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V.I. Answer Desk: Luggage Storage for Tourists

Source reader Richie Peden of Atlanta, Ga., asks: "is there anywhere in downtown Charlotte Amalie that we can store our luggage for a few hours to shop before our flight leaves?"
The answer is yes.
Carmen Staley of V.I. Welcome Center and Native Arts and Crafts Cooperative says the co-op, along with an array of local art, has offered the service since 2001.
Located at the corner of Veterans Drive and Tolbod Gade, facing Vendors Plaza, the co-op is run by the Committee to Revive our Culture, a not-for-profit organization.
The co-op takes baggage Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.
The daily charges are $1 for a small bag, $2 for a medium and $3 for a large bag.
Staley says they get a lot of business from passengers arriving on the nearby St. John ferry and St. Thomas hotels, whose check-out time is usually 11 a.m.
However, she noted, "The service is available for anybody."
The co-op is also a good location for visitors to pick up locally made hot sauces, crafts, dolls, jewelry, soaps, sculptures and paintings to stick in that luggage.

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