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Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By mick
There's a couple of threads that I've contributed...

There's a couple of threads that I've contributed to about positivity in August and September. I've posted on both even though we don't go until November ;). Sadly a few negative posts have slipped...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By mick
I'm sure he would if you have a private Lear jet...

I'm sure he would if you have a private Lear jet in the back garden and if you've been exceptionally good. :grin:

I have attracted some unfortunate responses recently ;) but one thing I'm fairly...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By mick
Making no predictions but a Dibber who lives in...

Making no predictions but a Dibber who lives in Virginia says that the USA land borders with Canada and Mexico are due to be opened on 21 June.

There have been suggestions (aka quotes from the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By mick
I renewed our annual policy a couple of weeks ago...

I renewed our annual policy a couple of weeks ago and as usual I checked around a dozen suppliers,

Staysure and a couple of others who I've forgotten covered medical costs if you're ill with Covid...
Forum: General Chat Today, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By mick
Us too. Hopefully our 25 a year helps as well...

Us too. Hopefully our 25 a year helps as well. Not much in the context of a Florida holiday and we certainly get our money's worth.

Over 16 years on here and we'll get over 2020 in due course...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By mick
I have absolutely no factual evidence that doing...

I have absolutely no factual evidence that doing your API is considered to be an attempt to fly. Sadly some Dibbers over the years have started a new application when they simply intended to check...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By mick
PS Forgot to say they came back pending as...

PS

Forgot to say they came back pending as most seem to now. But you then get an email saying your status has changed. Just log back in and retrieve the application. We always print them

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By mick
Sorry I can't help at all on your dual passport...

Sorry I can't help at all on your dual passport issues but yes there have been some anecdotal experiences on here that people have had their ESTAs cancelled due to them doing API. API may be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By mick
First of all an ESTA is only approval to travel...

First of all an ESTA is only approval to travel to the USA so only needs to be valid for the date of travel. But I can understand your caution with the risk of a 3 day delay. :grin:

But yes you...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,055
Posted By mick
Just had a "don't reply to this" email from BA...

Just had a "don't reply to this" email from BA asking if I'm looking forward to our November flight to MCO.

There was however a link to contact them by email so I did ask when they might tell me...
Forum: General Chat Today, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,477
Posted By mick
I can't imagine being on my death bed saying to...

I can't imagine being on my death bed saying to Joan - "I wished we hadn't visited Florida so many times"

Because we always take cash I do keep a record of exchange rates since 2001 and that's...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports Today, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By mick
Thank you for taking the time to do your trippie...

Thank you for taking the time to do your trippie I really enjoyed reading along :spin even though Julia spent time in Hospital seems like you had a good time and got lots and lots done

Thanks...
Forum: General Chat Today, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 409
Posted By mick
It's Joan who has the Tesco account and she tends...

It's Joan who has the Tesco account and she tends to check first thing in the morning and often finds a slot maybe 5/6 days ahead. She sticks a few quid's worth of staples in then revisits in the...
Forum: General Chat Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 409
Posted By mick
Thanks and reciprocated :grin: Little known...

Thanks and reciprocated :grin:

Little known fact (except to DonnaD and angelbabe I guess :grin: ) Supertarget was rebranded just to Target sometime last year.

Mick
Forum: General Chat Today, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 409
Posted By mick
D332 Have you ever seen a couple of old...

D332

Have you ever seen a couple of old Brits pushing an empty red cart round Target after dinner at Longhorn?

Mick
Forum: General Chat Today, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 409
Posted By mick
Not quite the exact response to the first...

Not quite the exact response to the first question but we've done click & collect at Tesco for 10 years and will continue. I won't mind getting out and loading the boot myself though in due course...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By mick
They sell 4 weeks as well as I've been checking...

They sell 4 weeks as well as I've been checking flights for next spring. Trouble is they are an eye-watering 50% dearer than VA for PE.

Haven't flown into SFB since 2008 and at that price I doubt...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 05:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,522
Posted By mick
I don't follow Twitter but is that because they...

I don't follow Twitter but is that because they put a marker on his account for basically being economical with the truth?

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,334
Posted By mick
I'll probably ring HSBC next Monday (three clear...

I'll probably ring HSBC next Monday (three clear weeks) and start with a friendly approach - but I will make sure my phone battery is 100% ;)

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By mick
I think they're neck and neck with Virgin :mad2: ...

I think they're neck and neck with Virgin :mad2:

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,334
Posted By mick
Hi YT I may have gone wrong already...

Hi YT

I may have gone wrong already. :confused2 Just checked the acknowledgement email from HSBC and it seems that I completed a "Card dispute form" (sic). I think that I will start on a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By mick
Suggest politely that she looks on the Tui web...

Suggest politely that she looks on the Tui web site :grin:

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By mick
VA (330 days) and BA (355 days) show their...

VA (330 days) and BA (355 days) show their flights around 11 months out but Tui have always been earlier. I can see random August 2021 flights for instance.

Mick
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,522
Posted By mick
Makes total sense Mary thanks. Maybe a dumb...

Makes total sense Mary thanks. Maybe a dumb question really as if I could fly into MCO I could then drive to the 47 contiguous states - and possibly Alaska. Are the USA/Canada borders open as normal?...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,522
Posted By mick
Mary Another sensible question if I may...

Mary

Another sensible question if I may please - you know by now that I'm not controversial. :grin:

The UK has three devolved countries in Scotland, Wales an N Ireland but most of the major...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,522
Posted By mick
If you're happy to and help other Dibbers please...

If you're happy to and help other Dibbers please do. :grin:

I'm reasonably confident of us getting there for Thanksgiving but we don't do the parks now anyway so we'll be happy hiding away on the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,522
Posted By mick
Sorry but I didn't mean it to come over that way...

Sorry but I didn't mean it to come over that way - I'm a regular contributor to the stay positive for August and September threads :grin:
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,522
Posted By mick
I genuinely hope so - I'm a regular contributor...

I genuinely hope so - I'm a regular contributor to the stay positive for August and September threads

Mick
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,522
Posted By mick
Mary I hope I don't detect any hint of...

Mary

I hope I don't detect any hint of criticism of the POTUS in your post :grin:

Mick
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,535
Posted By mick
We have stood on Main Street Sandwich on Cape Cod...

We have stood on Main Street Sandwich on Cape Cod on July 4th waving an Old Glory with the natives. They knew we were Brits. Nothing like Main Street MK but very genuine. I think they've forgiven us...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,266
Posted By mick
update Have a drive round Celebration and see this house...

Have a drive round Celebration and see this house :grin:

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/3811/eca28b132f53f4.jpg

or visit Grand Floridian to see the gingerbread house ;)
...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,522
Posted By mick
I can't recall the exact statistic but it's only...

I can't recall the exact statistic but it's only something like 1% of visitors to WDW are from the UK. It would be nice to think he would be good to us though. :grin:

If Trump lifts the ban on...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,522
Posted By mick
That's the most bullish post that I've read on...

That's the most bullish post that I've read on here in months. Subject to sensible safety measures I'm sure that the vast majority of Dibbers will be ecstatic.

Did you ask Attraction Tickets to...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,535
Posted By mick
Hi Debbie from up the 27 Hope you're...

Hi Debbie from up the 27

Hope you're keeping safe?

Where's DonnaD? ;)

Mick
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,535
Posted By mick
Mary You're allowed to joke on here - well...

Mary

You're allowed to joke on here - well most of the time unless you make a light one about your glorious leader :pgig::pgig::pgig:

Mick
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,535
Posted By mick
Can I just say as a Dibber of 16 years standing...

Can I just say as a Dibber of 16 years standing and a visitor to your great nation around 37 times I'm really enjoying the views from across the pond.

Most of us Dibbers are very passionate about...
Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By mick
SF BA continue to be one of the good guys...

SF

BA continue to be one of the good guys along with Premier Inn, official LGW parking and, of course, DFCH. :grin:

I'm still very positive about sitting in a Boeing 777 in November (from LGW...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 12:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,266
Posted By mick
We'll both be 74 in November and had to cancel 4...

We'll both be 74 in November and had to cancel 4 holidays over the years because of our cancers but we are determined to be there. ;)
Despite annual insurance being as dear as the flight :(

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,266
Posted By mick
36 trips, 36 car hire, driven over 50,000 miles...

36 trips, 36 car hire, driven over 50,000 miles so I'm happy to recommend. ;)

Having said that though never stayed in a WDW hotel and not visited a park since 2010 so maybe I'm not one to talk...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,334
Posted By mick
YT I think that I've fallen between two...

YT

I think that I've fallen between two stools and not sure where I am at the minute.

VA cancelled our 21 April on 6 April and I immediately hit them with a refund request by text in accordance...
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