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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By cornishfrogboy
I can knock a fair bit off the HRH when looking...

I can knock a fair bit off the HRH when looking at this August, a period of known great demand.. and with no research…
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/44107/86edc844676812.jpg

That knocks...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By cornishfrogboy
If you are doing 14 nights and with the age of...

If you are doing 14 nights and with the age of your children, then I would scrub Discovery Cove, especially given your enthusiasm for the brilliant Potter Offerings.. even though DC is far and away...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By cornishfrogboy
If your plan is open, then might I suggest this...

If your plan is open, then might I suggest this (I have before and to others).

When and if you land at MCO, go by Taxi ($55) straight to the Ramada on IDrive or similar. It is cheap, between...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,219
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I admire your optimism in the event of a crash!

I admire your optimism in the event of a crash!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 835
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I note that you have been many times before, but...

I note that you have been many times before, but obviously don’t know what you have done in the past.

Is this with a London departure? How old are your children? How many rooms were you looking at...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,219
Posted By cornishfrogboy
No. I would get through immigration a little...

No.
I would get through immigration a little later, wondering what I would invest that £90 sat in my pocket on.

I guess that it really matters what £90 means in the wider context of an...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I stand corrected. As you may well know, whilst...

I stand corrected. As you may well know, whilst very regular to Orlando, I no longer trouble the mouse.

My boys are now 15 and 19. I might now have a different view, were they 4 and 6 years old!
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I appreciate that you are travelling for the...

I appreciate that you are travelling for the first time and that the whole Orlando thing is new.

Clearly with children, Disney is crucial with the character interactions, sights to see etc etc...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,931
Posted By cornishfrogboy
This idea has merit… ...

This idea has merit…

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/44107/b75abf1902e107.jpg
The activity could be Sheep … umm, herding.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/44107/b1abf29bac2f5f.jpg...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I have stayed at LBV Village resort and Spa...

I have stayed at LBV Village resort and Spa before and am staying again this Easter. I have generally used villas in the past, but really like this set up. If you look at a map, the drives to all...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By cornishfrogboy
As with fingers crossed for me. Seats are...

As with fingers crossed for me.
Seats are booked on the Aa site on their code.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,931
Posted By cornishfrogboy
That Comrade Drakeford guy is very kind indeed. ...

That Comrade Drakeford guy is very kind indeed.

Has he also forwarded a list of acceptable destinations to the proletariat ?

North Korea.
Cuba
Venezuela
Russia
China?
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 82,208
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I have never deleted a post yet and never would. ...

I have never deleted a post yet and never would.

I simply felt that in the past few pages, there were challenges and at times veiled insults starting to fly.

A respectful exchange of even...
Forum: TV and Film 25 Jan 22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,760
Posted By cornishfrogboy
1. Friends. Never have I been so immersed in the...

1. Friends. Never have I been so immersed in the characters, trials and tribulations of a group of fictional characters.

2. Only fools and horses.. ageless and for the same reasons as above. ‘The...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 82,208
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I started this thread in May of 2021. Whilst...

I started this thread in May of 2021.

Whilst it has generated insightful debate and honestly held opinions being put forward in its early days (which was the original intention), it has clearly...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Jan 22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,009
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I was there at Easter.. if you read ‘Panhandle...

I was there at Easter.. if you read ‘Panhandle purgatory’, linked from my signature, you will see exactly what weather we encountered.

As for summer, I have no personal experience, but weather...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Jan 22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,009
Posted By cornishfrogboy
My refunds were with BAx 2 and AA x 1 for the...

My refunds were with BAx 2 and AA x 1 for the longhauls.
I also had refunds from American Eagle (AA in disguise) for 2 internals and in addition, a credit note for one that took place without my...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Jan 22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,009
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Simple, theoretical maths. I am holding a...

Simple, theoretical maths.

I am holding a £600 credit note with Virgin that expires in December.

I look to fly BA and their price is £800 whilst Virgins offering is £1200.

I take the Virgin...
Forum: General Chat 23 Jan 22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I have spent many hundreds of hours in Courts and...

I have spent many hundreds of hours in Courts and they are public in nature unless the Presiding Judge has a compelling reason to go ‘in Camera’.. a quick ‘Google’ will explain likely reasons.. and...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 23 Jan 22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I am also a Vegas Virgin, visiting for just 2...

I am also a Vegas Virgin, visiting for just 2 nights in October.
Whilst I don’t think we will be going overboard on it, we wanted to visit Barstow/Calico and also wanted to visit the Hoover Dam as...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Jan 22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,009
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I agree totally, a world class museum.. but then...

I agree totally, a world class museum.. but then again I am Military Aircraft fixated.

I rate Pensacola almost with the Smithsonion and also the USAF museum at Dayton OH.

Number 1 in my heart...
Forum: General Chat 23 Jan 22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 82,208
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Unless you destroy a statue in Bristol…. But I...

Unless you destroy a statue in Bristol…. But I digress!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Jan 22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,009
Posted By cornishfrogboy
That sounds an absolutely brilliant vacation. ...

That sounds an absolutely brilliant vacation.

If passing through Mobile, then the USS Alabama and all the aircraft, tanks and submarines at the memorial are truly excellent… and Pensacola Beach...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Jan 22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Anything but Pat O’Brians. We had Jambalaya...

Anything but Pat O’Brians.

We had Jambalaya and I would sooner have drunk putrid alligator flesh mixed with latrine water from Troy Landry’s (Swamp people) boot.
It was vile.

We have always...
Forum: General Chat 22 Jan 22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Yes, I certainly miss his carefully planned out...

Yes, I certainly miss his carefully planned out stupidity. It saw us through a rather dark couple of years, lightening the mood.

He really was, along with a few others a worthy (self) nomination...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Jan 22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,009
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Wow! That’s a 500 mile drive? We did Destin...

Wow! That’s a 500 mile drive?

We did Destin to Tampa in one hit a few years back and it was torture. (In signature link as Panhandle purgatory). Rather you than me.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,009
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Snap. London Heathrow is invariably our most...

Snap. London Heathrow is invariably our most viable point of departure… 5 hours drive from Falmouth on a good day.
Forum: General Trip Planning 21 Jan 22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By cornishfrogboy
As with you, Claire.

As with you, Claire.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,009
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Look to LHR. A couple of nights in Boston,...

Look to LHR.

A couple of nights in Boston, NY, D.C. or Philly on the way in?

If you look at a BA multi city either with or without counting the internal leg as part of it, you will find that...
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,475
Posted By cornishfrogboy
As I said before, a sad day for many baby...

As I said before, a sad day for many baby boomers. RIP Meatloaf, a truly unforgettable artist and bat out of Hell was an amazing LP that will live on for ever.. A giant of rock.

I met him once...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jan 22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By cornishfrogboy
To me, Aquatica is a better water park for rides...

To me, Aquatica is a better water park for rides than the Disney ones, but not as good for the Lazy rivers.

Volcano bay beats all of them, hands down.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,525
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I wouldn’t be too sure about your last paragraph...

I wouldn’t be too sure about your last paragraph.
I have met several people who have flown direct, gone straight to Disney and only left to maybe visit Universal before flying home again… and...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Jan 22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,494
Posted By cornishfrogboy
We stayed in April of 2019 at Club Level and RPR...

We stayed in April of 2019 at Club Level and RPR was excellent in every way .. as it has been on all previous visits.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning & Days Out 21 Jan 22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By cornishfrogboy
HMS Caroline, a light cruiser and the last...

HMS Caroline, a light cruiser and the last surviving ship from Jutland. She has just been very heavily refurbished and is, I believe very close to the Titanic exhibition...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jan 22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,199
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Increasingly and particularly if you have ride...

Increasingly and particularly if you have ride hungry children, there would seem little point in visiting WDW if you are staying off site. You are not going to get on many if any, especially during...
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,475
Posted By cornishfrogboy
R.I.P Mr Loaf. Another part of my adolescent...

R.I.P Mr Loaf.

Another part of my adolescent years departed too soon. I remember Bat out of Hell being played non stop from various bed spaces in our 12 man barrack room.. all at different points...
Forum: General Trip Planning 20 Jan 22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I would say Rome and then the frecciarossa...

I would say Rome and then the frecciarossa highspeed train to Naples (1 hour 12), followed by the rickety circumvensuvius train to Sorrento, 3 days Rome 6 days Sorrento. We have dual centred this...
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I always felt exactly the same about greens where...

I always felt exactly the same about greens where you putt uphill, miss the hole by inches and the ball rolls back past you, off the green and into the bunker behind you.

Fair to say, I could hit...
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,966
Posted By cornishfrogboy
It also was co ordinated to happen outside of...

It also was co ordinated to happen outside of School grounds and thus beyond both the Schools hours and the Schools times of responsibility on both occasions.
Whilst the School has an obligation to...
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I hate to boast, but many years ago, I had 5 days...

I hate to boast, but many years ago, I had 5 days on the Kings Course at Gleneagles and I was actually paid to be there….


I might mention (or not), that we were guarding the G8 conference that...
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