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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Aug 20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 100,974
Posted By jakesmum
Jet2 - Holiday cancelled on Friday 21st August,...

Jet2 - Holiday cancelled on Friday 21st August, last payment refunded today (they refunded each payment individually). Was very pleasantly surprised, especially as I had an email saying it could...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Aug 20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By jakesmum
Ugh, Its horrible for all of you in the same boat...

Ugh, Its horrible for all of you in the same boat as me with your insurance providers, hoping they all pull their fingers out.
Thank you to the poster who said about giving them a deadline, i'm off...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Aug 20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By jakesmum
How long would you wait for travel insurance to consider your claim?

So like most of you our holiday to Florida was cancelled :(

I manged to claim back everything from the various companies except the villa cost which I put a claim in to my travel insurance for.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Aug 20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,903
Posted By jakesmum
We are due to fly 27th August to the Canaries,...

We are due to fly 27th August to the Canaries, according to jet2 we are still going, have been sent our tickets and everything over the last few days.
I just can't get excited though, I don't think...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jun 20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,918
Posted By jakesmum
My youngest needs to get back to school and i've...

My youngest needs to get back to school and i've been saying that since the easter hols :o: not so much cos she's being a pain in my backside, more that she needs the social interaction with her...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Jun 20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 281,873
Posted By jakesmum
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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Jun 20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 281,873
Posted By jakesmum
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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Jun 20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By jakesmum
My god I hope thats an app glitch! :omg: :omg:

My god I hope thats an app glitch! :omg: :omg:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jun 20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By jakesmum
THank you both! back to the drawing board for me!...

THank you both! back to the drawing board for me! I promise i'm not always this much of a numpty!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jun 20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By jakesmum
The Virgin site gives me 5 seat options, Economy...

The Virgin site gives me 5 seat options, Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Delight (which I assumed was premium Economy), Premium and Upper Class. Am I getting confused? I've only ever flown...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jun 20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By jakesmum
I did, they are roughly 60 cheaper but flying...

I did, they are roughly 60 cheaper but flying back premium economy as they don't have a premium class :( cheapest i've found so far is 1164 with Virgin for March, just got to keep looking lol
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jun 20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By jakesmum
Thank you so much Softy, we are looking for 9-10...

Thank you so much Softy, we are looking for 9-10 days, I shall wait it out and see what prices are like in a few weeks. Good news is we are totally flexible on dates and length of stay so if I can...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By jakesmum
This is for End of April 2021, I think I put in...

This is for End of April 2021, I think I put in 20th? after school holidays
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By jakesmum
Unfortunately as DH and I both have to have...

Unfortunately as DH and I both have to have special assistance to and from the aircraft we will always be last off the plane. I can't sleep in economy at all, can't sleep sitting up was hoping...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By jakesmum
Sorry, it was 1500 for the two of us

Sorry, it was 1500 for the two of us
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,021
Posted By jakesmum
FLight prices for next year

So with all of this years upheaval, DH's surprise 50th birthday trip to Florida was cancelled :(

Refusing to be pulled into an abyss of having no florida to look forward too, I am looking ahead...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Jun 20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By jakesmum
My daughter met her friend down the park earlier...

My daughter met her friend down the park earlier this week, they stood roughly 6 mtrs apart and kicked a football back and forth, kept them entertained for 2 hrs! She's full of smiles at finally...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,036
Posted By jakesmum
My dad is 72 so supposedly in the 'old age...

My dad is 72 so supposedly in the 'old age vulnerable' group, but he still works, plays squash each week, just came back before lockdown from a 6 week countrywide visit to Australia, he and my mum...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 May 20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,665
Posted By jakesmum
I think its impossible to say if we have a higher...

I think its impossible to say if we have a higher death toll than Italy as we currently don't know what figures they are announcing, do their figures only include hospital deaths as ours did at...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 May 20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,492
Posted By jakesmum
We have Lanzarote booked for the end of August...

We have Lanzarote booked for the end of August this year and I am still plodding away paying it off with the hope it will go ahead. DH and I should have been in Florida right now and we have already...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Apr 20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 100,974
Posted By jakesmum
Was due to go 28th April, flights cancelled ...

Was due to go 28th April, flights cancelled

Premier Inn (non refundable booking) - Full refund with no penalties
Trainline - Full refund no penalties
Alamo car hire (through DFCH) - Full Refund...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Apr 20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,782
Posted By jakesmum
My husband has been wiping the handle of the...

My husband has been wiping the handle of the trolley with hygenic wipes and wearing gloves for a couple of weeks. I also saw our local super market had a worker coming out and spraying all the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Mar 20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,928
Posted By jakesmum
I'm going to be teaching my 12 year old daughter...

I'm going to be teaching my 12 year old daughter to sew with a sewing machine and we will be doing baking and cooking. I figured if I have to play teacher for 2 weeks may as well go old school and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Mar 20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,007
Posted By jakesmum
This is my girl Harley (after Harley Quinn my...

This is my girl Harley (after Harley Quinn my favourite villain and Harley Davidson, DHs favourite bike :D )

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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Mar 20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,189
Posted By jakesmum
I'm currently sat waiting for further info to be...

I'm currently sat waiting for further info to be released, I have the added issue that its a surprise trip for DH's 50th birthday and he still has no idea. I am in two minds currently as to ruin the...
Forum: General Chat 19 Feb 20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By jakesmum
We are in double digits! My DH STILL has no clue...

We are in double digits! My DH STILL has no clue that we are going! I've been holding this secret since July last year and its killing me!

*secret double digit boogie*
Forum: General Chat 6 Feb 20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,877
Posted By jakesmum
It was actually the first time any of us had been...

It was actually the first time any of us had been to WDW, and the very first time DD had been to Disney at all. DD was 9 and DS was 16 when we first took them. For DD it was the look of absolute...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Jan 20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By jakesmum
My husband and I both have to use special...

My husband and I both have to use special assistance and when we visited last june had to join the main queue for immigration with everyone else. We were lucky that my son could push my husband and...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Jan 20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By jakesmum
Thank you so much everyone, I am not a regular...

Thank you so much everyone, I am not a regular curry eater and have never had one in a restaurant so wouldn't know if it was a traditional UK curry if I tried lol, but DH is the curry fan so I can...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 Jan 20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By jakesmum
ooo Thank you both, i'm very much a Tikka masala...

ooo Thank you both, i'm very much a Tikka masala girl, Dh is a bit more adventurous. I shall have a look at the menus and where they are in relation to the villa
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 Jan 20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By jakesmum
Nice Curry House

Has anyone found a good curry house in Orlando, DH is a huge curry fan and always going on about going out for a 'proper curry' so thought it would be nice to have one while we are out there in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jan 20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By jakesmum
I have taken our niece and nephew on separate...

I have taken our niece and nephew on separate occasions and my sister took my son away a few years ago (within EU I add, not florida). When my sister took my son, I typed up a letter stating she and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jan 20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,474
Posted By jakesmum
Another vote for the Halifax clarity card, DH and...

Another vote for the Halifax clarity card, DH and I both have one just in case anything happens to one of them (i.e, stolen, cloned etc) no monthly fee for ours.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 12 Jan 20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,972
Posted By jakesmum
We always pack one suitcase and then put it in a...

We always pack one suitcase and then put it in a larger suitcase when we go over, we once had to buy a suitcase whilst in NY, never made that mistake again, it was not cheap despite being from JC...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Jan 20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,095
Posted By jakesmum
My 40th was last may and my sons 18th as well, we...

My 40th was last may and my sons 18th as well, we went out in June and I wore my birthday badge to all the parks :D we were there to celebrate our big birthdays so that's what we did (I didn't have...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Jan 20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,649
Posted By jakesmum
Hadn't even entered my mind, we go in April and...

Hadn't even entered my mind, we go in April and i'm looking forward to it today just as much as I was last week.

When its your time, its your time, hence why I also have no fear of flying as I...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Dec 19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By jakesmum
PM sent my lovely, have an amazing time! not...

PM sent my lovely, have an amazing time! not jealous at all that you have 9 days to go! :D
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Dec 19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By jakesmum
Would anyone like a voucher for a free slice of cheesecake?

Have bought my DH a giftcard for the cheesecake factory which came with an egift code for a free slice of Cheesecake or layer cake which has to be used between 1st Jan and 31st March.

We don't...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Dec 19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By jakesmum
Andy just sent me the same thing :D much easier...

Andy just sent me the same thing :D much easier way to change everything, the new site is fantastic
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Dec 19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,413
Posted By jakesmum
Thank you all, while I was dithering over what to...

Thank you all, while I was dithering over what to do, the Alamo price dropped to 188 so I've messaged Andy to update my Alamo and now ive just realised the standard SUV is a mear 2.50 extra so i'm...
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