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Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,696
Posted By kempydee
Mobile I was in Yorkshire building society paying in...

I was in Yorkshire building society paying in birthday cheques to my childrens CTF.
I had the same response from the cashier not sure why people bother with cheques now
She was rather...
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,746
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Apologies for jumping in on the OPs thread - is...

Apologies for jumping in on the OPs thread - is there a website that gives you an idea of value for sets?
I have some sets but they are only a few years old (Star Wars Ewok village etc) my son has...
Forum: General Chat 19 Oct 19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,428
Posted By kempydee
Mobile My youngest son didnt have a name until he was 5...

My youngest son didnt have a name until he was 5 weeks old! We couldnt decide.

We were going with Walt, then Orlando, but he ended up with a Star Wars inspired name.

There are so many...
Forum: General Chat 23 Sep 19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By kempydee
Mobile We cant claim now as our flights were with...

We cant claim now as our flights were with Thomas Cook. However when we were notified by TC that they couldnt fly us home until 3 days after our scheduled flight the email said to claim for hotel...
Forum: Tickets 21 Sep 19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By kempydee
Mobile I think I might have just had a very efficient...

I think I might have just had a very efficient CM! My receipt also said just the lead person with the CC you paid with.
Forum: Tickets 21 Sep 19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Good point about the American kids... so perhaps...

Good point about the American kids... so perhaps it was because we are British. I just thought at the time she was checking the age of our son matched the child ticket? Or perhaps because we used the...
Forum: Tickets 19 Sep 19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Weve just got back and picked up our tickets at...

Weve just got back and picked up our tickets at Epcot will call ticket desk.
The CM wanted my passport ID and the CC I paid with as the lead person on the booking.
She then wanted ID for everyone...
Forum: General Chat 15 Sep 19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,525
Posted By kempydee
Perhaps a amateur dramatics group would like it...

Perhaps a amateur dramatics group would like it for their costume dept?
Or a school/college for their drama dept?
I know some of the young people I work with have to go to charity shops to get...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 15 Sep 19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By kempydee
Mobile https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/33422/cd55ad2...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/33422/cd55ad2c8f8c5a.jpg

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Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 15 Sep 19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Hi, EMP has Tinkerbell tops and some merch with...

Hi,
EMP has Tinkerbell tops and some merch with Peter Pan on.
They also have the Disney Couture jewellery which has Tinkerbell.
Forum: General Chat 15 Sep 19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,667
Posted By kempydee
Ive just got back and wore Dorothy Perkins denim...

Ive just got back and wore Dorothy Perkins denim knee length shorts, 3/4 cargo trousers and knee length shorts in various colours from Maine at Debenhams.
On top I wore various Disney / Star Wars...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Sep 19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By kempydee
Mobile It looks awesome - when were there recently you...

It looks awesome - when were there recently you could see the new track being built on top of the old ride.
Forum: Hurricane Advice 14 Sep 19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Anyone managed to claim back on their travel insurance?

Just waiting to see if our annual travel insurance covers us during the Hurricane last week.
3 days extra hotel
3 days extra airport parking at Manchester.
3 days extra car hire from Hertz
3...
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,975
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Dont know much about the appeals process - I...

Dont know much about the appeals process - I would think you would struggle if they are all full.
My son is at a Catholic high school and just gone into year 8. We arent religious, but its our...
Forum: Signature Advertisers 8 Sep 19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,462
Posted By kempydee
Just back ourselves and hubby used this service...

Just back ourselves and hubby used this service to get an online package delivered.

Great service especially with the uncertainty of Hurricane Dorian hitting Orlando.

Would absolutely recommend...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 7 Sep 19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By kempydee
We were also meant to fly home on the 3rd but...

We were also meant to fly home on the 3rd but flew back on the 6th arrived home at 1am this morning(7th).
Thomas Cook gave us all a letter when we got off the plane at Manchester to give to our...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Sep 19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By kempydee
Just to echo about the coasters getting on one...

Just to echo about the coasters getting on one side and having to possibly walk across the coaster to get out the exit.

My 4yr old wanted to queue up to watch his 12yr brother get on the coaster...
Forum: Latest 7 Sep 19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,247
Posted By kempydee
Mobile We did this earlier this week - stayed on 3 times...

We did this earlier this week - stayed on 3 times in a row as there was no queue!
Also rode it at the front and then the back. Completely different experiences so if the queue is low, its worth...
Forum: Latest 7 Sep 19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 71,195
Posted By kempydee
Weve just got back and are having this very...

Weve just got back and are having this very debate in our house!
Hubby and son - Mako
Me - Manta

I personally dont feel safe with that tray table they call a lap bar on Mako!
However the...
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,031
Posted By kempydee
Mobile I think from a GDPR perspective you should have...

I think from a GDPR perspective you should have been told? Or a least signage should be on display to inform staff/residents/visitors they are being filmed?

Perhaps if its a private car home and...
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Absolutely agree about Toy Story land - we also...

Absolutely agree about Toy Story land - we also skipped the meet and great with Woody and Bo due to the lack of shade.

Also we thought it would be our 4yr old having the melt downs - but it was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Sep 19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,745
Posted By kempydee
We flew with them last Aug from Gatwick to Fort...

We flew with them last Aug from Gatwick to Fort Lauderdale.
Couldnt fault them. If they started to fly from Manchester to MCO then I would use them again.

We wanted to originally fly from...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 4 Sep 19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,873
Posted By kempydee
Mobile We got a take out from Giordanos on Sand Lake...

We got a take out from Giordanos on Sand Lake Road.
The restaurant was packed! Mainly with law enforcement waiting to be called out.
Forum: General Chat 4 Sep 19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,792
Posted By kempydee
Mobile We have been delayed here by 3 days - not flying...

We have been delayed here by 3 days - not flying home until Friday.
After reading this thread, Ive sent the email from Thomas Cook as proof to 2 sets of schools and 2 sets of employers.
They cant...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 4 Sep 19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,731
Posted By kempydee
We are here and were due to fly this evening at...

We are here and were due to fly this evening at 18:15 back to Manchester.
Received an email this evening saying TC can confirm todays flight will now be flying at 8am US time on Friday. So gota be...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 3 Sep 19, 12:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,691
Posted By kempydee
- Mr Tom Morrow - and this was Epcot Spaceship...

- Mr Tom Morrow - and this was Epcot Spaceship Earth at 12.45pm today!


Just had word from Thomas Cook that our flight tomorrow out of MCO is cancelled. Currently sat in Mall of Millenia using...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 1 Sep 19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Oh yes that could have been it then, as weve...

Oh yes that could have been it then, as weve been to both outlets today. Blummin rip off! Its like being back in the UK!
Forum: Hurricane Advice 1 Sep 19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By kempydee
The station in front of the Publix on the 192 has...

The station in front of the Publix on the 192 has fuel. Its just near marker 8 (Celebration).
Weve just been past and no queues either.
Noticed some stations had massively increased their prices...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 31 Aug 19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,871
Posted By kempydee
Mobile The ride itself is a cross between Star Tours and...

The ride itself is a cross between Star Tours and Mission Space - in terms of it being a simulator ride but you are given roles and buttons to press at given times.
The pilot role does actual fly...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 31 Aug 19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Anybody due to fly back with Thomas cook?

We are due to fly back to Manchester next Tue 3rd Sep.
Woke up to an email from TC to change flights as MCO is closed next Mon & Tue.
However after 40mins on hold, Ive just been told that no need...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 31 Aug 19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,871
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Yes we enjoyed it, and glad we did it on the...

Yes we enjoyed it, and glad we did it on the opening week. Just enjoyed the theming and walking around the area better.
Looks like being the pilot role is the best one to have!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 31 Aug 19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,871
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Yes I think so - theres also a gunner role. ...

Yes I think so - theres also a gunner role.
Pilots sit at the front, gunners behind and engineers behind that.
We were on with a family of four who had already ridden it earlier in the day. So...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 31 Aug 19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,871
Posted By kempydee
Couple of pics of Smugglers run from this evening

So weve just back from Galaxys Edge.
The theming is fantastic - no queue to actually get into the land itself.

Wait time for Smugglers Run was posted at 75mins at 8.35pm. We got in the queue...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 31 Aug 19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Just got back from the studios...I took a photo...

Just got back from the studios...I took a photo of the wait time as I thought it was an odd time! It was a walk on too.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/33422/2a3cda52716780.jpg
...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Aug 19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,675
Posted By kempydee
Mobile We were also at Busch Gardens today. Just got...

We were also at Busch Gardens today. Just got back.
Didnt arrive there until 12 noon but everything was a walk on - apart from the rapids which was 30mins.
We stayed until closing time and rode...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Aug 19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,645
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Its 2.15am here, cant sleep. Im just...

Its 2.15am here, cant sleep. Im just contemplating leaving the kids and hubby in the hotel and going by myself!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 27 Aug 19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By kempydee
I would say it would be cheaper with the Infinity...

I would say it would be cheaper with the Infinity pass - you can ring up and get a quote without actually having the pass. They are really helpful. Then compare that to the Expedia cost.
Yes the...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 27 Aug 19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By kempydee
Mobile We are in Yorkshire - usually get train from York...

We are in Yorkshire - usually get train from York or Leeds down to Kings Cross.
Stay overnight at the Premier Inn (opposite the station) and then just walk over in the morning for the Eurostar.
...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 27 Aug 19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By kempydee
Mobile I had the Infinity pass while the rest of the...

I had the Infinity pass while the rest of the family had Magic plus. That way we got all the best discounts.
Used it alot for money off the restaurants and shops.
Used it for room only discount at...
Forum: General Chat 27 Aug 19, 12:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,853
Posted By kempydee
Mobile Laughing that we are all Dibbing while waiting...

Laughing that we are all Dibbing while waiting for the storm to pass!
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