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Forum: General Chat 29 Aug 19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,487
Posted By Hypnobabe
Brought ours home in our cases on virgin flights-...

Brought ours home in our cases on virgin flights- no problem
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Aug 19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,297
Posted By Hypnobabe
I had similar with budget - I emailed and it was...

I had similar with budget - I emailed and it was a fuel charge which they are reimbursing as we took it back full
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Aug 19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Hypnobabe
They don’t take a deposit they take your credit...

They don’t take a deposit they take your credit card details - all car rental places would do this. Things you’re not covered for on budget collision waiver - keys, tyres, glass - you can get a...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Aug 19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Hypnobabe
The cars we got from budget were fine and dealing...

The cars we got from budget were fine and dealing with them in the airport was fine too - it was just that we could really have done with speaking to someone in the airport office and couldn’t and...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Aug 19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By Hypnobabe
Budget extra charges and other problems

We’ve just returned and then noticed an extra charge on our receipt - we were in a big rush at the airport. I emailed budget and they said it was an error as the car was originally marked as not...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Aug 19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By Hypnobabe
My 13 year olds vlog on our Star Wars day -...

My 13 year olds vlog on our Star Wars day - spoiler alert - lots of video of the land and ride

https://youtu.be/lduh72t7rHc
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Aug 19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,255
Posted By Hypnobabe
We’ve just returned from Florida - we both have...

We’ve just returned from Florida - we both have HC cards and both were accepted everywhere. It didn’t like mine being swiped so I used chip and pin wherever possible.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 Aug 19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By Hypnobabe
Yes I guess it’s like hanging back for the front...

Yes I guess it’s like hanging back for the front seat - and lots of people swapped when they were inside the waiting area too.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 Aug 19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By Hypnobabe
FOP is spectacular - like someone said Soaring on...

FOP is spectacular - like someone said Soaring on speed! The New Star Wars is more fun though - made us laugh a lot. We did our preview on Tuesday and it wasn’t too busy - we were on the ride 5...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 Aug 19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By Hypnobabe
If you ask I’m sure they’d give you both the same...

If you ask I’m sure they’d give you both the same job and you can tell them what to do - basically for a gunner and engineer if the light flashes press it, pilot is similar but if there’s the light...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 121,513
Posted By Hypnobabe
Oh Rachy, I just caught this thread. We...

Oh Rachy,

I just caught this thread. We would have done exactly the same as you did - I do all of the organising and my husband would go into blind panic without me.

You remember that film...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Aug 19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By Hypnobabe
On one of our goes there was one dad with two...

On one of our goes there was one dad with two young girls - they did give both girls pilot cards but the dad swapped it. Lots of people were hanging back waiting so they could be pilots. The people...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Aug 19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By Hypnobabe
We’ve just returned and we had more thunderstorms...

We’ve just returned and we had more thunderstorms than we’ve had previously but just be flexible and it won’t spoil your fun. Save some of the indoor stuff todo when it rains and it’s usually...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Aug 19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By Hypnobabe
Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge - our preview opinion

So we did our annual pass preview on Tuesday. The new land is pretty amazing and the theming very realistic - it was great to have that WOW feeling walking around from the first time. Seemed very...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Aug 19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,508
Posted By Hypnobabe
We’ve been here three weeks - got 2 days left and...

We’ve been here three weeks - got 2 days left and have spent Ł2200 includes eating out at least once a day, snacks and drinks in the parks and a fair bit of shopping if that helps
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Aug 19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,467
Posted By Hypnobabe
I think it’s 18th

I think it’s 18th
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Aug 19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,467
Posted By Hypnobabe
I rung them and got a reservation. Email took...

I rung them and got a reservation. Email took nearly two weeks to come through x
Forum: Beyond the Parks 5 Aug 19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,656
Posted By Hypnobabe
We’re here now. For us it is unbearably hot...

We’re here now. For us it is unbearably hot during the day but we went out on little toot to see dolphins jumping behind the boat and that was with the lovely sea breeze. We ate at palm pavilion...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Aug 19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Hypnobabe
Thank you so much for the offer. We got the car...

Thank you so much for the offer. We got the car swapped- smaller and dirtier but can’t complain.

I think the rotator cuff was bad sleeping position aggravating an old injury which is why I’m up...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Aug 19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Hypnobabe
Thanks for all of your replies. I carried on...

Thanks for all of your replies. I carried on searching around the dinner and found freecallstousa which is great. Honestly I hope things turn around - car crash, budget impossible to get in touch...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Aug 19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Hypnobabe
Phoning 1 800 354 2847 from UK mobile whilst in usa

Hi,

Hoping some of you can help. I’ve got a three SIM card and am currently in Florida. We’ve been rear ended and could not ring the above number at all from our three sim. We also cannot get...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 4 Jun 19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,727
Posted By Hypnobabe
I look forward to publix fried chicken almost as...

I look forward to publix fried chicken almost as much as panera bread
Forum: Beyond the Parks 29 May 19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Hypnobabe
It depends what you like. We stayed in the beach...

It depends what you like. We stayed in the beach area but in hindsight wished we’d stayed in the harbour area. We spent a day on the beach then did a speedboat tour (Groupon) and a slow boat tour...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 29 May 19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Hypnobabe
Clearwater with elderly parents

Hi,

We’re popping down to Clearwater for an overnighter hoping to book into Barefoot Bay as it seems close to the action.

I’m taking my elderly folks with us this time and they’d like to be...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 18 Nov 18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By Hypnobabe
Don’t forget to check hard Rock too - we went to...

Don’t forget to check hard Rock too - we went to see Toto when we were there this year
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Nov 18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Hypnobabe
Check with the airline, lots of airlines class 15...

Check with the airline, lots of airlines class 15 yr olds as adults who can fly alone
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Oct 18, 11:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,431
Posted By Hypnobabe
I would definitely rethink not taking a pram if...

I would definitely rethink not taking a pram if you can get hold of one - multi purpose - helps with tired legs and means you can put stuff on it and not have to carry it. We took a pram up to our...
Forum: Tickets 27 Oct 18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By Hypnobabe
Now I think this depends on the CM you get, I...

Now I think this depends on the CM you get, I flashed the Disney annual passes I’d bought before we went on our first visit and he let us off the parking fee too! We were a bit shocked but it was...
Forum: Tickets 27 Oct 18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By Hypnobabe
We went to pick ours up from guest services next...

We went to pick ours up from guest services next to hall of presidents
Forum: Tickets 27 Oct 18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,822
Posted By Hypnobabe
The Universal AP gives you more discount than...

The Universal AP gives you more discount than Disney ones imho. Yes you do get discount $1 I believe on refills only, not on the original refillable cup
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Sep 18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 37,918
Posted By Hypnobabe
For a 12 year old

We’re going in three weeks - my 12 year old loves stranger things but is a bit of a wus - I’ve heard universals Halloween is very scary - what’s your take?
Forum: Tickets 29 Sep 18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 23,900
Posted By Hypnobabe
To update from either 4 day or 14 day

We’re going in October and we’re buying Disney AP before we go.

We will only be visiting universal for 4 days this holiday but intend going back next August so want to upgrade to universal APs -...
Forum: Tickets 17 Aug 18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,575
Posted By Hypnobabe
Does it matter where you buy the tickets from if...

Does it matter where you buy the tickets from if you want to upgrade to APs?
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Hypnobabe
Hi mr B thanks for replying, There aren't...

Hi mr B thanks for replying,

There aren't any of the budget disney hotels left for October, and as I'm trying to fund the whole thing myself I can't afford the moderate ones, as circumstances...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Jul 14, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Hypnobabe
Easily accessible hotels for disney

I'm trying to plan a trip to disney and universal in October. It's a very specific type of holiday - we're taking a 12 year old friend of ours who is in the middle of her second bout of cancer. I...
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