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http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/21098

Seasonal direct flights from NYC: JetBlue 5 days per week (Tuesday and Wednesday they don't fly) Virgin America on Saturday.

If you want to be near Chabad of Palm Springs you want to look for houses in Twin Palms or Deepwell.
There are other area that may work, like Sunny Dunes for example, though it would be best to inquire the distance from Chabad before booking.
Don't forget to leave a donation, Chabad Houses in tourist destinations are dependent on visitor support.

Good rental sites include:
http://vrbo.com/
http://www.vacationrentals.com/
https://www.acmehouseco.com/

http://palmsprings.craigslist.org/vac/  ****Approach with caution, there have been many vacation rental scams with almost no way to recover money******

Hotels in and around Palm Springs include:
-Hyatt Regency Suites in downtown Palm Springs.
-Hyatt Grand Champions Resort in Indian Wells
-Westin Mission Hills Resort in Rancho Mirage

Activities:
-Hiking, and lots of it.
-Joshua Tree National Park
-Walking up Cahuilla Hills Dr is easy and breathtaking: http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/6652
-Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
-Thursday night street fair in downtown Palm Springs
-Cabazon Outlet Shopping
-Knott's Soak City
-ATV http://www.quadsquadatvtours.com/desertatvtours/
Childrens Discovery Museum = $8 per person of the age 2 great for kids

Chabad: Chabad Palm springs is located at
425 avenida Ortega
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #140 on: December 30, 2013, 11:11:55 AM »
How long does it take to walk from the westin mission hills resort to chabad or any shul?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #141 on: December 30, 2013, 11:24:55 AM »
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #142 on: December 31, 2013, 12:28:31 PM »
Which points should I use for a hotel in Palm Springs? UR or starwoods? And what's a beautiful hotel?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #143 on: December 31, 2013, 12:50:14 PM »
Which points should I use for a hotel in Palm Springs? UR or starwoods? And what's a beautiful hotel?
The Hyatt Indian Wells is amazing.

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #144 on: December 31, 2013, 01:42:57 PM »
The Hyatt Indian Wells is amazing.
Thanks, Through which program can I book it? UR?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #145 on: December 31, 2013, 01:48:46 PM »

Thanks, Through which program can I book it? UR?

UR transfer to Hyatt
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #146 on: December 31, 2013, 02:39:58 PM »
is it worth to pay 14.5k spg points for the westin premium villa instead of 12k for the regular villa?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #147 on: December 31, 2013, 03:04:48 PM »
which hotel is nicer, Hyatt or westin mission hills?

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« Reply #148 on: December 31, 2013, 06:45:40 PM »
Hyatt Indian Wells is fantastic.
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #149 on: December 31, 2013, 08:44:23 PM »
Just got off the phone with Delta and they re-booked me for this upcoming Thursday!!

Now gotta find where to stay, weekdays im planing on staying at hotel (prob Hyatt) but shabess i would love to stay at a villa, any recommendations?

I tried searching but was overwhelmed, can anybody share their experience?

(in worse case, any hotel which wont interfere with shabess, Electricity< walking to shul etc.?)

TIA

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #150 on: December 31, 2013, 10:40:56 PM »
Which hotel in Palm Springs is a nice, quiet hotel?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #151 on: January 01, 2014, 12:35:50 AM »
Which hotel in Palm Springs is a nice, quiet hotel?
The Hyatt Indian Wells is nice. Not sure what you mean by quiet. IMO, quiet means people don't stay there, so the hotel must not be nice. Most resorts don't have lots of noise going on.

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #152 on: January 01, 2014, 12:39:54 AM »
The Hyatt Indian Wells is nice. Not sure what you mean by quiet. IMO, quiet means people don't stay there, so the hotel must not be nice. Most resorts don't have lots of noise going on.
Lol, that's what I was thinking :D
Motel 6 maybe ;)

If you want quiet rent a house.
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #153 on: January 02, 2014, 12:27:40 PM »
Westin Mission Hills Resort in Rancho Mirage

Is this place also nice? anybody ever stayed here? also when I called them they said they have the hotel and the villas in two adjacent buildings whats nicer, the hotel or the villas??

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #154 on: January 02, 2014, 04:54:59 PM »
The property is beautiful- stunning grounds, very scenic.  The hotel rooms are in many buildings and the villas are in a separate area of the property.  The villas have a living room/ dining area, kitchenette which you don't have in the regular hotel rooms. 

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #155 on: January 02, 2014, 05:19:23 PM »
The property is beautiful- stunning grounds, very scenic.  The hotel rooms are in many buildings and the villas are in a separate area of the property.  The villas have a living room/ dining area, kitchenette which you don't have in the regular hotel rooms.

which would you take if you had the choice the villas or hotel? as far as beauty and views

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #156 on: January 02, 2014, 08:02:07 PM »
The views are beautiful throughout the property- hotel/ villas.  It's a personal preference!

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #157 on: January 02, 2014, 08:15:50 PM »
does it pay to use 36 K SPG points 4 Westin or rather 54 K UR for Hyatt

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #158 on: January 02, 2014, 08:23:00 PM »
does it pay to use 36 K SPG points 4 Westin or rather 54 K UR for Hyatt

For me Hyatt is easier to acquire so I'd rather burn those.
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #159 on: January 02, 2014, 08:36:37 PM »
I would sell the ones I'm not using. Which will I get more for?