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Forum: General Chat 25 Oct 20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By GALE88
Thought of a couple more things: Eating...

Thought of a couple more things:

Eating sensibly throughout the day to avoid fluctuating blood sugar levels.

Takeaways for dinner tend to increase my chances of headaches the next day. I...
Forum: General Chat 25 Oct 20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By GALE88
I get a lot of headaches caused by an underlying...

I get a lot of headaches caused by an underlying health condition. I recognise the pattern you mention and I find it really hard to break the cycle once they start.

Has a doctor or optician looked...
Forum: Accommodation 23 Sep 20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By GALE88
Weíve stayed at the Cabins at Fort Wilderness and...

Weíve stayed at the Cabins at Fort Wilderness and they sleep 6. 4 in the bedroom and two on a sofa bed in the living room.
Theyíre lovely and we had a fab time. However, they are more expensive and...
Forum: Accommodation 20 Sep 20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By GALE88
Weíve done it both ways. I think if you are just...

Weíve done it both ways. I think if you are just going for one night you might as well just book this as extra and then you only need to take an overnight bag. Do bear in mind that it takes a bit of...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Sep 20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By GALE88
We stayed there for a couple of nights last year...

We stayed there for a couple of nights last year and Iíd agree with everyone else. It is in need of a refurb but it has a kind of faded charm that we really liked and it has a lovely atmosphere. ...
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,734
Posted By GALE88
I was going to suggest Bath as we had a lovely...

I was going to suggest Bath as we had a lovely short break there , but I think that might be too far away from what youíve said.
Cambridge or Norwich?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Sep 20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By GALE88
HRH comes up as an option to pick up a car on the...

HRH comes up as an option to pick up a car on the BA website, so I presume there must be something there, although having stayed there twice I can't say I've ever noticed its whereabouts. But yes,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Sep 20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By GALE88
Iím assuming there will be loads of options for...

Iím assuming there will be loads of options for flight times down to Orlando. I think Iíll need to start doing some planning to work out whether weíll need the morning in NYC to finish off seeing...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Sep 20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By GALE88
We love MNSSHP so thatís a great idea for a small...

We love MNSSHP so thatís a great idea for a small Disney add on.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Sep 20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By GALE88
So sorry you aren't going. Hopefully you'll be...

So sorry you aren't going. Hopefully you'll be able to book something amazing for the future.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Sep 20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By GALE88
Thanks all. :) Just been doing some dummy...

Thanks all. :)

Just been doing some dummy bookings on the BA website, looking at equivalent dates for next year. It seemed to come out remarkably cheap - £6K for the four of us, direct flights, 7...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Sep 20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By GALE88
NYC and Florida?

I'm currently daydreaming about a possible 2022 trip, I'm due to graduate that summer and am definitely feeling the need to have something fab to look forward to. :)

This will be for me, husband...
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,044
Posted By GALE88
We have 5m ones in our extension. I canít really...

We have 5m ones in our extension. I canít really comment on cost as it was built back in 2012 and Iíve blocked the building costs out of my mind because we went way over budget!
We like them for the...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 24 Jul 20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By GALE88
Just thought I'd update in case others are...

Just thought I'd update in case others are interested.

We went on Monday and, to echo what others have said, I think there were too many people allowed in. It was hard to social distance when...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 19 Jul 20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By GALE88
Mobile Thanks FizzyWhip, I am a bit worried about it...

Thanks FizzyWhip, I am a bit worried about it being too crowded. They donít appear to be sold out so they arenít even at their planned maximum capacity. At least it sounds like they are making...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 18 Jul 20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By GALE88
Mobile Thank you, thatís reassuring 😀

Thank you, thatís reassuring 😀
Forum: UK Theme Parks 18 Jul 20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By GALE88
Mobile Chessington?

Has anyone been to Chessington since it reopened? Any tips or things to bear in mind?
Weíre going next week and the queue times on the app looked quite long for some rides today. Iím hoping it will...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Sep 19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By GALE88
Mobile We had a refurbished plane flying out this...

We had a refurbished plane flying out this summer. (LGW-TPA). It was lovey, the screens were huge and great quality. I watched some movies and actually enjoyed them!
On the way home (MIA-LHR) we had...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 28 Sep 19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By GALE88
Maybe start with which is your favourite park -...

Maybe start with which is your favourite park - will you be spending the day there for your 50th? That might help narrow down the choices a bit.
It's not very '50th birthday' but would the kids be...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 28 Sep 19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By GALE88
Yes, you give your name at the gate and they'll...

Yes, you give your name at the gate and they'll look you up and see you have an ADR. They'll tell you where to park and then you'll get the internal bus to the restaurant. There are a few different...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Sep 19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By GALE88
I'm glad to hear that. We traveled with a 9 and...

I'm glad to hear that. We traveled with a 9 and 12 year old this year and my interpretation of their policy was a little more pessimistic. As I understand it, BA only have to sit one adult with the 9...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 26 Sep 19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,827
Posted By GALE88
We had a delicious meal at Raglan Road recently,...

We had a delicious meal at Raglan Road recently, and the cocktails were also yum!

We also like Wolfgang Puck Express. There's a nice variety of dishes so everyone is happy and it's also almost...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Sep 19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By GALE88
Just bear in mind that BA don't class your 12...

Just bear in mind that BA don't class your 12 year old as a child for seat allocation purposes. It's highly likely you will all be sat together as BA seem to be sensible and have a good reputation on...
Forum: General Chat 26 Sep 19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,899
Posted By GALE88
My cat is called Salem, but I don't know if that...

My cat is called Salem, but I don't know if that would suit a ginger and white cat! :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,758
Posted By GALE88
Mobile It will be interesting to see what happens with...

It will be interesting to see what happens with pricing and offers over the next few years. As we probably wonít be going back until 2022 Iím hoping they donít inflate too much more!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,977
Posted By GALE88
Mobile Tui checked our hand luggage at Sanford a few...

Tui checked our hand luggage at Sanford a few years ago. (Donít know if they still do though.)
They asked to see all the bags and then weighed the larger ones. One bag was slightly overweight but as...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Sep 19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By GALE88
Mobile We had a fantastic dinner at Boma last month...

We had a fantastic dinner at Boma last month. Plenty of basic choices for my fussy children and lots of variety and more interesting stuff for me and DH. The food was all delicious and the service...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Sep 19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By GALE88
Mobile Yes she can. My DD did just that in a lot of...

Yes she can. My DD did just that in a lot of restaurants this summer.
A couple places got a bit confused as she wanted a childís main course but adult dessert for example, we wanted to pay with an...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 8 Sep 19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By GALE88
The loaded fries you can get from various places...

The loaded fries you can get from various places for a snack credit might make a good small meal. I had some chilli ones from Cosmic Rays that I enjoyed.
I thought the meal bowls in Satuli Canteen...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Sep 19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,770
Posted By GALE88
Mobile Itís completely fine. My DD changed her mind...

Itís completely fine. My DD changed her mind about a few rides at both universal and Disney and no one batted an eyelid, just directed her on where to go. There was always an exit.
Forum: Accommodation 8 Sep 19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,090
Posted By GALE88
Mobile We recently stayed at the Grand Plaza at St Pete...

We recently stayed at the Grand Plaza at St Pete Beach. Tbh I think the rooms are in need of a refurb. The bathroom fittings had seen better days and the air on unit was really noisy. However, it...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Sep 19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By GALE88
Mobile We recently flew TPA-MIA-LHR It was fine...

We recently flew TPA-MIA-LHR

It was fine overall, and cheap which enabled us to go on holiday.
A few things to think about though:
We circled for an extra 40 mins coming into MIA because of a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Sep 19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By GALE88
Mobile One of the adult options is tomato pasta, would...

One of the adult options is tomato pasta, would she eat that?
To be honest it was all pretty grim, Iíd buy a sandwich from the airport as backup.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Sep 19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By GALE88
We recently stayed 3 nights at HRH. We got...

We recently stayed 3 nights at HRH. We got everything we wanted done (Except the new Hagrid ride) but there wasn't really any downtime. We only got to the pool once and I wish we had had another...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Sep 19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By GALE88
We just did a short flight with AA - TPA to MIA...

We just did a short flight with AA - TPA to MIA so probably not really comparable to a long haul but it was fine. We booked with BA and the rest of our journey was with them. AA allocated seats for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Sep 19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By GALE88
I'm sure as you mention ESTAs you've got this...

I'm sure as you mention ESTAs you've got this sorted, but passports?

In my opinion it's never too early to start looking at restaurants and drooling over menus. :) Will you be making any ADRs?
...
Forum: General Chat 30 Aug 19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By GALE88
Ha ha! Had most of those things on our holiday...

Ha ha! Had most of those things on our holiday. On the way out one family literally ran down the plane from the back as soon as the seatbelt sign went off, was hilarious!
Coming home everyone was...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 30 Aug 19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,516
Posted By GALE88
Dorian - Message from Barclays Bank

Had a text from Barclays offering assistance with our account if we are affected by Hurricane Dorian. We hadn't told them we were going away so they must have got this info from our transactions.
...
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By GALE88
Mobile We were on our way to Boma when it started...

We were on our way to Boma when it started. Luckily the Disney bus gods smiled upon us and we didnít have long to wait. Good thing too as we were still getting very wet even wearing ponchos and under...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 22 Aug 19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 85,957
Posted By GALE88
Mobile Great report, Iíve really enjoyed reading along...

Great report, Iíve really enjoyed reading along. 😀 sad itís finished but thereís next yearís report to look forward to!
I think we might have been in Cowfish the same evening as you. Iím not sure...
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