NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:47 am

Eva, I almost booked into that hostel but went with the USA hostel in the end - only 5 mins away I think! I'll get in touch with the starting hotel and see if we can leave the bags there, if not storing them on Pier 39 seems a good alternative :) I haven't booked my ticket yet, but the day tours include the cell house audio tour which I've heard is a must! Let's make sure we book the same time tour, Eva is 10:30 ok with you?

Excited to meet you both, not long to go - I'm on a count down to finishing work ... 3 week on Thursday :D X
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Mon Aug 04, 2014 5:17 am

Morning Ladies!

That's great news thanks Eva, so glad to hear that!

If you manage to get hold of our starting hotel Emma and they say yes will you let me know please? :) will save us all messing round if they will. Shall we aim to get them book this weekend at the latest?

I've still got four weeks :( but I'm so excited!!! Got a loads of the essentials this weekend, can't wait!! x
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:07 am

I've messaged the hotel and they are happy to store our bags, but if there is a room available they will check us in instead - which would be even better! I'm happy to book this week - ill book the Saturday @ 10:30 unless I get a message saying different before then :)

Also, Emma - are you staying on in NYC after the tour or have any further travel plans?

I haven't even got a rucksack yet, never mind the rest of the essentials! I better get started ... haha x
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:25 am

Yay, great news!!!! That will save us loads of time Saturday then. I'll do the same then 10:30 Saturday morning tour, can't wait!

Yeah, I'm only able to stay an extra day though, I'm due to fly out about 11pm Monday night, (then straight back to uni when I land :() so we'll have to plan an action packed day for Monday!

Don't worry I only just got mine :) couldn't resist any longer :lol: x
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Mon Aug 04, 2014 12:55 pm

Absolutely! NYC is fab, we'll make the most of it :D

So excited!! I'll get in touch when I've sorted out what phone number I'll have and pass it on to you both and we can arrange what time to meet on the Saturday!!? Oo and I'll let you know when I've booked my Alcatraz ticket.

Oo straight back to uni, I do not envy that after flying back to the states ... although it has made me feel greedy as I don't go back to work until January! Heading to Asia & Aus after! x
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:34 am

I can't wait!!! Best save some extra pennies for a little shopping spree :lol:

Yeah please, if possible get whatsapp, then you won't have to pay and you can connect to the wifi to message (when there of course)

Yeah, dreading it too, thank god it's my final year!!! :O January!!! As if you've got that many holidays ha! Lucky thing. x
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Wed Aug 06, 2014 2:57 pm

Hey!
Just gone on to book Alcatraz and the 10:30am is no longer available, so booked for 11am. Hope this is ok with you both, and book as soon as possible so we can all got together :)

Also, are either of you doing any of the 'extras' that we need to book before we go - like the helicopter in the Grand Canyon? X
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 3:35 am

Morning all,

Just booked and printed my ticket, 11am also :) can't wait now!!! 30 days until we start!

Glad you mentioned that, I completed forgot they needed to be done before hand, I would love to say yes to the helicopter, but it just seems so steep $274 for 45 mins. Might do the Monument Valley jeep tour or Swamp tour though (or both), are you going to book on the Grand Canyon one? x
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eva » Thu Aug 07, 2014 5:55 am

Hey,

I booked the 11am tour as well... :D

I think that I gonna decide from place to place what activities to do.

Some friends told me that the helicopter flight is a must even so the Swamp tour in New Orleans.

It's not on my program but maybe I can join you for Swamp tour in New Orleans too... if not I gonna book it here: http://www.honeyislandswamp.com/tour_info.html

How many nights do you stay in N.O.??
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby emms99 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 3:35 am

Hi,

Great that means we're all booked on for the tour now :)

Sounds like a good idea, but I had a look around and with the looks of things G Advantages does get us some discounts so you might pay a little extra for certain activities.

Yeah we should all go swamping for your last tour day, we stay for two nights in New Orleans, so 20th and 21st, are you staying around for a little while after your tour ends or straight back home? x
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eva » Mon Aug 11, 2014 4:47 am

Hi,

I'm planning to stay in NO until the 22nd and than for 3 more days in Miami.

Good to hear that you are going to stay one more night in NO, so I gonna book my room in the same Hotel..

Only 25days left :D

xx
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby travellin' woman » Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:57 am

Did this trip last year:- you will have an amazing time and G Adventures were great. Have a wonderful time.
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Re: NUFY140906 : Coast to Coast Eastbound - Sept 6, 2014

Postby eatkinson » Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:57 pm

Hey!

Not long to go now, I've dropped you both a message with my number so we can arrange to meet on that first day for Alcatraz ...

See you both soon :) x
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