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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,212
Posted By Mickie
As has been said if a supplier is unable to...

As has been said if a supplier is unable to fulfil a contract you have a statutory right to a refund, under either the Consumer Rights Act or the Consumer Contract Regulations. You are also protected...
Forum: General Chat 26 Nov 20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,181
Posted By Mickie
YorkshireT is quite right about the question that...

YorkshireT is quite right about the question that was asked-and probably the answer too. The new machines look impressive, most impressive! I just wish my 2012 Mac would slow down a bit so I could...
Forum: General Chat 26 Nov 20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,685
Posted By Mickie
Beautiful picture. My thoughts are with you and...

Beautiful picture. My thoughts are with you and your family. Hope today goes as well as it can.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Nov 20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 116,428
Posted By Mickie
It would be great if the decline in cases even if...

It would be great if the decline in cases even if not quite as steep as todayís figure might suggest is real and continues.

To slightly misquote Whitty I think, as sure as night follows day if...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 116,428
Posted By Mickie
As you say hopefully encouraging letís just hope...

As you say hopefully encouraging letís just hope we donít blow it with the transition to Tiers and Christmas!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Nov 20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Mickie
Credit card refunds and travel/ticket agents

Morning all

We are half booked for October next year-ie have a fly drive with BA as prices were just so good, and wanted something to hope for! Itís not currently cover by BA Covid guarantee as...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Nov 20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 116,428
Posted By Mickie
Iíd save that for later you are going to need it!...

Iíd save that for later you are going to need it! :(
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Nov 20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,436
Posted By Mickie
Iíve only seen this article. Not sure it gives...

Iíve only seen this article. Not sure it gives much detail but I never did work out why Sweden was held up as an exemplar.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Nov 20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,024
Posted By Mickie
Actually in my opinion I disagree with this. Yes...

Actually in my opinion I disagree with this. Yes everyone is entitled to their own opinion, and they donít need to explain why they hold the views they do particularly as you say on a holiday forum...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Nov 20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,024
Posted By Mickie
Maybe some of the complications are similar but...

Maybe some of the complications are similar but the multiple organ damage does look quite different from most other cases, particularly with respiratory viruses.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Nov 20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,024
Posted By Mickie
Yes you are right sorry, and I particularly...

Yes you are right sorry, and I particularly wasnít referring to your post. As you say very severe after effects (and a whole range of other levels) happen with many virus, and as Sue and others say...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Nov 20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 17,545
Posted By Mickie
Iím so sorry to read this. Just want to add that...

Iím so sorry to read this. Just want to add that my thoughts are with you and your family at this terrible time
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Nov 20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,024
Posted By Mickie
I genuinely donít know how to respond to some of...

I genuinely donít know how to respond to some of the replies youíve had here. Iím quite taken aback with the lack of empathy and ďdismissivenessĒ.

A lot of people must know the tens of thousands...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Nov 20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Mickie
I bit the bullet a couple of days ago on the...

I bit the bullet a couple of days ago on the flights. Think it was the day the vaccine was announced and prices went up a little. BA seem to have been pretty good at extending things throughout this.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Nov 20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Mickie
No I know that currently, but I expect that if we...

No I know that currently, but I expect that if we still couldnít travel by then that BA would extend the voucher scheme. If not then £300 is less than a lot of insurance excesses as they tend to be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Nov 20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Mickie
Thank you seems to be the best terms I have found...

Thank you seems to be the best terms I have found and covers tickets when bought as part of a package. I know some companies are offering ďinsuranceĒ on their tickets but then you need to check out...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Nov 20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Mickie
Disney UK Flexibility/Ammendment/Cancellation terms

Does anyone know what these currently are. Iíve been looking into tentatively booking something for next October, but obviously want to be as flexible as possible. Am happy to book a BA fly drive as...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Nov 20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,503
Posted By Mickie
Almost no one, if not no one is calling for...

Almost no one, if not no one is calling for another National Lockdown. The current measures might be particularly strict but they are well short of lockdown hence the Government refers to them as New...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Nov 20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,503
Posted By Mickie
It does say in the image you posted for that...

It does say in the image you posted for that these are recommendations for pandemic influenza, and from 2019 before anyone had heard of SARS 2. I think most countries have already established that...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Nov 20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,503
Posted By Mickie
I donít think WHO said any such thing, and...

I donít think WHO said any such thing, and certainly not before the pandemic. What I can find was said was said in October.

ďA proportional and targeted response is the way forward. Measures or...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Nov 20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 116,428
Posted By Mickie
Oh dear. Iím going to guess a fair proportion of...

Oh dear. Iím going to guess a fair proportion of those will account for the apparent ďflatnessĒ in new cases the last few days. Either way though not good news.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Nov 20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Mickie
Also just booked our flights and car through BA...

Also just booked our flights and car through BA for October half term. Fly out on the early Gatwick to MCO, come back via Tampa. Prices were just starting to tick up from a very low point and I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Nov 20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,724
Posted By Mickie
Iím wondering the exact same thing right now. I...

Iím wondering the exact same thing right now. I think it depends on two things easy of getting there and price. Gatwick is about 45 mins drive for me Heathrow about an hour. Gatwick is easier though...
Forum: Tickets 8 Nov 20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mickie
Thanks Iíve never been so interested in...

Thanks Iíve never been so interested in cancellation policies before!
Forum: Tickets 7 Nov 20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,435
Posted By Mickie
Not offering any Disney tickets for me to add...

Not offering any Disney tickets for me to add when I do a dummy booking for next October :(
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Nov 20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,630
Posted By Mickie
I canít. I either get an error or get experiences...

I canít. I either get an error or get experiences but no Disney experiences. I can add them to the room if I get a trial Disney room but they are about £200 more expensive (for 2A 1C) than Disney...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Nov 20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,127
Posted By Mickie
I think they need to cancel your flights before...

I think they need to cancel your flights before they offere a refund, otherwise itís your ďchoiceĒ so they donít have to offer one. However you may want to hold on as theyíve made similar offers...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Nov 20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 116,428
Posted By Mickie
This was published in early October but only goes...

This was published in early October but only goes up to the end of August but is the best comparison and shows previous years
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Nov 20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 116,428
Posted By Mickie
Think the ONS will have a pretty accurate answer...

Think the ONS will have a pretty accurate answer to that, but obviously accurate data takes time Last I saw Covid had killed more than flu in any year since... well canít remember when-most years.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Nov 20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 116,428
Posted By Mickie
Yup going to use this data to stop Mrs Mickie...

Yup going to use this data to stop Mrs Mickie going on at me all the time! :grin:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Nov 20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 36,864
Posted By Mickie
I think thatís a perfectly valid reason to have...

I think thatís a perfectly valid reason to have additional concerns. I think even with the flu vaccine they advise you not to have it it even if you just have contact with someone who might be immuno...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Nov 20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 36,864
Posted By Mickie
Not sure why. I should think every medicine...

Not sure why. I should think every medicine youíve ever taken has been tested on others first. I think thatís what phase 2 and phase 3 trials are all about.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Oct 20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 46,686
Posted By Mickie
Yes they could have but the vast majority didnít...

Yes they could have but the vast majority didnít and when you wait for the more reliable ONS statistics which are based on what people actually died then I think you can add nearly another 20,000 to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Oct 20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,104
Posted By Mickie
Some tweets from Robert Peston Iíve seen in the...

Some tweets from Robert Peston Iíve seen in the Guardian suggest this will come into force midnight Thursday, so youíll have time!

Also says regulations published Tuesday and a vote in House of...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Oct 20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By Mickie
Think we all need to get back to trying to be a...

Think we all need to get back to trying to be a bit more balanced and definitely trying to support each other, particularly on here-we are all Dibbers!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Oct 20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,773
Posted By Mickie
I think there were polls and surveys and you can...

I think there were polls and surveys and you can see the Cummings effect on compliance. I see according to latest newspaper reports he then tried to cover it up and lied to the very scant...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Oct 20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,773
Posted By Mickie
Iím sure having to get home following a lockdown...

Iím sure having to get home following a lockdown announcement would count as a good reason for travelling
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Oct 20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By Mickie
I think this sums it up really well Prof Sir...

I think this sums it up really well

Prof Sir Simon Wessely, the director of Kingís College Londonís health protection research unit in emergency preparedness and response, says there is no right...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Oct 20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 116,428
Posted By Mickie
Just trying to find a little bit of positivity-...

Just trying to find a little bit of positivity- without in any way suggesting things arenít bad. Fully expect here in Greater London weíll be heading into tier 3 and above soon
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Oct 20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 116,428
Posted By Mickie
I know itís far too early to tell but there are...

I know itís far too early to tell but there are some signs these numbers could be levelling off. At least for three days they havenít been increasing exponentially.
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