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Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 81
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
October would be a risk as you're close to the...

October would be a risk as you're close to the use them or lose them deadline of 30th Nov.

If you bank the points then they would great for using for Xmas as it's after 1st Dec 2021
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 81
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
As long as you stick to the cancellation rules in...

As long as you stick to the cancellation rules in force at the time the points just return to your use year as though they've never been touched. It's the within 30 day rule that's the issue (when...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 81
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
If they were all new points received on 1st Dec...

If they were all new points received on 1st Dec 2020 then your banking deadline is 31st July.

If the temporary cancellation rules are scrapped though you would have to cancel at least 31 days in...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Peter+Lynne have asked a similar question and...

Peter+Lynne have asked a similar question and I've posted a video and a review I found elsewhere on this thread

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1187201

If our flights go...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
10p would be 9p too much to pay that odious...

10p would be 9p too much to pay that odious little toad.
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
https://www.headforpoints.com/2018/06/27/review-vi...

https://www.headforpoints.com/2018/06/27/review-virgin-upper-class-ex-airberlin-a330-200-fleet/
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVbUolAZVcU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVbUolAZVcU
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
What class is it booked in?

What class is it booked in?
Forum: General DVC Discussion 17 Jan 21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
You can't transfer banked points unfortunately. ...

You can't transfer banked points unfortunately.



They could be 2020 points but they would have to be before the banking window as you would then bank them into the following year to use them...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,683
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Death is nothing at all. It does not count. I...

Death is nothing at all.
It does not count.
I have only slipped away into the next room.
Nothing has happened.

Everything remains exactly as it was.
I am I, and you are you,
and the old life...
Forum: Tickets 17 Jan 21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
There's some on Ebay or maybe try a personal...

There's some on Ebay or maybe try a personal shopper?



You can link them to MDE online as soon as you receive them , all you need is the code off the band.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 17 Jan 21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
The one time use points are allocated from a...

The one time use points are allocated from a resort different to your home resort to stop this. If you tried to cancel and rebook the system sees the points but won't take them until 7 months.

I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Jan 21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
It's too soon, keep checking. I recommend seat...

It's too soon, keep checking. I recommend seat spy - you can set alerts if you subscribe.
Forum: General Trip Planning 17 Jan 21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Yes, one voucher = one clubhouse pass. ...

Yes, one voucher = one clubhouse pass.



It's based on your credit card anniversary - the year starts on the date your account was opened and resets every year on the same date.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Jan 21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Plenty of choice if you go down Hotel Plaza...

Plenty of choice if you go down Hotel Plaza Boulevard and across to the Crossroads or left on to the 535. Manny's, Chili's, Black Angus, Romano's & Uno's to name a few. Might be a longer walk than...
Forum: General Trip Planning 15 Jan 21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
does this mean we can use miles to book 2 seats...

does this mean we can use miles to book 2 seats then get 2 free tkts? Or do you have to pay cash for 2 flights then get 2 free tkts? You can go either but reward seats have to be available for...
Forum: General Chat 14 Jan 21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Thanks for the recommendation, mine are all...

Thanks for the recommendation, mine are all linked in my signature.

TheCMG's are a good read too. :thumbs-up
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jan 21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
It used to be £199 per person at the desk on...

It used to be £199 per person at the desk on departure day. Only you can decide if a slightly better meal, a bit more legroom and being a few rows further forward is worth £216 today.
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
It's an amazing time theme wise and a nice change...

It's an amazing time theme wise and a nice change from Xmas at home. Be prepared for the crowds though especially as, hopefully, limits will be lifted as vaccines are distributed.

This was 11.30...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 13 Jan 21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
You can advertise and even accept offers but you...

You can advertise and even accept offers but you cannot close until the stay is complete. A suggestion may be to list for sale late June and specify in the listing 'closing after xth Sept. It's quite...
Forum: Tickets 13 Jan 21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Check in as early as you like, your room key is...

Check in as early as you like, your room key is your Express Pass and bell services will hold your luggage until you are ready to access your room. Express is valid until park closing on your check...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jan 21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
None, but you will earn tier points.

None, but you will earn tier points.
Forum: General Chat 12 Jan 21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,393
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Made in the same way as regular soap but using...

Made in the same way as regular soap but using Lithium instead of sodium hydroxide and castor oil instead of tallow/palm oil. Poured into moulds which makes blocks that go into the cavity of stud...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Then you need to be as far forward in economy as...

Then you need to be as far forward in economy as possible.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Are we talking A330-200? Possibly the...

Are we talking A330-200?

Possibly the slide/locking mechanism on the bottom of the aircraft door is sticking out interfering with your foot space.

The airbridge will attach to the door at the...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jan 21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,393
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Taking a break from it at the moment but I did...

Taking a break from it at the moment but I did for 30 years.
Fancy handmade stuff & bath bombs etc.
Regular supermarket & janitorial bath soap etc.
Soap powders to go in big name laundry...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Jan 21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
1) Brokers Fee - usually between 7-9% of sale...

1) Brokers Fee - usually between 7-9% of sale price
2) Possibly Notary Fees if your signatures need a witness - around £75-100
3) Postage - around £30
4) FIRPTA - 15% of sale price - can be...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 11 Jan 21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
UC, Flying Club Gold and their guests only.

UC, Flying Club Gold and their guests only.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jan 21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,699
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Why? Do you not agree there's a solution to the...

Why? Do you not agree there's a solution to the issue you raised?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jan 21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,699
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
There are thousands of SIA badge holders...

There are thousands of SIA badge holders desperately short of working hours available for work. My DD was one of the lucky ones who got a permanent place with Northern Rail but companies such as...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jan 21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,699
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
They are doing this already, as I mentioned in my...

They are doing this already, as I mentioned in my last post, my DD and many of her colleagues who previously worked at concerts, football matches etc are being redeployed into other rolls that...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jan 21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,699
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
They have to hire additional security staff with...

They have to hire additional security staff with SIA badge qualifications - you have to be badged to officially be able to 'handle' people.

My DD does this now for Northern Rail.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 11 Jan 21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Breakfast in the lounge, the Escape lounge was...

Breakfast in the lounge, the Escape lounge was pretty decent and if/when the new Virgin lounge opens I'm sure the offerings will be good.

This was a selection of the hot items last trip
...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Jan 21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
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Views: 133
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
Yeah, no problem. Bell services will take care of...

Yeah, no problem. Bell services will take care of it :)
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Jan 21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
No idea sorry, always stay at HRH for express...

No idea sorry, always stay at HRH for express benefit. The express lines are usually 10 mins or less except for Kong which loads slower and can be 25 mins+
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Jan 21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,387
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
No, look after our own first.

No, look after our own first.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Jan 21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
You have to buy an express pass for the day if...

You have to buy an express pass for the day if your hotel does not qualify for a free one. There is a choice of unlimited or once per ride. You can walk from ride to ride though without having to...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 9 Jan 21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
They can't expand capacity, there's only a...

They can't expand capacity, there's only a certain number of rooms on the Club Floor. Someones probably changed or cancelled and your waitlist scooped it up.
Forum: TV and Film 8 Jan 21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
I think he only had to press his buzzer and...

I think he only had to press his buzzer and answer, I'm not sure there's a requirement for his name to be called.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 7 Jan 21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By Dr.JumbaJookiba
It's in a really nice spot :thumbs-up ...

It's in a really nice spot :thumbs-up

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/14795/4d610daf646da7.jpg

You can follow the blue route in front of YC/BC or go the green route to go in front of the...
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