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Forum: Latest 24 Mar 20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,081
Posted By TinselAngel
Thanks for this - its good to watch something...

Thanks for this - its good to watch something pleasurable right now when everything feels so miserable whenever you turn the TV on
Forum: General Chat 20 Mar 20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile Likewise - such a sad event but hope they will...

Likewise - such a sad event but hope they will always be remembered
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Mar 20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,402
Posted By TinselAngel
Thanks all. Its a reward seat rather than an...

Thanks all. Its a reward seat rather than an upgrade so looks like we will get it all back. Just need to see how much we will end up losing on the rest of the holiday. Hoping things will work out so...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 15 Mar 20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile Tim did have a proper job when he first started -...

Tim did have a proper job when he first started - he mentioned it on an early Q&A video but the amount he posts these days I guess he vlogs full time
Forum: General Chat 15 Mar 20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 18,879
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile ...and abusing the poor old apostrophe by putting...

...and abusing the poor old apostrophe by putting it where it doesnt belong (e.g. before the last s in plurals), or saying must of instead of must have

I feel better for venting that 😂😂😂
Forum: General Chat 15 Mar 20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 18,879
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile Just say excuse me please quite loudly to them...

Just say excuse me please quite loudly to them - makes the point that they are getting in everyone elses way while remaining ultra polite and retaining moral high ground :)
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 15 Mar 20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,248
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile I get emotional thinking about my parents - both...

I get emotional thinking about my parents - both 80+ and Dad has COPD - and hubby is T2 diabetic with high BP. I cant bear to think of what could happen if they get ill. Quite scared really. My 2...
Forum: Tickets 15 Mar 20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By TinselAngel
Ask them - you will lose nothing more by trying.

Ask them - you will lose nothing more by trying.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Mar 20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,402
Posted By TinselAngel
Thanks all - our flights are not till the...

Thanks all - our flights are not till the beginning of June and hoping to wait and see for a little while yet before we make a decision. Very disappointed that we may have to do this but at least we...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Mar 20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,402
Posted By TinselAngel
Cancelling Virgin Reward Flight

Hi - can anyone advise what happens to your miles if you cancel a reward flight, and how late you can do this please. Do you get them all refunded?
Any fees for cancelling?

Thanks
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Mar 20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By TinselAngel
Ive always used my driving licence, but not...

Ive always used my driving licence, but not needed it in parks so far as I unfortunately look much more than 21😪. DS used a pic of his passport on his phone as ID in Epcot when buying drinks a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Mar 20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,895
Posted By TinselAngel
Not mad at all. Do you need to drive? If youre...

Not mad at all. Do you need to drive? If youre staying offsite you could use Uber/Lyft to get around. Onsite is obviously easier with the Disney transport options.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Mar 20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By TinselAngel
You will need to go through security as well...

You will need to go through security as well between flights. Its a bit of a pain but not too bad. Just make sure you havent brought any bottles of water or juice etc off the first flight. We...
Forum: Special Needs 7 Mar 20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile Definitely best to book. Cant say more as I...

Definitely best to book. Cant say more as I dont know but look in the special needs area of the Dibb
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Mar 20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,474
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile I guess with large amounts you would notice a few...

I guess with large amounts you would notice a few .001 of a dollar on the exchange rate but we have never been in the position where the extra would be worth the risk. If the difference is less than...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Mar 20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile Hi - On Site means a Disney hotel within the...

Hi - On Site means a Disney hotel within the 40+ square miles of the Disney World Resort. The Swan and Dolphin hotels (both near to Epcot) are not actually Disney but get most of the perks of a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Mar 20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile When: late October or Christmas On-site is...

When: late October or Christmas
On-site is lovely but it depends on your budget. Maybe a value resort would work and kids of those ages would love it.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Mar 20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,839
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile We have been inOctober several times and dont...

We have been inOctober several times and dont think its excessively busy. The only really busy time was Columbus weekend which was crazy. We were in MK and it was packed.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Feb 20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By TinselAngel
You can book them in the same way as the other...

You can book them in the same way as the other hotels via Virgin etc. or Disney direct (limited selection usually) or you can rent DVC points and have more choice. Virgin etc. Usually list Old Key...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Feb 20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By TinselAngel
Its usually free Quick Service dining in the...

Its usually free Quick Service dining in the moderates, regular in the deluxe. The value resorts (of which AoA is one) sometimes offer free breakfast- in practice I think this is one quick service...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Feb 20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile Star Wars and Toy story in dhs

Star Wars and Toy story in dhs
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Feb 20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile @stupet1 Onsite at Disney at Christmas is lovely...

@stupet1 Onsite at Disney at Christmas is lovely - if you can stretch to a deluxe then go for that with DDP - its so good being able to relax about what you choose and we love having some great...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Feb 20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By TinselAngel
If onsite at Disney youre looking at multiple...

If onsite at Disney youre looking at multiple rooms or one of the DVC resorts to get everyone in - not cheap but may be offset by the savings on parking. Old Key West would give you the most space...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Feb 20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By TinselAngel
Just wanted to answer the bit about Ocean...

Just wanted to answer the bit about Ocean Florida- our only experience of using them was last autumn, when they sorted out new flights for us when our original Thomas Cook flights went up in smoke a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Feb 20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By TinselAngel
Yep, its a business and making money is the way...

Yep, its a business and making money is the way they stay around, however much it grates on our nerves that every little opportunity to extract more cash is taken.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Feb 20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By TinselAngel
True, but not surprising, since you can join...

True, but not surprising, since you can join flying club without even having taken one flight with them yet - it always seemed strange to me that they offered any privileges at that stage. With the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Feb 20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By TinselAngel
Thats true but it used to be the case that all...

Thats true but it used to be the case that all VA Flying club members could book seats for free 72 hours before their flight. This wasnt checking in, just booking seats. Looks like theyve...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Feb 20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By TinselAngel
For the sake of the rest of the party I would...

For the sake of the rest of the party I would suggest hiring an ECV over there. There are loads of firms that do them and then you dont have someone wearing themselves out pushing a wheelchair...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jan 20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile That sounds fine - make sure you have at least 2...

That sounds fine - make sure you have at least 2 sets of swimwear each as well, and one slightly more dressy up outfit in case you want to eat at a smart restaurant.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jan 20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,622
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile For anyone scanning their passport for the ESTA :...

For anyone scanning their passport for the ESTA : Check what has been scanned against the passport - my brother used this to scan his and was told when he got to the airport that he did not have a...
Forum: Accommodation 26 Jan 20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By TinselAngel
The nearest supermarket is the Marketplace (Winn...

The nearest supermarket is the Marketplace (Winn Dixie) at the top of Formosa Gardens Blvd near to the Outback Steakhouse. Thats less than 5 mins drive, and you could possibly walk it in 25 mins or...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Jan 20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By TinselAngel
Are you doing it in the app or on the web site? I...

Are you doing it in the app or on the web site? I found I could only do mine on the website (for mobile ordering rather than adr deposits).
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Jan 20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,571
Posted By TinselAngel
The Disney hotel shops sell pedialyte which is...

The Disney hotel shops sell pedialyte which is the same as diaoralite that we can buy at home. I used this when I was ill at AKL in October and found it helped a lot. I just mixed it into a bottle of...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Jan 20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,242
Posted By TinselAngel
Mobile Rather than a full Walmart shop, a quick stop at...

Rather than a full Walmart shop, a quick stop at Walgreens or a gas station on the way to your villa/condo might get you a bottle of milk
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Jan 20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By TinselAngel
Took us about 10 mins to walk from Frankie and...

Took us about 10 mins to walk from Frankie and Bennys to the new gates back in October if that helps.
Forum: General Chat 12 Jan 20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,279
Posted By TinselAngel
I think it is unreasonable of the school to...

I think it is unreasonable of the school to expect your kids to stay behind when the issue is their end - I would make a stand and tell them the work will be completed from home when the system is...
Forum: Accommodation 3 Nov 19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By TinselAngel
Only aware of one - The grand Floridian There...

Only aware of one - The grand Floridian
There are festive displays in other hotels but not a gingerbread house as far as I know other than the GF

Beach club and yacht club both have good stuff...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 3 Nov 19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By TinselAngel
Cali Grill & fireworks from their rooftop...

Cali Grill & fireworks from their rooftop terrace? Quite an elegant and sophisticated celebration
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Oct 19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By TinselAngel
Yes that is correct. Once you have the reference...

Yes that is correct. Once you have the reference number you can put that into the app and it will then know about your Disney Resort booking.

Then, when your 60 day window opens, youll be able...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Oct 19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,491
Posted By TinselAngel
My bro had his through while sat at the airport...

My bro had his through while sat at the airport in August. He discovered when checking in that his ESTA didnt have correct passport number on it despite having scanned rather than manually entering...
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