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Riu Bambu - We just got bumped due to overbooking

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Riu Bambu - We just got bumped due to overbooking

Just got a call from the person I booked with. We've been bumped to Riu Taino due to overbooking at Riu Bambu. We get $60 each back and a one week stay at any Riu property except Palace - is this a good trade off?

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1. Re: Riu Bambu - We just got bumped due to overbooking

Judging by the travel brochures, the two properties seem pretty equal. They are both in the same complex and are both on the beach so that's a good thing. There is a $60 per person difference in the price of the two so it's good you're getting that back. There is also a new RIU being constructed next to the Bambu so maybe this is a good move. I have not been to either so I can't help you there but if they are pretty equivalent to each other, the one week stay voucher is a nice bonus.

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2. Re: Riu Bambu - We just got bumped due to overbooking

tmleafs26, most people like the Taino better as it is closer to the beach, carribean street, disco and casino. You of course can use both when you stay at either (about 500 meters from each other with the Palace in between) The swim up bar is smaller at the Taino but otherwise it is an excellent resort and I think you got an excellent deal. Regards,

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3. Re: Riu Bambu - We just got bumped due to overbooking

tmleafs26 i would say you got a great deal wife and i love the Rui resorts and have stayed @ them not just in DR but in Europe. You might want to see if you can use the free week in Mexico, Cuba or Europe . The island of Mallorca off the coast of Spain has many Rui resorts we love this little island so you might want to check into it for a spring or summer vacation....Jimmy

P.S. if you do go to Mallorca check out the Caves of Drak (sp?) underground cave with small lake and seating for about 200pl they turn off the lights and 3 boats come rowing with lights on and a small orchestra playing music for a half hour was very kewl...

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4. Re: Riu Bambu - We just got bumped due to overbooking

just got back from riu taino yesterday the bambiu is more happening for younger crowds taino is more mello if u go to taino say hi to victor and adolpho at the bar there the best, also to gregory at front desk charlie in animation from john and arlene