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Forum: General Chat Today, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Maybe part of it is that they are siblings who...

Maybe part of it is that they are siblings who are either causing trouble together or are arguing with each other. And being in a Disney hotel room for a week is amplifying that a bit.

Yesterday...
Forum: General Chat Today, 04:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,521
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Last year, our first family holiday to wdw we...

Last year, our first family holiday to wdw we fell in to that trap. Had plans to hit 20 odd rides per day and it all went wrong the first day or 2. We solved it quite quickly last year by scaling...
Forum: General Chat Today, 03:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,521
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Yes, definately see a lot of tired and crying...

Yes, definately see a lot of tired and crying kids at wdw. Which i try to avoid with ours by a very slow pace with lots of air con and sitting down.

The 10 hour park day i have been talking about...
Forum: General Chat Today, 02:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,521
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Todays was the longest park day in the plan as we...

Todays was the longest park day in the plan as we like the first 90 mins of a park of short queues and we could only get fop at 6pm. So yes it is a long day time wise, but i tried to manage the...
Forum: General Chat Today, 02:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,521
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Kids and difficult park days?

Anyone else who has younger kids (ours are 5 and 7) find themselves leaving a park wondering what was the point?

Today at AK, tried to learn lessons from last year. This was a longish park day,...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile There seems to have been a big change this year...

There seems to have been a big change this year. By that i mean last year the seats were gone every day by 12:02am.

But this year like you say there is a lot of availability.

The only thing i...
Forum: General Chat 17 Aug 19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Had so been looking forward to the quick escape...

Had so been looking forward to the quick escape from Tampa... landed at 4. Not through immigration till after 6. Then the carousel had bust with one of our cases on the other side so had to wait for...
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Got any friends going to europe? Sell to them...

Got any friends going to europe? Sell to them. Both of you get a better rate that way.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Aug 19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Flights can only potentially be booked from about...

Flights can only potentially be booked from about 11 months out. But even then you might wait if price is wrong.

The way i have booked in the past...

Disney first. Book in the first week...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Aug 19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Following is my opinion. Others may disagree! ...

Following is my opinion. Others may disagree!

You say sept, so that is out of school hols.

Look now at this sept for whatever dates you are thinking of. I can see flights for 300-350pp...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Aug 19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Sorry to OP to say this, but you have a better...

Sorry to OP to say this, but you have a better chance even on a weekday. Say you are out of heathrow at 9am. That is still after peak rush hour. Your journey time will probably be more like 90 mins...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Aug 19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Google maps says a saturday car journey at 7:30am...

Google maps says a saturday car journey at 7:30am will have an arrival time of 8:30. It also says a 7:30 start time on a weekday has a 9:30 arrival time.

Sounds about right to me. I dont see 30...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Aug 19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile When i modified a booking it dissapeared. So i...

When i modified a booking it dissapeared. So i rebooked.

Ended up calling them and someone had to go through manually and cancel 4 bookings on which that had happened.

I would give them a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Aug 19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile As noted above, head to indiana jones outpost, it...

As noted above, head to indiana jones outpost, it is signed as you get there. Keep in mind he has to be there to register.

I think you still want to go there first thing, but this is not as busy...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Aug 19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile That is outsode of school hols. If you are a bit...

That is outsode of school hols. If you are a bit flexible on airline, dates and airports i reckon the price would come down and i would wait.

If you want VA, that route and that date then i would...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Aug 19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile The charges are: "Free withdrawals up to...

The charges are:

"Free withdrawals up to 200 per month, then a fee of 2% of all withdrawals above this."
Forum: General Chat 6 Aug 19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Both ours have done lessons for a long time with...

Both ours have done lessons for a long time with swimming classes in groups of between 4 and 6 kids to the 1 teacher. Our 7 year old since 3. And our almost 5 year old since 2.

At times i have...
Forum: Itineraries 4 Aug 19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Not sure i would make it through that arrival...

Not sure i would make it through that arrival day. Guess it depends a bit on what time you get up, but watchinh HEA, you wont be done till 10 or 11, which will be 3/4am UK time.

Also, HS - RD for...
Forum: Tickets 4 Aug 19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile I would suggest waiting. The 5 day tickets,...

I would suggest waiting.

The 5 day tickets, until recently undercovertourist had buy 2 days get 3 free. Problem was it expired dec 19. I'm hoping that offer comes back.

For 14 day tickets i...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Not if it is due to a strike by air traffic...

Not if it is due to a strike by air traffic control or something which is beyond the control of the airline.

Strike's involving the airlines own staff do count as they are in the airlines...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Also - keep in mind the nugget of compensation...

Also - keep in mind the nugget of compensation. If they cancel with less than 14 days notice you will be due the above plus potentially 600pp...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile You can see exactly what the airline must provide...

You can see exactly what the airline must provide on CAA website. But broadly it is hotel, food, and an alternative flight back.

Depending on the level of your insurance cover you might get...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Aug 19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile And when smugglers run opens to fp a very high %...

And when smugglers run opens to fp a very high % will book that. I imagine that will be full at 60+8 or something like that. Every other ride will probably be available at less than 30 days.
...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Aug 19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,912
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile If it is just your DS and DH going on the slides...

If it is just your DS and DH going on the slides tell him to send your DS down first.

Reason being if your kid does ignore the instruction to wait at the bottom, they cant get that far before...
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Yes, we are in the clear too, well, for our...

Yes, we are in the clear too, well, for our outbound at least. Relieved for us, but i know the stress for those flying the week after us will now be building. Really hope it gets resolved fully soon...
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,105
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Monday July 4th 2022.

Monday July 4th 2022.
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Well, it doesnt sound like BA have upped their...

Well, it doesnt sound like BA have upped their offer...

From BBC...

Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, believes that the company pays its British Airways pilots enough.

"I have to say I...
Forum: General Chat 1 Aug 19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Really? I appreciate the...

Really?






I appreciate the following is very
I totally support the concept of a union - and the need to have such a body to stick up for employees when employers are wrong. And I don't...
Forum: General Chat 1 Aug 19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
So earlier on in the thread when some raised an...

So earlier on in the thread when some raised an eyebrow at how much pilots earned and what they were asking for you were pretty clear this was unfair because of the skills they have etc etc and made...
Forum: General Chat 1 Aug 19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Senior management will always be paid...

Senior management will always be paid significantly more and that remuneration will be tied to the shareholders returns. I would wager being a pilot is actually not a bad start point if someone...
Forum: General Chat 1 Aug 19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Didn't BA respond to a previous strike by...

Didn't BA respond to a previous strike by removing all the travel perks from those employees? That was quite a hit for the employees. BA would likely see something like 10 days of strikes and the...
Forum: General Chat 1 Aug 19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile The quote that what the pilots are after will...

The quote that what the pilots are after will cost less than 1 day of strike is miss leading. This is almost certainly a 1 year conparison. E.g. the pilots want less than 40m extra per year. The...
Forum: General Chat 31 Jul 19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By Procrastinator
Do you live anywhere near an "Oxygen" trampoline...

Do you live anywhere near an "Oxygen" trampoline park? The one near us is normally 13 for 1 hour. But they are doing a summer pass for 35, for up to 3 hours per day.

We will probably have taken...
Forum: General Chat 30 Jul 19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Yes. And they have to look after you until the...

Yes. And they have to look after you until the flight is available. So hotel / food etc would be covered.
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile We should also keep in mind that a strike does...

We should also keep in mind that a strike does not mean our flights will be canned.

Of all the pilots in BA, 90% are in BALPA. Of that 90%, 90% voted in the ballot. Of the 90% that voted, 93%...
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile It would be your choice i believe. But, i dont...

It would be your choice i believe. But, i dont know what value BA would put on each half of the flight. It may not be a 50% refund.
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile Yes for your outbound. BALPA have to give 14 days...

Yes for your outbound. BALPA have to give 14 days notice. So your outbound is fine.

Your inbound might be impacted.
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
yes. ...

yes.

https://www.caa.co.uk/Passengers/Resolving-travel-problems/Delays-cancellations/Cancellations/Long-haul-cancellations/

There is therefore a possible outcome here where you end up on a...
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,001
Views: 74,924
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile If cancelled they have to offer you a refund or...

If cancelled they have to offer you a refund or an alternative flight. Even if the alternative flight is with another airline. Issue will be availability.

If they cancel less than 14 days to go...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 29 Jul 19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By Procrastinator
Mobile We paid $50 for one in walmart - not actually...

We paid $50 for one in walmart - not actually their cheapest one.

It was fine, did the job for 2 weeks and we then left it there.

Other plus of this is it is only a $50 buggy and it really...
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