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Forum: Accommodation 16 Jan 21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By Orlando Soon
Can you explain ďespecially after todayĒ

Can you explain ďespecially after todayĒ
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By Orlando Soon
MH Iím surprised your DW has reminded you that...

MH Iím surprised your DW has reminded you that singing isnít allowed at present during the pandemic :spin:
I love to sing much to dd annoyance she thinks I have a good voice but I rarely sing the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jan 21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,776
Posted By Orlando Soon
Itís really hard when you are keen to have it and...

Itís really hard when you are keen to have it and it seems an injustice.
I think none of us have all the information on individual circumstances and neither should we.

I had the vaccine (front...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By Orlando Soon
Most definitely, GP would be able to advise you...

Most definitely, GP would be able to advise you and would rather do some preventative support to keep people out of hospital. I very rarely go to GP but had to contact them, had a telephone...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Jan 21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,583
Posted By Orlando Soon
Me too, only thing left to book is the flights,...

Me too, only thing left to book is the flights, but had the vaccine, just need Joe to open up for us :)
Forum: TV and Film 1 Jan 21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By Orlando Soon
Iím afraid I also found her quite dull and turned...

Iím afraid I also found her quite dull and turned over, returned when it was time for midnight and fireworks which I did enjoy.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Dec 20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,275
Posted By Orlando Soon
Two flight for July 2021 cancelled by B A? Why...

Two flight for July 2021 cancelled by B A? Why would they cancel when they are still selling them on website?
Forum: General Chat 28 Nov 20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Orlando Soon
I hope you get to go and continue to be an...

I hope you get to go and continue to be an optimist, it is much better than the alternative, good luck
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Orlando Soon
I have had ours for three years now and still...

I have had ours for three years now and still love it. Itís a Laz y spa so inflatable and costs around £25 per month and I have it up all year round.
I find it so relaxing looking up at the star...
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 733
Posted By Orlando Soon
Weíve been with them about three about three...

Weíve been with them about three about three years now. Have found them to be excellent. Meter reading every month, pay regular monthly direct debit and they keep you up to date with usage etc.
I...
Forum: General Trip Reports 30 Aug 20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Orlando Soon
The sun shone for you in Cardiff yesterday, and...

The sun shone for you in Cardiff yesterday, and looks like another dry sunny day today. Enjoy 😊
Forum: General Chat 29 Aug 20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,023
Posted By Orlando Soon
We are planning Wednesday 21st July from Bristol,...

We are planning Wednesday 21st July from Bristol, but weíre holding off booking until restrictions were lifted. Did dummy booking few weeks ago all fine. Only just saw this post and now wondering if...
Forum: General Chat 20 Aug 20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,186
Posted By Orlando Soon
Looks like lockdown feaver has struck again...

Looks like lockdown feaver has struck again :spin::spin: no offence meant and no offence taken;)
Forum: General Chat 20 Aug 20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,684
Posted By Orlando Soon
My old carpet was down for 30 years and in great...

My old carpet was down for 30 years and in great condition, dw wanted a change (canít think why) new carpet been down 5 years now needs replacing! We are having wood laminate through hall but carpet...
Forum: General Chat 19 Aug 20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,799
Posted By Orlando Soon
No i donít chase them, if they canít be trusted...

No i donít chase them, if they canít be trusted at the beginning when they should be showing there best service it doesnít bode well for when they have your deposit in their bank.
Forum: Accommodation 16 Aug 20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,394
Posted By Orlando Soon
Really interested in post about uk villa owners...

Really interested in post about uk villa owners. I booked a villa from an owner who lives in London. I paid £1000 in deposit and villa owner very accommodating when I suggested holding off paying...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Aug 20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Orlando Soon
Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Aug 20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Orlando Soon
Upgrade using Avios

Looking to book flight and car for next July with BA so that we only have to pay deposit. Would like to try and upgrade two out of the five of us to premium using avios point. Anyone know how I do...
Forum: Tickets 14 Aug 20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,476
Posted By Orlando Soon
Glad you had a positive result from Nationwide...

Glad you had a positive result from Nationwide. We are trying to get villa deposit from them but they are not helping at all. I paid for villa for myself and three children (over 18) they say they...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Orlando Soon
Sorry to jump in but dad bought a house I have to...

Sorry to jump in but dad bought a house I have to repair a few things, havenít got a clue about double glazing and her bathroom Handel is broke. Can I ask where should I search for a new one?
Forum: General Trip Planning 2 Aug 20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By Orlando Soon
We went there on Friday, had a lovely day, it was...

We went there on Friday, had a lovely day, it was quite busy. Decided not to go through monkey enclosure as it was bumper to bumper giving the moneyís lots of chances to hop onto cars.
Lots to do...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Jul 20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,862
Posted By Orlando Soon
So pleased AA came through for you in the end...

So pleased AA came through for you in the end Amy.
We have been fortunate, Tui returned £6000 in full via cheque for flights. Car rental money returned. Disney and Universal tickets and Universal...
Forum: General Chat 23 Jul 20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,074
Posted By Orlando Soon
At least you were being responsible and not fly...

At least you were being responsible and not fly tipping. The other person who helped showed that even with social distancing some kind people are around, and donít stick to 2 meters
I had an...
Forum: General Chat 23 Jul 20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,627
Posted By Orlando Soon
Iím sure lots of us have, this is the biggest...

Iím sure lots of us have, this is the biggest challenge I have faced in my lifetime. The lack of knowledge leaves us all feeling out of control, we do not have the answers and this is unsettling. ...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 23 Jul 20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Orlando Soon
Aww it is sad isnít it when your planned trip...

Aww it is sad isnít it when your planned trip gets cancelled. We were due to fly to Orlando today, so did did an American brunch for us, including crispy bacon, sausage patties, potatoes/onion hash...
Forum: Positivity Forum 23 Jul 20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,038
Posted By Orlando Soon
Thatís wonderful news the last few months must...

Thatís wonderful news the last few months must hav been particularly tough for you all. So pleased to hear the great news.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Jul 20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,037
Posted By Orlando Soon
Pleased you got them to agree and that the op had...

Pleased you got them to agree and that the op had a great experience.
I have to say mine is not good at all.
Been with Nationwide 40 years and flexi insurance since it started, 1st claim this year...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jul 20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,920
Posted By Orlando Soon
We are hoping for July 21 after July 20 got...

We are hoping for July 21 after July 20 got cancelled. Have moved our universal one night hotel ( can cancel), rebooked car hire (can cancel) Disney and universal tickets extended to next year (can...
Forum: General Chat 19 Jul 20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By Orlando Soon
You know your own family and if any were...

You know your own family and if any were vulnerable, Iím sure you wouldnít be going. Lots of us are now in this position, Iím off to Center parks, 5 of us one villa. We are all sensible and social...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Jul 20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Orlando Soon
Thanks for the reply that is a good deal, well...

Thanks for the reply that is a good deal, well done.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Jul 20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Orlando Soon
We were due to go next week with Tui, but now...

We were due to go next week with Tui, but now considering next July. Can I ask what kind of deal you got due to covid, as unsure whether to book now or wait. Car booked through Alamo via Andy.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Jul 20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By Orlando Soon
Just to add another experience. We paid our...

Just to add another experience. We paid our flights on two cc and assumed our cancelled flights would be paid onto one or both of these. However a cheque arrived today for the full amount :omg:
Very...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Jul 20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,476
Posted By Orlando Soon
I am having similar issues with nationwide...

I am having similar issues with nationwide insurance. Booked villa through homeaway. When Tui cancelled my flights I had no choice but to cancel villa. HomeAway said refund is not assured but the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jul 20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 106,322
Posted By Orlando Soon
Due to fly next Thursday with Tui. Flight...

Due to fly next Thursday with Tui. Flight cancelled end of June, cheque for full refund arrived today. Very relieved as itís over £6000.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Jul 20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,570
Posted By Orlando Soon
I am surprised at the fight I am now having with...

I am surprised at the fight I am now having with Nationwide Insurance. Never claimed in over ten years with them. Booked a villa with HomeAway, villa owner not returning deposit as outside 60 day...
Forum: General Chat 9 Jul 20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,619
Posted By Orlando Soon
Due to be in Florida on 23rd July, now booked...

Due to be in Florida on 23rd July, now booked Center Parcs Longlead for a mon - Fri break.
Forum: General Chat 9 Jul 20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,440
Posted By Orlando Soon
Center Parcs are expensive in the UK. I hope they...

Center Parcs are expensive in the UK. I hope they do drop price to reflect vat reduction, but Iím not holding my breath, still same price today, so not so far.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Jul 20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,907
Posted By Orlando Soon
Tui tried ringing me today (twice) I missed the...

Tui tried ringing me today (twice) I missed the calls due to working. Flight only, booked through local shop. Email said flight cancelled, they have processed a cheque which they are sending to my...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Jun 20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,142
Posted By Orlando Soon
Thanks for posting was waiting for 12 then saw...

Thanks for posting was waiting for 12 then saw your post. Now successfully booked all that we wanted for August next year. Checked for our original dates July 23rd this year ( until Tui announcement...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Jun 20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 280,037
Posted By Orlando Soon
Well I have to say I have loved the positive...

Well I have to say I have loved the positive thread, this years planning has been like no other, so interesting intriguing and intense, but Iíve loved every minute. Just found out that I can start...
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