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Suggestions for Inexpensive Caribean Getaway in February

Old Nov 15th, 2008, 05:49 PM
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Suggestions for Inexpensive Caribean Getaway in February

Hi--my sister and her boyfriend would love to get away for a few days, maybe a week, to someplace warm in the Caribbean, doesn't want Mexico or Florida... Any suggestions for best (cheapest) island? Hotels? Thanks for your help--I know this is not too specific, but all suggestions welcome.
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Old Nov 16th, 2008, 03:32 AM
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They might want to have a look at Culebra (small island off the coast of Puerto Rico). They can find more Culebra-specific info. including photos, video, & more at http://culebrablog.com .

Good luck!
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Old Nov 16th, 2008, 04:17 AM
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I believe the "inexpensive" islands are:
Jamaica
Dominican Republic
Cuba
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Old Nov 16th, 2008, 05:39 AM
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Remember no CUBA for USA residents!
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Old Nov 16th, 2008, 05:47 AM
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I'm Canadian.
Figured they could be too, no?
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Old Nov 16th, 2008, 07:58 AM
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you need to give us more info. where will they travel from?
what do they want to do? (relax:hang on beach/read or go/do: ziplines)
need nightlife? casino?
how important is food selection? if they plan to drink a lot an all-clusive might be a good option.
do they dive or snorkel? golf?
do they want to take excursions? if yes - to deserted beaches or to see historical buildings.
when will they travel? it's almost high season - prices will drop again in spring. if they want to go soon there are some good sites with last minute pricing (cruises too)
as specifically as possible - what is cheap to them?
there are "cheap" options on every island.
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Old Nov 16th, 2008, 08:17 AM
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oops i missed the feb part of your title.
this site will not give you feb until dec but they could start looking: http://www.resortvacationstogo.com/r...cker.html?sp=y

or: http://www.travelzoo.com/
or: www.cheapcaribbean.com


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Old Nov 25th, 2008, 06:50 PM
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She is going to look into Costa Rica, but I think the airfare will be expensive. They only want to spend a couple thousand, originating from NY, and would like to do more than lie on a beach..
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Old Nov 28th, 2008, 12:53 PM
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I know people who have gone to the Cabarete in the Dominican Republic and said it was pretty nice. Cheap and they had a good time. They windsurfed, dived and went mountain biking.
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