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    Bait and Switch

    I'm looking for some advice on an issue with my marketing rental in Hawaii. I booked a week in Hawaii for my wife and 3 kids. We go next week. We booked a stay with a suite with two beds in the bedroom and a pull-out couch. We did this because one of our kids has serious problems sleeping in a...
  2. Clifbell

    Timeshare Traveler Episode 110... 9 months into my 1 year in Timeshares

    I wanted to create a video that provided a lessons learned from my travels. I have gotten a lot of joy from my travels and I wanted to share them with you. I hope that my experience would be an inspiration for many of you. I've tried to encapsulate my experiences so that you can learn from...
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    Wife & I Work Remote, No Kids, Love To Travel Advice

    My wife and I work remote with good income, no 'home/rent' we live in a renovated van actually but don't mind flying around enjoying resorts etc. We have no kids, we are in our mid twenties. We love to travel... and have the ability to do 'last minute' things currently with our life situation...
  4. RNCollins

    Want to Go to Europe This Summer? Here Are Your Options

    Want to Go to Europe This Summer? Here Are Your Options By Ceylan Yeginsu / Travel / The New York Times / March 26, 2021 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/26/travel/europe-travel-covid-vaccine.html
  5. SteelerGal

    Any recent visits to MDS or MCV

    My family is traveling to both destinations in the next month. Curious if anyone has been since both have reopened.
  6. RNCollins

    The 18 Best TV Shows for Vicarious Travel Thrills

    The 18 Best TV Shows for Vicarious Travel Thrills https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/01/travel/television-international.html By Jason Bailey / Travel / The New York Times / www.nytimes.com / Apr 1, 2020 “There’s no getting around it: Most of us won’t be traveling for a good, long while. There are...
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    Helping out My Parents

    My Parents recently bought a HCI Timeshare and I quickly got them to rescind, they only had 5 business days and that included a holiday...They purchased because they are retired and like to travel, but also wanted to gift some trips here and there to their kids. We are especially grateful for...
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    Bringing a kayak to Huatulco

    Hello, Visiting Huatulco for the first time soon. I have an inflatable kayak that packs up into a duffle bag, and I am hoping to bring it. Is this a horrible idea? Do you think it would be manageable to kayak from one bay to the next, or are they just too far from each other? Any advice...