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Forum: General Trip Planning Today, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 296
Posted By Claudette
I havenít been for a while, I was supposed to go...

I havenít been for a while, I was supposed to go last month and would have been staying near Central Park. When I used to visit regularly (some work, some pleasure) I tended to be around 50th and...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Today, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Claudette
I voted for cancel and refund. I donít think...

I voted for cancel and refund. I donít think they will want to incentivise people to go ahead with bookings this year.
Forum: General Chat Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 209
Posted By Claudette
First question doesnít apply. I like...

First question doesnít apply.

I like chocolate limes but try not to eat sweets.
Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By Claudette
Agree with above. This isnít something you can...

Agree with above. This isnít something you can sort tomorrow, at this point it would be you pulling out of the deal and therefore you do not get to specify the terms. You need to wait a couple more...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Today, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By Claudette
I have been to LA a few times now and there is...

I have been to LA a few times now and there is definitely no need to use a tour company to go to Hollywood or visit Rodeo Drive, which is just a shopping street, albeit a very nice one. :) I would...
Forum: Guest Services Today, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By Claudette
I have never used todayís posts. But I miss the...

I have never used todayís posts. But I miss the button to User CP which I used to use to quickly see any posts to threads I had posted on, that is also now an extra click away. Donít like. :(
Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 02:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,146
Posted By Claudette
My April trip was DIY. I had flights booked with...

My April trip was DIY. I had flights booked with BA, two Disney hotels booked with Disney, five other hotels booked directly with the hotel including an airport hotel, three hotels in New York and...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Claudette
I have cancelled open table bookings loads of...

I have cancelled open table bookings loads of times. If it wonít let you this time I would just forget about it and be a no show. It is rare that they take a deposit and I assume they havenít for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Claudette
We have done a 12 night stay at Portofino, no...

We have done a 12 night stay at Portofino, no Disney. We have also done an 8 night stay at Royal Pacific Resort prior to 5 nights at Disney. We are thinking that we will do a 7-10 night stay in the...
Forum: General Chat Today, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By Claudette
We have been to New York loads of times, not for...

We have been to New York loads of times, not for a while now and we would like to get back, we will never tire of going to New York. I think we will always enjoy going to Las Vegas and Los Angeles...
Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,621
Posted By Claudette
Oh my goodness. I have just watched the episode...

Oh my goodness. I have just watched the episode when it was advertised as the most heart breaking episode ever and somebody was eliminated. Per the adverts. I was pretty synical and thought they...
Forum: Intro's and Welcomes Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Hi
Views: 73
Posted By Claudette
Welcome to the dibb. :thumbs-up

Welcome to the dibb. :thumbs-up
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Claudette
An After Hours event maybe.

An After Hours event maybe.
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Claudette
No I have never seen a Universal hotel cost that...

No I have never seen a Universal hotel cost that much. It does vary over the course of a year, I had a booking for December and that was $335 per night which I thought was reasonable. I have spent...
Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,621
Posted By Claudette
They aren't living together in this series.

They aren't living together in this series.
Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,621
Posted By Claudette
It looks like it started in August last year, so...

It looks like it started in August last year, so maybe about the same.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,278
Posted By Claudette
Now I would be delighted to skip the preshows. ...

Now I would be delighted to skip the preshows. They are things I only need to do once, if that. :grin:

The uncertainty of gaining entrance, inability to park hop and no fast passes would be the...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By Claudette
I always book directly with Loews. ...

I always book directly with Loews.

https://www.loewshotels.com/universal-orlando

They take one nights deposit at time of booking but it is refundable. The rest is paid when you check out.
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Claudette
We booked a suite last year and it was not club...

We booked a suite last year and it was not club level. Looking at their room types, it does not appear that there are any club level suites.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Claudette
I donít think there is such a think as linking...

I donít think there is such a think as linking the hotel bookings per se. But you can add your dad to family and friends so that you can manage things like fastpasses. If he tells you the logon...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Claudette
If he is going to be in his own Disney room then...

If he is going to be in his own Disney room then book it for the days he needs. Book your room separately. If you were all going to be sharing a room / villa book it for the two weeks. Book cruise.
Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Claudette
No if I didn't want to go I would not pay the...

No if I didn't want to go I would not pay the balance. In the grand scheme of things, it is a relatively small loss. I cannot imagine that you would have more to pay, how would they make you? This...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Claudette
The hotel should not be much more than £1000 of...

The hotel should not be much more than £1000 of that, so that is £929 per person for flights. Not ridiculous for direct from Manchester in school holidays, but not brilliant either.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By Claudette
I wasnít around for much of the Apollo program,...

I wasnít around for much of the Apollo program, Apollo 13 returned to Earth two days before I was born. I think SpaceX is as interesting as Apollo would have been, just different times.

I love...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Claudette
It is not a chargeback situation, they have not...

It is not a chargeback situation, they have not broken the contract.

Agree with PP that insurance is a better option, although even that is tenuous. The voucher may be the best option.

I donít...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,857
Posted By Claudette
It is something that may blow over. But if...

It is something that may blow over.

But if it doesnít, then remember he has no right to tell you that ďhe wants you goneĒ. It is your house and you have as much right to be there as he does. If...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Claudette
These are unprecedented times, I would assume...

These are unprecedented times, I would assume they have had many many hours of crisis talks and have come up with the plan that they thought would best able then to reopen in some form.

I donít...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,489
Posted By Claudette
They are providing the refunds. Quite a few of...

They are providing the refunds. Quite a few of us seen to have had them in the last few days, presumably they canít process all of them at once, I think the ďsoonĒ you were told is probably accurate.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Claudette
There is another option. Eat elsewhere, bring...

There is another option. Eat elsewhere, bring sandwiches, the majority of park goers are not staying onsite. Simple economics will apply to Disney dining as it does with anything. Prices go up,...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating Yesterday, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 31,609
Posted By Claudette
We ended up with takeaway pizza last night so...

We ended up with takeaway pizza last night so will try again for southern fried chicken tonight.
Forum: General Chat 30 May 20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Claudette
Assuming it is metal, I canít see why not. :)

Assuming it is metal, I canít see why not. :)
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 30 May 20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 31,609
Posted By Claudette
Homemade southern fried chicken with red cabbage...

Homemade southern fried chicken with red cabbage.

Followed by apple tart and custard.
Forum: General Chat 30 May 20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Claudette
That is a good idea. I have that mould, but I...

That is a good idea. I have that mould, but I have only used it for fried eggs in the past. I am going to do pancakes next time.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 30 May 20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Claudette
If I had a trip planned for July, I would have...

If I had a trip planned for July, I would have been very pleased to have got that phone call. A pleasant change from other peopleís terrible experience with travel agents.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Claudette
I guess it could have improved, but then again,...

I guess it could have improved, but then again, there could have been a second or third wave by then, who knows.

I had been toying with April or December next year. I think I am dropping the April...
Forum: General Chat 30 May 20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,104
Posted By Claudette
Not this year. Although quite a few things donít...

Not this year. Although quite a few things donít bother me, free dining wouldnít be a deal breaker, have never made it to EMH, not too bothered about parades or fireworks, we donít do character...
Forum: General Chat 30 May 20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 936
Posted By Claudette
Yes I have a monthly delivery from tails.com. I...

Yes I have a monthly delivery from tails.com. I have been getting it fr about two years. I got it made up for one of the dogs but they both have it as they are the same breed and almost the same...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 30 May 20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,236
Posted By Claudette
I had no idea until this thread that Barnard...

I had no idea until this thread that Barnard Castle was a town. I assumed it was a castle, a tourist attraction.
Forum: TV and Film 29 May 20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Claudette
I have just seen it on another thread. Love it. ...

I have just seen it on another thread. Love it. I would have dressed the bears up. :grin:
Forum: Current Issues Forum 29 May 20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,065
Posted By Claudette
Nobody is happy about redundancies. But most...

Nobody is happy about redundancies. But most people will understand that they are made for business reasons and that the specifics of where the redundancies will be is also based on business...
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