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Forum: General Trip Planning 27 Jun 18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile If youíre in Belgium then donít miss...

If youíre in Belgium then donít miss Bobbejaanland itís the best in the area.

Also Plopsaland if you have young kids. Phantasialand in Germany too.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Jun 18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,061
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Weíve only stayed onsite once, at SSR, and found...

Weíve only stayed onsite once, at SSR, and found the buses slow, crowded and irregular. We really missed having the car and went and got one. Also donít generally drink during the day. Once kids are...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jun 18, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Invaluable to have at airport. Always take to...

Invaluable to have at airport. Always take to gate.
Forum: Itineraries 9 Jun 18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By Watergirl
Here now, with a 4 year old and 2 year old. Best...

Here now, with a 4 year old and 2 year old. Best advice is donít worry too much about ADRs and FPS. Book what you think, but theyíre so easy to change on the day. Weíve managed to get everything we...
Forum: General Chat 7 Jun 18, 01:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile We loved the Ergo and the toddler Boba, but...

We loved the Ergo and the toddler Boba, but toddler Tulas are lovely too. Second going to a sling library as theyíre all so different and comfort depends on build.
Forum: Weddings and Honeymoons 7 Jun 18, 01:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,476
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile We did a week in Orlando then headed to Siesta...

We did a week in Orlando then headed to Siesta Key which is stunning
Forum: Shopping in Florida 7 Jun 18, 12:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,498
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile This is how I feel. I was also disappointed that...

This is how I feel. I was also disappointed that they hadnít made me aware, as a long time user and frequent visitor to the states, that they now have this policy.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 6 Jun 18, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,498
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile They mostly stopped asking me when I hit 40. Iím...

They mostly stopped asking me when I hit 40. Iím still 16 in my head!
Forum: Shopping in Florida 6 Jun 18, 06:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,498
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile We didnít have any problems using it for the...

We didnít have any problems using it for the whole of December 2016 there.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 6 Jun 18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,498
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Not according to Fairfx. It wasnít Target not...

Not according to Fairfx. It wasnít Target not accepting.

ďUnfortunately, FairFX have had to impose a block on all transactions at Target on our cards. This has been done for your security and...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 6 Jun 18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,498
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile No US DL fine. Foreign DL not accepted.

No US DL fine. Foreign DL not accepted.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 6 Jun 18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,498
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Same! Only happened the once in a month and when...

Same! Only happened the once in a month and when I told the cashier I was rather pleased, she was quick to tell me itís just that they have to. Ruined my bubble.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 6 Jun 18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,498
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Fairfx Target banned

Just a heads up to anyone who plans on shopping at Target and using a Fairfx card.

They have banned payments to the store due to security. DH found out yesterday after doing our weekly food shop!...
Forum: General Chat 2 Jun 18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,881
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Tomorrow morning! Not told our eldest (4), but...

Tomorrow morning! Not told our eldest (4), but have told our 2 year old who keeps telling our 4 year old lol. He defo doesnít believe him though!
Forum: General Chat 2 Jun 18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,137
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Buy new perfume and aftershave, eat breakfast,...

Buy new perfume and aftershave, eat breakfast, stop boys killing each other, drink wine
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 18, 10:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,971
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Canít help on prices as we always used miles to...

Canít help on prices as we always used miles to fly BA Club and itís cheaper than economy if we use 2 companion vouchers.

However, wanted to say DH can never sleep when travelling but manages to...
Forum: General Chat 1 Jun 18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,791
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile We all make mistakes. You have my sympathy and...

We all make mistakes. You have my sympathy and hope it works out okay x
Forum: General Chat 30 May 18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Our quote was around £5k two years ago. Big...

Our quote was around £5k two years ago. Big house, but more expensive than Iíd anticipated.
Forum: General Chat 30 May 18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,719
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile With you on this! Lazy guests who expect to be...

With you on this! Lazy guests who expect to be waited on hand and foot never come back to ours. Thankfully we also have some fabulous friends who are welcome here any time (you know who you are 😊)
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 May 18, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,689
Posted By Watergirl
I have just booked stand alone international car...

I have just booked stand alone international car insurance, as recommended on moneysavingexpert, for around £80, for annual cover. Single use cover can be had for around £40. That way I can keep the...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 15 Aug 16, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By Watergirl
Thank you so much for this. With Siesta Key I...

Thank you so much for this. With Siesta Key I think we headed towards Brandon. 1hr 55 instead of 1 hr 38 on google maps, so happy to do that.
Definitely open to looking at coast further north, but...
Forum: Accommodation 14 Aug 16, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Watergirl
Thanks so much everyone for the helpful comments...

Thanks so much everyone for the helpful comments and hotel recommendations. Agree that reward flights into Orlando are hard, but managed to change them from Miami to Tampa, which we actually prefer...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 14 Aug 16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By Watergirl
Tampa, Clearwater or Siesta Key

I posted on here a week or so ago about Miami hotels, but luckily have managed to change flights to Tampa, meaning we can do all the things that we want in the area before heading to Orlando.
...
Forum: Accommodation 7 Aug 16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Watergirl
Flying into Miami - hotel help

We are flying into Miami and travelling to Orlando by hire care. We have flown into Miami before and stayed overnight at the airport hotel, which was awful. A lovely immigration person took pity on...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 80,045
Posted By Watergirl
I love coasters and will go on any, but just...

I love coasters and will go on any, but just recently got back from Port Aventura and went on Shambhala there and hated it - it was the most terrifying ride I've ever done :erm:

I didn't feel at...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Jul 16, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Watergirl
Mobile Thanks for that will have a look! Got our Cybex...

Thanks for that will have a look! Got our Cybex from them.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jul 16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Watergirl
Another child car seat query

We are going in November for nearly a month and would like to take car seats for a one year old and 3.5 year old.

Obviously our youngest is rear facing, but so is our oldest and I'm wondering if...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Dec 14, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By Watergirl
We have just flown into Miami. In Orlando now. We...

We have just flown into Miami. In Orlando now. We would never do it again, unless we had plans in that neck of the woods anyway.

Immigration had a line a mile long; its was horrendous and then...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Sep 14, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By Watergirl
That's what we are doing. Stopping at the airport...

That's what we are doing. Stopping at the airport and leaving early for the drive, getting food on the way.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By Watergirl
Struggled to find anything in CW to MCO as booked...

Struggled to find anything in CW to MCO as booked late this year, so going into Miami.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Watergirl
Thanks, but really want to just get car...

Thanks, but really want to just get car immediately and get on our way. With it being such a long flight and then we have at least a 3 hour journey back, so it's the convenience factor more than...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Watergirl
Heathrow Meet and Greet/Sofitel

Only ever stayed at the Gatwick Sofitel where you park the car and drop off the keys at reception and then have to go back there to pick it up.

With the Heathrow Sofitel, do they offer meet and...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jun 13, 01:33 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 13,442
Posted By Watergirl
Really hope that he's on the road to recovery...

Really hope that he's on the road to recovery soon and you get more positive news today xxx
Forum: Shopping in Florida 27 Jun 13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,211
Posted By Watergirl
We did this second year round and could hardly...

We did this second year round and could hardly find anything! First year we found loads of clothes and had taken loads, so had that idea second time round, but definitely didn't find as many bargains...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Jun 13, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Watergirl
We've got Fairfx and never had any problems with...

We've got Fairfx and never had any problems with it, although some have. Think a lot are much of a muchness.

What I will say is whatever you do take, if you are able to have a back up (I know not...
Forum: General Chat 26 Jun 13, 08:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,076
Posted By Watergirl
I wish I'd gone down the vet route at school and...

I wish I'd gone down the vet route at school and would still love to work with animals. I'd like a cattery, in a small holding, surrounding by goats and alpacas and/or a bat sanctuary!
Forum: Accommodation 25 Jun 13, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By Watergirl
You know we're much more Universal inclined that...

You know we're much more Universal inclined that Disney Kel, but don't think we'd want 2 weeks onsite there. It is a lovely lovely place though and getting the boat is fab every night from the...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jun 13, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,212
Posted By Watergirl
The only time I have struggled was I think Sep...

The only time I have struggled was I think Sep one year had a heatwave and the local kept apologising for just how hot it was as it was over 100 degrees. Even then we coped but it wasn't as...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 25 Jun 13, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,659
Posted By Watergirl
Another that much prefers Idrive!

Another that much prefers Idrive!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Jun 13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Watergirl
Sorry, meant to add, once you've worked out DIY,...

Sorry, meant to add, once you've worked out DIY, you can then call some travel agents and see if there are any better deals.
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