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Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Yesterday, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By megaflyer
Good point and I had completely forgotten covid...

Good point and I had completely forgotten covid for a moment. I havenít been for a couple of years so worth checking I guess but even so the area around it is rather fun (or was in 2020!)
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,186
Posted By megaflyer
Lol Porn Star Martini

Lol Porn Star Martini
Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By megaflyer
Munich - The Edge of War

Just watched this on Netflix

What a great film. I hadnít read the book but was obviously very aware of the actual events surrounding what this work of fiction was written reflect. Once I could...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By megaflyer
The driver texted me when I landed then after I...

The driver texted me when I landed then after I cleared passport control etc I texted back and said I was at Pillar B6 and he said I am in (car details) pulling up with flashers on - they cant wait...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By megaflyer
That is a bloody good price (IMHO) and worth...

That is a bloody good price (IMHO) and worth grabbing. The lounge at MIA isn't that great but a lot better than the terminal but to have the bed on flight home (plus use of the onboard bar if you...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,810
Posted By megaflyer
I always take "hints and tips" form MSE with a...

I always take "hints and tips" form MSE with a bucket of salt since they are now a sponsored site ££
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,186
Posted By megaflyer
I love trying interesting and new cock/mocktails...

I love trying interesting and new cock/mocktails once and both of those look worth trying to me but I really am a very(i.e. bone) dry martini kind guy with the odd espresso martini shown in winter...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,810
Posted By megaflyer
I get billed every 15th of the month for heat...

I get billed every 15th of the month for heat (water and heating) Jan 15th Bill (I was away 2 weeks but had that spurt) £121.92 - I am expecting Feb 15th Bill to be substantially higher. Bio mass is...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,810
Posted By megaflyer
I refuse to be cold - I live in TSHirt in the...

I refuse to be cold - I live in TSHirt in the home and dont even own a jumper ! Heating is there to keep us comfortable - after all no one on here seems to baulk at spending £ks on holiday and that...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,810
Posted By megaflyer
mine is for sure. I watch my units on my metre...

mine is for sure. I watch my units on my metre (its an odd system of bio communal heating but we pay per therm) - when I was away over Christmas and NY I didn't use a unit. I normally turn it on...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 20 Jan 22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By megaflyer
Laguna black is a stunning village (home of Plein...

Laguna black is a stunning village (home of Plein Air artists - stunning) and soo many cypress trees adoring the boulevards the air is thick with the scent - it really is like an old seaside town...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 20 Jan 22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,186
Posted By megaflyer
Originally Posted by megaflyer View Post Such...

Originally Posted by megaflyer View Post
Such a shame Napa Rose was,quiet frankly, awful . It doesnít appeal to me one bit - men in caps would make me walk right out but maybe I am a snob - there...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 20 Jan 22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,186
Posted By megaflyer
I have had a few different types of monty cristo...

I have had a few different types of monty cristo sandwiched in the USA - especially popular in CA but never a Cronut to with jam and cream ! My last one this year came with dip (a watery gravy) but...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 20 Jan 22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,186
Posted By megaflyer
Such a shame Napa Rose was,quiet frankly, awful ...

Such a shame Napa Rose was,quiet frankly, awful . It doesnít appeal to me one bit - men in caps would make me walk right out but maybe I am a snob - there are some wonderful truly fine dining...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 19 Jan 22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By megaflyer
Depends on what you want to do If you donít...

Depends on what you want to do

If you donít want beaches etc then skip Santa Monica

West Hollywood/Hollywood is the best place for universal and the sights in that area then move to Disney...
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Jan 22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By megaflyer
Yes it has

Yes it has
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,640
Posted By megaflyer
I would say to anyone who hasn't been for a...

I would say to anyone who hasn't been for a couple of years to double their budget for F&B - I spent twice as much on "essentials" so when someone asked how much should I take then any answer is a...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,640
Posted By megaflyer
Without any doubt I found prices in CVS and...

Without any doubt I found prices in CVS and Ralphs had doubled since my last visit - I didn't buy anything to take home in Dec/Jan as prices back in UK were same or cheaper.

Also eating out in...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,272
Posted By megaflyer
My Grannie and Granda gave me 2 x £21 (for my...

My Grannie and Granda gave me 2 x £21 (for my 21st) in premium bonds (many many many moons ago) and as such I still have them and a reminder of them who sadly passed over 30 years ago. I don't...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 18 Jan 22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By megaflyer
I buy mine direct too and usually when I and...

I buy mine direct too and usually when I and there as I hate over planning a vacation (its my time to relax) and yes they are cheaper to do it that way - even more so if I get a local friend to book...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By megaflyer
I noticed on my last trip prices for everything...

I noticed on my last trip prices for everything (food, drink and clothes) were much more that they used to be even with exchange rate - I actually bought nothing at all to bring back, I first for me...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By megaflyer
Yes - when it was c$2 to the £ but not recently...

Yes - when it was c$2 to the £ but not recently as when you have paid the duty tax when returning to UK it could work out more expensive than buying here (as it did for a friend buying his Apple...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 17 Jan 22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,186
Posted By megaflyer
The Cheesecake Factory never fails me - itís...

The Cheesecake Factory never fails me - itís always on my places to go in Dubai and San Francisco but not been to the one in LA yet
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Jan 22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By megaflyer
https://affordabletowncarcompany.com/ I...

https://affordabletowncarcompany.com/


I posted it yesterday on a thread in this section and the dibber got an online quote and booked so may be better placed to give a quote (I havenít used from...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,111
Posted By megaflyer
If she gets a visa then she pays 5 years NHS...

If she gets a visa then she pays 5 years NHS upfront and all her medical costs will be covered by that (I cant remember how much my friends pay but it isnít very much in the grand scheme of things )...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,654
Posted By megaflyer
Cargo can make a flight profitable even without...

Cargo can make a flight profitable even without pax
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,802
Posted By megaflyer
London is a wonderful city but it is also a very...

London is a wonderful city but it is also a very lonely place for many. My other apartment I lived in for best part of 10 years and I didnt even see my neighbours either side or opposite even once . ...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Jan 22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By megaflyer
6am is rush hour time so I well believe it

6am is rush hour time so I well believe it
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Jan 22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By megaflyer
You are correct - Ubers cant access drop off at...

You are correct - Ubers cant access drop off at terminal; they have their own zone and you need to so help it to the terminal or use the minibus. Allow an addition 30 mins for that but I use a...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Jan 22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By megaflyer
Great to have been of help 👍

Great to have been of help 👍
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Jan 22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By megaflyer
https://affordabletowncarcompany.com/ A...

https://affordabletowncarcompany.com/

A number of dibbers use this company me included
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 73,599
Posted By megaflyer
He can fly in First closed cabin and do so...

He can fly in First closed cabin and do so discreetly. It isnt hard and I am sure his Grandmother would chip in £ to see her great grand children . I have seen special services board people...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Jan 22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By megaflyer
That you - feel free to ask me anything as your...

That you - feel free to ask me anything as your planning progresses. To be honest you dont really NEED to plan in CA to has a much more relaxed feel than Orlando . I dont plan much and never...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 73,599
Posted By megaflyer
He could fly into LHR and. Use the Windsor Suite...

He could fly into LHR and. Use the Windsor Suite then private flight /helicopter to Windsor or Sandringham. If he uses his imagination he would easily visit he Queen but rather than do that he...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Jan 22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By megaflyer
Ubers can not collect you (or indeed drop you...

Ubers can not collect you (or indeed drop you off) directly outside the terminal at LAX. You take a shuttle bus to the area they are permitted to use so factor that in . Private limo companies can...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Jan 22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By megaflyer
Believe it or not commuter traffic may be heavy...

Believe it or not commuter traffic may be heavy then - many commuter fights to and fro LA and some sculls start at 6am (they are staggered) - a friend of mine children have their school ďlunchĒ at...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Jan 22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By megaflyer
I flew back to UK from LAX the other week. I got...

I flew back to UK from LAX the other week. I got a text from VS to Checkin 4 hrs before the flight and as I was driving from Palm Springs I allowed for a 4 hr drive. Neither of which I really...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Jan 22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By megaflyer
Griffith observatory is one of my favourite...

Griffith observatory is one of my favourite places in LA - even advancing an overpriced sandwich and cup of tea on their terrace with that view is a treat (and its the first place I heard then saw a...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 16 Jan 22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,186
Posted By megaflyer
I love that Bubba Gump and to sit out on the pier...

I love that Bubba Gump and to sit out on the pier with an IPA and coconut shrimp is my idea of bliss
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 15 Jan 22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By megaflyer
I know there are toilets on the 2nd floor (ISTR)...

I know there are toilets on the 2nd floor (ISTR) at the front of the outdoor mall so you only need to enter as you would any restroom. You can take selfie photos with the sign in the background from...
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