Plus-Size friendly Travel Locations Sports and travel

  • View author's info Author posted on Dec 02, 2005 21:32


    I would like to travel next summer. Does anyone know how to find nice vacation spots that plus-size women can enjoy? I don't like going to locations where I get hassled for being a BBW.

    Any suggestions?
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  • View author's info posted on Mar 21, 2006 17:50


    i would LOVE a plus size friendly travel service! :)
  • View author's info posted on Feb 15, 2006 19:21


    Promises write:

    In Mexico there is a place that caters to large travelers. You can view the site and see if you like it. here is the place to go to freedomparadise. I know I want to check it out for myself.

    1) Amplelady, I took your advice and g00gled freedomparadise. It looks like a great vacation place, except that they didn't get the response they expected from plus-size visitors. It looks like they will be splitting the place half-and-half between standard and plus-size facilities.
    I have never heard of it...if I had I might have checked it out. They were probably not very good at getting the w0rd out. Oh well!
  • View author's info posted on Feb 06, 2006 17:14


    Kbtoyz,
    I think I was in that thread, but it wasn't my recommendation. Hope you have a great time (dish the dirt when you get back), and have a great 30th birthday!

    Cathii, you are so right!
  • View author's info posted on Feb 05, 2006 12:25


    Promises - I'm not sure if it was you that recommended "Freedom Paradise" or not, but I'm going in late Nov to celebrate my 30th birthday!! THANKS!!! :)

    Kerri

    PS. What happens in Mexico, stays in Mexico.
  • View author's info posted on Feb 04, 2006 16:35


    Anthony33 write:
    Promises wrote:It just surprises me that so many people aren't interested in what's outside their doorstep. Half the people I know don't even own a passport.
    At one time I would agree with that statement, however many people are interested in seeing other places but may not have the finances to or as in the case of my brother, he is scared to death of flying. There is only so far you drive! lol.

    People - ease up on the hate! I did not mean to insult anyone. If you can't or don't want to leave home, that's your choice. I'm saying it's not my choice when the world is available!
  • View author's info posted on Feb 04, 2006 09:12


    Promises wrote:It just surprises me that so many people aren't interested in what's outside their doorstep. Half the people I know don't even own a passport.
    At one time I would agree with that statement, however many people are interested in seeing other places but may not have the finances to or as in the case of my brother, he is scared to death of flying. There is only so far you drive! lol.
  • View author's info posted on Feb 04, 2006 09:09


    musicnut46 write:
    Promises write:
    Cathii, I know you were kidding around. It just surprises me that so many people aren't interested in what's outside their doorstep. Half the people I know don't even own a passport.


    I don't have a passport. I have been a single, low income woman most of my adult life and I do well to get out of town occasionally, let alone to another country. I wish I could, but finances don't allow. I'm happy that you can and I hope you find a fabulous place to go have vacation!

    Musicnut, my comment about passports wasn't meant as an insult to people who don't have the means to travel. It was a comment on people who do, but don't consider seeing what's beyond their city limits. This doesn't have to mean foreign countries. I live in Canada, which has some of the most exciting scenery in the world. Next on my agenda is to start visiting some great places in my own country.
  • View author's info posted on Jan 27, 2006 16:31


    Cathii write:
    Promises write:
    Cathii,
    How can you compare sitting in your deck chair at home to walking through the Coliseum in Rome or on a beach in Jamaica or even shopping in New York city? The world is a very exciting place, and the real thing's a lot better than watching it on TV!




    errmmmm .... I was being fascitious!!!! ( spell check was telling me my name was incorrect ..go figure !!!)

    Cathii, I know you were kidding around. It just surprises me that so many people aren't interested in what's outside their doorstep. Half the people I know don't even own a passport.
  • View author's info posted on Jan 08, 2006 12:00


    In Mexico there is a place that caters to large travelers. You can view the site and see if you like it. here is the place to go to freedomparadise. I know I want to check it out for myself.

    1) Amplelady, I took your advice and g00gled freedomparadise. It looks like a great vacation place, except that they didn't get the response they expected from plus-size visitors. It looks like they will be splitting the place half-and-half between standard and plus-size facilities.

    2) I take back what I said earlier about safety on cruise ships. After reading the latest People magazine, it seems that cruise ships are not that organized when it comes to passenger safety.
  • View author's info posted on Jan 07, 2006 22:15


    Hello Everyone

    In Mexico there is a place that caters to large travelers. You can view the site and see if you like it. here is the place to go to freedomparadise. I know I want to check it out for myself.

    Good luck in all your travels.
  • View author's info posted on Dec 29, 2005 08:38


    Cathii,
    How can you compare sitting in your deck chair at home to walking through the Coliseum in Rome or on a beach in Jamaica or even shopping in New York city? The world is a very exciting place, and the real thing's a lot better than watching it on TV!
  • View author's info posted on Dec 27, 2005 21:59


    Nana,
    Do you mean hassled because being a BBW is appreciated or not appreciated?

    In my experience, in Mexico, Africa and most of the Caribbean, BBWs seem to get lots of attention from men. In Canada, the northern parts of Europe and the USA, it's the opposite.
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