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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Mar 20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile We are going Edi-Phl-Mco for 2a and 2c for 1450.

We are going Edi-Phl-Mco for 2a and 2c for 1450.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Mar 20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,265
Posted By johnmcmaster
Its likely to time out if left for that length...

Its likely to time out if left for that length of time. OP made a genuine mistake and was rightly worried.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Mar 20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By johnmcmaster
We had a Santa Fe sport in 2017 that is roughly...

We had a Santa Fe sport in 2017 that is roughly the same size as the Edge. Took 2a, 2c, plus three full size suitcases, carry on bags and a double buggy with ease. That was only the 5 seat version...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Feb 20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Should be a contact number on your booking...

Should be a contact number on your booking confirmation?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Feb 20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile We had our 1st BA flydrive in 2017 and the car...

We had our 1st BA flydrive in 2017 and the car was allocated. Had a brief 5 mins at the desk in the garage to hand in prepay voucher and get 2nd licence added (wife FOC). Had a swap row, but after a...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 15 Feb 20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile I used Chrome this morning and went to check the...

I used Chrome this morning and went to check the price of my Auto Europe booking and found it to be cheaper than the price quoted on Safari (through my account login). The price dropped again by...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Feb 20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Ford Kuga in the U.K. is the same car.

Ford Kuga in the U.K. is the same car.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Feb 20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Cheers. I suppose these are all well specced...

Cheers. I suppose these are all well specced models? Were these allocated cars or pick your own via Alamo?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Feb 20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,310
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Use google chrome and search for Disney USA...

Use google chrome and search for Disney USA website. If worst comes to the worst, use tunnel bear as a vpn and set USA as your location. Browsing wont be rapid, but okay.
Forum: Accommodation 13 Feb 20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By johnmcmaster
Have you tried Airbnb?

Have you tried Airbnb?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Feb 20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile We had a Santa Fe in 2017. Liked it so much...

We had a Santa Fe in 2017. Liked it so much bought a Tucson at home.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Feb 20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile We had one in 2016. Think was a 2-2-3 or 2-2-2...

We had one in 2016. Think was a 2-2-3 or 2-2-2 with the middle rows captain seats. Back row never up as had double buggy at the time. Nice car, big without being unwieldy or a problem to park.
Forum: Tickets 10 Feb 20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile You might well find them cheaper with the...

You might well find them cheaper with the advertisers in the tickets subsection. I did.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 Feb 20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Standard SUV choice

Hi,

We have booked a standard SUV via Alamo and wonder what the best vehicle variant to look for is in each model and how this is identified if not marked on the rear.

Basically so we dont...
Forum: Accommodation 7 Feb 20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile PayPal using a credit card.

PayPal using a credit card.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 4 Feb 20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Auto Europe - Price drop

Dear All,

If you have a booking with Auto Europe, it might be worth while to check the current price as mine dropped 27 today. Just called them and they amended my voucher and put it through at...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 27 Jan 20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Different brands. Different features. Apple vs...

Different brands. Different features. Apple vs Samsung. Both do the job and well known brand leaders. Either will be fine. I have a Garmin Nuvi that works well.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 27 Jan 20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,384
Posted By johnmcmaster
Have you all tried Auto Europe with TopCashback...

Have you all tried Auto Europe with TopCashback at 6.75%? Got my new Alamo booking through them on Saturday with extra driver and tank of fuel through Alamo Max. Intermediate SUV upgraded to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jan 20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,591
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Im always a believer in eating airside, can...

Im always a believer in eating airside, can always rush your brekkie, not the security guys.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 26 Jan 20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile My Auto Europe booking made yesterday worked...

My Auto Europe booking made yesterday worked fine. All done with no issues.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 25 Jan 20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile I bought one in 2017 from a link to an advertiser...

I bought one in 2017 from a link to an advertiser who used to be on here (in the notices bit at the top). Cant remember for the life of me their name. Hopefully someone else will remember...,...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 25 Jan 20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Update: booked Alamo Max intermediate SUV with...

Update: booked Alamo Max intermediate SUV with free tank of fuel and three drivers via Topcashback link (same price as my membership login) for 58 more than my original Hertz booking of a standard...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Jan 20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By johnmcmaster
Alamo Max

Hi,

Just to check. With Alamo Max, is the vehicle that you see in the booking screen the vehicle that you get, or is it the next one up? i.e. if you book an intermediate SUV, do you get a standard...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 22 Jan 20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,763
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Ross Dress For Less, TJMaxx, Macys. Not really...

Ross Dress For Less, TJMaxx, Macys. Not really any savings in the outlets compared to the above.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,862
Posted By johnmcmaster
Im taking AXA through the financial ombudsman as...

Im taking AXA through the financial ombudsman as they are a bunch of amateurs. To say they dont have a clue is an understatement. Their UK system didnt / couldnt link with the Europe based one...
Forum: Accommodation 20 Jan 20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By johnmcmaster
You will need to use google chrome as the...

You will need to use google chrome as the browser. We looked at this option, but wouldnt let us book 1 night (Friday). Weve ended up staying at CSR for the 1st two nights anyway before staying at...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Jan 20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Hi, Ive got sat nav with live traffic updates to...

Hi, Ive got sat nav with live traffic updates to guide me. Will check google maps before we set off to double check.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 19 Jan 20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile We went for a day in May 2017 and nearly had the...

We went for a day in May 2017 and nearly had the park to ourselves. Felt really empty compared to Disney. Went straight on most rides, bar the Ninjago one that was about a 15 min wait, which seemed...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Jan 20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Cheers all. Glad to hear its a good choice of...

Cheers all. Glad to hear its a good choice of area. Wanted to try somewhere else as had been at Bella Vida and Highgate Park previously.
Forum: Accommodation 18 Jan 20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Champions Gate

Hi, just booked a villa in Champions Gate. Any advice on short cuts to Disney (to avoid i4 if possible), good restaurants that are kid friendly and general advice on the area.

Much appreciated,
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jan 20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,192
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Esta done this am as was waiting for DS#2 to get...

Esta done this am as was waiting for DS#2 to get their new passport thru the post. Went to pending status... logged back in after 3 hours and approved. Was a bit nervy..
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 17 Jan 20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Had one in 2016. 2 - 2 - 3 seating format. Was...

Had one in 2016. 2 - 2 - 3 seating format. Was grand for the kids in car seats as had captains chair each. Acres and acres of room when rear seats down for luggage and double buggy that we had at the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Jan 20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile I had a Defacto 5* rated policy last year from...

I had a Defacto 5* rated policy last year from Halifax (Axa) and I can tell you that the service was as far from 5* as you can get.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jan 20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Have you tried the BA multi city option (with car...

Have you tried the BA multi city option (with car and hotel) that allows you to book at all the same time? The big hop on day 2 after a late flight down the previous day and on airport stay. Think...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile We are doing Edi - Phl - Mco due to the cost of...

We are doing Edi - Phl - Mco due to the cost of direct flights from Scotland.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Jan 20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile The staff dont want you lugging the stuff onto...

The staff dont want you lugging the stuff onto the monorail. We did the 2nd bag drop in 2016 and then the conveyor broke for 45 mins... long wait at the end of a long day. I lugged everything up...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Jan 20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,847
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Booked AA via Iberia code on Expedia for 1457...

Booked AA via Iberia code on Expedia for 1457 (no bags) for 2a & 2c. Edi - Phl - Mco. Kids miss one day of school.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Jan 20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,048
Posted By johnmcmaster
We have been allocated seats already by Expedia...

We have been allocated seats already by Expedia (row 25) on our Edi-Phl-Mco and return flights. Allocated after they initially cancelled the flight on our chosen date. 3-1 across the aisle so at...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Jan 20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By johnmcmaster
Insureandgo

Insureandgo
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Jan 20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,257
Posted By johnmcmaster
Mobile Hire a villa and cook for yourself to ease...

Hire a villa and cook for yourself to ease pressure on the budget. Take a picnic to the parks, eat breakfast in the villa and then only need one meal out now and then. Think like you are still at...
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