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Old 06-02-2009, 23:48
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Sorry. but all the PP who have bought to rent out, have a problem. Between paying a tax to rent out YOUR OWN HOUSE and going by others on this site, the price you are charging is over the top, I honestly fear the worse this year, who is going to pay 3.50 for a pint and the for meals who is going to spend 50 euros for a meal. As I said we are doomrd. PS see you there next week. GPM
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But if you stay in this country you will pay 3.50 a pint in holiday resorts etc the days of cheap meals etc are gone at present so i know where i would prefer to be just enjoy PP.
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The pound is climbing now against the euro, one day this week 1.13, lets hope the increase continues and by summer we should not notice much difference from last year - Here's hoping!!
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I would rather be doomed here than in the UK and the good thing about living here is that you have the time to find the less expensive places that exist away from the front.. BTW gpm not all owners are charging OTT prices.
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Sparky totally agree with you and i cant wait for the day when i live over there.
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Old 07-02-2009, 18:00
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You MAY have a point, but you seem to be basing your opinion on the current hysteria on all things credit crunch. i've just returned and yes it was 50 euros for a meal, but that was for the TWO of us. Top of the range seafood etc, top restaurants. I'll be posting shortly on how i had a ball of a time and spent a little more than last year, name me a place were you won't???
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we're doomed! should be don't panic! more like.The past couple of years we have set a budget of 40 euros a day spending and usually have some left over at end of stay.Supermarket shop at start for basics, fresh fruit and veg as required,eat out as and when we feel like it.Cold bag with sarnies etc for beach,flask of coffee, you don't have to spend a fortune.

I realise a drink and a nice meal is part of a good holiday but I don't fully understand this fixation with drink/food/restaurants/bars.

Get outside,look at the veiw-free-sit on the beach-free-go for a swim-free-visit the surrounding areas-free!

get a grip people and have a fantastic time.

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Old 08-02-2009, 17:32
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I so agree with that comment - take a picnic to Formentor beach.
Wait till the beach is nearly empty.
Open a bottle of wine and just savour it all.
It magic - and it doesn't cost a fortune.
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A really good bit of advice and you are absolutely right to bring everything back into perspective - three cheers (from a cheap bottle of wine!) to you!
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I so agree with that comment - take a picnic to Formentor beach.
Wait till the beach is nearly empty.
Open a bottle of wine and just savour it all.
It magic - and it doesn't cost a fortune.
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So you're the other ones on Formentor beach at the end of the day with a bottle of wine Couldn't agree more it is magic!
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I could not agree more with some of the last comments although I don't know about the wine and the sunset. We're more for the early morning sitting by the harbour and watching the sun come up over the bay and the start of a new day.........your just cannot buy that, credit crunch or no !
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I wouldn,t like to be a bar or restaurant owner reading this thread. Why you are all sitting on beaches and harbour walls with picnic,s and cheap wine they will be going bust.
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As long as it's Tex Mex, I wouldn't worry!!
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I wouldn,t like to be a bar or restaurant owner reading this thread. Why you are all sitting on beaches and harbour walls with picnic,s and cheap wine they will be going bust.


Gpm I think most people who go to PP, either on holiday or those who have second homes there, spend plenty of money in the bars and restaurants Oh and btw I never drink cheap wine
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Old 09-02-2009, 11:25
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Sorry Debz for suggesting you would ever think about drinking cheap wine.Gpm
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