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blanket trips

torquay
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blanket trips

whats this blanket trip i keep seeing on the forum,would people advice you to go on them,do you go with reps?and how long does it take to get from the airport?read about the scratch cards nearly got caught it costa del sol so im on my gaurd with that.

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1. Re: blanket trips

Takes about 45 minutes from airport to Benidorm.

You have no worries with the blanket trips. We have been on many and they are excellent.

They start off by taking to a building where they give a sales talk for about 45 minutes.

There is no hard sell but they make you think the product they are selling are out of this world!!!

Once thats over you carry on with your free excursion with all sales talk finished.

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are there toilet brakes on the excursion

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There are toilets where you have the sales talk. Most trips are pretty local probably the furthest is Alicante about 45 mins.

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we did one years ago, up to Altea. My wife did one in January with her mum, up to Guadalest. Worth going on, even if you know you don't want to buy whats being promoted during the first part of the tour.

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When we stayed in the Presidente,at the welcome meeting the Thomas Cook Rep worked in conjunction with the Blanket Trip Rep.Thomas Cook were endorsing it, and the blanket trip rep was available for any questions when the Thomas Cook Rep wasn't on duty.

I would have felt quite safe booking one of these up,but as we were enjoying our days doing our own thing around Beni,we never managed to make one.

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6. Re: blanket trips

Just to add that you don't have to buy mattresses or blankets! They have other less expensives things to tempt you with on these trips such as wine, chocolate, aloe vera products, etc. And, you generally have a nice day out as there as some lovely places worth seeing in the region.

You are right to avoid the scratch cards folk. They usually stand about in pairs, but just ignore them and walk right past. If you have already had dealings with them, you will spot them a mile away, so don't even give them eye contact.

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Ive been on a number of blanket trips,visited Alicante,Moria,Guadalest and Polop,the people are not pushy,and they are friendly,you get a free drink when you arrive at the place they sell the goods and a free raffle,usually a visit to a bodega on the way back where you can taste wines and chocolates,and I have never bought anything,great day out.

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8. Re: blanket trips

Not been on any of the Blanket Trips, but the Round Town tourist office next doot to the Ambassador Hotel advertises trips.

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