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Forum: Mexico April 1, 2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 75,631
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 September 1, 2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
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 August 30, 2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
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 October 26, 2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,355
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 September 13, 2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,998
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 October 16, 2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,299
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 October 5, 2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
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 September 5, 2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
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 August 13, 2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
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: 2,393
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 Africa July 26, 2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
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 July 26, 2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,642
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 July 14, 2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
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 July 10, 2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,555
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 July 8, 2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
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 July 5, 2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,555
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 July 5, 2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,555
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: 3,995
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 June 9, 2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
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 Africa June 9, 2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,466
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: Travel Info June 2, 2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,154
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 Africa May 24, 2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,466
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 Africa May 5, 2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
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: 13,359
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: Newbies Help April 24, 2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
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 April 21, 2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,339
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: 12,846
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 April 5, 2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
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: 892
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: 1,144
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 March 25, 2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
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: 1,144
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: 1,309
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: 1,144
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: 2,350
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 March 19, 2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
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: 992
Posted By Joe L
Great and hertwarming story.

Great and hertwarming story.
Forum: TUG Lounge March 18, 2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,255
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: 3,481
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 March 18, 2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
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...
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