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Forum: General Trip Reports 10 Jul 16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,854
Posted By Dollyjojo
Thank you for taking the time to write this. My...

Thank you for taking the time to write this. My DH and I went t NYC last summer and I'm going back in August with my daughter. With the Brexit dollar thing I'd sort of lost my spark for the trip but...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 May 16, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Dollyjojo
If you are after some real relaxation I'd go to...

If you are after some real relaxation I'd go to one of the natural lazy rivers. I love the one at appopka. You rent yourself a car inner tube on the way down to the entrance, park up and float 😀 The...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 27 Apr 16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,290
Posted By Dollyjojo
We did vegas with kids and loved it too. We...

We did vegas with kids and loved it too. We aren't big drinkers and not into gambling so that wasn't a problem. We were only there for a few days but they were jam packed. The zip line is a must do...
Forum: General Trip Planning 6 Apr 16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By Dollyjojo
We are looking at NYC hotels at the moment too. ...

We are looking at NYC hotels at the moment too.
Last year we booked through Hotwire. Not sure if you have seen/used it but basically you book an area and star rating and take your chance. We did...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 13 Mar 16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Dollyjojo
Hi We flew TC Manchester to Las Vegas and...

Hi

We flew TC Manchester to Las Vegas and came back on Wednesday.

The flights were good. I didn't like the fact that we had to pay for premium TV and extra drinks but the fight itself,...
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Mar 16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Dollyjojo
Super thanks for your help Have a great...

Super thanks for your help

Have a great trip to Dublin - love it there

Jo
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Mar 16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Dollyjojo
Wow that's a great price. Given that you can...

Wow that's a great price. Given that you can specify your area and star rating I think you can be sure which hotel within a group of hotels where as on Hotwire you can almost pin down to to a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Mar 16, 12:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,143
Posted By Dollyjojo
Well it was delayed but you are right not because...

Well it was delayed but you are right not because of baggage checks lol!

Not worried just wondering because if I'm doing something wrong I'd rather sort it and not have my bag checked...
...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Mar 16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By Dollyjojo
Priceline?

Hi

Dd and I are off to NYC in August and just wondered whether to try Priceline? I went with dh last year and got a great deal on Hotwire but nothing quite as good out there this year ( yet! ) ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Mar 16, 06:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,143
Posted By Dollyjojo
Hey that's not good at all. That could be baggage...

Hey that's not good at all. That could be baggage handlers rather than TSA? Was anything missing? I hope not.
Hope that doesn't happen often

Jo
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Mar 16, 06:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,143
Posted By Dollyjojo
I think Home Bargains do a cheap range that would...

I think Home Bargains do a cheap range that would be ok for you ? I don't lock mine but guess that's a wee bit risky!

Jo
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Mar 16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,143
Posted By Dollyjojo
Thanks all - it seems that only having my bags...

Thanks all - it seems that only having my bags checked twice in all our visits is actually not bad. I don't carry candles or food but I do have charges so it could well be that or this year I bought...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Mar 16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Dollyjojo
We are just back from Las Vegas and I was amazed...

We are just back from Las Vegas and I was amazed that they have started to use chip and pin. It's clearly very new over there because the assistants explained what I needed to do every time! ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Mar 16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,143
Posted By Dollyjojo
TSA Bag Search

Hi

Just wondering how many dibbers have had a little note left in their checked bags to say it's been searched by TSA? Mine has been checked twice. First time totally expected as we bought a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Mar 16, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Dollyjojo
I wonder if it's a different price depending...

I wonder if it's a different price depending where you fly? We landed home on the 10 March and the upgrade was 4 using own headphones - Manchester to Las Vegas return ( same both ways )

Jo
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Mar 16, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Dollyjojo
Just back from Las Vegas with TC and as pp says...

Just back from Las Vegas with TC and as pp says you can use your own headphones which saves you 3.00 so worth remembering for the whole family. Also if you want to upgrade to premium viewing options...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 1 Jan 16, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By Dollyjojo
As others have said I think two days in Disney is...

As others have said I think two days in Disney is plenty. One thing you might want to think about is combining Hollywood, rodeo drive with an afternoon in Santa Monica. I think you have to do...
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 3 Aug 15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,667
Posted By Dollyjojo
Congratulations We got married in a hot air...

Congratulations
We got married in a hot air balloon too... Fabulous ... Just the four of us
Happy planning

Jo
Forum: General Chat 20 May 15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By Dollyjojo
Hi my daughter did exactly the same! She did as...

Hi my daughter did exactly the same! She did as others have said and left it in a bag of rice while it dried out and it was fine.

Jo
Forum: General Chat 10 May 15, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Dollyjojo
Hi My daughter is in her third year of a...

Hi

My daughter is in her third year of a childrens nursing degree. They don't get paid for placements no. Some students manage to get care bank jobs but there are so many placements and when not...
Forum: General Trip Planning 29 Apr 15, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,058
Posted By Dollyjojo
We go in August and booked a secret hotel via...

We go in August and booked a secret hotel via hotwire. Followed all the advise on money saving expert and watched it for a few days ... We got the warwick in midtown for 100 a night. We were about...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Apr 15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,406
Posted By Dollyjojo
Hi there sounds great to me. We have a...

Hi there sounds great to me.

We have a similar experience in that everything started to get a bit stale for us. We love Florida and have been a few times without doing any of the parks and have...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 14 Apr 15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By Dollyjojo
Another vote for Thompson Aire. They were...

Another vote for Thompson Aire. They were brilliant. Really professional, small basket, great fun and really involved us in the experience.
We've flown with them twice - second time we got married...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Apr 15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By Dollyjojo
I've just checked hotwire and they are expensive...

I've just checked hotwire and they are expensive for October. I wonder if it's because it's still a while out. If you can wait I'd keep an eye on the offers and give it time

Jo
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Apr 15, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dollyjojo
Well the trip is finally booked yey :) We...

Well the trip is finally booked yey :)

We are having 7 nights in August. I know it's going to be hot but it was the only suitable time given everything we've got going on at home.

Managed to...
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Apr 15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By Dollyjojo
Thanks all for your help and suggestions. Tbh...

Thanks all for your help and suggestions. Tbh choosing a hotel has kinda got me down because I just couldn't make my mind up. So we made a few key decisions- central location in midtown, nice hotel...
Forum: General Trip Planning 10 Apr 15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By Dollyjojo
We booked direct flights over Easter for August...

We booked direct flights over Easter for August just less than 900 for two. Given the time of year and prices we had seen I thought that was a bargain.
Had a bit of an problem deciding on hotel...
Forum: General Trip Planning 22 Mar 15, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By Dollyjojo
Yey ...New York booked :) just need a hotel now!

So excited that we've finally booked our flights.
We've been looking at hotels and are struggling with whether to splash out as it's our anniversary or whether to be sensible.
Have decided as...
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 15 Feb 15, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,773
Posted By Dollyjojo
We were in the same position as you and got...

We were in the same position as you and got married in a hot air balloon our orlando back in August ... Wonderful and easy :)
Forum: General Chat 8 Feb 15, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By Dollyjojo
I don't think it was exactly the same injury but...

I don't think it was exactly the same injury but about 18 mths ago my cat developed a limp the vet thought she had been hit by a car and damaged her back leg.

She had an operation, wire inserted...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Feb 15, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,166
Posted By Dollyjojo
Cheesecake Factory hands down every time :)

Cheesecake Factory hands down every time :)
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 1 Feb 15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,549
Posted By Dollyjojo
Congratulations again. I'm loving reading your...

Congratulations again. I'm loving reading your trip report.
You looked absolutely wonderful ( both of you) you had the day you wanted and that's all that matters. The rudeness of some people is...
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 1 Feb 15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,602
Posted By Dollyjojo
I think it will depend on the ring you choose and...

I think it will depend on the ring you choose and your gf finger size.
I'm no expert but when I was looking at rings this is what I learnt. If you choose a design like a solitaire then it's quite...
Forum: General Chat 31 Jan 15, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,031
Posted By Dollyjojo
My brother and his now wife went on holiday to...

My brother and his now wife went on holiday to Spain a few years ago and the Spanish police arrived at the hotel in the early hours of their first night to arrest him.

The language was a bit of...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 22 Jan 15, 06:55 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,651
Posted By Dollyjojo
Fabulous report Julia. I've been waiting for this...

Fabulous report Julia. I've been waiting for this :D the photos are stunning. You all look wonderful.

It really takes me back and I remember that morning well because we got married the day after...
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 19 Jan 15, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,374
Posted By Dollyjojo
Hi we wanted something relaxing, intimate and...

Hi we wanted something relaxing, intimate and simple. There were the two of us plus two daughters. We got married in a hot air ballooon over orlando.

It was fabulous. It was simple to organise,...
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 11 Jan 15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dollyjojo
I wore my dress too. I wanted to enjoy it. It was...

I wore my dress too. I wanted to enjoy it. It was dark by the time we got on the boat and having got married at sunrise we were tired and forgot all about pictures except of the fireworks :D X
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 2 Jan 15, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dollyjojo
Just thought. We did a wishes cruise in the...

Just thought. We did a wishes cruise in the evening of the wedding. Hired a private pontoon from the grand floridian and had about an hour on the lakes in the middle of the Disney hotels before...
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 2 Jan 15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dollyjojo
The weather in August is hot :) it does rain, in...

The weather in August is hot :) it does rain, in fact it's usually very heavy rain and thunderstorms but it's basically a case of the heavens open ... It pours down... Then it's glorious. Weird ! The...
Forum: General Chat 1 Jan 15, 03:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,818
Posted By Dollyjojo
Wow I thought I was the only one who knew about...

Wow I thought I was the only one who knew about this :) Bought one a few months ago and finally got it out before Christmas - brilliant. Only used on windows so far and primarily to address the...
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