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    1st visit to Cancun ever!

    You'll have a blast. You didn't mention your age or how active you are so activities are difficult to recommend. Getting around is a breeze. There are many good restaurants walking distance and the buses run up and down the hotel zone are only 12 pesos. El Fish Fritanga is very good and...
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    Anyone have an interval account they don't use? FREE PLATINUM!

    I’ve got an Interval account I use but would help with a booking if you need it.
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    Today (February 16, 2020) in Zihuatenejo

    I haven't been there in many moons. Is Casa qué Canta still there? (The House that Sings for you gringos).
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    Flights to Cabo from NY area

    Don't forget, you are kind of way early in the game to be searching for flights during that time period. Jump on something cheap but don't panic on something high priced. There is a long way to go.
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    Hotel near LAX with fast shuttle

    I use the Sheraton Four Points quite a bit but any of those right outside LAX will work.
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    Flights to Cabo from NY area

    Can you fly to San Diego early and then fly from TIJ (CBX) back and forth?
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    Which Cabo resorts have you been to and what did you think of them?

    Cabo Azul, Fiesta Americana and Casa Dorada for sure. Any of them really. Villa del Palmar is probably my least favorite of the bunch but I'd go back there too.
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    Alaska Air to expand partnership with American and join Oneworld alliance

    You can do that now but you have to call BA to use them.
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    Alaska Air to expand partnership with American and join Oneworld alliance

    Alaska couldn't compete with the major corporate travel offerings having only a North American network. Lots of money involved luring big tech. We'll see how this plays out. After hitting one million miles on United, I switched most of my flying to Alaska because of the great routes out of San...
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    Which Cabo resorts have you been to and what did you think of them?

    Cabo Azul - Diamond, in San Jose. Beautiful resort. Walking distance to many restaurants and shopping. Beautiful beach. Fiesta Americana - RCI Beautiful. On the corridor so need a car. All-inclusive. Nice little snorkeling beach in front. Casa Dorada Medano beach - Really nice. Great location in...
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    Timeshare Exit Team going down

    I think also giving every employee the title of VP makes them sound more credible when counseling the rube to drop 5 grand on an "exit."
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    Timeshare Exit Team going down

    There is way more knowledge on this board than Dave Ramsey regarding timeshares.
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    Timeshare Exit Team going down

    Chances are those spots were written by the Exit Team and not Ramsey. The Facebook thing was probably a set up.
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    Timeshare Exit Team going down

    I was "talent" in Radio/TV for five years so I've done plenty of readers. It was a long time ago and I'm glad we didn't have any exit teams back then!
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    Timeshare Exit Team going down

    Ramsey has never vetted them. The copy comes from the sales/production staff and he just reads it. But you see what I mean about making it sound more trustworthy.
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    Timeshare Exit Team going down

    Most broadcasters have no idea what they're promoting when voicing some of these spots. The Exit team contracts with I Heart Radio/Clear Channel and the spots get distributed across the network. Exit team shrewdly pays extra to have the talent voice the spot rather than a pre-produced...
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    Royal Sands vs Islander questions

    I surfed every day of my life at that age. 16-17 are plenty strong. The point is that beach isn't any way dangerous. They're just normal waves.
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    Royal Sands vs Islander questions

    There are near deaths in any ocean from land lubbers that are in over their heads. For someone who's experienced in the ocean, the waves in Cancun are nothing to worry about.
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    Freq Flyer Miles Question

    That's a very good redemption. United has a dynamic pricing model now and chances are that flight isn't super full so they released more award seats. A typical one way fare in the US would be 12,500 miles but I've snatched a couple for as little as 5000 miles. Coach fares are typically easier...
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    Royal Sands vs Islander questions

    The beach is just fine for boogie boards. There is nothing dangerous about Cancún beaches.
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    Best Fishing from Shore

    There are lots of fishing piers in FL. The Tampa area is great and even has a massive drive on fishing pier near the skyway bridge. West coast also has lots of mangrove areas. Cocoa beach has a huge pier with fishing rentals right on the pier. Timeshares in both areas.
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    Day Use Florida

    That's an excellent location. I wonder what the maint. fees are?
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    Day Use Florida

    Well, it was worth a shot. I was hoping for a west coast beach resort.
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    Checked out a Select: Gulf Tides of Longboat Key

    I was in the Tampa/St. Pete area for work and had some time on my hands over the weekend so I decided to snoop around. I headed South to Longboat Key and Venice Beach from St. Pete. I wanted to check the location of Gulf Tides since it's part of the RCI Select for HGV owners. It's a small...
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    Day Use Florida

    Is anyone familiar with Florida resorts that offer day use to owners? I travel to the Tampa area quite a bit for work and usually take a couple of extra days for goofing off and fishing.
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    Mexican govt. cracking down on some travel/tourist scams

    The shark tank is a result of having OPCs scattered everywhere. Imagine no tank and they’d be all over the airport inside and out. They are not allowed to solicit outside the shark tank.
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    Anyone Else at Sheration Vistana VIllages

    Flew into Orlando yesterday but currently in Hernando Beach.
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    Carlsbad Inn

    Carlsbad Inn for sure. There are steps leading down to the beach right from the back side of the resort. No highway to cross and the beach is much wider with volleyball courts and bathrooms. I tend to use my day use more frequently at Seapointe because it’s closer to my house and the pool is nicer.
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    Carlsbad Inn

    There are no floating weeks at Carlsbad Inn. It is all fixed week, fixed unit. They don’t use a season like Seapointe. I know. I own at both of them.
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    Carlsbad Inn

    There is currently lots of availability for Carlsbad Inn because there is a major construction project going on and many owners are depositing weeks rather than using.
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