Good Price in Aruba??

Old Jul 29th, 2003, 06:38 PM
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Good Price in Aruba??

I booked Radisson for 7 days in Nov. for $1453 per person (2 of us). Does anyone who has been there know if this a good deal?? Hotel/airfare and breakfast included and $100 food and bev. credit. Thanks!
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Old Jul 29th, 2003, 07:50 PM
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Doesn't look like a great deal to me.
I checked some Novemeber dates myself and found standard rooms as low as $169. For 7 nights that's $1183.
That leaves you almost $1800 for a pair of air tickets and some breakfasts.
Who gave you that rate?
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Old Jul 30th, 2003, 06:17 AM
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What room category is it and when are you going?
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Old Jul 30th, 2003, 01:00 PM
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You might check out American Airlines Vacations for a comparison with its summer sale. We got a good price from them when we went in early July.

Where are you flying from?
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Old Jul 30th, 2003, 04:33 PM
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I agree with Ted. It doesn't look like an extravagant price, but it's also not a real bargain.

I checked Travelocity and they show a rate at the Radisson as low as $149/night for the first week of November (then jumping to the $169 rate Ted mentioned).

I would expect that any travel agent worth his salt could beat your price handily.

Have fun!
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Old Jul 30th, 2003, 05:33 PM
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I am staying in the Ocean/Pool room and I am going in November, leaving from Newark Liberty,NJ. I understand that the ocean/pool is usually a nicer room with a better view, as compared to standard. What do you think?? Thanks for the replies...
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Old Jul 31st, 2003, 05:30 AM
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If you do a text search on this site for the Radisson Aruba, you should find a lot of discussion about the rooms that took place over the last several weeks.
We stayed there recently in an ocean/pool room. They are the rooms closest to the ocean. When you check in, try to get a room in the Aruba tower. They are larger and a bit nicer than the other 2 towers, but all of the rooms are nice. Have fun.
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