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Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By KarenG
Mobile We bought in 2003, sold in 2006 and bought in...

We bought in 2003, sold in 2006 and bought in again (different resort) in 2008.

The price differential - right now - remains so massive I could never justify a direct purchase. I canít clearly...
Forum: General Trip Planning Today, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I have been looking into this extensively and the...

I have been looking into this extensively and the answer seems to be Ďno test requiredí
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Iím pretty sure they normally are. I think once...

Iím pretty sure they normally are. I think once we had to pay a tourist tax at check in (a few dollars a night) but they (Stayforlong) stated that upfront :)
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Mine is completely crushed and only fit for the...

Mine is completely crushed and only fit for the bin.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By KarenG
Mobile How many and which DCL cruises have you done...

How many and which DCL cruises have you done before?

If none ... honestly they will have the best time whichever you choose!
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Yes a few times. Always using a credit card!

Yes a few times. Always using a credit card!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 75,301
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Thatís dreadful if that has happened. It has...

Thatís dreadful if that has happened. It has (thankfully) not been my experience although I wish my daughter who is in a long stay at a hospital five hours away was closer...! But I think thatís...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 75,301
Posted By KarenG
I completely agree the impact on mental health...

I completely agree the impact on mental health has been catastrophic for many people due to the various control measures (mostly lockdown I guess).

The thing I donít know though is whether the...
Forum: Accommodation 23 Oct 20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By KarenG
Mobile The rooms are bigger at CSR, 20% or so from...

The rooms are bigger at CSR, 20% or so from memory. They are a step above AOA for sure in terms of amenities, Ďfeelingí and so on. I would definitely choose CSR for such a small price difference...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Oct 20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By KarenG
We got to CSR one year at 1.30am due to a massive...

We got to CSR one year at 1.30am due to a massive flight delay. There was no problem checking in but the room allocation was not to my preference, and at that time of day (?) there wasnít anything...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Oct 20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 18,849
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I donít need a light bulb if Iíve got six bottles...

I donít need a light bulb if Iíve got six bottles of Prosecco 😂
Forum: General Trip Planning 22 Oct 20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I never booked the right fare class for that -...

I never booked the right fare class for that - plus we live 150 miles away so it was never an option for me. Must admit I had assumed most of the people using the chauffeur service were flying on...
Forum: General Trip Planning 22 Oct 20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By KarenG
You can order whatever food you want to be...

You can order whatever food you want to be honest! (Thatís onboard).

I wonder if there will be post Covid changes though?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Oct 20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,566
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Everything crossed for you for good news - take...

Everything crossed for you for good news - take care 🤗
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Oct 20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 75,301
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Isnít the point though that that was without...

Isnít the point though that that was without COVID... how bad could it be with COVID and no management (social distancing, masks etc)?
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 21 Oct 20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By KarenG
Itís dreadful news, not just for Disney and itís...

Itís dreadful news, not just for Disney and itís employees, but the very many local businesses whose custom depends on people going to the parks.
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By KarenG
Mobile This happened to us - we had bought three packs...

This happened to us - we had bought three packs so £60 down - they replaced them for a bigger size.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Oct 20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,728
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Thatís so lovely - I hope you have a fabulous...

Thatís so lovely - I hope you have a fabulous time as from your posts youíve had a lot of bad luck recently 🤗
Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Oct 20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I really like to see availability across all...

I really like to see availability across all resorts as it helps me understand the likelihood of it being available at seven months. Is it just me?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,102
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Absolutely xxx

Absolutely xxx
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,440
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Absolutely!

Absolutely!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,440
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I will be as close to the front of the queue as I...

I will be as close to the front of the queue as I can be (after more deserving people have had it, obviously!)

I would have thought things like flying abroad, even MAYBE other indoors activities,...
Forum: Accommodation 18 Oct 20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Simon and Suzanne give very good advice about how...

Simon and Suzanne give very good advice about how to book villas with free cancellation almost up to check in date - that is how Iím booking anything villa wise in this strange world!
Forum: Accommodation 18 Oct 20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By KarenG
Mobile There are condos basically everywhere - we quite...

There are condos basically everywhere - we quite like doing these as we arenít bothered about having our own pool and like the communal facilities - plus they tend to be cheaper.
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,357
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I sympathise completely as I have a whole run of...

I sympathise completely as I have a whole run of very shallow units which look great but are basically unusable 😤

Itís looking great though!
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,233
Posted By KarenG
Mobile We always share! Makes it more fun as you get to...

We always share! Makes it more fun as you get to taste more :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Oct 20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,705
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Isnít one of the reasons because people have got...

Isnít one of the reasons because people have got a level of immunity / resistance to Ďflu already (plus vaccine) but none of that applies to COVID?
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 19,656
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I always thought it was snobbery too. Then I...

I always thought it was snobbery too. Then I drive in my sisterís new build estate. Absolute nightmare trying to manoeuvre around all the cars which are parked everywhere as the spaces are so small...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Oct 20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,228
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Thank you for posting this! :) Iíve been...

Thank you for posting this! :) Iíve been searching all day for something covering Chelmsford and youíve got it right here. Thank you again.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 15 Oct 20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 723
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I definitely smelt no weed in Vdara!

I definitely smelt no weed in Vdara!
Forum: Accommodation 15 Oct 20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I looked for the thread for you; ...

I looked for the thread for you;

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1177389
Forum: Accommodation 15 Oct 20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Some people have reported their travel insurance...

Some people have reported their travel insurance did not cover them when they rented points, but I donít recall which insurer it was.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 15 Oct 20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 723
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Iíve stayed in eight different hotels in Vegas...

Iíve stayed in eight different hotels in Vegas and never smelt weed except outside :)
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Oct 20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Weíve done this many times when staying at BWV -...

Weíve done this many times when staying at BWV - I just wonder if this is the first sign of other contractual choices either from Disney or Swan/Dolphin which may impact other things guests here have...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Oct 20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By KarenG
Mobile United are pretty decent to fly with - Iíve only...

United are pretty decent to fly with - Iíve only ever done short haul with Lufthansa but they are very efficient.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Oct 20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By KarenG
Mobile The Boardwalk always did share buses with YC/BC...

The Boardwalk always did share buses with YC/BC at certain times.

Iím surprised theyíve done that though; it would make me pause before booking the Swan/Dolphin until I knew the frequency.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,085
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Is Chelmsford in the area you are talking about?...

Is Chelmsford in the area you are talking about? I thought it would be safe at Medium?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,085
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Please, no, are you serious?

Please, no, are you serious?
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 13 Oct 20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By KarenG
Mobile It sounds fabulous! We always stopped at...

It sounds fabulous!

We always stopped at Peggy Sues but have since discovered Eddie World and go there instead now :) itís almost next door!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Oct 20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Are you going through Frankfurt, then?

Are you going through Frankfurt, then?
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