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Forum: Beyond the Parks Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By mick
The scenic lake ride at Winter Park, Harry Leu...

The scenic lake ride at Winter Park, Harry Leu Gardens (these two easily done on the same day as only about 4 miles apart. Similar boat ride at Mount Dora.

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By mick
Just a minor comment but there's no such thing as...

Just a minor comment but there's no such thing as a "Group ESTA" just a group application which allows you to pay just once for all the ESTAs in the group. All ESTAs in the group are linked to...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By mick
Our only Burger place when we don't have the...

Our only Burger place when we don't have the appetite for Longhorn, Carrabba's and Bonefish et al. :grin:

All cooked to order and their fish & chips and frozen custard pretty good as well.
...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 22 Jan 22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By mick
Another good day :spin: your pizza looked tasty ...

Another good day :spin: your pizza looked tasty


Joan :wave:
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Jan 22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By mick
As Donna says I'd certainly head west from FG...

As Donna says I'd certainly head west from FG towards the Rolling Oaks area on 192 and we regularly eat at Carrabbas's (Italian) and Bonefish Grill (Not surprisingly fish :grin: ) which are usually...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 22 Jan 22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By mick
A great day :spin: Lake Apopka sounds lovely ...

A great day :spin: Lake Apopka sounds lovely

Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 22 Jan 22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By mick
Have a great holiday :spin: Joan:wave:

Have a great holiday :spin:

Joan:wave:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By mick
With our limited experience of BA Fly-drives you...

With our limited experience of BA Fly-drives you can't upgrade cabins on line and you need to phone - good luck with that if you've only got a few hours to spare :( If you're not travelling within...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Jan 22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By mick
We also enjoyed our first and only visit to...

We also enjoyed our first and only visit to Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen in November. I had the garlic tilapia & shrimp. Joan had the shrimp Alfredo.

Will try it again in May to see if it still...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Jan 22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By mick
We always stay at Highgate Park not far from you...

We always stay at Highgate Park not far from you and eat maybe 75% of our dinners in the Rolling Oaks area which is about 3 miles from you on the 192.

Can recommend Bonefish Grill if you like...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 20 Jan 22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By mick
I would imagine that it and the Bob Evans and...

I would imagine that it and the Bob Evans and IHOP in the same area might be busy for breakfast as they probably catch a lot of traffic heading to WDW from the 192 west end and NOLWR?

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Jan 22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,540
Posted By mick
Donna Do you mean that most tourists don't...

Donna

Do you mean that most tourists don't buy Clorox wipes. Reynolds wrap with the built in slide cutter and Viva Christmas kitchen roll like we do? :grin:

We're regulars at Target and Publix...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Jan 22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,540
Posted By mick
Dan This is a DIBB exchange that I had with...

Dan

This is a DIBB exchange that I had with a former Walmart manager a while ago.

https://DIBB.in/13434413

I think most people agree that the traffic management and car park layout is a...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 20 Jan 22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By mick
Sue The one on 192 opposite North Old Lake...

Sue

The one on 192 opposite North Old Lake Wilson Road is still open - or at least it was last November. ;). And extremely busy for breakfast.

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 19 Jan 22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By mick
The first thing I'd say as Loldis suggests is...

The first thing I'd say as Loldis suggests is don't base your car decisions on two airport runs. Send some on ahead with the luggage in a Uber. Although I should admit that what I know about Uber etc...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Jan 22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By mick
YT One of the reasons of course that the...

YT

One of the reasons of course that the DIBB who goes where, when and for how long spreadsheet can't be published any more.


OP

Does this help. No pretty pictures of the meals but prices...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 19 Jan 22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By mick
Hi Donna Last seen wrapped in black...

Hi Donna

Last seen wrapped in black polythene in December. Should be working when we next drive down Florence Villa Grove Road in early May then?

I bet they won't have finished that row of...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 18 Jan 22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By mick
So glad you had an amazing time :spin: ...

So glad you had an amazing time :spin:

Thanks for taking the time to do your trippie I really enjoyed reading along


Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 18 Jan 22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By mick
Shame your evening was not a good one! Children...

Shame your evening was not a good one! Children cry you shouldn’t worry about other peoples thoughts! We have all been there!


Joan :wave:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jan 22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By mick
Make sure that you use the official site ...

Make sure that you use the official site

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

There are "cowboys" out there who will charge you $80 to do it for you

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Jan 22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By mick
Over the many years of visiting we always park up...

Over the many years of visiting we always park up at DS a couple of times and do a tour of the resorts using the free WDW transport. Maybe done this 50 times over the years but have yet to try the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jan 22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By mick
New passport = new ESTA anyway and as soon as you...

New passport = new ESTA anyway and as soon as you start applying for your new ESTA any existing ones will be cancelled. I seriously doubt that there'll be any linkage from an old passport 12345678 to...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 17 Jan 22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By mick
A great day :spin: Joan :wave:

A great day :spin:

Joan :wave:
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 17 Jan 22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By mick
Mick is here lurking in the "driving" forum as...

Mick is here lurking in the "driving" forum as usual.

We're also on autopilot from side B on to the 417 south but I guess that most Dibbers heading for the Universal area would leave MCO going...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 17 Jan 22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By mick
Sorry for the confusion but the OP originally...

Sorry for the confusion but the OP originally posted in "Trip Planning" and then the Mods moved it to BTP. :confused2

Mick
Forum: Accommodation 17 Jan 22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By mick
Which terminal are you flying from? If it's...

Which terminal are you flying from?

If it's BA we did twilight check-in at T5. Parked with Purple Parking meet & greet and left the car in the short stay, walked 5 minutes to the terminal to check...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 17 Jan 22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,621
Posted By mick
Linda Do you mean you haven't seen my 500...

Linda

Do you mean you haven't seen my 500 posts recommending Andy over the last 5 years. :grin::grin:

Apart from his competitiveness how many other brokers come on here offering to help with...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 16 Jan 22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By mick
There's a new First Watch over the road on...

There's a new First Watch over the road on Posner.

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 16 Jan 22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By mick
Exactly as our experience in my post #7 above...

Exactly as our experience in my post #7 above. :grin:

Mick
Forum: Shopping in Florida 16 Jan 22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By mick
You may not recognise Posner Park now. Apart...

You may not recognise Posner Park now.

Apart from the bit that's been there for years (Dicks and all the way down to J C Penney) there's a lot more stores over on the other side (Marshalls, Hobby...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 16 Jan 22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By mick
Also a nice lake and canal ride at Mt Dora...

Also a nice lake and canal ride at Mt Dora :grin:, scenic lake ride and Morse Tiffany glass museum at Winter Park, Harry Leu gardens, Bok tower, Anna Maria Island.

Hundreds of ideas in this...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 16 Jan 22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By mick
That was a good day:spin:Your Longhorn meal looks...

That was a good day:spin:Your Longhorn meal looks delicious


Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 16 Jan 22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By mick
You did really well doing all the rides you...

You did really well doing all the rides you wanted:spin:

Plane food on the flight home are usually very hit and miss

Shame you had a long wait for train home :nonono:

Joan:wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 16 Jan 22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By mick
We love a nice day at the Villa pool and spa...

We love a nice day at the Villa pool and spa sounds great


Joan:wave:
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jan 22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By mick
You need to post your specific requirements here...

You need to post your specific requirements here and any DIBB owners who can match will get back to you.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=94

Mick
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 15 Jan 22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By mick
Glad you were all negative it must have been such...

Glad you were all negative it must have been such a worry :d:

And a nice wet evening to finish your holiday off you did well waiting when you were wet through!


Joan :wave:
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Jan 22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 644
Posted By mick
Beware the alligators in the Everglades section...

Beware the alligators in the Everglades section in the atrium. :grin:

Mick
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Jan 22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By mick
In terms of restaurants (I assume you meant...

In terms of restaurants (I assume you meant off-site?) I'd be inclined to agree. Apart from masks it was "pretty similar to normal" :grin:

Can't speak for WDW though as we don't go within 15 miles...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Jan 22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 644
Posted By mick
Apologies Nicki I may have slightly...

Apologies Nicki

I may have slightly misunderstood your first post. I took them as two separate questions. :confused2

You certainly won't get a cocktail at Bobs nor any TV screens. :grin:

Mick
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Jan 22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By mick
We were at Highgate Park for nearly 3 weeks from...

We were at Highgate Park for nearly 3 weeks from mid-Nov until early Dec and, as we always do, ate around 75% of breakfasts out and 90% of dinners out.

Breakfasts at Cracker Barrell, Bob Evans,...
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