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Aura again or Palace again

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Aura again or Palace again

So I've been vetoed by the group on doing a house or condo rental. We've stayed at Aura four times since it opened, but haven't been back after it was turned over to Secrets. Can anyone clarify for me what the big adjustments are? Will we still be in the ocean front building or is that now the preferred area? It seems the old Sabor section with water slides is now part of the Aura? Can anyone clarify the layout and changes from the original Aura to what it is now? Need someone who was there when they first opened as Aura and who has been back now that it is Secrets.

We stayed at Palace last summer and loved it. Found an awesome deal for $250 a night, but can't find anything close to that this year. Any advice for finding a better rate than $350-$400? Love Auras location but food and service at Palace is crazy good.

DFW-CZM airfare is killing us too. Advice? Wait it out? Looking at traveling June 21-26.

Sure appreciate everyone's help and assistance.

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1. Re: Aura again or Palace again

Look at DFW to CUN rates. Possible return from CZM.

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To us the biggest adjustment is it is not as small as it was.

The waterslide area is now part of Secrets. It is pool view when you book. The original area is ocean view.

Building 14 - the furthest left building when looking at the semicircle from the ocean, is preferred club.

They have also added the Sabor area between the Sabor buffet & Aura. It is the preferred club too. This has a swim up bar. Newly renovated rooms. The buffet is now part of Secrets.

The swim up ocean view & roof top pools are in the original Aura area.

We will be back for the 5th time next week. Yeah!

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I booked the Palace through a member and I am paying about $250 a night for the first week of June.

Dallas
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Can you give me info on how to book through a palace member? Thanks.

Augusta, Georgia
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sent you a private message...thanks

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6. Re: Aura again or Palace again

We always stay at the Palace, and book thru a member. Get a great rate, and extra perks.

The airfare is hit or miss. But you might try Sun Country, they fly there only in the summer months. Or at least that was the deal last year.

Good Luck!

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7. Re: Aura again or Palace again

Through a member you should be able to get really close to that 250 price.

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8. Re: Aura again or Palace again

Would you mind PMing me too about how to do this? Thanks.

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Sherry, pm sent (upper right corner of screen)

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10. Re: Aura again or Palace again

I would be interested in knowing how to book through a member for Palace. Can someone shed some light? Thanks

Edited: 07 July 2014, 00:27