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Trying to help newbie Spring Breakers

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Trying to help newbie Spring Breakers

plan 2007 trip.5 College males. Will be flying to SPI Mar 3-10 2007. Would prefer not to rent car (but does any agency at Harlingen airport rent to 22 year olds?) so looking for reasonable ,clean accomodations, near college spring break bars/activities that are cool with college students and usual spring break behaviour. Suggestions and/or anything they need to know? Thanks!

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1. Re: Trying to help newbie Spring Breakers

Almost all beach activity (stages, bands, etc) is on the beach in front of the Radisson, so I would check there first for accomodations. Some condos won't rent to Spring Breakers, but I believe that most of the hotels/motels do. Sheraton is also close to the activity. I don't know if these places jack up their rates during spring break, but splitting b/t 5 shouldn't be too bad. Bahia Mar on far north end of island rents to breakers, and it looks it, plus it's a little out of the way. There is Holiday Inn (2), La Quinta, etc. Just google around till you find what suits you. As far as car rentals, I would recommend it. Harlingen has all the usual places (Hertz, Enterprise, Budget, etc.) I don't know what the restrictions are as far as age. Harlingen is about 45 minutes from the island, so a car is better than having to take a taxi or shuttle....and I am not for sure about how to arrange for the shuttle.

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2. Re: Trying to help newbie Spring Breakers

For spring break info, check out www.spionline.com - there's lots of info on there and forums where you can ask questions. Yes, the Radisson is party central during the day, but, after the sun goes down, it's the bay side that has all the clubs. All places who rent to breakers raise their rates for spring break, but, the big week this year, Texas week, when the Texas and Oklahoma universities and colleges get out, is March 9 to 16. If you book early enough (now) you may be able to deal. Hope this helps. Party safe!!

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3. Re: Trying to help newbie Spring Breakers

I recommend looking at condos rather than hotel rooms, because many of the hotels won't let you bring in your own liquor. Also condos are bigger & nicer. Try Saida if you can afford it, or Gulfview if on a budget.

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