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Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Sep 19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Diznee
Mobile Just to update incase anyone searches for this...

Just to update incase anyone searches for this thread. Dollar did refund the original fuel payment of $39.71 as promised at drop off.

They asked for a copy of the fuel receipt, which I didn't have...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Aug 19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,856
Posted By Diznee
I thought about this, I worked it out at about...

I thought about this, I worked it out at about $10 per person per hour for the cost of my holiday, you'll waste more time and money waiting for transport than you'll save.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Aug 19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Diznee
No problem with Dollar whatsoever, apart from...

No problem with Dollar whatsoever, apart from this issue with the fuel which as I say was partly my fault, I might even have misheard the guy after the long flight.

I was concerned about being...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Aug 19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Diznee
My fault really as I should have known what I'd...

My fault really as I should have known what I'd paid for. Charter Travel usually give us Alamo and I take the car back full, but for some reason they went with Dollar this time.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Aug 19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Diznee
Thanks for the response, yes that was what...

Thanks for the response, yes that was what happened we had the empty tank option but was told at counter to bring back full. The lady told me about it on return and said she had put a note on the...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Aug 19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Diznee
Dollar fuel cost question.

Does anybody know how much Dollar charge for a pre paid tank of fuel. I was told at the counter to return the car full and when I did I was told I didn't need to as it was pre paid. Was told to...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Aug 19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,079
Posted By Diznee
I'm John Morgan of Morgan and Morgan.

I'm John Morgan of Morgan and Morgan.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Aug 19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,939
Posted By Diznee
When we went in 2016 BB was due to close on 22nd...

When we went in 2016 BB was due to close on 22nd October, which if I remember rightly was our 2nd day so we planned on going that day. One week before we left they decided to close on the 15th...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Aug 16, 10:36 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 202,924
Posted By Diznee
Just to say thanks for the advice in this thread...

Just to say thanks for the advice in this thread.

I booked with Charter Travel and the "skip the counter" link wasn't on my email after doing online check in. Used the workaround where you open...
Forum: Guest Services 23 Mar 16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Diznee
Closing Threads

When a Moderator closes a thread could it become policy that they write a small post at the end explaining the reason?

Recent example being the tipping/DDP thread that's been closed this morning,...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 23 Mar 16, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By Diznee
That is true, it can also be localised within the...

That is true, it can also be localised within the same country. Personally I just take my medication from home but I've never had a problem.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 Mar 16, 12:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,244
Posted By Diznee
I think the slip in the folder is acceptable,...

I think the slip in the folder is acceptable, I've had it a couple of times, standing and explaining the situation isn't, and its never happened to me.

To put another side to this story, I was...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Mar 16, 09:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,324
Posted By Diznee
Not for me either, I was just wondering about the...

Not for me either, I was just wondering about the legal side.

For example in the UK your minimum required 3rd Party insurance would cover all the other persons medical bills (not that these would...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Mar 16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 974
Posted By Diznee
Mobile If it were me I would do this, Euston to St...

If it were me I would do this, Euston to St Pancras is a very short walk, but from what you've said the tube would be manageable.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Mar 16, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 974
Posted By Diznee
I'd suggest getting a cab, wouldn't fancy the...

I'd suggest getting a cab, wouldn't fancy the underground with luggage, it's only just bearable without.

Probably see a few landmarks on that journey too.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Mar 16, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,324
Posted By Diznee
I take it from the amount of threads we get on...

I take it from the amount of threads we get on this subject, that it's not illegal to drive in the States without adequate insurance in the way it is here?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Mar 16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Diznee
I agreed to do the survey two years ago, no such...

I agreed to do the survey two years ago, no such luck on special treatment I'm afraid. Can't remember too much but I think the survey was all about using the website to apply for ESTA so not sure why...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 19 Mar 16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,420
Posted By Diznee
One thing I find helps is to familiarise yourself...

One thing I find helps is to familiarise yourself with the first routes you will take at home on Google Street view. So for me I will look at the drive from the airport to where I'm staying and learn...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Mar 16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Diznee
Sorry to hijack the thread, didn't want to start...

Sorry to hijack the thread, didn't want to start a new one with similar questions.

DW birthday is in October when we're there. She would like to eat here on her birthday and watch fireworks. On...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Mar 16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,784
Posted By Diznee
Always good for free drinks, they're all good...

Always good for free drinks, they're all good except for Beverly, it's absolutely vile.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Mar 16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,158
Posted By Diznee
Seems like most of the Dibb will be out there...

Seems like most of the Dibb will be out there this October!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Mar 16, 09:50 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,336
Posted By Diznee
I understand that guy paid 1000 in legal...

I understand that guy paid 1000 in legal expenses to get out of the 120 fine.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Mar 16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,842
Posted By Diznee
I would have thought so but it won't matter.

I would have thought so but it won't matter.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Mar 16, 08:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,842
Posted By Diznee
It does, if you click the ? next to "Employer" it...

It does, if you click the ? next to "Employer" it says you can put Self-Employed, Student, Home-Maker or Child in there.

I put Self-Employed then my own address.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Mar 16, 11:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,872
Posted By Diznee
Mobile To help puy your mind at ease, I applied online...

To help puy your mind at ease, I applied online last week, posted documents Friday and just received a text to say my new passport is on its way.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Mar 16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Diznee
Well if they don't let you out you'll have to...

Well if they don't let you out you'll have to stay there forever!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Mar 16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,328
Posted By Diznee
Thanks, it says fully insured and taxed on the...

Thanks, it says fully insured and taxed on the quote. Also remember Charters paperwork suggesting we decline all insurance upgrades as unnecessary. Can never hurt to check though.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Mar 16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Diznee
We had a slow puncture with Alamo last trip, we...

We had a slow puncture with Alamo last trip, we pumped it up 2 or 3 times ourselves, cost a dollar a time. When I returned the car I advised the guy of the puncture, he offered to reimburse me for...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Mar 16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,328
Posted By Diznee
Our last two trips the advice has always been to...

Our last two trips the advice has always been to decline extra insurances as the car is already fully insured, this has always been with Alamo via Charter Travel. Same again this year, has the advice...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Feb 16, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Diznee
I can't remember seeing any but then I wasn't...

I can't remember seeing any but then I wasn't specifically looking. Unfortunately I usually notice sockets etc as it's my job, if they were available I probably would have paid attention to the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Feb 16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Diznee
You should have an information label on your...

You should have an information label on your straighteners, the US is 110 volt and 60hz frequency as opposed to our 230v 50hz. Usually if it can work over there it will say 100-250v on the label.
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Feb 16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By Diznee
It is a difficult one, my kids always save up a...

It is a difficult one, my kids always save up a fair bit. I think last time they had 300 and 400 in cash which I exchanged into dollars before we went. Not ideal but couldn't see any other way...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Feb 16, 01:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,396
Posted By Diznee
It does seem like they're having a few colder...

It does seem like they're having a few colder days this year, last time I looked was a few weeks back because I saw Blizzard Beach was shut due to cold weather, they had a couple of days around 10-...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Feb 16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By Diznee
Have you seen these new gohenry cards? ...

Have you seen these new gohenry cards?

https://www.gohenry.co.uk/v2-homepage/

Not sure if there is a charge for overseas use but it says they can be used abroad.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Feb 16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Diznee
They insist on a credit card incase anything...

They insist on a credit card incase anything happens, fines, unpaid tolls etc. I think you'll have to get one, they wont accept a debit card.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Feb 16, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,303
Posted By Diznee
Precisely this.

Precisely this.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 27 Feb 16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By Diznee
A Dolphins game would require an overnight stay...

A Dolphins game would require an overnight stay in Miami though surely? As a fan I'd love to go but it's got to be something like a 6 hour round trip?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Feb 16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,303
Posted By Diznee
If you have to take out a new policy and it...

If you have to take out a new policy and it covers all of you, it would be worth checking the small print to see if your entitled to a partial refund on the old policy as you're not using it. Not...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Feb 16, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By Diznee
I like them, had one from Adventureland and...

I like them, had one from Adventureland and Universal and they're the same. Can never eat the whole thing though, too much of the same thing.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Feb 16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Diznee
We got a refillable mug at Animal Kingdom. Had to...

We got a refillable mug at Animal Kingdom. Had to be filled up at the same restaurant but was good for the day. Can't remember the name of the restaurant.
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