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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Sep 20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By LawrenceFamily
In theory, that sounds fine. But there is a risk...

In theory, that sounds fine. But there is a risk involved.

By the time you cancel, get issued with a voucher, the flights may have gone up.

200 is a lot of money, but in the grand scheme of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Aug 20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,368
Posted By LawrenceFamily
I know what you're saying but just look at the...

I know what you're saying but just look at the state of things in the US currently. It's 17 weeks until the start of December. It seems a mile away but it really isnt. Florida has half a million...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Aug 20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,368
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Back in April there was similar threads to this...

Back in April there was similar threads to this about summer 2020 holidays. Many people were saying it'll be fine, some even opting to book new holidays for this year as they didnt believe this...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Apr 20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,090
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Thanks for that - it wouldn't be bad if I was...

Thanks for that - it wouldn't be bad if I was transferring $10 or something, but we've used David's to rent out a years worth of points so we'd be missing out on 160 if we just transferred back via...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Apr 20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,090
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Very frustrating - I'll give them a call too -...

Very frustrating - I'll give them a call too - hopefully between us both we'll be able to get to the bottom of it.

On a separate note (perhaps a question for Br'er Bear), this is the first time...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Apr 20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,090
Posted By LawrenceFamily
I have the same problem OP We've just rented...

I have the same problem OP

We've just rented out some DVC points and the money has been received as USD.

The account is GBP primary so when I want to withdraw the funds, it's working out at...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Apr 20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,012
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Totally agree - These people are just easy...

Totally agree - These people are just easy targets for people to suggest they should 'do more' because they are in the spotlight and have so much wealth. It's the same with footballers automatically...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Apr 20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 37,518
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Fair enough - I take your points and I wish you...

Fair enough - I take your points and I wish you all the best :wavey:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Apr 20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 37,518
Posted By LawrenceFamily
I appreciate that but we have to work to pay a...

I appreciate that but we have to work to pay a mortgage, bills, food, etc. We're in agreement that we're all at risk at work and if we didn't have to work to pay bills, mortgages, food etc, we...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Apr 20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 37,518
Posted By LawrenceFamily
I'm sorry to hear that. I'm happy to hear you are...

I'm sorry to hear that. I'm happy to hear you are better now and I applaud your positive outlook. I'm not living in fear though.

I just think that it's important to remember that this isn't just...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Apr 20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 37,518
Posted By LawrenceFamily
No I wont be remaining in isolation - but equally...

No I wont be remaining in isolation - but equally I wont be jumping on a plane full of people at the second we get told that the lockdown is relaxed & I wont be living with the attitude of 'well I'll...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Apr 20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 37,518
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Yes, but if there's then a 2nd wave and the FCO...

Yes, but if there's then a 2nd wave and the FCO restrict travel again (which is incredibly likely to happen) you wouldn't be covered on the insurance for cancellation of the holiday.

On top of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 57,670
Posted By LawrenceFamily
I feel your pain - it's horrible - the build up...

I feel your pain - it's horrible - the build up and planning is part of the magic and experience for us and with all of the things that you mention above, it just takes it all away. We were due to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 57,670
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Our insurance company said so - American express...

Our insurance company said so - American express - I suppose it depend on which one you've got and what level of cover you've got.

I know that if you don't have insurance now and want to get new...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 57,670
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Put simply, you wont be covered. There's no...

Put simply, you wont be covered. There's no chance a insurance company will pay you now if you voluntarily go on holiday, knowing there's a global pandemic and get ill.

Anyone going is well...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Apr 20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Yes just not worth the stress everyday not...

Yes just not worth the stress everyday not knowing if it's going ahead. The magic for us is the build up and the planning but with everything going on, it's just taken that away.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Apr 20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,872
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Frustrating because they really should refund it...

Frustrating because they really should refund it within 7 days for us as per the terms we agreed to when making the booking - I understand Covid-19 has changed everything for a lot of businesses but...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Apr 20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By LawrenceFamily
We've just cancelled our trip for the last 2...

We've just cancelled our trip for the last 2 weeks in August so I'd opt for Christmas if you can.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Apr 20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,872
Posted By LawrenceFamily
We asked to cancel as we don't think there's a...

We asked to cancel as we don't think there's a realistic chance that Disney will the same as what it usually is and there's a big chance that we wont be able to go at all.

Are we booked using...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Apr 20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,872
Posted By LawrenceFamily
90 days wait for refund - Virgin Atlantic

Hi all,

After 90 minutes I finally got through to Virgin to cancel our flights for mid-August. We had an airmiles booking with some cash to make up the taxes.

They advised refunds can take up...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Apr 20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,132
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Yes, wouldn't surprise me at all

Yes, wouldn't surprise me at all
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Apr 20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,132
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Yes and China have been on absolute, complete...

Yes and China have been on absolute, complete lockdown since the start of the year. There's no sunbathing or beach BBQ's over there! Meanwhile... people are STILL flying across the US from state to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Apr 20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,132
Posted By LawrenceFamily
That's not true. If their business has been built...

That's not true. If their business has been built properly, they'll be fine. Disney made 11 billion NET last year alone. Literally billions they make every year. Yes, they may have a bad year this...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Apr 20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 43,132
Posted By LawrenceFamily
I hadnt even thought of this - i've been focussed...

I hadnt even thought of this - i've been focussed so much on the UK and US economy and working out how long the wave would go up and down for, thinking that once we get to the bottom, then the parks...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Apr 20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,762
Posted By LawrenceFamily
DW is head of lower school and sits on SLT. ...

DW is head of lower school and sits on SLT.

Only time will tell ;)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Apr 20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,762
Posted By LawrenceFamily
With respect, they are probably not senior enough...

With respect, they are probably not senior enough to be told, or have been instructed to toy the line of 'don't make it public knowledge' for the reasons I stated in my previous post.

There's...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Apr 20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,300
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Sorry but we do know there will be a 2nd wave...

Sorry but we do know there will be a 2nd wave because china are seeing it happen currently - they were down to 0-1 new case a day - they have relaxed movements slightly and yesterday they had 30 new...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Apr 20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 23,370
Posted By LawrenceFamily
If they cancel, they'll forfeit the deposit. For...

If they cancel, they'll forfeit the deposit. For them to get a full refund, they will have to pay and then wait for it to be potentially cancelled. If it isn't cancelled, because everything is open...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Apr 20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,328
Posted By LawrenceFamily
The bit is bold is the most important thing for...

The bit is bold is the most important thing for people to understand.

My thinking is that he's likely to cause more deaths and hurt the country more because he is a businessman first. So if he...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Apr 20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,762
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Mrs Lawrence is part of SLT at a school and the...

Mrs Lawrence is part of SLT at a school and the headteacher has said there is no chance whatsoever that they will be back before September. He said 2 weeks before the schools closed that it would be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Apr 20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,102
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Absolutely no chance. I'm very close to...

Absolutely no chance. I'm very close to cancelling our August holiday - it's just pure disappointment and disbelief at the worldwide problem that's stopping me at the moment. But there's not a single...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Mar 20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Nobody else concerned about the 2nd wave then? ...

Nobody else concerned about the 2nd wave then?

This isn't going to be sorted until this time next year at least and anyone think of booking a holiday now is crazy in my opinion
Forum: General DVC Discussion 1 Mar 20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,239
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Have never tipped mouse keeping and always get...

Have never tipped mouse keeping and always get the bill changed at restaurants to give $20 tip as a maximum for good service. The amount of money that waiting staff get for serving food is nothing...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Feb 20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,248
Posted By LawrenceFamily
We are doing a split stay, 8 nights at Poly & 7...

We are doing a split stay, 8 nights at Poly & 7 at AKL. We won't have a car, didn't realise this was an option! So we can use bell services to move our bags between the resorts and we can then use...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Feb 20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Stop off point food/leg stretch Miami-Orlando with kids

Hi all,

We are going Heathrow - Miami then driving up to Orlando to avoid insane direct flight prices in August.

Looking at the drive it's about 3.5hrs, we're looking for someone to stop...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 29 Jan 20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Mobile That's great - thank you!

That's great - thank you!
Forum: General DVC Discussion 27 Jan 20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Mobile AKL DVC studio locations

Hi

We have booked a savannah view studio at AKL Jambo. Looking online all I can seem to find is they are located on the 5th floor - are they across all of jambo house, or split into sections like...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 24 Jan 20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Mobile Oh that's great! We will do the same :)

Oh that's great! We will do the same :)
Forum: General DVC Discussion 23 Jan 20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Mobile Magic bands with DVC

Hi all,

We are new DVC owners at AKL - just managed to secure 8 nights at the Poly then 7 at AKL. Really pleased. The only thing we're unsure of is whether we get magic bands as part of our...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 27 Dec 19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By LawrenceFamily
Any idea on how long these works will be taking...

Any idea on how long these works will be taking place?

We're looking at going to BCV in August but don't want to visit a construction site
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