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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 May 22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,922
Posted By sprocket
Firstly may I suggest AA, they maybe able to help...

Firstly may I suggest AA, they maybe able to help you last a few weeks without wine :)

But seriously, maybe a trip to Walmart in a taxi.

Wine in glass bottles - have you seen baggage handlers...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 May 22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By sprocket
We had a indirect ticket with Aerlingus in 2019...

We had a indirect ticket with Aerlingus in 2019. Dublin to MCO via Newark. All booked direct with Aerlingus as a through flight.
Going was perfect, however on the return trip United Airlines...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 May 22, 12:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,212
Posted By sprocket
We have been the last 2 weeks of August several...

We have been the last 2 weeks of August several times.
Last time we went in 2018 we didn't see any rain at all. Very unusual but we were very lucky. It did rain but just not where we were at the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 May 22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By sprocket
Aerlingus seat selection

When we booked our Aerlingus flights there was plenty of 'free' seat availability. We only paid the deposit so can't choose our seats until we pay off the full amount. After checking today we have...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Apr 22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,411
Posted By sprocket
Always remember to check the covid cover of you...

Always remember to check the covid cover of you are worried about this. Some policies exclude or have limited cover. I recently read one that didn't cover hotel/tickets etc if your flight was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Apr 22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By sprocket
Resident is different to Citizen/National as far...

Resident is different to Citizen/National as far as Esta goes.
I lived in the Republic of Ireland for years but was never a national or had a passport. I never put this down on the esta and never...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Apr 22, 11:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,124
Posted By sprocket
Prices post covid are stupidly high for the same...

Prices post covid are stupidly high for the same cover as pre covid.
Crooks!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Apr 22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 37,059
Posted By sprocket
Wow do I really want to think about this. 2...

Wow do I really want to think about this.

2 adults and 1 teenager.

1600 direct flights
1410 Disney tickets
600 Discovery Cove with seaventure
330 Universal 1 day tickets
2000, 1 night...
Forum: Accommodation 24 Apr 22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By sprocket
We have 1 paid night at POFQ, 5 free nights at...

We have 1 paid night at POFQ, 5 free nights at Poly and then 5 paid nights at AKL. No issues booking our park reservations with our 14 day tickets and everything shows good on MDE
Forum: Accommodation 24 Apr 22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By sprocket
Touring plans always seems good. Previously I...

Touring plans always seems good. Previously I faxed and got what I asked for.
Remember be polite, try not to request to much or something far fetched and state any special occasions.
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 24 Apr 22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By sprocket
What seller did you use. Always good for a...

What seller did you use. Always good for a recommendation on Ebay.
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 24 Apr 22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By sprocket
Water cameras

I am looking for options for cameras to use at places like Discovery Cove.

In 2019 I used an old IP68 rated Samsung mobile phone. The footage was amazing and so many people questioned how I was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Apr 22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,372
Posted By sprocket
Do you live near an airport, if so pop in and use...

Do you live near an airport, if so pop in and use a bag sizer at the check-in desks. Any airline that has the size bag size will do. People do this all the time.
If it goes in, great, if it doesn't...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Apr 22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By sprocket
You can go through pre clearance early if you...

You can go through pre clearance early if you want, they just advise not to, but as you have lounge access then it's fine to do so.
Flights at 14.50, so bording starts around 13.50. You have 2 hours...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Apr 22, 01:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By sprocket
She can't wear one due to medical reasons but...

She can't wear one due to medical reasons but won't get a dr letter. Good luck with her.
Forum: Tickets 20 Apr 22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By sprocket
I wouldnt worry to much, we bought a child ticket...

I wouldnt worry to much, we bought a child ticket for our 11 year old many years ago. No one will ever question it.
Forum: Accommodation 20 Apr 22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,458
Posted By sprocket
I wander if they will extend this or offer it...

I wander if they will extend this or offer it again for future dates
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Apr 22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By sprocket
interested in this, please keep us updated on the...

interested in this, please keep us updated on the providers you find
Forum: Tickets 18 Apr 22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By sprocket
Discovery cove and universal ticket

We are after 1 day 1 park tickets for Universal and Discovery cove/Seaworld tickets.

For piece of mind we need the option to cancel and get full refund. Not just because of Covid, but we always...
Forum: Tickets 18 Apr 22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By sprocket
We purchased yesterday from floridatix. Worked...

We purchased yesterday from floridatix. Worked out cheaper than Disney including the cancel anytime insurance. If you don't require that, then it's even cheaper.

Several companies are doing the 14...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Apr 22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By sprocket
I personally wouldnt get an earlier flight. An...

I personally wouldnt get an earlier flight. An hour stop over doesnt leave much leeway for delays on the first journey or the time you need to get off the plane and walk to the next gate. Also...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Apr 22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By sprocket
True, but I assume everyone is panicing for the...

True, but I assume everyone is panicing for the same reasons. Plus we all just want to get away and relax.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Apr 22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By sprocket
Thank you, exactly what I need to hear, I can...

Thank you, exactly what I need to hear, I can relax for a while. Stupid I know but started to panic 6 months early. This is what its done to me and at the beginning of Covid in 2019 I was always...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Apr 22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By sprocket
Covid requirements - getting stressed

Sounds silly but i am starting to stress about the requirements for 6 months time.
Vaccinations are easy enough to ensure for everyone, but its the day before test. What happens if someone tests...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Apr 22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By sprocket
Covid vax requirement

OK, so this isn't a thread to discuss personal reasons for vaccination or not.
What I'm wanting to find out is the chances that the USA will drop vaccination requirements for entry.
If you are...
Forum: Tickets 11 Apr 22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By sprocket
Disney Tickets

We are going to Disney on the 29th October for 10 nights.
If we buy the 14 day tickets direct from Disney for the 29th it will be 509 each, but if we buy the tickets starting the 25th they are only...
Forum: Accommodation 5 Apr 22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By sprocket
Sounds like our experience with Beach Club, hence...

Sounds like our experience with Beach Club, hence our 5 free nights.
Forum: Itineraries 5 Apr 22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By sprocket
Holiday Plans

Is this good or bad idea. We are trying to work around availability of resorts.
We want to fit in Discovery Cove and IOA only. Possibly Seaworld during the end of the holiday.

Day 1 - RPR -...
Forum: Accommodation 5 Apr 22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By sprocket
Which monorail resort

We are staying at the end of October 22 and have 5 free nights that were given to us by Disney.
As price isnt an option we are looking at one of the monorail resorts.

Grand Floridian - Is it...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Apr 22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By sprocket
Finally rebooked for 2022

After delays and postponing like everyone else, we have finally booked our flights for 2022.
We checked Aerlingus last night and direct flights from Dublin to MCO for the last week of October and...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Mar 22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By sprocket
Swan / Dolphin

Once again we are postponing our 2020 holiday planned in August 2022 to October 2022.
We are considering the Swan/Dolphin and utilising the huge discount that Marriott provide if you find it cheaper...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 13 Oct 21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,342
Posted By sprocket
Disney have some very cleaver brains behind the...

Disney have some very cleaver brains behind the scenes and this has been long in the planning.
They know people wont like it, they know people will complain, but people also didnt like FP+ and...
Forum: Accommodation 1 Sep 21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,231
Posted By sprocket
Swan and Dolphin

Like others we are looking at non Disney hotel options as there are very little benefits to Disney resorts now. If Disney continue the extra hours for Deluxe hotels including Swan/Dolphin then apart...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Aug 21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 33,966
Posted By sprocket
When I first started reading about the new genie+...

When I first started reading about the new genie+ I started thinking this isn't to bad, it's just like the old paper fast pass machines. Then I read more and watched some blogs and started to realise...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Aug 21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,227
Posted By sprocket
I doubt Oct will be going a head. People will...

I doubt Oct will be going a head. People will insist to stay optimistic but as I have said for a very long time, (June, July, August and September) the facts and historical trend is now against...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Aug 21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By sprocket
Always book for 1 adult and add extra guests...

Always book for 1 adult and add extra guests later.
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By sprocket
Vitality activity tracker

I have just got a vitality health membership via my work. You get better benefits if you track your steps.
I don't want to be spending loads otherwise it outways the benefits you get.
Can anyone...
Forum: Accommodation 29 Jul 21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,351
Posted By sprocket
Do you need to include proof of BLC or have it at...

Do you need to include proof of BLC or have it at checkin?
I have seen this floating around forums and wondered whats to stop everyone just using it.
My mum has offered to book for us to get the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Jul 21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By sprocket
Orlando Weather and Busy Disney

Not being able to go this year (and last) has made me watch a lot of Disney youtubers.
I am very familiar with Orlando weather but it has surprised me how bad its been this year, even many of the...
Forum: Accommodation 29 Jul 21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By sprocket
You will have no issues at checking as not...

You will have no issues at checking as not everyone has to go up.
Do you mean Aug 22 as the chance of Aug 21 is very slim with many carriers cancelling current bookings.

I will warn you, the main...
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