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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,882
Posted By Elodie
Same here, we donít actually even want to be...

Same here, we donít actually even want to be there any more (considering staying at Universal instead if flights go ahead and we canít be refunded for flights) but I was so sad to see my birthday...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 01:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,327
Posted By Elodie
I agree, the email that was sent out held no...

I agree, the email that was sent out held no answers at all, and yet CMs had been telling people over the phone that theyíd be getting an email with the details later.

As with most of you, weíve...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
Universal have stated that they will allow space...

Universal have stated that they will allow space for hotel guests in the parks, so onsite guests are guaranteed to get in with no extra booking (assuming no fever etc):

14. Will hotel guests be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
I donít know, but if it does, that would be...

I donít know, but if it does, that would be perfect, as we wouldnít want / need the cancellation cover, just the medical cover. Need to discuss it with dh, then possibly book hotel and leave it in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
Oh, maybe Iíve misread mine then. It says any new...

Oh, maybe Iíve misread mine then. It says any new trips booked after March 2020 wonít be covered for coronavirus-related issues, but I was sure Iíd seen something about any new elements booked being...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
The US site.

The US site.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Elodie
Insurance for change of hotel?

Iíve seen a few people say theyíre switching from Disney to another hotel if they can still fly out this summer.

Iím tempted to do the same - the thing I donít want is to have to pay out for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
Who have you got insurance with? Tempted to do...

Who have you got insurance with? Tempted to do this, but our insurance wonít cover us for anything new booked, and Iím not sure how to just add medical insurance for that portion of the trip, or if...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
What will you do about medical insurance? Iím...

What will you do about medical insurance? Iím tempted to do the same, but not sure how much extra it will cost for the insurance.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
Iíve been looking at the same offer and itís...

Iíve been looking at the same offer and itís direct with Universal.

I just need to figure out how much medical insurance would cost, as I donít think ours would cover us if we change hotels from...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 38,034
Posted By Elodie
They said it would just be 35% off the room...

They said it would just be 35% off the room portion, not the entire booking.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 38,034
Posted By Elodie
Yes, Iíve seen someone in the US post that they...

Yes, Iíve seen someone in the US post that they received this email regarding DDP. It definitely reads as if it applies to the current booking, whereas the announcement from yesterday sounded like it...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 38,034
Posted By Elodie
I think they mean £100 more after the 35%...

I think they mean £100 more after the 35% discount if itís offered for UK.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
I agree, I think the positivity can extend to any...

I agree, I think the positivity can extend to any kind of positivity about your holiday. My worst case holiday scenario (short of contracting covid while there) is that we lose a lot of money on a...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 29 May 20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By Elodie
Yes, I honestly think youíll start to feel better...

Yes, I honestly think youíll start to feel better about this after a few days of taking your son to school, especially with him telling you about his day on the walk home. I know school wonít be the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 26 May 20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,351
Posted By Elodie
Weíre quite a long walk from the beach, and...

Weíre quite a long walk from the beach, and apparently itís been absolutely packed over the bank holiday anyway. Some people have been down in the early morning / evening and it looks nice and quiet...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 26 May 20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,457
Posted By Elodie
Actually repeating a year really isnít practical...

Actually repeating a year really isnít practical (obviously itís possible, as so many unthinkable things have become possible in the last few months). The knock-on effect for children due to start...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 22 May 20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By Elodie
Iím so glad you said this. It was hard to read...

Iím so glad you said this. It was hard to read such a bitter tirade, and Iím glad itís just a piece of fiction.

I felt really uncomfortable reading about an elderly man being applauded for calling...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 17 May 20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,805
Posted By Elodie
I donít know. My dad is in the shielding group,...

I donít know. My dad is in the shielding group, and I canít see him until itís safe, so my biased opinion would be to give it to the shielding list first. My unbiased opinion is that NHS and...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 10 May 20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,828
Posted By Elodie
This is pretty much exactly what weíre doing...

This is pretty much exactly what weíre doing (only a month later). Balance due in June, and we may just as well pay it.

If we end up cancelling later, weíll still get the balance money back and...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 9 May 20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 24,455
Posted By Elodie
My DH could, as he works from home (even before...

My DH could, as he works from home (even before the lockdown) so he could just work while in quarantine. (Iím assuming there would be some way to get food etc delivered, otherwise heíd just have to...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 9 May 20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,453
Posted By Elodie
I agree, it just doesnít work for a time when...

I agree, it just doesnít work for a time when holidays are back on the agenda.

Even saying thereís plenty of time for children to go away in the summer holidays, then quarantine, and be back in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 May 20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
I donít know if Iím positive exactly, but Iím...

I donít know if Iím positive exactly, but Iím definitely not calling it a day, and unless we hear differently, weíll be paying our balance next month, and trying to get our FPs. Just keeping an eye...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 6 May 20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,494
Posted By Elodie
Only just seen your latest reply - will the...

Only just seen your latest reply - will the genuine friends understand if your daughter explains that itís upsetting for her when they discuss things she wonít be a part of? Maybe she could message...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 6 May 20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,494
Posted By Elodie
It sounds like your daughter is feeling like she...

It sounds like your daughter is feeling like she canít control the things going on around her. Could you help her to focus on the things she can control? e.g. she canít go to the prom, but she can...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 May 20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By Elodie
As above, I would look at delaying completion...

As above, I would look at delaying completion rather than missing a holiday altogether (which I realise might happen anyway, but you never know).

Thereís a good chance of further delays anyway,...
Forum: General Chat 3 May 20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Elodie
Ha, I like it!

Ha, I like it!
Forum: General Chat 3 May 20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Elodie
I hadnít realised any of this was on there, but...

I hadnít realised any of this was on there, but these are great! Thank you!
Forum: General Chat 3 May 20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Elodie
Ooh yes, we have two ADRs for Beaches and Cream -...

Ooh yes, we have two ADRs for Beaches and Cream - we were / are planning to get the kitchen sink on our first evening, and then No Way Jose for my birthday lunch! Definitely need to put both of those...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 May 20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Elodie
Weíre hoping to move our dates from 2020 to 2021,...

Weíre hoping to move our dates from 2020 to 2021, so weíll still be insured. If thatís not possible, weíre planning to look at booking with low cancellation costs / good T&Cs, pay on credit cards,...
Forum: General Chat 1 May 20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Elodie
Ideas for Disney at Home

Weíre planning a virtual trip if we donít go for real in August. The girls (12 and 8) were so good when we told them it might not happen, and said they donít mind at all if we have to wait a year or...
Forum: General Chat 1 May 20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,583
Posted By Elodie
Weíre also planning a virtual trip if we canít or...

Weíre also planning a virtual trip if we canít or choose not to go for real in August. My girls are throwing themselves into planning Disney at Home:mickeybou. The children were nearly as excited...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Apr 20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 132,085
Posted By Elodie
Weíre not expecting to go, but thatís possibly...

Weíre not expecting to go, but thatís possibly going to be by choice (we would probably choose to amend our dates to Aug 2021 as our insurance would still cover us that way).

If it wasnít for the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 29 Apr 20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,453
Posted By Elodie
Youíre absolutely right, Pinchy, and like Neil...

Youíre absolutely right, Pinchy, and like Neil said, itís the fact that you feel like a criminal for considering going against that key rule. (And for good reason - I fully understand that these...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 29 Apr 20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,453
Posted By Elodie
Yes, thatís exactly it. I feel like Iím...

Yes, thatís exactly it. I feel like Iím responsible for ensuring we continue to follow the rules, but I also feel like Iím responsible for us seeing Dad on his 70th (and more importantly for him to...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 29 Apr 20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,453
Posted By Elodie
Tell me not to do this

Itís my dadís 70th birthday on Thursday and we havenít seen him in over 7 weeks. DH does my parentsí shopping and drops it off in their porch once a week, but I donít drive so I donít go at all. The...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Apr 20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By Elodie
Iím in the same position - I know 2022 would be...

Iím in the same position - I know 2022 would be the most sensible choice, but it seems so far away!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Apr 20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,355
Posted By Elodie
Yep, I remember back when I was slightly...

Yep, I remember back when I was slightly disappointed that we could only get two tables for 2 (rather than a table for 4) at Cali Grill brunch. Those were the days!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Apr 20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,355
Posted By Elodie
I assume itís because weíll need some form of...

I assume itís because weíll need some form of social distancing until a vaccine is found, which is expected to take longer than 5 months. Even if parks are open, flights are running, and America is...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Apr 20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Elodie
Thatís when weíre hoping to rebook (from 12-31...

Thatís when weíre hoping to rebook (from 12-31 August this year to similar date next year.) Just donít know how the 50th and the hopefully full reopening of the parks by then will affect crowds, but...
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