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Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Oct 21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Never had a problem getting the Miami mover, is a...

Never had a problem getting the Miami mover, is a fantastic service.
Forum: Accommodation 17 Oct 21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Yes, did it on BA custom my booking about a month...

Yes, did it on BA custom my booking about a month ago. Took some fiddling around with to get the right price but more than happy with it & £1000 cheaper than the booking we originally had with...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Oct 21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile We did a spilt booking as part of our BA fly...

We did a spilt booking as part of our BA fly drive.
Pick the car up from Miami, drop the next day at Hard Rock, pick up 3 days later from Hard Rock and drop at Tampa airport. Definitely not the...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Oct 21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We do spilt stays, few nights at Universal, few...

We do spilt stays, few nights at Universal, few nights at Disney and then a villa. Takes 5 mins to put the covers over the beds, it's not done to home standards, but it looks tidy enough. The...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Oct 21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile We’ve never flown into Orlando, usually into...

We’ve never flown into Orlando, usually into Miami and in 2019 we flew into Tampa and out of Miami.

Next year we fly into Miami and out of Tampa, we usually drive up to Deerfield Beach which is...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Oct 21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,360
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We don't go till next August, but am watching...

We don't go till next August, but am watching with interest. My DS 13 tested positive 3 weeks ago, had a week clear and DD 15 tested positive a week ago. I am triple vaxed, DH double vaxed. Both the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Oct 21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,760
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I tend to put the dates in as a flight only...

I tend to put the dates in as a flight only first, look at flights to Miami/Tampa/Orlando (in that order) and make a note of the cheapest dates to fly, and what airport it's from, and then do the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Oct 21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,095
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I'm the same, take Stugeron every morning, and...

I'm the same, take Stugeron every morning, and for the last few trips i've been fine. The first trip, where I didn't take anything, was awful. Went on Forbidden Journey first thing in the morning,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Oct 21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,760
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We've never been for 7, 14, 21 nights. But have...

We've never been for 7, 14, 21 nights. But have done 16, 18, 13 and next year 19. Find this helps with flight prices massively!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Oct 21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,760
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Agree with this. If you can play around with...

Agree with this. If you can play around with airports/durations then there are deals to be had.

We booked:

LHR - MIA 17/08
1 day car hire (drop at Hard Rock)
16 days car hire (pick up...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Oct 21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile I usually take a wheeled cabin size case...

I usually take a wheeled cabin size case (American tourister Disney one) and a normal sized backpack. DH & the kids take a backpack each and sometimes DH will take another wheeled cabin bag. The 23kg...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Oct 21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Do you have twitter? I find it really easy to get...

Do you have twitter? I find it really easy to get things sorted that way, they sorted my special assistance that way last week.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,095
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Volcano Bay is a million times better than the...

Volcano Bay is a million times better than the Disney water parks (in our families opinion!)

You have to pay to park at Universal as well as Disney.

We are doing both (Plus Discovery Cove) You...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,989
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Not boycott no, reduce how much we spend whilst...

Not boycott no, reduce how much we spend whilst in the parks on food & mech, yes. Disney, all the parks in fact, are more than just rides to us. That said, right now, after nearly 2 years of doing...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Oct 21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,579
Posted By NewtoOrlando
For 2 stops I think that is a lot of money...

For 2 stops I think that is a lot of money. Premium or not. We've paid less than that for one extra person, into Miami and out of Tampa, with 2 car hires. I would hold out or be a bit more flexible...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Oct 21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Our pick up times for car hire next year are all...

Our pick up times for car hire next year are all over the place aswell, we land in Miami at 3pm and the car hire pick up is down for 7.15pm. I've tried to change it on the avis app but it wont let me...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,029
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Which ever is cheaper for our dates & the...

Which ever is cheaper for our dates & the duration/airports we want. No loyalty when it comes to my money!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,760
Posted By NewtoOrlando
This is exactly what we've done, saved £1500 by...

This is exactly what we've done, saved £1500 by dropping the car for 3 days while we're at the Hard Rock as we won't need it, looked today and the price is £6.5k... we paid £3028!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,253
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We're in West London, DD 15 came home with the...

We're in West London, DD 15 came home with the consent form 2 weeks ago but not heard anything since. DS 13 was offered his last week but he was off self isolating as he tested positive. Frustrating...
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Oct 21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Oh wow! That sounds amazing! Hope you have a...

Oh wow! That sounds amazing! Hope you have a wonderful time!
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Oct 21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I loved Berlin too, been a while since we've...

I loved Berlin too, been a while since we've been, I think that was June time and the weather wasn't great then either!
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Oct 21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I would like to do Belfast, my mums from the...

I would like to do Belfast, my mums from the South and i've only ever flown into there to drive across to Donegal when Ryanair stopped flying into Derry. Wouldn't know where to stay though especially...
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Oct 21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I adore Rome, and my eldest would love to go, the...

I adore Rome, and my eldest would love to go, the whole testing process is putting my DH off though. Especially as it would only be for a few days... might have to settle for the new forest haha
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Oct 21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Places with no PCR test on arrival...

Are there are destinations in Europe where we can travel to without needing a PCR test on arrival?

We are 2 adults - both double vaxxed (i'm tripple vaxxed as had my booster this week) and 2...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Oct 21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,894
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I think I would pay the $15 if we were spending...

I think I would pay the $15 if we were spending the whole day in a park, to get the most out of it but only if the queues are ridiculous. Agree with the getting up at 7am to book rides, maybe on the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Oct 21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,894
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Will there be any sort of fast passes for free?!...

Will there be any sort of fast passes for free?! Anything? Even 1 per person per day?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Oct 21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,253
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We are booked for august, kids will be 16 & 14...

We are booked for august, kids will be 16 & 14. Both will be vaccinated. My 13 year old should have had his vaccine this week but he tested positive last week so can’t have it yet 😬 I’m not even...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Oct 21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile It’s next august, there are so many variables...

It’s next august, there are so many variables that could come in to play between now and then & the world could be in a completely different place to where it is now, so it’s not even worth worrying...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,121
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile We booked Heathrow to Miami Car hire for...

We booked

Heathrow to Miami
Car hire for 1 day - Tahoe or similar
Car hire for 16 days - Tahoe or similar
Tampa to Gatwick
2 adults and 2 teens 17/8 - 05/09 and paid £3028. Those same...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Oct 21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,706
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile There was definitely one in Brighton! Used to go...

There was definitely one in Brighton! Used to go right to the end of the pier, scared the life out of me!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,373
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile Car hire has gone up massively in the last 2...

Car hire has gone up massively in the last 2 weeks, we paid £3028…the exact same flights/car combinations is just over £6k!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Oct 21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,131
Posted By NewtoOrlando
We’ve never flown into Orlando airport, always...

We’ve never flown into Orlando airport, always done Miami or Tampa. Tampa is a lovely airport, plenty of facilities, a decent drive up to Orlando & even better if a good price. I would pick Miami and...
Forum: Accommodation 7 Oct 21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile We stayed in 2016. Booked a lovely private 1st...

We stayed in 2016. Booked a lovely private 1st floor condo, 3 beds and was bigger fhan my house here! The facilities are really good, good pools, fab pool bars, small shop, splash pad for the little...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Oct 21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,856
Posted By NewtoOrlando
There's not, don't know why I wrote Heathrow,...

There's not, don't know why I wrote Heathrow, covid tiredness setting in! Sorry! Its Tampa to Gatwick on the way home, I would prefer to fly out of Gatwick and back into Heathrow as Heathrow is on...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 6 Oct 21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile There are loads of empty units in Westfield White...

There are loads of empty units in Westfield White City, it’s sad to see. My local town centre, Uxbridge has lost loads of good shops in the last year.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Oct 21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I did the same yesterday, called at 9.30, 79 min...

I did the same yesterday, called at 9.30, 79 min wait & they called me back at 11, waited 5 mins on hold & was all sorted within 5 mins. Is a good system, wish more companies did this!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Oct 21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I've been dealing with them via Twitter this...

I've been dealing with them via Twitter this week, they’re usually pretty helpful.
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 5 Oct 21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By NewtoOrlando
I like the Oracle in Reading, Eden in High...

I like the Oracle in Reading, Eden in High Wycombe, and Westgate in Oxford. We are near Westfield White City which is ok, and has got better with more dinner/leisure faculties and more high st shops...
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,103
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile I had 3 wisdoms out at once but under a general...

I had 3 wisdoms out at once but under a general anaesthetic…the pain was awful, mine were all
Impacted and I wish I had all 4 taken at once as the last one is still trying to come through and it...
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,679
Posted By NewtoOrlando
Mobile He can’t have been that nice a guy if he’s dumped...

He can’t have been that nice a guy if he’s dumped you and seeing someone else! You are well rid my love, least you’re not wasting any more time on him!
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