UTA_flyinghigh
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One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 4:01 pm

In order to save on air fares and accomodation, I shall (...) be planning my October vacation shortly.

I am looking for :

1) Something in the sun
2) Cheap hotels and restaurants
3) Shopping opportunities
4) No advance visa requirements
5) Of course, a SkyTeam destination  
6) Edit : some spotting opportunities !!!

Any ideas ?

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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 4:05 pm

Out of the Four Points.Id say GOA  bigthumbsup 
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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 4:35 pm

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 1):
Out of the Four Points.Id say GOA  bigthumbsup 

I guess you mean GOI, and not Genoa!

Though GOI is not a skyteam destination, it's easily reached via BOM - which has a number of Skyteam options. Plus you can choose to fly one of the Indian LCCs BOM-GOI, or take the train via the scenic Konkan railway.
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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 4:43 pm

Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 1):
Out of the Four Points.Id say GOA

GOI is, as said, not SkyTeam covered. And you would need a visa, obtainable within one day. We are glad to welcome you to India, and don't neglect UTA_flyinghighinaBig grin
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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 5:01 pm

Lebanon

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Thread starter):
1) Something in the sun
2) Cheap hotels and restaurants
3) Shopping opportunities
4) No advance visa requirements
5) Of course, a SkyTeam destination
6) Edit : some spotting opportunities !!!

1. Its in the sun
2. Relative to Europe, yeah fairly inexpensive
3. Shopping for what?
4. Are you Irish? You can get your visa at Beirut airport
5. AF, 777-300ER on top of it
6. Good spotting opportunities, just have a look in the db!
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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 5:19 pm

Come to MAD with the rest of us

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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 5:22 pm

The Isle of Man.
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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 5:27 pm

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 6):
The Isle of Man.
Just to annoy Skidmarks

Hmm let's see.

1) Something in the sun - he wishes
2) Cheap hotels and restaurants - Skidmarks' couch and his wife's cooking ?
3) Shopping opportunities -of what ? Un-tailed cats and weird-looking sheep ?
4) No advance visa requirements - Ok, that one works.
5) Of course, a SkyTeam destination - No chance
6) Edit : some spotting opportunities !!! - Maybe spotting if you get bitten by mosquitoes or something.

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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 5:33 pm

UTA,

Shouldn't you have a point 7 on your list.

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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Mon Aug 22, 2005 11:33 pm

William, it sounds like SXM should be your destination of choice.
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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Tue Aug 23, 2005 12:12 am

How about Kerry?  bigthumbsup 

Goa is a decent suggestion but need an Indian visa.

Otherwise South Africa, Mexico, an island in Caribbean or Florida.
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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Tue Aug 23, 2005 12:17 am

What's that place we dumped Napoleon on? St Helena? That could be cool Big grin

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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Tue Aug 23, 2005 2:47 pm

It's narrowing down to Morocco, Lebanon or Turkey.
Any residents of the aforementioned countries ?

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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Tue Aug 23, 2005 3:03 pm

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Thread starter):
1) Something in the sun
2) Cheap hotels and restaurants
3) Shopping opportunities
4) No advance visa requirements
5) Of course, a SkyTeam destination
6) Edit : some spotting opportunities !!!

Well, seems like we have it, let's see:
1)The whole Atlantic coast.It is not the Caribbean, but will do quite well.
2)the 3rd to cheapest country in the world
3)huge Shopping malls with all the worlwide famous brands.
4)Delta, Air France.
5)AEP!!!!!

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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:20 pm

Quoting UTA_flyinghigh (Thread starter):
Any ideas ?

A song comes to mind...

[sings] Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty Mama [/sings] 

But you said "something cheap", so RyanAir to Spain would be more realisitically speaking.

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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:45 pm

I miscounted the items.I forgot, you don't need a visa.

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RE: One Week Off In October, Where Should I Go?

Wed Aug 24, 2005 1:28 am

For ALL those points, I must say MIAMI! Been there three times in last two years (well, once it was FLL, but close ) and never got back dissapointed!

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