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Old 03-10-2012, 11:21   #16
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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

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Don't forget the good news... the far end of the Carib has Venezuela:

20-30 cents per Liter
This is only true for locals. I don't know how much is for foreigners, probably much cheaper than in the Bahamas anyway.
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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

I have heard stories about people getting very bad fuel in Venezuela, not sure if this is still true ?

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Old 03-10-2012, 11:54   #18
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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

No, fuel is usually clean if you buy in a pump. If you buy from someone in cans it may be bad but is not my experience.
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No, fuel is usually clean if you buy in a pump. If you buy from someone in cans it may be bad but is not my experience.

Are you in Venezuela now Sotavento ? What is the pump price for a litre or gallon of diesel now at the marinas for foreigners ?

If you are there of course

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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

I don't know but tomorrow I will go to the marina and I can find out and tell you on Friday.
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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

Wow , that would be great ,

Now that is up to date information !!!

Look forward to it Sotavento

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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

In March 2012, diesel was $1.30 in Sint Maarten.
Currently it is $1.06 in Culebre, PR
It was $0.96 in Salinas about three weeks ago.
All prices are per litre, of course.
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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

In the British Virgin Islands, diesel at Sopers Hole marina just cost us US$4.70/gal
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I would watch this ... a mate of mine has an incredible fuel straining and separation system which cleans diesel prior to it going into his tanks ... 1/3 of the diesel he purchased from tanks was water ... that's a lot of water
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Three point eight five what?
They work European system there ... price is per liter (not Gallon otherwise I'm leaving the BVI's in the morning to go fill up there)
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Wow , that would be great ,

Now that is up to date information !!!

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Hi typhoon, I checked, apparently there is no way a foreign boat can buy fuel legally. Absurd? yes! probably after next Sunday things will change ( we hope) drastically. Nevertheless I was told you can get fuel from third parties but price you have to bargain, but remember base price is "free".
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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

Petit Martinique was about 14.94 EC for imperial gallon of gasoline and 16.30 ec for imperial gallon of diesel. Ends up being about $4.60 a US gallon for diesel and $5.02 a US gallon for gasoline. I think Grenada has been a little more than that.
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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

The average cost per gallon of diesel was about $6 in July ,2012 on a trip from San Juan, PR to the Fl Keys, whereas the price dropped to around $4.
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Re: Cost of Diesel in th Caribbean

In the USVI and BVI this June it was running from 6.00 to 6.50.
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