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by Shan
Wed Feb 17, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Gift for host family
Replies: 4
Views: 10405

Re: Gift for host family

admin wrote:Shan,

THANK YOU for the snickers bar!!!!! Doug must have stopped by on Monday and left it on my desk. I was delicioso!!!! :D :D :D :D
by Shan
Sun Feb 07, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Gift for host family
Replies: 4
Views: 10405

Re: Gift for host family

Thanks! (...and I'll see what I can do).
by Shan
Sun Feb 07, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Plax dental rinse
Replies: 2
Views: 8608

Re: Plax dental rinse

Thanks!
by Shan
Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Gift for host family
Replies: 4
Views: 10405

Gift for host family

We'll be in Guatemala staying with a host family for a month. What is a good gift for the host family? Is it better to bring something from the United States?
by Shan
Fri Feb 05, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Plax dental rinse
Replies: 2
Views: 8608

Plax dental rinse

We're trying to fit all our stuff in carry on and avoid check in luggage. Plax dental rinse is the one thing we'd need to check in. I have read here that many things are plentiful in Guatemala, but I thought I'd check because Plax might be a specialty item. Is it easy to get it in Xela?
by Shan
Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Travel from Xela to Antigua & Lake Atitlan
Replies: 1
Views: 7648

Travel from Xela to Antigua & Lake Atitlan

Coming to Xela for language study. After the program we want to travel to Antigua and Lake Atitlan. What's the best way to travel there? What are the costs like? How do you reserve a place to stay? In Xela we're staying with a host family. I don't know anything about hotels or hostels in Guatemala. ...
by Shan
Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Travellers checks
Replies: 1
Views: 7533

Travellers checks

I have a credit union where I can get travellers checks on a 1% exchange. I've read bad things here about travellers checks. I have no problem with presenting my passport, or with signing my name exactly like the passport. What I'd like to know about travellers checks is this: Are there any fees wha...
by Shan
Thu Feb 04, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Internet cafes
Replies: 2
Views: 8447

Re: Internet cafes

This is very helpful. Thank you very much.
by Shan
Wed Feb 03, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Internet cafes
Replies: 2
Views: 8447

Internet cafes

1) Can phones be used at internet cafes? My husband is bringing a business phone. Our personal calls are not paid by his business, so I wanted to find out if phones can be used with wifi at internet cafes. Also, how much does it cost to use an internet cafe in this way? 2) What are the internet cafe...
by Shan
Tue Dec 29, 2015 3:07 pm
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Where can i get a good map of Xela
Replies: 2
Views: 8389

Where can i get a good map of Xela

Does Xelapages sell a good map of Xela? Preferably looking for waterproof map. And some helpful locations. Also want to find a good map of Antigua and Lake Atitlan.
by Shan
Tue Dec 29, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: General Guatemala Travel Discussion
Topic: Buying cell phone in Xela
Replies: 3
Views: 9258

Buying cell phone in Xela

I've heard that it's best to buy a cell phone in Guatemala, and I heard that opportunities to buy them are plentiful. Is that true in Xela? Is there a place to buy a cell phone near Central Park?