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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #105 on: April 29, 2014, 03:59:29 PM »
See above. No idea what their "BRG" means as the $165 is a lower rate found on a competing site.

i thought you still didn't contact the hotel group..

no prob. Report back

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #106 on: April 29, 2014, 04:00:24 PM »
i thought you still didn't contact the hotel group..
I emailed them, waiting for response. But I booked the lower price just in case they say BRG means nothing and didn't want to miss out on the price.

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #107 on: May 06, 2014, 07:51:36 PM »
1) Update: hotel never got back to me. BRG must just something they put on their site to impress you.

2) Anyone know info about the Royal Palace? How much did it cost to go in? Long lines? How long did it take?

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #108 on: May 07, 2014, 05:32:23 AM »
Just be warned it's a crappy hotel....... Not that there are any better options in GIB.

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #109 on: May 07, 2014, 07:40:13 AM »
Just be warned it's a crappy hotel....... Not that there are any better options in GIB.
Yes, I've been warned about that, and like you said, there's nothing better.

Was hoping someone had info about the Royal Palace?

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #110 on: May 07, 2014, 02:38:45 PM »
Yes, I've been warned about that, and like you said, there's nothing better.

Was hoping someone had info about the Royal Palace?
IINM It is 15 EUR I got the student discount at 6/7 EUR just showed them my "student ID" (my Israeli student visa not much lines when we were there very nice experience took like 3 hours

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #111 on: May 07, 2014, 02:48:13 PM »
IINM It is 15 EUR I got the student discount at 6/7 EUR just showed them my "student ID" (my Israeli student visa not much lines when we were there very nice experience took like 3 hours
Thanks! Did you have a tour guide? Or just walked through it yourself?

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #112 on: May 20, 2014, 04:49:12 PM »
If anyone has any other questions please feel free to ask!

Also, can you describe the hotel in GIB ?
Nice ? Any Shabbos issues ?
Points or Cash ?

thanks

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #113 on: May 20, 2014, 04:52:43 PM »
I think u would have to fly from Malaga to tlv

thanks for the quick reply.
looking for the shortest flight.
how would you get from GIB to Malaga ? train ? any idea of the travel time ?


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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #114 on: May 21, 2014, 09:24:05 PM »
What's the best way to book the Elliot at GIB?  Direct booking appears cheapest but is non-refundable.  Chase rewards gives less value per point, but is it refundable?

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #115 on: May 21, 2014, 09:50:54 PM »
What's the best way to book the Elliot at GIB?  Direct booking appears cheapest but is non-refundable.  Chase rewards gives less value per point, but is it refundable?
I saw it on Amoma for like $30 cheaper than direct booking. Just checkout Wego and HotelsCombined to see what site has it the cheapest.
Not sure if UR is refundable, but yes it is less value. Wanted bragging rights that every night for 33 nights was in a free hotel, so I used my points.  ::)

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #116 on: June 10, 2014, 02:30:07 PM »
Trying to Book flights out of GIB or AGP back to EWR. Business/First with BA is around 75/85K Avios.
Any Cheaper way to go ?

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #117 on: June 29, 2014, 10:05:34 PM »
What do you guys do for currency exchange in Spain? Bank ATMs?

What about in GIB?

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #118 on: June 30, 2014, 01:17:23 AM »
What do you guys do for currency exchange in Spain? Bank ATMs?

What about in GIB?
Open a bank acct with no fees and that refunds any fees from the ATM (like a TD acct) and then only take out of ATMs.

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Re: Re: Spain Master Thread
« Reply #119 on: July 08, 2014, 10:02:10 AM »
I booked my trip for the end of this month. Two days in Torrremolinos (Malaga) and Friday - Shabbos in GIB. I was going to rent a car for the drive to the GIB border but it appears that a taxi is cheaper than a rental with automatic transmission.