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Was wondering if you have to go through an immigration when you fly from Aruba to Bonaire and Curacao? Thanks.
I'm looking for advice on renting a house or villa in Aruba in January 2014. We are planning a multi-family trip and may have up to 10-12 adults and 4-6 children. I'd appreciate any suggestions!
Hi, I wish to know if it is better to stay south or north coast of the island.
we look for nice beaches during the day and some night life in the evening
is there any reasonable hotels or bed and breakfast on the island, do we need to book before, as we might move a bit on the island or go to Curacao as well for few days.
note : would appreciate best transportation and fare to Curacao
Hello - I recently booked last minute airfare to Aruba over New Years (12/29 - 1/3). I am having extreme difficulty finding a hotel / housing through the usual channels (orbitz, expedia, hostelworld, the internet). Does anyone know of hotels that tend to have unpublished availability? Are there any good sites for classified ads to find rentals? I don't want to step of the plane with no bed. Thank you very much for your help.
Here is my question: Do you know an operator that offers trip to Orinoco Delta from Aruba? I know that Tango Tours has an offer of Canaima National Park (Angel Fallas) , but I was interested in Delta instead.
I'm planning a trip to Aruba with my girlfriend in February and I'm trying to do it on a budget. We have a cheap house rental lined up so we can cook at home most nights and mornings.
My question is how much should we budget for the two of us for food, transportation (planning to use buses and taxis (also how feasible is this?), and sightseeing (we don't plan on taking expensive tours (ie ATV or horseback riding)?
Thanks in advance.
I have an approx. 4hr daytime layover in Aruba. Was interested in heading into town for a quick look around, and it seems the town centre is only about 3km away.
Is it possible to walk? Would it even be worthwhile? I will check my bag at the airport, so would only have a small backpack with me. Only really concerned about safety - are there sidewalks, and is it a safe part of town to walk? I'm male, early-30s, arriving mid-morning on a Sunday. I'm used to budget traveling, so not really interested in paying for a taxi there and back, but a bus would be fine - I read that buses are infrequent on Sundays, so would rather not rely on that to get back to the airport. 3km does not seem like an imposing distance at all. Just don't want to sit around at an airport if I can be doing anything else.
I figure if I've already checked in, I'd have at least 2.5 hrs to kill.
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I'll be on Aruba next year (2013) to see the Torch Parade on 5 January. But I saw that the previous day will be the "Mecha di Carnaval" (http://www.visitaruba.com/experience-aruba/aruba-carnival-schedule/), so I'm thinking of rescheduling my flight to see that as well. However, when I googled Mecha di Carnaval, I came up with nothing.
Do you know what this event entails, or are there pictures somewhere? Trying to figure out whether it's worth rescheduling my flight for.
Help! I'm a poor grad student whose friends are getting married in Aruba this May. I'd like to go to their wedding, but I would rather not pay for the fancyish hotel. Does anybody know of a cheap housing option on the island? A bed and breakfast would be ideal. What might I expect to pay per night? Is it easy to get around the island for a reasonable price? Thanks!
I have been to Aruba as part of a cruise and would like to go back for my husbands 50th birthday. Can anyone advise me on visiting the Island in October?
Is this a suitable time
I'm planning on traveling to Aruba this winter, but can't decide where to stay. I've read great reviews about both hotels.
I'm really just looking forward to lounging around the pool and beach most, I'm in need of a complete getaway.
I found special rates on Marriott here http://res.caribbeantl.com/hotel/?refid=&rs_hid=1015603. I'm used to staying at Marriott resorts, but I've heard nice things on Westin as well http://res.caribbeantl.com/hotel/?refid=&rs_hid=b_68512
Has anyone on here stayed at any of the two?
We are flying to Aruba at the end of july and we dont really know where about on the island we should stay. We would like an appartement or a hotel in a quiet and pretty area with a nice beach (doesnt have to be a big beach) without shopping malls and skyscraper around us. So no huge hotel complex or party town,
rahter in a small place (little village or something).
We found an apartement in Savaneta, is this kind of a smaller place? Any suggestions?
Does anyone know a good friendly place (doesnt have to be anything fancy). Our budget is about 80 to 100 dollar per night. Thanks guys for your help!
Where would you recommend two single females to stay in order to be close to the beach, but also in stumbling distance to the best nightlife in town. We would prefer nightlife for singles in their late 20s and early 30s and not be around college-age kids. Is this possible? What's the best option?
Our budget is $100-150 per night, but we are also open to bidding on Priceline. It looks like people are winning resorts and 4* hotels for $100 or so.
Thanks for your help!
I'll be on Curaçao from March 10th-18th and am looking for suggestions about night life, scuba diving, sport fishing, rum drinking, etc. If anyone has a list of Must See stuff, post it please. I'll be there with a group of about 10 people, and we plan to do a little caving as well. All suggestions are welcome and appreciated.
My boyfriend and I will be in Aruba from Jan 7 - 14. We would like to have a few bikes to use around the island. Does anyone know any place to buy or rent used serviceable bikes for the week? A shop, a person who may have spares, anything. Just two bikes that work to get us around. Thanks so muchh!
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