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    Post by 3rdforum on Wed 29 Aug 2012 - 22:33

    We were so pissed off after our hols this year, that 3 days aftercoming home, we booked 2 weeks in Playa Blanca next August. Got ( what seems to be ) a lovely 2 bed villa with private pool and air con for £780. Elle lives near there so I might meet up with her at some stage. Will return to Tenerife only if we can get our old apartment in the Balcon de Los Gigantes,or if someone here can recommend another place. Might even try PdlA or Los Cris in future because I was very impressed with how clean and tidy it was ( compared to 15 years ago).






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    Post by Topdog on Wed 29 Aug 2012 - 22:35

    Give our end a try Dermo we need to meet.
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    Post by Perfectspecimen on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 0:07

    Not surprised you chose somewhere else D. The airlines are taking the piss at the moment, I just wanna rent the seat for 4 hours not buy the friggin thing. Seeing as Richard Bransons lost half his trainset maybe he might consider some Canarian routes for a change. VirginEurope innit. Give that O'Leary a run for his money. Employ trolley dollies with English as a first language and a smile...... Going to Lanzarote 3025408739



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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 11:07

    Good idea Vince. I'll write to Richard asking him to open a few new routes. O'Leary has launched a bid for Aer Lingus over here. It seems he wants their trans Atlantic slots from Heathrow. We could soon have a Ryanair Atlantic. Wonder how much he'll charge for baggage then?????






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    Post by Topdog on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 11:11

    Cunnilingus they got it licked.
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    Post by Perfectspecimen on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 12:32

    I heard a rumour you once fell at Chio Mary. Going to Lanzarote 1498946960



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    Post by tonto on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 12:53

    3rdforum wrote:We were so pissed off after our hols this year, that 3 days aftercoming home, we booked 2 weeks in Playa Blanca next August. Got ( what seems to be ) a lovely 2 bed villa with private pool and air con for £780. Elle lives near there so I might meet up with her at some stage. Will return to Tenerife only if we can get our old apartment in the Balcon de Los Gigantes,or if someone here can recommend another place. Might even try PdlA or Los Cris in future because I was very impressed with how clean and tidy it was ( compared to 15 years ago).

    Elle's moving to mainland Spain shortly D.
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    Post by Topdog on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 14:04

    Perfectspecimen wrote:I heard a rumour you once fell at Chio Mary. Going to Lanzarote 1498946960
    I started it.
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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 15:12

    Tonto wrote:
    3rdforum wrote:We were so pissed off after our hols this year, that 3 days aftercoming home, we booked 2 weeks in Playa Blanca next August. Got ( what seems to be ) a lovely 2 bed villa with private pool and air con for £780. Elle lives near there so I might meet up with her at some stage. Will return to Tenerife only if we can get our old apartment in the Balcon de Los Gigantes,or if someone here can recommend another place. Might even try PdlA or Los Cris in future because I was very impressed with how clean and tidy it was ( compared to 15 years ago).

    Elle's moving to mainland Spain shortly D.

    Is she? Thats another member I won't end up meeting then ( missed Gypsy in July even though we were both in the same bar)






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    Post by Blyth Spirit on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 20:18

    Been to Lanzarote 3 times love it all low rise keeps it charm. Always cheaper than TFS as well you'll enjoy it 3rd!



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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 21:19

    Thanks Blyth, was there in 1999. Most relaxing holiday I ever had ( no kids then). Looking forward to it. Playa Blanca and the Rubicon Marina are meant to be stunning.






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    Post by Topdog on Thu 30 Aug 2012 - 21:22

    Very cheap when I went, we booked flights and accommodation separate and the airline went bust. Paid it on credit card who refunded the whole lot but the accommodation still stood, so just booked new flights, thus accommodation ended up free.
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    Post by angusjim on Sun 23 Jul 2017 - 6:34

    We are going back in September went last year for first time in 20 years thought it was great lots of good live entertainment and a lovely apartment from an my Irish cousin just off the Strip in Puerto Del Carmen, good place to go out biking in the morning you can go for miles on the flat
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sun 23 Jul 2017 - 8:00

    I'm going to have to delve into my family tree and see if I have any cousins with apartments in the Canarys... Going to Lanzarote 3025408739



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    Post by angusjim on Sun 23 Jul 2017 - 8:52

    Campbell Brodie wrote:I'm going to have to delve into my family tree and see if I have any cousins with apartments in the Canarys... Going to Lanzarote 3025408739
    Ecky & Marbro have lots of  cousins  and I have two or three Going to Lanzarote 1554180325 although one inconsiderate cousin sold her apartment recently without even consulting the family Going to Lanzarote 3913804730
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    Post by Mcqueen on Sun 23 Jul 2017 - 9:26

    Family are a pain in the arse, I try to avoid them Going to Lanzarote 3025408739 Going to Lanzarote 3417148095
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    Post by angusjim on Sat 2 Sep 2017 - 8:32

    Nae lang noo till we ruin everyone's holidays in Lanzarote when we bring a week o cloudy weather with us, we are famed for getting crap weather  Going to Lanzarote 1498946960
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    Post by searcher on Sat 2 Sep 2017 - 14:55

    We took our family to Costa Calero for our 50th wedding anniversary last xmas , it was the coldest we have ever experienced in the Canaries ever, my eldest daughter had her fleece on all week
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    Post by angusjim on Sun 3 Sep 2017 - 7:46

    searcher wrote:We took our family to Costa Calero for our 50th wedding anniversary last xmas , it was the coldest we have ever experienced in the Canaries ever, my eldest daughter had her fleece on all week
    Over the last few years I have had some really bad experiences in Tenerife with weather, especially about 4 years ago I think at New Year time it was cold / wet and cauld we almost came home early, thats why we are trying a wee bit earlier in the year, people used to post on TF asking when I was going over so they could avoid my dates Going to Lanzarote 755705644
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    Post by searcher on Sun 3 Sep 2017 - 16:53

    We used to stay in GDS for 6-8 weeks every january but it was getting so cold and windy we changed to 3-4 weeks in Los Cristianos instead , this year was very cold for quite a few days during our stay , cold I can get here anytime.
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    Post by angusjim on Wed 13 Sep 2017 - 6:17

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    Post by Perfectspecimen on Wed 13 Sep 2017 - 9:03

    The sand is normal colour there. Enjoy, you will have plenty of elbow room for swinging a pint..



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    Post by angusjim on Thu 14 Sep 2017 - 15:11

    Lovely 32degs with a nice wee breeze just heading for a cold one or two or three then some grub been a long day  Hi
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 14 Sep 2017 - 15:47

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