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Forum: Current Issues Forum Today, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Claudette
What are you booking conditions? Perhaps you have...

What are you booking conditions? Perhaps you have time to cancel anyway (albeit with lost deposit).
Forum: Tickets Today, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Claudette
No your tickets will start when you check into...

No your tickets will start when you check into the hotel if you buy a hotel / ticket package. I have seen rumours of people going along and activating the tickets early, big not sure I have ever...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Claudette
No big mistake. If they are not doing dining...

No big mistake. If they are not doing dining plans you wonít be made to pay for one. :)
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Claudette
So my ADRs were not cancelled because of the...

So my ADRs were not cancelled because of the latest announcement, but all my ADRs for my trip in April were cancelled by Disney. It occurred over a number of days and I did not detect any particular...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By Claudette
I put not sure yet, as we were thinking of other...

I put not sure yet, as we were thinking of other things for 2021, but we might sneak a Disney trip in during December 2021.
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By Claudette
Sorry to hear that. :( Once we are out of this,...

Sorry to hear that. :( Once we are out of this, they will be springing up again and I am sure plenty of demand for her services.
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,336
Posted By Claudette
I hate the Ikea shopping experience, there is no...

I hate the Ikea shopping experience, there is no way I would want to queue up for it. My nearest is Lakeside and the traffic is awful on the approach. I do like going to the food store though.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Claudette
I looked at the Ooni ones last week following...

I looked at the Ooni ones last week following another thread on pizzas or pizza ovens. They seem to be completely out of stock and not expected to be available until August. I think I might have...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By Claudette
We sometimes put a cold wet cloth on their heads,...

We sometimes put a cold wet cloth on their heads, it doesnít stay there for long but hopefully is a bit of relief. My dog trainer once told me about wetting paws, but they both hate water and wonít...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,191
Posted By Claudette
Wow that is some disparity. £80k is a ridiculous...

Wow that is some disparity. £80k is a ridiculous salary for flight attendants, I am not surprised BA want to address this.
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Claudette
I used the contact is form on the website and...

I used the contact is form on the website and selected ďmerchandiseĒ as my topic. I had a reply confirming refund a couple of days later.

This was some weeks after I cancelled hotel, it did d...
Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 408
Posted By Claudette
I havenít been for a while, I was supposed to go...

I havenít been for a while, I was supposed to go last month and would have been staying near Central Park. When I used to visit regularly (some work, some pleasure) I tended to be around 50th and...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By Claudette
I voted for cancel and refund. I donít think...

I voted for cancel and refund. I donít think they will want to incentivise people to go ahead with bookings this year.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 250
Posted By Claudette
First question doesnít apply. I like...

First question doesnít apply.

I like chocolate limes but try not to eat sweets.
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By Claudette
Agree with above. This isnít something you can...

Agree with above. This isnít something you can sort tomorrow, at this point it would be you pulling out of the deal and therefore you do not get to specify the terms. You need to wait a couple more...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Yesterday, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By Claudette
I have been to LA a few times now and there is...

I have been to LA a few times now and there is definitely no need to use a tour company to go to Hollywood or visit Rodeo Drive, which is just a shopping street, albeit a very nice one. :) I would...
Forum: Guest Services Yesterday, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By Claudette
I have never used todayís posts. But I miss the...

I have never used todayís posts. But I miss the button to User CP which I used to use to quickly see any posts to threads I had posted on, that is also now an extra click away. Donít like. :(
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By Claudette
My April trip was DIY. I had flights booked with...

My April trip was DIY. I had flights booked with BA, two Disney hotels booked with Disney, five other hotels booked directly with the hotel including an airport hotel, three hotels in New York and...
Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Claudette
I have cancelled open table bookings loads of...

I have cancelled open table bookings loads of times. If it wonít let you this time I would just forget about it and be a no show. It is rare that they take a deposit and I assume they havenít for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Claudette
We have done a 12 night stay at Portofino, no...

We have done a 12 night stay at Portofino, no Disney. We have also done an 8 night stay at Royal Pacific Resort prior to 5 nights at Disney. We are thinking that we will do a 7-10 night stay in the...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By Claudette
We have been to New York loads of times, not for...

We have been to New York loads of times, not for a while now and we would like to get back, we will never tire of going to New York. I think we will always enjoy going to Las Vegas and Los Angeles...
Forum: TV and Film 31 May 20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,638
Posted By Claudette
Oh my goodness. I have just watched the episode...

Oh my goodness. I have just watched the episode when it was advertised as the most heart breaking episode ever and somebody was eliminated. Per the adverts. I was pretty synical and thought they...
Forum: Intro's and Welcomes 31 May 20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 77
Posted By Claudette
Welcome to the dibb. :thumbs-up

Welcome to the dibb. :thumbs-up
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 31 May 20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Claudette
An After Hours event maybe.

An After Hours event maybe.
Forum: Accommodation 31 May 20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Claudette
No I have never seen a Universal hotel cost that...

No I have never seen a Universal hotel cost that much. It does vary over the course of a year, I had a booking for December and that was $335 per night which I thought was reasonable. I have spent...
Forum: TV and Film 31 May 20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,638
Posted By Claudette
They aren't living together in this series.

They aren't living together in this series.
Forum: TV and Film 31 May 20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,638
Posted By Claudette
It looks like it started in August last year, so...

It looks like it started in August last year, so maybe about the same.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 31 May 20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,395
Posted By Claudette
Now I would be delighted to skip the preshows. ...

Now I would be delighted to skip the preshows. They are things I only need to do once, if that. :grin:

The uncertainty of gaining entrance, inability to park hop and no fast passes would be the...
Forum: Accommodation 31 May 20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Claudette
I always book directly with Loews. ...

I always book directly with Loews.

https://www.loewshotels.com/universal-orlando

They take one nights deposit at time of booking but it is refundable. The rest is paid when you check out.
Forum: Accommodation 31 May 20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Claudette
We booked a suite last year and it was not club...

We booked a suite last year and it was not club level. Looking at their room types, it does not appear that there are any club level suites.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Claudette
I donít think there is such a think as linking...

I donít think there is such a think as linking the hotel bookings per se. But you can add your dad to family and friends so that you can manage things like fastpasses. If he tells you the logon...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By Claudette
If he is going to be in his own Disney room then...

If he is going to be in his own Disney room then book it for the days he needs. Book your room separately. If you were all going to be sharing a room / villa book it for the two weeks. Book cruise.
Forum: General Trip Planning 31 May 20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Claudette
No if I didn't want to go I would not pay the...

No if I didn't want to go I would not pay the balance. In the grand scheme of things, it is a relatively small loss. I cannot imagine that you would have more to pay, how would they make you? This...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Claudette
The hotel should not be much more than £1000 of...

The hotel should not be much more than £1000 of that, so that is £929 per person for flights. Not ridiculous for direct from Manchester in school holidays, but not brilliant either.
Forum: General Chat 31 May 20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By Claudette
I wasnít around for much of the Apollo program,...

I wasnít around for much of the Apollo program, Apollo 13 returned to Earth two days before I was born. I think SpaceX is as interesting as Apollo would have been, just different times.

I love...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 31 May 20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Claudette
It is not a chargeback situation, they have not...

It is not a chargeback situation, they have not broken the contract.

Agree with PP that insurance is a better option, although even that is tenuous. The voucher may be the best option.

I donít...
Forum: General Chat 31 May 20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,057
Posted By Claudette
It is something that may blow over. But if...

It is something that may blow over.

But if it doesnít, then remember he has no right to tell you that ďhe wants you goneĒ. It is your house and you have as much right to be there as he does. If...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By Claudette
These are unprecedented times, I would assume...

These are unprecedented times, I would assume they have had many many hours of crisis talks and have come up with the plan that they thought would best able then to reopen in some form.

I donít...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 31 May 20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,496
Posted By Claudette
They are providing the refunds. Quite a few of...

They are providing the refunds. Quite a few of us seen to have had them in the last few days, presumably they canít process all of them at once, I think the ďsoonĒ you were told is probably accurate.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 31 May 20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By Claudette
There is another option. Eat elsewhere, bring...

There is another option. Eat elsewhere, bring sandwiches, the majority of park goers are not staying onsite. Simple economics will apply to Disney dining as it does with anything. Prices go up,...
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