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Forum: Accommodation 7 Sep 19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
i would say yes. When we were in Orlando...

i would say yes.

When we were in Orlando back in November 2018, the pool pump failed meaning we had no pool heat for 3 days - you really notice the difference between a heated pool and one...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Sep 19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Thanks very much for the advice. Almost...

Thanks very much for the advice.

Almost sounds too easy, but after a 10hr flight that's what you want!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Sep 19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Alamo OLCI, Virgin gold + insurance and car seats

Morning all,

i've finally won the battle and booked our next trip:spin:, we took advantage of the virgin sale and booked a package - we normally would book all elements individually but price...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Aug 19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,101
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Mobile Weve just booked 2 weeks in October 2020. Ive...

Weve just booked 2 weeks in October 2020. Ive been price watching for 3 weeks and saved about 500 on pre-sale prices.

Im happy
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Apr 19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,929
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
We flew Edinburgh to Gatwick then onto MCO and...

We flew Edinburgh to Gatwick then onto MCO and back in November with BA. Refurbed plane there and back and they cabin crew were great with our 3 kids, especially the youngest (6 months at the time)...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Nov 18, 05:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,798
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
we managed Typhoon Lagoon on Saturday then...

we managed Typhoon Lagoon on Saturday then Aquatica on Sunday - water parks were empty - great for the kids. Both closed yesterday and today.

it was 9c tonight at Magic Kingdom - hats, scarves,...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Sep 18, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
thanks everyone. Just nerves i think, first...

thanks everyone.

Just nerves i think, first time using MCO in 8 years - used Tampa for previous couple of visits, that and the thought of a battle with a hire company after a 10 hr flight with 3...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Sep 18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Avis @ MCO - any good news stories?

Evening all,

we head out in 10 weeks and are getting slightly nervous having read some of the reviews of how you've been treated by Avis...

we've visited orlando 7 or 8 times as a family and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 May 18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Thanks both. it was Delta and T4. ...

Thanks both.

it was Delta and T4.

we've since found a 400 cheaper option via Gatwick to MCO from Edinburgh with BA so we've booked up.

1700 for 2 adults, 2 kids and a baby - works out...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 May 18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
HELP: flying to Tampa via NYC

Hi all,

quick question, we can get good flight times and prices flying from Edinburgh to NYC to Tampa compared to BA via London and can save around 300 in car hire costs compared to MCO.

Does...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Apr 18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Thanks for this. I'll do some more digging...

Thanks for this.

I'll do some more digging - might not be worth the hassle.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 31 Mar 18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Uber/taxi with a 4,2 & 6 month old

is it do-able? i'm not sure on taxi laws in the states.

it's a last resort in case we want to go for a few drinks one night.

thanks
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Nov 16, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Thanks guys. sounds like 15-30 mins before...

Thanks guys.

sounds like 15-30 mins before at the front of the park plus parking etc would mean being at the transportation centre close to an hour before park opening :zzz:

The first morning...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Nov 16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Rope drop - what time does it start

Morning all,

we're heading out in 4 weeks, as we'll have a 2 1/2 year old and a 10 month old i'm thinking any chance of a lie in is well and truly out the window.

we've never made rope drop...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Feb 16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
We took our wee girl, she was 15 months when we...

We took our wee girl, she was 15 months when we flew.

My wife packed a few wee presents that we gave her throughout the flight on the way over. We also loaded the iPad with a few episodes of her...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 16 Oct 15, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Hi, Here now, Nike outlet at the top of...

Hi,

Here now, Nike outlet at the top of I-drive has Aaron Rodgers jerseys at the moment. No Clay Matthews or Eddie Lacy though.

I think they were about $60. They've also got some decent...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Oct 15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Thanks for the quick response. One band it...

Thanks for the quick response.

One band it is
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Oct 15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Magic bands and memory maker

Hi all,

I think we're going to get the memory maker package and I like the idea of it being linked to a magic band.

I was reading the Disney website, do you need to be staying onsite (we're...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Aug 15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,357
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Thanks again all. I think extra special...

Thanks again all.

I think extra special brownie points will be gained from a cabana and one of the packages - looking like elite at the moment.

Liam
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Aug 15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,357
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Wow - that sounds great, would be a great way to...

Wow - that sounds great, would be a great way to celebrate I think.

I like the idea of the cabana and the buoy would be that extra special touch.

I'd agree with the member of staff being...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Aug 15, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,357
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Discovery cove elite or vip packages

Hi all,

Has anyone used these packages? The DC website asks you to call for more info.

Background is that my wife will be 23 weeks pregnant and we're taking our daughter who'll be 16 months...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Aug 15, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Thanks again.

Thanks again.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Aug 15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Guys, Thanks very much. We had it in our...

Guys,

Thanks very much. We had it in our heads that there was a difference in taste and texture. Trying to avoid any dramas.

Liam
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Aug 15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
American milk for toddlers

Hi guys,

Apologies as this has likely been asked before.

I know from previous trips that american milk is slightly different to ours. This trip is slightly different as we'll be taking our...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 8 Aug 10, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
for $5, someones garden/driveway sounds ideal, i...

for $5, someones garden/driveway sounds ideal, i wasn't too sure if the car would be safe but if the locals are doing it i guess it will be safe enough for us too.

Thanks
Forum: Shopping in Florida 8 Aug 10, 06:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,916
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
New Ugg store

Is the Ugg store at Prime outlets open yet?

My wife is determined she's getting a pair this year but she's not sure whether to pick up a pair in New York or hold off until Orlando?

is there a...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 8 Aug 10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Parking at Buc's game?

As the title says...

My wife has kindly bought me tickets to Buc's v Steelers at Tampa for my birthday, i've been to Tampa before but never to the stadium and i've no clue where to park.
...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 May 10, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
i thought reflections was a really good evening...

i thought reflections was a really good evening show, a few bottles of bud light might have helped my opinion but who knows?

you've just got to hope the winds not blowing in your direction, we...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 11 May 10, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Tracy, Just checked out your link, thanks...

Tracy,

Just checked out your link, thanks very much - it give's me something to google tonight!
Forum: Beyond the Parks 11 May 10, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Thanks for the replies! I'm hoping to drag...

Thanks for the replies!

I'm hoping to drag my wife along with me to be my driver for the day, i'm not the best so i was hoping to go round and take lumps out on my own.

Do you tend to play...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 9 May 10, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Golf - can you play on your own?

Hi,

as the title suggests, can you play a round on your own in Orlando? i'm keen to get a round or two in out there but my wife doesn't play so i'd be on my own. She'd probably come along for the...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 4 Apr 10, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Sports dominator on I-drive sells tapout clothing...

Sports dominator on I-drive sells tapout clothing and macy's at the Florida mall sells affliction stuff or it did last August anyway. roughly $60 per t-shirt.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 18 Dec 09, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Hi, Be careful with Sports Dominator - it's...

Hi,
Be careful with Sports Dominator - it's one of the shops i love to go and have a wander through because i love american sport but i noticed in August that a lot of the names on the tops were...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Aug 09, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
We're going to Paolo Nutini then too! We ordered...

We're going to Paolo Nutini then too! We ordered online and are picking tickets up when we get there - only $70 for two tickets
Forum: Beyond the Parks 21 Jul 09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Mr & Mrs chimp
Clearwater or St Pete's

Hiya,
i was wondering if anyone could help... we are going back to florida in August and fancy taking in one or two beaches as this was part of the deal with the better half when we booked up...
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