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Forum: Accommodation Today, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By sprocket
Disney gets most visitors from the US and only a...

Disney gets most visitors from the US and only a fraction from the UK. The US also love their last minute deals, which Disney will offer at some stage.

People will still book at the higher price,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 03:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,095
Posted By sprocket
I think positivity will come once lockdown is...

I think positivity will come once lockdown is lifted, then we can see what happens. This isnt just about Covid, but power has gone to too many peoples heads and are controlling us now.
They are...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Today, 03:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,632
Posted By sprocket
Am I the only person to do this and always get...

Am I the only person to do this and always get off and think whats the big deal. I feel nothing on it and feel like I am in a small box for a few minutes looking at a tiny screen getting board. I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,405
Posted By sprocket
We have now moved our holiday 4 times. Each time...

We have now moved our holiday 4 times. Each time we only booked via Disney for 1 person with a £50 deposit. We cancelled each time and lost the deposit because we book via Quidco and get £150+...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By sprocket
Can you charge to the room on the App at any till...

Can you charge to the room on the App at any till like you can with the magic band?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By sprocket
Planning for 2022 - Disney Resort Benefits?

EMH - Gone (30 minutes early isnt a benefit and we preferred the evening extra hours anyway)

Magical Express - Gone

Magic Bands - No longer free

Dining Plans - Gone

60 day FPs - Gone
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jan 21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By sprocket
Now ruling out August 2021

Was booked for Aug 2020 and I felt confident in May we would be going. We then moved it to Oct 2020 knowing we would definitely be going. This was again moved to August 2021.
Its only January, but I...
Forum: General Chat 22 Dec 20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,263
Posted By sprocket
Thank you all for the help, i really didnt expect...

Thank you all for the help, i really didnt expect this many responses to my post. Due to the occasion and I did prefer it, I think the Tiffany has the lead. Even being over priced, it has that...
Forum: General Chat 22 Dec 20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,263
Posted By sprocket
Necklace Help From The Ladies

Hopefully someone can help.
If you were picking (or being given) a Pearl necklace for a special occasion, would either of the 2 below be suitable. One is 9ct White Gold, but the Tiffany is only...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 2 Dec 20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By sprocket
Hand Warmers

Anyone know if these are any good?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/infray-Rechargeable-Reusable-Electric-Double-Sided/dp/B08CMS8Z6V/

Doesnt have to be this one, just these types of thing to keep your...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Nov 20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By sprocket
My account seems ok, im just waiting on my Uncle...

My account seems ok, im just waiting on my Uncle that I had lost touch with, actually cant remember him, inheritance. Apparently I was left a sum of money and I just had to upload my identification...
Forum: Tickets 18 Nov 20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By sprocket
They will only get their tickets and be able to...

They will only get their tickets and be able to link them once paid in full. All the deposit does is secure the price, you arent allocated a ticket.
Forum: TV and Film 17 Nov 20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By sprocket
We have rewatched Lost from the beginning. Its...

We have rewatched Lost from the beginning. Its actually better 2nd time around. This time we realised how unimportant a few of the main characters are (Jack and Kate) and how more important a few of...
Forum: General Chat 2 Nov 20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By sprocket
Sounds like a possible plot line for Hangover...

Sounds like a possible plot line for Hangover Part 4.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Nov 20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By sprocket
I would hold off until after Covid and things...

I would hold off until after Covid and things start getting normal (if they ever do).
Problem you have at the moment is if you take out a policy during restrictions, you may find the T&Cs come and...
Forum: TV and Film 2 Nov 20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By sprocket
The law says you need to be covered by a TV...

The law says you need to be covered by a TV Licence to:
- watch or record programmes as they’re being shown on TV, on any channel
- watch or stream programmes live on an online TV service (such as...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 19 Oct 20, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By sprocket
Your almost right. Its to keep money investments...

Your almost right. Its to keep money investments. The whole thing is a hoax by forign corporations to generate money. Its happened elsewhere around the world. Eventually they will release a statement...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Oct 20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,372
Posted By sprocket
I dont mind wearing a mask on a plane, but in the...

I dont mind wearing a mask on a plane, but in the parks would be enough for us to cancel.
Its bad enough wearing them for an hour in the shops, and thats in a cooled climate.
Masks always seem to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Sep 20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By sprocket
You made a fatal error in judgement. It was very...

You made a fatal error in judgement. It was very obvious in August that Aerlingus would still not be flying to Orlando in October from Dublin directly. Why did you leave it until after your final...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Sep 20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By sprocket
Car hire while at Disney

Next year we plan to stay at Disney for 14 nights. 5 of those nights are complementary from Disney and include free parking. Is it easy enough to hire a car while in Disney?

Having never driven in...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Sep 20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,087
Posted By sprocket
Having stayed in POFQ for 4 nights followed by 8...

Having stayed in POFQ for 4 nights followed by 8 nights in the BC, I would be jumping to stay at POFQ.
Worst Disney stay ever. Worst rooms, Worst beds. Worst staff. The only good thing was getting 5...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Sep 20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,087
Posted By sprocket
We were booked in October for AKL. We were...

We were booked in October for AKL. We were contacted by phone a few weeks ago to ask what hotel would we like to be moved to. Any deluxe. Unfortunately I said I was about to call them to move my...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Sep 20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By sprocket
I was recently speaking to them about moving our...

I was recently speaking to them about moving our holiday to next year and their words were that nothing is being released until the new year at the earliest for October on wards. They said as the US...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Sep 20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,277
Posted By sprocket
Once holidays restart, travel insurance will be...

Once holidays restart, travel insurance will be like after the ash cloud shutdown. Some companies will exclude it, others will have bolt ons. One thing is for sure, the T&Cs on them all will change...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Aug 20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By sprocket
Disney Free Dining 2020 and 35% discount

What were the date restrictions when people were offered the 35% discount after their free dining was cancelled. Was is only for new booking in 2020 or could it be used for 2021?
Forum: General Chat 13 Jul 20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By sprocket
Music Boxes

We bought an official Disney 'Beauty and the Beast' music box many many years ago in Disney World (the matchbox size ones with crank handle).

Never seen anything like this again. Does anyone know...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jul 20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 49,282
Posted By sprocket
The problem is how death rate is reported. Doesnt...

The problem is how death rate is reported. Doesnt the US report differently, like Germany have all along. The true death figures are being hidden by many countries.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jul 20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By sprocket
lots of negative press about these guys...

lots of negative press about these guys unfortunately. Especially getting refunds or cancelling. Hopefully he has travel insurance.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jul 20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 49,282
Posted By sprocket
yeap, and at this rate its going to get worst in...

yeap, and at this rate its going to get worst in Florida over the next 3 months. Even if it does start to get better and they peak soon, it will be more than 3 months to get over it, and I have...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Jun 20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,227
Posted By sprocket
Especially with no water parks or pools.

Especially with no water parks or pools.
Forum: Accommodation 26 Jun 20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By sprocket
Wasnt the 35% only for US bookings?

Wasnt the 35% only for US bookings?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Jun 20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By sprocket
Masks, No FPs, No park hopping, no EMH, no pools,...

Masks, No FPs, No park hopping, no EMH, no pools, no water parks are all reasons our October holiday is now uncertain. But more rules, more restrictions, more tension, less relaxation while in the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Jun 20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,191
Posted By sprocket
Project fear. Never believe anything until its...

Project fear. Never believe anything until its officially announced.
The number of maybe this maybe that, possibly, could happen, may happen etc stories I have read. One scientist says this, but...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Jun 20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By sprocket
This is an extremely common mistake. Disney UK is...

This is an extremely common mistake. Disney UK is effectively a travel agent and only gets a very small percentage of rooms allocated.
Just because Disney UK is showing no availability doesnt mean...
Forum: Tickets 18 Jun 20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,242
Posted By sprocket
I have spoken to Disney this morning about our...

I have spoken to Disney this morning about our 2020 reservation. I asked about 2021 and the cast member said that the booking system just brought in for this years park reopening was being designed...
Forum: General Chat 15 Jun 20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,934
Posted By sprocket
Mobile Why is this still being reported by anyone. Go...

Why is this still being reported by anyone.
Go research Paramount Murcia.

Idea, land bought, investors. Mean while people behind it pay themselves huge sums of money. Then eventually the money...
Forum: General Chat 15 Jun 20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,052
Posted By sprocket
Mobile On the list already

On the list already
Forum: General Chat 15 Jun 20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,052
Posted By sprocket
Mobile Luxury Chocolates

I am after suggestions for luxury chocolates for a special gift.
I don't mean something you can just buy from Tesco.

We love Hotel Chocolat so after something different.

While travelling I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jun 20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By sprocket
Update 2020 Booking

Currently we have a booking in October. This was made with only one person added to the room to save on deposit until closer to the time.

With the current restriction on 2020 bookings, do you...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 10 Jun 20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By sprocket
Check the renewal month and points available for...

Check the renewal month and points available for 2020 and 2021. Also check the lease expiry for the resort. Some resorts have only 20ish years left.
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