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Do You ??

Go anywhere else on holiday in between Goa. If so where do you go Longhaul/Shorthaul

We always go to Goa Jan for 2 - 4 weeks, last year 2 wks Jan then 3 wks Mar, This year spent 1 month in Candolim in Jan.

Am thinking about taking my little 18month old grandson to Butlins for 2 nights next month, he will love all the activities. (im not inviting any comments on that disclosure)

Hopefully a week somewhere in the Med in summer.

Just wondered what you do ??

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been to goa for the last 4 years every jan for 2 weeks and every august take a 2 week hol elsewhere this year will be sri lanka,last year was kenya.also been to turkey a few times and egypt as very hot that time of year,but nothing beats goa.

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Been to Goa Jan 1 month for past 8 years In between flown to Cuba Egypt to hot.Portugal the Costas ok

Going to ELCAMPELLO July the beach there is perfect

for children Half hour from Alicanti about an hour from Benidorm on train.Mostly Apartments No high rise

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2 weeks Goa Christmas, 2 weeks Goa March/april. usually a week Greece/turkey/spain . Then if we are really lucky Kenya November, didnt do this last year but did year before. Only trouble is work gets in the way of holidays. have to have unpaid leave as it is. Its a real nuisance that working lol!!!!!

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Have been to Goa for 3 weeks mid Nov & mid feb for a couple of years.

Last October though we did a 4 week tour of China instead. Would have gone to Goa this Feb if Mum hadn't been in hospital.

Now we're both retired, we plan to do a 'big' holiday every couple of years, so hopefully Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam early 2011.

We've had a couple of weeks in Greece in June for the last few years but have booked to go back to Turkey this year for a change.

Last year we also did short breaks to Barcelona & Dublin (thanks, RyanAir) but Gordon Brown & Alistair Darling have put paid to that......

We might not have kids but we're certainly spending SOMEBODY'S inheritance. Sorry Sis. LOL

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Usually Goa once a year for 3 weeks, either November or over Xmas/New year.

This year I am retiring and have a big birthday end April, so thinking about Cuba for 10 nights. Also going to New York for 6 nights with a friend in September. Have booked 3 weeks Goa in November this year.

Once I'm retired plan 2 trips to Goa, perhaps November and February for future, depending of course on the prices of flights, packages etc. in this credit crunch era!

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I've managed two and a half weeks in Goa this year and will be goig back in November and hopefully January next year. We have a house in Spain (not on the coast) so we go there three or four times a year as well, mostly for long weekends and sometimes for a week in June. Occasionally we get to France for a day or so, but we don't seem to have been anywhere else for aaages. Should have gone to Sweden last year but the cat was ill... Our travelling plans for when we retire have mostly gone out of the window along with all the interest rates.

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Had a fortnight in Thailand last March and a week in Egypt end of Nov start of December....

Keep comparing everywhere to Goa.....

There's nowhere like it.......but if there is we haven't found it yet....

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Usually get a week in the Algarve in late August/September aswell as Goa in March, but didn't last summer because of our daughters wedding this July and probably won't this year either. Still hoping though!

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We always do at least 1 long haul, winter sun holiday, then 1 or 2 summer hols. I always look at the summer hols as being least important, my main holiday is the winter one!

As such, I usually just look at what deals are around when booking summer hols, We have had some real bargains over the last few years, however, wherever they have the Euro, you end up spending an absoluter fortune once you get there!! I paid £5.00 for a cup of coffee in Cyprus last year!!


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lat year i went to spain for the w/e then did a week with my daughter back to spain and turkey for 2weeks aug - this year GOA, and mayb a week in the summer if i get a deal last minute. then a week already booked back in turkey oct. cant live without my holidays, what else do we work for other than the bills????

p.s have a great time pizza munching today suesie x