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Anguilla   ??               
Antigua   ??               
Aruba   Chabad   Marriott, Ritz Carlton,...etc            
Bahamas  Chabad  Atlantis-Marriott, Baha Mar-Hyatt  Weather forcast always says rain but in reality mostly nice weather 
Barbados    Chabad              
Bermuda    Colder, and Bermuda Triangle....
Cuba    ??              
Curaçao   Chabad          Hyatt     
Cancun   Kosher Restaurants, Chabad   St Regis, Hyatt, Westin...etc            Not Carribean but close enough
Cozumel   Chabad +         Not Carribean but close enough
Dominican Republic    Chabad + Year Round Kosher Hotel  Westin            
Grand Cayman    Kosher Frozen Food at the Ritz and Chabad Ritz, Westin..           
Jamaica    Chabad   Hyatt, Hilton            
Martinique    Chabad             
Puerto Rico    ChabadSt Regis x2, Ritz Carlton, W...etc            80% of the Island doen't have power All restored now
St Barts   Chabad              
St Kitts    Supermarket Carries many marked itemsPH            
St Lucia   Chabad              
St Martin   Chabad            
St Thomas    Chabad   Ritz Carlton, Wyndham, Westin on ST John            
Turk & CaicosChabad              
* Zika Status - I think its fair to say they all have it today most islands just stop reporting it.


HT: Davidmal

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Author Topic: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread  (Read 88407 times)

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #300 on: August 25, 2016, 03:11:13 PM »
For all you Boston People.... http://www.secretflying.com/2016/hot-boston-to-the-cayman-islands-for-only-189-roundtrip/


i know it doesn't belong here but I just want to post it here so badly.........
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #301 on: August 25, 2016, 04:13:03 PM »
Never got around to it, sorry.

Will we see it one day?

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #302 on: August 25, 2016, 04:13:25 PM »
For all you Boston People.... http://www.secretflying.com/2016/hot-boston-to-the-cayman-islands-for-only-189-roundtrip/


i know it doesn't belong here but I just want to post it here so badly.........

Did you post it in Up in the air?

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #303 on: August 25, 2016, 04:30:06 PM »
Did you post it in Up in the air?
I did just now.
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #304 on: August 31, 2016, 12:14:56 PM »
My wife and I plan on going to Turks and Caicos i a few weeks, and i have a few question for those that have been there:

1) Which Hotel do you recommend i stay at? preferably a quieter or isolated one, and within a reasonable price range. (If there is a hotel that can booked with points, please let me know as i haven't found any.)
2)Is there Walmart or a similar store that sell basic kosher foods on the island? and Do the hotels warm up kosher food for free?
3) What's the best way to get around?
4) Which activities do you recommend for my wife and I (She's expecting).

Any info will be greatly appreciated.
TIA!

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #305 on: September 14, 2016, 01:01:01 PM »
Which islands besides for Bermuda  currently don't have a Zika issue?

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #306 on: September 14, 2016, 01:26:50 PM »
Which islands besides for Bermuda  currently don't have a Zika issue?
Check Turks and Caicos

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #307 on: September 14, 2016, 01:43:50 PM »
Check Turks and Caicos
Seems like they do..

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #308 on: September 15, 2016, 10:00:11 AM »
Which islands besides for Bermuda  currently don't have a Zika issue?

Last I checked a few months ago it was Antigua, Turks and Caicos, Bahamas and Caymans.  Not sure if the statuses have changed

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #309 on: September 15, 2016, 10:33:08 AM »
Last I checked a few months ago it was Antigua, Turks and Caicos, Bahamas and Caymans.  Not sure if the statuses have changed
they sure have. i think bermuda is the only beach option on eastern seaboard now. please cmiiw since id love to go someplace with no zika and bermuda isnt so gevaldig
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #310 on: September 16, 2016, 08:36:33 AM »
they sure have. i think bermuda is the only beach option on eastern seaboard now. please cmiiw since id love to go someplace with no zika and bermuda isnt so gevaldig

Bermuda is not hot all year round

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #311 on: September 16, 2016, 11:21:19 AM »
Bermuda is not hot all year round
exactly. thats why its not so gevaldig...
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #312 on: September 19, 2016, 01:03:56 PM »
exactly. thats why its not so gevaldig...

It's a pretty gevaldig place in general

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #313 on: October 07, 2016, 12:40:52 PM »
Marriott barbados is 25k points or like 200 a night after taxes, best to use points ? i realize its a low redemption vs spend and earn?

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #314 on: November 09, 2016, 06:15:57 PM »
im in barbados with a grill / girdle combo... Can we find a place to leave it ? i'll donate it to the cause

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #315 on: November 09, 2016, 11:07:12 PM »
btw this grill has served me well https://www.walmart.com/ip/Farberware-4-in-1-Grill-Silver/36480524, if you want to use it, contact me, im leaving it by the jewish community here in barbados

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #316 on: November 10, 2016, 06:22:37 AM »
btw this grill has served me well https://www.walmart.com/ip/Farberware-4-in-1-Grill-Silver/36480524, if you want to use it, contact me, im leaving it by the jewish community here in barbados
theres a Jewish community in Barbados?

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #317 on: November 10, 2016, 09:26:34 PM »
theres a Jewish community in Barbados?

yes, not big but yes, dunno how orthodox friday night services are

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #318 on: January 17, 2017, 01:30:34 PM »
Guadeloupe vs. Martinique?  Flying into one and out of the other and was wondering where to spend the time.

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #319 on: January 17, 2017, 05:31:47 PM »
Guadeloupe vs. Martinique?  Flying into one and out of the other and was wondering where to spend the time.

seems more people like Martinique and the beaches are nicer: https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g147300-i1141-k1108914-Guadeloupe_or_Martinique-Guadeloupe.html

personally, I like the St. Barts beaches more, but that wasn't one of the choices:
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