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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Nov 19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By mousemad
Wow, thanks so much for the info. We have a...

Wow, thanks so much for the info. We have a small backpack but i cant find it! I've looked in our cases we usually take but no sign of it :mad:

I can put the toiletries in the checked bag so no...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Nov 19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By mousemad
We have a rucksack but i thought it would be too...

We have a rucksack but i thought it would be too big. We usually take it & a wheeled cabin case but this time were taking a cabin case each with only having 1 checked bag.
I've measures the handbag...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Nov 19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By mousemad
Virgin Cabin baggage?

Booked some cheap flights to Orlando with VA for New Year (too good a deal not to & always wanted to be there for New Year! )
I booked Economy Light so hand luggage only as I checked I could book 1...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Oct 19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By mousemad
What size is the backpack please?

What size is the backpack please?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Oct 19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By mousemad
So do you buy the suitcase over there?

So do you buy the suitcase over there?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Oct 19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By mousemad
I've booked economy light flights for DH & I for...

I've booked economy light flights for DH & I for New Year. So hand luggage only but I am going to book a bag at check-in. Costs £45 each way but flights worked out really cheap in their last sale...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Sep 19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By mousemad
New Year 2019

Booked flights with Virgin & we fly out on New Years eve! Always wanted to be there for New Year so really looking forward to it.
My question is, will there still be Christmas decorations up at...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,504
Posted By mousemad
So glad I saw this thread! Just booked to go at...

So glad I saw this thread! Just booked to go at New Year (something else ticked of my bucket list! ). As we are staying at Rosen Inn Pointe, we have decided to manage without our usual hire car...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By mousemad
Florida in January?

Was discussing the fact we are not going to Florida next year with DH & that I would love to go for New Year when DH said "well see what you can find?"
Had a look in their sale & we could go for New...
Forum: General Chat 29 Aug 19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,058
Posted By mousemad
The Pharmiscist suggested trying Sage tablets &...

The Pharmiscist suggested trying Sage tablets & they definately work. Stopped taking them now as I hope (fingers crossed) I am at the other side now, but they helped me alot with hot flushes while I...
Forum: Accommodation 29 Aug 19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By mousemad
Help finding Villa?

We always stay at our Timeshare at Oldtown as we love the proximity to everything. However, the next time we go in 2021 will be for our friends wedding at the beginning of June.
We have decided we...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 May 19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,720
Posted By mousemad
We've just returned after flying with Thomas...

We've just returned after flying with Thomas Cook. Dont think I will use them again as they kept changing our flights! Our return flight was changed & we had a days less holiday until I phoned &...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 May 19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By mousemad
I enquired about this to their duty free...

I enquired about this to their duty free 'Airshoppen'. The allowance for taking spirits into the US is the same as the UK - 1 litre per person. We had 2 separate bookings as DH & I were going for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Apr 19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By mousemad
This happened to us once. I pre-ordered...

This happened to us once. I pre-ordered cigarettes to collect on the flight home. However, when we were on the flight, they told us Manchester & Gatwick had swapped planes & they hadnt changed over...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Mar 19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By mousemad
Does anyone know if its a full size single bed at...

Does anyone know if its a full size single bed at the MAnchester Premier Inn North? Trying to book a room for my DSIL, her DH & their 26 yr old DD but it will only let you put 2 adults & 1 child to...
Forum: General Chat 7 Mar 19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By mousemad
Hooray! Finally, after the 3rd attempt, the...

Hooray! Finally, after the 3rd attempt, the money has gone into my Suntrust Account!
I realised that the 2nd Bank Transfer hadnt worked, so I re-did it on 4th March. I've just checked my...
Forum: General Chat 4 Mar 19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By mousemad
I have checked & the details are correct. I have...

I have checked & the details are correct. I have tried to send it again by Bank Transfer but I dont think thats worked as the $500 balance is still showing on Revolut? I was going to wait a few...
Forum: General Chat 2 Mar 19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By mousemad
Ha, Thank you, just done that & its now showing...

Ha, Thank you, just done that & its now showing the $500, whereas the other day it was $0. I had a message saying the payment link had expired. So its looks like its not been picked up Suntrust?
...
Forum: General Chat 1 Mar 19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By mousemad
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: General Chat 28 Feb 19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By mousemad
Revolut

I opened a Revolut account last week after I read about the rate being so good on here.
So on Tues I exchanged some sterling into $500.00 at a rate of $1.32 which I was very happy with. Then I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Feb 19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By mousemad
Easter?

After we booked this years flights, I realised we would be there over the Easter holiday.
We fly out on April 18th & the following day is Good Friday. We have never been at this time of the year...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Feb 19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,403
Posted By mousemad
Yeah i've done that too but this time dont think...

Yeah i've done that too but this time dont think we're going to get it any cheaper as its over the Easter holiday. Thanks again for your help :thumb:
Forum: General DVC Discussion 13 Feb 19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,649
Posted By mousemad
Mobile We usually use XE but the rate has been poor so...

We usually use XE but the rate has been poor so used Transfer wise just last week & got a rate of $1,30.
Might have to have a look at Revolut for my next transfer.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Feb 19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,403
Posted By mousemad
Mobile Thank you so much, we always try to book Alamo...

Thank you so much, we always try to book Alamo but it's our, 1st using Virgin (usually use Alamobrit).
Can you do the OLCI at any time after you have booked or do you have to wait until nearer your...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Feb 19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,403
Posted By mousemad
Virgin car hire online check-in

I've booked a standard SUV with Alamo through Virgin & I tried to log into it on the Virgin website but I couldnt do it.
I had a look at the Alamo Online Check-in & I could log-in to it on there. I...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Jan 19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By mousemad
During the day you wait so much longer than the...

During the day you wait so much longer than the length of time the rides lasts. You can get quite alot done when the rides are empty. We only had 3 hours each night we went & still managed to go on...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Jan 19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By mousemad
If you go to Universal after 6pm, parking is...

If you go to Universal after 6pm, parking is free. We did this over a few nights, it has several benefits:

1. Costs nothing to park.
2. Park is alot quieter than during the day, most rides were...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 5 Jan 19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By mousemad
this is guessing your date from your countdown ;)...

this is guessing your date from your countdown ;)
7 seater minivan for 16 nights = £720.87
Intermediate SUV = £510.40
Standard SUV = £550.42
Cheapest car is £411.51

Hope this is some help.
...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 5 Jan 19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By mousemad
I found the cheapest by far is through Virgin. ...

I found the cheapest by far is through Virgin. Booked yesterday for 23 days commencing 18/04/19 & price was £774.39 for a Standard SUV (Hyundai Santa Fe or similar). This includes all insurances...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 4 Jan 19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,396
Posted By mousemad
Dunno whats going on? But its coming up at...

Dunno whats going on?
But its coming up at £2341 for me with only 1 driver with DCFH for 23 nights in April/May? Am I doing something wrong?

Virgin is coming up the cheapest for us at £774 for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Dec 18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By mousemad
UPDATE! Rang Thomas Cook & complained about...

UPDATE! Rang Thomas Cook & complained about losing a days holiday. The guy on the phone said the reason for the change is they are cancelling the Friday flights so have had to move everyone to a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Dec 18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By mousemad
We have had an email last night & our return...

We have had an email last night & our return flight is 1 day earlier so we're losing a day of our holiday! This is for next May too & our original return flight was on a Friday.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Dec 18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By mousemad
Our return flight with Thomas Cook for next May...

Our return flight with Thomas Cook for next May has has been moved a whole day! We were due to fly home on 10/05 & had an email last night saying it has been moved to 09/05.
Forum: Accommodation 24 Nov 18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By mousemad
Madeira beach?

Well, what started out as DH & I going next April, has now escalated to there being 19 of us!
My DSIL & are family are joining us & want to go to the Gulf coast for the last week (25/04 - 02/5) &...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 16 Nov 18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,167
Posted By mousemad
Is there enough cover with this?

Is there enough cover with this?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Nov 18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By mousemad
Sat in both row of 3 & centre 4 in row 37. I...

Sat in both row of 3 & centre 4 in row 37. I usually go for these as no-one is behind you. Only problem we have found is sometimes theres only 1 choice of meal left as they seem to get to you last.
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 18, 05:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,099
Posted By mousemad
Aww bless you x Keeping everything crossed for...

Aww bless you x Keeping everything crossed for your hubby & sending positive thoughts your way xx
Forum: Shopping in Florida 16 Oct 18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By mousemad
I've done it with Cinnamon rolls & Buttermilk...

I've done it with Cinnamon rolls & Buttermilk biscuits. Just wrap them well in your checked luggage.
Forum: General Chat 30 Sep 18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By mousemad
My DD got married over there in 2014 & had to...

My DD got married over there in 2014 & had to renew her passport before she went so it was in her Maiden name. She's still using it now, as long as you book the ticket in your Maiden name you should...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 Sep 18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,175
Posted By mousemad
I looked at Ebookers for next April, however we...

I looked at Ebookers for next April, however we like Alamo & when you look at the conditions its doesnt mention anything about SLI.
Found a price of £479 with Autoeurope for 22 days & it includes...
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