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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #300 on: May 20, 2013, 09:16:34 PM »

Avis already dropped a car off at my house 18 hours before the time of the ressie, one-way 3 day intermediate size rental for $100
Holiday Inn Express Cooperstown>$77
Sheraton Springfield>$94
Fairmont Copley Plaza 1 BR Suite>$800 Free
Airtran nonstop flight home>$120

Going with my Zayde and a brother, Priceless.
what type car. Make sure u hit up the bagel store in boston 4got the name, thnk it's good hechsher

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #301 on: May 20, 2013, 09:39:48 PM »
no upgrade?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #302 on: May 20, 2013, 09:41:27 PM »
no upgrade?
The car? It's some souped up Taurus with 200 miles on it. 
They never seem to give me an BMW/Infiniti unless I actually shlep out to the airport and I'm not about to shlep out just for one.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #303 on: May 20, 2013, 09:43:04 PM »
Hi, I'm looking for some ideas for a late December trip to Asia with my wife.


So far I have 3 days in Beijing planned, and plan on spending another day in Dubai on the way back. That leaves me with 3 or 4 days to spend somewhere else.


Having gone to Chaing Mai last year and having an awesome time I'm looking for a place that will have lots of interesting things to do or beautiful scenery.



A couple of places I have thought of but rejected as of now:


New Zealand sounds awesome, but it would be peak season there so I want to try it a different time. I'm intrigued by Puket/ Ko Samai but I don't want to go back to the same country, even though it's in a different part of Thailand. Bali sounds good, but it sounds like most of what to do there is beaches and temples, each of which presents problems. From the research I have done it doesn't seem like there is much to do in Vietnam or Cambodia.


Anyone have any suggestions?

Singapore?

Or start saving money to go to Amanpulo. No Tznius issues there

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #304 on: May 20, 2013, 09:43:22 PM »
The car? It's some souped up Taurus with 200 miles on it. 
They never seem to give me an BMW/Infiniti unless I actually shlep out to the airport and I'm not about to shlep out just for one.
interesting, in lax ive heard they deliver bmw 5 series...

but isnt the new taurus considered a luxury? at least a premium

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #305 on: May 20, 2013, 09:44:08 PM »
interesting, in lax ive heard they deliver bmw 5 series...
I don't doubt it, LAX is fantastic with upgrades.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #306 on: May 20, 2013, 09:44:16 PM »
I don't doubt it, LAX is fantastic with upgrades.

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interesting, in lax ive heard they deliver bmw 5 series...

Not without a fight

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #307 on: May 20, 2013, 09:44:59 PM »
Not without a fight
ive heard otherwise

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #308 on: May 20, 2013, 09:46:14 PM »
Other problem is I'm doing a OW to BOS. 
Locations don't usually like losing a luxury car like that.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #309 on: May 20, 2013, 09:46:50 PM »
Other problem is I'm doing a OW to BOS. 
Locations don't usually like losing a luxury car like that.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #310 on: May 20, 2013, 09:48:57 PM »
Other problem is I'm doing a OW to BOS. 
Locations don't usually like losing a luxury car like that.
thats probably it

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #311 on: May 20, 2013, 09:50:09 PM »
I can always stop in BUF if I really want, only adds 9 minutes to the route.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #312 on: May 20, 2013, 10:00:44 PM »
I can always stop in BUF if I really want, only adds 9 minutes to the route.
Upgrade and a free tank of gas sounds like a good plan :)
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #313 on: May 22, 2013, 09:43:35 AM »
And they're all fantastic, though EZE gets quite cold in the winter.
But if you're looking to avoid anything prust don't step foot into GIG. And beware that it can be dangerous there.

But if you're into nature/hiking/outdoors it doesn't get better than HI where the beauty is unparallelled, it's safe, your cell phone and cash work perfectly, you can walk into Costco/WM to buy kosher food, etc.
wife is balking at leaving the kids :(
no interest in traveling super far with them. would have to be less than five hours of flying and a little more relaxed vacation. also, the only week we can travel has 17 tamuz on Tuesday so I would need a minyan on Tuesday as well. anyone been to Maine? rented a place with a private pool? are there shuls there?
any other ideas? I hate the heat
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #314 on: May 22, 2013, 03:22:38 PM »
interesting, in lax ive heard they deliver bmw 5 series...

but isnt the new taurus considered a luxury? at least a premium
Hertz @ LAX dosnt carry BMW's anymore! :( but they got a new selection of luxury and prestige cars!

Taurus is premium, and its pretty nice, although i dont like the pick up on it.
i just rented that one last week in SFO.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #315 on: May 26, 2013, 02:53:32 PM »
Hi

Any advice for my summer family trip

Should I go for Lake George or New Hampshire?



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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #316 on: May 29, 2013, 11:08:48 AM »
Right now this seems to be the plan. We have five nights (Wednesday night through Monday night). Hawaii seems too far for that, especially if two days will be shabbos (besides for the fact that award availability doesn't exist). Anyone have any other ideas?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #317 on: June 02, 2013, 05:35:04 PM »
I'm looking into this.

Sa CX0889 JFK-YVR, 11:00pm-12:50am +1
[The Westin Bayshore 3 nights]
Tu AS704 YVR-LAX, 1:20pm-4:16pm
[not sure yet]
Th UA233 LAX-JFK, 3:55pm-12:17am

What do you guys think?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #318 on: June 02, 2013, 05:37:21 PM »
A day and a half in la? Why not just stay in yvr and go to Whistler?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #319 on: June 02, 2013, 07:13:23 PM »
Hi

Any advice for my summer family trip

Should I go for Lake George or New Hampshire?

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