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Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Sale Sunday, November 12th, 2017, 09:26 PM
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Views: 177
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
Replies: 2
Views: 177
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
Replies: 2
Views: 177
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
Replies: 0
Views: 702
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
Replies: 0
Views: 244
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
Replies: 0
Views: 597
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
Replies: 0
Views: 716
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
Replies: 0
Views: 757
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: 3,922
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
Replies: 7
Views: 3,922
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
Replies: 7
Views: 3,922
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
Replies: 0
Views: 566
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
Replies: 7
Views: 3,922
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: 3,922
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: 220
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
Replies: 0
Views: 2,052
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: 3,922
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
Replies: 7
Views: 3,922
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: 7,353
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: 7,353
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: 7,353
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: 277
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
Replies: 1
Views: 258
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: 963
Posted By classiclincoln
Forum: Bati Bleki Tuesday, January 5th, 2016, 09:22 PM
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Views: 282
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: 7,353
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
Replies: 2
Views: 963
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: 7,353
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: 5,875
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: 377
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: 1,242
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
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By classiclincoln
Forum: Aruba News Sunday, August 2nd, 2015, 08:39 PM
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Views: 1,103
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
Replies: 3
Views: 5,456
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Arubaville Restaurant

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Friday, February 13th, 2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,456
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: 788
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: 864
Posted By classiclincoln
Forum: Aruba News Saturday, December 27th, 2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Automated Passport Control kiosks installed at Aruba Airport

Are these the same as the GOES kiosks in the US?
Forum: Aruba Renaissance Suites Friday, August 22nd, 2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,582
Posted By classiclincoln
Can't make our swap

So I emailed Liliana to make our usual change of week 49 2015 to week 14 2015 when wifey is off for spring break. Got an apologetic email from her telling me that due to the renovations, there are...
Forum: Aruba Renaissance Suites Monday, June 23rd, 2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,482
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: New rm pictures

Send me your email and I'll shoot some to you.
Forum: Aruba Renaissance Suites Saturday, May 17th, 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,267
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Timeshare calendar

Timeshare Calendar 2014 Timeshare Week Calendar (http://www.redweek.com/calendar/)
Forum: Aruba Renaissance Suites Monday, May 5th, 2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Here now, and lovin' it as usual!

Finally had a chance to post reviews of the restaurants we went to. Check out the restaurant section.
Forum: Aruba Renaissance Suites Monday, May 5th, 2014, 08:50 PM
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Views: 864
Posted By classiclincoln
Sample room

Finally had a chance to get some pictures of the sample room. If you go to the front desk, you can ask for the key to view it. Very nice, can't wait for the entire resort to be done. You can see...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Anyone used royal for jeep rental??

We normally get the old CJ 7 with the canvas top, but this time we got a Suzuki with a hard top that locks. Wifey felt better....

And yes, they are waiting at the airport to pick you up and then...
Forum: Aruba Renaissance Suites Sunday, April 20th, 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By classiclincoln
Here now, and lovin' it as usual!

Was busy before we left, and finally had a minute to post. Checked in on Friday and FINALLY got a chance to meet Liliana. Still working on the 5th floor right hand side building and running about 2...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, April 20th, 2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Anyone used royal for jeep rental??

Just picked up our Jeep (well, Suzuki anyway) Friday. We've rented from them for awhile now. Great service, good prices. Only had a problem with the Jeep once. The transmission hump was hot when...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, March 29th, 2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,570
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Don't use Debit Card in Aruba

If you paid 5%, it was a combination of the conversion fee and the ISA fee:

From the Visa site:

What is Visa's fee structure for international transactions?

Visa Inc....
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, March 27th, 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,570
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: Don't use Debit Card in Aruba

If you used it as a debit card, it's probably the conversion fee from Florins to dollars. Did you call the bank that issued the debit card?
Forum: Aruba News Wednesday, December 11th, 2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By classiclincoln
Re: The new West Deck eatery at Governor's Beach in Aruba, delights and charms taste-

Sounds like it's right next door to the Ren; what was there before?
Forum: Aruba News Friday, December 6th, 2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By classiclincoln
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