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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Oct 19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Thanks for all the responses everyone! We...

Thanks for all the responses everyone!

We were mostly looking at breakfast tusker house because I wanted to do breakfast at be our guest our MK day- seeing as its a good use of a quick service...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Oct 19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile We have been looking at that as we are staying at...

We have been looking at that as we are staying at CSR, we were hoping for our first night and watch the fireworks at HS from there, but it could swing the other way and we could be dying to go to...
Forum: Accommodation 14 Oct 19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,180
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile A lot of hotels will have a sign up somewhere in...

A lot of hotels will have a sign up somewhere in the lobby to say they will access the room once every 24 hrs for welfare checks/security reasons. We didnt have that in place in the hotel we worked...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Oct 19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By dreamisawish
First time on dining plan, where to start?

So we are still 331 days out so Im not in any rush to make decisions but Im on a diet at the moment and Im dreaming of all the food Ill eat when we finally get to next September!

This will be...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Oct 19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,180
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Its completely a personal preference. I used to...

Its completely a personal preference. I used to work at a hotel and we had no payback system and we still would always have guests asking to opt out of housekeeping, and sometimes housekeeping would...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Ok so I went back on and it was saying 300, but...

Ok so I went back on and it was saying 300, but once all gone through it was 40 more on outward and return for baggage so 380 pp overall- can someone advise if this is still worth it ?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile 9th - 23rd!

9th - 23rd!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile I just went back and its 50 more pp! I will...

I just went back and its 50 more pp! I will have a look on a different computer in a minute and try and book it. I was hoping to wait to let my friend know but Im just going to take the plunge
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,761
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Sept 2020 flights released- should I book now or wait?

We are heading out in sept 2020. I just had a quick look at flights since I knew theyd now start being released for our dates, but I was expecting the prices to be quite high 11 months out.

But...
Forum: Tickets 3 Oct 19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Sadly we dont want to visit Seaworld or Busch or...

Sadly we dont want to visit Seaworld or Busch or aquatica at all. Weve got our days roughly planned and we have enough going on, so this deal would have been really good for us.
Forum: Thomas Cook 3 Oct 19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,892
Posted By dreamisawish
Someone else will have to chime in but Im...

Someone else will have to chime in but Im assuming that no legal action can be taken against them but as per our rules for our banks you should be able to claim back that money as though it was...
Forum: Thomas Cook 3 Oct 19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,892
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile They also say the CAA have been calling all 3000+...

They also say the CAA have been calling all 3000+ hotels that Thomas cook supplied to to explain the process for them, so Avanti really have no excuse!
Forum: Thomas Cook 3 Oct 19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,892
Posted By dreamisawish
New info on watchdog- it is fraud under the...

New info on watchdog- it is fraud under the consumer credit act article 25 to take money from a debit/credit card after youve checked out and you should be contacting your bank ASAP!

They say...
Forum: Tickets 1 Oct 19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Thats good only the sale on at Florida tix is...

Thats good only the sale on at Florida tix is 90 pp for dolphin swim ;(

Im hoping itll be on next year but who knows!

Thanks for the info though, we might have to cave and get them on...
Forum: Tickets 30 Sep 19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile I know, the saving is so good Im willing to hold...

I know, the saving is so good Im willing to hold out for it unless theres no chance at all of getting it.

Just checked a thread from last years Black Friday sale here on the dibb and looks like...
Forum: Tickets 30 Sep 19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Discovery Cove ticket sale on Florida Tix- is this an annual thing?

Hi all, I was just looking up prices for discovery cove and its on sale via Florida tix at the moment, but only if you are going up until the end of 2019.

I know the sale started around the...
Forum: Thomas Cook 26 Sep 19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,892
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Are they talking about Avanti? If so thats good...

Are they talking about Avanti? If so thats good news, shows the british public wont put up with this kind of treatment.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Sep 19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,747
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile We did the exact same, stayed at Cabana Bay and...

We did the exact same, stayed at Cabana Bay and ubered into Disney each morning, which was only four days out of our 7 days as we did universal the rest. Cabana bay was so much cheaper then even a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Sep 19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,747
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile We are going in 2020 but only 5 nights onsite...

We are going in 2020 but only 5 nights onsite because we just couldnt afford to do a whole two weeks in a Disney hotel, even a value. Looking at their prices compared to other hotels in Orlando,...
Forum: Thomas Cook 26 Sep 19, 12:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,892
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Thats something I hadnt thought about, honestly...

Thats something I hadnt thought about, honestly at our hotel we didnt always have a card on file for travel agent guests and wouldnt ask for one at check in, but sometimes we would get hold of...
Forum: Thomas Cook 26 Sep 19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,892
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Honestly I dont understand ATOL and ABTA 100%...

Honestly I dont understand ATOL and ABTA 100% but I do know this- because it was my job at the hotel I worked at.

Charging the company is always done at check out.

Lets say you book with TC...
Forum: Thomas Cook 25 Sep 19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,892
Posted By dreamisawish
I worked at a hotel and we quite frequently tried...

I worked at a hotel and we quite frequently tried to charge cards on file after a guest left, for damages or that wed undercharged them. A lot of the time the payment wouldnt go through, and if it...
Forum: Thomas Cook 25 Sep 19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Some things Id like to add for context. I...

Some things Id like to add for context.

I worked at a not great hotel in London, which was a big hotel but not in a chain. Sometimes if the receptionist who checked someone in had taken payment...
Forum: Thomas Cook 25 Sep 19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile I dont know the legality of asking for payment...

I dont know the legality of asking for payment from guests, but surely cant be legal to keep them in their rooms. The opposite is much more prevalent in the hotels-locking guests out of their rooms...
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,921
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile I worked at a hotel last year as a receptionist...

I worked at a hotel last year as a receptionist while a foreign travel company went under, we had to lock the guests out of their rooms so they would come down and pay the bill. It was awful, they...
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,569
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile I was 6 on the 9th of September 2001 and I dont...

I was 6 on the 9th of September 2001 and I dont remember much about the events, I was pretty well shielded by my parents, but I can remember people talking about it. I dont really even have many...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Sep 19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,328
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile I believe they do have queues for US passport...

I believe they do have queues for US passport holders but we walked straight past those.

Just for anyone looking up threads on immigration I thought I would come back and post our experience.
...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 30 Aug 19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 78,795
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Who had he booked with? That seems like a bit of...

Who had he booked with? That seems like a bit of a jump, to cancel the whole thing without contacting him to talk through alternatives. Sounds like a nightmare! Is he being refunded fully at least?
Forum: Hurricane Advice 30 Aug 19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 78,795
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Doesnt sound like great customer service at all,...

Doesnt sound like great customer service at all, but I would say that it seems things are changing all the time. First predictions had the storm making landfall on Sunday morning, now its been...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Aug 19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By dreamisawish
Used the lockers a lot in Feb and we never had a...

Used the lockers a lot in Feb and we never had a problem, but next time we will definitely be looking for a top locker- a bag full of coke sounds no fun at all!

We used one of those waterproof...
Forum: Guest Services 7 Aug 19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By dreamisawish
I'm using nord VPN at the moment, and I've had no...

I'm using nord VPN at the moment, and I've had no problems at all since I started. It is paid for, but I'd rather pay and know my VPN isn't selling on my internet browsing information like some free...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 7 Aug 19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By dreamisawish
From my understanding buffets cost more or less...

From my understanding buffets cost more or less depending on time of year- basically the more popular a time the more it costs. Someone else may know more.
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,920
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile Millennials are a whole lot older then most...

Millennials are a whole lot older then most people think- and you are one!

If you are born between the years of 1981-1996 then you are a millennial. After that its gen Z/post millennial.
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,920
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile We are totally a consumerist generation. I really...

We are totally a consumerist generation. I really dislike when people generalise millennials, especially in the media it seems like we are the butt of every joke, but I can definitely see a trend.
...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,920
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile My parents also had a mortgage at 19, I think it...

My parents also had a mortgage at 19, I think it really taught them financial responsibility. They needed to understand it because they were getting in to it, and then they knew they had to budget to...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,920
Posted By dreamisawish
I am actually comfortable with the loan, I...

I am actually comfortable with the loan, I understand that it's not effecting my credit score and there is also, sadly, a high probability not all of it will be paid off before it's written off. It's...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,920
Posted By dreamisawish
I'm also following this advice now- well I was...

I'm also following this advice now- well I was when I was working, I will again when I start working again.

I've been trying to read all I can about personal finance recently, and I've been...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,920
Posted By dreamisawish
Also to add, my sister is 18 and wanted to go to...

Also to add, my sister is 18 and wanted to go to uni for a English literature degree, with no idea of what she wants to do after. I have managed to talk her around to take a gap year, get a job and...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,920
Posted By dreamisawish
Im sorry if my response was rude. Personally I...

Im sorry if my response was rude. Personally I do worry about doing a job I just went into as a stop gap job forever, but I understand that things develop and it can become a great path, the way it...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,920
Posted By dreamisawish
Mobile I can only speak for my generation- Im a...

I can only speak for my generation- Im a millennial but I just fit into that category at 22 years old.

I went to uni, lived with a lot of people from different background and financial situations...
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