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  1. Their website no longer exits so I assume not. ...

    Their website no longer exits so I assume not. That would make me wary.
  2. Thread: Negril Beach

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    I've left my Kindle at the beach and pool many...

    I've left my Kindle at the beach and pool many times. I do put it in my beach bag if my DH isn't around. Never had an issue. I would not leave my iPad. But would not in the U.S. or anywhere else...
  3. Thread: Message Board

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    Count me in as someone who likes the board and...

    Count me in as someone who likes the board and doesn't do FB. I don't come here as often as I used to . . . not sure why. I too liked the photo contest -- even if they don't give "prizes," just...
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    We’ve been at the Highest level for years. From US. Never received any gift after we returned home. Not complaining but maybe better to underpromise and over deliver than the converse.
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    Just be sure to realize that, if you buy jewelry...

    Just be sure to realize that, if you buy jewelry in excess of your personal exemption ($800 pp for US travelers which can be combined with immediate family), you're required to declare it and pay US...
  6. Thread: Club MoBay?

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    Bottom line . . . it's impossible to predict. ...

    Bottom line . . . it's impossible to predict. Flights can be delayed or arrive early so what the schedule shows may not be accurate. We came mid-afternoon on a Friday and no one was there except...
  7. My DH can't hasn't been able to drink alcohol for...

    My DH can't hasn't been able to drink alcohol for the past decade due to medication (blood thinners). He still loves CN and we've been there at least once every year since. For us, it's about...
  8. For many years we did the free transfer. The...

    For many years we did the free transfer. The last few times, we've done private transfer thru Couples, which is a mini-bus/van just for us. The reason we do the private transfer is that we don't...
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    We take a private transfer arranged by Couples....

    We take a private transfer arranged by Couples. Why? We aren't looking to meet other people - we come to Couples to spend time with each other and don't want to spend our ride talking to people we...
  10. Thread: CN Enhancements

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    CN Enhancements

    CN is doing a lot of "little things" to upgrade the resort. Not sure if it's in the nature of general improvements or because of the new resort next door. But they're nice and thus thought we'd...
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    We've done bldg 2 overlooking the spa. Really...

    We've done bldg 2 overlooking the spa. Really nice and very quiet. The lighting around the pond near the spa is beautiful and it's great to hear the frogs, etc. in the evening when sitting on the...
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    Swim with Dolphins Excursion

    Has anyone done this from CN or CSA? I'm considering doing this when we next go to CN, so would love to hear any comments you guys have. Thanks in advance!
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    Have only been to CN but a friend was at CSA. ...

    Have only been to CN but a friend was at CSA. CSA is a larger property with a larger variety of room choices. CN is more compact -- lots of beach for fewer rooms. Only two types of rooms --...
  14. Thread: CN Garden Suites

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    If you are on the second or third floors, you'll...

    If you are on the second or third floors, you'll have a view of the ocean. Appetizers come automatically. They vary by night -- sometimes desserts, sometimes true appetizers. It's a surprise.
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    We started with a garden room and now always do...

    We started with a garden room and now always do garden suite. Are these important to you: jacuzzi tub, hammock, huge bathroom, rain shower? If so, book a suite. If not, go for a regular room and...
  16. Thread: Special for CN

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    Agree with the above. It's about 25% occupancy...

    Agree with the above. It's about 25% occupancy at the moment at CN (our estimate, not "official") whereas 2 yrs ago when we were here at the same time, it was probably closer to 80%. Several folks...
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    We love new places and yet are on our 12th! trip...

    We love new places and yet are on our 12th! trip to CN over Christmas. We do "new experiences" in the summer and CN in the winter. Works for us. :)
  18. Shuttles to Couples run about every 30 minutes. ...

    Shuttles to Couples run about every 30 minutes. It appears to be either when they have sufficient people to fill a bus or folks have waited a max of 30 mins (sometimes there were only 2 couples in...
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    Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for CN appear...

    Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for CN appear identical . . .
  20. Thread: Negative Reviews

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    We're going back for visit #12 in two weeks. We...

    We're going back for visit #12 in two weeks. We travel all over the world and yet keep returning to Couples. Why? Not because it's the most extravagant resort in the world. Rather, it's because...
  21. We've been to MoBay 11 times and . . . it...

    We've been to MoBay 11 times and . . . it depends. No one can give you a firm answer. It depends on when your flight arrives in relation to other flights, some of which could arrive early or be...
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    We've done the group bus many times and the...

    We've done the group bus many times and the private shuttle twice. The group bus can be fine, but it all depends on your fellow travelers -- which can be from one to six couples. If anyone wants to...
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    We arrived on a Saturday in April. The...

    We arrived on a Saturday in April. The immigration/customs line started AT THE PLANE -- literally. You walked off of the jet bridge and into the line. We would easily have been in the line for 3...
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    Here's a compromise that my husband uses: He...

    Here's a compromise that my husband uses: He wears slacks (khakis) and a polo shirt on the plane. It's not hard when you're coming from cold weather and, even during summer, the plane can be a bit...
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    The first time we packed a large bag and ended up...

    The first time we packed a large bag and ended up not wearing half the stuff we brought. Since then, we've always brought (normal size) carry-ons -- and my husband brings a relatively small one. ...
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