Episode 56 is the last in our series on planning our vacation to Aruba. In this episode, Maggie and I go over what we plan on doing while in Aruba. So if you are into restaurant talk this is the one for you. That being said all the others are also informative and in my opinion pretty entertaining. If you haven’t had the opportunity to listen to those yet, please make sure you do.Details
On this episode of One Happy Podcast Maggie and I continue our “Planning an Aruba Vacation” series, with the latest episode being about packing for your trip. Although Maggie and I always travel together we have two very different packing styles. Her’s is to meticulously plan out each and every step and then bring something for every possible contingency. My packing style is to bring what you feel you’ll use and if it’s not enough… you make it enough.Details
This episode is me exploring our options for rental car agency. I went to visitaruba.com to look at their list of rental car agencies. From that list, I eliminated the large chains like Hertz and Avis. I didn’t have a reason for eliminating those agencies I just want to go with someone local. The requirements I had was an agency that rented to vacationers not staying at a resort because some do have that rule. I am also looking for a good combination of customer service and price. Sending the email gives me a chance to test the service and I am using the prices listed on their websites for an apple to apple comparison. Please note that the price listed on the website may not be the actual cost of the rental but was the only fair way for me to compare different sites. Also, just because I do love tooling around Aruba in a big Jeep I also looked at the prices on Jeeps… you never know.Details
Depending on your dining habits the cost of eating and drinking can be either the major expense of your vacation or a small percentage of overall costs. If you are anything like me, chances are it’s the former. After all, I love my food and on vacation that love gets cranked up to eleven. The…Details
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to rent a home or condo on Aruba? Well if you have this is the show for you. On episode 53 of One Happy Podcast Maggie and I are going to be talking about we find and rent vacation homes in Aruba. While this isn’t an episode that everyone will use, I believe it’s one that everyone will find interesting. It’s chock full of information about the process of renting a vacation home in Aruba.
During this 40 minute episode, we go through our entire Aruba vacation rental evolution from being newbies to the seasoned vets we have become. What I think makes this particular episode so useful is we go over not only some of the tools we use but the things we look for in a rental. It’s actually a summarized account of what we actually did. So if you are someone who may one day want to rent a private residence in Aruba this is a great place to start. In the future, we will do more detailed episodes focusing on the different aspects of renting but this is a great overview.Details