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  1. Thread: Golf at CN

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    I would take the resort bus. I went on a busy day...

    I would take the resort bus. I went on a busy day - with that said there were only 12 golfers in total. I met the other golfers while waiting in the CN lobby and we put ourselves in foursomes . The...
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    I went golfing with 11 non-Canadians at CN a...

    I went golfing with 11 non-Canadians at CN a couple of years ago and on the ride back, one of them commented that Jamaica would be a great place if it wasn't for all the blacks. Being Canadian, I...
  3. Thread: Ricks Cafe

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    You can always go and make your decision after...

    You can always go and make your decision after you watch the other divers. There are different levels that you can jump from but if you don't jump then be prepared to overpay for warm beer.

    It...
  4. Thread: Currency Question

    by JimT
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    If you are planning on going off the resort,...

    If you are planning on going off the resort, which we did, then take USD to pay for things. If you want to golf then budget $75-100/round. If you are going to YS Falls then plan on another $100 each....
  5. Thread: In room safes

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    We have been away to different resorts over 40...

    We have been away to different resorts over 40 times and there have never been problems with the in-room safe - but at check-in don't let your credit card out of your sight.
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    I wouldn't worry. The nudest section is at the...

    I wouldn't worry. The nudest section is at the left end of the beach. When you go down to the beach stay near the right hand side and you probably won't see any thing. We walked down the beach for...
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    In 2009 I did the same thing you are doing -...

    In 2009 I did the same thing you are doing - looking for a golfing partner thru the Couples website. I didn't have to worry as there were 10 people going the day I went, and you simply get paired you...
  8. Thread: Snorkel trip

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    I like rckbert's idea. Borrow a snorkel & mask...

    I like rckbert's idea. Borrow a snorkel & mask and float in the pool. I don't know if you have tried snorkeling with a life vest on but it makes a huge difference - it allows you to simply relax and...
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    Wow, I can't beleive the prices out of the...

    Wow, I can't beleive the prices out of the States. We always watch for seat sales and were fortunate to get a good price in Feb for our November trip. We paid less then $500cdn ($525usd) including...
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    I agree with Sublimebrad. Why? I can't see why...

    I agree with Sublimebrad. Why? I can't see why you need a phone on vacation - unless the company you work for couldn't survive with out you:rolleyes:.

    I take my Ipod without a waterproof case...
  11. Thread: Conch at/near CN

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    We too went to Bahamas (Nassau and Abacos) and...

    We too went to Bahamas (Nassau and Abacos) and loved the conch. Unfortunately we didn't see any conch at CN.
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    We depend on TA more than the Couples website for...

    We depend on TA more than the Couples website for reviews. The problem with the Couples site is the moderator filters out negative comments whereas TA allows all reviews to initially be posted. It is...
  13. Thread: Rained out???

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    Jamaica, like all other islands will have a...

    Jamaica, like all other islands will have a chance of rain almost every day. Don't let a 30% chance or rain bother you. That just means there is %30 change for rain sometime during the day and I...
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    I played there in 2009 and they had 2 different...

    I played there in 2009 and they had 2 different selections. I think the options were Wilson or Taylormade. Both sets were newish and not a mix of different clubs. I play Taylormade at home and...
  15. Thread: CTI library?

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    You never know what you will find so I would...

    You never know what you will find so I would recommend taking something to read. We always take a couple of books and exchange them.
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    The clubs in 2009 were $25. The clubs looked new...

    The clubs in 2009 were $25. The clubs looked new and performed well. I play TaylorMade at home and found that I had to drop back 1 club to get the same distance. All I packed in my luggage were 3...
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    I took one day and went golfing while staying at...

    I took one day and went golfing while staying at CN. I didn't take my clubs or shoes, instead I took 3 golf balls and some tees and rented the clubs ($25usd). I went with a group of 11 other golfers...
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    Check-in without a Credit Card

    I am going to CSS this fall and won't have a Credit Card. The last time at couples was at CN and I can't remember if I had to give a credit card imprint at checkin.

    If I don't have a credit card...
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    Kandi - 7 days for us. I am planning on...

    Kandi - 7 days for us.

    I am planning on golfing on Dec 7th. I understand that you just show up in the lobby before 8am and will be matched up with other golfers. Hopefully your other half wants to...
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    We are there from the 12/2-12/9. I play for fun,...

    We are there from the 12/2-12/9. I play for fun, so I don't mind a new golfer. Let's get back in this string in late November and we can arrange a golfing day.

    Thanks
    Jim
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    From what I can find Couples include golf at...

    From what I can find Couples include golf at Negril Hills Golf Course (http://negrilgolf.com/index.html#). I wouldn't take my clubs with me so I would be renting them. I found the following rates:
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    Looking for golfers at CN in December 09

    We will be visiting CN the first week of Dec/09. My wife doesn't want to golf so if there are other golfers looking for a game please let me know.

    Thanks
    Jim
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