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Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 9 Sep 21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Hopefuldad
Well after much debating we decided to postpone...

Well after much debating we decided to postpone to 2023. Itís a long way off but hopefully things will be calmer by then. Honestly if theyíre not they never will be I donít think. Gives us longer to...
Forum: Christmas 26 Aug 21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,380
Posted By Hopefuldad
Is costco any good? Always considered joining but...

Is costco any good? Always considered joining but never got around to it.
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By Hopefuldad
Pre-covid we'd go during the week and it was...

Pre-covid we'd go during the week and it was often quiet, sometimes having the whole cinema to ourselves.
Now it's like that all the time, we have limitless passes so go at least once a week,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Aug 21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,122
Posted By Hopefuldad
I just mentioned this to my wife as I found it...

I just mentioned this to my wife as I found it interesting, her reply 'Yeah I know, I watch Chicago fire, 9-1-1, station 19, they do it all the time' Who knew tv could be so educational :d:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Aug 21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,122
Posted By Hopefuldad
My wife thinks the same as you, already has a...

My wife thinks the same as you, already has a plastic wallet with all documents printed out, copies of tickets etc just in case :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Aug 21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,122
Posted By Hopefuldad
Glad your son was ok, and you're right hindsight...

Glad your son was ok, and you're right hindsight is always 20-20, we can only make the best choices with what information we have at the time :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Aug 21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,122
Posted By Hopefuldad
Brilliant this is all very reassuring :) We're...

Brilliant this is all very reassuring :) We're staying on I-drive so assuming Celebration will be our closest hospital.
We're with Staysure and have the highest level of medical cover, off the top...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Aug 21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,122
Posted By Hopefuldad
Hospital care in Florida

Hi all.
Hopefully we are travelling next year and will be our first time. I have a number of existing conditions and while hopefully I shouldnt need any care while there, does anybody have any...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Aug 21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,708
Posted By Hopefuldad
Keeping everything crossed for you and your...

Keeping everything crossed for you and your family. As much as holidays are obviously important for mental health etc families like yours are the ones really suffering with this travel ban.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Aug 21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,708
Posted By Hopefuldad
They'll probably request 2 for children then...

They'll probably request 2 for children then. Glad your niece is covered, must be a weight off your brother and sister in laws minds.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Aug 21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,708
Posted By Hopefuldad
Are children in america getting 2 doses does...

Are children in america getting 2 doses does anyone know? Sounds like we're just doing one :\
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Aug 21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,708
Posted By Hopefuldad
Wonder what the plan will be with children.

Wonder what the plan will be with children.
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,296
Posted By Hopefuldad
Paying for parking in hospitals is a sore spot...

Paying for parking in hospitals is a sore spot for me too. Ours is so expensive compared to parking in town (nowhere near the hospital so not like you could park there and walk) but it adds insult to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 Jul 21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,196
Posted By Hopefuldad
Is it because you are still waiting to have the...

Is it because you are still waiting to have the op? Or things are still under investigation? I know my FIL had a hell of a time getting insurance when they were investigating a problem with his...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning & Days Out 31 Jul 21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Hopefuldad
Oh well, thanks for the advice :) just looked at...

Oh well, thanks for the advice :) just looked at haven and the same holiday which cost me £350 this year is £1500 next year 😱😱😱 maybe staying home if Florida doesnít go ahead 😂
Forum: General Chat 30 Jul 21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,793
Posted By Hopefuldad
Things can change in a week with Covid, nothing...

Things can change in a week with Covid, nothing wrong with keeping some hope alive as long as you prepare yourself to possibly be disappointed too. :) Like my wife always says, hope for the best but...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning & Days Out 30 Jul 21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Hopefuldad
2022 free cancellations?

Ok so we are booked for Florida next year, but if that doesnt go ahead we would like a plan b. Does anyone know of anywhere still doing free cancellations on holidays? I know Disneyland paris were...
Forum: General Chat 30 Jul 21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,793
Posted By Hopefuldad
Are paris still doing their refundable trips or...

Are paris still doing their refundable trips or has that ended now?
Forum: General Chat 30 Jul 21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By Hopefuldad
Fx, hope you didn't have any outdoor plans for...

Fx, hope you didn't have any outdoor plans for today?
On a 'good' note though my wife has decided it's the perfect weather to start her online Christmas shopping. She tells me it's good anyway lol
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jul 21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By Hopefuldad
Honestly I wouldnt pay any attention to any crowd...

Honestly I wouldnt pay any attention to any crowd predictions at the moment as it would depend so much on what restrictions are in place at the time. The only ones likely to be accurate are avoid...
Forum: General Chat 30 Jul 21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By Hopefuldad
Same here, and we're taking 6 girls camping this...

Same here, and we're taking 6 girls camping this weekend. :confused2:confused2:confused2:d:
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jul 21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By Hopefuldad
We're going april/may and we reserved ours as...

We're going april/may and we reserved ours as soon as we got our tickets back in May. There is plenty of availability and if we can we may change nearer the time but better to have them now just in...
Forum: General Chat 30 Jul 21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,793
Posted By Hopefuldad
We're booked April too and I'm not sure. We're...

We're booked April too and I'm not sure. We're not telling the kids and we haven't bought anything specifically for Florida, Disney pins to trade etc. We've been looking at booking a UK holiday in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jul 21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7,296
Views: 681,426
Posted By Hopefuldad
I got the same email. Definitely automatic but...

I got the same email. Definitely automatic but interesting they're doing anything other than just cancelling.
Forum: General Trip Reports 29 Jul 21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By Hopefuldad
My wife said she would, my son and I stayed in...

My wife said she would, my son and I stayed in the caravan and ate fish and chips :d: She said she enjoyed it because the weather and scenery was amazing and it was so relaxing, and obviously our...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7,296
Views: 681,426
Posted By Hopefuldad
If you don't like the comments there, avoid the...

If you don't like the comments there, avoid the Public Health England twitter page when it releases the daily case numbers. Sadly just as depressing.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning & Days Out 27 Jul 21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Hopefuldad
You can book when there if there is space, we...

You can book when there if there is space, we found that very very limited though, really only the first morning session had space when we went but the park was very busy at the time, you might get...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning & Days Out 27 Jul 21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Hopefuldad
Yes just keep checking, the app is dreadful and...

Yes just keep checking, the app is dreadful and we had no end of issues with it but did manage to get booked in the end. Good luck :)
Forum: General Trip Reports 27 Jul 21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 886
Posted By Hopefuldad
Small world, we were in Scotland last week and my...

Small world, we were in Scotland last week and my wife took our youngest on the Jacobite train. Its a beautiful place. Glad you all had a good time.
Forum: TV and Film 26 Jul 21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 27,718
Posted By Hopefuldad
Also saw Old today and enjoyed it. Was well...

Also saw Old today and enjoyed it. Was well enough explained at the end to be satisfactory but left enough to still have some mystery.
Forum: General Chat 26 Jul 21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,883
Posted By Hopefuldad
Not quite as good an amount as yours, but we had...

Not quite as good an amount as yours, but we had a £3.33 payment from county court last year. Was very confused about it. Made a few phone calls and turned out it was compensation from 2009 when...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jul 21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 45,998
Posted By Hopefuldad
On a slight positive note, studies seem to be...

On a slight positive note, studies seem to be showing that the vaccines work against deaths/hospitilisations for the Beta variant but are weaker with transmission. Small bit of good news but I'm...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jul 21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 45,998
Posted By Hopefuldad
Can completely understand why you would want to...

Can completely understand why you would want to wait until things are more sure :) If our kids were younger and I was healthier we would probably do the same thing :)
Heres hoping we are all on a...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Jul 21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,741
Posted By Hopefuldad
Sorry cross posted, hope you get a holiday soon.

Sorry cross posted, hope you get a holiday soon.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Jul 21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,741
Posted By Hopefuldad
We cancelled ours earlier this year, one phone...

We cancelled ours earlier this year, one phone call and they refunded us within 2 days. Sorry you're having to cancel but fx they're as helpful for you :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jul 21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 45,998
Posted By Hopefuldad
Youíre right it is amazingly frustrating that...

Youíre right it is amazingly frustrating that people still donít know how to use masks so far down the line. If they did it would make such a difference.
The uptick at the moment is mainly amongst...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Jul 21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 45,998
Posted By Hopefuldad
I agree that restrictions need to be released,...

I agree that restrictions need to be released, business' need to be opened and we do need to learn to live with this virus.
That said I don't think learning to live with this means going back to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Jul 21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 45,998
Posted By Hopefuldad
We're due to go in April next year and even then...

We're due to go in April next year and even then I'm not sure.
Honestly I don't understand why yet again Boris seems to be going against the advise of all the scientists and doing different than...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 10 Jul 21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,747
Posted By Hopefuldad
Ive never had a good experience ordering online...

Ive never had a good experience ordering online. Items broken, bashed or incomplete, that's assuming they turn up at all. Which is a shame as I think the quality of Disney items from store are...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Jul 21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By Hopefuldad
Great :) Thank you for all the info

Great :) Thank you for all the info
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