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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By stupet11
Mobile Starling is fab, app and CS is really good. I use...

Starling is fab, app and CS is really good. I use cr card though for security benefits. Note, always take some cash... tipping a luggage attendant, or at some hotels laundry only takes cash for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Experimented with 2 currency card this year, a...

Experimented with 2 currency card this year, a lot of pfaffing around. Overspend on one by couple of dollars...not sure how that works! Only got ithem as a Groupon offer so got 50 for 35.

Cr...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Jul 19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 510
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Yeah, we always manage...this year doing 7...

Yeah, we always manage...this year doing 7 hotels, so would have preferred bigger. We have soft cases so could get 3large in boot, doubt you could hard cases.Large Suv is way to go if in doubt.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Jul 19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 510
Posted By stupet11
Miami last Tuesday, went to garage, types of car...

Miami last Tuesday, went to garage, types of car in row listed overhead sign, full size was very limited VW, Kia, Toyota Ford... I took the Nissan as had leather seats, Texas plate done 24k, our 3...
Forum: Accommodation 14 Jul 19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 313
Posted By stupet11
Mobile We usually stay at the cheapest Holiday Inn as...

We usually stay at the cheapest Holiday Inn as close as possible to the airport. I don't want to drive much at all after a long flight. We did get a shuttle to hotel one year and collect car next...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jul 19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 19,860
Posted By stupet11
Mobile He's prob not far wrong...Epcot opened in 1982...

He's prob not far wrong...Epcot opened in 1982... ;-)
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Jul 19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Yep my son had 7 days left after our return date...

Yep my son had 7 days left after our return date. Arrived at JFK, then flew down to MCO few days later. No probs at all...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Jul 19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Picked up Tuesday, I have 80p pending. First time...

Picked up Tuesday, I have 80p pending. First time used them.
Forum: General Chat 8 Jul 19, 10:09 AM
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Views: 29,924
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Traveling

Traveling
Forum: General Chat 7 Jul 19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,243
Posted By stupet11
Dad, in his 70's, said he couldn't stand the...

Dad, in his 70's, said he couldn't stand the loneliness - even after a day with friends or family - going back to his (their old) home at night and shutting the door, he couldn't do it, and after...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Jul 19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By stupet11
Inbound. Seems a bit of a waste, as has been...

Inbound.

Seems a bit of a waste, as has been said, if you are going to be a sleep for part of the journey, but the outbound never have a problem however uncomfortable I am as excitement gets me...
Forum: General Chat 7 Jul 19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,243
Posted By stupet11
In exactly the same situation. Feels like...

In exactly the same situation.

Feels like you have lost a mum and dad doesn't it? Only one thing wrong with my dads new partner. She's not my mum!

Used to play golf and go to football with my...
Forum: Accommodation 6 Jul 19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Yeah depends how you use your room / how many in...

Yeah depends how you use your room / how many in there. We stayed as a 5 in OKW for 2 weeks, making use of kitchen area and spending time in room...defo needed cleaning reg. 3 of us at POR last year...
Forum: Accommodation 6 Jul 19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By stupet11
Coz it's more like 100 over 2 week stay. OP...

Coz it's more like 100 over 2 week stay.

OP is a oslo traveller too, only staying 1 week, are they going to need daily cleaning? i.e. in POR would only be using 1 bed, 1 sink! I'd take 60-70...
Forum: Itineraries 5 Jul 19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By stupet11
I would save Disney water parks till second week,...

I would save Disney water parks till second week, as free parking and no fast passes there - as you say maximise Disney days onsite.

First few days when waking early due to time diff, I'd go to...
Forum: Accommodation 5 Jul 19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By stupet11
I am sure the bins had bin liners! If not - use...

I am sure the bins had bin liners! If not - use your Walmart shopping bags (we did that as 3 of us in a room).
Forum: Accommodation 5 Jul 19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By stupet11
Yes, tell them at check in, they email you a gift...

Yes, tell them at check in, they email you a gift card, with bar code on - we used when we check out to pay bill (our meal tips mostly!). I think it's $10 dollars a night.

You call them and they...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 5 Jul 19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By stupet11
Sounds a good trip! I look forward to reading...

Sounds a good trip! I look forward to reading about your latest adventures.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Jul 19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,615
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Tips for people thinking of going: if food not...

Tips for people thinking of going: if food not cooked how you like you can request it to be done differently...and if they try take your plates you can tell them you haven't finished and tell them...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Jul 19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,615
Posted By stupet11
Mobile We have always asked if we wanted something...

We have always asked if we wanted something different, more of something, found them very accommodating... my veggie son loved it!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Jul 19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,615
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Done 6 times, twice OOP. Always excellent...

Done 6 times, twice OOP. Always excellent experience, easy to control them and not be rushed.

I don't think anywhere isn't overpriced in Disney and the food isn't world class...altho the desert is...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 25 Jun 19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By stupet11
We did Escape Game Orlando - just along from the...

We did Escape Game Orlando - just along from the Orlando Eye.

Good fun. They give you a clue if you need one - think you are allowed so many clues or maybe lose time each time you have...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 25 Jun 19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By stupet11
I used this page to get idea of costs - be...

I used this page to get idea of costs - be interesting if its accurate:

https://www.uber.com/gb/en/price-estimate/

Saying Universal $9.60, Disocvery Cove $7.75, MK $17.89
Forum: General Chat 25 Jun 19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,188
Posted By stupet11
I was there Saturday for Billy Joel. We we in the...

I was there Saturday for Billy Joel. We we in the cheap seats.

Bottled water inside stadium is 2.70. You don't even get the lid! Bars near entrances seemed crowded go to next one empty.

On...
Forum: General Trip Planning 24 Jun 19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By stupet11
We have 14 nights, going soon! Land in...

We have 14 nights, going soon!

Land in Miami, Hilton Hotel opposite Dolphin Mall for food and shopping.

Off to Keys, 2 nights at Marathon Holiday Inn. On way there plan to stop off at Pennekamp...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 21 Jun 19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By stupet11
Ibuprofen gel. Don't think you can take with...

Ibuprofen gel.

Don't think you can take with tablets!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Jun 19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By stupet11
Worth noting, Sat Navs can take a while to pick...

Worth noting, Sat Navs can take a while to pick up satellites and work (MCO garage seems to be a nightmare!) so worth checking your route on google maps so you have rough idea where to head for.

I...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Jun 19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,392
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Thinking of going May or Sep next year...what was...

Thinking of going May or Sep next year...what was the Virgin deal please?
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Jun 19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,347
Posted By stupet11
Yeah - but two light eating ladies! One greedy...

Yeah - but two light eating ladies! One greedy bloke...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Jun 19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,347
Posted By stupet11
With 3 people would we need 2 vouchers for...

With 3 people would we need 2 vouchers for dinner? I know depends what we order...!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Jun 19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,617
Posted By stupet11
used miles. 425 was taxes. Kids would have been...

used miles. 425 was taxes. Kids would have been over 12, so I think adult tax paid.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Jun 19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,617
Posted By stupet11
We paid 425pp for our PE flights booked separate...

We paid 425pp for our PE flights booked separate (LGW-MCO and MIA to LHR) in August.

I don't think that's a lot more than a return PE taxes? We could have got similar priced flights with other...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Jun 19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,617
Posted By stupet11
Yep - I used the app daily to check as quicker to...

Yep - I used the app daily to check as quicker to change airports etc. Several times a day!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Jun 19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,617
Posted By stupet11
Yes - I booked the first part as soon as it same...

Yes - I booked the first part as soon as it same available and the second like wise.

Did that last time to - LGW to MCO on day it came out, and could only get MIA to LHR back - booked soon as...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Jun 19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,617
Posted By stupet11
We have got flights 3 times using air miles so...

We have got flights 3 times using air miles so far (family of 5) in school hols.

Found need to be a little flexible with dates ,but also with airport you want to fly into / from and class.

We...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Jun 19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By stupet11
We took on our first trip, but after that we...

We took on our first trip, but after that we bought a pack of water (24 x 500ml bottles or similar) from Walmart, and too either chilled or frozen water into parks each day and refilled from...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Jun 19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By stupet11
Mobile Yes, but sea venture killed my underwater camera!...

Yes, but sea venture killed my underwater camera! Dunno if it was the depth?
Forum: Shopping in Florida 17 Jun 19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By stupet11
Lol - of course!

Lol - of course!
Forum: Shopping in Florida 17 Jun 19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By stupet11
I did fear that might be your motive really...! ...

I did fear that might be your motive really...!

I pity your credit card ;-)

Mine is still in rehab after we wen't to get suncream last year...make sure you get XL Uber...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jun 19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By stupet11
I'd be asking for a replacement or loan until...

I'd be asking for a replacement or loan until they find it / repair it and get it back to you.

I guess their T&C's don't say how long - I found them always to be a pain in the butt to deal with...
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