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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,223
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I think I may be a bit weird about these things,...

I think I may be a bit weird about these things, I had no choice but to get myself around on public transport and there was no parental support whatsoever (if you want/need to do it, you have to sort...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Oct 19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Don't know if it would be the same, but a few...

Don't know if it would be the same, but a few years ago we added our daughters friend to our booking, we included a ticket (she paid us back) and she was included in the dining plan that we had...
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,560
Posted By DisneyWannabe
We have the Life360 app which helps a bit as I...

We have the Life360 app which helps a bit as I can see she is safe. We have text or facetimed every day so far (usually at her instigation) and I am preparing for that level of contact to wear off...
Forum: General Chat 8 Oct 19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,806
Posted By DisneyWannabe
All good for DD here (thanks for asking :)), I am...

All good for DD here (thanks for asking :)), I am very grateful to still have two others at home though, as I'm missing her terribly.

DDs flat seem like a really nice bunch, they are all taking it...
Forum: General Chat 30 Sep 19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,944
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Hope your DD is feeling better. Mine has come...

Hope your DD is feeling better. Mine has come down with tonsillitis and a terrible cold, guess it's the joys of freshers!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Sep 19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By DisneyWannabe
it took us approx 1 hour and 50 mins using the...

it took us approx 1 hour and 50 mins using the quick connections line at immigration. Changing from T4 to T2 and going through security again in T2.
Forum: Accommodation 29 Aug 19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Can't advise on Floridays, but can I just add a...

Can't advise on Floridays, but can I just add a caution about LoveHolidays? - we booked to stay at Ramada Plaza Resort - they had more room options (similar to what you are stating) than any other...
Forum: General Chat 26 Aug 19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 616
Posted By DisneyWannabe
We used 3 sims, but didn't find the wifi very...

We used 3 sims, but didn't find the wifi very good, especially in HS. I wanted to get another fastpass after we had used our 3 at midday and no matter what I did could I get it to load.

Tried to...
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 16,773
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I don't think that is totally true, many servers...

I don't think that is totally true, many servers do tip out, BUT it is unlawful for this to be a company policy/enforced AND it is possibly tax fraud in that the IRS may not be getting the tax from...
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 17,234
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Maybe the government could help sort a pension...

Maybe the government could help sort a pension age reduction scheme that is only available for those on minimum wage that enables them to pay a reasonable supplement that would afford them to access...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Aug 19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By DisneyWannabe
We took teabags, breakfast cereal, Robinsons...

We took teabags, breakfast cereal, Robinsons Squash'd, chocolate, baked beans - just declare at immigration and we were waved through (have previously had to have a quick bag check but not a problem)...
Forum: General Chat 19 Aug 19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,075
Posted By DisneyWannabe
If she were taking 500+ a month from your bank...

If she were taking 500+ a month from your bank account you would report it, just because she is taking from the taxes of every working person in the country does not excuse her behaviour (infact I...
Forum: General Chat 19 Aug 19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,108
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Overtime is always voluntary, so you can always...

Overtime is always voluntary, so you can always so no thanks.
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I think it applies per person so if you added an...

I think it applies per person so if you added an extra bag to your ticket and another to your partners you would pay 65 x 2.

If one person takes 2 extra bags it would be 65 for extra bag 1 and a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Aug 19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Yes, I too some a few weeks ago. Had my case...

Yes, I too some a few weeks ago. Had my case checked by TSA too and declared at immigration, no problems
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,340
Posted By DisneyWannabe
We have just adopted a new pup to join (King)...

We have just adopted a new pup to join (King) Arthur

Meet, (Sir) Walter Disney

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Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,308
Posted By DisneyWannabe
You can take 25% of the total pot tax free (I...

You can take 25% of the total pot tax free (I think). I *think* you can now take funds from your pot without actually drawing down the whole pension.

Definitely seek a good Financial Advisor, we...
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 17,234
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I suppose the issue really is that when State...

I suppose the issue really is that when State Pension was introduced it really was just another form of taxation - this hasn't changed. The NI contributions paid by workers today fund the pensioners...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,424
Posted By DisneyWannabe
DD didn't get grades she wanted (some part due to...

DD didn't get grades she wanted (some part due to the lack of teaching quality at her 6th form) but has received an unconditional offer the morning from her first choice Uni (Newcastle) for slightly...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,104
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Well, we were up at 7am, kept refreshing the Uni...

Well, we were up at 7am, kept refreshing the Uni page. DD got offered an unconditional on a different (but similar) course, we couldn't understand why though and the Uni weren't too helpful.
...
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I didn't like the cars being parked on the road...

I didn't like the cars being parked on the road as it made it quite difficult on occasion to get off the drive. And yes, there did seem to be a lot of parties! our friends who live in Davenport said...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Aug 19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By DisneyWannabe
just a note: I bought 3 SIMs for the 5 of us,...

just a note: I bought 3 SIMs for the 5 of us, could get data to work but couldn't get phone calls to work at all despite an hour on chat, fortunately we had call forwarded from our regular SIMs so...
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By DisneyWannabe
LHR-JFK-MIA - MIA-ATL-LHR - Virgin/Delta - Update

For anyone considering connecting flights this was our experience.

Booked with Pillinger Travel in late Sept - return economy flights with car - 5AD (3 over 12s) - 2800 - 24/07 - 12/08/19 (Peak...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Aug 19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Thanks for the update, very interested in any BHX...

Thanks for the update, very interested in any BHX flights :), would you mind sharing the price you paid?
Forum: Accommodation 14 Aug 19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By DisneyWannabe
We have just completed a 4 night stay here in a...

We have just completed a 4 night stay here in a "superior" room (read that as standard room on a high floor).

Room itself was clean with comfortable beds and selection of pillows, small fridge,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Jul 19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Mobile If your booking is all on one reference (when you...

If your booking is all on one reference (when you log in you can see both legs of your flight) you are definitely on a through ticket.

Depending on where you are connecting you should be fine, we...
Forum: General Chat 19 Jul 19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,265
Posted By DisneyWannabe
EU rules are if you land more than 4 hours after...

EU rules are if you land more than 4 hours after expected arrival outwith exceptional circumstances.

As you say weather may be a factor in the delay, I am not sure they would have to pay out,...
Forum: General Chat 19 Jul 19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 53,924
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I am so sorry to read your story and wish your...

I am so sorry to read your story and wish your daughter a speedy recovery. Its nice to read that Virgin stepped up and helped too.

Very best wishes
Forum: General Chat 18 Jul 19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Mobile Yes thats how it works. This year we have...

Yes thats how it works.

This year we have just bought the already loaded sims.
Forum: General Chat 17 Jul 19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,709
Posted By DisneyWannabe
You may be correct, but the OP clearly stated...

You may be correct, but the OP clearly stated they agreed 2 hours work for 20, not 20 for the clean. In this case I still think the cleaner should be there for the 2 hours.

If it is the case of...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jul 19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,709
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I too am going against the consensus here and...

I too am going against the consensus here and think if you agreed 10 per hour for 2 hours, she should be working for you for 2 hours.

I doubt my employer would be happy for me to shut up the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jul 19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Mobile It will depend where your internal flight is...

It will depend where your internal flight is from. I will be transferring from Virgin transatlantic flight to a delta internal from JFK to MIA (3 hr flight) and have seat TVs.
However my MIA to ATL...
Forum: Accommodation 9 Jul 19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,569
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I think it is a great idea, I hate having...

I think it is a great idea, I hate having anything go to waste. We have left buggies and pool toys before.

I'm sure there used to be things like fridge exchanges too.

Never thought about...
Forum: General Chat 5 Jul 19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,002
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Our DD2 prom is next week and we are hosting...

Our DD2 prom is next week and we are hosting after prom for DD2 + 9 others. They are sleeping in a tent in the garden after.

We have warned the neighbours that it maybe a little noisy but assured...
Forum: TV and Film 30 Jun 19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By DisneyWannabe
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Accommodation 28 Jun 19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I think you will be fine in a suite as they are...

I think you will be fine in a suite as they are in the North Tower (according to the hotel manager we spoke to) and the reviews for them seem very good.

I hope you have a fantastic holiday
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jun 19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,800
Posted By DisneyWannabe
Thank you for reporting back, we are doing...

Thank you for reporting back, we are doing LHR(virgin)-JFK-MIA in a few weeks and our connection time has been reduced to 2hrs, so I am a little concerned! - think I shall prepare for the worst.
...
Forum: Accommodation 27 Jun 19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By DisneyWannabe
We tried, they now want an extortionate amount to...

We tried, they now want an extortionate amount to do so, as it's only 4 nights we are going to suck it up.
Forum: Accommodation 27 Jun 19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By DisneyWannabe
We are booked here in August for 4 nights. We...

We are booked here in August for 4 nights. We booked a "superior" room as these were advertised in the North Tower that has excellent reviews HOWEVER, we called last week to check we had connecting...
Forum: General Chat 27 Jun 19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,325
Posted By DisneyWannabe
I'm a Bursar in a primary school, I would be...

I'm a Bursar in a primary school, I would be looking at your IT skills, particularly if you have any Management Information System (MIS) experience (SIMS or CMIS).

I would want to know that you...
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