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Re: Arriving to Puerto Rico from USVI read this!!!

Originally Posted by FarCry View Post
As mentioned, entrance procedures are clearly stated in Noonsite. I disagree with your statement that PR doesn't recognize the USVI as being part of the USA. If that were true, one would have to deal with immigration and customs, not just customs. I think a more correct perception is that the USVI are tax/duty free and PR doesn't want goods purchased in the USVI imported for resale in PR without paying tax. Booze and cigarettes are very cheap in the VI and smuggling into PR is not a welcomed activity. I am glad you weren't fined.
He might not have had any of those items onboard.

Good to know though.. especially about the 4 areas of PR

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In the end all that matters is how fully you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things that did not belong to you -Buddha


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