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Blue nose
05:32 PM
FIRST POST Today 03:17 PM by cloud - Ever since we have lived in our home we have had issues with our drains backing up, it's now got to the point where my dh has to rod them every 8 wks. I've been in touch with our insures r e having a...Drains calamaty
Definitely try your water company. If they are there's it's free. If it's yours they'll put a camera down anyway and tell you the issue. (7 replies)
Mexy02
05:30 PM
FIRST POST Today 02:45 PM by riversider2014 - So, back in May my dad died suddenly after a short illness. My mum (77), although she worked, was the archetypal housewife who basically lived for my dad so as you can understand is pretty lost...What to do about my mum...?
My mum lost my dad after 42 years of marriage. Similar age to yours . Was she lost , yes and she still is. You will not understand the pain of losing a partner until you do . My grief is different to... (19 replies)
Rac20
05:30 PM
FIRST POST Today 03:38 PM by mumx3 - Can anyone tell me if someone is on a part time 8 hr week over 2 days contract and one of those days is a Monday, what happens when the bank holiday falls on that Monday? 
 
Do we work as normal, or...Monday working & bank holidays
When I had my day off on a Monday, I never got an extra day. No idea if I was paid differently. I now have my day off on a Friday. There are a lot less bank holidays on a Friday.☺️ (8 replies)
gazzastag
05:29 PM
FIRST POST Yesterday 05:20 PM by Louiseanne - Id like to take DD16 to see the northern lights in Iceland. Can anyone recommend a travel company and also When is a good time to go?Iceland
Our first trip there was with Arctic experience. Very good but a few years ago now. They may do northern light trips which spefically go hunting for them. Our winter trip was over New Year but we... (2 replies)
JLH
05:28 PM
FIRST POST Yesterday 11:39 PM by starbucks - Is it too late to book a two or three day trip to Lapland (after 14th December) to see Santa?  
 
Does anyone have any company recommendations? 
 
Two adults and a 4 year old, all prices considered,...Is it too late to book Lapland?
I too booked DIY ,as mine are older I didnt book in the santa village but in town (hotel cumulus) just got the bus from the airport. They got the bus up to santa village (about ten minutes) and... (7 replies)
FIRST POST Today 05:28 PM by Ashleylvsgoofy - So on Thursday of last week I received the fab news that I had been successful for a job that I recently had an interview for :grin: 
 
It is my dream job in travel, booking high end luxury travel...New Job
So on Thursday of last week I received the fab news that I had been successful for a job that I recently had an interview for :grin: It is my dream job in travel, booking high end luxury travel... (New Thread)
MrsBC
05:26 PM
FIRST POST Today 10:22 AM by Sue - Hi - planning a reasonably late meal at Cali Grill and can try to book soon. 
My question is, will be able to get back to the Beach Club from the Contemporary if it is after 10pm? 
We wont have a...Can I get from Cali Grill to BC?
We've eaten there a few times and got a bus back to BC without problem, but ask at the concierge desk what times exactly the buses from MK stop that night. :) (6 replies)
FIRST POST Today 08:19 AM by English Tim - As mentioned a couple of days ago, weve been fortunate enough to visit WDW many times, but always staying off site and mostly looking to be thrifty. 
 
We are now about to book a package, which...I am overwhelmed
And as long as you are happy with it that's all that matters.:) I still think the flights are expensive as the most I have ever paid in peak with VA for UC is 1740. Have a great holiday.:) (18 replies)
FIRST POST Today 05:25 PM by AhoyShipmates - Well be staying in Sequoia Lodge when its pool is closed for refurbishment. Our booking letter says we can use the pools in the other hotels. Has anyone done this, and which one would be least...Using pool in other Disney hotels
Well be staying in Sequoia Lodge when its pool is closed for refurbishment. Our booking letter says we can use the pools in the other hotels. Has anyone done this, and which one would be least... (New Thread)
mandco
05:24 PM
FIRST POST Yesterday 11:18 AM by scotgirl - Anyone from the Winchester area can you confirm if Uber operates there? My daughter is trying to organise transport from Southampton airport to Sparsholt College and just wanted to check if Uber was...Winchester area - Uber
You'll get an uber from southampton airport but getting one from sparsholt will be harder though you should be able to get a taxi if not. does she have a lot of luggage or is just a visit? if... (4 replies)
Peko
05:23 PM
FIRST POST Today 01:47 PM by Tea - I will be arriving into Gatwick with my kids from Finland at 13.30 providing there are no delays, with Norwegian. (Someone in my friends on FB takes them a lot and is constantly giving out about...Point to Point Gatwick connection: how long?
1h25 is fairly risky on separate tickets. Of course it is quite doable, but you have to clear immigration and reclear security. Just depends on your appetite for risk, and willingness to pay the... (1 reply)
Sandra & co
05:23 PM
FIRST POST Yesterday 08:54 AM by katy341 - Thankfully oh wants under armour clothes this year so that will take up a huge chunk of his Christmas box along with the usual booze chocs smelled and slippers  
 
But I have an uncle, a cousin (man...Why are men so hard to buy for?!
Put them in a basket with a ribbon and some cellophane and you have a mini hamper! :) (30 replies)
Tynxuk
05:22 PM
FIRST POST 1 Apr 18 02:00 AM by Cha cha - This thread has been automatically created, because the original thread had over 500 posts.  The original thread was located HERE. 
 
A brief summary of what's happening at CBR: 
 
***Disney are...Caribbean Beach Resort building works and Old Port Royal closure
Maybe the 6ft tall man that designed it thought all men do the washing up :d: (1,159 reply)
jampxx
05:21 PM
FIRST POST 10 Oct 18 10:03 PM by May2017 - Of the 3 options which is the best any advice guys? 
 
1. Seated tomorrow land territory 
2. Plaza garden before food 
3.Plaza garden after food 
 
We would prefer seating during but worry the view...best way to do mk dessert party
I am really struggling with the price of these desert parties. Are the crowds really that bad? (18 replies)
FIRST POST 18 Oct 18 08:58 PM by YorkshireT - Nature inspired resort with DVC, I assume at the River Country site: 
...New DVC announced
I suppose it will fall on deaf ears due to the Shareholders but in my view Disney are the moral guardians of a huge piece of land. It's not a race to cover it in concrete and ashpalt.:erm: (16 replies)
billabong
05:21 PM
FIRST POST Today 05:21 PM by billabong - Hi booked a 7 seat mini van from Hertze at Sanford through Trip Wheels, Never used either of them in the past. Where is the Hertze desk in Sanford please also which 7 seat mini van do they use and...Hertze car hire Sanford
Hi booked a 7 seat mini van from Hertze at Sanford through Trip Wheels, Never used either of them in the past. Where is the Hertze desk in Sanford please also which 7 seat mini van do they use and... (New Thread)
FIRST POST Today 04:53 PM by amberspy - We still in planning stages of what we actually do in New York when we there in December next year ,likely be first week for 5 nites 
We thinking of getting 5 or 7 day pass for things we plan to do ...Bus pass new york
We are going to get a 7 day pass which I think is around $33. Yesterday I found these which I thought were really useful Travel... (1 reply)
Irishlass
05:18 PM
FIRST POST Today 05:15 PM by EmmaBolan - Anyone else manage to get any today in the presale?! I was working but Mum & a Friend were trying and it kept kicking them out, got some eventually for Leeds :wiggle::wiggle::wig gle:Westlife Tickets!!
Eventually got some for Belfast. My niece Kept getting kicked off ahain yoo. Seems a lot of people did. (1 reply)
MrsBC
05:17 PM
FIRST POST Today 08:40 AM by natanddaz - Hi all i did post this in the cheap glitch thread for july/aug however im guessing most people looking on there want flights that stay in the summer hols so thought i would also do a seperate thread....Good price on ba flights 29th aug-8th sep
I booked BA Gat - Mco 1st Sept '19 last night. We always fly VA from Manchester and for this year the prices just did not come down at all, so I priced up VA Man - Mco and BA Gat - Mco (like for... (3 replies)
Gally1968
05:16 PM
FIRST POST Today 05:02 PM by Megara84 - I'm completely torn on this and hoping for some advice, please. 
 
We're flying Virgin on the 1pm ish flight (was the earlier flight but we were bumped). By the time we arrive it will be later than...Uber or ME on arrival?
Our last trips were $41 ex MCO to HRH & $35 for the return journey in May this year. Really easy pick up, edited no more than 5 mins. Going back at the end of next month & will use Uber ex MCO again.... (1 reply)
FIRST POST Today 04:32 PM by di5ney - We are having our house roughcasted just now and now it shows up our garage door. We would like to replace it as it doesnt lock and it always comes off the runners. Before i get a few quotes does...Garage door
Good old Garador! Good quality. When I worked for George Wimpey I must have fitted hundreds of these. The ones with the cylindrical concrete weight that was paper wrapped. God help you if one of... (6 replies)
Peachy32
05:14 PM
FIRST POST Today 05:14 PM by Peachy32 - Hi there 
 
We are planning a trip next year starting in Toronto and ending up in NY via Niagara. 
 
We plan to stay for approx 5 nights so are thinking of somewhere lakeside but aren't planning to...Niagara Falls/Niagara on the lake
Hi there We are planning a trip next year starting in Toronto and ending up in NY via Niagara. We plan to stay for approx 5 nights so are thinking of somewhere lakeside but aren't planning to... (New Thread)
Irishlass
05:14 PM
FIRST POST 12 Oct 18 07:26 PM by shirley - I have copied and pasted last years points, with a change of last day for receiving parcels.  I am away for a few days, later in the week so wont start giving out names until the 22ns October but...Secret Santa 2018
Pms received for my friend and niece participating. Have texted them their info already. Just me to go and the 3 of us are set to go shopping lol Thanks Shirley (51 replies)
Megandllsmum
05:11 PM
FIRST POST Today 05:00 PM by harwood1667 - Hello Dibbers :wavey:,  
 
I know about the the security in regards liquids etc at the airports, but was wondering if we bought a couple of bags of sweets from Poundland for the kids would they be...Security At The Airports
We always have sweets, and the kids usually have small cartons of pringles too, never been a problem, take things like that cos the price airside rockets, we then buy meal deals at boots and I... (3 replies)
jobelly
05:09 PM
FIRST POST Today 04:20 PM by jobelly - A friend is wanting to book to stay a week at Disney for next October, as there are 6 of them shes hoping for okw or as but they wont be released until December and by then free dining will have...Getting free dining when okw not released.
Thanks for the help, Ive let her know. (4 replies)
HenrysDad
05:09 PM
FIRST POST Today 09:18 AM by tory79 - What jobs do you do the day before you go round the house etc? 
I always feel Im forgetting something!Whats your routine for pre travel day?
Travelling tomorrow 🤗 Managed to get home from office a few hours earlier than normal 😊 Quick cuppa, do on line check in then off to do some work in our shop ready for it to be left without us for... (13 replies)
Ben1993
05:09 PM
FIRST POST 21 Oct 18 03:59 PM by Jessika - Good afternoon Im hoping someone can help. We have 2 nights at the Santa in December and the plan was to eat at Chez Rmy for lunch. My husband has booked for 9th December and said he was given a...Chez Rmy open December 9th?
DLP Help on twitter confirmed the restaurant is open, now just the best impossible task of getting through to the dining reservations line without taking out a mortgage on the call charges. (6 replies)
tspill
05:08 PM
FIRST POST 18 Oct 18 11:31 PM by MickyC - Gutted to find out that TC have withdrawn the Sundown Check-in at Manchester.  
 
We fly at 10:15am so is it 3 hours prior that you have to be at the airport ? 
 
We have already chosen our seats so...What time should we be at the airport?
Four hours for us. Not taking any chances. (22 replies)
Loopylooloo
05:06 PM
FIRST POST 7 Oct 18 12:34 PM by jools1302 - Hi there, 
 
I would love to master the art of big, American style pancakes.  Does anyone have a fool proof recipe and method that works every time?  I have a Le Crueset griddle (so I look quite...Light and fluffy pancakes... I cant do it!
OP have you tried any yet?:wavey: (22 replies)
louiseybobs
05:05 PM
FIRST POST 13 May 18 02:33 PM by dizzymcfarlane - What app have folk used ?   Prefer free (obvs) but will pay for a good un.Couch to 5k
Oh no! How are you today? (467 replies)
Loopylooloo
05:05 PM
FIRST POST 3 Oct 18 01:21 PM by PoohBears#1fan - Anyone else watching?  Got me hooked straight away, I'm not convinced she's hurt her baby, ex-wife of daughter I think, although I REALLY don't like him.The Cry
I found the first episode excruciating to watch as I suffered terribly with my first born crying constantly and ended up with depression. Was worth watching though. What an absolute Bar Steward... (60 replies)
DisneyPete
05:04 PM
FIRST POST 14 Oct 18 11:14 PM by allanamia - Here now and room a disgrace. We are club level and found a stain on the bed skirt. I feel like crying 😭 Trying to get this sorted but now have no confidence in this hotel. Dust and stains...Royal Pacific nightmare
That is so abnormal for RPR - we stayed there for one night a couple of years ago and our door lock stopped working. We were locked out on a couple of occasions in the evening and they were excellent... (40 replies)
Pavilion1983
05:03 PM
FIRST POST 28 Feb 18 02:00 AM by nutsydownunder - This thread has been automatically created, because the original thread had over 500 posts. 
 
    The original thread was located HERE. 
 
    The first post was.... 
 
     
 
    Please feel free...Game... Keep One, Drop One
Air Hockey (2,218 replies)
MrsBC
05:02 PM
FIRST POST 11 May 18 08:28 PM by caitlinsmummy - :wavey: 
 
So I haven't found a group for Oct/Nov 2018 so thought I'd start one.  
 
We're going 27th October from Manchester with Virgin. We're staying at Port Orleans Riverside and staying at Loews...October/November 2018
Well that's next year sorted! Flights from Gatwick booked - we always fly VA from Manchester but I priced them up last night, and like for like (direct PE flights, booked seats, 2 x 23kg luggage... (1,146 reply)
English Tim
04:59 PM
FIRST POST 21 Oct 18 08:11 AM by English Tim - My wife and I have seen a great offer for May / June next year. 14 nights ultimate, with DDP. We have been visiting WDW for many years, but have always stayed at our Vistana timeshare and always...Hotel or Villa?
My TA tried several 1 bed villas and all that was available was OKW, which we chose not to stay at. We have opted for a Savanna room at AKL, as it reviews well and is close to our favourite park. (17 replies)
Mazascouser
04:57 PM
FIRST POST Today 02:04 PM by Hannah - So around 10 years I bought a 2xadult 7 day 2 park Universal ticket with no expiry and have never used it.  I am going to Universal next August with my 8 year old daughter and want to upgrade these...Universal ticket help please - a bit complicated!
Just read another thread further down they recommend undercover tourist as they send email vouchers. (2 replies)
Blue nose
04:55 PM
FIRST POST Yesterday 08:00 AM by Blue nose - We're off the Centre Parcs near Penrith today and DD has announced she wants to see the lights.  We don't have any weekends free before they finish so thinking about driving through on Friday night...Blackpool illuminations on Friday
That is so kind. Thank you for the offer. (13 replies)
Peachy32
04:54 PM
FIRST POST 21 Oct 18 11:06 AM by 1972 - Arrived in Toronto yesterday afternoon after a really good Air Canada flight. 
 
Staying in Holiday Inn Express Downtown Toronto. 
 
Went to our favourite Canadian restaurant chain last night - The...In Toronto now
We are staying in Toronto next year and have 4 days so just read your post excitedly and made a note of the places you ate at! Erica:grin: (17 replies)
Mazascouser
04:51 PM
FIRST POST 5 Oct 18 12:06 PM by Stubbs86 - I was just looking at the ticket prices for Universal - the 14 day ticket for 2019 is around the 260 mark for adults. 
 
I thought that seemed pricey and dug out my emails from our 2013 trip - we...Universal ticket prices - wowzers!
We went Orlando for a week at Easter, bought the Universal Ticket for 210x2. We went to the parks 3 times during the day, 1 night for Mardi Gras and a half day at Volcano Bay. We well got our... (13 replies)
Jake71
04:49 PM
FIRST POST 3 Oct 18 08:22 PM by M3ben05 - Evening all, so Ive found myself with some excess annual leave this year and a few  spare so I decided to try and book an ultra cheap last minute deal for my son and I. 
 
I only have a weeks...A week in Florida for 1k all in... lets see if its possible!
Just caught up with your last few days, its been an amazing trip, such a joy to read and get the excitement and reaction of a 3 year old. (260 replies)
Tinkerbell
04:49 PM
FIRST POST Today 04:49 PM by Tinkerbell - 18 extra for all three. The difference was 90 but theyre refunding my prebook seats and something else. So the final cost is 18! 
 
Outbound PE still too high but Ive been checking since we...Bagged PE inbound Thomas cook for only
18 extra for all three. The difference was 90 but theyre refunding my prebook seats and something else. So the final cost is 18! Outbound PE still too high but Ive been checking since we... (New Thread)
Splatt
04:47 PM
FIRST POST 17 Oct 18 11:18 PM by jessandjon2005 - Hi everyone, I have to ask why universal do this and hopefully someone can answer why they always say no and refuse point blank. 
 
We love butterbeer and ordered it on 3 seperate occasions this year...Have to ask this, regarding butterbear
Probably the most amusing thread Ive read in some time. Bravo! Nowt queer as folk. (53 replies)
cls123
04:46 PM
FIRST POST Today 02:11 PM by 2littleboys - We go to Florida in 27 weeks.  This will be our 4th time however we are taking my parents along with us this time. 
 
My dad has Alzheimer's and his condition is starting to deteriorate slightly.  My...Are we doing the right thing....
I'm so sorry to hear of your dilemma but also applaud your intention to make good memories with your family. Having worked in mental health/elderly care I would say if you have concerns it is worth... (10 replies)
bree1982
04:42 PM
FIRST POST Today 08:54 AM by adreamisawish - Two adults Going in September and we do have the QSDP. Want to eat a few times outside of Disney (ihop, outback) and want to have a few proper meals in Disney as well (via Napoli and 1900...maybe sci...How much spends?
Maybe im just different, but a 20% tip is ridiculous...! Sure im all for giving a tip if someone has been pleasant and polite, but its not set in stone and at very most l would tip 10%... We... (7 replies)
mpark90
04:41 PM
FIRST POST 18 Oct 18 04:48 PM by Fefster - Just booked a week at this resort next Oct (2019) and am second guessing myself because it doesnt seem that popular on here. 
The new refurbs look amazing and should be done by then. Any thoughts?Coronado Springs
As many have said above ... we first stayed at CSR back in May this year as it was the best one to fit around our budget etc... We were a bit apprehensive as we hadn't heard much about it, and... (13 replies)
Tinkjon
04:39 PM
FIRST POST Today 04:39 PM by Tinkjon - I'm sure that some time ago I saw some really detailed driving instructions, including photos and so on.  I can't find it anywhere on Google or from searching the forums here...  does anybody know of...Driving to DLP - detailed instructions with photos?
I'm sure that some time ago I saw some really detailed driving instructions, including photos and so on. I can't find it anywhere on Google or from searching the forums here... does anybody know of... (New Thread)
sam7
04:37 PM
FIRST POST 13 Oct 18 11:54 PM by debshar - Really disappointed! We arrived yesterday & were quite happy with our villa (it's lovely but much smaller than it looks in pics). The problem is I was told it was south westerly facing with a sunny...We have no sun!
Like you I specifically booked my villa because it stated it had a south facing pool, I was offered other villas via different agents and the fact that ours had a south facing pool is what swung our... (16 replies)
FIRST POST Today 04:36 PM by Scarlett's_mum - Hi All 
 
We have a character breakfast booked for 09:10 at Tusker House on Christmas day.  
 
If we hit the park at opening (08:00am) is it possible for us to ride Flight of Passage (standby) and...Would this work?
Hi All We have a character breakfast booked for 09:10 at Tusker House on Christmas day. If we hit the park at opening (08:00am) is it possible for us to ride Flight of Passage (standby) and... (New Thread)
Libby29
04:34 PM
FIRST POST Today 11:15 AM by Jan - And if so, how do I do it please, although I am not holding out much hope for anything positive :)Can I make our fake Xmas tree smell like a real one?
They sell scenticles in THE RANGE.. I saw them last week ☺️ (13 replies)
FIRST POST Today 01:10 PM by stormflm595 - Hi all 
 
Does anyone have the menu or remembers what is on it currently? We fly next Saturday so I'm intrigued to see what is on offer so I can decide whether to stock up on snacks airside!LGW - MCO Menu
Ahh, you threw me by saying next Saturday. We are on the late flight on the 27th Oct. Don't do early! I must say we are finding the food is improving year on year. I know we do PE or UC but all... (7 replies)
pammiep
04:33 PM
FIRST POST 29 Aug 18 08:43 PM by macdonald - Hi Dibbers   I have just booked Coronado Springs for October 15th 2019  
Where have you booked for?.....:wavey:Which resort are you all planing to book for 2019?
I've just booked Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa for 30 May to 13 June next year flying direct from Glasgow for 800 each. Still got car hire to add happy days :grin::grin::grin: (109 replies)
Tinkjon
04:32 PM
FIRST POST 21 Oct 18 10:10 PM by Aerosmith_RNR - Hi all, looking at going to DLP for first time in December but struggling to find where we can get breakfast before 8am on the free half board plan? We will have 2 yr old twins in tow and they are...Free half board meal plan help
Have you booked yet? If not, check out the other countries' sites (Germany, Netherlands) as their free dining offers often include breakfast in the hotel. (6 replies)
klr15
04:28 PM
FIRST POST 22 Apr 18 06:57 AM by orangeone123 - So we have just booked our second  once in a lifetime holiday  we last went in 2015. I was all set to do it DIY, but after see a few threads where packages where coming up with good prices, I set...May 2019 club
Also May! We go the 2nd from Manchester to Mco and return on the 16th. Staying 6 nights on idrive and then 8 nights on site a POFQ. Cant wait for our second visit. Ive just finished putting... (171 replies)
Sue
04:28 PM
FIRST POST 7 Oct 18 08:13 PM by hideinpockets - Has anyone done any of these parks? We are thinking about doing a park adventure for our honeymoon and I can currently in research mode. 
 
If you have been do you have any good tips?Yellowstone / Grand Teton National Parks
We planned our route and knew where we aimed to stay each night and booked mainly motels through hotels.com - you can probably just turn up in many places but we knew some of the towns wed be going... (21 replies)
Tinkjon
04:27 PM
FIRST POST Today 01:52 PM by cairn114 - So all the latest offers are now available up to Summer 2020, on the main DLP website, WDTC and Magic Breaks. 
Having been looking at the Magic Breaks website recently this now confirms my suspicion....No more 4 nights for 2 offers?
Free dining works out much better for us than the free nights offer, because the restaurants we like to eat in are pricey (nothing fancier than Chez Remy but still costs a fortune!) so we save more... (2 replies)
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