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Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By stupet11
Was our first cruise in 2019, with RCI, 3 nts...

Was our first cruise in 2019, with RCI, 3 nts Bahama Perfect Day.

We used their multi storey car park which is on the docks right next the ship - for our first time, worth paying the extra (and...
Forum: General Chat 10 May 21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By stupet11
Ah thanks, will try a diff hdmi cable. Lot...

Ah thanks, will try a diff hdmi cable.

Lot of love for Hisense though...prob be my plan B, seems good for a second tv
Forum: General Chat 10 May 21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By stupet11
New TV for bedroom

Looking for up to 40 inch tv for bedroom.

Doesn't need to be all singing and dancing - our lounge tv is 42 inch Panasonic Viera - oldy but good plasma. A bit bulky to move to bedroom.

Currently...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 May 21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 131,872
Posted By stupet11
I am thinking the cost of tests is going to be...

I am thinking the cost of tests is going to be less than the price increase of flights if we move to 2020?

Out kinds Dibb villa owner is happy for us to delay our final payment, so we prob ok to...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 May 21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By stupet11
Love DC. Done pretty much every year we have...

Love DC. Done pretty much every year we have been, about 10 times.

Best deals have been varied, just check out the usual agencies and also direct with DC. Sometimes a pass including SW and AQ too...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 May 21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By stupet11
I had to have my first jab a hospital, allergy...

I had to have my first jab a hospital, allergy clinic, with dr and enthusiast present - they booked me in for my 2nd jab in 5 weeks time, so can't believe they would do that if its not going to be...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By stupet11
It's not your choice, well you can choose not to...

It's not your choice, well you can choose not to have it, but you can't insist they give it if they refuse on medical grounds.

I was supposed to have mine over 2 months ago, and they refused due...
Forum: General Chat 4 May 21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By stupet11
Same - laptops and ipads - exceptional service,...

Same - laptops and ipads - exceptional service, durability in our experience over 10+ years. Stress free - can't believe the hassle I had with laptops over the years...well worht the extra IMO
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 Apr 21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By stupet11
Yep, code works - booked for LHR Meet and Greet...

Yep, code works - booked for LHR Meet and Greet 15 nights for 85 this August.

(used twice before, faultless service)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Apr 21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,269
Posted By stupet11
I agree - it is very depressing. But it is true. ...

I agree - it is very depressing. But it is true.

but someone is that 1 in a million - it's someones mum, dad, son, daughter...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Apr 21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,269
Posted By stupet11
You have to make your own decision in this. ...

You have to make your own decision in this.

I am still waiting my first vaccine (over 50). being batted back and forth between GP, vaccine centres, hospital and allergy clinic.

No one wants to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Apr 21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By stupet11
It was out first cruise, so to take the stress...

It was out first cruise, so to take the stress out of it we parked at the multi story at the dock - was so smooth. We read you can save money by parking away from docks and getting a bus - even...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Apr 21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By stupet11
Yes - out last holiday in 2019. We landed in...

Yes - out last holiday in 2019.

We landed in Miami (mainly because cheaper, BA Fly drive), stayed at Hilton Gardens opposite Dolphin Mall, then drove down to the Keys the next day for 2 nights -...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Apr 21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By stupet11
We booked one on Bath Road, expect will park...

We booked one on Bath Road, expect will park there and do meet and greet next day.

It was 35 per room, and 10 pp breakfast (kids free).

Fully refundable up to 28 days before.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Apr 21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,881
Posted By stupet11
Yes, exactly, is a personal decision. I...

Yes, exactly, is a personal decision.

I guess we try and justify our choices sometimes on here...but just do what's right for you. That's all that matters.

For me, a 50% Disney Holiday (and I...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Apr 21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,336
Posted By stupet11
I agree - and it's the same argument for me when...

I agree - and it's the same argument for me when you land and have to drive - that first drive is very difficulty with tiredness strange car, everything on other side etc, and can be early hours of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Apr 21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,881
Posted By stupet11
No decision to be made for out Aug holiday until...

No decision to be made for out Aug holiday until 17th May, when we know where we can travel to and the conditions. Then first of our final valances due mid June, so that's our time line to call it.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Apr 21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,925
Posted By stupet11
Yes, we play the has he , hasn't he game. ...

Yes, we play the has he , hasn't he game.

No one wins...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Apr 21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,925
Posted By stupet11
Are we due an update of the travel taskforce (not...

Are we due an update of the travel taskforce (not actual details until May, but I thought there was an update in May on the work, from my fatigued memory!).

Find out later I guess.

People will...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 20 Apr 21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By stupet11
Yes, DC is good value when combined with the...

Yes, DC is good value when combined with the other parks - always check the swim ticket as that sometimes oddly works out cheaper (you don't have to do it!).

I recommended doing it not to close...
Forum: Accommodation 20 Apr 21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,336
Posted By stupet11
Oh of course: re lounges - it's been a while...

Oh of course: re lounges - it's been a while since I was anywhere near an airport!

I think we'd find somewhere for bfast and a wash still, with flights usually landing around rush hour time.
...
Forum: Accommodation 20 Apr 21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,336
Posted By stupet11
We are 3.5 / 4 hrs away from LGW / LHR. Tried all...

We are 3.5 / 4 hrs away from LGW / LHR. Tried all sorts - driving is the most convenient with a stop or two for strong coffee and fresh air (while the rest of the car sleeps!).

Train was good -...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Apr 21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,636
Posted By stupet11
Bad wind?

Bad wind?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Apr 21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,636
Posted By stupet11
Yes, putting your hands near face too often in a...

Yes, putting your hands near face too often in a pandemic isn't a great idea!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Apr 21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,636
Posted By stupet11
Yes - makes me laugh - must forget they have it...

Yes - makes me laugh - must forget they have it on - or protecting from themselves - we are our own worst enemy!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Apr 21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,636
Posted By stupet11
Something that probably won't go away completely...

Something that probably won't go away completely.

Maybe it's easier - so people don't forget, or have forgot they are wearing it still, maybe people feel comfortable, which should be respected...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 14 Apr 21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By stupet11
Yes been twice, 4/5 years ago. It's like the...

Yes been twice, 4/5 years ago.

It's like the Orlando Premium Outlets, but indoors, bigger with more shops and much easier to get lost in! There was a Super Target there, so that was handy, and I...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Apr 21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By stupet11
Yes - I have used Stirling Banks debit card in...

Yes - I have used Stirling Banks debit card in US.

It's not my main account, but I had funds in there, and no fees for spends withdrawals overseas (although some ATM's do charge).
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Apr 21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,133
Posted By stupet11
Thanks - that gives me an idea of what to aim for...

Thanks - that gives me an idea of what to aim for - maybe I pressed a wrong button! I'd take 200 if it's an annual policy.

Maybe it's coz we'll all be adults...18, 21,23, 49, 50...

Done new...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Apr 21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,133
Posted By stupet11
We have Nationwide (with the bank account) - I...

We have Nationwide (with the bank account) - I think they cover everything except covid - that's how I read it, might be wrong.

When I looked at Staysure, it was 500 for the 5 of us (no...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Apr 21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,578
Posted By stupet11
I have to link Caribbean Beach Club to My Disney...

I have to link Caribbean Beach Club to My Disney App - I think as it's booked with BA will need to phone them up.
Need to change some park days around now we are staying partly onsite - make use of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Apr 21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By stupet11
Yep, done with BA last year and this (twice!). ...

Yep, done with BA last year and this (twice!).

Have done on phone and on chat, after booking fly drive on line, covered by original deposit.
Forum: Accommodation 1 Apr 21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By stupet11
Thanks - thats useful to know.

Thanks - thats useful to know.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 1 Apr 21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 904
Posted By stupet11
We have only done one cruise, but worth...

We have only done one cruise, but worth mentioning as worked out really well for a first timers, and have hears others recommend this particular one.

We just did 3 nights, as not sure about a lot...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Mar 21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By stupet11
Mine same. Castle Mall for first tomorrow, then...

Mine same. Castle Mall for first tomorrow, then North Walsham for 2nd in June. Will check nearer time if can change to closer, but take what you can get.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Mar 21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 131,872
Posted By stupet11
Cancelled our 5 nights at Royal Oaks. And...

Cancelled our 5 nights at Royal Oaks.

And booked Caribbean Beach Resort instead!

That might take my mid of the jab on Tuesday.

All under same deposit we paid for our BA fly drive.
...
Forum: General Chat 14 Mar 21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,379
Posted By stupet11
With live 3 miles outside Norwich, as suberbs...

With live 3 miles outside Norwich, as suberbs stop and countryside starts, perfect for us, 20 mins to coast, and so much choice, from Southwould (ok, across the boarder, but let them off for the...
Forum: Accommodation 9 Mar 21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By stupet11
I called BA and added a hotel to our fly drive...

I called BA and added a hotel to our fly drive booking, just 5 nights, as we have a Dibb villa for other 9 nights.

Nothing to pay, the original desosit for fly drive covered it. Also we changed...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 9 Mar 21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,644
Posted By stupet11
When you go to book you get this message on their...

When you go to book you get this message on their website:

Disney Dining Plans Update
At this time, Disney Dining Plans are currently unavailable and cannot be added to reservations. To ensure...
Forum: General Chat 7 Mar 21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By stupet11
Broadland is much nicer than the showground,...

Broadland is much nicer than the showground, Brewers Fair, another chain restaurant and Costa next to it.

20 mins from coast, 10 mins from city, buses are regular to city.

If you travel in on...
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