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Old April 30th, 2004, 04:54 PM
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Knowing how expensive internet can be on the ship, has anyone found inexpensive alternatives in port? Where and how much (roughly). Maybe we can put together a useful list of alternative internet "cafes" . Anyone found a good place?
My secret (now not a secret ) is that there is a free internet cafe located upstairs at the main location of Little Switzerland in StThomas. It is sponsored by Baume and Mercier
and time is free. May be limited to only a few minutes if demand is high.
The space is airconditioned (unusual for CharlotteAmolie) and there is a nice little cafe for coffe and cold drinks with clean and empty restrooms. Accessed by walking through the store on the right side and up the stairs.
Anyone else have a good internet place in port?
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Old April 30th, 2004, 06:42 PM
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Papa Biill..what a great secret....The travel chanel could use you....Another good thing, are the Crown and Anchor Clubs,which are only on a few islands..I hope they are still there..A cup of coffee,tea, a CLEAN RESTROOM, and I believe there is computer access there as well...its been a few years since I had the pleasure of using one, but on the upcoming CM Jewel of the sea cruise, I know it will be a stop on my shopping tour This list would be a great list to have...


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Old April 30th, 2004, 06:50 PM
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Hi Bill,
I always find an internet cafe in ports, not free, but for $5.00 you can use a high speed internet for almost an hour, a heck of a lot less than onboard the ship. Most of them are located close to the port, so they are easy to spot.


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Old April 30th, 2004, 07:07 PM
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Interesting tip PapaBill, if I ever get there again, I will check it out and check in with CruiseMates!


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I've never had trouble finding one in the Islands, Europe, wherever. Somewhere between $2 and $5 an hour is normal. IMO, not even worth making a list, because the first or second person you ask on the street will direct you to one.
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Papa Bill this is an excellent idea <about the list!> Btw we be in St.Thomas and thanks to your tip I will try it out!

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I mostly sail Princess and Platinum members get free internet which is worth about $150 to me per week. I normally access it first thing in the morning so I don't miss any ship activities, miss anytime at ports and shows at night.
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