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Grand Southern 2012

27 Jun 2011 Mel_Oz_27 asked


Hey everyone!

Anyone planning on doing Grand Southern in 2012 from LA? I'll be travelling solo at this stage!

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  • 27 Jul 2011 Rachel 88 said

    Rachel 88

    Hey Mel,
    I have just booked Grand Southern departing from LA on 5 April 2012 – When are you looking at going?

  • 28 Jul 2011 Tegz said


    hey! I’m heading over for the GS on 2nd Feb… so excited :)

  • 7 Aug 2011 Patricia said


    I am booked on the NY – LA departing 10th Feb :))

  • 13 Aug 2011 Mel_Oz_27 said


    Hey Rach!
    Maybe looking around April sometime! I have had friends that have toured the states and they loved it! Where are u from?

  • 17 Aug 2011 Rachel 88 said

    Rachel 88

    Hey Mel, yeh so many ppl have said that! I can’t wait! I’m from Brisbane, where abouts are u?

  • 17 Aug 2011 Lou said


    im hoping to do the grand southern june/july next year, solo.

  • 19 Aug 2011 Nadia1991 said


    My boyfriend and I have booked Grand Southern for June 25 to July 20! So excited!

  • 19 Aug 2011 Cianeckford said


    Im looking at booking the 5th April tour. Im taking 5 months off to travel and America is my first stop, travelling solo.

  • 13 Sep 2011 Explorer1266789 said


    I wanna go on the 2nd of Feb 2012! just wondering how much money that i will defiantly need has anyone worked this out at all??

  • 14 Sep 2011 Tegz said


    Hey explorer1266789, You need to book contiki tour (approx $4k for Grand Southern?), flights (depends where you’re flying from?) and then I’m thinking maybe $3-5k spending money depending on what you wanna do and see (keeping in mind that most of the optionals you wanna do have to be paid when you get there too). I’ve heard $100 a day will get you the basics, more if you are a shopping addict like me :P I’ve also decided to stay in LA for 2 days beforehand so booked accom through contiki for that ($70 a night as the ritzy Kyoto Hotel and Gardens) and also stay in NYC for 3 days after ($50 a night i think at a place I’ve forgotten, oops). All in all, I am preparing to come back completely broke, but incedibly happy :)

  • 22 Sep 2011 Explorer1266789 said


    Hey Tegz! when are you going? i want to do the same with staying in LA first and staying in NYC at the end! im from adelaide :)

  • 22 Sep 2011 Explorer1266789 said


    oh i just seen you wanna head at the same time lol!

  • 3 Oct 2011 DylanH said


    Hey Rachel 88.
    I just booked my contiki for April 5th 2012.
    Guess i’ll see you than. :)

  • 6 Oct 2011 Rachel 88 said

    Rachel 88

    Hey Dylan!
    YEW!! You sure will! Can’t wait!

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