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    Senior Member hatteras's Avatar
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    Hi Kim. I'm glad that you are going back to Aruba. I'm looking forward to reading your trip report, or should I say novel? I read your reports about your trips to St. Thomas and Cozumel. Any cruises in your future plans? None for us right now. Hubby is not ready to get back on a ship. Enjoy!! Dianne

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    What a great tip, Robin!

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    A little thing that may save people some money. If you are on AirBNB, VRBO, Homeaway etc. and see a house or condo you are interested in, check to see who is managing it. If it is not listed by the owner, but rather a management company, go directly to their own site to check out the price. It will usually be less expensive to book direct than through the third party sites.
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    Great info! I want to say places like Expedia charge the owner 30% or so.
    Quote Originally Posted by robin View Post
    A little thing that may save people some money. If you are on AirBNB, VRBO, Homeaway etc. and see a house or condo you are interested in, check to see who is managing it. If it is not listed by the owner, but rather a management company, go directly to their own site to check out the price. It will usually be less expensive to book direct than through the third party sites.
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    My preference is to use a local agency as opposed to AirBNB. As was mentioned, in many cases you'll find the property is available from a local agency. We've not found them to be significantly less expensive, but at least the money is going to an Aruba company rather than having a big chunk off the top going to AirBNB or some other gigantic corporation. We used Aruba Happy Rentals on our last trip. We've booked Casa de Aruba with Bon Cas for the first two weeks of March next year. Found both listings on AirBNB, but ended up booking direct instead.
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