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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.
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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 #90 on: November 09, 2012, 10:10:36 AM »
Here's my plan as of now: leaving NY to LA coming December on a Sunday. Wanna stay in LA till tusday. Tuesday afternoon to Palm Springs satying in a hotel till friday.  Friday till monday in a Villa near the Chabad Shul.

I need advise on, witch hotels to stay,(spg perferred) and about a nice villa in palm springs,
Attractions in LA and palm spring, (going with a infant)
Any help would be appriciated.



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Re: Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: November 09, 2012, 10:15:35 AM »
Here's my plan as of now: leaving NY to LA coming December on a Sunday. Wanna stay in LA till tusday. Tuesday afternoon to Palm Springs satying in a hotel till friday.  Friday till monday in a Villa near the Chabad Shul.

I need advise on, witch hotels to stay,(spg perferred) and about a nice villa in palm springs,
Attractions in LA and palm spring, (going with a infant)
Any help would be appriciated.

Sounds like a fun trip!

Btw... Advice is what you need. You're looking for someone to advise you.
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: November 09, 2012, 11:59:06 AM »
last time i was there i rent from them for a good price  http://www.ps4rent.com/
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: November 09, 2012, 12:58:01 PM »
last time i was there i rent from them for a good price  http://www.ps4rent.com/

You can also check out VRBO.com for home rentals. It might be cheaper since you are planning on staying for an extended time to get the villa the whole time at a one week rental rate.

If you're set on SPG though there are 2 Westin properties in the desert area that I know of off hand - Westin Mission Hills (hotel and villas) or Westin Desert Willow (villas only). I've stayed at the hotel and villa portion of the Mission Hills and thought that the villas were actually more useful. Never been to Desert Willow.

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #94 on: November 09, 2012, 01:14:08 PM »
You can also check out VRBO.com for home rentals. It might be cheaper since you are planning on staying for an extended time to get the villa the whole time at a one week rental rate.
+1.
There are tons of awesome villas near either Chabad (Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage).  Just stay in one for a week and you'll save money.
No need for a hotel IMHO.
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #95 on: November 09, 2012, 02:22:31 PM »
I didn't find any SPG hotel near the Chabad shul,  a villa I assume will cost me 200-300 a night and SPG will cost me 7-15k witch is much more worth, that's why during the week I want to stay at hotel and for shaboss in a villa close by to the chabad shul.

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Re: Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #96 on: November 09, 2012, 02:24:04 PM »
I didn't find any SPG hotel near the Chabad shul,  a villa I assume will cost me 200-300 a night and SPG will cost me 7-15k witch is much more worth, that's why during the week I want to stay at hotel and for shaboss in a villa close by to the chabad shul.
Can easily get a villa for less than that
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: November 11, 2012, 12:33:46 PM »
What is the weather in this time of the year in Palm Spring ?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #98 on: November 12, 2012, 10:29:00 AM »
I searched for hours on vrbo.com and other sites too, I can't find anything cheaper than 275 per night, + cleaning fee and heating the pool fee,
Am I missing something ?

basically most villas close to Chabad are in the deppwell area, witch is VERY expensive....

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #99 on: November 12, 2012, 11:04:34 AM »
Twin Palms and Sunny Dunes are also walkable.
And everything is very negotiable.
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #100 on: November 13, 2012, 03:45:59 PM »
Where can I get the BEST Shaboss food delivered to my house in Palm Springs ? Is there somewhere I can order a Shaboss pkg order ?

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #101 on: November 13, 2012, 04:02:53 PM »
Where can I get the BEST Shaboss food delivered to my house in Palm Springs ? Is there somewhere I can order a Shaboss pkg order ?

try chabad or depending on size maybe some place in la would send it??

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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #102 on: November 14, 2012, 05:48:43 PM »
The cheapest villa I was able to get is $1300 for 4 days. Incluuding tax and cleaning fee, not included $65 for pool heating each day.
Is this considered a good price ?

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« Reply #103 on: November 14, 2012, 06:29:18 PM »
Sounds high. You should be able to negotiate a whole week for $1,400 or so.
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Re: Palm Springs, CA Master Thread
« Reply #104 on: November 21, 2012, 12:02:34 AM »
Anyone know anything about THE WESTIN MISSION HILLS RESORT & SPA?  Thank you!