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    • Barcelona, Venezuela

      Barcelona Jun 13, 2014 at 1:22 PM

      O.K. after all of that I'm just as confused as much as others so I'll try again.

      Thanks for the flight tips TexasDave! I'm a Cajun and would Much rather a direct flight.
      Ok. Here we go.
      I live in the U.S. and I would like very much to go to Barcelona, Venezuela, to visit my girlfriend. She owns her own business and house there and lives in a good neighborhood. She is afraid for me to travel to Venezuela (period) because of the political unrest but wants to see me. As for me I'm not afraid and thanks bahiana77 but I'm not a wealthy person but instead rich in love.
      Yes, Gili_S this country of mine could explode into chaos any day and it's like watching the the toilet flush round n round but I have one thing in my arsenal that keeps me sane and that would be FAITH. My guns keep me safe!

      But enough with U.S. problems. There is a heart over here beating heavily for another heart over there that feels the same.
      How safe is Barcelona and do the Venezuelan people resent Americans? And Thank You gwened for your answers too.
      BTW where is everyone located and are you enjoying yourselves. I wish you all happiness in your travels.
      Thanks again,
      Charlie.S

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    • Muggings in Isla Margarita

      by danielcoker8 Online Now Mar 22, 2014 at 4:25 PM

      Are there actual muggings in Isla Margarita, and if so, do they brandish weapons? DC

      7 Answers May 13, 2014 at 8:38 AM
    • electronics

      by rachelle95 Online Now Jan 25, 2014 at 5:53 PM

      are phones such as iphones cheap in margarita??

      4 Answers Feb 11, 2014 at 8:07 AM
    • Internet/TV

      by scottgoodman Online Now Nov 6, 2013 at 6:55 AM

      Is satellite Internet and TV available on the peninsula of Macanoa ..

      2 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 7:56 AM
    • Temporary Vehicle Import Permit

      by scottgoodman Online Now Nov 6, 2013 at 6:50 AM

      Plan on touring South America , is a Temporary vehicle Import permit (Carne de Passage) required and if so where do you obtain it ... Is it possible to obtain at the Colombian/Venezuelan border ?

      1 Answer Nov 6, 2013 at 7:03 AM
    • hotel

      by shereg Online Now Jul 11, 2013 at 5:09 AM

      how is plam beach hotel

      3 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 7:56 AM
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      Are the beaches in Isla Margarita really white sand and the water turquoise and clear???

      by mariayoshiko Online Now Aug 20, 2010 at 8:10 AM

      Hi!

      Can anybody tell me if Isla Margarita's beaches are comparable to those on the Mayan Riviera and COsta Maya, Dominican Republic and the Bahamas??
      I mean, is the sand really really white and the water turquoise???
      Thanks a lot in advance for your help!!!

      4 Answers Aug 23, 2010 at 5:49 PM
    • Digital camera prices on Isla Margarita

      by kvers Online Now Jun 7, 2010 at 4:35 AM

      Hi everyone,
      Me and my girlfriend are travelling to Isla Margarita in July. My old digital camera is worn out and I would like to buy a new one. Could you recommend waiting until I arrive on the island and buy it Sambil mall and how much is the discount? We have quite alot of tax on items in Denmark, so it proberly would be much cheaper to buy it here? Can anybody give some prices of amounts to save?

      Perhaps even a website to a store in Isla Margarita?

      Thanks alot in advance,
      Klaus

      2 Answers Jun 8, 2010 at 8:53 AM
    • International departure tax

      by jaquing Online Now Apr 19, 2010 at 12:10 PM

      Hi. I will be traveling to Margarita from May 28 to June 4, 2010. Can anyone tell me the international departure tax in US$

      7 Answers Apr 26, 2010 at 4:39 PM
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      Venezuela Travel Questions

      by xantylaol Online Now Feb 7, 2010 at 1:31 PM

      Hi!

      I'm planing a trip to Venezuela between 25 March - 10 April 2010. I will arrive in Caracas and it's only me travelling. I'm still considering what options I have, but I'm most interested in spending time on the coast or on the ocean.
      I would like to make a boat trip to some of the islands in the Caribic - maybe Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada, St Vincent & Grenadines and Barbados. But going in the other direction to Los Roques, the dutch Antilles, Curacao and Aruba would be nice as well. Can you offer any kind of trip which combines any of these destinations?

      I'm also interested in getting tips on Caracas (where to stay, what to do, where to eat, where to go out) and tips on the most interesting inland trips that can be made. I know of most of the big attractions like Angel falls, Orinoco, Jungle Trips, Isla Margharita and so on - but would like to hear about something interesting but not to touristy. I'm ok doing everything from backpacking in the jungle, staying at a spa hotel, driving a couch bus, clubing and eating all the good local food. I love nature, meeting new people, trying the local food and drinks and be able to swim and do sports outdoors.

      I hope you have some tips for me. I have been in contact with a few tourist agencies, but it seems to be a problem that I'm travelling alone (for some reason) and the fact that I'm planing to use Venezuela as a starting point for a boatrip into the Caribic doesn't appear to be the standard approach. Your help is most appreciated! :)

      Chris

      2 Answers Feb 24, 2010 at 10:47 AM
    • Diverland opening times in January 2010

      by sillenasus Online Now Oct 15, 2009 at 9:58 AM

      Hi everyone,
      I don't know if anyone can advise ? I have been looking for the opening times of Diverland which I believe is close to Porlamar and haven't been very successful.
      We are visiting Isla Margarita as part of our cruise on Monday 11 th January 2010 , just for the day , and because we are rollercoaster enthusiasts wanted to ride the rollercoaster at Diverland. Please can anyone advise what times Diverland is open ?
      Many thanks in advance for any help.
      Susan.

      4 Answers Oct 15, 2009 at 5:41 PM
    • Ilsa Margarita in September

      by slawguz Online Now Apr 28, 2009 at 11:13 AM

      Hi,

      is September a good time to visit Margarita??

      Thanks for answer

      S

      1 Answer Apr 30, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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      car to rental

      by rosedushi Online Now Mar 10, 2009 at 11:58 AM

      where can i get to rent a car for a good price that not to expensive?

      where can i get a apartment or hotel nice for a good costs on isla margirita?

      what is the cost on bus or taxi to go around?

      thank you all

      Rose

    • partying then sleeping!

      by mjkredman Online Now Jan 5, 2009 at 9:09 AM

      im organising a friends stag do 10 of us. im trying to find out the best place to party till the early hours and a nice hotel near by also when is the best time to go was thinking end of feb march time? please help

      1 Answer Jan 30, 2009 at 1:16 PM
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      car hire

      by mrslubbo Online Now Dec 4, 2008 at 6:19 PM

      Hi,
      we are staying in Margarita from 28th Dec - 12th Jan. We've booked a package hol but we think we'd like to hire a car and have a looksee at our leisure.
      Any info, if you know of any good hire companies, is it a good idea, any Must See's etc.
      Any advise would be appreciated.
      Suzannah

      2 Answers Dec 22, 2008 at 9:51 AM
    • Accomodation at Isla Margarita

      by kikkus Online Now Dec 1, 2008 at 2:38 PM

      Hi
      We are planning to go to Marquarita and La Coche in Venezuela. I have heard that these islands are really nice. We are backpacking and are curious about prices; accomodation and food/eating out. Does anyone have something to suggest on where to stay??

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2008 at 3:47 AM
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      ATMs in Playa El Agua

      by clouds111 Online Now Sep 5, 2008 at 12:31 PM

      Hi,

      Can anyone please tell me if there is an ATM in Playa El Agua? If not do you know where the nearest one will be?

      Thanks :)

      6 Answers Oct 13, 2008 at 2:42 AM
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      Flight Path

      by HannIan Online Now Feb 3, 2008 at 2:32 AM

      Hi everyone,

      We are travelling to Margarita in March and can't wait. Can anyone tell me which countries we will be flying over to get there, a rough flight path? We wil be flying from London Gatwick and landing at Porlamar.

      Also how much is food and drink out there?

      Thanks,

      hannah and ian

      3 Answers Feb 16, 2008 at 5:31 PM
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      Buying "Duty Free" on Isla Margarita

      by Cangaroo Online Now Jan 30, 2008 at 1:34 PM

      Hi All.

      My wife and I am going to Isla Margarita in March this year. I have heard that the island is "Duty Free" so apparently it should be much cheaper to buy Digital Camera and Lenses on location instead of bringing the equipmewnt from Denmark. Does anybody have expierences with buying Foto Equipment on Margarita?
      Thanks in advance for your answer.
      Bst rgds Kangaroo.

      2 Answers Feb 2, 2008 at 2:57 AM
    • Please help :)

      by AshleyCanada3 Online Now Jan 3, 2008 at 9:18 PM

      hi there! I'll be heading to venezuela in the coming weeks, and am a little worried about the travel advisory regarding crime and weakened safety for tourists, specifically for Margarita Island. Could anyone local to the area, or recent travellers, tell me what the current situation is like and whether they would recommend travel?

      Thanks so much for your time!

      2 Answers Jan 6, 2008 at 7:41 AM
    • Flight to angel falls

      by bobwatt Online Now Nov 28, 2007 at 6:48 AM

      I arrive on a cruise ship at 8am on friday 28th dec, cruise ship departs at 6pm that evening. I want to fly over angel falls that day.Is it possible.

      2 Answers Dec 11, 2007 at 2:28 AM
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      Trip to Angel Falls

      by graememooney Online Now Nov 2, 2007 at 2:57 AM

      We missed out on the trip to Angel Falls in February but are returning to the island in January and I remember reading something about a day trip over to see them. Anyone that can share some insight on this trip would be appreciated. I seem to remember seeing a cost of @140 USD p.p.

      2 Answers Jun 1, 2008 at 9:09 AM
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      christmas on isla margarita

      by jossiec Online Now Oct 23, 2007 at 5:43 AM

      Hi
      Myself, my husband and two male friends are staying on Isla margarita over christmas and the new year (2007 - 2008)
      I would like some information on what festivities will be taking place, and how the people celebrate the new year. i have heard there are some casinos, are any of theses "james bond" dress type code?? Would they be open NYE.
      thanks

    • Universities in Margarita

      by Saturday28 Online Now Jun 12, 2007 at 10:18 AM

      Hi: does anyone know if there are Universities on Margarita Island, and can anyone be kind enough to say a little about them . someone wants to spend some time finishing her Spanish studies on that Island, but she has two kids that are first year University students. thanks so much

      Saturday 28

      1 Answer Jun 12, 2007 at 12:55 PM
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      UK - Margarita 1st time

      by HannIan Online Now May 14, 2007 at 12:13 AM

      Hiya,

      We have just booked a 14 night holiday to Margarita for March next year. Before we booked it we had never heared of the island and struggled to find it on a map which made us want to go more!

      Where are the best places to eat/drink? We are staying at the Playa Caribe Hotel I think, has anybody been? what is it like? What are the locals like? What are the typcal torist things to buy?

      Any info we would love.

      Thanks,

      hannah and ian

      1 Answer Nov 2, 2007 at 2:55 AM
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      Apt/Condo Rental Info

      by graememooney Online Now Apr 6, 2007 at 9:34 AM

      I'm looking into alternatives to all-inclusive resorts for coordinating a wedding on Margarita. If anyone has information about apartment rentals and/or inexpensive travel to/from Toronto, I'd really appreciate it. The group size will be at least 30 people.

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      Going to Isla Margarita for our Honeymoon and want to be prepared!!!!

      by rjosephene Online Now Apr 1, 2007 at 2:19 PM

      Has anyone taken the Aeropostal Airlines flight from Miami to the island. This was to only way that I could find to get to the island from the America's, flying that is. Also, I want to know if I need to bring my own bottled water or is the known brands of water readily avilable. Thank you for any information that you can give me. rjosephene@pngusa.net

      3 Answers Apr 4, 2007 at 10:10 AM
    • Travel from Caracas to Isla Margaritas

      by oalferez Online Now Nov 2, 2006 at 7:37 PM

      I am looking also for air companies to fly from Caracas to Isla Margarita, any cheap ideas ??

      1 Answer Nov 17, 2007 at 9:26 AM
    • Nov 7-29

      by lbar22 Online Now Sep 13, 2006 at 1:34 PM

      Going to Margarita Nov 7-29...anyone else going to be there? Also, can anyone recommend a not too costlyplace to stay in Playa el Agua? I've never been there before - any tips?

    • Are there Women from all over South America, going to Isla Margarita???

      by gregvolz Online Now Sep 11, 2006 at 8:06 PM

      I interested in meeting women from Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia.
      Do many go to Isla Margarita???



      Sorry for the multiple posts!!!

    • Are there Women from all over South Americain Isla Margarita???

      by gregvolz Online Now Sep 11, 2006 at 8:05 PM

      I interested in meeting women from Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia.
      Do many go to Isla Margarita???

      4 Answers Oct 30, 2006 at 1:55 PM