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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Feb 20, 11:58 PM
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Mobile https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/73107/23207e0...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/73107/23207e03018e6a.jpg

And looking at jobs in the clubhouse spa, training starts in June!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Feb 20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.manchestereveni...

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/manchester-airport-new-terminal-2-17356466.amp

Looks like earliest opening will be summer!?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Feb 20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By wensleydale6
Weíre not flying til July, so just being...

Weíre not flying til July, so just being impatient 😂
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Feb 20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Virgin Manchester

Does anybody know when the new Virgin Clubhouse is due to open at Manchester?

News articles just say Spring 2020...
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Nov 19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,194
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile You can easily fill 5 days in New York, you can...

You can easily fill 5 days in New York, you can blitz the must seeís in 3 days but itís hard work and you wonít enjoy it as much, walk as much as you can, take in the different neighborhoods by foot,...
Forum: Accommodation 29 Sep 19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Donít expect to ask airport staff for directions,...

Donít expect to ask airport staff for directions, we did, theyíd never heard of it 😂 Nice hotel though
Forum: Beyond the Parks 7 Sep 19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By wensleydale6
Family trip or adults only? We did 4 nights in...

Family trip or adults only? We did 4 nights in the Key West and 4 nights in Miami last month.

Key West was great, but there was just the two of us, so we were happy doing a bit of bar hopping and...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 26 Aug 19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile We stayed along the coast in Huntington Beach,...

We stayed along the coast in Huntington Beach, beautiful place and a great base to cycle, walk, to Newport Beach, Laguna Beach etc.
Forum: General Trip Reports 23 Aug 19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By wensleydale6
Hi Peter, It was the GT, the 5.0 litre,...

Hi Peter,

It was the GT, the 5.0 litre, don't get me wrong it sounded great, but just didn't feel very special to drive. Think it's because I have an Audi SQ5 V6 diesel which has 370bhp and...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 23 Aug 19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile We were there a few weeks ago, can definitely...

We were there a few weeks ago, can definitely recommend Big Pink, for anytime of the day. We did a boat ride from Biscayne Market place, the Thriller it was good fun and decent value for money. We...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Aug 19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,870
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Weíve just got back from Miami and Key West, and...

Weíve just got back from Miami and Key West, and I was surprised by the amount of restaurants that now include the tip @18%, and the others pre-printed 18/20/22%.

But I feel tipping is getting out...
Forum: General Trip Reports 15 Aug 19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By wensleydale6
Oh and best food on the trip, the smoothie from...

Oh and best food on the trip, the smoothie from Robert is Here near Homestead!

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/73107/2231ac45f64707.jpg
Forum: General Trip Reports 15 Aug 19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By wensleydale6
Key West and Miami quickie!

Just back from a great trip, back in the damp and colder UK :-(

Summary of our trip!

Stayed at the new Hilton Garden Inn at T2 Heathrow, really nice hotel on the terminal, poor signage and some...
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Thatís the complicated part, one was a companion...

Thatís the complicated part, one was a companion flight and other a reward flight, so separate bookings, but linked when I did it.

But the bid system doesnít link them!

So I go upper which...
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By wensleydale6
I was thinking, half the flight in each?! But...

I was thinking, half the flight in each?! But would they let us both in the Clubhouse at LHR?
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By wensleydale6
Err how to tell the missus

Flying to Miami on Sunday from Heathrow with Reward Flights, bookings linked, and I did the "Bid to Upgrade".

She got upgraded to Premium, but... I got upgraded to...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 31 Jul 19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Iím using Sixt for the first time next week in...

Iím using Sixt for the first time next week in Miami, so fingers crossed they are 😬
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Jul 19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By wensleydale6
We flew Virgin/Delta indirect to Mexico in April,...

We flew Virgin/Delta indirect to Mexico in April, had to check in with Virgin and Delta separately.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 29 Jul 19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,115
Posted By wensleydale6
Hopefully it's open sooner, we stay there on...

Hopefully it's open sooner, we stay there on Saturday night :d:

We paid £79
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,195
Posted By wensleydale6
Will your hubbys card offer 0% on a transfer to...

Will your hubbys card offer 0% on a transfer to bank, that could be another option?
Forum: Beyond the Parks 28 Jul 19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,752
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile We fly into Miami next Sunday, down to the keys...

We fly into Miami next Sunday, down to the keys for 5 days and back up to Miami for 5, canít wait!
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 24 Jul 19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,470
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile We stayed in Huntington Beach, beach walks, bars...

We stayed in Huntington Beach, beach walks, bars and restaurants and bike rides to Newport Beach, easy drive into LA.
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Jul 19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Can I ask, who have you booked with?!

Can I ask, who have you booked with?!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Jul 19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Iíve managed to book 2 flights to Miami in a...

Iíve managed to book 2 flights to Miami in a month, one with miles and one with a companion flight, so just had to pay the taxes ;-)
Forum: Shopping in Florida 3 Jul 19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Altamonte if your willing to drive a bit further,...

Altamonte if your willing to drive a bit further, can be much cheaper at times.
Forum: General Trip Planning 3 Jul 19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Iíve seen offers between 500-800 depending on...

Iíve seen offers between 500-800 depending on when and where you go from, thatís not the cheapest hotel either so seems reasonable
Forum: Accommodation 2 Jul 19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Hilton Garden Inn Heathrow T2

Weíre off to Miami and the keys in a month and weíve booked a preflight stay at this new hotel in T2, it opens on Wednesday!

Anybody else booked here?! So I can keep an eye on your trip report 😉✈️
Forum: General Chat 24 Jun 19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile We booked 2 reward flights into Miami and are...

We booked 2 reward flights into Miami and are doing the Keys instead :-)
Forum: DIBB Reporter Photo Trip Reports 24 Jun 19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,437
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Looks amazing, weíre weíre so looking forward to...

Looks amazing, weíre weíre so looking forward to staying there last year when Red Tide hit 🙁
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jun 19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,936
Posted By wensleydale6
I called the flying club last month and bagged 2...

I called the flying club last month and bagged 2 flights, one companion reward flight and 1 with air miles, so we just paid £240 each in taxes for flights to Miami on the 4th August, so the flights...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 16 Jun 19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Just thinking to make Miami 3 nights and have an...

Just thinking to make Miami 3 nights and have an extra night in the Keys?!?!
Forum: Beyond the Parks 15 Jun 19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By wensleydale6
So, cheap week away, turned into flights to Miami

Whilst looking for a week away, just the 2 of us, no kids...

I called Virgin Flying Club and they talked me into using a companion flight and some air miles, and they gave me 2 flights to Miami...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 4 Sep 18, 11:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,458
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Weíve just returned and were charged taxes and...

Weíve just returned and were charged taxes and surcharges which we werenít informed about.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/73107/50890de4230fce.jpg

Waiting for BA to get back to me.
Forum: General Trip Planning 4 Sep 18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile I thought it was quite reasonable and a good way...

I thought it was quite reasonable and a good way to use them for a 9 hour flight. Iíll still have enough for me and the missus to get away later in the year 😉
Forum: General Trip Planning 3 Sep 18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By wensleydale6
Airmiles use

We have circa 130,000 air miles, and have a trip to Mexico coming up in April, it will cost us 88k miles or £1600 to upgrade the 4 of us to PE. We going MAN to Cancun via Atlanta. After the trip...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Sep 18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,830
Posted By wensleydale6
It could quite easily be a con too, so do not...

It could quite easily be a con too, so do not make payments that arenít through HomeAway and Iíd maybe contact them to tell them about this request.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Sep 18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile I canít understand it either, Iíll see when or if...

I canít understand it either, Iíll see when or if they charge me and then take it up, it may just cancel itself out (hopefully)
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Sep 18, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile I think like any journey in Florida, it depends...

I think like any journey in Florida, it depends on traffic, Friday morning at 7.30am it took us 1hr 5 mins from AOA at Disney to dropping our car off, no traffic at all and Iíd thought it would be...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Sep 18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile We can vouch for Tampa too, just generally more...

We can vouch for Tampa too, just generally more relaxing, compare that to the nightmare that is Heathrow on our return!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Sep 18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By wensleydale6
Mobile Iíve just checked mine and there looks like...

Iíve just checked mine and there looks like thereís been a surplus charged to my card of $75. Iíd used BA avios, I returned it full of fuel and the only thing I expected to pay was the toll charges...
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