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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By Bozza
Thanks! Annoying that option wasn't...

Thanks!

Annoying that option wasn't suggested to me by the otherwise excellent agent who helped me out.

I've got quite a hectic day, so not sure I'll be able to find a slot to wait on hold for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By Bozza
Finally made a booking for our 4-week summer trip...

Finally made a booking for our 4-week summer trip last night using points for PE flights (sadly no Upper availability around the time we want to travel).

It's the first time we've booked since the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,312
Posted By Bozza
Yikes - hope that works OK for you. We're...

Yikes - hope that works OK for you.

We're strictly Saturday to Saturday to fit in with half-term, so we couldn't take a similar amendment. I'm wondering if the cancellations are due to the flights...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Jan 22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Bozza
20 days for £856 sounds like a great price in the...

20 days for £856 sounds like a great price in the current market. The last time I had a look for a slmilar length hire in the summer it was close to £2k!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Jan 22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Bozza
No problem with Dollar at all. I'd always go for...

No problem with Dollar at all. I'd always go for Alamo first, but I'd have no hesitation using Dollar.

Other sites to try:

Virgin Holidays - sometimes the best price on car hire only.
British...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Bozza
A perfect summary. I'm certainly all about...

A perfect summary.

I'm certainly all about the experience, so if I were pushing the boat out for what may be a one-off, I'd do outbound. I see little merit in spending a fair chunk of cash so I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,312
Posted By Bozza
Yeah, ours is a BA package, which has to work in...

Yeah, ours is a BA package, which has to work in our favour if there's a switch!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Jan 22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Bozza
Here you go >>>...

Here you go >>> hhttps://www.virginholidays.co.uk/holiday-types/flydrive-holidays/car-hire/usa-and-canada-car-hire

Why hire a car with Virgin Holidays?

Partnered with Alamo/National, we’re able...
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,119
Posted By Bozza
I'm amazed that, with current freezing...

I'm amazed that, with current freezing temperatures overnight, 20 minutes in the morning would really make much of a difference.

I've just checked our Hive over the last week and our heating has...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,312
Posted By Bozza
I'm on BA2167 to Tampa on the 19th. I don't...

I'm on BA2167 to Tampa on the 19th.

I don't want to switch to MCO as I have a car waiting for me in Tampa 😂
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Bozza
It doesn’t fly daily, but it was scheduled for...

It doesn’t fly daily, but it was scheduled for today.
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Bozza
The main risk seems to be to 777s.

The main risk seems to be to 777s.
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Bozza
Indeed, as I posted around the same time as you,...

Indeed, as I posted around the same time as you, above.

CNN ran a piece on this which goes into greater detail: https://edition.cnn.com/2022/01/19/business/5g-aviation-safety-europe/index.html
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Bozza
Because in Europe the frequency range selected...

Because in Europe the frequency range selected for 5G was sufficiently distanced from the range used by commercial aircraft altimeters.

In the US they selected a frequency range which is closer to...
Forum: Accommodation 20 Jan 22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Bozza
Cheers Ears have just started a new vLog series...

Cheers Ears have just started a new vLog series and one of their rooms is a 2-bed suite at Endless Summer, so you can check it out on YouTube if it may appeal.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,705
Posted By Bozza
Ah - thanks. There's no real rush for us, I...

Ah - thanks.

There's no real rush for us, I just wanted to check it out. I'll take a look again next week.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By Bozza
^^^ Discount code SMTRAV30 is the code to take...

^^^ Discount code SMTRAV30 is the code to take 30% off for DocHQ.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By Bozza
We booked with DocHQ as there were some positive...

We booked with DocHQ as there were some positive words on here from other Dibbers and they seemed pretty cheap at £51.45 all-in for the three of us.

Setting up the viedo appoointment for early in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,705
Posted By Bozza
Those that have used it already, can you only...

Those that have used it already, can you only setup your trip in the same month you are flying?

I've just installed the app to take a look ahead of our mid-Feb BA flight and when I go to set the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By Bozza
Just highlighting that the V-Room is different to...

Just highlighting that the V-Room is different to the Clubhouse. You probably know this, but saying just in case you don't...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Jan 22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By Bozza
If nothing else, in order to ride Hogwarts...

If nothing else, in order to ride Hogwarts Express you'll need a two-park ticket.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jan 22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,720
Posted By Bozza
My solo "book a flight in the morning to fly that...

My solo "book a flight in the morning to fly that very lunchtime" is probably about as last-minute as you can get, and tricky now with the testing required, but we've done plenty of other trips...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Jan 22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By Bozza
Indeed - February 17th. Handy as we fly in...

Indeed - February 17th.

Handy as we fly in on the 19th (negative tests permitting)!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Jan 22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By Bozza
The sparkling wine is mentioned as a drink after...

The sparkling wine is mentioned as a drink after take-off, not as a "welcome aboard" drink:

In World Traveller Plus you can enjoy a glass of sparkling wine after take-off
...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 13 Jan 22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Bozza
If the main purpose is for your own family...

If the main purpose is for your own family memories, there's no reason why you need to publish the videos publically on Youtube.

In fact, by NOT publishing on Youtube you have more latitude as to...
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Jan 22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Bozza
Oh sorry, I mis-read your message, thinking she...

Oh sorry, I mis-read your message, thinking she had the first jab already, but had to wait on the second due to infection.

It's a tough one. A left-field possibility would be to look at cheap...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Jan 22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Bozza
Great decision! I'm sitting here still...

Great decision!

I'm sitting here still trying to work out what we're going to do and where we're going to stay on our Feb half-term trip (looks like ours is a week after yours).

We're planning...
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Jan 22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By Bozza
Presumably you could just head to a vaccine...

Presumably you could just head to a vaccine centre today and get the second jab, although I don't know if "fully vaccinated" means the booster also.

We were contemplating including New York in our...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Jan 22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By Bozza
I always respond the same to these threads: ...

I always respond the same to these threads:

Your choice of hotel should not be dependent upon which terminal you are flying from, as the terminals are joined by the little shuttle thing that runs...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Jan 22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By Bozza
Jiko is still closed, alas.

Jiko is still closed, alas.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Jan 22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By Bozza
I've been a veggie for over 30 years, and visited...

I've been a veggie for over 30 years, and visited WDW many times over that time.

The choices today are a world away from the sparse options in years gone by.

My partner is a pescatarian, but...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,251
Posted By Bozza
MSE also covers this, and they'll have researched...

MSE also covers this, and they'll have researched it even more than me 😂

Three is currently the standout when it comes to roaming, but from May 2022 extra charges will apply for new contract...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,251
Posted By Bozza
Not on PAYG as it stands, only contracts. I did...

Not on PAYG as it stands, only contracts. I did my research before posting that :)

From Three's own website (link: http://www.three.co.uk/go-roam#faq )...

To unlock your UK allowance in Go Roam...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By Bozza
Probably not - depends on the ages of the kids. ...

Probably not - depends on the ages of the kids.

As I posted earlier on this thread...



From memory, it was c£390 return London - Miami, but if you have more and/or younger kids, the average...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 12 Jan 22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,306
Posted By Bozza
Anyway, it was good being a weirdo veggie all...

Anyway, it was good being a weirdo veggie all those years ago.

Now everyone is doing it, I might buck the trend and start eating meat again. 😂
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 12 Jan 22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,306
Posted By Bozza
It wasn't too much fun being a veggie in WDW over...

It wasn't too much fun being a veggie in WDW over 30 years ago. The choices, pretty much everywhere, were a plain cheese and tomato pizza or the most basic of salads.

If you were a vegan (I'm not...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By Bozza
I put in 5th and 19th August +/- 3 days for each...

I put in 5th and 19th August +/- 3 days for each. Checking again, the United fares were 2-16/8.

Not sure if this link will work or not:...
Forum: TV and Film 12 Jan 22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Bozza
I'm just glad that BBC stands for British...

I'm just glad that BBC stands for British Broadcasting Corporation in this instance 😂
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,786
Posted By Bozza
Out of interest, what would you consider...

Out of interest, what would you consider reasonable?

Just banging some dates into Kayak in August, I got c£400 indirect fares into Miami with TAP. I'd be wary of using them, but plenty do.
...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jan 22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 47,013
Posted By Bozza
Was there any need to post a spoiler? I'd...

Was there any need to post a spoiler?

I'd intentionally avoided doing so.
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