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Author Topic: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread  (Read 65605 times)

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« Reply #105 on: March 18, 2014, 06:25:55 PM »
 please help :))))
can anyone tell me which of the Caribbean Islands is the best, using united mileage ??
and what is the best route from NYC ??

thank u
 

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Re: Islands
« Reply #106 on: March 18, 2014, 06:27:21 PM »
Welcome to the forums. There is a thread about this. Please search before you post.

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Re: Islands
« Reply #107 on: March 18, 2014, 06:32:16 PM »

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #108 on: March 31, 2014, 01:36:52 AM »
Just booked SXM for a few nights next month.

Anyone know Raddisson >< Westin?
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #109 on: March 31, 2014, 02:02:18 AM »
Actually, may not matter... not a SINGLE day for award redemtion at the Raddisson for next four months.

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Re: Islands
« Reply #110 on: March 31, 2014, 02:26:43 AM »
please help :))))
can anyone tell me which of the Caribbean Islands is the best, using united mileage ??
and what is the best route from NYC ??

thank u
 

I recently went to Antigua. 10k avious points. Stayed on a resort all inclusive all you can eat (whatever was kosher)and all you can drink. There are tons of diff resorts there obviously some nicer then others
Was incredible trip

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #111 on: November 04, 2014, 08:32:31 PM »
St Martin, SXM for Westin Hotel shows no availability after December 20, 2014
2 reps on the phone says sold out?? Anyone have experience if they open up rooms?
According to the website, they are doing a renovation. Could be the reason

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #112 on: November 18, 2014, 09:10:17 PM »
anyone have ideas on a warm place to go in January (without kids) for a week? would be paying cash (no points to redeem) and looking to spend in the $400 range pp for a flight from NYC, otherwise would fly to Hawaii ($600-700)

Our preferred choices all have shabbos minyan/ kosher food --- puerto rico; st thomas, VI ; dominican republic; caymen islands; jamaica; cancun.

We are open to other suggestions as well, except for: st maarten, aruba, hawaii, FL and California.
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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #113 on: November 18, 2014, 09:45:54 PM »
anyone have ideas on a warm place to go in January (without kids) for a week? would be paying cash, no points to use.

Our preferred choices all have shabbos minyan/ kosher food --- puerto rico; st thomas, VI ; dominican republic; caymen islands; jamaica; cancun.

We are open to other suggestions as well, except for: st maarten, aruba, hawaii, FL and California.
Go on a cruise from Sunday till Sunday so shabbos u are on the water

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #114 on: November 18, 2014, 09:49:47 PM »
Belize

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #115 on: November 18, 2014, 09:55:51 PM »
Belize

good choice except no Shabbos minyan, and is too pricey for me. looking to spend max around $400 pp from NYC. would go to HAwaii otherwise.

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #116 on: November 18, 2014, 09:57:57 PM »
Go on a cruise from Sunday till Sunday so shabbos u are on the water

thinking about it. but after reading about cruises here on the forum, it sounds so complicated concerning about food, extra fees etc...

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #117 on: November 18, 2014, 10:00:47 PM »
thinking about it. but after reading about cruises here on the forum, it sounds so complicated concerning about food, extra fees etc...
I took a cruise 2 years ago out from Miami I covered Puerto Rico st. Marten and St. Thomas the way home I had shabbos full day on water I had minyan kosher delicious food yes u can bring along food no problem even they write you are not allowed the company was celebrity cruises from my perspective it was my cheapest vacation and a lot of fun

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #118 on: November 18, 2014, 10:37:41 PM »
good choice except no Shabbos minyan, and is too pricey for me. looking to spend max around $400 pp from NYC. would go to HAwaii otherwise.

Belize is very cheap once you get there.

Stay on Caye Caulker.

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Re: Carribean Islands (Which One?) Master Thread
« Reply #119 on: November 19, 2014, 01:54:43 AM »
Go on a cruise from Sunday till Sunday so shabbos u are on the water

Another vote for the cruise here, though will be very expensive if you do it the right way with Kosherica.