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Group holiday

Haven't been on here awhile not many responded to my mixed group holiday for 2020


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christine1066
18th Aug 2020 14:46:59 (Last activity: 1st Jan 2021 15:09:33)
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Thanks for voting!
I didn't have much luck either. Thinking of starting a WhatsApp called Just Friends. Or. Holiday Companions. What do you think
Response from redpepper made on 19th Aug 2020 11:12:54
Hi christine1066,

This sounds like a great idea to me - there's got to be so many people that would enjoy making some new friends in similar circumstances.
Response from christine1066 made on 19th Aug 2020 20:16:40 > @redpepper
Yes. I'm already in a WhatsApp for tennis. It works great.
Will need a name like 'holiday companions or buddies' something similar. that covers for us single people. Don't want to sound like a dating site Have you got any ideas? Tina/Chris
Ps. I'm on Facebook so you can look me up.. .
Response from ecarg made on 19th Aug 2020 20:50:54
A Whats app sounds good but someone needs to be the organiser .It has been tried but all fell through trying to find a place and date for a 1st meeting .It isn't wise to go of on holiday with people you haven't met before.
Response from christine1066 made on 20th Aug 2020 08:07:57 > @ecarg
Yes you're right ecarg,to holiday with someone you're never met
or talked to would be foolhardy.
Common sense means it's best to WhatsApp in your own area so you can meet up. I'm East Sussex. I would always book my own room ;as most of us would do. So if you're didn't enjoy your companions company you can still enjoy holiday. We're all in the same boat and you can always look for problems, but then you'll never do anything. So many of us on our own !
Response from ecarg made on 20th Aug 2020 16:28:04
Thankyou for the advice
Response from redpepper made on 25th Aug 2020 18:05:32 > @christine1066
Hi Chris,

The only names I've managed to come up with are maybe 'breakaway buddies' or 'fellow traveler's' not madly inspired I'm afraid 🙂 I know it would need a bit or organization perhaps into areas etc but it's such a great idea and would give people something to look forward to.

Sadly, I think I might be the only person on the planet not on Facebook - don't know what it is I just don't trust it. Whatsapp however I can live with so it could be worse!

Very sensible to try and meet up in various areas and have our own rooms.
Response from christine1066 made on 26th Aug 2020 21:48:06 > @redpepper
Hi. Breakaway Buddies. East Sussex.sounds good. I definitely think you'd have to put your area. I think that's why not many people bother with Silver Surfers; too big and too general.
So many of us on our own and it's really difficult to not get downcast. The world seems full of couples. Anyway,any more thoughts . Chris
Response from Airedale made on 1st Jan 2021 12:47:01
Can I be included in the East Sussex site as I live in Kent
If yes count me in to your Whats App group
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