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#1
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Joined Jun 2008
My husband is looking forward to shopping for a diamond ring in St.Thomas - do you need to book a downtown shopping excursion to find the best shopping outlets or are there many shops right at the port?

TIA
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Originally posted by kriskropmemories
My husband is looking forward to shopping for a diamond ring in St.Thomas - do you need to book a downtown shopping excursion to find the best shopping outlets or are there many shops right at the port?

TIA

Shopping excursion????
Downtown is a 10 mintue walk or $6 cab ride from both ports.
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Thanks, I just see all the Carnival downtown shopping excursions available and just wanted to be sure we weren't missing out on a major shopping area by staying near the ship.

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#4
BH13 - England
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Joined Jan 2009
Originally posted by Nole0202
Shopping excursion????
Downtown is a 10 mintue walk or $6 cab ride from both ports.
Agred, but there are shops on the quay where you will dock. Be prepared to play hardball barter. Compare prices prior to leaving -

If you want ideas of prices here are some sites are interactive where you can change the size/quality of stones/s (etc) and obtain a price indcation.
Check the 4c's and prices prior to taking a step into the unknown.
There are sharks in the Caribbean on land

If you want ideas of prices here are some sites are interactive where you can change the size/quality of stones/s (etc) and obtain a price indcation.


http://www.diamondsinternational.com

http://www.heartsonfire.com

http://www.colombianemeralds.com

http://shop.littleswitzerland.com/

Good luck


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