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Just returned and thank you!!

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Just returned and thank you!!

Returned last night from our first trip to Grand Cayman. We were there 5/5-5/12. The advice on this forum really helped with our trip planning and enjoyment.

Condo Rental: stayed at Plantana and were 100% pleased with our choice. Wrote a separate review.

Car rental: Used Andy's and had a good experience. Convenient location, easy pick-up and drop off, polite staff, clean car in good condition.

Airport: Afternoon arrivals and departure on Saturday each way. Arrival was easy with minimal wait. We ate at GT Yacht Club for lunch. That was a great idea based on forum recommendations. Departure took a bit longer, but we were prepared, arrived early, and found seats to wait.

Driving: Suggestion to download Google Maps was brilliant. Very useful. TRAFFIC!! We are used to smaller, sleepy islands and weren't prepared for the traffic, traffic circles, multi-lane highways, etc. Was a bit stressful. Didn't help that our arrival was also at the same time as the Batabano Parade.

Overall a great trip. Thanks to all who provided advice and answers to questions.

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Syracuse, New York
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1. Re: Just returned and thank you!!

Glad you had a good time and that the folks here helped that. Thank you for coming back and giving a trip report.

Grand Cayman
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2. Re: Just returned and thank you!!

Great trip report!

P.S. I also got stuck in the Batabano traffic on that Saturday

Colorado
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Great trip report!

Sorry you got stuck in parade traffic.

Grand Cayman
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4. Re: Just returned and thank you!!

Happy you had a good trip. I was stuck in parade trafffic too.

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5. Re: Just returned and thank you!!

Did you at least get to see part of the parade?

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