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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By gforce_iom
Yes they emailed... also got a separate...

Yes they emailed... also got a separate notification from last minute.com since I booked through them (stupidly) to save a few quid.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By gforce_iom
For what it is worth, Aer Lingus have just...

For what it is worth, Aer Lingus have just cancelled our flights 19 November to 3 Dec.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Sep 20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,150
Posted By gforce_iom
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Sep 20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,150
Posted By gforce_iom
What dates were your flights please? We have...

What dates were your flights please? We have flights on 19 November and are expecting cancellation at some point.
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By gforce_iom
We have grey walls and grey carpets or grey Amtico

We have grey walls and grey carpets or grey Amtico
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,914
Posted By gforce_iom
He instilled in me 'your tyres are the only thing...

He instilled in me 'your tyres are the only thing between you and the road - dont buy cheap tyres!'
Forum: General Chat 1 Sep 20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,439
Posted By gforce_iom
Comet, BHS, Ratners, Heron (Petrol)

Comet, BHS, Ratners, Heron (Petrol)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Aug 20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,893
Posted By gforce_iom
It would be a no from me too (even though the...

It would be a no from me too (even though the Isle of Man is COVID free at the moment).

Maybe your employer should supply and pay for hire cars for the people to use instead of public transport...
Forum: Positivity Forum 23 May 20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By gforce_iom
Scotch for me!

Scotch for me!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 May 20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By gforce_iom
No... itís Economy or Business class, no...

No... itís Economy or Business class, no inbetween apart from extra legroom seats for example.
Forum: General Trip Planning 17 May 20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By gforce_iom
I have visited Jersey many times for work...

I have visited Jersey many times for work previously and Jersey is a nice place to visit.

Hiring a car would enable you to see more of the island on your timetable rather than having to rely on...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 May 20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By gforce_iom
It probably depends, if it does go into...

It probably depends, if it does go into administration, whether it is sold as a going concern or whether it in effect goes bust and bits are sold off fire sale style...
Forum: Guest Services 8 May 20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By gforce_iom
Canít help with your problem, but I stopped using...

Canít help with your problem, but I stopped using Skype because of poor quality/freezing/dropouts etc.

Never looked back since converted to Apple...FaceTime works much better... and Zoom for work...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 May 20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,318
Posted By gforce_iom
Can you cancel for full refund and rebook then at...

Can you cancel for full refund and rebook then at the lower price?
Forum: General Chat 6 May 20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,719
Posted By gforce_iom
I personally would avoid using a solicitor for...

I personally would avoid using a solicitor for simple probate... even if above IHT threshold. They know how to charge!

The government websites I found very useful and the forms quite easy (albeit...
Forum: General Chat 28 Apr 20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,356
Posted By gforce_iom
Milk... because we brew up so much... I am amazed...

Milk... because we brew up so much... I am amazed how much milk we go through!

Me working from home is the cause!
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 26 Apr 20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,623
Posted By gforce_iom
Galaxy for me... straight from fridge (although...

Galaxy for me... straight from fridge (although I know officially itís supposed to be room temperature)
Forum: General Chat 26 Apr 20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By gforce_iom
8 must be Rock n Roller Coaster?

8 must be Rock n Roller Coaster?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Apr 20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,784
Posted By gforce_iom
That does seem fair to Virgin... but still a...

That does seem fair to Virgin... but still a massive risk to the taxpayer... if the borrower defaults its then just a bail out that wonít get repaid... itís not a bankable proposition so if the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Apr 20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,056
Posted By gforce_iom
Problem is, it doesnít matter what interest rate...

Problem is, it doesnít matter what interest rate you charge, a bad debt is a bad debt if it all goes horribly wrong!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Apr 20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By gforce_iom
Dublin shows good prices sometimes... ... we...

Dublin shows good prices sometimes...

... we have been getting flights for c£450 recently through ticket from Isle of Man to MCO via Dublin.

Considering it normally costs over £100 to fly IOM...
Forum: General Chat 12 Apr 20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,148
Posted By gforce_iom
5th to 19th March... Florida

We just slipped in this trip before everything kicked off big style re COVID19...

Stuff started shutting down in our last week... return flight was surreal... nearly empty...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Apr 20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,168
Posted By gforce_iom
No itís not gated. But, in my opinion, gated...

No itís not gated.

But, in my opinion, gated communities donít offer that much extra security unless the front gate is manned... I always see tailgating whenever we have stayed on a gated...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Apr 20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,681
Posted By gforce_iom
That doesnít sound right... Iíd challenge that...

That doesnít sound right... Iíd challenge that all the way.
Forum: General Chat 6 Apr 20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,110
Posted By gforce_iom
NI is just another form of tax... so under...

NI is just another form of tax... so under normal circumstances... no... I hate paying tax... and NI falls into the same category.

Having said that, I am glad to live under NHS rather than the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Apr 20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By gforce_iom
I think this will vary by issuer... MasterCard...

I think this will vary by issuer... MasterCard is very generic... there are a lot of issuers of MasterCard cards and they will all have a different stance.
Forum: General Chat 1 Apr 20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,243
Posted By gforce_iom
Actually I think you have a better memory than...

Actually I think you have a better memory than me... it was Bangor Maine they refueled!
Forum: General Chat 1 Apr 20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,862
Posted By gforce_iom
Ah... crafty!

Ah... crafty!
Forum: General Chat 1 Apr 20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,862
Posted By gforce_iom
Has to be 6 if you look at it... 3 can never...

Has to be 6 if you look at it... 3 can never fill fully because of the left hand tube is not right at the top?
Forum: General Chat 1 Apr 20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,337
Posted By gforce_iom
Iíd get a couple more quotes!

Iíd get a couple more quotes!
Forum: General Chat 1 Apr 20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,243
Posted By gforce_iom
Regularly used to get £99 Fly Drives with the...

Regularly used to get £99 Fly Drives with the original TCD... they used to overcharge for CDW on the car but it was still a good deal overall!

Got a few good deals with Airtours back in the day...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Apr 20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,496
Posted By gforce_iom
Telegraph reckon £6 ...

Telegraph reckon £6

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/04/01/covid-19-coronavirus-home-test-kit-antibody-antigen/
Forum: General Chat 31 Mar 20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,108
Posted By gforce_iom
Valleri... The Monkees

Valleri... The Monkees
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,266
Posted By gforce_iom
Apologies, didnít read the post properly, assumed...

Apologies, didnít read the post properly, assumed contracts would have been exchanged.

Like you say further down the line further concessions are bound to be agreed to sort this mess out.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,266
Posted By gforce_iom
There is a press release covering mortgage offer...

There is a press release covering mortgage offer validity on the UK Finance website...
...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 Mar 20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By gforce_iom
I have a Standard SUV booked for November through...

I have a Standard SUV booked for November through Auto Europe (supplier is Budget) ...price is identical today as I paid (£356 for 14 days).

Alamo brits £959 ... WHAT! 🤪🤣
Forum: Positivity Forum 30 Mar 20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,203
Posted By gforce_iom
How busy was immigration if you donít mind me...

How busy was immigration if you donít mind me asking?!

Hope you got a complimentary car hire upgrade?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,853
Posted By gforce_iom
Agree... and I know that Richard Branson only...

Agree... and I know that Richard Branson only owns a small % of VA... but people associate him with VA full stop... and him ponsing around on Necker Island...well sympathy will be in short supply!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,853
Posted By gforce_iom
If I were a betting man,... ,Iíd say they are...

If I were a betting man,... ,Iíd say they are going down... whatís the view here?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,853
Posted By gforce_iom
Agree with everything in this post... plus... I...

Agree with everything in this post... plus... I used to fly 3x a year with Virgin... last 5 years 0 x ... why? Prices gone into orbit!

Whilst I donít want to see job losses...if they went bust...
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