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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Feb 20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By landandword17
Mobile We dont have children so we can be very flexible...

We dont have children so we can be very flexible but we started travelling in 2013 then had a gap when I was caring for an ill family member and started back in 2017. Ive been able to price match...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Feb 20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,432
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Orlando was the first place I visited in the US...

Orlando was the first place I visited in the US and loved it. Second trip we got out an explored the beaches, Miami and the Keys and I thought gosh Orlando is flat and ugly Then I visited...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Feb 20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,950
Posted By landandword17
Mobile I do the ESTAs for my husband and my mam and I...

I do the ESTAs for my husband and my mam and I wait until I have the house to myself then I turn off the telly, phone, close all other tabs and then treble check everything. Id hate to be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Feb 20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By landandword17
Mobile I think if you chose economy it will still show...

I think if you chose economy it will still show you economy plus later. Ive done a flight&car WT+ out and WT back online, it was business out and economy back I couldnt do online.
Forum: General Chat 12 Feb 20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,645
Posted By landandword17
Mobile YES! Ive never been brave enough to admit it...

YES! Ive never been brave enough to admit it though because I thought I was the only one too. I really envy people who are full of energy and pep in their arrival day reports. I get dreadfully...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Feb 20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,995
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Havent found that at all and Ive both connected...

Havent found that at all and Ive both connected and flown over the night before and gone direct. Touch wood my luck has held and Ive never experienced anything other than professional, pleasant...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Feb 20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,995
Posted By landandword17
Mobile The security check is shoes and hand luggage, not...

The security check is shoes and hand luggage, not your person. Then after that customs and immigration.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Feb 20, 03:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,000
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Ive had very good experiences with BA onboard...

Ive had very good experiences with BA onboard. They handled our IFE not working with such professionalism and care that I wrote in to compliment the purser. So, Im a fan but only if the price is...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Jan 20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,985
Posted By landandword17
Mobile It depends what 2,500 means to you and how often...

It depends what 2,500 means to you and how often you go on holiday. For us thats a huge chunk of money and it would pay for most of next years holiday or be a great safety net to have saved and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Jan 20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,179
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Theres a post on Tripadvisor forums from a man...

Theres a post on Tripadvisor forums from a man who says he was denied boarding by the airline because his ESTA did not have a middle name and his passport did. Of course you cant be 100% that posts...
Forum: General Chat 22 Jan 20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By landandword17
Mobile This is the kind of cousin I only see at weddings...

This is the kind of cousin I only see at weddings and funerals so I dont have contact info for this kids. I dont do social media myself so Im going to email my cousin the info. I agree it is...
Forum: General Chat 22 Jan 20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Thats a good idea to give a list of pros and...

Thats a good idea to give a list of pros and cons. They have asked me what I think and where they should stay but theyve done so little research themselves. I didnt even get a straight answer when...
Forum: General Chat 22 Jan 20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By landandword17
Do you get involved with family/friends who are playing an Orlando trip?

* Title should say planning!

Just wondering if what you do when friends/family/coworkers share their plan and its a terrible one in your opinion as a Florida regular. Lol.

Do you step in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Jan 20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By landandword17
Mobile I booked an AA flight with Avios for Aug 2020 in...

I booked an AA flight with Avios for Aug 2020 in October 2019. The I rang up and booked an Aer Lingus Avios flight from NYC-Dub for Sept 2020 in Nov 2019 so as far as Im aware its about a year...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 Jan 20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,434
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Very safe. I use Uber as a lone female in London...

Very safe. I use Uber as a lone female in London all the time. Ive also used them by myself in Orlando, LA, San Francisco, San Diego and Anaheim. I never felt that the driver was an unsafe driver or...
Forum: General Trip Planning 8 Jan 20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Thanks. Thats a big help. Theres conflicting...

Thanks. Thats a big help. Theres conflicting info online because the locals on TA say no need for ESTA but visitors are reporting back that they got told off for not having the ESTA or got the run...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Jan 20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By landandword17
Mobile The meals change quite regularly and Aer Lingus...

The meals change quite regularly and Aer Lingus themselves dont know in advance what the economy meals will be as thats up to the caterer. All airlines serve a similar meal really in economy. On...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Jan 20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,529
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Hubby and I both have our Irish passports now. I...

Hubby and I both have our Irish passports now. I should think the bit of cheeky humor in your post would be taken as intended by most people.

No, it hasnt affected any of our travel plans. Car...
Forum: General Trip Planning 7 Jan 20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Train from Vancouver to Seattle

Im trying to plan a trip to Vancouver and Seattle in August.

Im confused about the process of clearing immigration at the train station in Vancouver. It says an ESTA is not needed but instead...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Jan 20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Was about to ask if you can claim back taxes if...

Was about to ask if you can claim back taxes if she paid for the flight herself? Maybe you paid for all the tickets on your card and she repaid you so maybe they would let you but it would be unfair...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Jan 20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,967
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Were in the US twice per year and the risk of...

Were in the US twice per year and the risk of being caught in a mass shooting is always in the back of my mind. I accept the risk and dont let it ruin my holiday but Id be lying if I said if...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 25 Aug 19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,747
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Weve had the best prices for the west coast in...

Weve had the best prices for the west coast in January for August. I kept a tracker on google flights for our destinations. Started it in September, prices reached the lowest on Jan 19th this year...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 25 Aug 19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Marina Beach motel.

Marina Beach motel.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Aug 19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By landandword17
Mobile I think a case is around $100 on the day with...

I think a case is around $100 on the day with nearly all the airlines
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 118,208
Posted By landandword17
Mobile I used to be in the civil service and we could...

I used to be in the civil service and we could never print out screens and give them to someone for security reasons and liability reasons. It was about the worst trouble you could land yourself in...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 118,208
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Most likely a call to the bank will sort that...

Most likely a call to the bank will sort that. Just be glad you have credit cards with high limits. Many people would have been totally stuck if they had to come up with the extra money. So glad you...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Aug 19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,280
Posted By landandword17
Mobile I take $200 but we do have a few credit cards so...

I take $200 but we do have a few credit cards so we have backup should one get locked for security or anything like that.

Are you wanting to rely on the cc primarily and just wondering how much...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 118,208
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Norwegian pushed for the others to go ahead but...

Norwegian pushed for the others to go ahead but they decided not to. In the moment I understand you are not thinking clearly but it would have saved them 3,000 +
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 118,208
Posted By landandword17
Mobile But if the OP could not see her ESTA by logging...

But if the OP could not see her ESTA by logging into the ESTA site and putting in her details why would Norwegian be able to. It seems to me that whatever happened is beteeen OP and ESTA and how the...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 118,208
Posted By landandword17
Mobile My understanding had been that OP completed the...

My understanding had been that OP completed the form and got to the end where they give you a ref number and tell you to proceed to payment. OP didnt go ahead with payment and somehow that...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 118,208
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Wow what a read and a lesson learned that we can...

Wow what a read and a lesson learned that we can pass on to future posters re. completing a new application up to payment stage.

Anyway, does OP now have to pay for 4 new tickets with no option...
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 118,208
Posted By landandword17
Mobile 🤞 it gets approved very soon. I had Aer...

🤞 it gets approved very soon.

I had Aer Lingus try to tell me that I had no ESTA. I had the printout and they eventually were able to check me in but it shows that the systems sometimes mess up. ...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 22 Aug 19, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By landandword17
Mobile A visit to the Bellagio taking in the fountain...

A visit to the Bellagio taking in the fountain and the shows (Celina Dion/Cirque) were my highlights. With 3 days I think just soaking up the atmosphere and exploring the strip will fill your time...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 22 Aug 19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,086
Posted By landandword17
Mobile I didnt realise you wanted 2 rooms. That will...

I didnt realise you wanted 2 rooms. That will add to the cost alright. You will be looking at more than $200 per night for 2 rooms almost everywhere. Have a play around on Expedia and the like now...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Aug 19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,942
Posted By landandword17
Mobile The calorie counts are horrific Ridersmom arent...

The calorie counts are horrific Ridersmom arent they 😆 For the food too although they have a skinnylicious menu - dont like the name but appreciate the options. Were going to meet friends there...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Aug 19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,855
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Couple of things. 1) Americans tip by...

Couple of things.

1) Americans tip by American standards abroad for the most part. I used to work in a hotel during college and all I can say is bless them because I brought home an extra 100...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Aug 19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By landandword17
Mobile You got a great bargain for SF.

You got a great bargain for SF.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Aug 19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,118
Posted By landandword17
Mobile Star ratings in SF dont mean much. A holiday inn...

Star ratings in SF dont mean much. A holiday inn can be 350 a night. What is your budget? I would agree with the recommendations above as a good starting point. They are Dibb favourites as some of...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Aug 19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,307
Posted By landandword17
Mobile New York :-)

New York :-)
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 15 Aug 19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By landandword17
Mobile In SF, look into either Dylans tour or the...

In SF, look into either Dylans tour or the Painted Ladies tour company.

Musso & Frank Grill in Hollywood is a nice couples dinner.

Griffith Observatory in LA/Getty Center if you like...
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