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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 01:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By duchy
Looking at the OPs countdown the other passenger...

Looking at the OPs countdown the other passenger will have paid to reserve an aisle too.
The only saving grace is at this point special assistance can probably move the OP And her party elsewhere...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 12:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,395
Posted By duchy
Of course there is always the dreaded innocent...

Of course there is always the dreaded innocent passenger has selected an aisle seat because they NEEDan aisle seat for medical reasons too so I really cant understand why you didnt book a seat...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,872
Posted By duchy
What would I do ? Id keep right out of it and...

What would I do ?
Id keep right out of it and let them sort it out between themselves and refuse to get drawn in.
Frostiness between mutual friends can lead to you getting frozen out if you get...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By duchy
Re the status Match comment above, if youve...

Re the status Match comment above, if youve cruised before you can still do the status match and get the discount added after you book so long as its before youve paid your balance.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By duchy
We are booked on the sister ship the Seaside in...

We are booked on the sister ship the Seaside in September. Shop around, we got gratuities and premium drinks package included as well as a small cash discount from Hays . Unlike some other cruise...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Feb 20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 26,309
Posted By duchy
Then youd be in the same position as if your...

Then youd be in the same position as if your flight was cancelled for any other reason Id think.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 25 Feb 20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By duchy
After a late night flight from JFK to London on...

After a late night flight from JFK to London on Delta where it took three hours before we got fed (in business class no less) meaning the choice was wait to eat or starve and sleep I never rely on...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Feb 20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,698
Posted By duchy
Which was exactly what he intended. Ive had...

Which was exactly what he intended.
Ive had it a few times and been told (dismissively)to just sit in their seat. I ask them politely to move once then if they argue I get the cabin crew to shift...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Feb 20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By duchy
If it was a straight choice Id choose Norwegian...

If it was a straight choice Id choose Norwegian for the vastly nicer plane.
Forum: General Trip Planning 24 Feb 20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By duchy
Which terminal ? If flying from the south...

Which terminal ?
If flying from the south MyLounge has a small outside terrace too otherwise all offer more sanity than the main terminal.
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By duchy
May get compensation in the form of a voucher for...

May get compensation in the form of a voucher for future travel depending on the season for delay but EU261 wont apply.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Feb 20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 26,309
Posted By duchy
My ex MIL flies to the Caribbean tomorrow , she...

My ex MIL flies to the Caribbean tomorrow , she was hit by a virus last week and even though her temp has gone down , she has an awful cough and is concerned she may be refused boarding.
Its...
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,915
Posted By duchy
6 mostly parties and Hoop de do and dining at...

6 mostly parties and Hoop de do and dining at Cinderellas castle .
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,985
Posted By duchy
Well there was the time we ended up in the...

Well there was the time we ended up in the Croydon advertiser with a colleague in a kangaroo suit ...
So I suppose thats a yes. :grin:
However they are also slammed for not doing a hours after...
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,985
Posted By duchy
I dont see them quoted as saying anywhere that...

I dont see them quoted as saying anywhere that they wanted to disappear .
They did say they wanted to continue to work for good causes without the restraints that royal position inflicts. The fact...
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,985
Posted By duchy
I live in a community , at various times Ive...

I live in a community , at various times Ive worked in and for the community and just by doing so that community got to know where I lived, who my family were etc ... did that give them the...
Forum: General Chat 23 Feb 20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,521
Posted By duchy
Do you have a particular college in mind ? With...

Do you have a particular college in mind ?
With such a competitive entry it may be worth starting to keep up with the different colleges you are interested in on social media. Get a feel for them.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Feb 20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,826
Posted By duchy
No issue, it even has a name nesting when you...

No issue, it even has a name nesting when you nest a journey with in another round trip.
Forum: General Chat 23 Feb 20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,171
Posted By duchy
Knowing she was on a medical visit ? If it was...

Knowing she was on a medical visit ?
If it was a routine visit she was probably in and out in fifteen minutes ... if it wasnt itd be quite a nasty thing to do.
People get so precious about...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 Feb 20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,400
Posted By duchy
This would work better for us as we like a decent...

This would work better for us as we like a decent breakfast and a sit down dinner so breakfast somewhere like The Wave or Boma and then TS dinner works. We tend not to eat midday in the heat anyway...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 23 Feb 20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By duchy
Have you tried MSC in London . Their sales team...

Have you tried MSC in London . Their sales team may be able to help as its often the sort of thing they give travel agents as promotional stuff.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 Feb 20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By duchy
Agreed , theres always a choice of breakfast...

Agreed , theres always a choice of breakfast items so no point in paying twice.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 Feb 20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By duchy
I dont know , I know I needed to upgrade to get...

I dont know , I know I needed to upgrade to get it last year (ours is a free with bank account Tastecard). They upgraded for free with very little effort.
The year before I booked it with Norwegian...
Forum: General Chat 23 Feb 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,076
Posted By duchy
I love your optimism that you wont need a jacket...

I love your optimism that you wont need a jacket in the summer in London... I hope you are right ;)
Its no different to any other travel pass though. I tend to use a combined phonecase and...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Feb 20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By duchy
You have to have tastecard extra... but a...

You have to have tastecard extra... but a call complaining it wasnt clear you needed to have extra may get you a free upgrade.
I only booked last month for August... and it was the same deal...
Forum: General Chat 22 Feb 20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,352
Posted By duchy
Its a matter of a court proving intent so Id...

Its a matter of a court proving intent so Id think circumstances would have to be very singular for the prosecution to prove the customer was aware at the time of the transaction .
Morally of...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Feb 20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By duchy
MyLounge you can get for 13 pp with tastecard...

MyLounge you can get for 13 pp with tastecard plus including premium security booked in advance , often they have groupon deals too . On the door 30.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Feb 20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By duchy
Noooooo arriving into Euston its a five minute...

Noooooo arriving into Euston its a five minute walk to St Pancras , no need to drag bags on and off the tube to Victoria for a train to Gatwick. 44 minutes direct train.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Feb 20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By duchy
When Ive stayed at Yotel I got up , checked my...

When Ive stayed at Yotel I got up , checked my bags in (had arrived too late for twilight check in) , picked up coffee and super fresh pastries from Costa and retired back to my room for breakfast...
Forum: General Chat 22 Feb 20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,985
Posted By duchy
On Facebook this week I challenged someone...

On Facebook this week I challenged someone spouting something ridiculous Meghan was supposed to have thought ... the reply it must be true a royal correspondent (in a tabloid) said so.
Face/palm
Forum: General Chat 21 Feb 20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,985
Posted By duchy
I gave up on everyone but Steve Allen when Brexit...

I gave up on everyone but Steve Allen when Brexit was in full flow.
Im gradually returning now.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Feb 20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,988
Posted By duchy
Surely that was a huge DPA breech for the...

Surely that was a huge DPA breech for the passport office to tell you about his conviction ? You signing his passport application had no impact either way on his visa application. That is nothing to...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 21 Feb 20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By duchy
Lots of lovely resorts with beachside restaurants...

Lots of lovely resorts with beachside restaurants along the way we like Vero Beach... or break the journey far closer somewhere like West Palm Beach.
Forum: General Chat 21 Feb 20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By duchy
Maybe there is a feeling that you arent...

Maybe there is a feeling that you arent ambitious if its known you dont want extra hours or two travelling ... or maybe your face just doesnt fit. Unfair or not sometimes that just happens and...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 21 Feb 20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By duchy
No dont go ;) Seriously theres such a...

No dont go ;)

Seriously theres such a culture of advance planning on the dibb that youd think booking late and planning on the fly was impossible. So long as you are flexible youll have a fab...
Forum: General Chat 20 Feb 20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,694
Posted By duchy
Small steps , set a task for each day . Start...

Small steps , set a task for each day . Start small.
Tidy the house is too big. Tidying one drawer isnt.
Have a task each and some joint tasks.
Make sure you eat healthily and a walk every day...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Feb 20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By duchy
We due to some problem changes ended up with our...

We due to some problem changes ended up with our party split between The Boardwalk and AKL , an Uber was only $10 and was worth it if there was a wait for the Studios bus.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Feb 20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By duchy
What are your dates ?

What are your dates ?
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 19 Feb 20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By duchy
I always check it both ways. The U.K. offers are...

I always check it both ways. The U.K. offers are sometimes better , although sometime the US wins.
MSC this year is free gratuities and premium drinks package which made it a far better deal than...
Forum: General Chat 19 Feb 20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,981
Posted By duchy
I dont know where they are made now , the...

I dont know where they are made now , the factory in Croydon closed down some years ago.
My Mum went there as a temp and stayed for years ... my childhood sweets were pound bags of mis shapen...
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