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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By Slore
Really good prices for August. £500 each for us...

Really good prices for August. £500 each for us with luggage and seat reservations. Not sure whether to book yet though!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Oct 20, 03:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By Slore
I guess I should count myself Ďluckyí as Iíve...

I guess I should count myself Ďluckyí as Iíve only just gone over the 100 day mark.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Oct 20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By Slore
I had mine today so letís hope for a 3 day...

I had mine today so letís hope for a 3 day turnaround too!
Forum: Accommodation 2 Oct 20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Slore
Take a look here: ...

Take a look here:

https://www.manchesterairport.co.uk/flights-and-hotels/hotels/manchester-airport-hotels/
Forum: Accommodation 28 Sep 20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Slore
We did the park and stay at the Hilton last...

We did the park and stay at the Hilton last month. There were no shuttles (due to Covid) but I had no complaints. Was expensive but only worked out to £40 more than the cheapest parking in one of the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Sep 20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,211
Posted By Slore
Not sure if it was this channel you were watching...

Not sure if it was this channel you were watching but Midway Mayhem posts a lot of updates if it interests you.
Forum: Accommodation 18 Sep 20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Slore
I think just booking it in addition and just not...

I think just booking it in addition and just not staying thr one night at the Rosen is probably the better option. Saves having to repack everything for one night and an overnight bag will do.
Forum: Accommodation 18 Sep 20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Slore
Split Stays and Universal

Weíve never done a split stay but we have been exploring some options for when it is time to book. As itís a special trip, we were looking at 3 weeks.

Weíve got our heart set on a week at CBR...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Sep 20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,482
Posted By Slore
Well done for your son saying something. I...

Well done for your son saying something.

I was walking along the local high street a few weeks ago and someone, who lived above one of the shops, spat out of their window and it narrowly missed...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Sep 20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Slore
I know people who have had payments just got back...

I know people who have had payments just got back but some have had an email saying itís on itís way but can take up to 14 days from that point.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Sep 20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,512
Posted By Slore
I absolutely hate this. We went to Thorpe park a...

I absolutely hate this. We went to Thorpe park a few weeks ago and a group of 3 people behind us were so close. At one stage 1 of them was stood side by side next to me! It was because we kept our...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Sep 20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 919
Posted By Slore
I used T3 (Ryanair) to Germany a few weeks ago...

I used T3 (Ryanair) to Germany a few weeks ago and it was very quick.

Bag drop - A small queue but not a major wait time.

Security - No queue at all. You could prebook a time slot on the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Sep 20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,573
Posted By Slore
Exactly, thereís no stopping that from happening...

Exactly, thereís no stopping that from happening. From memory it seems that Scotland announce this first before the others so I assume thatís going to follow the same pattern.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Sep 20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,573
Posted By Slore
Well itís only Scotland at the minute...?

Well itís only Scotland at the minute...?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Sep 20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,573
Posted By Slore
Eek. I guess England normally follow afterwards?

Eek. I guess England normally follow afterwards?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Aug 20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By Slore
I have always been a big fan of Virgin but I do...

I have always been a big fan of Virgin but I do totally agree with you that itís been a disgusting level of customer service. Iíd probably consider further action if my refund wasnt just a deposit. ...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Aug 20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By Slore
If you go through the courts they automatically...

If you go through the courts they automatically add 8% on the amount, so that will be where the rate comes from. However, I am 100% you will not get the interest from them. I have read a few stories...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Aug 20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By Slore
Thatís incredible - these are timescales those of...

Thatís incredible - these are timescales those of us with Virgin bookings could only dream of!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Aug 20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,788
Posted By Slore
They monitor the number of cases per 100,000...

They monitor the number of cases per 100,000 people and Maltaís had increased by 105%. See snippet from the BBC article already linked to by the OP.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Aug 20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 197,200
Posted By Slore
Iíve not checked the figures for a bit but...

Iíve not checked the figures for a bit but theyíre still really high from when I checked last!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Aug 20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Slore
Excellent thanks! We are flying with Ryanair so...

Excellent thanks! We are flying with Ryanair so will be this terminal too.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Aug 20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Slore
What to Expect at Airport?

We are due to fly out next week from Manchester to Cologne. Iíve been keeping an eye out on the German figures; which are slowly rising so Iím hoping they donít spike before we go!

From people who...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 7 Aug 20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,318
Posted By Slore
We went Thorpe Park the second weekend it was...

We went Thorpe Park the second weekend it was open and did an overnight stay. Theyíd put a lot of thought into the queues with the yellow dots and so much sanitiser everywhere. Itís a shame that not...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Aug 20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Slore
Iíve only flown short haul with them and I was...

Iíve only flown short haul with them and I was very impressed. Glad to see the long haul reviews are just as good.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 5 Aug 20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Slore
We do like water parks and I was thinking it...

We do like water parks and I was thinking it would be a much more chilled day when we would have had 4 days at parks. It doesnít look outstanding though!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Aug 20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By Slore
I canít even fill the form with Tesco as it just...

I canít even fill the form with Tesco as it just displays an error message! Iím thinking of just waiting for Virgin now.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 5 Aug 20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Slore
Yes, I would always try buy that too - especially...

Yes, I would always try buy that too - especially given the distance to get there. Thanks!
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 4 Aug 20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Slore
Mobile We absolutely love coasters so with the huge...

We absolutely love coasters so with the huge offering at Six Flags is why we want to go. Did you spend just the 1 day there?
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 4 Aug 20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Slore
Mobile Iíve never driven an automatic but Iím not too...

Iíve never driven an automatic but Iím not too worried about the car, itís just being different roads that puts us off when youíre so used to the UK. I guess no roundabouts is a positive eh?

We...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 3 Aug 20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Slore
First Trip Planning

So, itís been a bucket list location for soooo long but Iím trying to get some sort of itinerary together and price it up. Thereís a few places I want to visit but theyíre not that easy to get to it...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Aug 20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By Slore
Mobile I think this came into play last week (I lose...

I think this came into play last week (I lose track now) which is definitely a positive step from them. My refund isnít due until W/C 18th October so lots of time left for me.

Yours is so close...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Aug 20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By Slore
Mobile In my honest opinion I donít see this happening...

In my honest opinion I donít see this happening until theyíve sorted the refund debacle out. I can only imagine the amount of angry people the staff would need to deal with, there wouldnít be any...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Jul 20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Slore
Mobile Yes, that could be the case, useful to know about...

Yes, that could be the case, useful to know about the routes and times though - thank you.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Jul 20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Slore
Mobile If you go back to make a dummy booking and look...

If you go back to make a dummy booking and look at the seat map, I counted only 9 prebooked seats. Of course this is only people who have paid for a specific seat and people may be waiting until an...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Jul 20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Slore
Ryanair - Do They Cancel Empty Flights?

Bit of a strange question but I have a flight booked to Cologne, on 17th August with Ryanair. At the minute thereís only 9 booked seats but I know some people may be waiting until check in to get the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Jul 20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By Slore
Mobile Absolutely, Iíve been fortunate that Iíve not had...

Absolutely, Iíve been fortunate that Iíve not had to claim before (hope Iíve not tempted fate) but can imagine it can be very difficult.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Jul 20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By Slore
Interesting point to check out on your insurance...

Interesting point to check out on your insurance with that. Iím not in any rush to book, Iím just eager to gather some rough ideas of prices like Iím sure others are.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Jul 20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By Slore
I called and they were not doing split stays...

I called and they were not doing split stays either but they said exactly the same that there would be a sale in September too.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Jul 20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By Slore
Mobile I might give them a call a bit later just out of...

I might give them a call a bit later just out of curiosity on prices. I want a split stay for 3 weeks in August so interested if they could do that.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Jul 20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,594
Posted By Slore
Mobile Unfortunately redundancy is inevitable at the...

Unfortunately redundancy is inevitable at the minute so Iím really sorry to hear you are going through it.

As others have said you pay for membership for Union so I would definitely take them as...
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