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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jan 21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,768
Posted By jengibbo
My cousin works for NHS and has not been in her...

My cousin works for NHS and has not been in her office since March and works from home. She is 44 and has no health concerns and she was vaccinated along with all her team in the HR dept who also all...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Dec 20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,773
Posted By jengibbo
Apparently kids will self administered the tests-...

Apparently kids will self administered the tests- good luck with that being successful. Iím
a teacher in a secondary school and Iím not sure when in the school day this testing will take place and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Dec 20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,701
Posted By jengibbo
Schools are due to re-open albeit staggered from...

Schools are due to re-open albeit staggered from 4th January. So people in tier 4 canít see each other at Xmas for even one day. I donít know the rules for outside. However on the 4th January staff...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Dec 20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,093
Posted By jengibbo
Not sure if people are aware that if rapid...

Not sure if people are aware that if rapid testing is to be offered in schools then existing school staff will need to deliver the tests. The DfE have said 7 staff would be needed to administer these...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Dec 20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 37,777
Posted By jengibbo
If you are able to work from home and reduce/have...

If you are able to work from home and reduce/have no social contacts between now and Xmas then I donít see a problem. I work in a school and my kids are school age so this is not possible for us. I...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Oct 20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,396
Posted By jengibbo
Why is it your fault that another colleague...

Why is it your fault that another colleague failed to social distance?
This person breached HS protocol and that is needs to be dealt with by HR in your work and is not a disciplinary offense and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,688
Posted By jengibbo
How many cases have there been in your school?...

How many cases have there been in your school? Why would a whole year group need to isolate? Had the pupil been in contact with all 200 of them? Iíve read of instances in secondary schools where the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,688
Posted By jengibbo
I work in a school in a tier 3 area. Today was...

I work in a school in a tier 3 area. Today was the last day of this term. In the 8 weeks we have had Yr 10 (200 kids)self isolating for 4 weeks (2 lots of 2 weeks) 15 students in year 11 self...
Forum: Tickets 16 Aug 20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By jengibbo
Refund help

I have 4 3park Seaworld tickets which I bought from Orlando ticket deals which has now merged with Attraction Tickets. Seaworld has extended their validity until Dec 2021 and initially we thought we...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Aug 20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,908
Posted By jengibbo
We went to France the first two weeks of the...

We went to France the first two weeks of the school holidays and I felt extremely safe. We travelled by Eurotunnel and only interacted with people when stopping for the loo at service stations. We...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Aug 20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,413
Posted By jengibbo
We had exactly the same with Nationwide. We were...

We had exactly the same with Nationwide. We were due to go to Orlando at Easter but obviously didnít go. Flights were cancelled by BA and we got a full refund. We put a claim in for the villa as we...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 22 Jul 20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,459
Posted By jengibbo
Currently in the Dordogne the weather has been...

Currently in the Dordogne the weather has been gorgeous 35 degrees. I love weekends away in the UK in any weather but my main holiday has to be in the sunshine otherwise I feel cheated
...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 11 Feb 20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By jengibbo
We went last Easter and had a three day hopper...

We went last Easter and had a three day hopper which we found to be great. However we didnít get Max Passes we just used the old style FP system and did all the rides we wanted. We got to each park...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Feb 20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,153
Posted By jengibbo
We are going this Easter this is our 3rd Easter...

We are going this Easter this is our 3rd Easter trip as Iím also a teacher.
We always DIY as for us it works out cheaper. This year we fly on Sunday 5th April Heathrow to Miami and return on Fri...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Jan 20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 55,638
Posted By jengibbo
My costs are as follows: 2ad and 2 ch 11 and 9...

My costs are as follows:
2ad and 2 ch 11 and 9 going Sunday 5th April to Friday 17th April so full Easter holidays.
Flights LHR-MIA 1850 Fly drive with. BA
Train tickets Wigan to Heathrow £160...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 30 Nov 19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By jengibbo
No parks holiday

Hi,

We are going Easter 2020. 8 nights in DiBb villa and 5 nights at Daytona in a timeshare. We are planning to do a day trip to Anna Maria as my parents have never been, Busch gardens one day,...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 14 Oct 19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,148
Posted By jengibbo
We loved Robert is here when we visited last...

We loved Robert is here when we visited last summer. So random but the story was great and the smoothies amazing.
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/45990/82fc4b70c570a5.jpg
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 28 Sep 19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By jengibbo
Recommendations

We are gong to Orlando in April but not gong to any Disney parks so would like some recommendations for a onsite restaurant we could go to experience Disney. We have done Beaches and Cream already...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Sep 19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By jengibbo
I go in April but got some last week. Get them...

I go in April but got some last week. Get them whenever you are happy with the rate. No-one can see the future so you have to make your own decision.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 11 Sep 19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,864
Posted By jengibbo
Hi, We did an epic Easter trip this year. First...

Hi,
We did an epic Easter trip this year. First family trip to west coast but me and DH went for our honeymoon. Kids were 10 and 7. It was our favourite holiday to the US. We flew in and out of LAX...
Forum: General Trip Reports 2 Sep 19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By jengibbo
New England Boston to Acadia Day 3

We were up and ready to leave on the 8am free hotel shuttle back to the airport to collect the hire car. We had booked through Budget and we picked up a nice Chevy Tahoe in white. Lots of room and...
Forum: General Chat 28 Aug 19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,551
Posted By jengibbo
We love Florida but not so much the parks. Last...

We love Florida but not so much the parks. Last visit to WDW was onsite in 2017 and it was amazing but so busy. I think I would only stay onsite in the future but the costs and the crowds put me off...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 28 Aug 19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,198
Posted By jengibbo
Great plans. We ate at the Carnation cafe in...

Great plans. We ate at the Carnation cafe in April and it was great value. Tony Romaís was ok but service really slow. San Diego is fabulous and La Jolla beautiful.
Forum: General Chat 28 Aug 19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By jengibbo
One of the best years of my life back in 1998/99...

One of the best years of my life back in 1998/99. I worked in The uk pavilion in merchandise. Good luck to your son.
Forum: General Trip Reports 22 Aug 19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By jengibbo
New England Boston - Acadia Day 2

Monday 29th July 2019
Up at 7.30am and had quick breakfast in the room Ben had cereal and we had breakfast bars and coffee. We were going to JFK Presidential library and museum which was not too far...
Forum: General Trip Reports 18 Aug 19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By jengibbo
I would really recommend the Go Boston card. We...

I would really recommend the Go Boston card. We paid $89 for a two day adult pass. Individually our entrances would have cost $153.
Forum: General Trip Reports 18 Aug 19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By jengibbo
New England Boston - Acadia Day 1

Sunday 28th July 2019

We all woke around 6.50am which is good for a first day. I had woke about 3 times in the night but had got back to sleep. Breakfast was available in the hotel but was quite...
Forum: General Trip Reports 18 Aug 19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By jengibbo
I read your report beforehand and got some great...

I read your report beforehand and got some great ideas from it so thank you.
Forum: General Trip Reports 18 Aug 19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By jengibbo
The T isnít direct it did involve two changes...

The T isnít direct it did involve two changes. However the hotel will collect you from the airport if you pre-arrange it. Hope that helps
Forum: General Trip Reports 17 Aug 19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By jengibbo
New England Boston-Acadia Intro and travel day

Hi,
Welcome to my trip report. I havenít had much success in completing reports, Iím good at the pre-trip but then I usually stall. However I have made a notes for everyday of our trip so hopefully...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Aug 19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By jengibbo
Itís your villa we are staying at Helen. Thanks...

Itís your villa we are staying at Helen. Thanks for the tips x
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Aug 19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By jengibbo
Money saving ideas

Hi,

We are going to Orlando next Easter. We got a good deal on a Fly drive with BA. We have a week in a DiBb villa and then 5 days at Daytona in a timeshare. We have two very lively boys and my...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 12 Aug 19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,333
Posted By jengibbo
Hi, We went to California at Easter as Iím a...

Hi,
We went to California at Easter as Iím a teacher and we have two children. We booked our flight with BA as a fly drive Man to LAX via Heathrow. Two hour layover on the way out and 4 on the way...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Aug 19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By jengibbo
We have just returned from Bar Harbor in Acadia...

We have just returned from Bar Harbor in Acadia. We enjoyed the Chart House on the outskirts of Bar Harbor. Lots of locals there, primarily a fish restaurant but they did burgers and steaks too...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 11 Aug 19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By jengibbo
Last summer we stayed at Rotunda West which is on...

Last summer we stayed at Rotunda West which is on the gulf coast about 90 mins from Orlando. It was brilliant. Gorgeous villa not on a gated community though. Nearby port Charlotte had all the usual...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 7 Aug 19, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By jengibbo
Really enjoying your report. We are currently on...

Really enjoying your report. We are currently on holiday in Maine so can read in the same time zone. Iím a teacher too and would love to do a four week trip - maybe one day.
Does the melatonin work...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 6 Aug 19, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,578
Posted By jengibbo
My two are so crazy when they are out. Bickering,...

My two are so crazy when they are out. Bickering, punching, kicking it never ends. They are 11 and 8. However we were having dinner last week (we are in Maine on holiday) and a lady commented how...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jul 19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,203
Posted By jengibbo
i have made many of the swaps mentioned on here...

i have made many of the swaps mentioned on here but the problem is people continually buying stuff they donít need. Fast fashion is a serious issue and the amount of people who buy whole new...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 6 Jul 19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,538
Posted By jengibbo
We stayed at a Best Western in Florida City last...

We stayed at a Best Western in Florida City last summer. If your at the same one it was great for a stop-over. We also took a trip up to St Peteís and are at Bongos after reading your reports. It was...
Forum: Accommodation 26 Jun 19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,371
Posted By jengibbo
We have only stayed onsite once and it was...

We have only stayed onsite once and it was fabulous. Unfortunately because we went at Easter we didnít get free dining though. I would love to return at some point but the cost is so prohibitive...
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