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Forum: General Chat 29 Oct 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By Pupbelly
Leasing and PCP are fine providing you understand...

Leasing and PCP are fine providing you understand you do not own the vehicle and you are in a never ending commitment to 'borrow' a car. On the plus side any issues with the car should be handled by...
Forum: General Chat 28 Oct 20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Pupbelly
Have the airbags gone off? If not it sounds like...

Have the airbags gone off? If not it sounds like it could be repaired, but I appreciate most folk would not entertain it.
Be very careful with PCP, it is an endless commitment to something that...
Forum: General Chat 28 Oct 20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Pupbelly
How bad is the car? Year, make damage? Do...

How bad is the car? Year, make damage?

Do not buy new - complete waste of money literally.
PCP - Likewise, it is a black hole of never ending debt on a car you will never own.
Depending on the...
Forum: General Chat 28 Oct 20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By Pupbelly
4 years old and 24k on the clock, and it owes you...

4 years old and 24k on the clock, and it owes you nothing, why on earth saddle yourself with additional debt just for the sake of it? If it is just a mode transport from A to B then run it into the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Oct 20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,145
Posted By Pupbelly
Received an email yesterday cancelling our flight...

Received an email yesterday cancelling our flight only Gatwick to MCO on 7th November.
Rang them up, got through within 20 minutes and refund being arranged. BA really have been superb throughout...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Sep 20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,794
Posted By Pupbelly
Indeed, and I would hope many do, but there will...

Indeed, and I would hope many do, but there will be those desperate to go away and put it 'on tick' regardless :confused2
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Sep 20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,794
Posted By Pupbelly
At some point the reality that there is / has...

At some point the reality that there is / has been a lot of over hyped media frenzied approach to the Covid crisis. The problem is that governments can't simply back track in an instant because they...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Sep 20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,794
Posted By Pupbelly
I think 1RGJ the thing is once there is the...

I think 1RGJ the thing is once there is the slightest whiff of flights being allowed back to the USA the prices will skyrocket with out a doubt and the demand will be barmy. Whilst there is an...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Sep 20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,794
Posted By Pupbelly
The Government and indeed the public need to...

The Government and indeed the public need to determine what the 'end game' is. A decision needs to be made as to when things are going to be deemed "normal". The fact of the matter is that Covid is...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Sep 20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,794
Posted By Pupbelly
We are booked to fly out on the 15th of April...

We are booked to fly out on the 15th of April with Delta and staying in a Debbies Villas villa moved from November this year.
Surely there must be some normality by April :confused2
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Sep 20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,009
Posted By Pupbelly
Discovery Cove is fantastic. The free snacks are...

Discovery Cove is fantastic. The free snacks are wonderful, the meals are 'ok' but still worth having. My only grumble is the cost of the photos etc. if you do the dolphin swim, a nice experience but...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 23 Sep 20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Pupbelly
Apple CarPlay is fine IF you have a suitable data...

Apple CarPlay is fine IF you have a suitable data plan. You can download Google maps which works offline and uses GPS to locate you but these methods will only use generic routes and not calculate...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 21 Sep 20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By Pupbelly
I think I can make out the flag pole in the photo...

I think I can make out the flag pole in the photo :erm:
Forum: Beyond the Parks 21 Sep 20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By Pupbelly
Thankfully it was quite warm in SF, the part that...

Thankfully it was quite warm in SF, the part that will stick in my head unfortunately was the number of homeless people littering the streets, literally strewn all around the pavements especially...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 21 Sep 20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By Pupbelly
We opted for a San Francisco area holiday a...

We opted for a San Francisco area holiday a couple of years ago as something different which included a stint in Vegas.

Vegas is somewhere that I think you should visit at least once but for us...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Sep 20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,318
Posted By Pupbelly
... and that's why we use DFCH :thumbs-up

... and that's why we use DFCH :thumbs-up
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,964
Posted By Pupbelly
Interesting. That a great price, all booked...

Interesting. That a great price, all booked separately and direct with the airline?

Your changed prices do sound like somebody is taking the mickey
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Sep 20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 117,033
Posted By Pupbelly
And that is when it will all go absolutely,...

And that is when it will all go absolutely, crazy! Anybody with the slightest sign of a seasonal cough or sniffle will be deemed an immediate Covid risk and the person coughing will (potentially) go...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,964
Posted By Pupbelly
princessnicki - interesting as we were due to go...

princessnicki - interesting as we were due to go to Boston this October but it has been cancelled (by BA) and go to Orlando in November (also BA) so we were going to do a Boston then onto Orlando...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,964
Posted By Pupbelly
Yes it seems that Delta have extra levels of...

Yes it seems that Delta have extra levels of seating with Economy Delight giving all the perks but without the extra 23kg luggage (so just one bag rather than 2 x 23kg with Premium Economy).

There...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Sep 20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,964
Posted By Pupbelly
The Delta flights we've got are essentially...

The Delta flights we've got are essentially Virgin (they code share / use Virgin planes) but are substantially cheaper than Virgin strangely :confused2 Its not the first time we have struck lucky...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Sep 20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,964
Posted By Pupbelly
I know, I did wonder when I posted but thought it...

I know, I did wonder when I posted but thought it might offer a pointer to try Delta. It surprised us as usually we do BA but they were another £600+
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Sep 20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,964
Posted By Pupbelly
We've booked a return in April 2021 (15th) direct...

We've booked a return in April 2021 (15th) direct with Delta Airlines.

Heathrow to MCO on their Economy Delight (more legroom, priority boarding etc.) for just over £1,000 return for two the of...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Sep 20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,154
Posted By Pupbelly
The amount of money spent (lost) on Covid could...

The amount of money spent (lost) on Covid could have made some serious differences to the NHS or other associated health areas. It shows that if "we" need the money it can be created, but when it is...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Sep 20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,154
Posted By Pupbelly
The thing is with these types of jobs...

The thing is with these types of jobs sub-contractors are brought in at short notice and the costs of materials, labour, plant etc. isn't tendered or costed, it's just a case of 'get on with it'. As...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Sep 20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 117,033
Posted By Pupbelly
I don't think its a hate for masks, its a factual...

I don't think its a hate for masks, its a factual statement, a mask does not protect you, it is to prevent you from spreading germs such as Covid if you have it (without your knowledge of course)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Sep 20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 117,033
Posted By Pupbelly
Whilst Covid is (was?) a situation, the money...

Whilst Covid is (was?) a situation, the money being thrown at it I find disturbing. The money that has become available and appeared could have gone a long way to easing the mess the NHS is already...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Sep 20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 117,033
Posted By Pupbelly
Having not trawled through 24 pages, but... what...

Having not trawled through 24 pages, but... what is the actual science behind the Rule of 6? Where did the logic come from and with what scientific basis? I will have to accept that there are...
Forum: Accommodation 10 Sep 20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Pupbelly
Refreshing... is that what its's called? :erm:...

Refreshing... is that what its's called? :erm: I'm ok stepping in until I get to just above the base of my shorts then the joy ends quickly :d: "undercarriage - up!"
Forum: Accommodation 10 Sep 20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By Pupbelly
I would have said no... however the last couple...

I would have said no... however the last couple of times we have paid for it and it makes for a lovely dip at any time of the day.

Necessary - No
Nice to have - Oh yes!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By Pupbelly
Agree 110% - especially regarding DFCH.

Agree 110% - especially regarding DFCH.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By Pupbelly
Mick, We were due to go in November (and...

Mick,

We were due to go in November (and Boston in October and NYC in December) but we've bailed out of all of them (BA have cancelled the Boston and NYC - they were both flight and hotel...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By Pupbelly
Hi Stevelovesfl, yes we will be hiring a villa...

Hi Stevelovesfl, yes we will be hiring a villa and going out and about. We've Disney'd many times before so we tend to take in the non-tourist stuff as much as possible.

I will admit the BA fly...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By Pupbelly
Indeed there were many posts, and I do hope the...

Indeed there were many posts, and I do hope the Visitor Toll Pass returns it is a great system. Checking will become part of my daily routine nearer the time :tongue:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By Pupbelly
Great to hear the views from Dibbers - Thank you...

Great to hear the views from Dibbers - Thank you and keep them coming.
Looks like Delta Airlines could be a winner price wise at the moment with their Economy Delight rates so April could be a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,441
Posted By Pupbelly
I did seem to recall that after I posted. I can...

I did seem to recall that after I posted. I can see both sides so far as it keeps the plane operator in the air but not so good for us poor holiday makers who are grounded :confused2
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,441
Posted By Pupbelly
Surely if the borders are still closed then the...

Surely if the borders are still closed then the flight wouldn't go? I can't see an airline sending a plane empty or near as empty.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By Pupbelly
Question Tell me about Orlando in April

So due to our USA holidays this year being squished - What is Orlando like in April time weather wise etc? We won't be doing the Disney thing :eek: just a break with some touring around and good ol'...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Aug 20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 27,634
Posted By Pupbelly
There should be a serious crack down on what is...

There should be a serious crack down on what is reported my the media and likewise social media. The likes of FaceBook and Twitter are basically 'Chinese Whispers' for the modern world and gives...
Forum: General Chat 10 Aug 20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By Pupbelly
This :thumbs-up Waze is fantastic. Sat Navs...

This :thumbs-up

Waze is fantastic. Sat Navs are outdated and not worth the money anymore. Waze alerts to traffic issues, speed cameras, and all manner of problems plus it will guide you around the...
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