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Advise for a Canadian Friend

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Advise for a Canadian Friend

Hi,

I am seeking assistance from anyone in Canada, especially Edmonton.

I am in the UK and my Canadian friends want to join us in PLaya Del Carmen / Playacar next February but have never booked a holiday before. TripCentral have quoted them a huge price of

$2300 for a week in the Riu Playacar per person (thats where we are staying)

Can anyone recommend a Canadian Travel agent? They have a budget of about $1500 Canadian Dollars for a week.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks

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1. Re: Advise for a Canadian Friend

travellastminute.ca/tlm/alberta-specials.sht…

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2. Re: Advise for a Canadian Friend

Forgot to add that Feb. is high season - Spring break for our college & university. Earlier in Feb will be cheaper than later....

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Cheers. Flight will be 27th feb..... :)

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4. Re: Advise for a Canadian Friend

I noticed a package on Escapes.ca from Edmonton for the Riu Playacar leaving Feb 28th for $2005.00 which includes taxes.

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5. Re: Advise for a Canadian Friend

Luvplaya - maybe I'm looking at something different but that looks like it's $2005 PER PERSON.

To MiDzie - is $1500 their total budget or per person? If that's their total, I seriously doubt that they'll be able to find anything ..... unless they luck out and find a last minute package.

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6. Re: Advise for a Canadian Friend

Their budget is 1500 CAD per person.

We're at the Riu Yucatan.... slight typo on my part.

Thanks again for any help :)

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7. Re: Advise for a Canadian Friend

I doubt they will find a RIU in Feb. for $1500. Itravel2000.com has it listed out of Edmonton for 1876 = 178 tax Feb. 28.

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8. Re: Advise for a Canadian Friend

yikes. they wil have to find a cheaper hotel....at least I have some travel agent they can ring now :)

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9. Re: Advise for a Canadian Friend

Expedia.ca has Riu Yucatan departing Edmonton Feb 27 and returning March 6 for a total of $3,780 (2 people). However, the flight times suck and they have two stops in both directions, Phoenix and Mexico City.

Escapes.ca has the same resort departing Edmonton Feb 28 and returning March 7 for $4,091 (2 people). The flights times are MUCH better and they're direct.

iTravel2000.com has the same resort departing Edmonton on Feb 24 and returning March 3 for $3,893.10 (2 people). Direct flights again and decent times but it's mid-week.

These prices all include taxes.

HTH

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10. Re: Advise for a Canadian Friend

Bless you. Thanks very much x