Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Leaving Aruba -Get There Early

So you are thinking, "Three hours early? Really? You must be joking!" Well, keep thinking that it is a joke and you very well may find yourself missing your next flight home from Aruba.

Departing from Queen Beatrix International Airport, Aeropuerto Internacional Reina Beatrix, it is important to keep in mind that there will be a list of procedures much longer than you are used to when departing on a domestic flight.

Peak days of departure from Aruba are Saturday, Sunday and Friday, in that order, even more so, the Saturday and Sunday prior to, and immediately following holidays such as Christmas and New Years. For these super peak days, add at least an additional half hour to an hour. Peak times at the airport for departure everyday, are 11 am to 4 pm. ...more

Friday, November 6, 2009

How Do I Get to Aruba From ?????

Airline Route Maps

If you are unable to find a non-stop flight to Aruba, you can fly a connecting flight on one of the listed airlines below from one of their "hub" cities. In other words, if you can find a flight to a "hub" you can get to Aruba from there. Others, please add additional hubs you are aware of...

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Chefs Table Aruba

This past trip, another evening we ate dinner off property at the Chef’s Table. We loved everything we ate here and this restaurant was another hit with us. It was nice that we were given the choice of eating outside in the courtyard or inside in the air conditioning. Again, being summertime and seeing that the courtyard was a bit “close”, even though we were offered a fan for our table, we chose inside dining.