The coin features the bananaquit bird, yellow cedar flower and tyre palm tree, and you can look for all three live with a special offer from the islands' Dept. of Tourism: Seven St. Thomas resorts and four St. Croix locations now offer $.25 room rates for the first three nights of your trip. Cash in fast as travel (hotel+air) must be arranged through BookIt.com before Nov. 2, your island getaway needs to happen by Dec. 15, and the offer's good only while rooms last.
(For fun, I just priced out three nights, single occupancy on a mid-November weekend with a roundtrip ticket from San Francisco and got $640. I wasn't planning any trips, but this one just makes