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Forum: General DVC Discussion 13 Oct 19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By skstorm
Thank you so much

Thank you so much
Forum: General DVC Discussion 13 Oct 19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By skstorm
Photopass help

Things have kind of not been great since we got back - I had to make the decision to have my dog put down and to be honest its knocked me for six. I've been really disorganised with everything and...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 13 Oct 19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By skstorm
Just to confirm what happened - we did what was...

Just to confirm what happened - we did what was recommended earlier on this thread and got Disney to confirm the price of the room we were in for the 2 nights and put that through. I spoke to Virgin...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 10 Oct 19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By skstorm
I rang them today as I resent and still didn't...

I rang them today as I resent and still didn't hear anything and she sorted it while I was on the phone. They have agreed to everything but the car hire which we will claim from the insurance. I...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 10 Oct 19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,700
Posted By skstorm
WOW! that was really fast compared to how long...

WOW! that was really fast compared to how long it took us last time! Congratulations on the new points. (Jealous now :-( I want more!)... Enjoy!
Forum: Hurricane Advice 8 Oct 19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By skstorm
Mobile How long did it take them to come back to you...

How long did it take them to come back to you please? Mines been in just over a week now with no response. It got sent to the customerserviced@fly virgin email (was advised by virgin to send it there)
Forum: General DVC Discussion 7 Oct 19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,759
Posted By skstorm
We were on a DVC stay earlier this year and...

We were on a DVC stay earlier this year and changed rooms for a better view - there was no problem and no talk of being charged for it?
Forum: General DVC Discussion 27 Sep 19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By skstorm
We did Beach club this year with my SSR points...

We did Beach club this year with my SSR points and I have to say we did love it. The kids and hubby especially loved everything about it and although I missed SSR at first it definitely grew on me...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Sep 19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By skstorm
We did October in 2017 and it was freezing was so...

We did October in 2017 and it was freezing was so disappointed. This year we did 20th Aug. to (Should have been 3rd) but ended up being 5th Sept. We had one day where there was a torrential...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Sep 19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By skstorm
yes they have inflight entertainment in economy...

yes they have inflight entertainment in economy and its really good we flew back with them a couple of weeks ago and between the 2 flights watched - Avengers endgame, captain marvel, aladdin, how to...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Sep 19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 29,553
Posted By skstorm
what happens to all the old furnishings when they...

what happens to all the old furnishings when they do the refurb? I wouldn't mind a couple of cushions
Forum: Hurricane Advice 18 Sep 19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By skstorm
claim for costs with Virgin

Has anyone put in a claim for additional expenses due to being stranded with Virgin and if so do you have an email/ phone number to do it with please?
Thanks
Sheena
Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Sep 19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By skstorm
I second what YT has said I had lots of issues...

I second what YT has said I had lots of issues with transferwise and in the end swappe dto Hifx and it was sent no problem. I would also look at the ROFR thread as it gives you a rough idea about...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 14 Sep 19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By skstorm
how did I miss this one! bit gutted was always...

how did I miss this one! bit gutted was always intending an add on direct for the points but its getting harder to even try and justify when they keep increasing the required points
Forum: General DVC Discussion 11 Sep 19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,700
Posted By skstorm
congratulations that is incredibly quick! ...

congratulations that is incredibly quick! especially after last time
Forum: General DVC Discussion 10 Sep 19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By skstorm
We did a split stay this year at Beach Club and...

We did a split stay this year at Beach Club and SSR with SSR being our home resort. When we booked the Beach club at just gone 7 months a one bed at boardwalk was also available. that was on 29th...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 8 Sep 19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By skstorm
We ate at Burger digs this time and the food was...

We ate at Burger digs this time and the food was good - burgers but that suited us the kids didn't fancy anything at thunder falls. Have previously eaten at croissant moon (usually for breakfast)...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 8 Sep 19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By skstorm
Yes this is what I was thinking, they have said...

Yes this is what I was thinking, they have said it was due to hurricane and then I pointed out that every other fight from MCO was going on time and there's was the only one cancelled. I asked them...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Sep 19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By skstorm
when we got ours they were released about a week...

when we got ours they were released about a week after the flights.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 7 Sep 19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By skstorm
flew out and back 2 days ago and it is cheesy...

flew out and back 2 days ago and it is cheesy pasta - my kids are ok with this so I guess it depends on what they like
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Sep 19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By skstorm
my husband and eldest son did this on pretty much...

my husband and eldest son did this on pretty much all rides at both Disney and Universal so its fine to do it.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Sep 19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By skstorm
we did one day at IOA while staying at disney we...

we did one day at IOA while staying at disney we didn't get there til about 9.30 got round everything we wanted to do without the need for express passes this was in August. rode bilge rats 5 times...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Sep 19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,235
Posted By skstorm
I had the castle magic band and the bit belt type...

I had the castle magic band and the bit belt type strap on to keep it in place. Only had it a day and half and lost it in IOA bilge rat barge - never got it back and had a yellow one for the rest of...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 6 Sep 19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By skstorm
We finally made it home. We went to Downtown...

We finally made it home. We went to Downtown disney check in this morning after being advised it was open only to find out it wasn't when we enquired with Virgin they are telling me that they sent a...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 6 Sep 19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,700
Posted By skstorm
yes that was correct the food part and fridges...

yes that was correct the food part and fridges etc was as normal but the refill station wasn't operational which is why they had cans on offer. We did wander over to congress Park a few times but we...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 5 Sep 19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 29,553
Posted By skstorm
Is that the pull down 5th bed under the TV? love...

Is that the pull down 5th bed under the TV? love that they put some more drawer space in there
Forum: General DVC Discussion 4 Sep 19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By skstorm
I will be trying when we get back as we had to...

I will be trying when we get back as we had to book 2 extra nights using points as the hotel was not showing any availability as a cash booking and wanted to put us on a wait list. we couldnt' take...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 4 Sep 19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,567
Posted By skstorm
Our VS76 for 5th has just been cancelled I am...

Our VS76 for 5th has just been cancelled I am wondering if its to accommodate more London flights but not sure
Forum: Hurricane Advice 4 Sep 19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,817
Posted By skstorm
We ate at Beach Club they put a fab buffett on. ...

We ate at Beach Club they put a fab buffett on. Happy Anniversay Mr & Mrs T.
Forum: Hurricane Advice 4 Sep 19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By skstorm
Supposed to be flying back on 5th

OK so we were originally supposed to be flying back on 3rd which was cancelled and had to be rebooked for 5th MCO to MAN we have just had notification that the VS76 on 5th has also been cancelled...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 4 Sep 19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By skstorm
Ok I spoke to soon! our 2nd flights have now...

Ok I spoke to soon! our 2nd flights have now been cancelled - not sure why as the airport is now operational as from noon. they are trying to put us on a flight 3 hours later to gatwick and then...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 4 Sep 19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By skstorm
Flights were rebooked by Virgin this morning for...

Flights were rebooked by Virgin this morning for a return on same flight but leaving on Thursday 5th. Been at MK till they shut at 3pm to very low wait times and on the whole good weather. came...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 4 Sep 19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,567
Posted By skstorm
we are now rebooked on a flight home to...

we are now rebooked on a flight home to manchester on 5th :-) direct flight suits us fine. 2 extra days :-)
Forum: General DVC Discussion 3 Sep 19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By skstorm
Mobile Flights cancelled

Got the dreaded news yesterday our flight has been cancelled currently waiting to be rebooked on a new one :-( glad I booked the room now
Forum: Hurricane Advice 3 Sep 19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,567
Posted By skstorm
our flights for 5pm on 3rd Sept have just been...

our flights for 5pm on 3rd Sept have just been cancelled. currently holed up at beach club and thinking about going to MK in the morning before the storm gets here. Only flights that look available...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 1 Sep 19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 29,553
Posted By skstorm
We've had DDP the last 2 times and thought we...

We've had DDP the last 2 times and thought we would really miss it - to be honest its been so much nicer not having to get places for certain times, I've been keeping a spreadsheet and up to now its...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 1 Sep 19, 12:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,041
Posted By skstorm
Mobile We have bit the bullet and booked a further 2...

We have bit the bullet and booked a further 2 nights stay just in case. As the points are 2020 points we can only hope that if we can fly and cancel the booking they will put them back into 2020...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 31 Aug 19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,677
Posted By skstorm
we are due to fly home on tuesday, I spoke to...

we are due to fly home on tuesday, I spoke to Virgin last night and they advised that the flight hasn't been cancelled as of yet and they are currently trying to sort new details out and I would hear...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 31 Aug 19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By skstorm
Hurricane Dorian

So news is just in that Orlando international is closing on Monday there are currently no flights to change to until 7th September.

VA are saying flight is not currently cancelled however it is...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 30 Aug 19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 930
Posted By skstorm
We have just done 9 days at SSR and moved to...

We have just done 9 days at SSR and moved to Beach Club today. I can honestly say right now I'm not sure how I feel but definitely miss SSR. We also had a situation where nothing went right to...
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