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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Dec 19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 928
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile Tampa is a great alternative airport. We didnt...

Tampa is a great alternative airport. We didnt have to queue or wait for immigration, luggage or car hire. The journey from the airport onward to Orlando is easy. Go for it 👍🏻
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Sep 19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 46,158
Posted By DeniseC
I will avoid 'grumpy' at all costs:d: we may well...

I will avoid 'grumpy' at all costs:d: we may well be grumpy too by then :D
We have already lost our PE seats due to the reduction in number of seats. :nonono:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Sep 19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 46,158
Posted By DeniseC
Can you check my daughters flight please? ...

Can you check my daughters flight please?

14/9/19. LGW - MCO. BA2039 @13-25.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Sep 19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 46,158
Posted By DeniseC
Hi, Can you check my flight please. Flying BA...

Hi,
Can you check my flight please.
Flying BA 2167 (a little apprehensive at the moment . Just wondering if we will be going at all!)
from LGW to TPA.
26/9/19 .
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Aug 19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile Thats good to hear. Thank you. Our dates...

Thats good to hear. Thank you.

Our dates are not available until next week so I will be poised and ready to strike when that day arrives!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Aug 19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By DeniseC
Question Beaches and Cream

Has anyone successfully managed to book Beaches and Cream for a party of five or more?
Seem to be able to get a booking for 4 but 5 seems impossible!
:(:(

Denise
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Jul 19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile Weve travelled several times to Miami. The first...

Weve travelled several times to Miami. The first trip a few years ago was horrendous with Queues everywhere in the airport.
Since then each trip has been better than the last.
The last 2 trips, we...
Forum: Accommodation 7 Jul 19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We always stay at the Marriott Pulse South Beach...

We always stay at the Marriott Pulse South Beach . On Ocean Drive. Lovely little hotel. Great staff.
Forum: Accommodation 24 Jun 19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile Weve stayed in the Englewood/Venice area several...

Weve stayed in the Englewood/Venice area several times. The 2 most recent visits we stayed at Rotunda West. Lovely area and some great places to eat out! The beaches are fabulous !
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 May 19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile I noticed this too! Weve been using the FLL...

I noticed this too! Weve been using the FLL route since it started as the prices have always been good.
☹️
Forum: Beyond the Parks 16 Apr 19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,490
Posted By DeniseC
We stayed here, Lauderdale BTS. It's just as...

We stayed here, Lauderdale BTS. It's just as you've described it. I need to go back! 😀
Forum: Beyond the Parks 13 Apr 19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,365
Posted By DeniseC
Makes a change from sitting in traffic doesn't...

Makes a change from sitting in traffic doesn't it?
We're even considering taking the 'special ' to see the Orlando Magic.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 13 Apr 19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,365
Posted By DeniseC
Thumbs up Amazing info, thanks! We ran out of time last...

Amazing info, thanks!
We ran out of time last visit but my husband loves trains:D and we will definitely include it in our itinerary when we return in Oct.
Forum: Tickets 13 Apr 19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By DeniseC
We've used undercovertourist before. 👍

We've used undercovertourist before. 👍
Forum: Beyond the Parks 13 Apr 19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,365
Posted By DeniseC
Thank you. It was the location of the Winter...

Thank you.
It was the location of the Winter Park station I wasn't sure of. Didn't want to get there and then have to take a cab. This sounds perfect.
We are near Poinciana so pass it often.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 12 Apr 19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,365
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We are hoping to catch the sun rail train from...

We are hoping to catch the sun rail train from Poinciana Station to Winter Park on our next trip. Is the station far from the main hub?
Its only 5-50 return.
Means we dont need to worry about...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 12 Apr 19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,490
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We stayed in Lauderdale- by the- sea. Lovely...

We stayed in Lauderdale- by the- sea.
Lovely beach . Only stayed one night but would happily go back.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Apr 19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We have travelled regularly with BA to FLL and...

We have travelled regularly with BA to FLL and home via FLL or MCO.
FLL often have really good prices .
Forum: Accommodation 17 Feb 19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By DeniseC
Watersong has a clubhouse with pool & hot tub,...

Watersong has a clubhouse with pool & hot tub, kiddies play area, volleyball, table tennis, putting green and Internet cafe. Just started Zumba classes and had food trucks visit while we were there...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Dec 18, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 129,041
Posted By DeniseC
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Dec 18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 129,041
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile BA 2169 LGW-FLL 22/12/18 Can this be...

BA 2169 LGW-FLL
22/12/18

Can this be checked please?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Nov 18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We never book seats in advance. Just book in...

We never book seats in advance. Just book in online 24hrs before flight and pick seats then. We have never been seated apart (2 of us). Personally I think you should be able to book seats when you...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Nov 18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We flew home from Miami on the A380 WT+. We chose...

We flew home from Miami on the A380 WT+. We chose to sit upstairs. It was very quiet 👍🏻
Forum: Beyond the Parks 21 Sep 18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 24,189
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We were there a week ago. The beach looked fine...

We were there a week ago. The beach looked fine but the sea was dark.
As to the smell, the lifeguards were wearing masks.
Awful stench.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 16 Sep 18, 07:35 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 24,189
Posted By DeniseC
We have been here in Rotonda for a week. Moving...

We have been here in Rotonda for a week. Moving on to Orlando tomorrow. Although we haven't been to the beach every day as was our plan, we have a lovely pool here and there are some great...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 15 Sep 18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile Weve stayed at the Alden Suites in St Petes...

Weve stayed at the Alden Suites in St Petes. Great location, right on the beach.
Also recommend Anna Maria Beach Cottages (these may be more expensive depending in season).
Forum: Beyond the Parks 13 Sep 18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 24,189
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We are currently in Rotonda West. We went to...

We are currently in Rotonda West. We went to Englewood on Tuesday evening for dinner. The stench was awful. Fortunately it was fine once we went inside the restaurant but they were telling us trade...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 29 Aug 18, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile It does seem to be looking better now. We are...

It does seem to be looking better now. We are also off to Rotonda soon and Ive had the reports emailed to me twice a day. Fingers crossed that it continues to improve.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 29 Aug 18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile Our villa is in Davenport so we travel up and get...

Our villa is in Davenport so we travel up and get off by Lake Buena Vista outlets, onto Poiciana and then the 17/92.

Never taken the 27 but I dont think theres much difference.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 29 Aug 18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By DeniseC
We take the turnpike purely because it comes up...

We take the turnpike purely because it comes up on the SatNav. Once youre out of the airport you're almost on top of it so it's just auto pilot for 200+ miles. (Easy for me to say as I don't do the...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 28 Aug 18, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By DeniseC
You could drive up to somewhere like Pompano...

You could drive up to somewhere like Pompano Beach. Not stayed there (yet!) but have heard positive reports. Nice to wake up by the ocean.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 27 Aug 18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We have travelled this route several times. The...

We have travelled this route several times. The early arrival into FLL means we can be at our villa around 6pm after stopping to pick up a few groceries on the way.
The drive is easy.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Aug 18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,333
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile I have wondered about this too. We only ever book...

I have wondered about this too. We only ever book fly drive . Maybe they do prioritise and deal with the full package enquiries first. More commission 😉
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Aug 18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile Travelled 3 times now on the BA LGW/FLL route...

Travelled 3 times now on the BA LGW/FLL route. Saved a fortune and always easy through immigration and the early arrival into FLL (2ish) means we can be in Orlando for dinner!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Aug 18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,333
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile I got so fed up with never getting a reply via...

I got so fed up with never getting a reply via phone or email I eventually gave up on them.
☹️☹️
Forum: Beyond the Parks 21 Aug 18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile Yes, most people tipped the captain. Go for...

Yes, most people tipped the captain.
Go for it! It makes a refreshing break from the frenzy of the theme parks.
I would suggest taking drinks on the boat with you.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 21 Aug 18, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We did the boat ride at Mount Dora. Recommended! ...

We did the boat ride at Mount Dora. Recommended!
Mount Dora is a beautiful little town with some nice restaurants/bars and some quirky little shops.
The boat ride is about 2hrs long and on its own...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 19 Aug 18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,830
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile We are due to stay in the Rotunda area in 3 weeks...

We are due to stay in the Rotunda area in 3 weeks time. Stayed around this area several times before. Such a beautiful area, amazing beaches and peaceful and quiet,( especially as we are off to...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 10 Aug 18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile You could try Anna Maria Island. There is a free...

You could try Anna Maria Island. There is a free trolley bus with regular stops that does a loop of the island so if you want to have a drink or 2, no problem. It's a beautiful place!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Aug 18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By DeniseC
Mobile Yes! We got flights for just over 200 each a...

Yes! We got flights for just over 200 each a couple of years ago
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