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Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

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Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

Hi All - Leaving for Riu Ocho Rios in 2 weeks. Myself and the boyfriend - age 25. Been keeping up with the reviews and forum as much as possible. So far I know that insulated cups are a must and to bring something to address the possible musty smell we may encounter in our room. Anything else I'm missing, please let me know. I want to be sure I am prepared. We are very laid back New Yorkers but preparation too is key I believe! I appreciate all insights and helpful tips. Thanks All!

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1. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

Go online and join the RIU club online get a number b4 you get there .U get points for staying,upgrades and checkin privilages..

Atlanta GA
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2. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

Hi I wrote a mini review on:

RIU in Ocho Rios What Can We Expect?

If you need any more info let me know and i will be more that happy to help

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3. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

Just don't forget the insulated cups, there cups are only 6oz

Cleburne, Texas
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4. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

Mosquito spray.

Cleburne, Texas
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5. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

This is a big one: Invest in small luggage locks and lock suitcases when out of the room. We never personally had any problem but we tipped the maid daily . But other posts have said otherwise.

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6. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

What do you mean by insulated cups? To use everywhere including the bar?

Texas
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7. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

Bring over sized cups tp have your drinks. If you dont you get small 6 oz cups top drink from at the bars. Also if theyt are insulated the ice lasts longer, though i doubt many drinks last that long..

New York
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8. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

Yes Hobson78 - I have read numerous posts about bringing your own insulated mug to the resort. The bartenders are more then willing to fill it. The resort apparently uses very little cups and unless you want to be back and forth to the bar, I read it's a good idea to bring your own cup. And an insulated one at that to keep your drink cold!

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9. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

Ahhh I see, who wants to keep going back for refills. Thanks for the info.

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10. Re: Riu in 2 Weeks - Last minute pointers appreciated!

I would bring a waterproof bag for your electronics, room key and money if you are planning on doing any of the excursions like dunn's river falls...

bubble wrap, large zip locks for your breakable purchases ( liquor, jerk seasoning etc... )