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Forum: Caribbean July 3, 2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By vettebuf
We traded for a Cable Beach timeshare in December...

We traded for a Cable Beach timeshare in December hoping to visit Baha Mar. We also added a few nights at Atlantis. We've been there several times and we're really looking forward to going back.
Forum: Mexico April 24, 2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By vettebuf
We're not going until September. That's okay...

We're not going until September. That's okay though, we'll be spending time at the beach all summer.
Forum: Mexico April 18, 2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,233
Posted By vettebuf
We're flying Spirit out of ACY in September for...

We're flying Spirit out of ACY in September for about $150 plus Spirit miles. I had flown them to Orlando in November and signed up for the card when I flew them to FLL in January. The bonus and...
Forum: Caribbean July 6, 2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By vettebuf
Bavaro seems to be only available to Royal...

Bavaro seems to be only available to Royal Holiday Club members now or through travel websites like vacations to go and apple.

I saw two in RCI two years ago but none since. We stayed there in...
Forum: Caribbean July 6, 2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By vettebuf
Royal Islander Club La Plage. La plage means "the...

Royal Islander Club La Plage. La plage means "the beach" in French.

Yes, it does have free WIFI.
Forum: TUG Lounge June 16, 2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,217
Posted By vettebuf
Wish List for New Places and Returns

I'm bringing this thread forward from 2012 with a twist.

My wish list?

For New Places:
1. Paris, France
2. London, England
3. Russia (Moscow & St. Petersburg)
4. Vienna, Austria
5. Costa...
Forum: Caribbean April 2, 2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,598
Posted By vettebuf
We rented from Hertz without any problems last...

We rented from Hertz without any problems last September. However, you may want to re-think the smallish car choice. You have to drive over mountains and the two cars we had could hardly make it up...
Forum: US - Florida February 24, 2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,296
Posted By vettebuf
Universal Orlando FREE tickets for Military-read details here.

http://www.shadesofgreen.org/Universal_milticks.pdf

You can pick these up at any ITT office. Goes nicely with the buy 2, get 1 free offer for the rest of the familly.
Forum: Europe February 10, 2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By vettebuf
I'm offering our experiences as one who takes a...

I'm offering our experiences as one who takes a lot of land-based vacations as well as cruises. We've found that cruises work better for less abled and elderly people. At least they work better for...
Forum: Travel Info January 25, 2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,693
Posted By vettebuf
Just firmed up the Royal Holiday week today: ...

Just firmed up the Royal Holiday week today:
October-Costa Rica

Just came back from West Wind I, Cable Beach,Bahamas (Shawnee trade-RCI)

Anticipating these:
February-Orange Lake with DH and...
Forum: Travel Info December 24, 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,693
Posted By vettebuf
So nice to see the great vacations you folks have...

So nice to see the great vacations you folks have planned.

Where are we going?
January-West Wind I, Cable Beach,Bahamas (Shawnee trade-RCI)
February-Orange Lake with DH and DD and her family...
Forum: Caribbean December 1, 2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,944
Posted By vettebuf
We rented a car from the Hertz francise near the...

We rented a car from the Hertz francise near the airport in September and the people from that company were nice to deal with. We had no trouble parking in Marigot or Philipsburg but that was during...
Forum: US - Eastern November 3, 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for the reply, Linda.

Thanks for the reply, Linda.
Forum: US - Eastern November 1, 2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By vettebuf
Shawnee Info Requested

Just thinking about the nearness to the Delaware. Can anyone tell me if TS Sandy has done any harm to Shawnee?
Forum: TUG Lounge October 28, 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,372
Posted By vettebuf
W postponed our trip to see Mom in Rhode Island...

W postponed our trip to see Mom in Rhode Island until next Monday.

We secured everything at our Ocean City NJ duplex on Friday and we just brought in all the deck furniture here at our...
Forum: US - Western October 23, 2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By vettebuf
The Jockey Club is one of the offerings of the...

The Jockey Club is one of the offerings of the Royal Holiday Club. We used our Royal Holiday Club week to stay there a few years ago. We had a beautiful view of the Bellagio fountains from our large...
Forum: US - Florida October 20, 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By vettebuf
We loved our stay at Solara Surfside. We're an...

We loved our stay at Solara Surfside. We're an older couple and, although we had a rental car, we walked to the town several times on Collins and Harding. Flanagan's was a good casual restaurant. My...
Forum: US - Eastern October 14, 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By vettebuf
Myrtle, I'm just writing to let you know that...

Myrtle,
I'm just writing to let you know that we don't own at Newport Onshore. We traded our Shawnee unit through RCI for 15 TPU last year. We have family in nearby Tiverton.
Forum: Caribbean October 11, 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,735
Posted By vettebuf
We stayed at Royal Islander Club La Plage on Maho...

We stayed at Royal Islander Club La Plage on Maho Bay last month and spent a lot of time on the beach in the late afternoons. There were always two or three ladies coming around asking if you wanted...
Forum: US - Eastern October 11, 2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By vettebuf
Hi, Sounds like you got a unit that was a lot...

Hi,
Sounds like you got a unit that was a lot different than ours. We spent Christmas, 2011, at this resort and our 2 bedroom, fourth floor unit was fine. Here are some pictures of our unit...
Forum: Caribbean October 5, 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,009
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks! If I could only find a timeshare exchange...

Thanks! If I could only find a timeshare exchange in Monaco for 15 TPs!
Forum: TUG Lounge October 2, 2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,942
Posted By vettebuf
Just two and we won't be buying more because DH...

Just two and we won't be buying more because DH prefers to cruise.
We'll keep exchanging our Shawnee week every year and taking advantage of RCI last call vacations.
We'll use the Royal Holiday...
Forum: US - Florida October 2, 2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By vettebuf
I'll do that. Thanks again:)

I'll do that. Thanks again:)
Forum: US - Florida October 1, 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By vettebuf
Thank you so much, Jomer001! Without using...

Thank you so much, Jomer001!

Without using the BJ rate, I couldn't find a minivan for less than $599. We're going to Orange Lake in February with our daughter and her family.

Do I have to show...
Forum: Caribbean October 1, 2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,009
Posted By vettebuf
You have to do what is right for you. However, we...

You have to do what is right for you. However, we were at Royal Islander Club La Plage 9/8 to 9/15 and traveled to Simpson Bay, Philipsburg and Marigot by car throughout the week. We felt safe enough...
Forum: Caribbean April 29, 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,686
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks to both of you. Now I have to check...

Thanks to both of you.

Now I have to check out trip insurance since the trip is in September and DH won't be covered for medical insurance out of the country (Medicare and Tricare for Life). Any...
Forum: Caribbean April 27, 2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,686
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks, silverfox. I just checked rental...

Thanks, silverfox.

I just checked rental prices - very reasonable. Is there a bus stop within walking distance from RICLP? I enjoy taking local jitneys in Nassau, Grand Cayman, and Cancun.
Forum: Caribbean April 26, 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,686
Posted By vettebuf
Two Questions

Hi. I just booked a week at La Plage through RCI and I have two questions:
1) is there an elevator? Just asking since I see that the buildings are at least 5 floors high, and 2) do they drive on the...
Forum: US - Eastern December 15, 2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,827
Posted By vettebuf
We also love Newport. We've stayed at the Inn on...

We also love Newport. We've stayed at the Inn on Longport and the Newport Bay Club. We'll be at Newport Onshore in the next few weeks and I can't wait as my daughter and her family will be staying...
Forum: Caribbean December 2, 2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By vettebuf
We've also confirmed an exchange to Westwind I....

We've also confirmed an exchange to Westwind I. We're going in January, 2013.

We've been to the New Providence Island/Paradise Island three times - twice on cruises and once for a land vacatoin....
Forum: US - Eastern November 28, 2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,827
Posted By vettebuf
We'll be staying at Newport Onshore too and DD...

We'll be staying at Newport Onshore too and DD and her family are joining us. Thanks for the restaurant tips, rapmarks.
Forum: Europe August 15, 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,738
Posted By vettebuf
Jim, Even though I'm not the OP, thanks for...

Jim,

Even though I'm not the OP, thanks for the advice.

We're doing a Med cruise (RT Barcelona) in October and I just haven't been that successful flipping through the travel books I bought.
Forum: US - Eastern August 6, 2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for both of your comments. I'm alrady...

Thanks for both of your comments. I'm alrady subscribed to gonewport since I make 5-6 trips a year to this area and it's been a help with last minute hotel room sales. I'll give them a call.
Forum: US - Eastern August 4, 2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for writing. Yes, I did. They didn't...

Thanks for writing.

Yes, I did. They didn't help.
Forum: US - Eastern August 3, 2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By vettebuf
Need Recommendation for Dog Boarder in Newport

Please help.

Does anyone have a recommendation for someone to keep our dog while were at Newport Onshore? We'd prefer someone who would allow her to stay in their home and let us come get her...
Forum: Travel Info February 27, 2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks, Judy

Thanks, Judy
Forum: Wyndham Resorts February 22, 2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By vettebuf
Sorry I wasn't Clear

I traded for the Westwind Club (#0201) on Cable Beach in the Bahamas. Myrtle Beach is great but I wouldn't pick January to visit there. I'm just saying that I can find trades for Shawnee that will...
Forum: Wyndham Resorts February 22, 2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for the information, rrlongwell and...

Thanks for the information, rrlongwell and learntoselltimeshare.

Learntosell, you confirmed for me that I did drive a pretty hard bargain. However, in the final analysis, we passed it up and took...
Forum: Wyndham Resorts February 20, 2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By vettebuf
thanks, Karen and Vacay for getting back to me so...

thanks, Karen and Vacay for getting back to me so fast. I'll live with my Shawnee week and combine weeks to get better trades if I have too. Tuggers to the rescue!
Forum: Wyndham Resorts February 20, 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By vettebuf
Please help fast

I own a two bedroom week at Shawnee in the Poconos. This morning I discussed converting my week to Wyndham points with a Wyndham rep. She offered me the following:

- 77,000 points for my Shawnee...
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