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Forum: UK Theme Parks 19 Oct 20, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By sprocket
Your almost right. Its to keep money investments...

Your almost right. Its to keep money investments. The whole thing is a hoax by forign corporations to generate money. Its happened elsewhere around the world. Eventually they will release a statement...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Oct 20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,150
Posted By sprocket
I dont mind wearing a mask on a plane, but in the...

I dont mind wearing a mask on a plane, but in the parks would be enough for us to cancel.
Its bad enough wearing them for an hour in the shops, and thats in a cooled climate.
Masks always seem to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Sep 20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By sprocket
You made a fatal error in judgement. It was very...

You made a fatal error in judgement. It was very obvious in August that Aerlingus would still not be flying to Orlando in October from Dublin directly. Why did you leave it until after your final...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Sep 20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By sprocket
Car hire while at Disney

Next year we plan to stay at Disney for 14 nights. 5 of those nights are complementary from Disney and include free parking. Is it easy enough to hire a car while in Disney?

Having never driven in...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Sep 20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,844
Posted By sprocket
Having stayed in POFQ for 4 nights followed by 8...

Having stayed in POFQ for 4 nights followed by 8 nights in the BC, I would be jumping to stay at POFQ.
Worst Disney stay ever. Worst rooms, Worst beds. Worst staff. The only good thing was getting 5...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Sep 20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,844
Posted By sprocket
We were booked in October for AKL. We were...

We were booked in October for AKL. We were contacted by phone a few weeks ago to ask what hotel would we like to be moved to. Any deluxe. Unfortunately I said I was about to call them to move my...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Sep 20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By sprocket
I was recently speaking to them about moving our...

I was recently speaking to them about moving our holiday to next year and their words were that nothing is being released until the new year at the earliest for October on wards. They said as the US...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Sep 20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By sprocket
Once holidays restart, travel insurance will be...

Once holidays restart, travel insurance will be like after the ash cloud shutdown. Some companies will exclude it, others will have bolt ons. One thing is for sure, the T&Cs on them all will change...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Aug 20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By sprocket
Disney Free Dining 2020 and 35% discount

What were the date restrictions when people were offered the 35% discount after their free dining was cancelled. Was is only for new booking in 2020 or could it be used for 2021?
Forum: General Chat 13 Jul 20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By sprocket
Music Boxes

We bought an official Disney 'Beauty and the Beast' music box many many years ago in Disney World (the matchbox size ones with crank handle).

Never seen anything like this again. Does anyone know...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jul 20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 46,802
Posted By sprocket
The problem is how death rate is reported. Doesnt...

The problem is how death rate is reported. Doesnt the US report differently, like Germany have all along. The true death figures are being hidden by many countries.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jul 20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By sprocket
lots of negative press about these guys...

lots of negative press about these guys unfortunately. Especially getting refunds or cancelling. Hopefully he has travel insurance.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jul 20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 46,802
Posted By sprocket
yeap, and at this rate its going to get worst in...

yeap, and at this rate its going to get worst in Florida over the next 3 months. Even if it does start to get better and they peak soon, it will be more than 3 months to get over it, and I have...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Jun 20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,903
Posted By sprocket
Especially with no water parks or pools.

Especially with no water parks or pools.
Forum: Accommodation 26 Jun 20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By sprocket
Wasnt the 35% only for US bookings?

Wasnt the 35% only for US bookings?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Jun 20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,577
Posted By sprocket
Masks, No FPs, No park hopping, no EMH, no pools,...

Masks, No FPs, No park hopping, no EMH, no pools, no water parks are all reasons our October holiday is now uncertain. But more rules, more restrictions, more tension, less relaxation while in the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Jun 20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,069
Posted By sprocket
Project fear. Never believe anything until its...

Project fear. Never believe anything until its officially announced.
The number of maybe this maybe that, possibly, could happen, may happen etc stories I have read. One scientist says this, but...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Jun 20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,530
Posted By sprocket
This is an extremely common mistake. Disney UK is...

This is an extremely common mistake. Disney UK is effectively a travel agent and only gets a very small percentage of rooms allocated.
Just because Disney UK is showing no availability doesnt mean...
Forum: Tickets 18 Jun 20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 26,429
Posted By sprocket
I have spoken to Disney this morning about our...

I have spoken to Disney this morning about our 2020 reservation. I asked about 2021 and the cast member said that the booking system just brought in for this years park reopening was being designed...
Forum: General Chat 15 Jun 20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,676
Posted By sprocket
Mobile Why is this still being reported by anyone. Go...

Why is this still being reported by anyone.
Go research Paramount Murcia.

Idea, land bought, investors. Mean while people behind it pay themselves huge sums of money. Then eventually the money...
Forum: General Chat 15 Jun 20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,955
Posted By sprocket
Mobile On the list already

On the list already
Forum: General Chat 15 Jun 20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,955
Posted By sprocket
Mobile Luxury Chocolates

I am after suggestions for luxury chocolates for a special gift.
I don't mean something you can just buy from Tesco.

We love Hotel Chocolat so after something different.

While travelling I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jun 20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By sprocket
Update 2020 Booking

Currently we have a booking in October. This was made with only one person added to the room to save on deposit until closer to the time.

With the current restriction on 2020 bookings, do you...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 10 Jun 20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By sprocket
Check the renewal month and points available for...

Check the renewal month and points available for 2020 and 2021. Also check the lease expiry for the resort. Some resorts have only 20ish years left.
Forum: General Chat 6 Jun 20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By sprocket
Breakdown cover

Im currently looking for breakdown cover. Had for a year now with AA but renewal is a lot.

Living in Northern Ireland, AA is very popular as it covers the Republic for no extra cost.

Found a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Jun 20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,897
Posted By sprocket
The vending machine outside the parks is going to...

The vending machine outside the parks is going to have a long queue with people wanting a nice cold bottle to hold against their forheads.
Forum: General Chat 5 Jun 20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,193
Posted By sprocket
We finally got our mattress issue sorted. The...

We finally got our mattress issue sorted. The replacement Ikea mattress was hard so we have purchased a Panda topper.
30 day free trial and 8 nights into it. Wow we have slept so well. Latex memory...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 5 Jun 20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By sprocket
are you sure they will cancel your booking and...

are you sure they will cancel your booking and arent just amending it.
Forum: General Chat 5 Jun 20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By sprocket
Sorry, I dont understand so many peoples urges to...

Sorry, I dont understand so many peoples urges to queue for things. Corona has really made people want to queue for things, maybe people have enjoyed queuing in the sun. Even people queuing for 2...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 5 Jun 20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,897
Posted By sprocket
This has actually reassured me now that they take...

This has actually reassured me now that they take a promper secondary reading if required.





Interestingly hot flashes can cause temperature to go down, even though the person my feel...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 5 Jun 20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,897
Posted By sprocket
Park Temperature Checks

We have no issue going in October but are worried about the possibility of parks still checking all guests temperatures prior to entry.

There is more than one reason to have a raised temperature...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jun 20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,440
Posted By sprocket
The chances are I have either had it or been...

The chances are I have either had it or been exposed to it. However if I wore a mask in Orlando during the summer I would be guaranteed to end up dying a slow suffocating death.
For me, its a no.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Jun 20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,516
Posted By sprocket
We recently moved our booking from August with...

We recently moved our booking from August with free dining to October with 10% off. We received an email yesterday adding another $100 gift card to our invoice.

Wasnt expecting it, but I see that...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 2 Jun 20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,161
Posted By sprocket
AK has some great resale prices and still has 37...

AK has some great resale prices and still has 37 years left on them.
BC only has 22 years left, so prices will start plummeting in the next few years, so not a great investment at the moment.
GF is...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 1 Jun 20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,516
Posted By sprocket
Its a very simple reason. The dining plan offers...

Its a very simple reason. The dining plan offers you a free meal containing certain elements. Have you ever seen the amount of people in a queue who dont understand what they are entitled to.
If...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 29 May 20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,516
Posted By sprocket
I really feel sorry for those who have non...

I really feel sorry for those who have non refundable flights booked.
The dilemma is huge. Either cancel and not go, loosing cost of flights and other non refundable bookings or potentially find...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 29 May 20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,516
Posted By sprocket
It makes perfect sense, you just need to think a...

It makes perfect sense, you just need to think a little differently about why they are cancelling dining plans.

Yes people need to eat, but they cant guarantee availability, menus or how queues...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 29 May 20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 23,516
Posted By sprocket
We only just moved our stay from August with free...

We only just moved our stay from August with free dining to October with 10% off so missed out on 35% discount. :(
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 May 20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By sprocket
When I say first day, I mean first full day. So...

When I say first day, I mean first full day. So shorts and t shirts. Anything needed for the first day to the parks.

We also pack across cases, but as i say, I know a few people who found none of...
Forum: General Chat 28 May 20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By sprocket
We used smokeless for years and prefer them for...

We used smokeless for years and prefer them for this reason.
They shouldnt have black smoke or a strong smell. If they were burning peat, then it would be a nice smell.
Obviously they must be...
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