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Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By Katnic1
I work in a bank and our mortgage advisor told us...

I work in a bank and our mortgage advisor told us yesterday that rates are Likely to be in the up. Even if the country goes into negative interest, the rates we offer will rise. Itís also getting...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 15 Oct 20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By Katnic1
Thanks for all the advice. We ended up having a...

Thanks for all the advice. We ended up having a nice meal at the Cut and craft which was recommended on here.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Oct 20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 40,832
Posted By Katnic1
Can you get results emailed? We are looking at...

Can you get results emailed? We are looking at the end of August and my daughter is due her GCSE results.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 40,832
Posted By Katnic1
Is there anyway of booking these fares on a...

Is there anyway of booking these fares on a package, so you just have to pay deposit? My insurance wonít cover anything booked to USA at the moment, so I donít want to risk losing the lot.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Oct 20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,489
Posted By Katnic1
Thatís what we were hoping to do. Fly out Monday...

Thatís what we were hoping to do. Fly out Monday to Friday. Let us know how you get on with the testing as I wonít be booking until the 22nd to fly out 26th. Have a great trip.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Oct 20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,489
Posted By Katnic1
I bet there will be a long wait at the airport...

I bet there will be a long wait at the airport for the free test though. We were hoping to go to Rome for half term, Iím not sure now you need a test.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 7 Oct 20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By Katnic1
York restaurant recommendations please.

We are looking at booking a night in York for our wedding anniversary and am looking for some restaurant recommendations. Doesnít have to be too fancy but decent food and surround and central as we...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 5 Oct 20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By Katnic1
Fishing at Center Parcs.

We have booked a 4 night stay at Elveden Center Parcs and my husband and son want to do a spot of fishing. There is a section in the book activities area Of the web site where you can book a fishing...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 5 Oct 20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Katnic1
The crowne plaza (city) hotel is great. Itís...

The crowne plaza (city) hotel is great. Itís right across from Blackfriars tube Station. Each room has two double beds as my kids are to big for camp beds these days. We stayed there in August and...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 4 Oct 20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By Katnic1
Thanks for everyoneís advice. We ended up booking...

Thanks for everyoneís advice. We ended up booking Elveden as it was £200 cheaper than sherwood and only an extra 30 mins drive for us. Iím assuming itís to do with half term dates being different?
...
Forum: General Trip Planning 3 Oct 20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By Katnic1
First choice also do self catering and half board...

First choice also do self catering and half board now too. Changed a while ago.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 2 Oct 20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By Katnic1
Center Parcs advice please.

Hi

We were supposed to be going to Florida on the 17th and the back up plan was Turkey! Looking at Center Parcs now.

Itís at least 15 years since we went to Center Parcs last, so have no idea...
Forum: General Trip Planning 1 Oct 20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 927
Posted By Katnic1
I agree, looking at centre parcs now!

I agree, looking at centre parcs now!
Forum: General Trip Planning 1 Oct 20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 927
Posted By Katnic1
Thatís Turkey out then! I would book Greece...

Thatís Turkey out then! I would book Greece Instead, but chances are that will be out by half term too.
Forum: General Trip Planning 30 Sep 20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By Katnic1
Iíve been looking at Turkey for half term too. We...

Iíve been looking at Turkey for half term too. We were supposed to fly to Florida on the 17th, so looking at this instead. Leaving it until last minute though as have already had 2 holidays cancelled...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Sep 20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By Katnic1
Sounds expensive for indirect flights to me.

Sounds expensive for indirect flights to me.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Sep 20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,325
Posted By Katnic1
End of October is a bit cold in this country...

End of October is a bit cold in this country though! Iíd do the UK in the summer holidays though.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Sep 20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By Katnic1
I work for a bank and we will be announcing some...

I work for a bank and we will be announcing some amendments to our policy Later this month. One being, that if a vaccine is available but you chose not to take it, you wonít be covered for Covid...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Sep 20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,325
Posted By Katnic1
Iím going to hold off booking anything for a...

Iím going to hold off booking anything for a couple more weeks, so fingers crossed as it sounds excellent. Which hotel did you stay at?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Sep 20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,325
Posted By Katnic1
Aska Lara is one of the hotels Iím looking at as...

Aska Lara is one of the hotels Iím looking at as they have 2 bedroomed rooms available. Please update us on what they think to it.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Aug 20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,325
Posted By Katnic1
Where did you stay? Iíve short listed a few...

Where did you stay?

Iíve short listed a few hotels if anyone has been to any of them?
Limak Limra,
Side star,
Limak Atlantis Deluxe,
Belek beach resort,
Aska Lara resort.
Forum: General Trip Planning 24 Aug 20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Katnic1
Turkey hotel recommendations please

We have cancelled our October Half term Florida trip and want to look at Turkey instead. Iím looking at all inclusive in the Alanya/side areas. I have teenagers, so one with water slides would be...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Aug 20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,325
Posted By Katnic1
Which hotel did you stay in? I have been looking...

Which hotel did you stay in? I have been looking at a few but itís so hard to choose! Ideally want an all inclusive one with choice of restaurants.

I think we will wait a few weeks before booking...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Aug 20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,325
Posted By Katnic1
Would you book Turkey for October?

We had to cancel our Florida trip for October Half term and Iím feeling quite ďdown in the dumpsĒ about it. I am one of those people that needs to have something to look forward to. We are still...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Aug 20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,571
Posted By Katnic1
Sunshine valley Was your flights with BA or...

Sunshine valley

Was your flights with BA or Virgin? We had exactly the same dates booked as you, flying into Miami with Virgin. We decided to cancel a couple of weeks ago when the balance was due...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Aug 20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 40,832
Posted By Katnic1
Thereís nothing stopping you from taking out an...

Thereís nothing stopping you from taking out an extra insurance policy that covers the one trip. As for cancelling the bank insurance, Iím assuming this is a monthly price you pay for an added value...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Aug 20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,143
Posted By Katnic1
As the OP, my 14 days is over today! Iíve not...

As the OP, my 14 days is over today! Iíve not been contacted by anyone to check up on me during the 2 weeks. I had food deliveries from Asda and Morrisonís and was lucky enough that my parents were...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Aug 20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,143
Posted By Katnic1
Just to clarify, Iím not planning on breaking the...

Just to clarify, Iím not planning on breaking the rules. I havenít left the house in 7 days and don't intend on doing so. I have my parents coming every day to walk my dog, it would just be my luck...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Aug 20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,143
Posted By Katnic1
Has anyone in quarantine from Spain been contacted?

I returned for Spain a week ago now and have not been contacted to check Iím abiding by the rules? Has anyone else? Just wandering what the odds are? Iíve had to take 2 weeks unpaid off work and we...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Aug 20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 46,797
Posted By Katnic1
We have cancelled our 17 October trip today, as...

We have cancelled our 17 October trip today, as the balance was due and was not willing to take the chance on waiting months for a refund if we paid in full. Gold medal allowed us to take a credit...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Aug 20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,319
Posted By Katnic1
I have just cancelled our 17th October trip...

I have just cancelled our 17th October trip. Today was the final date I could pay my balance and decided it wasnít worth waiting months for a refund if the holiday didnít happen.
Forum: Tickets 6 Aug 20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By Katnic1
Cancelled Disney tickets with OAT.

We had a trip to Orlando booked for this October, along with 14 day Disney tickets booked via Orlando attraction tickets. I got the Email in June saying that they would be cancelled unless we paid...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Aug 20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,032
Posted By Katnic1
Mobile Sorry was thinking you just meant shops. There...

Sorry was thinking you just meant shops. There was coffee places open too, but they called us up the gate really early, so we didnít have chance to get one.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Aug 20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,032
Posted By Katnic1
Mobile Having just returned from Spain myself, I canít...

Having just returned from Spain myself, I canít even leave the house to walk my dog without facing a £1000 fine, so it might be perfectly ok to spend quarantine in Greece, but your friend was...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Aug 20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,032
Posted By Katnic1
Mobile Boots and WH Smith only, but our flight was...

Boots and WH Smith only, but our flight was 630am, so that maybe why?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Aug 20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,032
Posted By Katnic1
We arrived back from Spain Into Stansted...

We arrived back from Spain Into Stansted yesterday. Very surprised to see no one checking if anyone had completed the uk quarantine arrivals form that you were supposed to do online 48 hours before...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Jul 20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 193,732
Posted By Katnic1
Mobile State27. We are due to fly out on 17 October. We...

State27. We are due to fly out on 17 October. We have to make the decision this week to either pay our balance or cancel and lose our deposit (around £2000 all in) I have been reading this thread and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Jul 20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,602
Posted By Katnic1
Mobile Thanks, but the original due date was 13 July and...

Thanks, but the original due date was 13 July and they extended it by 3 weeks all ready.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Jul 20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 23,789
Posted By Katnic1
Those of us that are here in Spain already and...

Those of us that are here in Spain already and arrived before Saturday, are still covered on our travel insurance, as there was no FCO ban in place at time of travel. Those who Choose to travel after...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Jul 20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,602
Posted By Katnic1
We are cancelling next week for our October trip...

We are cancelling next week for our October trip as the balance is due and we are not willing to pay it. We will lose just over £2000. Thatís made up £900 holiday deposit, £200 villa deposit, 3...
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