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We are a party of 6 (2 - grandparents, 2 - mom & Dad, 2 - teens, male & female) chartering Lagoon 41 July 8-18 from TMM Road Town BVI. Would like to provision ourselves from Road Town facilities. Are there stores with amply provisions within Road Town? Is there a problem importing food from Canada?
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there are enough places in Road town to buty food. there is also a very fine expensive chandlery there.
i wouldn''t schlep food from canada you could spend a week with customs AY.
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What we typically do is bring dry food staples like pasta coffee etc..and buy the fresh stuff in Roadtown. You have 2 larger food market to choose from RiteWay and K Mark''s. Also there is a little superette right at the corner of marina where TMM is located for last minute stuff. http://home.earthlink.net/~hervel/index.html

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why would you want to schlep all that stuff when you are on vacation?
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My wife and I spent a few weeks just the two of us aboard a Jenneau 36 this past Dec. in the BVI. We met Moma_Cocha, actually - hey Herve!

To offer another opinion - we opted to buy everything as suggested by Kimberlite, but agreed next time we''d do as recommended by Moma_Cocha. Its crazy to pay BVI prices for non-perishable staples that could have easily been packed in a cardboard box and checked as luggage. It just cuts into your Pusser''s Budget!!

Have a GREAT time!
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Hey Jason...what happened to the boat show trip ?
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Just back from the BVI. I recommend you go to Bobby''s in Road Town, which is a good grocery store with good selection. They were very helpful and we learned while there that you can email your list and they will compile the groceries for you at no charge. We also took a separate suitcase with dry foods such as crackers, rice, etc. We checked it through figuring if it was lost by the airlines then we would replace the contents down there but no problem. Liquor and wine was not much more expensive down there. ALSO: you can''t bring in any meat products to the BVI.

Hope this helps.
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