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Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, October 28th, 2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,394
Posted By LearJet9
Re: feel like i'm did again

Wonder why they don't have Heiniken Light in Aruba
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, October 28th, 2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,258
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Aruban people's hospitality

On our 2008 visit my buddy and I rented ATV's and went to the outback to ride. We were in Santa Cruz on a side street when my ATV died. No cell phone, no way to call or contact the rental co. We had...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, October 8th, 2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,653
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Chez Matilde is Closing

Well, I guess differing opinions is what makes the world go 'round. We went to Chez twice in 17 years. We went about 12-13 years ago and the service was quite poor, the food incorrect (1st time) then...
Forum: Aruba Safety Thursday, October 7th, 2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,172
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Car break-in attempted at Eagle Beach

We too had an issue with our rented yaris. Parked at the Playa Linda and had the front grille and headlight lenses stolen. My wife no longer brings expensive jewelry to Aruba and the items purchased...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, September 4th, 2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,755
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Aruban resort

This is really great news! This has the potential to be a premier resort, but I'm sure it will take a boat load of $$$. The first few years we went to Aruba this was the top casino on the island....
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, September 4th, 2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,552
Posted By LearJet9
Re: arubafastphones.com bait and switch?

Thanks dogwriter - I guess it might be easier to rent a phone from Aruba Fast Phones. I did check their website and it still says they are at the airport. I am curious as to what kind of operation...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, September 4th, 2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,552
Posted By LearJet9
Re: arubafastphones.com bait and switch?

I really hate to ask but.... What exactly are you referring to when you say "sim card?" Do you attach/insert/download to your own domestic cell phone. For instance, I have a Verizon Cell that has...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 21st, 2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,013
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Aruba in July at Holiday Inn SunSpree

I have but one suggestion, to everyone....rent a car (or jeep) inexpensive and you'll be glad you did..
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 21st, 2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,921
Posted By LearJet9
Re: New Grocery store opened in Noord/PB

Our arraingements are near finalized for a cpl of weeks in Feb... Bringing ALL of the kids (5) this time so we will definately need the grocery store!! Won't be far from us either, we'll be at the...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 21st, 2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,921
Posted By LearJet9
Re: New Grocery store opened in Noord/PB

Ahhh, now I know where it is! Thanks Sherry..

Bill
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, July 20th, 2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,921
Posted By LearJet9
Re: New Grocery store opened in Noord/PB

Is it bigger than Ling & Son? I'm having trouble remembering where Bingo's is? Near the round about across from The Aruban??
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,537
Posted By LearJet9
Re: AA does it again

Miami - Talk about a layover or connecting flight in MIA and people cringe. I too find MIA airport the worst airport we have ever had the displeasure of landing at. Even among friends and co-workers...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 5th, 2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,801
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Honeymooners looking for info on Aruba June 2011

C'mon down, weather's fine! As you can see from what you read, nearly 100% of all who visit Aruba love it and return regularly. Weather is just one of hundreds of reasons. It makes it easy for some...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 5th, 2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 38,056
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Vandersloot wanted in Peru

All I can say is; Finally, justice will be served. For the mother, my heart goes out, this must cause her unimaginable pain.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 7th, 2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Say NO! to a Dolphinarium on Aruba

kingpin - That was disgusting, interesting and certainly eye opening. I had no idea.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 3rd, 2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 33,800
Posted By LearJet9
Re: what do we like about aruba?

Amazing! Seriously, just amazing. This many people saying the same things over and over means it must be true.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 29th, 2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 33,800
Posted By LearJet9
Re: what do we like about aruba?

I knew this would fill up quickly! If I were pressed to pick my top favorite activity, though very difficult: I love to rent a jeep and go to the "outback"! We usually do it twice one every trip...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 29th, 2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Upcoming trip

And another thing! (I got up too early and I've had way to much coffee) If there were to be a topic on this forum titled "What we (I) like about Aruba" there would likely be hundred's of responses...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 29th, 2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Upcoming trip

Not that it's relavant to your question but.. Our 1st trip to Aruba was repeated several times. We'll never forget that 1st trip, which is really what hooked us. Then, the next few trips could almost...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 28th, 2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,399
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Upcoming trip

Tell him to rent a jeep and just drive. Can't get lost, directions not needed. When he is done, do it again. He'll love it.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 27th, 2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,127
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Aruba International Film Festival

I sure hope it's better than the experience we had during the 2005 Festival held at the Holiday Inn. We were staying at Playa Linda on that trip and the people attending the festival [whevever they...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 23rd, 2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,197
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Milk availability?

I think I remember our first few trips to Aruba in the mid 1990's we had problems finding cold milk. Since then I don't recall any problems finding [cold] milk. The only times we had concerns was...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 21st, 2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,993
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Ritz carlton protest pictures

Sorry, I'm a little confused? Has construction [in any form] started already?

Bill
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, April 17th, 2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,498
Posted By LearJet9
Re: American teenagers shop with stolen credit cards

Sandra, keep in mind that Shannons Mom is just lashing out, a [kind of] normal reaction. She is totally off the mark and is quite angry, as most parents would be if their daughter was accused of...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 15th, 2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,066
Posted By LearJet9
Re: MVC Eagle Beach

Interesting... We've been going to Aruba for 16 years and never heard of it. We will make sure we check it out when we get back to Aruba. (Which sadly is not until next year) Great, now you've made...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 15th, 2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,189
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Bad experience at Sean's Jeweler

It's obvious to me that there is sufficient evidence on this site alone to label Sean Johns a bad place to purchase jewelery. While there certainly are some who had a "good experience" defined as...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, April 10th, 2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,498
Posted By LearJet9
Re: American teenagers shop with stolen credit cards

They should be prosecuted someplace! Someone mentioned banning them from Aruba. Don't know if that is actually possible, but if it is, do it. I have no sympathy because they are; Americans, girls,...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 8th, 2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,613
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Wacky Wahoo and Other Kids Menus?

"Mulligan's" ?? Where is that?
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 7th, 2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,613
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Wacky Wahoo and Other Kids Menus?

I know everyone likes something different however, We brought our 8YO to Tomatoe Charlies (Pizza) and we all thought it was the best pizza we ever had. I know, I know....might have something to do...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 7th, 2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,415
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Paying More at Payless Car Rental

Mav - I beleive Hector was with the old Optima Rental that was at LaCabana. If it is the same Hector (I'm told it is) he really is a stand up sort of guy. I had several significant problems with...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 7th, 2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,613
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Traveler's Check Cards

American Express Travelers Cheques are available in every State and many countries around the world. I don't know if they are available to purchase in Aruba, but they are certainly accepted in Aruba....
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, April 7th, 2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,189
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Bad experience at Sean's Jeweler

Over the years I have read on this and other forums the good, the bad and the ugly. It has without doubt saved us, and probably many others from learning the hard way on our own and surley saved us...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 2nd, 2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Jetblue/American airlines partnership

We too have flow many times in addition to Aruba and I can say we have had some problem, minor or major witrh every airline except Jet Blue. Sherry is right, can hit a clunker with anyone, any...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 2nd, 2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,189
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Bad experience at Sean's Jeweler

We have been in Sean's several times and 'almost' made a purchase, but [wife] didn't find exactly what she was looking for. Now I'm sure we will skip Sean's altogether. There are too many reputable...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 24th, 2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,633
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Palapas on Palm and Eagle Beach

At the Marriott, Surf Club and Ocean Club, if you want a front Palapa they, that is MARRIOTT charges US$20. Are they in fact charging for something illegally??

Bill
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,424
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Carnival dancers in NYC - on AM shows

I certainly hope that was not the actual news release. Someone should have proofed that before it was released! Yikes!!
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, February 20th, 2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,009
Posted By LearJet9
Re: english language newspaper? yay or nay?

Sounds like a good idea. Just a thought.. might want to indicate somplace in this thread how one goes about signing up for this. Might work better that way.

Thanks,
Bill
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, February 14th, 2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,044
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Van der Sloot dies on Aruba

I too extend my condolonces to his wife. Paulis dies of a heart attack, the family knows what he died from and has the ability to bury him. The Holloway's did not have the same.

Bill
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, February 12th, 2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,949
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Returning on US Air?

We flew Jet-Blue non-stop to and from. They are "THE BEST"
We were told get to the Airport 3 hours early for international flights. Fortunately I didn't pay much attention to that. We arrived at...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, February 12th, 2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,119
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Seroe Colarado Plans

Don't know if this is interesting or not... it was to us. After the surprise of Coco being torn down we wen't over to the dive shop to the new little bar for a Balashi. While there 3 gentlemen walked...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, February 10th, 2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,121
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Has anyone used Cheapcaribbean.com to book a trip before?

Just my 2 cents: I too am a very fussy diner. I can say in 16 years going to Aruba I have never had a food issue. Now I will say we have hit some clunkers, but overall, the restaurants in Aruba are...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, February 10th, 2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,119
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Seroe Colarado Plans

We just returned from Aruba. While there we always stop at Coco Beach Restaurant at Rogers Beach for a quick bite and a Balashi after an outback trip or a few warm hours at Baby beach. Much to our...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, February 10th, 2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,219
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Aruba Casinos

Wow, I must have missed something. I just got back (Staying at the Marriott Surf Club) and I played BJ at Stellaris and Alhambra and at both places BJ was played just like Foxwoods or Las Vegas...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 24th, 2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,356
Posted By LearJet9
Re: More Troubles at the Aruban Resort?

Well there's another opening date missed!! Evertime they post a date it gets pushed back a week or so. I guess all those with reservations are just going to have to wait until the doors actually...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 21st, 2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,356
Posted By LearJet9
Re: More Troubles at the Aruban Resort?

Finally some good news. I do not have all of the details yet, but I have been told the Aruban will be open by Feb 1st.

Bill
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 14th, 2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,917
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Arubaian Resort Closed???

Currently the resort remains closed. There is no indication of when or if it will re-open, but as each day passes it looks less and less hopeful it will open in the near future.

There is an owner...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 12th, 2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,023
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Leaving Aruba Airport

JohnJT - That really is a problem. I would hate to think that some people actually consider the [unnecessary] hassle in considering travel plans. It's shameful what they [TSA] put the traveling...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 11th, 2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,023
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Leaving Aruba Airport

From everything I have seen and heard the TSA 'agents' for the most part are totally inept. They are drones that are actually not paying attention but meerly going through the motions. The truth is...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 2nd, 2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,999
Posted By LearJet9
Re: ‘The Aruba Resort to re-open this week’

Cynthia
Go to; www.TheArubanForum.com (http://www.TheArubanForum.com)
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, December 30th, 2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,036
Posted By LearJet9
Re: Aruban asking for Maint fees by 12/31/09

No money should be sent to The Aruban at this time as it will most definitely fall into a black hole. The case is on the court docket for today. We will [hopefully] know later today or tomorrow if...
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