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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Mar 21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 932
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Posted By Kidd McFluff
Lots of positive vibes here and I'm happy to add...

Lots of positive vibes here and I'm happy to add to them. Assuming that the vaccine rollout in the US keeps going well and that we keep to the plan over here too, I can't see the US or the UK...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 14 Mar 21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,345
Posted By Kidd McFluff
A great start to your report and what a lovely...

A great start to your report and what a lovely room. We have watched wishes from the balcony at Cali Grill but from your room, with the music on the TV... how wonderful!

I'm looking forward to...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 11 Mar 21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Sounds like a great trip. OKW is a firm...

Sounds like a great trip. OKW is a firm favourite of ours and I'm sure the weather in June will be wonderful. We are booked for August and will be reading along with interest. Can't wait to get...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 11 Mar 21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Kidd McFluff
What a great plan. Do the ride boats count too? ...

What a great plan. Do the ride boats count too? That's an awful lot of boats if they do! Small World, Splash Mountain, Kali River Rapids, Three Cabelleros, Living the Land, Epcot Lake, River...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 10 Mar 21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 62,224
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Thanks for the update Goldia. I love reading...

Thanks for the update Goldia. I love reading your reports and have many of the same worries and concerns as you with regard to a 2021 trip. I can't wait to read your next report.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Mar 21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,683
Posted By Kidd McFluff
By now I would have usually have fast passes...

By now I would have usually have fast passes planned, Dining booked, and activities pencilled in. We would be researching off site destinations for our park free days and looking at what clothes to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Mar 21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,877
Posted By Kidd McFluff
I see it like this... If I am happy to pay...

I see it like this...

If I am happy to pay extortionate prices onsite at WDW ($60 for a steak and , $13 for a beer etc.). If I'm happy to pay for the experience, the ease and the atmosphere,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Feb 21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,369
Posted By Kidd McFluff
We fly on the 6th August. ! week onsite at OKW...

We fly on the 6th August. ! week onsite at OKW and then a couple of nights at Hard Rock Hotel before moving to a villa for some pool time and a week hitting the malls, beach and parks. Me and Mrs...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Feb 21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 89,191
Posted By Kidd McFluff
6th August for us! Just the idea of that Florida...

6th August for us! Just the idea of that Florida sunshine puts a smile on my face.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Feb 21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By Kidd McFluff
I love this idea. It's a nightmare trying to...

I love this idea. It's a nightmare trying to stop them spending everything they get immediately. If they got it in Dollars it'd be impossible for them to spend it on the dreaded Amazon! This will...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Feb 21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By Kidd McFluff
So many great reviews. I think this may have to...

So many great reviews. I think this may have to be added to the plan for Me and Mrs McFluff. It's a shame the kids can't join us but I'm sure their Uncle G will be just overjoyed to add our two to...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Feb 21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,353
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Old Key West 1 bedroom apartment might be good...

Old Key West 1 bedroom apartment might be good for you. A great resort with big and small pools and lots of space. All rooms have balconies and seem to have plenty of space.

You can grab a boat...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Feb 21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,999
Posted By Kidd McFluff
The positive stories don't cancel out the...

The positive stories don't cancel out the negative ones. We still have a vaccine, we still have falling death and infection rates.

IMHO the Daily Mail is as about likely to be correct in it's...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Feb 21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,999
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Good news for all of us here in the UK if that's...

Good news for all of us here in the UK if that's all true. Also lets hope that the vaccine can get a similarly quick and effective rollout elsewhere too. (Florida seems to be doing OK with...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Feb 21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,788
Posted By Kidd McFluff
This is a tough one. We are booked for early...

This is a tough one. We are booked for early August and are happy to go as long as some of the restrictions have been lifted. We are planning on a week at OKW followed by 2 nights at the Hard Rock...
Forum: General Chat 10 Feb 21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,226
Posted By Kidd McFluff
I have to say I love an index. Easier to...

I have to say I love an index. Easier to navigate around the comments and the report.
Forum: General Chat 10 Feb 21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,226
Posted By Kidd McFluff
The one and only trip report I have written (Just...

The one and only trip report I have written (Just The Four Of Us - Onsite at OKW) is sadly incomplete. I got to day 11 or 12 and ran out of steam. It was a mammoth task and I had lost the last...
Forum: General Chat 9 Feb 21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,226
Posted By Kidd McFluff
I love a good trip report. I have written one...

I love a good trip report. I have written one but I must admit, I got to day 11 or twelve of 15 and never quite made it to the end. I have read it a few times since we went and it always puts a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Feb 21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Thanks guys. Sad that the kids can't come on the...

Thanks guys. Sad that the kids can't come on the tour/Great that the kids can't come on the tour! (Lunchtime cocktails you say? what a good plan!) We can leave them with their uncle and cousins in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Feb 21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 89,191
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Yes, us too. We have an Orlando plan, a...

Yes, us too. We have an Orlando plan, a Disneyland Paris plan, a Barcelona plan, a cottage in the South of France plan, a cottage in Cornwall plan and a camping plan.

You've got to have plans...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Feb 21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By Kidd McFluff
What can you tell me about The Keys to the Kingdom Tour

I've seen a little bit of info on this tour but it would be great to hear from someone who has experienced it. How good is it? What are the highlights? What is lunch like? (very important) and...
Forum: General Chat 9 Feb 21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,365
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Hey Walt4it! I was wondering what you've been up...

Hey Walt4it! I was wondering what you've been up to. I hope all is well with you and your lovely family? We are hoping to do the Keys to the Kingdom tour next time we get to Florida. Did you...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Feb 21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,005
Posted By Kidd McFluff
I'm with you on this. I'm not sure what all the...

I'm with you on this. I'm not sure what all the fuss is about but then again I also can't understand why people queue for over an hour or use a fast pass for Peter Pans Flight.
I'd probably not...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 Jan 21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,872
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Yes! I have a son who was exactly the same...

Yes! I have a son who was exactly the same before our first trip. We had to teach him to do a width of the pool to make sure he was ready for the whole Disney experience. He still spent most of...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 30 Jan 21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Naples is lovely. A wonderful beach and cute...

Naples is lovely. A wonderful beach and cute pier and some serious shopping opportunities in the Old Town area. Great places to eat too. It's close enough to the everglades for a day trip and of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jan 21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,810
Posted By Kidd McFluff
No queue hopping at restaurants as far as I know...

No queue hopping at restaurants as far as I know but you can ride as many times as you like with the Express Pass.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jan 21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,810
Posted By Kidd McFluff
We were there in late August 2019 and the queues...

We were there in late August 2019 and the queues were manageable. We were quickly on to most rides with no more than a 20 minute wait for rides like Kong Island, Jurassic Park, ET, Simpsons,...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Jan 21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,231
Posted By Kidd McFluff
I'm no fan of the backwards bit either! Seems a...

I'm no fan of the backwards bit either! Seems a shame... My daughter can never find a hairband when she needs one!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Jan 21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,231
Posted By Kidd McFluff
I've not noticed it on other rides so I guess it...

I've not noticed it on other rides so I guess it must be a ski thing? I'm now going to be checking all the rides to see if there are hairbands on Splash, Thunder etc.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Jan 21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,231
Posted By Kidd McFluff
What's with the hairbands on Expedition Everest?

We noticed loads of hairbands had been thrown onto the scenery at the very top of Expedition Everest.

Does anyone know when this started and why?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Dec 20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 25,184
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Exactly this! The Gurgling Suitcase is...

Exactly this! The Gurgling Suitcase is beaconing! Long Island Iced Tea by the pool and then back to the balcony for a couple of margaritas. Perfect!

We're booked in for OKW, Hard Rock and then...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Dec 20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 89,191
Posted By Kidd McFluff
We have booked mid August for Disney, Universal...

We have booked mid August for Disney, Universal and then 5 days at the beach. We are really hoping that most of the vulnerable folk will have been vaccinated by then and so social distancing and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Dec 20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,899
Posted By Kidd McFluff
So many of us are in the same position. I've...

So many of us are in the same position. I've just secured a new job after being made redundant and furloughed between March and November. I have been on half my usual earnings since March so...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 28 Dec 20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Thanks guys. Didn't know about the water park in...

Thanks guys. Didn't know about the water park in Naples. On further inspection, flights leave Orlando at 5pm so not such a worry getting back for the flight. We don't need to tick every box on the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Dec 20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,305
Posted By Kidd McFluff
We think we might go back to Naples. We loved it...

We think we might go back to Naples. We loved it last time we visited and have fond memories of the beach there. We are travelling with my BIL's family too so need somewhere that teenagers will...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Dec 20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,840
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Sussex Family... Great so see another Boro fan on...

Sussex Family... Great so see another Boro fan on the Dibb!
Forum: Beyond the Parks 27 Dec 20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Kidd McFluff
Best Gulf Coast Beach for Teens and Younger Kids too.

We will be heading out to Orlando in August for 7 days on site at OKW followed by a couple of days at Universals Hard Rock Hotel. We are then looking to grab five nights on the gulf coast in a big...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Dec 20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,305
Posted By Kidd McFluff
We've been during August a couple of times and...

We've been during August a couple of times and we've had a great time. The parks are less crowded at this time of year and although it's very hot and more humid, we soon got used it it. We were...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Dec 20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,305
Posted By Kidd McFluff
We are booked for August 21. Only payed a...

We are booked for August 21. Only payed a deposit so far (booked flights a fly/drive with BA) and the rest not due until June so we will wait until then before making a more solid decision. Kids...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Dec 20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,899
Posted By Kidd McFluff
August 2021 - Has anyone else booked yet?

We needed something to look forward to after a shocker of a year and so we have confirmed a trip to Florida in August.

A week onsite at OKW followed by 2 nights at the Hard Rock Hotel and then a...
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