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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Jun 19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,625
Posted By lam
Oh well done you. Who did you book...

Oh well done you.

Who did you book with?Which website.

I am currently looking for a similar deal, leaving anywhere in ireland or UK for Orlando any time from 1st july for up to 14 days.

If...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By lam
Yes we have done this too. easy to navigate...

Yes we have done this too.
easy to navigate. quite big. we were lucky as going with united we arrived in from dublin and left for mco at a different gate but the same terminal.

the queue for the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,953
Posted By lam
We did this route once, unfortunately, the flight...

We did this route once, unfortunately, the flight was late in and we literally had to race to get on the tram to the terminal (2 stops away) and then run to the gate. We made it by about5-10mins...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,953
Posted By lam
Oh and thats why I book direct with disney and...

Oh and thats why I book direct with disney and direct with the airlines.may cost a bit more but gives me peace of mind that they'll sort out any probs.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,953
Posted By lam
So lets get this straight. Last year,you booked...

So lets get this straight.
Last year,you booked return flights from Dublin to the USA via jfk for August with Delta. Presumably looking to do preclearance. You also booked an airport lounge to...
Forum: Accommodation 1 Jun 19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By lam
I'd love to do club level at either of these...

I'd love to do club level at either of these hotels. Is it expensive?
We're going next year but may stick to disney and do universal in 2021.
Where are you getting your best prices from?

Thank...
Forum: General Chat 1 Jun 19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,766
Posted By lam
Great news. Lets hope the recovery continues...

Great news.
Lets hope the recovery continues and she doesn't over do it.
Mine is a combination of muscular and nerves and coccyx!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 26,692
Posted By lam
Just checked the TA standard terms & conditions,...

Just checked the TA standard terms & conditions, if they cancel from 4 to 8 weeks prior, cancellation cost is 90% of holiday, so this is a non-runner.
They need to get dollars as wedding gifts or...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 26,692
Posted By lam
I too am concerned about their health and...

I too am concerned about their health and mobility. I've been going to WDW for years now and am gradually 'slowing down'!
I need plenty of time,can only really manage half days, then a sleep or pool...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 26,692
Posted By lam
The good news is that if it is this resort, there...

The good news is that if it is this resort, there is a fridge and microwave and toaster.
It is extremely pretty and gets good reviews from tripadvisor.

There is also a provisions market and deli...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 26,692
Posted By lam
Hilton seaworld.Just found it. Is it the hilton...

Hilton seaworld.Just found it.
Is it the hilton grand vacations at seaworld?
This hotel is listed as being close both to universal and disney and is across the road from seaworld, so served by lynx...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 26,692
Posted By lam
This is quite upsetting. I too have ltd mobility...

This is quite upsetting. I too have ltd mobility and believe me I have planning to a 't'!
Preferred rooms,day at parks, day of rest,day at pool, then another park etc etc.

I genuinely think she...
Forum: Tickets 31 May 19, 11:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,508
Posted By lam
Great idea!

Great idea!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 26,692
Posted By lam
I stayed at the Doubletree for 9 days and planned...

I stayed at the Doubletree for 9 days and planned going to Disney from there for the 7 days i had on my tickets, using the lynx bus. I booked it because it was cheap and i didn't realise just how far...
Forum: General Chat 31 May 19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,766
Posted By lam
I suffer from back pain too on occasion and it...

I suffer from back pain too on occasion and it can go from mild to severe.

I find my shoes/footwear is a large part of my problems.
ill fitting runners or not enough cushioning can make my...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 27 May 19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,208
Posted By lam
We're at POR with free qsdp. I love jambalaya...

We're at POR with free qsdp.
I love jambalaya and ds loves steak and macaroni.So I know where we are going for 1 of our credits!

That apart, our favourites are;
BOG-magic kingdom
WGP...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 May 19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,659
Posted By lam
Really,thanks for clarifying. I'd use the TS...

Really,thanks for clarifying. I'd use the TS first though as they are worth more than 3 snacks in my opinion.
Glad you got sorted in the end.

we used some in earl of sandwich for the flight from...
Forum: Tickets 22 May 19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,508
Posted By lam
If you USE the ticket on August 1st 2019, it will...

If you USE the ticket on August 1st 2019, it will expire at midnight on 1st August 2020.
Forum: Accommodation 13 May 19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By lam
We stayed there twice and i really liked it...

We stayed there twice and i really liked it. reminded me of the Pop Century only better!
The foodcourt is similar to pop (but smaller). You can get souvenir/length of stay mugs. Theres a bar,...
Forum: Accommodation 13 May 19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By lam
We are also considering this resort but I have a...

We are also considering this resort but I have a few questions .

In the new food court area, is their seating outside beside the lake?
We visited this resort some years back and i remember...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 13 May 19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,659
Posted By lam
Can you do a lunch at a signature restaurant to...

Can you do a lunch at a signature restaurant to use your TS credit? You cannot convert the 2TS credits.

somewhere i think i read you can convert 1 qs to 3 snacks.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 May 19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By lam
My friends were in a similar position in february...

My friends were in a similar position in february with aer lingus. Plus 3 of the children had autism. they were frantic.
BUT filled in an on-line form for the children and stipulated they HAD TO...
Forum: Accommodation 10 May 19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,646
Posted By lam
Mine has linked (not sure when though)

Mine has linked (not sure when though)
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 May 19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By lam
Ahhhh Thats why. Where on earth did I...

Ahhhh

Thats why.

Where on earth did I get the idea this was something to do with Star Wars?

Think I'm going round the bend this year (because I have no Disney fix-boo hoo)
Waiting...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 May 19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By lam
Can someone give me a link. I cannot find...

Can someone give me a link.
I cannot find anything about it on facebook nor the star wars facebook page?.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 May 19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By lam
BA and Aer Lingus are codeshare, so you could...

BA and Aer Lingus are codeshare, so you could price up a 'through' ticket from LON to MCO via DUB and see what comes up.

If you can get to DUB the night before on a 'through' ticket and stay over...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 May 19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 201,869
Posted By lam
OK, if you go basic economy, 10kg cabin bag and...

OK, if you go basic economy, 10kg cabin bag and wait till checkin for seats price falls on orlando route to 672. Thats 1st august to 22nd August 2019.

works out about 590

OOPS forgot to say...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 May 19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 201,869
Posted By lam
Aer Lingus have a north america sale. ...

Aer Lingus have a north america sale.

flights from dublin or shannon to certain destinations in USA.

Includes dub to mco direct (orlando)
Book by 20th may for travel 1st august to 31st October...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 May 19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,768
Posted By lam
In the past AL flights were generally cheaper on...

In the past AL flights were generally cheaper on their own website. Who knows now that they are part of a bigger group?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 May 19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,768
Posted By lam
I signed into my mileage plus account .The...

I signed into my mileage plus account .The codeshare showed up as 1 of the options, when i input dates, multi city airports etc and then ticked direct flights only AND paying with miles.
AL flights...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 May 19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By lam
We have flown from Dublin to Orlando about 12...

We have flown from Dublin to Orlando about 12 times now.

Here is our experience:

When you check in your bags at terminal 2 in Dublin and get your boarding passes, last time, they also gave me a...
Forum: Accommodation 8 May 19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By lam
Clarion Inn, Lake Buena Vista, A Rosen Inn hotel.

Clarion Inn, Lake Buena Vista, A Rosen Inn hotel.
Forum: Accommodation 8 May 19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By lam
I too am a little wary of uber and lyft. Add to...

I too am a little wary of uber and lyft. Add to that my ancient phone with not enough space to download the app and the cost of a new sophisticated one probably cancelling out any savings we'd make...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 May 19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,768
Posted By lam
Bev, if i book an airport hotel with flights,...

Bev, if i book an airport hotel with flights, does that also make a package? I seem to recall you did that some years ago? I wonder if I booked 1 night at departure airport and 1 night at the arrival...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 May 19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,768
Posted By lam
We had enough airmiles for 1 roundtrip to orlando...

We had enough airmiles for 1 roundtrip to orlando from dublin last year but wanted to stop off in new york for 5 nights. We didn't have enough additional airmiles for the domestic flight from orlando...
Forum: Accommodation 6 May 19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 946
Posted By lam
Why not book the hotel you'd feel most...

Why not book the hotel you'd feel most comfortable in and treat everyone with a meal at the HR cafe or restaurant, if you book RPR, you can do this with the savings you've made!

keeps everyone...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 May 19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,768
Posted By lam
Oh and about seat selection ,and 1 bag.It is...

Oh and about seat selection ,and 1 bag.It is available on economy BUT NOT economy basic.If you get this fare, its an extra $120 per bag and seats are allocated at check-in with no guarantee of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 May 19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,768
Posted By lam
We have travelled with united for many years now...

We have travelled with united for many years now and although the seating is 3x3 on the Dub to IAD (washington dulles) route, we like the airline, staff and great customer service.

Dulles isn't...
Forum: Latest 6 May 19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,950
Posted By lam
We postponed our summer 2019 holiday specifically...

We postponed our summer 2019 holiday specifically to see Galaxy's Edge next summer.
One word just keeps springing to mind

MAYHEM!

Lets hope we can both at least get into Galaxy's Edge to see...
Forum: General Chat 5 May 19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By lam
Piz Buin completely ruined many of my white...

Piz Buin completely ruined many of my white cotton tops. I spent hours trying to get the stains out.It was awful. I used their hypoallergenic sun cream.
Never again.
Last year I went online to QVC...
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