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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 03:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,531
Posted By mick
Absolutely correct from the current CDC web site...

Absolutely correct from the current CDC web site.

It's 3 days rather than 72 hours to give travellers some flexibility. Your comment is just about verbatim. You can fly say mid day on Friday and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 02:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,812
Posted By mick
YT We've already rebooked flights for...

YT

We've already rebooked flights for mid-November, booked the LHR hotel and car parking all since Wednesday so we are a tad more confident than a week ago. Booked the VTP on my mobile app and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 02:11 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,812
Posted By mick
CDC site last updated 6 July. :grin: When I...

CDC site last updated 6 July. :grin:

When I see an update from them, the US C&BP or Pennsylvania Avenue then we'll start planning seriously for our November flight. ;)

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 12:37 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 61,150
Posted By mick
S27 Our BA flight on 7th Nov was cancelled a...

S27

Our BA flight on 7th Nov was cancelled a couple of days ago. We rebooked and fingers crossed we'll still be there on Thanksgiving - assuming Joe lets us know that we can travel by then. ;)
...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By mick
I know that I'm 75 but I think that I...

I know that I'm 75 but I think that I misunderstood your thread title. :confused2

I've never found currants to be a satisfactory or reliable substitute for toilet paper. :grin:

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By mick
As you say Alex any lack of CDW would be covered...

As you say Alex any lack of CDW would be covered by putting a hold on your CC until the car is returned undamaged. If you sustain any damage I guess that's where the fun starts. Over the years...
Forum: Guest Services 13 Oct 21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By mick
CFB My VTP reminder thread from 3 weeks ago...

CFB

My VTP reminder thread from 3 weeks ago which is the 10 minute version. Link in the first post to the full 2 hour version. I'll be asking questions later. :grin:

https://DIBB.in/15148406
...
Forum: Guest Services 13 Oct 21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By mick
CFB I think that there are signs that we 're...

CFB

I think that there are signs that we 're moving in the right direction.

What would you like to know about the Visitor Toll Pass at MCO? :grin::grin: Ten minute thread or the full 2 hour...
Forum: Guest Services 13 Oct 21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By mick
You do indeed :confused2 Mick

You do indeed :confused2

Mick
Forum: Guest Services 13 Oct 21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By mick
Mike You can easily block individual posters...

Mike

You can easily block individual posters by using the ignore function on their profile. Exclamation mark in an orange circle. Very useful these last 18 months for blocking the keyboard...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 954
Posted By mick
Louise Did you visit the model village in...

Louise

Did you visit the model village in Bourton?

It's in the garden of a pub and is a truly realistic model of BOTW. In the model you can see the pub and the pub garden where you can see a...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By mick
The only way we ever did it over all our stays...

The only way we ever did it over all our stays was direct. We went to the actual Hilton LGW web page and entered promo code PR20TC and it came up with only Tesco rates. We booked it there and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Oct 21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 61,150
Posted By mick
That charges upwards of $80 to do a $14 ESTA :( ...

That charges upwards of $80 to do a $14 ESTA :(

Mick
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,694
Posted By mick
Which of your personal appliances do you need to...

Which of your personal appliances do you need to recharge the batteries in Mickey?

Mick
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By mick
About 7 times at the LGW south terminal and a...

About 7 times at the LGW south terminal and a couple at MAN consigned to history then. :(

The good thing about using them direct with Hilton rather than via Tesco/Hotels.com was that they covered...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Oct 21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By mick
I'm seeing a nice green tick against "Third Party...

I'm seeing a nice green tick against "Third Party Liability Protection" but I'm struggling to see that it's for the $1m that you need or the state minimum of $25k. :confused2

Caveat emptor maybe?...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Oct 21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By mick
Sorry I've no idea - I don't actually like it...

Sorry I've no idea - I don't actually like it. :grin:

Log on to this site after Halloween and Thanksgiving and see if they still offer it.

https://www.perkinsrestaurants.com/menu/

Or wait...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Oct 21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By mick
For all things "pharmaceutical" we have a CVS...

For all things "pharmaceutical" we have a CVS card which gives us loads of discounts including occasionally a 40% off voucher. Very handy if you're buying a one off expensive item.

There's one at...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Oct 21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By mick
In terms of fresh produce we think that Publix...

In terms of fresh produce we think that Publix shades it over Target which, in turn, shades it over Walmart.

For overall range of products though the reverse order. Just an opinion of course.
...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Oct 21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By mick
Perkins and Bob Evans restaurants do. Walmart,...

Perkins and Bob Evans restaurants do. Walmart, Target and Publix probably do.

Never eat on WDW property but I guess they must - not quite as competitively priced as the others though. :grin:
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By mick
Exactly as DrJJ says. You may get a...

Exactly as DrJJ says.

You may get a "warning" during the application process that you currently have valid ESTAs but just ignore it and carry on.

We are waiting to get some return from our $28...
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By mick
Only ever use the official one. $14 each ...

Only ever use the official one. $14 each

https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/

Mick
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,719
Posted By mick
Selina I don't think he'll be moving here as...

Selina

I don't think he'll be moving here as he wants easy access to the M40. I guess in case he needs to rush back to Ruislip if he can't cope with our sophistication. :grin:

To be handy for...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 Oct 21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By mick
Apart from the obvious ones like theft the two...

Apart from the obvious ones like theft the two practical ones you need are CDW with no excess and $1m SLI

This what I get with Alamo through DFCH

Included in Your Car Hire Booking:
1...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 8 Oct 21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By mick
Beth As you say it can only be an opinion...

Beth

As you say it can only be an opinion and really based on posts I've read on here.

It seems that when the demand crashed last year the car companies liquidated their assets by selling loads...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 8 Oct 21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By mick
Absolutely not. ;) Used him about 6 or 7...

Absolutely not. ;)

Used him about 6 or 7 times in the last few years but sadly last three have been cancelled - fingers crossed for November. :grin:

I just like to commend excellent customer...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 8 Oct 21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By mick
I'm not an insurance expert but I doubt that...

I'm not an insurance expert but I doubt that premiums would be affected by the current car supply issues. I think that £700 is in the order of cost I've seen from other Dibbers over the years. Your...
Forum: General Chat 8 Oct 21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,719
Posted By mick
Can we get back to credible stuff like "when will...

Can we get back to credible stuff like "when will Joe say yes" please.
Forum: General Chat 8 Oct 21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,719
Posted By mick
It's very likely that the house is within 5 miles...

It's very likely that the house is within 5 miles of me. :grin:
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 8 Oct 21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By mick
Sorry I can't give you an estimate as I've never...

Sorry I can't give you an estimate as I've never booked a car that wasn't already fully insured.

Why not go on the VH site and do a dummy booking for exactly your dates. Surely the option to top...
Forum: General Chat 8 Oct 21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,719
Posted By mick
Mickey There's a posh school in Rugby where...

Mickey

There's a posh school in Rugby where William Webb Ellis started playing with his funny shaped balls. :confused2

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 8 Oct 21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By mick
I've never booked a Virgin Holiday as we always...

I've never booked a Virgin Holiday as we always book all the elements separately but is there an option in "Manage My Booking" to change your car hire choices?

You're certainly right to upgrade...
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,878
Posted By mick
Adding a bit to this. :grin: It's nice to be...

Adding a bit to this. :grin:

It's nice to be important but it's more important to be nice.

Mick
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,364
Posted By mick
When we got married in 1967 you had to be 21 to...

When we got married in 1967 you had to be 21 to purchase a house and I signed up on my 21st birthday. It cost us around £2,000 for a new 2 bed semi-detached bungalow.

Because I worked for the...
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,364
Posted By mick
Spot on - A+ for you. It's the dividing by 12...

Spot on - A+ for you. It's the dividing by 12 that gets tricky. 12 into 26.5 + 2 shillings carried over leaving 2.5 pence.

I did get O level maths in 1962 :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,364
Posted By mick
"Half a 454 grams of just under a new penny's...

"Half a 454 grams of just under a new penny's worth of rice,
half a 454 grams of treacle ... "

Doesn't really scan does it? :)

Mick
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,364
Posted By mick
TC That's about the right BMI for you :grin:...

TC

That's about the right BMI for you :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,364
Posted By mick
When Brian Shields on WFTV Channel 9 News says...

When Brian Shields on WFTV Channel 9 News says it's going to 28 degrees today - hope you've packed a fleece or two? :grin:

Mick
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,364
Posted By mick
and now you're addicted to "Tipping Point" :grin:...

and now you're addicted to "Tipping Point" :grin:

Typical TP question.

"With which musical instrument do you associate a guitarist?"
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,878
Posted By mick
Another attributed to Churchill but may go back...

Another attributed to Churchill but may go back many years before that.

Lady ? "Sir you are drunk"

Churchill "Indeed I am ma'am and you are ugly. But in the morning I'll be sober and you'll...
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