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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Apr 21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Maggi68
How busy is it in July? (2022)

We've been hoping to go back to Florida for the last few years but haven't got back yet.

My daughter is still in school and my husband works in education too but they have different holidays so...
Forum: Indexes 3 May 20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,629
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Just about to start reading. We're considering...

Just about to start reading. We're considering October for next year so I'm looking forward to reading this!
Were you there for the UK School holidays at all? My daughter gets 10 days off at October...
Forum: Positivity Forum 20 Apr 20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,678
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile I'm liking spending time with my family in the...

I'm liking spending time with my family in the garden, in the sunshine.
I'm lucky to be able to work from home but I've been able to take the laptop and work outside or enjoy my lunch in the sun...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Apr 20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,202
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Am I correct in thinking that the lockdown ban...

Am I correct in thinking that the lockdown ban has been lifted in China now, after 10 weeks?

Would / should we not be looking at a similar time frame and to follow a similar plan?

I'm not sure...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Apr 20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thanks. I wasn't sure if uberestimator would be...

Thanks. I wasn't sure if uberestimator would be accurate at the minute either. They all seem more reasonable than I thought actually.

All three resorts we've looked at have a selection of...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Apr 20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Maggi68
Estimated Uber Costs

Hi all,

We're currently considering our 2nd trip to Orlando for April 2021. Its looking likely our European holiday will be cancelled this summer so we're hoping to put the money towards florida...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Jan 20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thanks everyone, this gives me a bit of hope! ...

Thanks everyone, this gives me a bit of hope!

Ideally we'll fly direct from Manchester but that restricts us to Virgin or Thomson as nobody else flies direct at the moment.

We'd be open to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jan 20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Easter 2021 - ideas on flight prices?

We're really keen to go back to Orlando having only been once in 2016.

Last time we were incredibly lucky and got a Thomson all in one package that inc flights, 14 nights on I Drive at the...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 9 Jun 18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,150
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thank you everyone for your replies lots to thibk...

Thank you everyone for your replies lots to thibk about!
Sounds like Miami will take less time than we thought and certainly seems like the gulf coast has a lot to offer too.
I'll read through the...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 7 Jun 18, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,150
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thanks all, we're looking to take two weeks to...

Thanks all, we're looking to take two weeks to get around Inc miami, the keys and wherever else takes our fancy so maybe spend 3 days getting down to miami, 3 days in miami, 3 in the keys, then 5...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 7 Jun 18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,150
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Florida road trip - Orlando to Key West and back?

Hoping to go to Florida again in 2020 and there's potential that we could go for 3-4 weeks but it would be during the main school summer holidays.
We've only ever been once and stayed on I Drive so...
Forum: General Trip Planning 28 Jun 17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,757
Posted By Maggi68
It's a couple of years since we last went but I...

It's a couple of years since we last went but I really like it! Love the theming and the weather mainly!

I would recommend trying the tapas restaurant 'Vinosfera' by Furious Baco. You actually...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Jun 17, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile We didn't get to yard house last time but it did...

We didn't get to yard house last time but it did look good. We visited brickhouse just across the road and the food was fantastic! Really nice atmosphere too.
Outback and carabas just round the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Jun 17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,465
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thanks for more replies. When I checked in Feb...

Thanks for more replies. When I checked in Feb there were some cracking deals for may so will keep an eye out. If I find something before then, all the better, but if not this seems to be a good time...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Jun 17, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,465
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thanks cclevely will do that with skyscanner...

Thanks cclevely will do that with skyscanner. Hadn't thought of that but will be a good option.

Thanks
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Jun 17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,465
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thanks everyone. Had a look at BA and they...

Thanks everyone.
Had a look at BA and they don't appear to fly from Manchester and I don't want indirect. Norwegian don't go from Manchester either so I'm left with Thomson, virgin or Thomas Cook. ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Jun 17, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,465
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thanks both for your replies. I'll take a look...

Thanks both for your replies.
I'll take a look with BA, not sure if they're on sale yet or if I'll need to wait until 11 months out but I hadn't considered those.

Norwegian is another good shout...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Jun 17, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,465
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Flight costs - May half term?

We're hoping to be back in florida next May /June. Ideally looking to travel 26th may-9th June which will be half term. My daughter gets two weeks off in may so we want to take advantage of it.

If...
Forum: General Chat 2 Jun 17, 07:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,304
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile I've been married twice, and got married in corfu...

I've been married twice, and got married in corfu the second time. I have a very close family but none of my aunties or uncles came and it was fine with me. I chose a wedding abroad as it was much...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 May 17, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Depending on how old your child is try Googling...

Depending on how old your child is try Googling 'Manchester airport autism booklet'. It's a guide through the airport designed to help autistic children but is actually
Great for all children. It...
Forum: General Chat 21 May 17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,543
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile If we won 5m I think me and my husband would...

If we won 5m I think me and my husband would take 1m each to share to our respective families. We both have a child each from a previous relationship, living parents but I have a brother and he's...
Forum: General Chat 7 May 17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,163
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Maybelline 24hr superstay is my choice. Not too...

Maybelline 24hr superstay is my choice. Not too expensive and great range of colours. It's a matte finish, or you can apply the lip balm that comes with it on top if you want a glossier look, but I...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 7 May 17, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile We stayed a few years back. Really enjoyed the...

We stayed a few years back. Really enjoyed the location and got a fab lake view!
It's very business like in my opinion and isn't altogether very Disney! It's not as fun as the SL and I much...
Forum: General Trip Planning 27 Apr 17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile There's a couple of premier inns within walking...

There's a couple of premier inns within walking distance, one with the arena in its name and then another on blackfriars st.
There's also a travelodge just by the arena and the Park Inn, Crowne...
Forum: TV and Film 24 Apr 17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,393
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile We love it too but mainly as it's set in corfu!...

We love it too but mainly as it's set in corfu! Really easy to watch and entertaining too.

We love corfu, my husband has been visiting for over 30years and we even got married there. Back again...
Forum: General Trip Planning 24 Apr 17, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,167
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile We did the Clayton and arrived via the station...

We did the Clayton and arrived via the station. Really easy to get to hotel from the station as it has a mini bus that runs every 10min or so and then to the airport in the morning.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Apr 17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thanks all. It's not so much the threat of a...

Thanks all. It's not so much the threat of a terrorist attack that bothers me, I was likely just as at risk last year to be fair. I lived in turkey for 3 years when younger and where I was terrorist...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Apr 17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By Maggi68
I meant with trump dropping MOAB's in Afghanistan...

I meant with trump dropping MOAB's in Afghanistan and also threatening action in north Korea. Whilst I believe he (trump) is all mouth I do think Kim Jong Un is crazy enough to want to show trump who...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Apr 17, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile That's a good point actually. If we did book I...

That's a good point actually. If we did book I think the deposit is about 150 so would be 450 in total. That could be the decider between diy or package actually. If we booked flight only we'd have...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Apr 17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile To book or not too book!

We visited florida for the first time a year ago and loved it! We vowed to come back and agreed we'd go again in 2018 as it's my husbands 50th.

We were originally looking at travelling at the end...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 5 Apr 17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Further up towards the eye we enjoyed brickhouse...

Further up towards the eye we enjoyed brickhouse tavern and yardhouse, as well as most of the other places already mentioned.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 12 Mar 17, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Wow thanks everyone for the feedback all sounds...

Wow thanks everyone for the feedback all sounds very positive! I'll have to get my head round tips & drinks packages but think it could be a great choice, especially with our daughter who will be 11...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 12 Mar 17, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
Posted By Maggi68
Thanks for that I will take a look at that...

Thanks for that I will take a look at that website and see what's available.

We've never cruised before so have nothing to compare it too. We thought a 7 night would be best but perhaps even a 3/4...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 12 Mar 17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Which cruise lines depart florida?

It's a big birthday for my husband and my dad next year so we were considering another trip to florida.

Only been once last year and vowed to come back. Dad wasn't too keen last year on all the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Mar 17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,931
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile We tried denny's, Ihop and friendly's for...

We tried denny's, Ihop and friendly's for breakfast.

We didn't like friendly's, it was nice enough diner but the food was poor.

Ihop was great for the variety of pancakes and unlimited coffee...
Forum: Itineraries 25 Feb 17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By Maggi68
We did aquatica and typhoon lagoon last time and...

We did aquatica and typhoon lagoon last time and actually preferred aquatica. Typhoon Lagoon wave pool is fun, if not a little brutal as it's very powerful! We tried at in the knee deep water bit and...
Forum: General Trip Planning 21 Feb 17, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By Maggi68
Lots of places to try near there. On your...

Lots of places to try near there.

On your doorstep is Albert Schloss which is quite fun and has a decent menu of Bavarian style items with Bratwurst, Schnitzel etc and I think they do flatbread...
Forum: Accommodation 18 Feb 17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Thanks. I've tried looking at the map on my...

Thanks. I've tried looking at the map on my mobile but it won't load so will have to take a look on my laptop later. Should help though.
Forum: Accommodation 18 Feb 17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile Villa areas near formosa gardens/ maingate area?

Hi all.

We're looking for a 3/4 bed villa in the above areas but have no idea what resorts or communities are in this area? Can anyone suggest any?
We've selected this area as we want to be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Feb 17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,486
Posted By Maggi68
Mobile We arrived into Sanford at 4.30pm last year with...

We arrived into Sanford at 4.30pm last year with our then 8 year old. We'd had a long day travelling, she didn't sleep on the flight either and after going out for dinner we got to bed at 9.30ish...
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