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Forum: Mexico Timesharing April 1, 2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 117,722
Posted By Joe L
What AM I Missing

I've read through all of the posts. Here is my two cents:

The violence is mostly at the border towns and involves those involved in the drug trade.

The tourist locations are basically safe. The...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing September 1, 2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,069
Posted By Joe L
If you prefer a quiet romantic dinner the...

If you prefer a quiet romantic dinner the Conquistador at the Mayan. If you want to let loose, dance and have a great dinner-- live band night at Hacienda Sisal at the Sands.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 30, 2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By Joe L
I'm pretty sure they mean the duty free shop at...

I'm pretty sure they mean the duty free shop at your departing airport. You will have to take the liquor on board.

Unless something has changed, you can't use duty free shops on your arrival in...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing October 26, 2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,460
Posted By Joe L
The prices posted, for a huge majority of them,...

The prices posted, for a huge majority of them, are unreasonable anyway. I wonder if those posting the adds are just hoping for some sucker to bite and not really interested in selling. Those...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing September 13, 2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,127
Posted By Joe L
Yes, the Royal Caribbean has a very large air...

Yes, the Royal Caribbean has a very large air conditioned hospitality room on the lower level with couches, chairs, tv's and shower/dressing rooms.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing October 16, 2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By Joe L
It seems the Royals have abandoned us regular...

It seems the Royals have abandoned us regular people and are catering to the millionaires with the new Grand Residences.

http://www.grandresidencesbyroyalresorts.com/lifestyle.asp
Forum: Mexico Timesharing October 5, 2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By Joe L
We just came back tonight from the Royal...

We just came back tonight from the Royal Caribbean. The Tri-Royal's beach is mostly huge boulders with just a few points of safe entry and exit into and from the water. There is a decent size beach...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing September 5, 2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By Joe L
BTW the lock off has two full sized beds, not...

BTW the lock off has two full sized beds, not Queens.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 13, 2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By Joe L
The sliding doors on first floor beach front...

The sliding doors on first floor beach front villas automatically lock when you close them. Make sure someone is in the villa if you do that or don't close all the way.
Forum: TUG Lounge July 26, 2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,526
Posted By Joe L
The doctor needs help NOW. The fact that she was...

The doctor needs help NOW. The fact that she was a Pediatrician makes it worse. How many children did she see when under the influence? How many diagnoses did she make when on drugs? If my child was...
Forum: South African Timesharing July 26, 2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By Joe L
Marli is fantastic. Got mine on RCI quickly too....

Marli is fantastic. Got mine on RCI quickly too. Good hunting. BTW my 2009 Lowveld is much better than 2008.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing July 26, 2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,742
Posted By Joe L
Ken is one of the most knowlegable guys about the...

Ken is one of the most knowlegable guys about the Royals here. Get well soon buddy.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing July 14, 2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By Joe L
It is way to early to look for fares for 2009....

It is way to early to look for fares for 2009. Airfares change daily, even during the same day. I booked with Mexicana for Sept 27, 2008 for $345 R/T from JFK (all fees). I then called friends who...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing July 10, 2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,682
Posted By Joe L
The ammended policy also indicates that there is...

The ammended policy also indicates that there is no charge for visitors arriving at 6PM or later. They still must register and depart by 10PM.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing July 8, 2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By Joe L
Foreign Fee Charged For Royals Club Service Payment

I was recently charged a foreign fee for paying my Club Service Fee for the Royal Caribbean. I called ISCO and made the payment with my Citibank credit card. I sent an E-Mail to ISCO asking why I...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing July 5, 2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,682
Posted By Joe L
Nana i paid my Club Service Fee on June 30. On...

Nana i paid my Club Service Fee on June 30. On July 2 I was charged with a $15.86 Foreign Fee for that payment. First time ever i had that charge. It has nothing to do with peso-dollars. I...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing July 5, 2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,682
Posted By Joe L
I personally feel that this is just another way...

I personally feel that this is just another way for the Royals to start to nickle and dime us. I just got charged for a foreign fee on my credit card for paying for my Club Service Fee. I thought...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 26, 2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,314
Posted By Joe L
Bill one thing you must understand is that the...

Bill one thing you must understand is that the radar gun is just for show. The cops who are trained in radar are also trained and certified on knowing the speed of a car within 1 mile an hour. It's...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing June 9, 2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Joe L
Believe me, the Aqua Aerobics, if you really...

Believe me, the Aqua Aerobics, if you really participate, is a work out.
Forum: South African Timesharing June 9, 2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,632
Posted By Joe L
BTW, Grace (Natalie)welcome to TUG. It is great...

BTW, Grace (Natalie)welcome to TUG. It is great to have a First Resorts representative on this board. I hope you continue to stay.
Joe
Forum: Vacation Travel Information June 2, 2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,317
Posted By Joe L
No Lock Works

I still use TSA locks but no lock is secure with a zippered suitcase.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEvSWN3rbSo&feature=related
Forum: South African Timesharing May 24, 2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,632
Posted By Joe L
Try going through the management website using...

Try going through the management website using the "contact us" link on that site.

http://www.firstresorts.co.za/ I did and they contacted Simone, who then contacted me.
Forum: South African Timesharing May 5, 2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,056
Posted By Joe L
I contacted Marli and got a response the next...

I contacted Marli and got a response the next day. She is very professional. It took less than a week to get my Lowveld deposited, thanks to Marli.
Joe
Forum: TUG Lounge May 5, 2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,815
Posted By Joe L
So sad. We lost two great Tuggers in such a short...

So sad. We lost two great Tuggers in such a short time. I was going to meet John next month at a luncheon in Queens, NY with some other timeshare friends. We will have a toast to him. My...
Forum: New to Timesharing? Look Here! April 24, 2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By Joe L
Week 14 is def a high demand week. That said, I...

Week 14 is def a high demand week. That said, I would never pay $9000 for any week at the Royal Carib. There are only ten years left on the RTU and for someone who does not already own there, I would...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing April 21, 2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,434
Posted By Joe L
May I ask, eddoc, why your first post here is...

May I ask, eddoc, why your first post here is about the Sunset Group? The most vile, IMHO, group in Mexican timeshares. I'm thinking you are on the payroll. Sorry, if I'm wrong.
Forum: TUG Lounge April 7, 2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,301
Posted By Joe L
Unfortunately I didn't know Ken but it is obvious...

Unfortunately I didn't know Ken but it is obvious he has touched so many lives. I add my condolences to Barbara and family. R.I.P. Ken
Forum: Mexico Timesharing April 5, 2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By Joe L
Virtual Tours on New Royals site

I'm not getting any response on the new Royals BBS. The virtual tours are not working on my computer. Is anyone else having that problem?

Also, I just noticed the most recent pictures they have...
Forum: TUG Lounge April 3, 2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By Joe L
I'll never forget this one. I was a young...

I'll never forget this one. I was a young student in a Catholic school, maybe sixth grade. Another student, possibly first or second grade boy came into the class to deliver a message to teacher (a...
Forum: TUG Lounge March 26, 2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By Joe L
Snake Bite

Two soldiers are walking through the jungle. All of a sudden a snake bites one right on the cheek of his rear end. He falls to the ground in pain. His buddy drags him to a nearby abandoned shack, not...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing March 25, 2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By Joe L
The Royal Mayan and VCI both trade with RCI and...

The Royal Mayan and VCI both trade with RCI and Interval. VCI always has a swimable beach; the Mayan mostly does not for an 11 year old, but a 15 year old maybe. I would try for VCI.

If you...
Forum: TUG Lounge March 21, 2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By Joe L
“For The Birds” A lady goes to her priest...

“For The Birds”

A lady goes to her priest one day and tells him, "Father, I have a problem. I have two female parrots, but they only know how to say one thing, “Hi, we're hookers. Do you want to...
Forum: TUG Lounge March 20, 2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By Joe L
Led Zep rules, The Who, Santana, Stones, Lynryd...

Led Zep rules, The Who, Santana, Stones, Lynryd Skynerd, Allman Brothers, Bruce, Seger, Southside Johnny, CCR, Jimi, Doors, more recent Matchbox 20, Greenday, Creed, and so on
Forum: TUG Lounge March 20, 2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By Joe L
Joke of The Day

“Business Flight”

A man boarded an airplane and took his seat. As he settled in he glanced up and saw the most beautiful woman boarding the plane. He soon realized that she was heading straight...
Forum: TUG Lounge March 19, 2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,504
Posted By Joe L
New Songs: She Doesn't Love You I Don't...

New Songs:

She Doesn't Love You
I Don't Want To Hold Your Hand
Not All My Loving
Keep this one: Money Can't Buy You Love
A Hard Day's Day in Court
No longer have to Carry That Weight
Baby...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing March 19, 2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Joe L
Welcome to TUG Don. The timeline you indicate...

Welcome to TUG Don. The timeline you indicate does not sound unreasonable.
Forum: TUG Lounge March 18, 2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By Joe L
Great and hertwarming story.

Great and hertwarming story.
Forum: TUG Lounge March 18, 2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,414
Posted By Joe L
Unfortunately I need premium. I've seen $3.75...

Unfortunately I need premium. I've seen $3.75 with Mobil and $3.63 across the street with Exxon. What is going on there? It's the same company. Cheapest lately has been Citgo for $3.49. In Queens,...
Forum: TUG Lounge March 18, 2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,777
Posted By Joe L
Does anyone remember the song "Tiger" by the...

Does anyone remember the song "Tiger" by the Elvis wannabe Fabian. When Elvis was drafted there were so many "clones" that were just pop singers and not rock n rollers. I did like "Tiger" though...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing March 18, 2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By Joe L
Did they submit their original "Membership...

Did they submit their original "Membership Agreement" (the contract) to this company? They can sign anything they ask for but if the above "Agreement" is not submitted, ISCO will not process the...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing March 13, 2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,730
Posted By Joe L
Controy is the Mexican version of Cointreau.

Controy is the Mexican version of Cointreau.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing March 13, 2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Joe L
They are not heated.

They are not heated.
Forum: TUG Lounge March 8, 2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,777
Posted By Joe L
First record was Disreali Gears by Cream. First...

First record was Disreali Gears by Cream. First concert was The Chambers Brothers at the Filmore East in NYC with the fantastic Joshua Light Show in the background.
Forum: Vacation Travel Information March 5, 2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,388
Posted By Joe L
Gaslamp Suites in San Diego, if you only want to...

Gaslamp Suites in San Diego, if you only want to be in the city.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing March 5, 2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By Joe L
So funny. I just sent an E-Mail to the Royals...

So funny. I just sent an E-Mail to the Royals asking the same question.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing March 5, 2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By Joe L
I don't think even a permanent marker would stop...

I don't think even a permanent marker would stop the bartenders from selling to them, but nail polish might work.
Forum: Hilton / HGVC February 24, 2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By Joe L
1 in 4 rule Hiltons Orlando

Is the 1 in 4 rule enforced for both the Hilton Seaworld and Hilton International Drive? When searching on RCI it does not indicate the the rule applies when you have stayed at one and now...
Forum: TUG Lounge February 1, 2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 10,847
Posted By Joe L
Further & Farther The university is little...

Further & Farther

The university is little farther down the road where you may further your education.

Farther means to go a greater distance
Further means to advance
Forum: Mexico Timesharing January 28, 2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Joe L
My mistake. There is a "Real" resort called the...

My mistake. There is a "Real" resort called the Royal in Playa. I don't know the price of the all inclusive but the resort looks fabulous. Here is their website: ...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing January 28, 2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Joe L
The only Royal resort in Playa is the Royal...

The only Royal resort in Playa is the Royal Haciendas. It, as well as all the Royal resorts, are not all-inclusive. I'm not familiar with any "Real" resort there using the "Royal" name.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing January 21, 2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By Joe L
Here is an interesting article about the possible...

Here is an interesting article about the possible new restoration.

http://www.ajc.com/travel/content/travel/beaches/stories/2007/03/01/0304springcancun.html
Forum: Mexico Timesharing January 18, 2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By Joe L
The Champions Sports bar in the Marriott is also...

The Champions Sports bar in the Marriott is also a good choice and not very far from the Tri-Royals.
Forum: TUG Lounge January 14, 2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By Joe L
OMG i remember Prodigy. OK i'm older. I use to...

OMG i remember Prodigy. OK i'm older. I use to post there regarding wine. Robert Parker, a wine critic, posted there and i got alot of advice from him. It's amazing how far we have come in such a...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing January 14, 2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By Joe L
The Hilton course is not actually across the...

The Hilton course is not actually across the street. I've played there and it's about 1/4 mile south. I'm not sure if they will allow joggers there. If they did it might cause insurance liability...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting January 4, 2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By Joe L
It costs $15 for the year to join TUG. You get a...

It costs $15 for the year to join TUG. You get a free advertisement with the membership. I suggest you join TUG and place an add for your timeshare for $390. That will cover the $375 resort transfer...
Forum: Vacation Travel Information November 28, 2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,743
Posted By Joe L
Go to www.opinionplace.com Pick ur reward as AA...

Go to www.opinionplace.com Pick ur reward as AA miles. You get a survey every 14 days. You might not be accepted for a survey. If not you can go back in 7 days. I have a AA Citibank debit card, so...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing November 26, 2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By Joe L
Thanks Ken & it's nice to see you back here.

Thanks Ken & it's nice to see you back here.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing November 23, 2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By Joe L
Royal Caribbean

Can anyone tell what is the 2008 maintenance fee for the Royal Caribbean?
Thanks, Joe
Forum: Mexico Timesharing November 23, 2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Joe L
Post it here in Last Minute Rentals, Oops i see...

Post it here in Last Minute Rentals, Oops i see u already have. You might consider lowering the price much more. I would call ISCO though since they are the most prime weeks.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing November 17, 2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By Joe L
Lenora, How much is the Royal Caribbean? ...

Lenora,
How much is the Royal Caribbean?
Thanks, Joe
Forum: Mexico Timesharing November 13, 2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By Joe L
VCI owners were offered 50% off the new developer...

VCI owners were offered 50% off the new developer price then the residual value was deducted from that figure.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing November 9, 2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By Joe L
None of the units, other than beach front will...

None of the units, other than beach front will have a view of the beach. You will have a view of the ocean, but not the beach.
Forum: Vacation Travel Information November 4, 2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,878
Posted By Joe L
The Empire State Building on 34th Street to the...

The Empire State Building on 34th Street to the 86th floor observation deck. Short (street blocks). The avenue blocks are the long ones.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing November 4, 2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Joe L
I just noticed D611 on Ebay week 26. Not my add....

I just noticed D611 on Ebay week 26. Not my add. About a day left for bidding, current bid under $2,200. I'm sure it will go for much more though.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing November 3, 2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Joe L
I believe D611 is the first villa.The D building...

I believe D611 is the first villa.The D building numbering starts at 6, not 4. It will be higher than pool level. All the other non oceanfront buildings start at 4, which is pool level.

Tradewinds...
Forum: South African Timesharing October 30, 2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By Joe L
Regarding Lowveld i totally agree with Dori. I ...

Regarding Lowveld i totally agree with Dori. I e-mailed Simone and she e-mailed back the next day with info.
Forum: TUG Lounge October 25, 2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,196
Posted By Joe L
I think i win the least amount of miles. I have a...

I think i win the least amount of miles. I have a 2002 infiniti I35 with 35,000 miles. From NYC i've driven to Pittsburgh once, Cleveland once, Stowe, Vermont twice and Myrtle Beach once. My daily...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing October 24, 2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By Joe L
I was at the Royal Carib week 39. The entire...

I was at the Royal Carib week 39. The entire stretch from the Mayan to the Islander had exposed rocks (more like boulders). It was so bad that it was almost unswimable. However, the beach at the...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing September 28, 2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By Joe L
Early 50's here too. For the live music and...

Early 50's here too. For the live music and dancing we go to Pat O'Briens. All the other clubs, with the plastic cups, seem geared towards the teen and 20's crowds.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing September 13, 2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,368
Posted By Joe L
Every time we go there we bring special bottles...

Every time we go there we bring special bottles of wine. Ones we keep just for the vacation to share with friends. We also bring great relatively inexpensive bottles of great wine, that u can't get...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing September 13, 2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,766
Posted By Joe L
Melody, Riviera Maya is not as active as the...

Melody,

Riviera Maya is not as active as the Hotel Zone. It's more for relaxing. All inclusive is never cheaper. In the hotel zone u have so many dining options. The dining options go from fast...
Forum: New to Timesharing? Look Here! August 26, 2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By Joe L
The contract will expire in 30 years but you will...

The contract will expire in 30 years but you will have 15 weeks to use, every odd year. The salesman probabbly said the contract was for 30 years but apparrently didn't emphasize the every odd year...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 25, 2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,659
Posted By Joe L
For $6,000 I'd take my chances. I love...

For $6,000 I'd take my chances.

I love golf and always "blow off" the odds of being struck by lightening. I never think there is a realistic likelihood of it actually happening either. My poor...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 25, 2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,659
Posted By Joe L
I read the minutes of the VCI annual budget...

I read the minutes of the VCI annual budget meeting. As written earlier, in another thread, 75% of members had to buy back in to guarantee the 100% residual for the rest. Only 32% indicated they...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 25, 2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By Joe L
Here is a link to Brant's new videos. ...

Here is a link to Brant's new videos.

http://entertainment-plus.net/Video_HurricaneDean.cfm
Forum: Vacation Travel Information August 25, 2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,605
Posted By Joe L
I get a kick out of "recalculating" when we pull...

I get a kick out of "recalculating" when we pull into a rest stop on the highway. She once kept saying "make a u-turn," "make a u-turn," then "when safe to do so, make a u-turn." She then went...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 23, 2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,659
Posted By Joe L
Checking TUG adds, Mexicondo and Redweek, I found...

Checking TUG adds, Mexicondo and Redweek, I found 5 for sale for week 36, none for week 35. The cheapest listing was for $13,000 and highest $19,000. Of course these are asking prices, but $6000 is...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing August 22, 2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,352
Posted By Joe L
We loved Fisherman's Wharf. Yes touristy, but...

We loved Fisherman's Wharf. Yes touristy, but we're tourists. We had clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl. The soup was fantastic and u eat the bowl. We also ate brunch at the Cliff House. ...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 22, 2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,659
Posted By Joe L
That is a fantastic price. The transfer of title...

That is a fantastic price. The transfer of title is done through ISCO. There is a form on the Royals website. I believe the fee is $115. US. No other fees.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 18, 2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,154
Posted By Joe L
There was a mandatory evacuation of the hotel...

There was a mandatory evacuation of the hotel zone during Wilma. All the Royals guests were sent to shelters. The Royals site is giving updates on Dean. The site also identifies the 5 shelters...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 7, 2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,952
Posted By Joe L
Taxi Drivers

I've been told every year, at the Sunday orientation at the Royals, that the tip is built into the fare. I still usually tip about 5 to 10 pesos. More, if the driver does anything extra.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing August 5, 2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Joe L
Info already provided

Info already provided
Forum: Vacation Travel Information August 2, 2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By Joe L
Opaque service is what Piceline does. They don't...

Opaque service is what Piceline does. They don't tell you the name of the hotel until you book. If you know it's the Venetian, then it would not be considered an opaque hotel.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing July 26, 2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Joe L
The Royal Caribbean has a new gym.

The Royal Caribbean has a new gym.
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing July 5, 2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Joe L
Thank You Cindy

Thank You Cindy
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing July 4, 2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By Joe L
I would go to Aureole. It's walking distance from...

I would go to Aureole. It's walking distance from the Manhattan Club. I was there in 2004 for lunch and it was incredible.

Here is a link to their menu for the 2007 Restaurant week lunch: ...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing July 4, 2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Joe L
I can't find the link to the RCI promotion. I...

I can't find the link to the RCI promotion. I checked RCI, Universal and even Google. Does anyone have the link?
Forum: Mexico Timesharing July 1, 2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Joe L
Rocco, saying "scam" implies they are offering...

Rocco, saying "scam" implies they are offering something and providing something else. There is no "scam". I've never heard of a gym that allows anyone to use the membership, if the member is not...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting June 19, 2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By Joe L
I have rented twice from listings on that site...

I have rented twice from listings on that site with no problems. I have also listed a rental there with success.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting June 18, 2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By Joe L
Barry, Check my response on the Mexico Board,...

Barry,
Check my response on the Mexico Board, and BTW ur gonna get a zing from the administrators, double posting is not allowed on TUG.
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting June 18, 2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By Joe L
I'm still very skeptical of ANYTHING the Sunset...

I'm still very skeptical of ANYTHING the Sunset Group offers. I'd be suprised if they came through with what the offerred. I don't have personal experience with them, but have been around TUG long...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 6, 2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By Joe L
I'm hoping Joe Pesci makes a cameo and whacks...

I'm hoping Joe Pesci makes a cameo and whacks Phil while he's getting his shoes shined (Goodfellas moment). He already beat the crap out of Frank Vincent in Raging Bull and whacked him in...
Forum: South African Timesharing June 6, 2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By Joe L
Iv'e used thespecialists@rci.co.za before and had...

Iv'e used thespecialists@rci.co.za before and had success.
Forum: TUG Lounge June 5, 2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By Joe L
At those prices the Filet Mignon is a bargain,...

At those prices the Filet Mignon is a bargain, lol.
Forum: South African Timesharing June 5, 2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By Joe L
Ron, Try contacting them here in TUG through a...

Ron,
Try contacting them here in TUG through a private message.
Forum: Mexico Timesharing May 29, 2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By Joe L
You should give the renter your name, week#,...

You should give the renter your name, week#, villa# and the ISCO phone number. They can call ISCO to verify that you are the owner. Don't give your contract#.

I've rented many times from other...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing May 4, 2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Joe L
I got the E-Mail also. No prices shown.

I got the E-Mail also. No prices shown.
Forum: Ask Dial an Exchange(DAE) April 18, 2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,657
Posted By Joe L
The Old Stuff Is Confusing

I have to say that I'm very interested in this new forum. I own in South Africa and am considering using Dial an Exchange. I would have prefered a new forum without all the old questions. JMHO..Joe
Forum: TUG Lounge April 18, 2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Joe L
Thanks for the constructive critisism David. Next...

Thanks for the constructive critisism David. Next time i'll search for what i want to post before i post.
Forum: TUG Lounge April 16, 2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,582
Posted By Joe L
How about sky diving?

How about sky diving?
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