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  1. Thread: Who to Tip?

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    If the CTI catamaran crew are contracted non...

    If the CTI catamaran crew are contracted non Couples employees then they should be tipped. When we were there last April (2013) they were Couples employees as Couples had bought the boat not...
  2. Thread: Entertainment

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    Very wishful thinking. Let's throw in Shaggy as...

    Very wishful thinking. Let's throw in Shaggy as well. I just saw him at the Brooklyn Bowl in NYC.
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    Casanova is their top restaurant and should not...

    Casanova is their top restaurant and should not be missed. The repeaters dinner is a limited menu (one or two choices) but a chance to meet members of the management staff and hear the general...
  4. Thread: Who to Tip?

    by rckbert
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    The main rule is not to tip Couples employees....

    The main rule is not to tip Couples employees. Those people you encounter that are not Couples employees but actually sub contractors are airport baggage handlers, drivers to and from the airport or...
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    Are the bananas back?!?!

    Last year we did a split trip at CTI and CSA in April for our anniversary. We were surprised to hear there was a banana blight of some sort and thusly a shortage of this wonderful blendable fruit!...
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    Don't be content to just brows the shelves at...

    Don't be content to just brows the shelves at your local liquor stores and walk out empty handed and disappointed. Many brands of liquor, or in this case rum creams, are available for them to order...
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    Just to clarify the sandals question for you,...

    Just to clarify the sandals question for you, Couples changed the dress code for it's better restaurants a year ago to allow even men to wear dress sandals. I still prefer to wear shoes as this is a...
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    These are pretty much the same t-shirt they...

    These are pretty much the same t-shirt they always gave out but with a v neck. Thin cotton and not great quality but we don't go for the give away shirts. It is just a little perk to thank you for...
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    We were married at CSS and have been back to...

    We were married at CSS and have been back to various Couples 8 times. We love CSA and that wonderful beach. I hope you signed up for the Romance Rewards program?!?! If not do it today as you will get...
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    Dunn's River Falls is a must do in Jamaica. A few...

    Dunn's River Falls is a must do in Jamaica. A few things you should know though. First you will get wet. Wear a bathing suit and remember that the water is COLD as it runs down the mountain. The...
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    It is too sweet and just off in flavor. I tried...

    It is too sweet and just off in flavor. I tried it and had to add some Godiva Chocolate Liquor or Kahlua to make it palatable. Although Sangsters Rum Cream is not available in the states you may be...
  12. There is no way to access the catamaran from CSS...

    There is no way to access the catamaran from CSS because of the coral reefs blocking the beach. The "trading places" option of visiting CTI for the day would not work as you have to return at 4:30....
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    I don't know the price of having clothes washed...

    I don't know the price of having clothes washed but there is an iron and ironing board in the rooms. Take a Tide To Go Stain Pen for small drip spills and use the iron to touch up your clothes for...
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    I also remember there being a staff and guest...

    I also remember there being a staff and guest talent night at the Palms Restaurant stage one evening. I am not sure which one though. People got up and sang and or played instruments. The house band...
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    We have only done the YS Falls. We combined it...

    We have only done the YS Falls. We combined it with the Appleton Estates and had a driver for the day. Bring a bathing suit as you can jump into a section of the falls from on top of a small fall or...
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    Any room that has Verandah in the name or the...

    Any room that has Verandah in the name or the Great House Jacuzzi Suite has a TV. The Atrium Suites, Beachfront Suites, and Premier Beachfront Suites do not. They also have screens but no glass in...
  17. Thread: At CSA now

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    The catamaran sails down to Rick's where it...

    The catamaran sails down to Rick's where it pauses a little while to watch the cliff divers (weather permitting) and then sails back to CSA with a stop to swim along the way. There is yoga or pilates...
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    Remember that the Atrium Suites are 2 story...

    Remember that the Atrium Suites are 2 story villas that make up the second row of buildings from the beach. I believe only one or two of these even get a glimps of the water so it will not be the...
  19. Thread: Resort Credits

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    Resort credits are earned for prior visits so if...

    Resort credits are earned for prior visits so if you are planning on using them only from this visit they will not be there. Once you have a Romance Reward Account you receive credits for stay of 3...
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    As Bricks41 said, you have to book the Atrium...

    As Bricks41 said, you have to book the Atrium Suites for a hammock. There are a couple hammocks located along the shoreline here and there if you need an island fix. As for the bugs there may be some...
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    If I meet a few rude new comer at Couples do I...

    If I meet a few rude new comer at Couples do I then lump all new comers as rude?!?! Labeling or lumping ANY group of people together for criticism based on the actions of a few is wrong on so many...
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    Try to be toward the middle of the resort and...

    Try to be toward the middle of the resort and further from the Patois Restaurant if you can to avoid the extra morning noise. As you can't reserve rooms at any Couples Resort I would suggest asking...
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    The AS, BFS, and PBFS rooms at CSA do have...

    The AS, BFS, and PBFS rooms at CSA do have screens. They also have wooden louvers from knee high to almost the ceiling that can be opened and closed for airflow, privacy, or cooling as there is an AC...
  24. Thread: At CSA now

    by rckbert
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    We were there 4 years in a row and each year the...

    We were there 4 years in a row and each year the beach was different. The sand gets washed out during some storms but eventually finds its way back to the beach. It is in constant flux. Four years...
  25. Thread: Room question

    by rckbert
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    Even the Beachfront Suites at CSS are not on the...

    Even the Beachfront Suites at CSS are not on the beach. They are located across the great lawn from the beachfront. None of the rooms at CTI are on the beach as they are in a hotel type setting and...
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