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Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, November 11th, 2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: cooks restaurant??

Cooks closed about a year ago. Heard Ommi went to Netherlands. Sorry to see that as we always enjoyed when Ommi joined us at our table for a drink
John
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Wednesday, November 6th, 2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,331
Posted By john
I Love Aruba free wi fi

According to e/m received today, free wifi available as of Nov 1 at Divi Village & Divi Phoenix. Dutch Village not mentioned, so not sure there. About time!
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Saturday, December 3rd, 2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,385
Posted By john
I Love Aruba check in moved?

does anyone know if the check in has been moved from building a to the new building?:angry_smi
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Monday, November 21st, 2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,819
Posted By john
Divi Village week 7 for rent

Divi Village and Golf Resort week 7 for rent. Building A unit 6201 Studio. Completely remodeled last year. $900. e/m bjmcmill@aol.com or call 248-634-6219
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Monday, November 21st, 2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Divi Village week 7 for rent

Divi Village and Golf Resort Week 7 Building A Unit 6201 Studio. Ocean and pool view. Completely remodeled last year. $900. e/m bjmcmill@aol.com or call 248-634-6219:wink_smil
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Wednesday, September 28th, 2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,123
Posted By john
I Love Aruba building c & d

anyone been recently to see if the renovations are done in these two buildings?:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Saturday, January 1st, 2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,941
Posted By john
I Love Aruba old rio steakhouse

anyone know the name of the restaurant that is where the old rio steakhouse is. we ate there in nov and enjoyed the food and music but can't remember the name. the owner was singing and came over and...
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Thursday, December 30th, 2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,920
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: renovations

did not request it. it just showed up. guess they have our e/m address:wink_smil
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Tuesday, December 28th, 2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,920
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: renovations

just got e/m from divi showing three pics of all the renovations. looks good.:wink_smil looking forward to seeing them in person in 24 days
Forum: Aruba Trip Reports Friday, November 12th, 2010, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By john
I Love Aruba trip report

just got back from 2 weeks at divi village. more rain than we have ever seen, but still a good 2 weeks.enjoyed the pool daily and the beach a couple of times. got thrown around on the beach and...
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Thursday, November 11th, 2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,920
Posted By john
I Love Aruba renovations

just got back this am from 2 weeks at divi. since our weeks were in building a we got to stay in birdie 2314, which is really nice. went to both a and b and a seems to be a little further ahead. all...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, October 27th, 2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By john
I Love Aruba feel like i'm did again

leaving at 6:25 a.m. if the michigan winds do't stop us. can't sleep. just too fired up. have been going to aruba since mid 90's, so it's not like this is something different but feel like a kid on...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, October 25th, 2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By john
I Love Aruba 1 and a wake up

leaving wed at 6:25 am from flint mi to atl and then aua @2:00 p.m. Should get to Quality Apts by 3 and then next day to Divi Village for 2 weeks. Accelerated 1 week and 1 week free from our gambling...
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Sunday, October 24th, 2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,773
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Does Anyone Go Here Anymore??????

leaving on wed the 27th for 2 weeks. did an acceleration for 1 week and use our gambling "comps" for the second week. apparently playing craps every nite has some benefit, although not in my wallet....
Forum: Charles' Stories Saturday, October 16th, 2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Aruba is an “arid” island

nice comments charles. hope it is still arid 10/27-11/10 when we get there
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, October 14th, 2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By john
I Love Aruba delta deceptive

delta runs ads saying if you have the gold amex skymiles card your first bag is free. we have that card, but when my wife flew mich to atlanta last week the charged $23/bag each way. when i call...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Wednesday, September 29th, 2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,431
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Cooks Restaurant is moving

congrats to you ommi, jus sad you will be closed when we are there 10/27-11/10. however we will be back 1/20-2/22 and will certainly see you then.
mac and bonnie mcmillan:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba Safety Wednesday, September 15th, 2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,246
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Car break-in attempted at Eagle Beach

when we first visited aruba in late 90's the car rental guy said to not ever leave any valuables in the car or trunk and to not lock the car. that way the thief won't have to break the window to...
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Thursday, August 5th, 2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,773
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Does Anyone Go Here Anymore??????

Got a picture of construction behind the Sea Breeze from Marcel, the bar manager. Outside of that, have no idea. Going for 2 weeks in Oct/Nov and hope they are done with building A by then.:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, July 27th, 2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,299
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: New Grocery store opened in Noord/PB

Ok, has anyone actually shopped at this new store? Priorities are Balashi and vodka. Ling's has a case of Balashi 11 0z for $32. Any better at the new store?
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, July 13th, 2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,152
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Skype Calls

i'm not a teckie person, but i was thinking of getting a smart phone from verizon. was told you can do skype calls from your smart phone to home. how does that work/cost?
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Saturday, June 12th, 2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,398
Posted By john
I Love Aruba pool renovations

saw on a website that divi is remodeling the "main" pool. anyone know anything about it? is the main pool the one by the road? :wink_smil
Forum: Aruba Timeshare Wanted Thursday, May 20th, 2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Need one night Nov 5-6

If you can't find a timeshare you maight try Quality Apartments. Two mins from Ling's. Very clean and very nice people:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, March 18th, 2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,076
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: translate papamiento?

the pics and article were on jan 27, page 18:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 17th, 2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,076
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: translate papamiento?

ok. will try to post article, but don't know how. i am technologically challenged. my wife says she can scan it but what do i do from there?:wink_smil
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Wednesday, March 17th, 2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,641
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: renovations assessment

i think it will happen, although i question the timetable. never have seen any project go on time in aruba. what bugs me is what have they done with the millions they have received in maintenance...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, March 16th, 2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,076
Posted By john
I Love Aruba translate papamiento?

on our jan-feb trip to divi village i took a remote control truck. had a guy make up balshi stickers for the sides and strapped a 12 pack cooler on the back. then deliveredl beers for our friends...
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Thursday, March 11th, 2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,641
Posted By john
I Love Aruba renovations assessment

when we visited in jan-feb we went to owners meeting and were shown pics of what the new renovations would look like, very nice. we asked if there was going to be a special assessment for this. we...
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Friday, February 26th, 2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,610
Posted By john
I Love Aruba 5 great weeks

just returned from 5 weeks at divi village. what a great time. during the members meeting we were shown pics of the newly remodeled rooms and told the complete renovations will start in may,...
Forum: Polls Friday, February 26th, 2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 73,990
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: the great car rental poll and ratings thread

Just returned from 5 weeks in paradise. We rented from Hans at Tropic. The rates were the best and so was the service. When we left terminal hhis man had a sign with our name on it. We walked to...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 9th, 2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Watching the snow

We are not millionaires, but got the retired part covered. Love the 3rd Wed of each month when we got our Soc Sec. Nice that the gov't is repaying our interest free loan. Agree with the idea of...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, January 8th, 2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Watching the snow

Just got up to 6" of snow and 0 wind chill temps. Please, let the next 10 days go fast to we can get out of here (Michigan). Just want to lay by the pool at Divi and consume large amounts of Balashi...
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Wednesday, December 30th, 2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,110
Posted By john
I Love Aruba where is mario?

just saw on divi timeshare owners site that mario is no longer at divi. anyone know what happened? he was always smiling and helpful:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, November 30th, 2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Can Coozies

Thanks for the info. Will order today for Xmas.:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, November 28th, 2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Can Coozies

Someone posted about a company that makes personalized can coozies, but of course I didn't write it down, and can't find the post. Does anyone know of this company?:wink_smil
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, November 10th, 2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: AA does it again

You are right-it is thru Charlotte, but I have found another Delta flight from Flint-Atlanta-Aua. Cost is a little more, but so much more convenient. We love leaving from Flint instead of Detroit
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, November 9th, 2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By john
I Love Aruba AA does it again

We have always flown Det-Mia-Aua and then same return. For the last 6-7 years have take AA 4 p.m. foight from Aua -Mia and then left Mia 7:30 to Det about 10:30. AA canceled 4 p.m. flight and...
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Monday, September 21st, 2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,499
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: anyone been to divi village lately?????

we stay week 4-7 in building c and a. c in better condition. they were remodeling a unit in b building last feb that was supposed to be a model for the north caroloina big shots to approve. we got a...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, September 9th, 2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Appetizer Night @ The Promenade

we went last feb with a group of about 12. sat in the courtyard outside and had a blast. great food and drinks. the waiters were lots of fun. definitely a go back again place.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, July 18th, 2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,521
Posted By john
Smile Re: Constuctions at Divi??

we got a letter in march-april from divi saying that renovations would be delayed until jan 2010 due to the economy. amazing they can find the money to build new condo units, but not to renovate....
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Wednesday, July 15th, 2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,776
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: WiFi at Divi Village

2 years ago we took out laptop and were charged $50/week for wifi. we were in building d and a. it never worked. when we went to desk and asked mario he just rolled his eyes and gave us a form to get...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, July 4th, 2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,539
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Cell phones

verizon works, but you must call them to set your phone for international call. no charge for that, but calls in and out are $2.49/minute. on the website it says 1.99/min, but when we got the bill it...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, July 3rd, 2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,761
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Tropic car rental

I emailed Hans 2 days ago regarding a car for our 5 week stay in Jan-Feb. He replied promptly wiwth a very good price and we are set. He said he will have a card with our name on it at the arrival...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, April 4th, 2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,041
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Guinness on Draft??

try buster's garage, a new bar in the hi rise area. we were there in feb and i'm prety sure they had it on tap
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, March 5th, 2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Divi Village

i think the only 2 br are in the c or 3 building. we have friends who have a 2 br there and they have a great view of the front pool and the ocean. it's also the only building with an elevator.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, February 28th, 2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,177
Posted By john
Re: Import Duty on Alcohol

when we arrived jan 20 customs charged us $29 duty for being over the limit. you are allowed 1 liter pp and we had 2 1.75 of vodka and 1 of whiskey. they checked thru luggage of many passengers....
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 8th, 2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,832
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Late Car Rental

we have arrived on a miami 11:30 flight the last 2 years and found them all to be open. make your reservations on line so they know you are coming. remember that off-site companies can no longer p/u...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 7th, 2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,288
Posted By john
Smile Re: physical therapy

hi lizzardo,
don't know how to pm. do you know of anyone in aruba that does p/t and if they have an email address? thanks
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 6th, 2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Re: Car rental

i tradede e/m's with akash at american rental today and he says that no off site companies can p/u their customers. we are just going to take a cab to quality apts and they will deliver there. we're...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 4th, 2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By john
I Love Aruba Car rental

just got e/m from american car rental saying the airport will no longer allow off site companies to pick up their customers at the terminal. you must take cab($10-15) to off site office, pick up car...
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