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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 10:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,225
Posted By sha9
We currently have two vaccines which had pretty...

We currently have two vaccines which had pretty much the same level of efficacy. Whatís the issue with taking what youíre given? This is a public health emergency so really there has to be an element...
Forum: Accommodation Today, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 59
Posted By sha9
We stayed in a studio at BLT once and I found it...

We stayed in a studio at BLT once and I found it very small, especially with the sofa bed out. We havenít stayed at SSR but in a 2 bed villa at OKW and it was such a great size!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By sha9
I would check with VA regarding the name change...

I would check with VA regarding the name change. Or see if you can make sense of their new amendment policy! We booked in December so I think are covered by the free name change and/or 2 changes so...
Forum: Accommodation Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 59
Posted By sha9
As much as I agree about the location of BLT I...

As much as I agree about the location of BLT I think Iíd go with option 1. Itís less moving about and probably what swings it for me is the 2 bed villa over a 1 bed. Plus you can walk to DS of an...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,222
Posted By sha9
It needs some clarity. If this is to be taken...

It needs some clarity. If this is to be taken literally it means unhooking the mask every time you take a sip or a bite then back on while chewing. Iím not against keeping it on until youíve ordered...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By sha9
You would have a better choice at Disney Spring...

You would have a better choice at Disney Spring or one of the parks.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Today, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By sha9
Unfortunately for us itís been variable. Weíve...

Unfortunately for us itís been variable. Weíve been and had some lovely meals then other times not so much. The service can also be variable.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 347
Posted By sha9
Iíd miss out Epcot.

Iíd miss out Epcot.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By sha9
Iím definitely going to use a magic band, either...

Iím definitely going to use a magic band, either one of my old ones or probably buy a new one. I canít be bothered getting my phone out every time I need to swipe something.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By sha9
I think itís 60 days?

I think itís 60 days?
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,858
Posted By sha9
Yes Olivias is another hidden gem. And we do love...

Yes Olivias is another hidden gem. And we do love LTT!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By sha9
With the news that vaccines will be by age...

With the news that vaccines will be by age thereís an excellent chance weíll all be done well before September - Iíve had both as a HCW, Mum & Dad have had their first dose and my sister is in her...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,004
Posted By sha9
I thought JVTs analogy with being 3-0 up was very...

I thought JVTs analogy with being 3-0 up was very good. Hopefully lots of people will appreciate that.

I also remember Jason Leitch saying last year that they didnít want to lock down too early...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By sha9
We stayed at Pop a few years ago before the...

We stayed at Pop a few years ago before the refurb. It was fine. I think a few of the issues have probably been fixed by the refurb - for example the rooms were quiet small but with the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,222
Posted By sha9
This issue for me is what exactly are the rules?...

This issue for me is what exactly are the rules? If itís keep your mask on until food or drinks arrive then back on when you finish eating and drinking then fair enough. If itís mask on unless...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,222
Posted By sha9
I do agree this is overkill. Surely if the tables...

I do agree this is overkill. Surely if the tables are correctly spaced then once seated the mask can come off as you will be (presumably) 2m away from the next diner. Obviously you should then put it...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 574
Posted By sha9
I used to be a neither person until the trip...

I used to be a neither person until the trip where it rained every day for at least half the day. We had to abandon parks because of it! Now I embrace the poncho and carry on!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 574
Posted By sha9
I like a poncho as you can just throw them on...

I like a poncho as you can just throw them on over everything, including your bag. I agree with previous poster about Universal ponchos. Theyíre longer than Disney ones for one thing and have lasted...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 26 Feb 21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,020
Posted By sha9
Yes and I would say the tower is in a much better...

Yes and I would say the tower is in a much better location than preferred!

Glad I was able to help ;).
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Feb 21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By sha9
Both can be right though - extend second dose to...

Both can be right though - extend second dose to 12 weeks when supply is low and give some protection to more, change to 4 weeks when supply is better and get it all done sooner.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Feb 21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,997
Posted By sha9
Itís a difficult one. I have two staff, frontline...

Itís a difficult one. I have two staff, frontline healthcare workers who are both shielding. Neither want to stay off work but have been told they have to, no opt out. Both received their second dose...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 25 Feb 21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,020
Posted By sha9
I continue to be ever hopeful that weíll get to...

I continue to be ever hopeful that weíll get to go this year and in view of that have been checking the Disney site and also looking for a good price on the Dolphin. Tonight I discovered that there...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Feb 21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By sha9
I think it depends what your preferred location...

I think it depends what your preferred location is. We loved Bay Lake Towers for being able to walk to MK but also loved the Boardwalk for itís location.

I would happily stay at any of the deluxe...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Feb 21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By sha9
I think itíll depend what the evidence shows...

I think itíll depend what the evidence shows about effectiveness with the 12 week gap and supply.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Feb 21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By sha9
Yes I remember a consultant at work who normally...

Yes I remember a consultant at work who normally is clinically very good spouting this. Iím glad I chose to ignore it and be hopeful!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Feb 21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By sha9
You have to pay if itís Economy Light but all...

You have to pay if itís Economy Light but all other categories itís free.
Forum: Accommodation 24 Feb 21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By sha9
If it looks too good to be true it generally is.

If it looks too good to be true it generally is.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Feb 21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By sha9
I have a few staff who are going stir crazy...

I have a few staff who are going stir crazy shielding. Theyíre all due their second vaccine dose soon (healthcare) and desperate to come back once that kicks in but I just can see it.
Forum: TV and Film 21 Feb 21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,693
Posted By sha9
Itís not even a question for me. Iíll be renewing...

Itís not even a question for me. Iíll be renewing Disney plus for The Falcon and The Winter Soldier alone! Between the Marvel and Star Wars content itís well worth it for me and Star is just an added...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Feb 21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,345
Posted By sha9
Itís the total price.

Itís the total price.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 21 Feb 21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By sha9
I would imagine you can order anything. I canít...

I would imagine you can order anything. I canít think of any restaurants other than those that do family style or buffet that dictate what you can order.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 21 Feb 21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By sha9
To my knowledge itís just Seaworld and Busch...

To my knowledge itís just Seaworld and Busch Gardens that do that kind of deal. Someone can correct me if even they donít. Disney and Universal definitely donít.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Feb 21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,678
Posted By sha9
Iím not going to argue the point any further...

Iím not going to argue the point any further. Iíve said I donít think itís required, you and others disagree. What I will say is that if it is required why arenít we doing it? The reality is we donít...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Feb 21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,678
Posted By sha9
I doubt there would be enough people prepared to...

I doubt there would be enough people prepared to come in during the night to make it worth while. And I doubt space is the issue either. Iíd much rather the 10 people working overnight were working...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Feb 21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By sha9
I donít really see the point. But then if there...

I donít really see the point. But then if there are no offers I would probably look at one of the Disney Springs area hotels or Swan/Dolphin. If I had my heart set on a specific resort then I suppose...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 21 Feb 21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By sha9
I would do two weeks every year but with your...

I would do two weeks every year but with your choices Iíve gone with every two years however I would never have a no Disney holiday.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Feb 21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,410
Posted By sha9
Yes true. If they gave a ďthey definitely wonít...

Yes true. If they gave a ďthey definitely wonít be open beforeĒ date at least some of us would know. The fact they havenít gives me a little hope!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Feb 21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By sha9
I managed to get everything either cancelled or...

I managed to get everything either cancelled or moved relatively easily.

Disney - moved hotel and tickets and transferred deposit & gift cards to free nights offer.

Universal - gave us 3 months...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Feb 21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,678
Posted By sha9
Well we can only see if it happens.

Well we can only see if it happens.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Feb 21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,704
Posted By sha9
Agreed. I think there are genuine travel...

Agreed. I think there are genuine travel consultants out there who do have some expertise and take a lot of the stress out of booking for some people but Iíve read so much on here about...
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