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Info for the jewish traveler
http://www.chabadpr.com/


Hotels   (feel free to add suggestions)
   Before booking any hotel check the Chabad website they have very good rates for the popular hotels that are close to them

   Ritz Carlton

   http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/SanJuan/Default.htm
        DDF'r Hotel Review
        http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=7995.msg462832#msg462832
   St. Regis
   http://www.stregisbahiabeach.com/
       DDF'r Hotel Review
       http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=7995.msg161581#msg161581
   El San Juan
   http://www.elsanjuanhotel.com/default-en.html
   Gran Melia
   http://www.melia.com/en/hotels/puerto-rico/coco-beach/gran-melia-puerto-rico-golf-resort/index.html
         DDF'r Hotel Review
         http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=7995.msg927319#msg927319


Preferred Car Rental
   http://www.chabadpr.com/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/2370163/jewish/Charlie-Car-Rental.htm


Kosher food
  Old San Juan
   Kosher in Paradise, Israeli style. With panini, falafel and more.  They can deliver to your hotel for a fee
   261 Fortaleza Street.
   787-244-3399
   Chabad (next to The Ritz and El San Juan)
   http://shop.chabadpr.com/   (please someone add info regarding this)


Things to do

   Bioluminescent Bay
   http://www.pureadventurepr.com/adventure_trips/bio_bay_lagoon_tour_excursion/
 
   El Yunque rainforest
   http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g147324-d1448148-Reviews-The_El_Yunque_Rain_Forest-El_Yunque_National_Forest_Puerto_Rico.html

   ATV/Horseback Riding
   http://www.carabalirainforestpark.com/atv.php

   Casa Bacardi Distillery Tour- Rum Factory
   http://www.casabacardi.org/

   Explore Old San Juan-
   Castillo de San Cristobal- Old Forts in Old San Juan

   http://www.nps.gov/saju/index.htm

   Vieques and Culebra
    2 small islands with fabulous beaches that, IMHO are more interesting than the main island. (and Vieques has its own biobay)

  Mini Boat Adventure
  http://www.kayakingpuertorico.com/pages/island_hop_snorkel.html


Trip Reports:

   http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=7995.msg651144#msg651144

   http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=7995.msg1063469#msg1063469

Author Topic: Puerto Rico Master Thread  (Read 139307 times)

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #660 on: January 29, 2020, 03:09:02 PM »
But officially there's no zika
I dont think this is true

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #661 on: February 05, 2020, 09:44:44 AM »
Can Anyone suggest a home with private pool, ive checked airbnb vrbo and booking.com, but most looked nasty or shared a pool with complex(i dont want to stay at hotel as theres no kitchen and no private pool)

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/35706964?source_impression_id=p3_1580913853_zhj9Ubau2xCKdEAY

See if this place is available

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #662 on: February 06, 2020, 01:43:39 PM »
Any one know of a babysitter in chabad area?
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #663 on: July 30, 2020, 09:48:31 PM »
united flights leaving from Newark are $33 each way and a decent Airbnb can be had for under $50/night.

please convince me to visit in august for 5-10 days (with or without kids)  ;D

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #664 on: July 31, 2020, 12:41:16 PM »
From what age does PR require a negative COVID-19 PCR test

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #665 on: July 31, 2020, 12:42:21 PM »
From what age does PR require a negative COVID-19 PCR test
Is that REALLY a requirement?

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #666 on: August 02, 2020, 06:20:17 PM »
From what age does PR require a negative COVID-19 PCR test
Bump
Anyone with some more info?
Are kids required to get tested

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #667 on: August 20, 2020, 02:45:40 AM »
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #668 on: August 20, 2020, 05:38:17 AM »
Wrong thread

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #669 on: August 20, 2020, 11:55:07 AM »
Wrong thread

Indeed. I guess that's what happens when you go to DDF to try and battle insomnia. Confuse a coast for a port and a female noun for a male.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #670 on: October 31, 2020, 10:36:47 PM »
Flying Monday to SJU and just saw that I need a PCR test!
No way will I get the results on time :-(

Anyone know if they will accept a negative rapid results????

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #671 on: December 01, 2020, 10:13:17 PM »
Very sad - the Arecibo telescope collapsed today:

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #672 on: December 01, 2020, 10:15:27 PM »
Before and after:





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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #673 on: December 01, 2020, 11:56:36 PM »
Anyone traveled to SJU recently and has data points regarding covid and what's open?
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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #675 on: December 30, 2020, 07:20:01 PM »
Does anybody need a toaster in San Juan? Available tomorrow only. PM me

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #676 on: January 24, 2021, 02:38:21 PM »
Whats the story with toll in PR ? Will probably only drive
1 toll road from airport to Hyatt. Do car rental charge toll fee per day or per rental?

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #677 on: February 09, 2021, 09:51:36 PM »
does anyone know of another minyan  in a different location  in puerto rico then the  chabad for this shabbos

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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #678 on: February 12, 2021, 12:26:10 AM »
I know its farfetched but my friend might be staying at hyatt regency grand reserve puerto rico and if there is any remote chance a minyan could work out  this shabbos
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Re: Puerto Rico Master Thread
« Reply #679 on: February 14, 2021, 08:56:04 PM »
I know its farfetched but my friend might be staying at hyatt regency grand reserve puerto rico and if there is any remote chance a minyan could work out  this shabbos
Is your friend still here? We just arrived today.  I hear there were a bunch of guys here (Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve) this weekend hope your friend found a minyan.  We were at the Tryp/Chabad.

Anyone around to make a minyan this week? The drive back and forth to Chabad (30-45 min each way) is going to get old fast.