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Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Today, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By mick
James After hiring a car on all of our 36...

James

After hiring a car on all of our 36 visits to Florida I can only echo what everyone else has said.

I've been on the DIBB for nearly 16 years and I've seen posters proudly saying that they...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By mick
One of our daughters regularly goes over and...

One of our daughters regularly goes over and joins us for a week during our holidays.

Because we always stay at Highgate Park our route back to MCO always takes us on the 417 and we hit side B...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
Do you mean Western Way? Never :grin: but we...

Do you mean Western Way? Never :grin: but we haven't been to a WDW park since 2010. We still go to DS but always use Sherberth/Osceola

Looks to be a fair way further to get on the Western Way via...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
Into the old shoe shop (Rack Room Shoes maybe)...

Into the old shoe shop (Rack Room Shoes maybe) next to Michaels I believe

Mick
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
Cagan Crossings is certainly north of you - just...

Cagan Crossings is certainly north of you - just past the 192 junction.

Here's the breakfast thread :grin: The OP is at Highlands Reserve just north of you

https://DIBB.in/14303906

Mick
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
Linda Never had pie but the last three...

Linda

Never had pie but the last three Thanksgiving Days we've had their turkey dinner. Last year I pushed the boat out and added ham as well :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
You're at the one I assumed ;) Roughly half way...

You're at the one I assumed ;) Roughly half way between Berry and the I-4 junction. My directions in post #11 are OK.

We've stayed at Highgate Park, just a few miles north, fourteen times since...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
Helen Are you in Hawaii until you return to...

Helen

Are you in Hawaii until you return to your villa?

Mick
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
Just so we can clarify your location. Are you in...

Just so we can clarify your location. Are you in Calaby Parc about 4 miles north of the I-4/US27 intersection or at Calabay Parc at Tower Lake near Southern Dunes about 7 miles south of that...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
I assumed Calabay Parc north of Posner not...

I assumed Calabay Parc north of Posner not Calabay Parc at Tower Lake.

PP - If you're the latter then basically reverse my directions :confused2

Mick
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
Posner Park is about 4 miles south of you on the...

Posner Park is about 4 miles south of you on the US 27. On your left and a filtered turn on a traffic light.

Cracker Barrel on your left before Posner (Take a left at the traffic light into...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
All sorts :grin: ...

All sorts :grin:

https://www.ovationbistro.com/menu/

Mick
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 666
Posted By mick
The recently opened B&BW will mean we only have...

The recently opened B&BW will mean we only have to drive about 8 miles for our multiple visits ;) instead of 15 miles or more to WGV or The Loop.

We recently "discovered" Ovation and go at least...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By mick
Gemini Just thought of another couple of...

Gemini

Just thought of another couple of options which might be a bit healthier (a slice of avocado with your sausage :grin: ) but maybe a few $$$ dearer than the rest.

First Watch at...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By mick
And just to add in case you read it on so-called...

And just to add in case you read it on so-called "specialist" Florida car hire web sites. You don't need an International Driving Permit if your D/L is in English nor a DVLA code.

Hopefully my...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By mick
We haven't been to a WDW park since 2010 and have...

We haven't been to a WDW park since 2010 and have never stayed on site but we did eat at Narcoossee's in Feb 2017 to celebrate our Golden Wedding.

I just treated like an ordinary restaurant. Went...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By mick
Expiry date on a D/L has never been an issue for...

Expiry date on a D/L has never been an issue for us. Just has to be valid and in date.

Mick
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By mick
Then later you can push a red cart round Target...

Then later you can push a red cart round Target to wear your dinner off like we always do. :grin:

Mick
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By mick
We went there in December after we discovered the...

We went there in December after we discovered the one near Posner had closed. Enjoyed it as well.

Mick
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By mick
John You could be right but I would expect...

John

You could be right but I would expect the server to know that. We never have the "over-seasoned" problem at Longhorn, Texas, Logans, Manny's (we gave the one on 192 another chance last...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By mick
I wasn't being personal honest ;) Just...

I wasn't being personal honest ;)

Just sometimes people come on with what appear to be urgent stressful questions that I respond to with links to official web sites and I never see the OP again...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By mick
This poll is a few months old now but still shows...

This poll is a few months old now but still shows the trend I think ;)

https://DIBB.in/13051289

Longhorn at Rolling Oaks by a mile for us. We've given Outback at Formosa a few "second" chances...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By mick
It's what 99% of Dibbers enjoy doing ;) I...

It's what 99% of Dibbers enjoy doing ;)

I can also say that it's equally good when people come back and
acknowledge the advice and opinions as it makes it worthwhile. Sadly too many don't :(
...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By mick
Can recommend the sesame chicken - one portion is...

Can recommend the sesame chicken - one portion is enough for two 70+ year olds :grin:

Mick
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By mick
Our first night villa shopping is at Publix at...

Our first night villa shopping is at Publix at Berry. Large Walmart about 10 minutes north on the 27 and Target at Rolling Oaks.

Haven't been in a Ponderosa for maybe 20 years but there is still...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By mick
Our last 14 visits since 2011 have been to a...

Our last 14 visits since 2011 have been to a villa on Highgate Park about a mile or so north of you.

You could almost walk to the nearest IHOP at Berry Town Center. South on the 27 for around 5...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Feb 20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 888
Posted By mick
You don't say where your villa is but you may be...

You don't say where your villa is but you may be close to most of my suggestions.

We have around 80% of our breakfasts out and if you're looking for the typical cooked breakfast of eggs, bacon,...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Feb 20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By mick
Those cute little beagles with "Do not pet"...

Those cute little beagles with "Do not pet" jackets on are trained to sniff out more than drugs. They can detect an apple core at 50 yards. :grin:

I have no proof but maybe they roam around the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Feb 20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By mick
We get the "you can get that stuff here sir"...

We get the "you can get that stuff here sir" every time we declare coffee. ;)

Better a sarcastic comment than the risk of a $10,000 fine I say. And yes I do know they have shops in Florida -...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 24 Feb 20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By mick
As Maria has said you just turn up but be...

As Maria has said you just turn up but be prepared for a wait if you go on a pleasant and warm evening.

We haven't been to a park for years but we do occasionally visit Winter/Summerland and had...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Feb 20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By mick
Open the "travellers bringing food ... " on here...

Open the "travellers bringing food ... " on here for the official answer

https://help.cbp.gov/s/sidebar-top-5-travel?language=en_US

Just to add though that we haven't seen a customs form flying...
Forum: DIBB Reporter Photo Trip Reports 24 Feb 20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By mick
Sounds like a good day :spin: Joan :wave:

Sounds like a good day :spin:

Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Feb 20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By mick
Thank you for taking the time to do your trippie...

Thank you for taking the time to do your trippie I have enjoyed reading along :spin: you got so much done during your week. Look forward to your next trip


Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Feb 20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By mick
Shame the children were ill:nonono: hope they...

Shame the children were ill:nonono: hope they feel better tomorrow

Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Feb 20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By mick
We also enjoy Ihop :spin a bit of a mixed day for...

We also enjoy Ihop :spin a bit of a mixed day for you

Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Feb 20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By mick
Another great day :spin: once again you did lots ...

Another great day :spin: once again you did lots

Joan :wave:
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,739
Posted By mick
We're from Yorkshire caj - not paid anyone to...

We're from Yorkshire caj - not paid anyone to take our pictures since our wedding day in 1967 ;)

Mick
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,739
Posted By mick
caj Oddly enough we weren't allowed to take...

caj

Oddly enough we weren't allowed to take photos from the "bus" thing that we travelled the route on. We just waved regally at all the crowds lining the route and then we were allowed to stand...
Forum: General Chat 24 Feb 20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,739
Posted By mick
Haven't been to a park since 2010 (apart from...

Haven't been to a park since 2010 (apart from MVMCP in 2014) but we scored 10.

Even admit to wearing Mickey ears when we were chosen at random to be Grand Marshalls at MK a few years ago. :)

...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 23 Feb 20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By mick
A brilliant day :spin: Joan :wave:

A brilliant day :spin:

Joan :wave:
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