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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 May 21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,226
Posted By plastic orange
We've done it twice, last time in 2007. First...

We've done it twice, last time in 2007. First time we flew to LA, then Vegas then Orlando, and second time did San Francisco, Vegas then Orlando. Both times we got a package with United. No idea...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Apr 21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 38,939
Posted By plastic orange
We had a call from the Villa owner we are renting...

We had a call from the Villa owner we are renting from in September for 3 weeks to ask us if we are still planning to go. I know him personally (ex work colleague) and i told him, that if we are...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Apr 21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,577
Posted By plastic orange
We booked when flights were released, so had the...

We booked when flights were released, so had the choice of the plane for seats. We booked premium for 6 of us at 7200. This is a 3 week flight, so prices get loaded for this reason. A lot more than...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Apr 21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,577
Posted By plastic orange
I think you'd have to book as who knows what the...

I think you'd have to book as who knows what the uptake will be. We booked this flight in Nov 2019.

Pete
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Apr 21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,577
Posted By plastic orange
We're the same, booked November 2019 for 29th...

We're the same, booked November 2019 for 29th September for 3 weeks from Glasgow for 6 of us. We'll just have to wait and see.

Pete
Forum: Accommodation 3 Apr 21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,743
Posted By plastic orange
We lost our deposit last year, and it will be the...

We lost our deposit last year, and it will be the same again this year if we can't go. However, last year we knew early on it would be a no go, so saved by not buying travel insurance, not sure yet...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Mar 21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By plastic orange
Flight only has to be paid in full up front...

Flight only has to be paid in full up front (unless this has changed recently), and this is something we have done a few times now. However, the current uncertanty with the virus means that there is...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Mar 21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By plastic orange
Our flight only for last year was cancelled and...

Our flight only for last year was cancelled and refund processed very quickly. We're flight only for this year in late September for 3 weeks (booked November 2019) so hopefully it goes, or if not,...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 3 Mar 21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By plastic orange
We agree with comments above, great service from...

We agree with comments above, great service from Andy.

Pete
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Mar 21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By plastic orange
I think it's more the insurance for a non...

I think it's more the insurance for a non resident that's a problem. I do know folk that have taken their own car for a trip across America and they had to arrange insurance here in the UK.
Be aware...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Mar 21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,120
Posted By plastic orange
Thanks Andy, I'll contact you, Cheers, Pete

Thanks Andy, I'll contact you,

Cheers, Pete
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Feb 21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,120
Posted By plastic orange
Just looked at prices for 3 weeks from 29th...

Just looked at prices for 3 weeks from 29th September and a 7 seater people carrier is listed at 2.5k compared to 800 ish late last year. Hopefully it will come down.

Pete
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Feb 21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,396
Posted By plastic orange
We are getting more hopeful as we're booked from...

We are getting more hopeful as we're booked from 29th September for 3 weeks - booked in November 2019 though.

Pete
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Feb 21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,686
Posted By plastic orange
We're booked up for 3 weeks from September 29th,...

We're booked up for 3 weeks from September 29th, but booked and paid for flights back in November 2019, plus Villa deposit. I'm not convinced it will happen but hope to get flights refunded like last...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jan 21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By plastic orange
We also booked flight only back in November 2019...

We also booked flight only back in November 2019 to go 29th September 2021 for 3 weeks for 6 of us (from Glasgow). I checked recently and flight times have changed by several hours, but it is still...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Jan 21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,783
Posted By plastic orange
We booked for 29th September 2021 (flights...

We booked for 29th September 2021 (flights only)for 3 weeks back in November 2019. We had last years holiday cancelled and refunded by TUI. We lost our villa deposit, but at least got flight cost...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jan 21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 327,475
Posted By plastic orange
We are in exactly the same situation, it's just...

We are in exactly the same situation, it's just wait and see. We had our 2020 flights refunded easily enough last year by TUI, but it's a waiting game. It's not easy to re arrange holidays as we are...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Nov 20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By plastic orange
For the third time we've booked rows 5,6 and 7...

For the third time we've booked rows 5,6 and 7 for 6 of us - nice and quick off the plane. Row 7 has no windows, but not a problem especially on return trip.

Pete
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Nov 20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,530
Posted By plastic orange
We booked last November for 3 weeks late...

We booked last November for 3 weeks late September/October 2021 with TUI flights only from Glasgow. Our trip this year was cancelled, so fingers crossed for next year. A lot will depend on vaccines...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Oct 20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,585
Posted By plastic orange
We booked last November for 3 weeks in...

We booked last November for 3 weeks in September/October next year, but not totally convinced it will happen.

Pete
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Jul 20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By plastic orange
We got our refund roughly 2 weeks after we were...

We got our refund roughly 2 weeks after we were due to fly (18th June departure). I can't complain about the service we've had from TUI as they kept us informed at every step of the process. However,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Jun 20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 118,619
Posted By plastic orange
We received full refund from TUI for flights back...

We received full refund from TUI for flights back in our account today. Flights cancelled 3 weeks before our travel date (18th June), notified of entilement to refund and received code on 4th June,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Jun 20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By plastic orange
I've just received notice 10 minutes ago from...

I've just received notice 10 minutes ago from TUI, that money is being processed to be refunded to my card - shouldn't take long now.

Pete
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Jun 20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By plastic orange
We received an email 3 weeks before travel to...

We received an email 3 weeks before travel to inform us of cancellation, and then the code was emailed before we were due to travel (18th June) and I then requested a refund. We then got what looked...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Jun 20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,723
Posted By plastic orange
We had already booked for 29th September 2021 for...

We had already booked for 29th September 2021 for 3 weeks flight only prior to this year, so will be going unless another crisis prevents it.

Pete
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jun 20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 118,619
Posted By plastic orange
I've just received an Email from TUI with...

I've just received an Email from TUI with notification of our refund to our card. We were due to fly out this Thursday and from notification of cancellation to refund has been around 2 weeks - can't...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jun 20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By plastic orange
We were notified by Email roughly 3 weeks before...

We were notified by Email roughly 3 weeks before our flights on 18th June, just waiting for refund now.

Pete
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jun 20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,511
Posted By plastic orange
We had already booked for next year prior to this...

We had already booked for next year prior to this pandemic, and can't take 2 holidays next year, so a refund is only option.

Pete
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Jun 20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By plastic orange
Yes, that's what happened, although I didn't...

Yes, that's what happened, although I didn't expect the code until after my due to fly date. We'll see if the promise is kept.

Pete
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Jun 20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By plastic orange
Tui Refund Credit Code

I just received the credit code for my cancelled flights leaving Glasgow on 18th June. As I'd already booked 2021 flights a while back with TUI and paid for them, I can only use a refund, so I just...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,048
Posted By plastic orange
We booked in November (17th) last year, not sure...

We booked in November (17th) last year, not sure if it was bang on release, but we had the choice of seats on the plane, although we had to phone up due to the system not allowing us to book them.
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,048
Posted By plastic orange
We booked 3 weeks from 29th September 2021 Flight...

We booked 3 weeks from 29th September 2021 Flight only PE from Glasgow when they were released.

Pete
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 May 20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,131
Posted By plastic orange
We had already booked for 3 weeks Sept 29th 2021...

We had already booked for 3 weeks Sept 29th 2021 in November last year - flight only with TUI. Our holiday this year (flight only 18th June, 2 weeks) was cancelled yesterday, and disney tickets have...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 May 20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By plastic orange
Yes, I got the email today as well for our...

Yes, I got the email today as well for our Glasgow flight on 18th June. You must wait for the credit number (within 28 days of flight departure) to request a refund.


Pete
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 May 20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By plastic orange
We are in the same boat, 18th June from Glasgow...

We are in the same boat, 18th June from Glasgow. I think TUI are just hanging on to cash until the last possible moment. They've only had ours for 18 months for this years flights, and I paid for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 May 20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,139
Posted By plastic orange
We're meant to be going with TUI, Glasgow to...

We're meant to be going with TUI, Glasgow to Orlando on the 18th June, and no sign of this being cancelled as yet.

Pete
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 May 20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By plastic orange
We didn't renew our annual insurance as won't be...

We didn't renew our annual insurance as won't be travelling until September next year and with all their new conditions you have to wonder what we'd be paying for.

Pete
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Apr 20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By plastic orange
By choice, we'd not do March again due to how...

By choice, we'd not do March again due to how busy it was. Spring Break covers quite a long time period, and is like what our trade holidays used to be - busy.

Pete
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Apr 20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,249
Posted By plastic orange
We're due to go on 18th June, but have cancelled...

We're due to go on 18th June, but have cancelled car hire and Villa (forfeited deposit) as I'm sure it won't happen. I've got until the end of May to re book if required (TUI), but realistically, our...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Apr 20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,447
Posted By plastic orange
Flight only for me too, so will watch this space...

Flight only for me too, so will watch this space. I paid in full for 6 flights back in November 2018, so if it takes a year to be refunded, they will have had my cash for 2 1/2 years. Annoyingly,...
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