Netherlands Antilles Tourist Traps

  • "Dushi" Madness
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Netherlands Antilles Tourist Traps

  • Wrong fuel

    Curaçao Tourist Traps

    Please be aware to choose the right type of fuel for your car. I just got a mail from visitors who ended up with a big bill for repairs, after they filled up the rented car with the wrong fuel..... Most rental cars use plain gas, we call [gas-o-leen]. If im not mistaken: Plain gas (92 or 95 octane) is labeled GASOIL. Do not use DIESEL. Please...

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  • "Dushi" Madness

    Curaçao Tourist Traps

    The word "Dushi" means darling/sweetheart in Papiamentu. You will see it hawked to death at every tourist store on every horrid t-shirt. Here's a obligatory picture from an oblique angle for those who claim to need their "Dushi" fix! Look at the sign instead if buying a crappy t-shirt! Have some Kadushi (cactus) soup, instead!

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  • All the 'tourist' shops on all...

    All the 'tourist' shops on all the islands. If there is one that does not try to rip you off from the beginning I did not find it in half a year. They are known to give discounts like 60% off for people on a cruise and they still make a profit on that. Haggle for all you can if you do decide to buy something and keep in mind that the same item is...

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  • The shopping streets on the...

    The shopping streets on the Dutch side are one big tourist trap, selling tat and trash for the 'today-is-Tuesday-so-it-must-be-St. Maarten' cruise liner crowd. Think T-shirts, souvenir mugs etc. But the Dutch side does admittedly have more facilities and shops, especially for cheap booze.The French side, especially Marigot [pic shown here], by...

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  • Do not travel by taxi all the...

    Do not travel by taxi all the time.Buses, often Toyota Hiace vans with a card in the window indicating where they are headed are cheap $1 per journey (eg. Grand Case - Marigot), reliable and can be stoped anywhere in the road (there are no bus stops alond the roads).Felix the Cat, a bigger and yellow bus, tours the island at different times and you...

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  • Watch out for exploring caves...

    Watch out for exploring caves when the tide comes in! On second thought this should be in warnings and dangers...I didn't experience any tourist traps, though I was warned to always be sure of fare BEFORE getting into a cab...but that's true everywhere!!

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Netherlands Antilles Hotels

  • Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort,...

    just perfect!!!! service and Quality!!!!!!!!

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  • Le Petit Hotel

    248 Boulevard de Grand Case, , 97150, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Harbour Village Beach Resort

    Kaya Gobernador N Debrot 71, , Bonaire, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Queens Garden Resort

    This is perhaps Saba's best luxury resort for what you need to pay. Others may be slightly nicer,...

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  • Baoase Luxury Resort

    Winterswijkstraat 2, Willemstad, 00000, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Oyster Bay Beach Resort

    Emerald Merit Rd 10, Philipsburg, 97150, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Buddy Dive

    P.O. Box 231, Kaya Gob. N. Debrot 85, Kralendijk, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Willard's of Saba

    Booby Hill, Box 515, Windwardside, 59941, Caribbean

  • Nos Krusero Apartments

    Westpunt z/n tegenover kv 20, Playa Kalki

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

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