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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1635 on: November 18, 2014, 01:51:12 PM »
Also, is NYC-LAX-AUH-SYD a permitted routing?

No.

MPM+25 = 14,933 mi.

Your proposed routing is north of 18,000.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1636 on: November 19, 2014, 09:22:29 PM »
looking for visit a warm place in mid January for about a week. willing to spend on flights from NYC + hotel/apt rental a total of $2500. preferably the place should have a Shabbos minyan.

[my top choice would be one of the Hawaiian Islands, but I believe that would put me over budget. if someone has ideas how to make it work, please let me know.]

So any ideas where to go? reasons why you think so would be extra helpful.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1637 on: November 20, 2014, 10:58:18 PM »
looking for visit a warm place in mid January for about a week. willing to spend on flights from NYC + hotel/apt rental a total of $2500. preferably the place should have a Shabbos minyan.

[my top choice would be one of the Hawaiian Islands, but I believe that would put me over budget. if someone has ideas how to make it work, please let me know.]

So any ideas where to go? reasons why you think so would be extra helpful.

my post above should read that I prefer leaving from Chicago, but would leave from NYC.
« Last Edit: November 21, 2014, 12:09:43 AM by nirc »

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1638 on: November 21, 2014, 09:31:11 AM »
I would go with Florida, personally I would choose Orlando because you can get a house with a pool for relatively cheap. However Miami has kosher food and guaranteed minyanim.

Flights from Chicago to Orlando on SW would be about $250, on Jetblue it should be about $275 although you could probably get a better deal if you do some more research. Pool homes can be found for $750-$1,000 per week . Try Florida Gold Vacation Homes, Orlando Pool Homes, or homeaway.com vrbo.com etc.

According to your budget this would leave you some extra for activities

Have fun!

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1639 on: November 21, 2014, 11:38:37 AM »
I would go with Florida, personally I would choose Orlando because you can get a house with a pool for relatively cheap. However Miami has kosher food and guaranteed minyanim.

Flights from Chicago to Orlando on SW would be about $250, on Jetblue it should be about $275 although you could probably get a better deal if you do some more research. Pool homes can be found for $750-$1,000 per week . Try Florida Gold Vacation Homes, Orlando Pool Homes, or homeaway.com vrbo.com etc.

According to your budget this would leave you some extra for activities

Have fun!

thank you for responding. I apologize for not being clearer but the 2500 budget was strictly for plane + hotel/apt rental. I was not including any $ to spend on activities or food. while FL is an excellent choice, I would like to go someplace where I don't bring my kids.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1640 on: November 21, 2014, 12:33:39 PM »
Got it. You may be able to do Hawaii Sunday-Friday on that budget, is it really $2,500 or can you go a little higher?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1641 on: November 21, 2014, 12:51:05 PM »
For example, using US airways vacations you can Fly RT from Chicago with one stop and stay at Hyatt Regency Wakiki Beach for $1,550 per person from Jan 11-18 (Sunday through Sunday). This was just after a quick search. I am sure you could even get a little cheaper. Or you can stay at a cheaper hotel.

It's doable for flights/hotel for 2 people to go to Hawaii for a week on your budget. You can post in the Need Help Finding ... threads for more specific help.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1642 on: November 21, 2014, 01:16:26 PM »
For example, using US airways vacations you can Fly RT from Chicago with one stop and stay at Hyatt Regency Wakiki Beach for $1,550 per person from Jan 11-18 (Sunday through Sunday). This was just after a quick search. I am sure you could even get a little cheaper. Or you can stay at a cheaper hotel.

If you're going to stay in Waikiki you may as well stay in Chicago :P
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1643 on: November 22, 2014, 10:19:44 PM »
Hi, I'm flying in February to Brussels for a wedding. Since I'm in Europe I'd like to visit another country for 1-3 days, can anyone advise a good place? Any ideas? I once read about Norway but I cant find that thread

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1644 on: November 22, 2014, 10:26:22 PM »
Hi, I'm flying in February to Brussels for a wedding. Since I'm in Europe I'd like to visit another country for 1-3 days, can anyone advise a good place? Any ideas? I once read about Norway but I cant find that thread

This might cover it, or do a search for Norway - http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=5838.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1645 on: November 22, 2014, 10:39:16 PM »

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1646 on: November 23, 2014, 04:01:04 PM »
If you're going to stay in Waikiki you may as well stay in Chicago :P


He said he wanted somewhere warm

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1647 on: November 24, 2014, 11:31:39 AM »
Time for another Vacation!

Departing out of FLL/MIA

haven't looked to deeply yet, but for starters i was thinking for mid JAN

3 nights, 4 days in either:

Punta Cana
Cancun
Nassau
Aruba
St Martin

Experience?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1648 on: November 24, 2014, 11:34:01 AM »
LIR/SJO.

Or better yet GIG or EZE.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #1649 on: November 24, 2014, 11:43:27 AM »
Time for another Vacation!

Departing out of FLL/MIA

haven't looked to deeply yet, but for starters i was thinking for mid JAN

3 nights, 4 days in either:

Punta Cana
Cancun
Nassau
Aruba
St Martin

Experience?


How long? How many ppl?