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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #600 on: April 26, 2017, 10:39:42 AM »
This is how fun threads die.

Alone,  friendless,  and kvetching about crumbs in the soda
Yup topic got hijacked into a deep halachic discussion, which interests about no-one..  :o

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #601 on: April 26, 2017, 10:41:28 AM »
Yup topic got hijacked into a deep halachic discussion, which interests about no-one..  :o
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #602 on: April 26, 2017, 11:32:54 AM »
Yup topic got hijacked into a deep halachic discussion, which interests about no-one..  :o

Why haven't the admins moved it into the Halacha thread?

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #603 on: April 26, 2017, 11:53:09 AM »
Why haven't the admins moved it into the Halacha thread?
To make the posts count?
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #604 on: April 30, 2017, 01:17:28 AM »
I guess the goyishe world gets their fair share of similar horror stories.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-28/coachella-for-the-super-rich-ends-in-disaster
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #607 on: December 31, 2017, 04:19:10 PM »
I was there.

The program was complete chaos and disorganization. I was there last year as well and while the food was awful, there was plenty of it and we had a nice time since the property is gorgeous and we enjoyed the crowd. This year was just ridiculous. Not enough food, no tea room, nobody to talk to about the multiple issues.

Regarding the article above, the story was that the hotel gave the program a bill of about $250k at the end of the program for services they claimed they provided (on top of what the program had already paid them) which the program claimed was inaccurate. The program owner slipped out of the hotel at 4AM after chag.

We checked out early since our flight was early afternoon and all was fine. About 1pm the hotel realized that the owner of the program had skipped town and so they started detaining guests and refusing to allow them to leave the property without paying extravagant amounts, from $5k-$35k per family...

The property is about a mile or more off the main road. There is a long road (about 5-10 minutes) once you get off the highway to the property. There are 3 security checkpoints along that road and they do not let you off the property without a pass from the hotel showing you are paid up in full.

As far as I know everyone left, paid with their Amex cards and are planning to dispute these charges.
Was anyone at their other program, "Pardes Pesach" in San Diego?
In our case we just trusted. They were running 2 programs this year and did so last year as well. Most ppl are reputable. In this case they were unfortunately not. We went on KMR before and that was really top quality!
Anyone have any knowledge of the CA program for this group? Was it well run? Did they take responsibility?
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #608 on: April 11, 2019, 04:18:59 PM »
Bump. Any stories this year?

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #609 on: April 11, 2019, 10:49:58 PM »
Bump. Any stories this year?
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
« Reply #610 on: April 23, 2019, 06:55:51 AM »
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.

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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
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Re: Pesach Program in Greece Cancelled Just Now!
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