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Forum: Rentals Offered May 6, 2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By vettebuf
Ocean City, NJ 2 bedroom Condo. May 23-30.

Memorial Day Week in Ocean City, NJ. Lovely condo with bay views and close to beach. sleeps 6. $550. Pictures available. Www.ElaineSapp.blogspot.com
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing July 3, 2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,982
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 Timesharing April 24, 2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
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 Timesharing April 18, 2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
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 Timesharing July 6, 2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
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 Timesharing July 6, 2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
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: 2,462
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 Timesharing April 2, 2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,857
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 Timesharing February 24, 2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,515
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: European Timesharing February 10, 2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
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: Vacation Travel Information January 25, 2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,103
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: Vacation Travel Information December 24, 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,103
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 Timesharing December 1, 2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,836
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 - East Coast Timesharing November 3, 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for the reply, Linda.

Thanks for the reply, Linda.
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing November 1, 2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
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: 5,733
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 - West Coast Timesharing October 23, 2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,821
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 Timesharing October 20, 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
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 - East Coast Timesharing October 14, 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
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 Timesharing October 11, 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,594
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 - East Coast Timesharing October 11, 2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
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 Timesharing October 5, 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,247
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: 9,860
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 Timesharing October 2, 2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By vettebuf
I'll do that. Thanks again:)

I'll do that. Thanks again:)
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing October 1, 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
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 Timesharing October 1, 2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,247
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 Timesharing April 29, 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,870
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 Timesharing April 27, 2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,870
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 Timesharing April 26, 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,870
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 - East Coast Timesharing December 15, 2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,027
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 Timesharing December 2, 2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
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 - East Coast Timesharing November 28, 2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,027
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: European Timesharing August 15, 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,928
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 - East Coast Timesharing August 6, 2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
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 - East Coast Timesharing August 4, 2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for writing. Yes, I did. They didn't...

Thanks for writing.

Yes, I did. They didn't help.
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing August 3, 2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
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: Vacation Travel Information February 27, 2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,468
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks, Judy

Thanks, Judy
Forum: Wyndham Resorts February 22, 2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
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: 1,316
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: 1,316
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: 1,316
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...
Forum: Vacation Travel Information October 7, 2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,583
Posted By vettebuf
Arghhh! I just read the first post and sent...

Arghhh!

I just read the first post and sent the out of date news to my friends.

I wonder if the Dept. of State would take my suggestion of allowing citizens to buy in for longer terms for less...
Forum: Vacation Travel Information August 14, 2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By vettebuf
We flew transatlantic last October (UsAir direct...

We flew transatlantic last October (UsAir direct from Philly to Paris). Coach class had the in-seat movies.
Forum: TUG Lounge August 8, 2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,024
Posted By vettebuf
Fern, my condolences on the the loss of your...

Fern, my condolences on the the loss of your husband.
Forum: Vacation Travel Information July 25, 2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By vettebuf
Kelso, we're leaving on our first Alaska cruise...

Kelso, we're leaving on our first Alaska cruise in a few weeks - Carnival Spirit from Seattle. We cruise twice a year and take taxies, not tours, in the islands. We've found though, that tours that...
Forum: Vacation Travel Information July 9, 2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By vettebuf
You won't be sorry. Curacao is great!

You won't be sorry. Curacao is great!
Forum: TUG Lounge July 7, 2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,393
Posted By vettebuf
I'm so sorry to hear that things aren't going...

I'm so sorry to hear that things aren't going well. I am part of a prayer group here at work and I emailed the other members to ask for their petitions for you and your husband. God bless.
Forum: Vacation Travel Information July 1, 2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,233
Posted By vettebuf
I'm so sorry for your loss, Tony. I stopped...

I'm so sorry for your loss, Tony. I stopped attending our church for about six years after my father died. I gave church a second chance because my husband missed it and we've been going ever since,...
Forum: Vacation Travel Information June 20, 2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,233
Posted By vettebuf
We look forward to it too. We've attended...

We look forward to it too. We've attended services on cruise ships, in Miami Beach, Beaver Creek, Vail, Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, and most recently, in Nassau in the Bahamas. We go to church...
Forum: TUG Lounge June 1, 2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 108,076
Posted By vettebuf
Frank and Elaine Sapp at a restaurant in La Isla...

Frank and Elaine Sapp at a restaurant in La Isla Plaza in Cancun. We were staying at the Royal Holiday Club Hyatt Grand Caribe.
...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing March 7, 2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By vettebuf
Hi, Bruce. We're back from the cruise and we did...

Hi, Bruce. We're back from the cruise and we did get out to (or should I say "up to") the zoo. We made great use of our one day in PV. We took the bus from the marina to Los Tules and walked around...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing February 10, 2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By vettebuf
Of course you do! I still have my '98 Corvette....

Of course you do! I still have my '98 Corvette. I'm keeping it even though my husband had to give up driving (minor stroke that affected his vision) and we really only need one car. We just traded in...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing February 10, 2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,606
Posted By vettebuf
Thank you for the pictures and tip for the cab...

Thank you for the pictures and tip for the cab driver, Bruce. If I updated my signature correctly, you'll see that we'll be there soon. Do you know anything about Casa Isabel or a spa called...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing February 3, 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,241
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks. Mexico-bound in a few weeks! ...

Thanks.

Mexico-bound in a few weeks!

London-bound in 3 months!
Forum: Vacation Travel Information January 31, 2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,961
Posted By vettebuf
You have it right. I confused the two because I...

You have it right. I confused the two because I wouldn't have had all the miles if I didn't put the purchases on the card.
Forum: Vacation Travel Information January 31, 2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By vettebuf
I highly recommend going to biddingfortravel dot...

I highly recommend going to biddingfortravel dot com. I got the Westin in Long Beach for our cruise in 20 days for $60. I went to bft first to see what bids were being accepted for four star hotels...
Forum: Vacation Travel Information January 28, 2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,961
Posted By vettebuf
I have a US Airways Dividend Miles Premier World...

I have a US Airways Dividend Miles Premier World Mastercard that gave me 25K miles. It also gives me free baggage check-in (2 bags), a $99 companion ticket, a complimentary USAir Club daypass, zone 2...
Forum: TUG Lounge December 26, 2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,623
Posted By vettebuf
Welcome, little guy! Congrats, Mom and Dad!

Welcome, little guy!

Congrats, Mom and Dad!
Forum: European Timesharing December 3, 2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,329
Posted By vettebuf
rsonc and all the rest of you. Thanks for...

rsonc and all the rest of you.

Thanks for all your posts. We're staying at the Nell Gwynn House in a few months through RHC and this information will really come in handy.
Forum: Vacation Travel Information December 1, 2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,045
Posted By vettebuf
I'm one disappointed RHC weeks member. We were...

I'm one disappointed RHC weeks member. We were looking forward to using our week at the Affinia Dumont in 2011 and taking our Labradoodle with us since we wouldn't have to fly there. Although the CP...
Forum: European Timesharing November 10, 2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for the link to London Walks. Their...

Thanks for the link to London Walks. Their walking tours look great and you don't have to make reservations.
Forum: European Timesharing November 8, 2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By vettebuf
Chelsea Area in London End of April, 2010

We're using our Royal Holiday week at the Nell Gwynn House in London next April and we're wondering: 1) has anyone else been there, 2) will anyone else be there at the end of April, 3) did anyone...
Forum: Buying, Selling, Renting July 29, 2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,875
Posted By vettebuf
I just voted and saw that it's 61% no pets to 39%...

I just voted and saw that it's 61% no pets to 39% 'pro' pets. Of course, only 60 people voted so it's a small sample but there obviously are people who want to bring their dogs with them. I certainly...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing July 11, 2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By vettebuf
You convinced me. No Laughlin! Thanks for...

You convinced me. No Laughlin!

Thanks for reminding me to bring a hat, Fern. I forgot to pack it.

John, I'll check out the Jubilee show online. I'm sure it's a great show but we didn't want...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing July 10, 2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By vettebuf
Please do a Last Minute Check on Our Plan for Our LV Vacation

Thanks to everyone who responded to my other two posts.

Now I have a plan. We'll stay at the Jockey Club for the week and take short trips to the Springs Preserve and Moser Bird Sanctuary in...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing July 6, 2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By vettebuf
Great ideas. Thanks a lot!

Great ideas. Thanks a lot!
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing July 6, 2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By vettebuf
That's what DH said. We cancelled when the media...

That's what DH said. We cancelled when the media was filled with news of the drug cartels on the west coast.

Our plane doesn't arrive until 3 PM and that's only if Delta doesn't change our...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing July 6, 2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By vettebuf
Where to? From Las Vegas

We've been to Hoover Dam, Red Rock and Valley of Fire and we intend to go to Lake Mead for a paddleboat ride.

If Disneyland or the Grand Canyon were an hour or two away, we would have loved to go...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing July 6, 2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks, derb. That sounds great! DH is really...

Thanks, derb. That sounds great! DH is really concerned about the heat. He thinks it'll be harder on us since we're 15 years older than we were the last time we were in LV in July. I rented a car and...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing July 2, 2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By vettebuf
Morritt's Grand Question

We were at Morritt's Tortuga in a pool view unit in 2004 and thinking of going back. We toured Morritt's Grand and, at that time, I think they were all oceanfront. Is this still true?
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing July 1, 2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for posting. At least I know that the unit...

Thanks for posting. At least I know that the unit will be acceptable and that it's not far to the strip. Can you tell me where the cross walks are in the area now? I remember one cross walk going...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing June 23, 2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,663
Posted By vettebuf
I know you didn't ask about these but I'll post...

I know you didn't ask about these but I'll post anyway.

We've been going to the Inner Harbor for the last 10 years and we always stay at one of the Harbormagic.com hotels: Brookshire Suites or...
Forum: Vacation Travel Information April 30, 2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,668
Posted By vettebuf
Darn! Our return flight was cancelled today but...

Darn! Our return flight was cancelled today but with Continental. The cruise is in October and we need a flight that leaves from Rome after 11 or 11:30 AM. I booked a 2 PM return flight and got...
Forum: Exchanging March 29, 2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By vettebuf
I got a similar call a few days ago. I passed...

I got a similar call a few days ago. I passed because I was told that the cruise was a 7 to 9 day cruise and we're planning for Hawaii out of California for the next one. I'm sure that I was told 7...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing March 19, 2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,551
Posted By vettebuf
Darn! I didn't know about the 1 in 4 rule at...

Darn! I didn't know about the 1 in 4 rule at Harbor Hill. My DH has eliminated my favorite vacation places because of Drug Cartels and pythons so I figured we'd keep trying to trade our Shawnee week...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing March 18, 2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By vettebuf
The only vacation place we don't rent a car is in...

The only vacation place we don't rent a car is in Cancun. We take buses instead. Since we cancelled an exchange to the Hyatt in Cancun :( and substituted this trip, it seems like destiny that we...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing March 18, 2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,551
Posted By vettebuf
I've checked from time to time and have only seen...

I've checked from time to time and have only seen winter weeks available. I saw this May week on Sunday morning, March 8th. It wasn't there the night before. I was very disappointed to not have my...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing March 18, 2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,551
Posted By vettebuf
That would be a great idea except for one thing -...

That would be a great idea except for one thing - My brother and his wife are going to rent nearby. I offered to let them stay with us but he asked about parking and I told him that it said "parking...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing March 17, 2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By vettebuf
Jancpa and Derb, thanks for answering. ...

Jancpa and Derb, thanks for answering.

We've gone to Red Rock, Valley of Fire, Hoover Dam, Ethel M's, and Nellis AFB on previous trips so we need a car for that but DH can't walk far and I...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing March 17, 2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,551
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for giving me the location. It sounds...

Thanks for giving me the location. It sounds wonderful!

We substituted Harbor Hill for an exchange to the Mayan Palace (Riviera Palace) that we cancelled. We're bringing our labradoodle and...
Forum: US - West Coast Timesharing March 17, 2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,913
Posted By vettebuf
Some Questions about Jockey Club in Las Vegas

We're going to Las Vegas in July and staying at the Jockey Club and I had these questions:

1) I'm wondering how easy it is to walk past the construction to the strip. Will we have to call for our...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing March 16, 2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,551
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for responding. We did know that. Before...

Thanks for responding. We did know that. Before we bought our Jersey shore beach house, we used to go to P-Town and stay at Eastwood at Provincetown and I remember that some of the female couples...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing March 15, 2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,551
Posted By vettebuf
Harbor Hill, P-town location question

Hi. We have unit #6-6 at the beginning of May and have a few questions.

Does anyone know how many units are at Harbor Hill? Does anyone know where unit #6-6 is in the complex? Will the whirlpool...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing February 9, 2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,401
Posted By vettebuf
I'm going to chime in one more time with...

I'm going to chime in one more time with something else to consider.

We selected the Carnival Freedom for our granddaughter's
first cruise because we figured that if she (and the rest of the...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing February 5, 2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,401
Posted By vettebuf
Assuming that you're first-time cruisers and...

Assuming that you're first-time cruisers and based on our experiences, I'd recommend option C for several reasons:

1) It's a much shorter plane trip to and from Miami or Fort Lauderdale and the...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing February 4, 2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By vettebuf
Check to see if you're obligated to pay the AI...

Check to see if you're obligated to pay the AI per diem.
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing January 29, 2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,395
Posted By vettebuf
You've done it again, Rachel - given us a good...

You've done it again, Rachel - given us a good review with beautiful pictures and food for thought. We've been to Orlando/Kissimmee so many times but never visited most of the places you wrote about....
Forum: Mexico Timesharing January 27, 2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,003
Posted By vettebuf
RHC Park Royal Cancun presidential units have hot...

RHC Park Royal Cancun presidential units have hot tubs on the balconies but they only trade through RCI.
Forum: Vacation Travel Information January 22, 2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,664
Posted By vettebuf
Eight hours a day for work, the rest of the time...

Eight hours a day for work, the rest of the time is mine! I'm staying at Brookshire Suites, which is a short block from the Inner Harbor. And I'm bringing DH and our labradoodle. There's a pet fee...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing January 18, 2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for posting, Judy. I'd like to go to Coz...

Thanks for posting, Judy. I'd like to go to Coz in 2010 too and don't want AI. We own RHC but I think I'd like to exchange our Shawnee for either Coral Princess or El Cid.

Thanks again.
Forum: Vacation Travel Information January 18, 2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,664
Posted By vettebuf
I just put a lot of your choices on my wish list....

I just put a lot of your choices on my wish list.

We just came back from a cruise yesterday. The other trips for this year are:

April-Mayan Palace, Riviera Mayan (RCI)
May-Ocean City, NJ...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing November 7, 2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 22,133
Posted By vettebuf
Thanks for the write up and pictures, Rachel. Do...

Thanks for the write up and pictures, Rachel. Do you have any pictures of the rooms? I heard that they've made improvements in the Royal Holiday units. I'd love to see them.

We're RH weeks members...
Forum: Exchanging August 16, 2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,581
Posted By vettebuf
And my friends tell me that I take a lot of...

And my friends tell me that I take a lot of vacations! :D

This is what's scheduled so far:

2009
January: Carnival Freedom Caribbean cruise
April: Grand Mayan-RCI trade (cancelled Royal Mayan...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing July 17, 2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,124
Posted By vettebuf
Tell her to take the kids if it doesn't kill the...

Tell her to take the kids if it doesn't kill the budget. We like to go in January and February the best when the lines are shorter and the temperatures are temperate.

I love Disney. DH goes...
Forum: Mexico Timesharing July 13, 2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,156
Posted By vettebuf
We let our AA frequent flyer miles flight...

We let our AA frequent flyer miles flight availability dictate our exchange for 2009. We cancelled our April 18th exchange, paid a cancellation fee to RCI, put two Award tickets on hold for April...
Forum: US - East Coast Timesharing June 8, 2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By vettebuf
I just saw the harbormagic.com link and had to...

I just saw the harbormagic.com link and had to add my 2 cents.

Whenever we go to Baltimore, we stay at the Brookshire Suites. Click on the harbormagic.com link for pictures and information. We...
Forum: Vacation Travel Information April 16, 2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,968
Posted By vettebuf
We trade our timeshare every year (Disney, Vegas,...

We trade our timeshare every year (Disney, Vegas, Cayman Islands, Vail, Massachusetts) and use our Royal Holiday week every year in the Royal Holiday system (Cancun, San Francisco) and stay at our...
Forum: TUG Lounge April 4, 2008, 02:32 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,297
Posted By vettebuf
I can only repeat what others have said. We've...

I can only repeat what others have said. We've lost a kind, generous person. I'll personally miss his informative and helpful emails and PMs and I'm feeling sorry now that I kept putting off going to...
Forum: Caribbean Timesharing March 30, 2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By vettebuf
Cathy, Thanks for remembering to tell us...

Cathy,

Thanks for remembering to tell us about your stay. It sounds like it would work for us as a home base for the week. I hope you enjoyed your cruise. We'll be on the Carnival Freedom in a...
Forum: US - Florida Timesharing March 26, 2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By vettebuf
We got the Marriott Courtyard Fort Lauderdale...

We got the Marriott Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Beach through Priceline for $75 plus tax ($16) for the night before our cruise 3 weeks from now. It has pretty good reviews on tripadvisor and it's in a...
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