I just wanted to say before real GG planning starts -
I did not stay at ANY of the GG "official" hotels last time around because they were really bad deals for the most part. The idea of calling a hotel and getting a "group rate" does not really work in our advantage.
I was staying in 4 and 5 star hotels for 1/2 the price of some of the GG hotels.
If anyone planning any GG needs help doing the hotels please let me know and I would be more then happy to help get the prices down.
I STRONGLY suggest if you plan to go anywhere on this tour, buy an entertainment book for 50% off right now.. There are 2 good reasons for this.
1) If a GG Planner has everyone go out to dinner somewhere w/ Entertainment cards those lunches & dinners get much cheaper - and that's good.
2) There is a 30 dollar hotwire mail in rebate in the back of the book. The books should cost 10-15 bucks.
I can name a zillion other reasons, but these are two good ones. These books do sell out at a certain point in the summer.
In addition if anyone at all needs help booking cheap travel in general I am happy to help you find some deals, I was really dismayed hearing what some of