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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,081
Posted By YorkshireT
What with India and Pakistan now off the list,...

What with India and Pakistan now off the list, now this, you do think if Virgin donít get up and running from the UK soon it canít look good.

Unless they are pulling the planes maybe to put more...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,081
Posted By YorkshireT
You can get the new Aer Lingus flights direct...

You can get the new Aer Lingus flights direct from Man for about 750 each (300 or so cheaper than Virgin) with baggage and seats. Well you could the other day. On that ticket you can also cancel and...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By YorkshireT
Vast majority of DVC owners do not pay for dining...

Vast majority of DVC owners do not pay for dining plan- simple reason, it generally isnít good value for money (exceptions if you always eat steak and do character meals and drink).

Use...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,421
Posted By YorkshireT
Read my post above- what refunds I suppose is the...

Read my post above- what refunds I suppose is the answer? I havenít paid anything apart from flights, and those are fully cancellable with long lasting vouchers which Iím absolutely fine with.
Even...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,421
Posted By YorkshireT
You are talking about mainly an historical...

You are talking about mainly an historical situation where people booked never envisaging a pandemic and struggled to force through refunds, myself included with Air Canada.

In most cases things...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By YorkshireT
Take a look at the Weber Summit Kamado too. My...

Take a look at the Weber Summit Kamado too. My pal got one (well the previous version with gas lighter but other than that they are the same) and we are both ceramic and that thing blows me away...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By YorkshireT
Apparently if youíve had covid your antibodies...

Apparently if youíve had covid your antibodies are boosted by circa 650 times by just 1 vaccine. Thereís been suggestions for a while that as a result, one dose is enough. If short of vaccine seems...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,421
Posted By YorkshireT
Why would you worry if you had a holiday booked?...

Why would you worry if you had a holiday booked? If that worries you, you are too easily shaken in my view.
It goes ahead or it doesnít. If you canít fly, itís refund anyway or voucher. Good for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,032
Posted By YorkshireT
Just looking at the ECDV guidance (centre of Euro...

Just looking at the ECDV guidance (centre of Euro disease control).

Very much mirrors the CDC - vaccinated people can meet relaxing social distancing and masks due to extremely low risk as well as...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 96
Posted By YorkshireT
Iíd probably go with the ZV1 for itís much better...

Iíd probably go with the ZV1 for itís much better video capabilities, but slightly worse photos. The RX100 VII I think is better though if you can stretch or hold on and thereís rumours of a new...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,732
Posted By YorkshireT
Iím sure there will be pretty clear leaks before...

Iím sure there will be pretty clear leaks before.

Not only that we will know for sure whatís happening over summer with Covid. Will, as I suspect, our hospitalisations and deaths be close to zero,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,732
Posted By YorkshireT
https://www.pc.agency/blog/checkpoint-charlie-or-s...

https://www.pc.agency/blog/checkpoint-charlie-or-should-it-be-checkpoint-charlesy/
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,732
Posted By YorkshireT
https://travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/uk-us-travel-n...

https://travelweekly.co.uk/news/air/uk-us-travel-not-a-question-of-if-but-when
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By YorkshireT
I have now booked this hotel 3 times. Twice was...

I have now booked this hotel 3 times. Twice was DIY via the website (both cancelled) and the prices were not too bad but for my third time direct (this is Xmas eve to NYE) it was averaging $700 a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,032
Posted By YorkshireT
Imagine that- they are going to utilise data and...

Imagine that- they are going to utilise data and if itís warranted, will remove or reduce mask and social distancing requirements.

Here the government is possibly gearing up for ĎLook into their...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,732
Posted By YorkshireT
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-21...

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-04-21/u-k-in-regular-talks-with-u-s-over-potential-travel-corridor

We can only hope.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 06:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,029
Posted By YorkshireT
No it certainly doesnít!

No it certainly doesnít!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By YorkshireT
Given theyíve realised Covid doesnít really...

Given theyíve realised Covid doesnít really spread through touch they have now decided, good to see pragmatism.
As you say, it shows a mindset about edging toward normality.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By YorkshireT
The 4 day tickets cost me £350 each (6 days with...

The 4 day tickets cost me £350 each (6 days with 2 free days).

This was ideal for us for summer if we go as we are at WDW for 6 nights and so saved me £350- £400 on a family of 4 over U.K...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 21 Apr 21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 912
Posted By YorkshireT
Go to Coco Cay itís absolutely awesome.

Go to Coco Cay itís absolutely awesome.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Apr 21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By YorkshireT
You can drop them off at Aventura and if they...

You can drop them off at Aventura and if they walk on the path by the pool, they can exit the gate and go into VB. the security checkpoint where buses are dropped off is right outside that gate, and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Apr 21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,732
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes and the map is wrong because if you click on...

Yes and the map is wrong because if you click on the more info on the map, it says it UK is actually level 4 updated yesterday due to ĎHigh Level of Covidí despite our covid levels now being very...
Forum: General Chat 21 Apr 21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By YorkshireT
Iíve never notice that on ours. We have...

Iíve never notice that on ours.

We have some called Namgrass down.

Key is in the prep though, they put tons of hardcore and granite dust under ours. Still looks good 5 years on though.

We...
Forum: General Chat 21 Apr 21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By YorkshireT
Keep checking this site- twice a day. As soon as...

Keep checking this site- twice a day. As soon as they come back in, theyíll sell in hours. They sell them out in hours every year, but they are getting more stock in soon.

You cannot possibly buy...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Apr 21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,732
Posted By YorkshireT
United Airlines CEO yesterday- ďWe have the...

United Airlines CEO yesterday-

ďWe have the aircraft standing by, ready to fly this summer,Ē he said. ďFor example, we anticipate operating between eight and ten daily flights to London Heathrow...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Apr 21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By YorkshireT
Iíve booked Confidante as it gets decent reviews...

Iíve booked Confidante as it gets decent reviews and isnít outrageously expensive, but itís still not cheap.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Apr 21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By YorkshireT
I did read a piece that said many Israelis are...

I did read a piece that said many Israelis are actually ignoring the indoor mask and numbers rules (not sure if they are still in) and in the words of the people in the article, Isreal was almost...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Apr 21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By YorkshireT
Not sure about cash availability but summer this...

Not sure about cash availability but summer this year booked up 4 months out. I snagged a 2 night stay for mid August with my DVC points.

I understand actually the cash rates are not as bad here...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Apr 21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,732
Posted By YorkshireT
You mean the one case related to B117? This...

You mean the one case related to B117? This hardly casts doubt on the travel corridor.

ďWeíre working on reopening international corridors. I think the one that is most likely to be open for the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Apr 21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,029
Posted By YorkshireT
More good news OP, you likely have immunity from...

More good news OP, you likely have immunity from serious illness yourself.

Detailed study here. Covid causes long term CD4 and CD8 T Cells in infected people. This stops people generally getting...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 21 Apr 21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes UK ticket will be cheaper for such long...

Yes UK ticket will be cheaper for such long periods. This one is better value for shorter periods but park hopping is also extra.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Apr 21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,299
Posted By YorkshireT
Early findings show that of 74,405 Covid-19 cases...

Early findings show that of 74,405 Covid-19 cases admitted to hospitals between September and March, just 32 had received a vaccine at least three weeks before.- Telegraph.

And thatís just one...
Forum: General Chat 20 Apr 21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 11,039
Posted By YorkshireT
Canít believe Biden. Could lead to mis-trial /...

Canít believe Biden. Could lead to mis-trial / appeal and making a new trial impossible. All it would need is for one juror to have overheard it or been told it. They have them locked down though.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Apr 21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,299
Posted By YorkshireT
I said in a post today we may see 200000...

I said in a post today we may see 200000 infections in a wave but deaths at 20 ish a day.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 20 Apr 21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,386
Posted By YorkshireT
Couldnít agree more, we have visited 26 States...

Couldnít agree more, we have visited 26 States and even did this pre internet (of when internet was in its infancy, not widely available and only a few people / places had a dial up modem). I...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Apr 21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,732
Posted By YorkshireT
The State Department are just aligning their...

The State Department are just aligning their recommendations (which as per the other thread are different to the CDC in many cases causing much confusion) with those of the CDC, using an evidenced...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Apr 21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,528
Posted By YorkshireT
According to this US citizens are at highish risk...

According to this US citizens are at highish risk from Irish dissidents.
Good grief!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Apr 21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,528
Posted By YorkshireT
Isreal has announced it is formally looking at an...

Isreal has announced it is formally looking at an air corridor with the U.K.
Expect us to have been doing the same with USA.
Iíve just read the US letter.
What itís saying is they are going to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Apr 21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,029
Posted By YorkshireT
Unfortunately immunity has not built 2.5 weeks...

Unfortunately immunity has not built 2.5 weeks post vaccination and he probably picked it up 5 days or so ago (so maybe about < 2 weeks post vaccine).
Good news is he already has immunity anyway...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Apr 21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,717
Posted By YorkshireT
Heíll be telling us vaccines arenít the answer,...

Heíll be telling us vaccines arenít the answer, that the virus is lulling us into a false sense of security, and a new killer mutation which has a brain and can walk down the road and sneak in your...
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