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Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Sale Tuesday, August 7th, 2018, 10:04 PM
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Posted By classiclincoln
Ren Aruba For Sale

So we sold 2 of our Marriott weeks and the third one is under contract. Now looking to sell our week 49 unit 242 at the Ren Aruba. $3,500 and I'll pay the transfer fee.

We thoroughly enjoyed...
Forum: Expats and Other Living on Aruba Friday, June 29th, 2018, 10:26 PM
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Views: 278
Posted By classiclincoln
Travel Insurance

Been looking for travel insurance that will cover us for vacations longer than 90 days. We found a policy that is good for a year, but it will not cover any trip during the year that's over 90 days....
Forum: Bati Bleki Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, 09:09 PM
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Views: 184
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: This badass mother****eryís got to stop!

Can't open the article to read.....
Forum: Aruba Grand/Riu Friday, February 23rd, 2018, 09:49 PM
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Views: 1,122
Posted By classiclincoln
Just got a phenomenal trade!

The other day I traded our 1 BR week 49 Renaissance Aruba for a 1 BR week 52 Royal Palm Club at the RIU in Aruba. I couldn't believe it!!

So, we'll be at the RIU from 12/28 to 1/4 and then shoot...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, February 8th, 2018, 09:13 PM
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Views: 457
Posted By classiclincoln
Local Artwork

We're looking to get some local artwork for the walls in the condo. Anyone know where we can get some?
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 14th, 2018, 10:10 PM
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Views: 291
Posted By classiclincoln
Parking at the airport

We're going to spend a week in St. Kitts and wanted to know if we can park our car at Queen Beatrix for a week. In looking at the airport website, it looks like the fee for parking longer than 3...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Sunday, January 7th, 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,921
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: First week in our condo!

Just got in this afternoon for our 3 month stay. Busy week ahead; getting things set up, picking up the car, working and oh yeah, WARM WEATHER!! :):D
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Saturday, December 30th, 2017, 10:30 PM
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Views: 2,179
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Maintenance Fees

We're paying over $1,700 for a 3 BR Grand Vista in Orlando.

That's one reason why we bought the condo!
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Wednesday, December 20th, 2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,921
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: First week in our condo!

Heading home tomorrow and had a great but busy week. This trip we only ate at 2 restaurants we had tried before; Dianna's & the Dutch Pancake House (still like Dianna's better!). Had wonderful...
Forum: Aruba Vacation Properties For Sale Or Rent Saturday, December 16th, 2017, 09:07 PM
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Views: 425
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: L'Aquila Residences Eagle Beach

Trying to remember but I think it's been on the books for awhile. The only new condo I know is actually being built is Azul; next to the Blue.
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Friday, December 15th, 2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,921
Posted By classiclincoln
First week in our condo!

We were supposed to spend our anniversary in St. Thomas but with the hurricane, our exchange was cancelled. So, here we are! Got in yesterday and spent all day today running around picking up...
Forum: Timeshare Q&A Saturday, November 25th, 2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,914
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: rci points

While I don't know about RCI since we use II, I don't think there are a lot of RCI resorts in Aruba. I think most of the Aruban resorts are in II. Personally, we don't like points because in a...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Sale Sunday, November 12th, 2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,082
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Week 49 Renaissance Aruba

Bump, thanks.

Also selling our Marriott Grande Vista & Marriott Grand Chateau units.

Heading to the condo in a month for our anniversary then January 7th for the winter.
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Sale Saturday, October 14th, 2017, 10:09 PM
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Views: 1,082
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Week 49 Renaissance Aruba

Just wanted to refresh this.
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Sale Sunday, October 1st, 2017, 08:06 PM
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Views: 1,082
Posted By classiclincoln
Week 49 Renaissance Aruba

Since we now have a condo at Oceania, we don't need our week at the Ren. We deposited our 2018 week, so the first available year is 2019. Second floor, and the view is on the marina side; you see the...
Forum: Aruba Renaissance Suites Thursday, August 31st, 2017, 10:36 PM
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Views: 2,327
Posted By classiclincoln
I'm so pissed at the Ren

So earlier in August we deposited our 2018 week into II for an exchange next summer to California. I received notification from Interval that they were going to cancel the exchange since they could...
Forum: Aruba Renaissance Suites Friday, August 18th, 2017, 09:30 PM
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Views: 465
Posted By classiclincoln
Renaissance Aruba Sold?

My wife thought she read something that Meta Corp. (Seaport Timeshare) sold the Ren last year. Can't find anything on it; anyone know anything?
Forum: Aruba Timeshare and Vacation Property News Sunday, July 2nd, 2017, 08:15 AM
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Views: 1,893
Posted By classiclincoln
Trip Advisor & Expedia

Hope this is in the right place. So I got this from the realtor who is managing our condo in Aruba. He had mentioned something about this to us during the settlement process and again in a...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 9th, 2017, 09:10 PM
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Views: 837
Posted By classiclincoln
I'm Confused

OK, so in doing our research when we were looking to buy the condo, I read that we could stay in Aruba for up to 180 days with no problem. Then, my wife sends me a sheet from DIMAS dated May 26,...
Forum: Aruba Vacation Properties For Sale Or Rent Friday, March 31st, 2017, 10:49 PM
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Views: 967
Posted By classiclincoln
Oceania Condo for rent

We're offering (through our realtor) our beautiful 2 BR 2 BA ocean front condo at Oceania for rent when we're not there. Plenty of time available from April 1 to the middle of December. You can get...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Tuesday, March 28th, 2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,357
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Getting real close!

It's official!!

Spending our first night in the unit. Took most of the day getting things unpacked, figuring out where we'll be putting stuff and getting the printer & office phone set up (I'll...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Saturday, March 25th, 2017, 07:28 AM
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Views: 5,357
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Getting real close!

Leaving tomorrow morning for settlement on Tuesday!! :) :)

Staying at the Trop Sunday & Monday and Tuesday night we're in the condo!!

Can't wait; will be booking our flights for January soon;...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Thursday, March 9th, 2017, 11:48 PM
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Views: 5,357
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Getting real close!

Booked the flight for settlement the week of 3/25. Can't wait!

Will be spending January, February & March there; will be available for rent the rest of the year.
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Tuesday, January 31st, 2017, 10:11 PM
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Views: 631
Posted By classiclincoln
Renaissance Aruba week 49 2017

Room 242, 1 BR, newly renovated resort, view of the cruise ship terminal and ocean, not the parking lot facing Oranjestad. Check in date 12/8 to 12/15. Also a week in 2018 is available at...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Saturday, December 24th, 2016, 10:41 PM
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Views: 5,357
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Getting real close!

Thanks, Dennis.

Did meet with Miriam and she was one of the better agents we met with. Unfortunately, she only had a 3 BR at Oceania. It was GORGEOUS, but way too big space and $$ wise.
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Wednesday, December 14th, 2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,357
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Getting real close!

It's official; we're going to be the proud owners of a 2 BR condo at the Oceania!
Just got the word that the sellers accepted our offer. Settlement should be in March or April and we can't wait!
Forum: Bati Bleki Sunday, December 11th, 2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: P.O.R. The Islandís Post-Otmar-Recovery!

Rona,

This is our 7th trip to the island and are in day 10 of a 15 day stay here and have notice a significant drop off in restaurant service. We eat out 2 of three meals each day and I'm not...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Sunday, December 11th, 2016, 10:27 PM
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Views: 3,640
Posted By classiclincoln
A comment on restaurant service

I hope this is in the correct place; if not, please feel free to move. This is our 7th trip to the island and are in day 10 of a 15 day stay here and have notice a significant drop off in restaurant...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Thursday, December 8th, 2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,357
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Getting real close!

Just getting done week one and have narrowed it down to 4 properties. Am scheduling a second viewing for our number one pick and hoping to make an offer.

Keeping our fingers crossed....
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Friday, November 25th, 2016, 11:18 PM
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Views: 5,357
Posted By classiclincoln
Getting real close!

This time next week we'll be starting our 2 week vacation home hunting trip. :) :) Can't wait to get back to Aruba and relax and start looking at properties (not relaxing, but exciting). Have...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Thursday, October 20th, 2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,930
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Moving to Aruba?

We're going to be in Aruba for the first 2 weeks of December looking for a vacation home. Would like to chat with some US ex pats living there so we can get the information we need and also want to...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Monday, October 3rd, 2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,930
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Moving to Aruba?

Took a look at the post that Daphne made and saw it's pretty much a list of companies which will be helpful once we buy and are there. We're going to be in Aruba for 2 weeks starting on December 2...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Tuesday, August 9th, 2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,930
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Moving to Aruba?

Have started doing some more preliminary research. Looks like there is no MLS service there; you have to work with multiple real estate agents to see various properties.

Plan on posting something...
Forum: Bati Bleki Tuesday, May 17th, 2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: A sign of the times: DeliFrance closed its doors

Gotta tell you, we were disappointed when we were there in December. Delifrance was one of our favorites that we hit each time we went to the island. In December, we found the food not to be as...
Forum: Bati Bleki Saturday, May 14th, 2016, 03:38 PM
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Views: 305
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: This is the AHATA?s press Release regarding the hotels? position on all inclusive

I have to tell you, one of the things we love about Aruba is the choices of restaurants. This actually becomes a problem, because each time we come we have a hard time deciding where to eat; the...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare and Vacation Property News Monday, March 28th, 2016, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By classiclincoln
Forum: Bati Bleki Tuesday, January 5th, 2016, 09:22 PM
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Views: 312
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Mail regarding restaurant reservations

Can't believe how rude people can be. We would NEVER think of doing that! We get nervous if we're 5 minutes late.

Some people.....
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,930
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Moving to Aruba?

Great info, thanks.

Covers most of what I'm looking for and is a good start.
Forum: Aruba Timeshare and Vacation Property News Sunday, December 20th, 2015, 08:09 PM
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Views: 1,042
Posted By classiclincoln
New Condos in San Nicolas

We were driving around last week and noticed a sign for new condos going up in San Nicolas. There was a sign when you come off the highway. Baby Beach is on the left hand side and Rodgers Beach is...
Forum: Moving to Aruba/Living on Aruba Sunday, December 20th, 2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,930
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Moving to Aruba?

I posted this last week, but think it was in the wrong thread. We have started looking at areas where we may want to buy a winter place and are starting a list of things US citizens need to think...
Forum: Expats and Other Living on Aruba Tuesday, December 15th, 2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,793
Posted By classiclincoln
Need a List

We have started looking at areas where we may want to buy a winter place and are starting a list of things US citizens need to think about when buying something on the island. Is there an on line...
Forum: Bati Bleki Monday, December 14th, 2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Delifrance, something for everyone

Stopped in Saturday after we arrived for lunch because it's one of the places we like to go each time we come to the island. Food was good, although the menu was changed. There are fewer crepes.
Forum: Divi Village Beach and Golf Resort Thursday, October 29th, 2015, 07:23 PM
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Views: 1,404
Posted By classiclincoln
Psyched we're going

Didn't think we were going to get to the island this year. It's our 25th wedding anniversary in December and we were going to do a big vowel renewal but unfortunately didn't pan out. A few weeks...
Forum: Aruba News Monday, August 3rd, 2015, 02:11 PM
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Views: 1,221
Posted By classiclincoln
Forum: Aruba News Sunday, August 2nd, 2015, 08:39 PM
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Views: 1,221
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opening in Aruba

Where is this; is this the old Radisson?
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Sunday, February 15th, 2015, 07:13 PM
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Views: 5,715
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Arubaville Restaurant

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Friday, February 13th, 2015, 09:47 PM
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Views: 5,715
Posted By classiclincoln
Arubaville Restaurant

Just read about Mirandi now being Arubaville. Was it sold or is it the same owners?

Thanks!
Forum: Aruba News Thursday, February 12th, 2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Arubaville introduces a new Caribbean inspired menu

Did they sell or is it the same owner?
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Monday, December 29th, 2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By classiclincoln
Forum: Aruba News Saturday, December 27th, 2014, 11:51 PM
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Views: 744
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Automated Passport Control kiosks installed at Aruba Airport

Are these the same as the GOES kiosks in the US?
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