.
The Settlers Handbook has a 40 year history of helping people familiarize themselves with living in the Virgin Islands. It was first published in 1975 and has been updated regularly ever since. This is the 18th edition.