James Martin checks into the Aro'A Beachside Inn, Rarotonga.

Getting there:

With a 10pm arrival and 300-odd passengers to be processed from a chocker B777 (Jetstar had cancelled their flight, a regular occurrence I gather) it was very late when we exited the terminal and the property's minivan was the only option for the 10-minute drive.

Check-in experience: Not sure we ever did. The driver had a room list and door keys for all his passengers and he took us straight to our unit, No 2. The property already had our credit card information from the booking process.


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