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Where is everyone ?

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Where is everyone ?

Just back from spending a very nice week in Menorca...We had a car for the week so got more or less right around the island....We did the same week last year but this year we have seen a massive drop in the amount of people about...speaking to the manager at big Alas diner in Calen Porter..he said this time last year he would do 120 meals per night....now he is down to about 30 per night...We went to the Water park in Calen Forcat.....they gave us a ticket valid fo ten days to come back free of charge any time ( with passport ) never heard of this before..

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1. Re: Where is everyone ?

I think people are putting off booking due to either the ash cloud fiasco, may end up not getting away, and also the financial strains, prices have soared this year as far as travel and accommodation and food and drink prices go, i suppose you can't blame people for staying put.

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2. Re: Where is everyone ?

Talking to our Reps whilst there a couple of weeks ago they said that it was quiet in all resorts for them (First Choice) apart from Santo Tomas. Both the Victoria Playa and Mestral &Llebeig were pretty much full and will be for most of the season.

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3. Re: Where is everyone ?

I work for a villa company here on the island and have found that although we are full each week, the people that are coming to the island are choosing to just stay round their pools and eat in. Menorca is suffering a little because of this and finally some establishments are getting the hint and lowering prices and offering special deals (water park), however more need to do so to entice people away from the comfort and lower cost of self catering....

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