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#ExpediaChat 2018-07-11: #Summer #Travel

Expedia
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NOW during #ExpediaChat we're talking about all about sweet summertime! Join us, will you? Psst: Follow @Expedia.

always5star
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia I would love to join you there! Where is that beautiful place? #sweepstakes #expediachat

Expedia
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Q1: Sweet summertime! What's your favorite place to vacay in the summer + why? Pics, please! #ExpediaChat

ILonaB1980
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1: Wisconsin...because I can disconnect and enjoy Family Time. #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @ILonaB1980 @ILonaB1980 @Expedia Those are some of the best vacays! #sweepstakes #expediachat

ILonaB1980
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia YES! But the catch up from no phone, internet, email is a bit much...LoL. #sweepstakes #expediachat

always5star

replying to @ILonaB1980 @ILonaB1980 @Expedia True! It can be a bit overwhelming! #sweepstakes #expediachat

meowpar85
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1 girdwood Alaska because itโ€™s not 100 degrees #expediachat

always5star
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replying to @meowpar85 @meowpar85 @Expedia What a great pic! I have never been to Alaska! #sweepstakes #expediachat

meowpar85
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia Itโ€™s amazing! #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

disneygratitud1
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1: We love visiting Disney parks, local parks which are amazing here in CO and taking a dip in the pool! ๐Ÿ’ฆ #ExpediaChat

always5star
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replying to @disneygratitud1 @disneygratitud1 @Expedia Did you attend the Pixar Fest at Disneyland? My daughter was bummed they moved right before it started! #Sweepstakes #expediachat

disneygratitud1
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia We are next month! Canโ€™t wait! Sorry your daughter missed it though! โค๏ธ #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @disneygratitud1 @disneygratitud1 @Expedia Yay! Excited for you guys! #sweepstakes #expediachat

disneygratitud1

replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia Thanks so much! โค๏ธ #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

joell51868
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1 anywhere in the Bahamas #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @joell51868 @joell51868 @Expedia Super cute hat! #Sweepstakes #expediachat

GearCentric
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1 Fav place for summertime vaca is a lake getaway #ExpediaChat
Lake Sinclair GA

always5star
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replying to @GearCentric @GearCentric @Expedia How pretty! The lake is so fun during summer! #sweepstakes #expediachat

always5star
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1: Oh that is a tough question because I am so passionate about #travel I love to go anywhere! However, a beautiful beach is always a fantastic place & so relaxing! #sweepstakes #expediachat

Anne_E_Mercer
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia Agreed! Where is this beach? #ExpediaChat

ATXMichelle512
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia Northern Italy ๐Ÿ“ Cinque Terre because the beaches are nice for relaxation! #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @ATXMichelle512 @ATXMichelle512 @Expedia I would love to go there! Looks fabulous! #sweepstakes #expediachat

skateboarddean
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1 HAWAII #expediachat #sweepstakes

always5star

replying to @skateboarddean @skateboarddean @Expedia You canโ€™t go wrong with Hawaii! #sweepstakes #expediachat

louisbink
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1 - limited kiddo school vacation schedules means travel to our #NPS during the busy summer months. There are some hidden uncrowned gems out there though _ like Olympic National Park #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @louisbink @louisbink @Expedia Love the colors! How fun for the kids to see! #sweepstakes #expediachat

amlamb1
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1 My favorite place to vacay in the summer is on a cruise. Itโ€™s a great way to relax & enjoy new places. I took my first Alaskan cruise last month. #DisneyCruise #ExpediaChat

always5star
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replying to @amlamb1 @amlamb1 @Expedia How was it!?!?!? Iโ€™d love to do that! @CruiseNorwegian has the #NorwegianBLISS and after being apart of their inaugural event I have to cruise with them again! ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

amlamb1
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @CruiseNorwegian It was the best cruise I have ever taken. The scenery along the Inside Passage and at each port was absolutely breathtaking! #ExpediaChat

always5star
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replying to @amlamb1 @amlamb1 @Expedia @CruiseNorwegian You are definitely further talking me into it! ๐Ÿ˜Š #sweepstakes #expediachat

amlamb1

replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @CruiseNorwegian #ExpediaChat

Erica__Mary
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A1: I love visiting Monterey, CA in the summer! โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒŠ #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

always5star

replying to @Erica__Mary @Erica__Mary @Expedia One of my favorite places! #sweepstakes #expediachat

BeccaBandit
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia We usually do our bigger trips in spring or fall. We love to camp in the summer! It's a great time to visit the National Parks! This summer, we went to Mt Rainier, Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons & Rocky Mtns! Here we are chilling with bison! #ExpediaChat @Expedia #Sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @BeccaBandit @BeccaBandit @Expedia Wow! Did you have a favorite park? #expediachat #sweepstakes

BeccaBandit
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia I think @YellowstoneNPS has it all! There's so much to discover from the geysers, hot springs, mud pots, plus waterfalls and even the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone! Plus, there's spectacular wildlife viewing! #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes @Expedia

always5star
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replying to @BeccaBandit @BeccaBandit @Expedia @YellowstoneNPS We loved our time there! This picture sums up driving there perfectly lol #sweepstakes #expediachat

BeccaBandit
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @YellowstoneNPS I know, right! My husband really wanted to see some animals for his 1st time to the park.
It was my 4th time visiting @YellowstoneNPS, so I secretly kept and hoped that we would have the "Yellowstone Rush Hour" experience. #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes @Expedia

SandiMcKenna
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A1: There is something very nostalgic, very soul nourishing about an old fashioned toes in the sand, beach vacation! #ExpediaChat

always5star

replying to @SandiMcKenna @SandiMcKenna Agree Sandi! Especially when the beach is as stunning as that one! Wow! ๐Ÿ˜ #ExpediaChat

ChinaMatt
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A1 I think my favorite summer holiday was Italy--specifically Florence. https://t.co/L0M52B7IZe #expediachat

always5star
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replying to @ChinaMatt @ChinaMatt Stunning photo! #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

ChinaMatt
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replying to @always5star @always5star That's what I get for suffering through the heat on a long walk. #expediachat

always5star

replying to @ChinaMatt @ChinaMatt It paid off! #sweepstakes #expediachat

Expedia
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Q2: How far in advance do you plan your summer trips? Years ahead or last minute? #ExpediaChat

always5star
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A2: I always plan in advance! I make sure to book a rate that I can cancel 24 hours prior in case I find an even better deal! Plus summer is a busy time, you want to avoid a hotel that youโ€™d love to stay at selling out! #sweepstakes #expediachat

disneygratitud1
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @HyattRegency_IW Great plan! #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

joell51868
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @HyattRegency_IW Great advice #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

jehousel
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @HyattRegency_IW Love this pic #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @jehousel @jehousel @Expedia @HyattRegency_IW Thank you! ๐Ÿ’– #sweepstakes #expediachat

always5star
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always5star
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Expedia
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Q3: Summer is a high time to travel across the globe. What are your tips on managing the crowds? #ExpediaChat

Amylia403
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A3: Expect things to take more time & factor that in. Stay hydrated & don't get too hungry! Hungry, hot, grouchy and crowded doesn't make for much fun! #ExpediaChat

always5star
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replying to @Amylia403 @Amylia403 @Expedia Yes! Bring snacks! That is a must in my family! #sweepstakes #expediachat

always5star
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A3: Talk to locals to find hidden gems off the beaten track, arrive to the popular spots right at opening or right before closing, buy tickets online to avoid lines...just go in a positive attitude & appreciate that you get to travel! #sweepstakes #expediachat

ATXMichelle512
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia I TRY to avoid large crowds by getting up early for sightseeing and excursions. I didnโ€™t follow my own rule when I was at visiting the Mona Lisa at @MuseeLouvre ๐Ÿ˜ #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @ATXMichelle512 @ATXMichelle512 @Expedia @MuseeLouvre Oh thatโ€™s painful! #sweepstakes #expediachat

ATXMichelle512
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @MuseeLouvre Oh gosh yes! Next time Iโ€™ll arrive right when doors open! #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

FunInFairfax
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A3 focus on neighborhood walks instead of big tourist attractions for a less crowded and more authentic #travel experience #sweepstakes #expediachat

always5star
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replying to @FunInFairfax @FunInFairfax @Expedia @CharlesMcCool Is this the High Line? #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

FunInFairfax
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @CharlesMcCool It is! Beautiful walk there this morning #expediachat #travel

always5star
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replying to @FunInFairfax @FunInFairfax @Expedia @CharlesMcCool I love it there! How long are you in New York for? #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

always5star
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joell51868
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia This is great advice. I always try to find local facebook groups prior to a trip to find those hidden gems #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @joell51868 @joell51868 @Expedia Such a great idea! #sweepstakes #expediachat

always5star
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RT @Expedia: Pro-tip! ๐Ÿ‘ #ExpediaChat https://t.co/QMceS27bbG

Expedia
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Q4: Do you have a nostalgic summer vacation locale? Where did you go? Show us those retro photos! #ExpediaChat

aleeroot
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A4 Yes! Glacier National Park! My family always went there growing up and I finally got to take my kids last year! #expediachat #glaciernationalpark #montana

always5star

replying to @aleeroot @aleeroot @Expedia How fun! Iโ€™m sure that was heart warming for you! #sweepstakes #expediachat

FunInFairfax
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A4 #capecod Bay in @VisitMA was my childhood vacation spot. Had a family reunion there recently. So much fun and happy memories #Sweepstakes #expediachat

always5star
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replying to @FunInFairfax @FunInFairfax @Expedia @VisitMA @CharlesMcCool One of my favorite pics of yours Julie! ๐Ÿ’–#ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

always5star
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A4: Every year we would take our kids to Bass Lake, CA! Friends would join us, rent a big cabin, boat all day and stay up and talk all night! To this day our kids still want to go even as adults! Those are the best memories! โ™ฅ๏ธ #sweepstakes #expediachat

disneygratitud1
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia Youโ€™re right! Best memories for sure! #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

tbauer001
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A4 Myrtle Beach, SC!๐Ÿ๐ŸŒŠ #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

always5star

replying to @tbauer001 @tbauer001 @Expedia Wow! So many of you! I bet it was a blast! #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

always5star
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RT @joell51868: @Expedia This is great advice. I always try to find local facebook groups prior to a trip to find those hidden gems #Expediโ€ฆ

always5star
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RT @FunInFairfax: @Expedia A4 #capecod Bay in @VisitMA was my childhood vacation spot. Had a family reunion there recently. So much fun andโ€ฆ

GearCentric
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A4 Frankfurt Germany and Aschaffenburg every summer I took it for granted. Now every time i skip rocks, it's a throw back to simpler times Thanks for the stroll down memory lane #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

always5star

replying to @GearCentric @GearCentric What a sweet picture! #sweepstakes #expediachat

Expedia
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Q5: It's grilling season! Or is it fishing season or fresh veggie season? We love it all! What are your go-to summer eats on vacay? #ExpediaChat

judyep444
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A5 if we are in another country, we love trying all the local food. If we are at the Jersey Shore, we love to grill anything and everything! Grilled fruit is especially tasty! #ExpediaChat

always5star
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replying to @judyep444 @judyep444 @Expedia You have to try different food when exploring other cultures! Itโ€™s half the fun! ๐Ÿ˜Š #Sweepstakes #expediachat

judyep444
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia I agree. We also love to go into local supermarkets - it's a great place to find food gifts to bring home! #ExpediaChat

always5star
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A5: Salads are my go to! When itโ€™s hot out I like to have something refreshing! Plus I donโ€™t want to feel weighted down by food for all those fun, summertime activities! #sweepstakes #expediachat

louisbink

replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia Good & Good For You! #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

VISITFLORIDA
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia A5: Let's talk about all those amazing eats in @thefloridakeys! #ExpediaChat

always5star
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replying to @VISITFLORIDA @VISITFLORIDA @Expedia @thefloridakeys Now Iโ€™m starving! #Sweepstakes #expediachat

always5star
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RT @Expedia: How to plan a big family beach getaway: https://t.co/1IVtvl7Cxm via #ExpediaChat #ExpediaViewfinder

always5star
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RT @ChooseChicago: @Expedia A5. Sign us up for anything al fresco. Visit some of the best rooftop and patio bars in Chicago: https://t.co/cโ€ฆ

always5star
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RT @VISITFLORIDA: @Expedia A5: Let's talk about all those amazing eats in @thefloridakeys! #ExpediaChat https://t.co/IxeZ9lXYWs

Expedia
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Q6: It's getting hot in hurr! How do you like to cool off in the summer? Pool days, beach bound, lake life? Pics! #ExpediaChat

ATXMichelle512
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia Both pool and beach! #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes ๐Ÿ“ Ritz Carlton, South Beach Miami, Florida #RCMemories

always5star
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replying to @ATXMichelle512 @ATXMichelle512 @Expedia You can never go wrong with a @RitzCarlton stay! #RCMemories are the best! #sweepstakes #expediachat #GrandCayman

ATXMichelle512

replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @RitzCarlton Great minds think alike! Always the best service, cocktails and views! #RCMemories #ExpediaChat #Sweepstakes

always5star

replying to @Expedia @Expedia A6: How about some champagne on the beach! Cheers everyone ๐Ÿฅ‚ #sweepstakes #expediachat @TaittingerUSA

Expedia
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Final Q: If you had unlimited $, where would you go this summer and who would you take + why? #ExpediaChat

CharlesMcCool
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia I would charter @FourSeasons #fsjet and take all my friends on an island hopping tour. Who wants to go? #travel #expediachat #sweepstakes

always5star

replying to @CharlesMcCool @CharlesMcCool @Expedia @FourSeasons #expediachat #sweepstakes

saturated_fat
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia FA: Back to @FSOceanClub with the fam. #ExpediaChat #bahamas #sunset

always5star

replying to @saturated_fat @saturated_fat @Expedia @FSOceanClub Looks dreamy! ๐Ÿ’– #sweepstakes #expediachat

always5star
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replying to @Expedia @Expedia Final A: Iโ€™d love to go on a @RitzCarlton yacht! How fabulous would that be! ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

GearCentric
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @RitzCarlton What? it exists? I'm sure it would be deluxe. Have you been? #ExpediaChat

always5star

replying to @GearCentric @GearCentric @Expedia @RitzCarlton They started taking reservations this year! I havenโ€™t been but itโ€™s a dream of mine! It would be spectacular ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ #sweepstakes #expediachat

ChooseChicago
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replying to @always5star @always5star @Expedia @CindysRooftop @CindysRooftop is a Michigan Avenue gem! I hope your daughter enjoyed that cocktail AND that view! #ExpediaChat #ChicagoHome

always5star
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replying to @ChooseChicago @ChooseChicago @Expedia @CindysRooftop She loved it! Wants to go back! #ExpediaChat #sweepstakes

always5star
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RT @Expedia: 10 luxurious activities around the world: https://t.co/51G5JCflJg via @ExpediaLX #ExpediaChat