When were the Virgin Islands obtained by the United States?

Answer The U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased by the United States from Denmark in 1917 for $25 million in gold. Ten years later, full United States citizenship was given to U.S. Virgin Islands citizens. ... Read More »

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Do you need your passport to fly to the Virgin Islands from the United States?

To fly to the British Virgin Islands, you will be required to present your U.S. passport. You do not need a passport to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands because they are a U.S. territory, according to... Read More »

What Are the Names of the United States Virgin Islands?

According to the CIA World Factbook, there are three main islands that constitute the United States Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. Additionally, there are several smaller islan... Read More »

When were the Virgin Islands purchased by the United States?

According to the Virgin Islands Vacation Guide and Community, the United States purchased St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John, which became the U.S. Virgin Islands, in 1917 for $25 million in gold.S... Read More »

Do United States citizens need a passport to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands?

As of June 2010, American citizens need only a valid photo identification to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands, since the islands are a U.S. territory. However, if American visitors to the islands ... Read More »