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Is everything likely to be open in the Caribbean islands during the Easter period please? The cruise which we're thinking of booking calls in to Antigua, St Maarten, St Lucia and Barbados between 21-24 April. Thank you in advance for any asistance.
Submitted by - , Sheerness - United Kingdom / Subject - P&O Cruises caribbean , Ports of Call
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Taffy - Answered a Question by Philo (10 Mar 11 08:45)

Unless its a public holiday yes ,when a ships in port they open up, they rely on tourist to make living.

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Philo - replied to Taffy (10 Mar 11 13:42)

I understand that these ARE public holidays, hence my query.

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Chris - replied to Philo (10 Mar 11 15:48)

Yes, and the Caribbean is more religious than the UK. Just might be limitations esp shops Easter Sunday - St Lucia that day? - but I doubt you'll have a problem with taxis or with the decent selection of shops in the duty-free terminal. ............. there's no significant museums etc (? check out St Lucia's drive-in volcano, I think it's govt-run) ......... St Maarten is the only excellent shopping out of the four - and I'm guessing that's the saturday so I don't see a problem. ......... Chris.

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