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Forum: Beyond the Parks 6 Nov 19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,528
Posted By joyo17
Mobile Weather did play a part. There were lots of...

Weather did play a part. There were lots of Thunderstorms while we were there. Everyday in fact. We weren't allowed out on the boat if there was a storm in the vicinity. The boat insurance didn't...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 6 Nov 19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,528
Posted By joyo17
We went in August this year & had a boat included...

We went in August this year & had a boat included with villa. We only managed to get out on it twice in 12 days & only for a pootle round the canals. It was lovely & didn't cost us any extra but I...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 5 Nov 19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By joyo17
Mobile We watched a Florida Fire Frogs Baseball Game...

We watched a Florida Fire Frogs Baseball Game when we went in 2017.
They are a in a lower league & it wasn't overly busy but we had a great time. We got a Groupon deal that included tickets,...
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By joyo17
I can't find any available unfortunately. I've...

I can't find any available unfortunately. I've looked on Amazon & am getting confused as some phones are being called global or international in addition to being unlocked.
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By joyo17
***Urgent phone help required please***

Hi!
I am currently in Cape Coral on holiday & have just smashed my screen on my Samsung A5. I can't put my password in to get into it now rendering it useless. It's so old it's not cost-effective to...
Forum: General Chat 1 Aug 18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 86,176
Posted By joyo17
Mobile I've been away from the dibb for a little while &...

I've been away from the dibb for a little while & I have only just seen this sad, sad news. Donation to cancer research made. Xx
Forum: General Trip Planning 29 Jul 18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 84,967
Posted By joyo17
Mobile Broadway Plaza Hotel ~ 17/8/18-24/8/18 ~ Joyo17

Broadway Plaza Hotel ~ 17/8/18-24/8/18 ~ Joyo17
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Jul 18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,469
Posted By joyo17
Mobile I second this! We got married in Barbados many...

I second this! We got married in Barbados many moons ago! A few of us in our group did this & it's great. Loved Bathsheba, Hole Town & the Friday night fish fry.
The best advice I can give is speak...
Forum: General Trip Planning 22 Jul 18, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By joyo17
Mobile Thank you for all your suggestions. They have...

Thank you for all your suggestions. They have been so helpful.
This is what I've come up with so far...
Arrival day - Drop bags, pick up passes from Madam Tussauds & have a mooch around Times Sq, ...
Forum: General Trip Planning 4 Jul 18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By joyo17
Mobile New York Itinery - Help!

Help!
We are off to New York for 7 days in August & I haven't planned a thing!
The DIBB has been my bible for 3 Florida trips & I'm feeling a little bit lost without all the tips & tools.

So...
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Jun 18, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By joyo17
New York Yankees Vs Tampa Bay baseball - ticket error

I have just managed to buy baseball tickets for the 16th August - which is the day before we arrive in NYC! I contacted ticket monster immediately but they have a no refund policy & won't/can't help...
Forum: General Trip Planning 19 Aug 17, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By joyo17
Our delay way due to 'operational difficulties'...

Our delay way due to 'operational difficulties'. The plane was sat there but there was no crew or pilot as they had been delayed on their previous flight & were over hours. (Or so I'm told!)
As our...
Forum: General Trip Planning 19 Aug 17, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By joyo17
American Airlines Flight Delay Compensation

Hi there!
We are just back from our Florida trip which on a whole was fabulous.
On the way out we flew LHR-PHL-MCO. We booked through BA but the final leg was AA & we ended up with a 6 3/4 hour...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 3 Aug 17, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By joyo17
England ladies Euro game.

Hi there!
We have just arrived in Davenport with two football crazy girls. Does anyone know where we can watch the England Ladies game today? Or what channel it will be on over here?
Probably bit...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 20 Jul 17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,249
Posted By joyo17
Groupon - Florida Fire Frogs Baseball game day package.

Just seen a fab deal on Groupon for anyone interested in seeing a baseball game while in Orlando. $12 for reserved seats, hat, hotdog/cheeseburger, 'chips' & fountain drink. Valid until 30th August...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 14 Jul 17, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,219
Posted By joyo17
Sorry for the dumb question but whats the...

Sorry for the dumb question but whats the difference between a muscle car & a hot rod? I'm trying to decide which night will appeal most to our party!
Forum: General Chat 14 Jul 17, 03:06 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 17,924
Posted By joyo17
Hello Ladies! How have I been on The DIBB for...

Hello Ladies!
How have I been on The DIBB for so long and only just found this thread! I got to target in November 2016 with a loss of 3st12 (& a half!). At the moment though I am 7lbs over target &...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 11 Jun 17, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,149
Posted By joyo17
Thanks for the voucher tip, I've just got one! ...

Thanks for the voucher tip, I've just got one! We went to the one in Vegas & the food was lovely. We have some big eaters in our group this year so it will be interesting to see how they get on!
Forum: Tickets 9 Jun 17, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
Posted By joyo17
Thank you for all your help. I've booked through...

Thank you for all your help. I've booked through Orlando Attractions as suggested. They were the cheapest & I got a 1% discount for paying by bank transfer. :grin:

I love the DIBB! :spin:
Forum: Tickets 9 Jun 17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
Posted By joyo17
Discovery Cove Non Swim tickets August 2017

Hi there!

I'm considering buying Discovery Cove non swim tickets for our August 2017 trip. The ultimate package looks like great value. As this was supposed to be a no parks holiday any advice on...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 5 May 17, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,541
Posted By joyo17
Kissimmee Rodeo closed for roadworks.

Just got this update on Facebook. I have asked if they know how long they will be closed for as we were planning on visiting in August and they have said they do not have a finish date & cannot...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 17 Mar 17, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By joyo17
I don't know when you are going but this deal on...

I don't know when you are going but this deal on Groupon looks lovely. www.groupon.com/deals/mandara-spa-at-walt-disney-swan-and-dolphin-hotel
Forum: Accommodation 1 Mar 17, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By joyo17
As mseagle said Island Cay is very popular with ...

As mseagle said Island Cay is very popular with Dibbers. It gets recommended alot on here if you search. We have booked 2 x 2 bedroom suites for a night in August via Booking.com. An extra bonus...
Forum: General Chat 24 Dec 16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By joyo17
It may be the Christmas Spirit I have consumed...

It may be the Christmas Spirit I have consumed but ...
MIND BLOWN! :erm::erm:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 Oct 16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,410
Posted By joyo17
Mine too! I'm feeling very excited but hungry &...

Mine too! I'm feeling very excited but hungry & we don't go until August! Thanks Steve! :grin::grin:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Oct 16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,972
Posted By joyo17
I'm just wondering does this happen a lot? We...

I'm just wondering does this happen a lot? We are flying LHR-PHI-MCO in August 2017 with BA & AA. Is it more common with the Tampa flights?
I'm glad it has worked out for the best for everyone.
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 24 Oct 16, 01:03 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 93,414
Posted By joyo17
I have binge read your whole report over a very...

I have binge read your whole report over a very late night & early morning! It has got to be one of my all time favourites. We are returning to Florida in August 2017 & not planning on doing any...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Oct 16, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By joyo17
Bournemouth to Heathrow - National Express?

We live in Bournemouth & are flying from/to Heathrow T5 2-17 August 2017. In the past we have driven & left our car at the airport. However, DH hates the drive home while jet lagged. This time we...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 16, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By joyo17
When I had a problem in 2015 I hung on the phone...

When I had a problem in 2015 I hung on the phone waiting to speak to someone in a call centre for ages & then got cut off twice. In desperation I posted on Twitter (@British_Airways) that I wasn't...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 16, 08:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,410
Posted By joyo17
Pre-ordered mine! This will be my 3rd version. I...

Pre-ordered mine! This will be my 3rd version. I can start planning in earnest when it arrives! Thanks Steve.
Forum: General Chat 11 Oct 16, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By joyo17
I would get it done asap. Any niggles that you...

I would get it done asap. Any niggles that you have will be aggravated in a pressurised plane cabin. Speaking from personal experience, it is horrid. Better safe than sorry imo. The sooner you get...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Oct 16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By joyo17
About 2 weeks ago I booked 3 Adults 1 child...

About 2 weeks ago I booked 3 Adults 1 child 2/8/17 - 16/8/17 LHR-PHIL-ORL with BA return 1546 - this includes a 440 AVIOS discount though. I could have booked it as a flydrive for about 600 more...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Oct 16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,672
Posted By joyo17
We are travelling the two weeks before you! I...

We are travelling the two weeks before you! I would recommend putting a villa request on the DIBB forum. Just put in your requirements & those that have availability will contact you. This will be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Sep 16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 83,461
Posted By joyo17
I just booked 3 Adults 1 child 2/8/17 - 16/8/17...

I just booked 3 Adults 1 child 2/8/17 - 16/8/17 LHR-PHIL-ORL with BA return 1546 - this includes a 440 AVIOS discount though. I am SOOOOO happy! Now got to cancel all my alerts & stop looking -...
Forum: General Trip Planning 30 Aug 15, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By joyo17
I was wondering if people on here had villas in...

I was wondering if people on here had villas in other locations really. We had such a wonderful experience with a 'Dibb villa'.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 29 Aug 15, 10:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,760
Posted By joyo17
We went to the store in Florida Mall last week...

We went to the store in Florida Mall last week. It was so packed we couldn't find anything & my DD11 came away very grumpy! A very different experience to our 2013 visit. If time had been on our...
Forum: General Trip Planning 29 Aug 15, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By joyo17
Villa Hire (Not Orlando)

We have just returned from a lovely stay in a DIBB villa in Orlando. We have realised that we love the privacy & relaxation a villa stay offers. I think we enjoyed returning to our villa more than...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Aug 15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 38,855
Posted By joyo17
Back yesterday. Our return was into LGW & final...

Back yesterday. Our return was into LGW & final leg out of LHR so had no problems with bags. In fact I forgot we had another leg booked until I found the boarding passes whilst clearing out my bag...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Aug 15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By joyo17
The last 2 weeks of August are usually best crowd...

The last 2 weeks of August are usually best crowd wise. We did this in 2013 & it was fantastic. Here now &the crowds have in Disney were crazy last week, getting better now the US kids are back at...
Forum: Accommodation 26 Aug 15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By joyo17
We have just done this. We stayed 1 night at the...

We have just done this. We stayed 1 night at the Royal Pacific Resort, which was the cheapest one. I would definitely do it again. Front of line passes really were front of line - making most of the...
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