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Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 657
Posted By mick
Both our NHS apps show the full details of the...

Both our NHS apps show the full details of the vax. Type dates and strength etc.

View your GP record, Continue, Medicines, acute short term medicines. Haven't spoken to our GP about the app at...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By mick
PS You should always be wary of booking through a...

PS You should always be wary of booking through a USA site as it will be highly likely that they will include no insurance. USA drivers usually have hire car insurance included in their basic driving...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By mick
Personally wouldn't touch them with a 20' barge...

Personally wouldn't touch them with a 20' barge pole.

Absolutely no insurance included unless you add it separately after booking - at what cost. :mad:
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By mick
Having read maybe 90% of ESTA threads on here...

Having read maybe 90% of ESTA threads on here since they were made compulsory in Jan 2009 I've lost count of the number of posts from Dibbers who have been asked to produce a print out of their ESTA...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By mick
We always just print the single summary approval...

We always just print the single summary approval page and do it straight away while we are still on line. However this extract from the official ESTA site suggests that you can retrieve it and print...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 May 21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By mick
I can't really add anything to the previous good...

I can't really add anything to the previous good replies.

Our Florida holidays are totally different to most Dibbers. Haven't been to a park since 2010 and love to explore the other 65,700 square...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 May 21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By mick
I know that Mr Morrow will agree but please make...

I know that Mr Morrow will agree but please make sure that you get quotes from reputable UK brokers as it will usually ensure that you get the insurances that I mentioned earlier. Don't use a USA...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 May 21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By mick
A bit like the Tui "free car" posts which I've...

A bit like the Tui "free car" posts which I've responded to a few times over the years. Often cheaper to ditch the free car than pay the extortionate fee to get the proper insurance

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 May 21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By mick
So you can't just book a flight and a hotel...

So you can't just book a flight and a hotel through Virgin Holidays? I thought loads of Dibbers didn't hire a car as they used Uber and shuttle buses? :confused2

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 May 21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By mick
We rarely use satnav over there unless we're...

We rarely use satnav over there unless we're going off the beaten track and for these occasional trips Joan has "Here we go" on her mobile. It's free and if you download the Florida maps over here it...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 May 21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By mick
On your Validation Certificate on left half way...

On your Validation Certificate on left half way down under the Cover heading ours says "Policy Type: Annual Multi Trip Comprehensive"

It did in June last year anyway :grin:

Mick
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 9 May 21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,709
Posted By mick
Thanks for taking the time to do your trippie I...

Thanks for taking the time to do your trippie I have really enjoyed reading along :spin
Hope your west coast trip goes ahead

Joan :wave:
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 May 21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,722
Posted By mick
Car hire brokers from God's own county never...

Car hire brokers from God's own county never sleep bonny lass. :grin:

On a serious note. How many car brokers have actually emailed customers asking if they'd like to cancel and get a refund? None...
Forum: General Chat 6 May 21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 80,675
Posted By mick
So nice to hear how she is coming along:spin:...

So nice to hear how she is coming along:spin: such a pretty little girl


Joan :wave:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 May 21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By mick
An ESTA lasts for 2 years from approval unless...

An ESTA lasts for 2 years from approval unless you get a new passport. It doesn't matter when you fly. Nothing to change.

Mick
Forum: General Chat 5 May 21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By mick
It seems to have been nationwide. :( Just...

It seems to have been nationwide. :(

Just finished cutting the lawn in Rugby at lunchtime and it started to snow, then hail, then sleet, then torrential rain all inside 15 minutes. Clear blue...
Forum: Positivity Forum 5 May 21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By mick
I just finished cutting the lawn at lunchtime...

I just finished cutting the lawn at lunchtime today and it started to snow then hail then sleet then torrential rain - in Warwickshire :(

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 May 21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By mick
We've used Staysure for years mainly because of...

We've used Staysure for years mainly because of our PEMCs. I assume it's clear that the cancellation cover is per person not the whole party? Our cancellation cover is 5,000 per person with them.
...
Forum: General Chat 4 May 21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,787
Posted By mick
Crust Yorkshire:spin:

Crust
Yorkshire:spin:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 May 21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By mick
It's probably closer to SOH than WDW ;)

It's probably closer to SOH than WDW ;)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 May 21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By mick
Handy for Sydney Opera House I think :grin:

Handy for Sydney Opera House I think :grin:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 May 21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,100
Posted By mick
Not really inside information but Tui seem to be...

Not really inside information but Tui seem to be flying from MAN next May (prices are up now). They are of course flying into Melbourne then if you fancy an 80 mile drive to the WDW area.

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 May 21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By mick
Some interesting reading in this thread :grin: ...

Some interesting reading in this thread :grin:

https://DIBB.in/14945473

If arranging a Florida holiday was a one day event?

Breakfast do ESTAs, lunchtime book holiday, evening meal do travel...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 May 21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,462
Posted By mick
We've had "live" ESTAs since they were introduced...

We've had "live" ESTAs since they were introduced - you never know when a Premium Bond win forces us to go next week (well historically anyway ;) ). So maybe 6 or 7 each at least and up until last...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 May 21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,462
Posted By mick
Sadly I've read on here over the past 12+ years -...

Sadly I've read on here over the past 12+ years - "I've had an ESTA before and I've never been refused so I'll do it on the way to the airport. If I do it today for next week's holiday I'll get a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 May 21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,462
Posted By mick
Having read maybe 90% of ESTA threads since they...

Having read maybe 90% of ESTA threads since they were made compulsory in Jan 2009 I'd say the consensus of the majority of DIBB opinions is to do them 6 months out and/or before you commit any...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 May 21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By mick
I can only answer one question. We've had a...

I can only answer one question.

We've had a traditional turkey Thanksgiving dinner at Bob Evans in 2017, 2018 and 2109. What happened to 2020? We are however confident of repeating the experience...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 May 21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By mick
You're very welcome. :grin: Never stayed in...

You're very welcome. :grin:

Never stayed in a WDW hotel and haven't been to a park properly since 2010 and I know very little about those topics so it's great to start posting in the car forum...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 May 21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By mick
Thank you for taking the time to do your trippie...

Thank you for taking the time to do your trippie I have really enjoyed reading along


Joan x
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 May 21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By mick
Good day :spin: Joan :wave:

Good day :spin:

Joan :wave:
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 May 21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By mick
Nice looking evening meal :spin: Joan :wave:

Nice looking evening meal :spin:

Joan :wave:
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 May 21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By mick
PS I'm guessing that you may have got lost...

PS

I'm guessing that you may have got lost in Celebration town by turning left and going via Celebration Place. I'd suggest staying on Celebration Avenue as the blue route.
...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 May 21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By mick
I guess that you haven't booked flights yet but...

I guess that you haven't booked flights yet but do you intend flying into MCO?

If so I would suggest picking up the car from garage B. It's the nearest to APM 4 on side B where both VS and BA...
Forum: Positivity Forum 2 May 21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By mick
Hi T Glad to see you're getting about now...

Hi T

Glad to see you're getting about now and it looks a lovely day.

We have partial sun in Rugby but probably 10 deg C cooler.

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 May 21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By mick
We've been maybe 15 times in November and early...

We've been maybe 15 times in November and early in the month you can expect the following AVERAGES. Daytime highs between 77 and 80, overnight lows of between 60 and 64. That's "old money" of course...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 Apr 21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By mick
Sorry G66 but can't help really as we're normally...

Sorry G66 but can't help really as we're normally Alamo people. Only done Avis once when a BA fly-drive price was too good to miss. That was back in Nov 2017 and we collected from garage B and, as...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 Apr 21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By mick
Left arm full of two doses of Pfizer now :grin:

Left arm full of two doses of Pfizer now :grin:
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 Apr 21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By mick
Sorry Sophie I deleted my reply as I noticed...

Sorry Sophie

I deleted my reply as I noticed that it was Virgin Holidays and you may have to go to their desk on A side first so I've left it to Tom :grin:

Mick
Forum: Beyond the Parks 29 Apr 21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,518
Posted By mick
Donna Been to Winter Park a number of times...

Donna

Been to Winter Park a number of times but seriously researching using Sunrail next time we go.

A pleasant 55 minute ride from Poinciana (nearest to Highgate) and only $5.50 for two senior...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 29 Apr 21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,709
Posted By mick
Looking forward to reading along :spin: love a...

Looking forward to reading along :spin: love a trippie


Joan :wave:
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