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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 07:17 PM
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We have recently done a 3 week, 8 accommodation...

We have recently done a 3 week, 8 accommodation vacation with 4 of us on hand luggage only.

We made sure that accommodation no3 and our Orlando villa had full washing and drying facilities. It...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I went there in 2017. It was an absolute...

I went there in 2017. It was an absolute highlight of the 2 week vacation.

Besides telling the life story brilliantly well, there are great artifacts from his time in office, career before and...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 19 Oct 19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,678
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I wouldnt really call it simply a Disney Holiday...

I wouldnt really call it simply a Disney Holiday Planning Board any more, despite the title. It covers so many other things, some not even vacation related.

I havent visited Disney on my last 5...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 17 Oct 19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 59,131
Posted By cornishfrogboy
You wont regret it. Amalfi coast is one of the...

You wont regret it. Amalfi coast is one of the very best vacations that we have ever had.. and dont forget that the Naples to Rome train takes just 1 hr and 12 minutes at a very low cost. This...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Oct 19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,766
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Perhaps the A330s will soon be gone as the A350s...

Perhaps the A330s will soon be gone as the A350s enter service.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I flew in to Boston with them in July, returning...

I flew in to Boston with them in July, returning to London from Miami in August. (3 weeks later).

Lovely new B787s both ways, nice staff and for us, razor sharp pricing.

Going out, we only...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I have flown Delta to the USA several times (and...

I have flown Delta to the USA several times (and back!).

They are my preferred airline if everything else was equal, route, price etc. The service is good, the fleet huge and thus there is...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 14 Oct 19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Congratulations.. We are Orlandod out and will...

Congratulations.. We are Orlandod out and will probably not return for pretty much the reasons that you have stated... flights to Florida and particularly Orlando during School Hols cost more...
Forum: TV and Film 13 Oct 19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,199
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Get rid of the lot... other than Im a celebrity...

Get rid of the lot... other than Im a celebrity get me out of here. I never tire of seeing how former stars will do quite literally anything for a chance of another slice of the cake.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 13 Oct 19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,103
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Apologies for being a few days late with my...

Apologies for being a few days late with my reply.

2017 is now a little out of date, but we have just booked for next Easter School Hols through Expedia at 213 a night for 3 nights (639). We got...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Oct 19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By cornishfrogboy
We have recently visited Boston. I would go for...

We have recently visited Boston. I would go for something very nearby.. and free, providing you land at Logan on time.

USS Constitution is very close indeed and a mere taxi ride each way. A great...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 12 Oct 19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Certainly dont write off Northern Florida...

Certainly dont write off Northern Florida permanently.

Both Pensacola and Destin are awesome. Even New Orleans is only a 3 Hour drive from Pensacola and that is past the USS Alabama park at...
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,995
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Dont stop believing! (As the great Steve Perry...

Dont stop believing! (As the great Steve Perry once sang).

When young, I was an arrogant ≈≈≈≈ who always put myself first and foremost, often regardless of others.

As I grew older and...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Oct 19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I travelled by train up to Gatwick from Falmouth...

I travelled by train up to Gatwick from Falmouth in July, returning in August. 2 adults plus two teenagers.
We used a family discount card (30) and bought tickets up on a fixed date and openjawed...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Oct 19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By cornishfrogboy
We come up from Cornwall and for LGW , now prefer...

We come up from Cornwall and for LGW , now prefer the train on the night before with its change at Reading.

It is a matter of a few minutes to get from the Railway San to the N Terminal by...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 10 Oct 19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Really helpful stuff. Thank you.

Really helpful stuff. Thank you.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 10 Oct 19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By cornishfrogboy
This is the best trip report that I have read in...

This is the best trip report that I have read in ages. It is informative, helpful, has great photos and in addition, I am shamelessly cribbing from it for my Easter Trip when we have 2 nights in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,290
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Walmart is generally cheaper whilst Publix is...

Walmart is generally cheaper whilst Publix is generally better for fresh produce. I havent been in a US Lidl yet, so cannot advise.
Forum: General Trip Planning 10 Oct 19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Re the Bath ATD Prem Inn, we do it one of 2 ways...

Re the Bath ATD Prem Inn, we do it one of 2 ways.

1. We arrive and park up for the night, paying around 15 for the privilege. We then park next door in purple parking the following morning and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By cornishfrogboy
i am a big fan of Delta. They have a 900...

i am a big fan of Delta.

They have a 900 aircraft fleet and fly in to pretty much every US Airport, including Daytona, Destin, Pensacola, Key West etc on indirects via, generally Atlanta.

They...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Oct 19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,290
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Excitement must be at fever pitch ! I cant...

Excitement must be at fever pitch !

I cant help you with the Disney bit as we no longer go (my boys are 17, 13 and well over 54 inches). I have never even used the newer fast pass system... but...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 Oct 19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I think that courtesy is directly linked to how...

I think that courtesy is directly linked to how busy a road is and how high the resultant stress levels are.
I would agree that the I4 Particularly has become increasingly busy over the years and...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 9 Oct 19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Definitely 3 in San Diego and one in Santa...

Definitely 3 in San Diego and one in Santa Monica.

There is an awful lot to do in San Diego and Santa Monica is a Beach.. with a pier.

Strangely, this is sort of how we concluded our recent...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 8 Oct 19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By cornishfrogboy
No1 for me will always be a walk along the old,...

No1 for me will always be a walk along the old, disused 7 mile bridge. At the entrance there are plenty of Iguanas and when we walked on the bridge, a turtle swam underneath us.

No2. In Key West,...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 8 Oct 19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I would look at the following... 1, An...

I would look at the following...

1, An airboat ride with Buffalo Tiger on the Tamiami about 30 miles out of Miami. Nothing like the sanitised Orlando ones. You get very, very close to the...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 8 Oct 19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By cornishfrogboy
We stopped at Oceanside and saw Kelly McGillis...

We stopped at Oceanside and saw Kelly McGillis beach house from the film Top Gun.

More importantly, if you have to collect a Gosandiego5 card, You can do it here with the minimum of fuss and meet...
Forum: General Trip Planning 8 Oct 19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,985
Posted By cornishfrogboy
He shouldnt worry too much. The traffic moves so...

He shouldnt worry too much. The traffic moves so slowly on the I5 sometimes that it would be quicker to walk. It is simply tedious if you time it wrong. If you remain very aware of lane discipline...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 8 Oct 19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By cornishfrogboy
We were there a couple of years back and 3 nights...

We were there a couple of years back and 3 nights worked well for us. It was sufficient for Cable Car, Union Sq, Fishermens Wharf, Alcatraz on day 1.. Then Dylans cycle tour out to Sausalito where...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 8 Oct 19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By cornishfrogboy
San Francisco Love Tours (in a VW Camper).

Just a heads up on this one. My wife was very keen to do this 2 hour guided tour in a hand painted VW air cooled camper.. Complete with Shag Pile Carpets and 1960s music. She had found it on...
Forum: Accommodation 7 Oct 19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By cornishfrogboy
We stayed the night at the Ramada on IDive this...

We stayed the night at the Ramada on IDive this Aug. It was 60 for the 4 of us including a decent buffet breakfast and free parking.
Nothing special, but clean and ideal when arriving in the...
Forum: TV and Film 6 Oct 19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I was a DC until retirement and investigated...

I was a DC until retirement and investigated many, many offences that resulted in Prison sentences upon conviction. I also spoke to many offenders upon release as they once more figured in...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 5 Oct 19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Bahama Breeze. Happy hour on some really good...

Bahama Breeze. Happy hour on some really good cocktails.
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,985
Posted By cornishfrogboy
We have twice done a split stay..Rome and...

We have twice done a split stay..Rome and Sorrento.

In Rome, you get all the sites and all a very easy walk with no need for a car.

The train from Rome to Naples takes 1 hour 11, no stop and...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 4 Oct 19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By cornishfrogboy
I am with JDouds on Anaheim. Disney was the only...

I am with JDouds on Anaheim. Disney was the only downer on our 2 week vacation in 2017. Not because it was particularly bad, rather that the rest was so awesomely good!

I appreciate that different...
Forum: General Chat 3 Oct 19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,429
Posted By cornishfrogboy
We have just come back from what is probably our...

We have just come back from what is probably our last Orlando.

We started as an on site Disney (knowing no better).
We graduated (in our minds) to DC , Universal etc
We began splitting the stay...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Oct 19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,457
Posted By cornishfrogboy
i would go cheap.

i would go cheap.
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 2 Oct 19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 59,131
Posted By cornishfrogboy
She was the first British production standard...

She was the first British production standard Concorde in service, I believe.
She is no206. Both 202 and 204 were British built and flew earlier
Even earlier prototypes are held at Duxford and...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Oct 19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By cornishfrogboy
Either premier inn at the N terminal works well...

Either premier inn at the N terminal works well (even if flying from S). The Monorail between the two is every couple of minutes and takes a couple of minutes.

Most people use the summer long stay...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 1 Oct 19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 59,131
Posted By cornishfrogboy
BOSSHOG. Re the Concorde shot... Where...

BOSSHOG.

Re the Concorde shot...

Where is that one? I cant work it out from the background. It looks a little like Yeovilton, but I am by no means sure.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 1 Oct 19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By cornishfrogboy
San Francisco Love Tour. You will find it under a...

San Francisco Love Tour. You will find it under a google search.

It is on tripadvisor and viator, costing around 53pp. It also goes down the Lombard Zigzags!

Looks great fun, eclectic and an...
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