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Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Monday, December 15th, 2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 11,027
Posted By dwippies
Avoiding scammers and fradulent listings

Last week we received complaints about the user: patsyservais698_vtrentals who has been banned from the forums for placing listings on it for apparently fraudulent purposes.

We would like to thank...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,478
Posted By dwippies
Re: More Beach yet?

last year it was our turn to be the worst state for snow. we woke up this morning expecting a lot of ice which was predicted. instead, we had rain. total shock. sorry that when it passed us by you...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,478
Posted By dwippies
Re: More Beach yet?

walter, this is a problem on most beaches. a 2 bedroom is supposed to have no more than 6 people and a one bedroom maxes out at 4. however, people do break rules. i know at costa linda, housekeeping...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By dwippies
Re: Snowbound

mine are indoor cats so i can't compare but i am assuming they don't have to announce it since you probably wouldn't be listening. they aren't telling each other. they are telling you, lol.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By dwippies
Re: Snowbound

bob, the translation of 'ack' is 'bird'. the cats are shouting 'bird! bird!'
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,040
Posted By dwippies
Re: The snorkle man is back in Aruba for awhile

kent, welcome back to our island. you are so lucky!!!

where is anna marias?
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 1st, 2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By dwippies
Re: Linda's pancakes

they have nothing to do with american style pancakes, lol. they are dutch style topped with just about anything you could imagine. they are thin and about the same size as a medium pizza in the...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Monday, January 31st, 2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,317
Posted By dwippies
Re: vegetarian and vegan dining options

most of the restaurants are very accommodating about serving veggie foods. my daughter was there one year and had no problem requesting and getting things. now vegan is another matter. that could be...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Sunday, January 30th, 2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,386
Posted By dwippies
Re: Dining out on a budget?

ro, i totally agree. food was tasty and the people were really nice. they do lack in desserts but the rest was well worth the really reasonable prices.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Sunday, January 30th, 2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,386
Posted By dwippies
Re: Dining out on a budget?

several places come to mind without a set menu. the paddock, linda's pancakes, bingo, salt and pepper, pizza bob and many of the better restaurants have main courses under $20. also, many of the...
Forum: Where have you been? Sunday, January 30th, 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,531
Posted By dwippies
Re: New to Aruba

you are right nylady, i didn't even notice it and it's supposed to be my job, lol.

missy, your best location for this posting would be either 'aruba in general' or 'where to stay'.
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, January 30th, 2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,258
Posted By dwippies
Re: Donate your Timeshare for a great cause and get $5000.00 tax deduction.

aruba love, this post doesn't need to be deleted since you noted that it is no longer valid which should have been done by the poster at the point it was no longer valid.

for the information of...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 24th, 2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By dwippies
Re: Long awaited report of Club Arias and Aruba Clay

what a great report nancy!

so glad you liked arias and that you found that clay. so sorry that the weather was nasty. we all know that isn't the norm and affected many people over the last...
Forum: Playa Linda Beach Resort Sunday, January 23rd, 2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,720
Posted By dwippies
Re: week 7 2008

dakota, the last post on this thread was in 2007. i doubt very much if it is available.
Forum: Charles' Stories Saturday, January 22nd, 2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By dwippies
Forum: Aruba Safety Thursday, January 20th, 2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,249
Posted By dwippies
Re: Car break-in attempted at Eagle Beach

only one problem with your advice charles,

i know that my auto insurance at home (fireman's fund) is very reticent to pay out if your car was found to be unlocked. i honestly don't know if the...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 18th, 2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By dwippies
Re: Pictures from BB party tonight

trying it again for carlysgram:

Welcome to Kodak Gallery!...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 17th, 2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,714
Posted By dwippies
Re: Ritz Carlton deal signed

charles, thank you as always.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 17th, 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,714
Posted By dwippies
Re: Ritz Carlton deal signed

AMEN! you are my new best friend, lol.
Forum: Costa Linda Resort Sunday, January 16th, 2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,111
Posted By dwippies
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Saturday, January 15th, 2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,966
Posted By dwippies
Re: the restaurant service charge poll

the knife and fork-is that the stand alone restaurant at the bottom of ac near the hilton? if not, where is it?
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 15th, 2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,686
Posted By dwippies
Re: Cruise ship lands on beach

elaine, when i tried from the original link it didn't work. however, try it from the link left on the quote by you. from there it worked for me. don't know why though.

laraine, it really does look...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 15th, 2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By dwippies
Re: I might be in a book

wonderful news charles! keeping my fingers crossed.
Forum: Aruba News Friday, January 14th, 2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By dwippies
Re: Win a US$100 Dinner Voucher! Here's how...

mr.aruba, you need to click on the word 'more' on the original post on the thread. it is a news feed and tells you how to enter to win.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 12th, 2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By dwippies
Re: Deep Sea

wow! thank you coconut and of course, my friend of many years, elaine. some days i wonder why i continue to volunteer on this forum. it's comments like yours that give me the answer. and now that my...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 12th, 2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By dwippies
Re: Deep Sea

hi coconut! glad to see that you are posting.

the only reasons a member can't post are if their account hasn't yet been activated (that's when you first sign up) or the thread itself is closed. if...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 8th, 2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By dwippies
Re: Travelers Checks or not

thanks bob...must be my bank.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, January 7th, 2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By dwippies
Re: HAVING A GREAT (smart & safe) CARNIVAL

charles that was wonderful advice and more than appreciated. thank you!
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 6th, 2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By dwippies
Re: Travelers Checks or not

please remember to fill us in on how your trip was. safe journey and lots of fun in the sun!
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 6th, 2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By dwippies
Re: Travelers Checks or not

that's weird tom, my bank said no more 50's. maybe it's the only ones they want to use? however, according to wachovia, they are still a strong item and a cheap benefit to keep good customers. either...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, January 6th, 2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By dwippies
Re: Travelers Checks or not

that's a rumor. used them in august for aruba and i have used them everywhere here. they are great for merchants. a sure thing with little or no fees associated. the only problem is they only come in...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, January 5th, 2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,421
Posted By dwippies
Re: Cell Phone Questions

chip, for years i used only skype or emails. i love skype. however, 3 or 4 years ago, visit aruba gave me a phone to use on aruba. i must say it makes life very easy. would i rent a phone if mine...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Wednesday, January 5th, 2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,060
Posted By dwippies
Re: Costa linda week 14 2011 for rent

costa linda is always friday to friday. most timeshares are a specific start day although a few are flexible. costa linda is not one of the flexible ones.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 4th, 2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,421
Posted By dwippies
Re: Cell Phone Questions

exactly, john. skype works both computer to computer and computer to cell or landline in the states. it costs next to nothing. obviously, you aren't taking your computer to the beach so if you need...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Tuesday, January 4th, 2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,150
Posted By dwippies
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 4th, 2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By dwippies
Re: We're Here!!!!

welcome 'home' to aruba! sounds like the weather is slowly reverting to its norm. so glad you arrived safely. now go out and enjoy!!!
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 3rd, 2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By dwippies
Re: This week

gary, that is great news. a little cooler is fine. sunny is fine. rain is not fine, lol.
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 1st, 2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By dwippies
another minor warning

please be more than usually cautious when on the beaches. this is high season and there are some teens taking advantage of the crowds and the mix of tourists. petty theft is on the rise so rent or...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Saturday, January 1st, 2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,942
Posted By dwippies
Re: old rio steakhouse

i agree about boonoonoonoos. loved it. i still want the recipe for the anchovy/olive and heavens knows what else pate they served with bread as soon as you sat down. i relaly do want to try breezes...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 1st, 2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By dwippies
Re: It was a blast

where are the pics? i would love to see you and b shivering in the cold water.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Questions Saturday, January 1st, 2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,942
Posted By dwippies
Re: old rio steakhouse

didn't everyone, lol?
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, January 1st, 2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By dwippies
Re: This week

at least it seems to be improving. 5 nice days is better than it had been. sorry about the fireworks display though.

happy new year to you!
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 31st, 2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By dwippies
Re: My Restaurant Reviews

gina, you are always brilliant but you are like the rest of us, you don't read rules. at least a dozen times a week i have to move rentals and sales to where they belong because no one reads the...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, December 30th, 2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By dwippies
Re: My Restaurant Reviews

great info! now my chance to remind people....

listen up... we have an entire website dedicated to things such as restaurant reviews. people on facebook, twitter, and google come there looking for...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 27th, 2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,399
Posted By dwippies
Re: Rain

tom, they are going in about 2 weeks.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 27th, 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By dwippies
Re: Today in New York & Aruba 2010

amazing to see that some areas are so bare and then the drifts are big. btw, i adore that aruba picture with the soda can. that is a wonderful photo!
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, December 27th, 2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,399
Posted By dwippies
Re: Rain

well, honestly, there has been a major shift in weather this year and there has been a lot more rain than normal. also, this is the rainy season but it started really early this year at the end of...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, December 26th, 2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,713
Posted By dwippies
Re: A warning

thanks andrea! you were on your flight home when i found out about this from aquaman so i posted only knowing part of the story. i really appreciate your clarification.

ironically, i just got my...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, December 25th, 2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,713
Posted By dwippies
Re: A warning

another episode at the grocery. both recent events happened at the new kong fui grocery in the high rise area. both times debit cards were compromised.

please people, be cautious. i know both of...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, December 24th, 2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,713
Posted By dwippies
Re: A warning

i get my travelers checks at my bank. with my account i get them free but even with a fee they are not out of sight in price. a good thing is it takes years for them to expire so you can save the...
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