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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 439
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Posted By Wobbles
The opposite - but no children, we are back on...

The opposite - but no children, we are back on the 23rd.

We have decided that we are not going to do a lot of food over Christmas, just snacky food and pulled pork on Christmas Day (Just Us). We...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Oct 21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 31,964
Posted By Wobbles
Booked our pre-flight tests today and paid off...

Booked our pre-flight tests today and paid off the villa (my first jab was the AZ Covidshield and I was a little nervous until I saw it in writing yesterday).

So that is flights, villa, sport...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 19 Oct 21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Wobbles
Food Food Food Food Food

I suffer from allergies, so have to be careful with what I eat, for a starter no fish or shellfish. Mr W is just plain fussy.

We will mainly be eating offsite and top of the list is

Logans -...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 19 Oct 21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Wobbles
Ticked off Putts and Balls - Now where to find Snowfalls

We love Celebration, and we spend a lot of time there. One thing I have always wanted to do is see the Christmas lights and snow there. It is such a pretty place and we love what they do for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Oct 21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,767
Posted By Wobbles
We are, I have told work I am not travelling for...

We are, I have told work I am not travelling for work for two weeks before the flight. They are happy with that
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 19 Oct 21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Wobbles
You've had the Putts - Now see the Balls

The other sport we were keen to catch live, was basketball. We have never seen the Orlando Magic team live so as I am unlikely to get Mr W to agree to another Christmas trip - I am making the most of...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 19 Oct 21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Wobbles
The Putts of Putts and Balls and Snow Falls

Number One of my list to get sorted as were are going in December is Ice Hockey tickets, it's our favourite sport and although we have never seen them at home, we call ourselves Tampa Bay Lightening...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 19 Oct 21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Wobbles
Putts, Balls and Snow Falls - A December 2021 trip for 2

The history of the Wobble Trips to Florida -

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/22346/f55cfc63c2f0e6.jpg
Mr Wobble explains his Florida Philosophy to his adoring public

1998 - You can go...
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,563
Posted By Wobbles
But did anyone else have redifusion TV in the...

But did anyone else have redifusion TV in the 1970s and 1980s? It had a box on the wall which you had to turn to change channels and my mum had to pay 50p every week to the redifusion man to keep...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 5 Oct 21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Wobbles
I got mine from Ticketmaster, for slightly later...

I got mine from Ticketmaster, for slightly later in December - about the same price & very quick and easy to use
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Oct 21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,772
Posted By Wobbles
Our favourite Sweet Tomatoes - we spent many many...

Our favourite Sweet Tomatoes - we spent many many many meals in there as well as the TGIs

Is the Pirate's golf still open? If you timed your evening round right, you could catch some of the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 4 Oct 21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By Wobbles
We love Aquatica and it has the same sort of...

We love Aquatica and it has the same sort of "Lazy" river (Roa Rapids) - in 2019, we headed there one day when it had been raining and almost went round on our own - brilliant. Nicely placed cabanas...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 3 Oct 21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,054
Posted By Wobbles
I am going to say - Sweet Tomatoes, which we used...

I am going to say - Sweet Tomatoes, which we used to always have on the evening of our first full day - very cleansing and we will miss them. That was our first proper meal of the holiday

Between...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Oct 21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By Wobbles
I can't wait to fly into Melbourne next year, it...

I can't wait to fly into Melbourne next year, it is close to the end of the 192 - so a nice straight road to the villa, and we are doing a couple of nights on the coast on the way back.

I like...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Sep 21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 31,964
Posted By Wobbles
Today I have treated myself to a proper "Dibb...

Today I have treated myself to a proper "Dibb Planning Day" - I may even do a trippie this year - lol

For Mr W's Birthday I have booked tickets for both an Orlando Magic and Tampa Bay Lightening...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 23 Sep 21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 149,917
Posted By Wobbles
Has any of our American friends been and want to...

Has any of our American friends been and want to share your thoughts? I am really missing it this year.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Sep 21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 31,964
Posted By Wobbles
I am joining in too - My first thought when the...

I am joining in too - My first thought when the news came over the wire this afternoon at work, was "OMG - I can't wait to get on the Dibb"

Anyway - 80 days and counting
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Sep 21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 41,352
Posted By Wobbles
Oh dear oh dear oh dear - two flights to Tampa...

Oh dear oh dear oh dear - two flights to Tampa just seem to have dropped into my basket for December - how very careless of me...

Good Job I already had leave booked
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,549
Posted By Wobbles
Almost agreed on 11th December for 10 days just...

Almost agreed on 11th December for 10 days just to give me a break
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Sep 21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 41,352
Posted By Wobbles
Just dancing around the room - I can't wait

Just dancing around the room - I can't wait
Forum: Accommodation 12 Sep 21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By Wobbles
Terrace Ridge is our personal favourite

Terrace Ridge is our personal favourite
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Sep 21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,951
Posted By Wobbles
People who go every year keen to get back... may...

People who go every year keen to get back... may have missed two years

People who go every other year due to go back... may have missed one year

People who go every three years due to go...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 4 Sep 21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By Wobbles
Ok we don't have children but we don't do...

Ok we don't have children but we don't do coasters and we don't do Disney, so this is very much our area - lol

There is a lot to do for the over 7s as a lot of Universal rides have a high degree...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Sep 21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 142,298
Posted By Wobbles
I can't wait - and Universal know they have a lot...

I can't wait - and Universal know they have a lot of disappointed oversea fans so there will be planning something for us
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 3 Sep 21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,829
Posted By Wobbles
2AD - we usually aim to spend about 125 - 150 a...

2AD - we usually aim to spend about 125 - 150 a day in a villa (including petrol and parking/lockers at parks etc).

We do a big shop at the beginning of about $150 including cereals, milk, soft...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Sep 21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Wobbles
We change our 2 week October break this year to a...

We change our 2 week October break this year to a 3 week Oct break next year (flights plus parking) and I paid about 200 more for Premium Club Bristol to Melbourne - most of that 200 was the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Sep 21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,235
Posted By Wobbles
I moved my October 2021 tickets to October 2022 a...

I moved my October 2021 tickets to October 2022 a couple of weeks ago (TUI - Bristol to Melbourne) and I paid just around 200 more in total - and that includes an increase in parking at the airport...
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,853
Posted By Wobbles
There was one thing I thought of when I first saw...

There was one thing I thought of when I first saw Genie and that was "E" Tickets.

When I first went to Disney you bought a booklet of tickets, you could then choose a certain number different...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Aug 21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By Wobbles
Another one for everything... I will really...

Another one for everything...

I will really miss Sweet Tomatoes - nothing else like it
Logan's soft bread buns with butter to mop up buffalo sauce
Logan Sirloin with brewski onions (Mr W would...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Aug 21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By Wobbles
I moved my Oct 21 Premium Seats to Sept 22 a...

I moved my Oct 21 Premium Seats to Sept 22 a couple of days ago, I only paid 200 extra on this years cost (Still under 900 per person) so they are still coming out at good value. The extra cost...
Forum: General Chat 19 Aug 21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,399
Posted By Wobbles
US Airways - I know there were jokes about the...

US Airways - I know there were jokes about the Cain Crew being slightly older, however we always found them a brilliant service to fly with.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Aug 21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By Wobbles
We did there in the year of the Ash Cloud...

We did there in the year of the Ash Cloud (Bristol - Ams - Atl - Orl)

On the way out, it was great, it's a large airy airport with plenty of places to sit down.

On the way back we had delays...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Aug 21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By Wobbles
How ever big you think the parks are - double...

How ever big you think the parks are - double it... then treble it and you may be about half way there ;);)

Just because you are off-site - you can still enjoy the external parts of the parks,...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Aug 21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Wobbles
Ohh I do like a Doubletree Thank you

Ohh I do like a Doubletree

Thank you
Forum: Accommodation 12 Aug 21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Wobbles
Recommendations for Hotels near Melbourne Airport

We are flying in to Melbourne next year and plan to spend a couple of days near the coast before heading to the villa.

Any favourites along the space coast? Happy for Hotel or Condo? But we after...
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Wobbles
My cat, first thing in the morning, pinching my...

My cat, first thing in the morning, pinching my warm spot on the bed within a second of me getting up to have a shower and looking like he's been asleep there for an hour.

My cats (again) - coming...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Aug 21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 142,298
Posted By Wobbles
We are TUI so we are out too - but now get to...

We are TUI so we are out too - but now get to look at next October and see if I can sneak in an extra sneak trip in March with the BA credits I am holding on to
Forum: General Chat 11 Aug 21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 21,339
Posted By Wobbles
My best friend's parents took me when I was 9 in...

My best friend's parents took me when I was 9 in 1982. They knew my mum could never afford it and they wanted to do something nice for me (I didn't know that the time that my mum was dying and they...
Forum: General Chat 8 Aug 21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,437
Posted By Wobbles
12 every 5-6 weeks, 5 bed semi. 3 large...

12 every 5-6 weeks, 5 bed semi.

3 large windows, 3 medium windows, 3 small, door and conservatory every 3 months for an extra 10.

That's in the West Country. Good guy, has a pole but does a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Aug 21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,510
Posted By Wobbles
We love Universal and are really missing it at...

We love Universal and are really missing it at the moment.

Firstly, think about 1 of your party having an annual pass, you can make great savings on onsite hotels, food and merch. Discounts on the...
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