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Grand Southern Oct 2010

9 Jan 2010 Mandy89 said

Anyone going on this tour???
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  • 10 Jan 2010 katva said


    I’m thinking about doing this tour, LA to NY Oct 21st. I did my first Contiki at the end of last year and loved it – can’t wait to do it all again!

  • 13 Jan 2010 Mandy89 said



    I will be doing LA to NY Oct 21st as well Smiler<!--graemlin::)--> This will be my third Contiki. What tour did you do last year??

  • 13 Jan 2010 katva said


    Cool! I did the Wild Western USA trip (LA to LA). What other Contiki trips have you done?

  • 14 Jan 2010 Mandy89 said


    2008 – Great Britain and Southern Ireland
    2009 – Grand Explorer – New Zealand

  • 26 Jan 2010 katva said


    Sweet, I’m from NZ, how about you?

  • 27 Jan 2010 Mandy89 said


    QLD, Australia Smiler<!--graemlin::)--> Where about in NZ?

  • 29 Jan 2010 katva said


    I’m from Auckland Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->

  • 31 Jan 2010 Rach84 said


    im gonna take this tour i think, im from aust and will be my first trip travelling alone, how does everyone else find solo teavelling?

  • 31 Jan 2010 katva said


    Hi, I will be travelling alone as well. I did my other Contiki alone too and had the best time ever – as Steve says you make heaps of new friends really quickly. About a third of the people on my tour travelled solo so you definitely won’t be the only one!

  • 1 Feb 2010 Mandy89 said


    I’ve done my previous two tours solo and come home with heaps of friends….so it doesn’t bother me that i go by myself. I was supposed to have two friends come with me on this tour but they have both pulled out. The good thing about going solo is that you only have to worry about yourself!

  • 1 Feb 2010 Mandy89 said


    Hey Guys! just created a facebook group. So join if you have facebook Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->…php?gid=466466095453

  • 2 Feb 2010 Rach84 said


    awesome thanks guys im so excited now was little nervous before!
    sorry steve dont know how to do that msn thing but joined on pandas facebook group Big Grin<!--graemlin::D-->

  • 2 Feb 2010 katva said


    Sweet, I’ve joined the Facebook group but I don’t have MSN sorry Steve. Who’s staying in NY after the tour?

  • 7 Feb 2010 Benji said


    Might be doing this one aswell…

  • 18 Feb 2010 bozz said


    I wanted to go to niagra falls too, but im only staying a few days in NY after so i might not get the chance. I love New York! Big Grin<!--graemlin::D-->

  • 29 Mar 2010 mikeod0909 said


    I just booked into this trip with a couple of friends from Melbourne.

    I’ll be 23, theres a 22 year old and a 21 year old. Two guys and a girl.

    Looking forward to it.

  • 31 Mar 2010 Mandy89 said


    Hi Guys Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->

    Good to see more people joining Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->

    I have started up a facebook group Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->!/group.php?gid=466466095453

  • 2 Apr 2010 Explorer1175886 said


    Hi guys!!

    Yep im going Solo as well first trip alone!! Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->
    looking foward to it!!

  • 27 Apr 2010 mikeod0909 said


    Apparently there will be two busses for this trip due to high demand.

    The first bus is full, and the second is nearing “definite departure”.

    I know myself and two friends are on the second bus. If they cancel it due to numbers I will have issues, as when I booked, the Contiki site said “definite departure” for this date. It has since changed.

    Hopefully the tour is filled with people from everywhere – not just Australians! (There’s enough of them where I come from!)

  • 24 Jun 2010 mikeod0909 said


    Both buses for the October 21st from LA are now at Definite Departure status.

    Breathes sigh of relief

    Big crew – hopefully lots of fun!

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