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Forum: General Chat Today, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,303
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Terrible. Poor dog. If you ever see a dog in a...

Terrible. Poor dog.
If you ever see a dog in a Tesla though don't worry and don't snash window, it has dog mode and keeps the car cool (big picture on screen). On a forum I'm on someone had his...
Forum: General Chat Today, 09:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,477
Posted By YorkshireT
What you earn is very relevant in my view as we...

What you earn is very relevant in my view as we keep being told the reason for tipping is because they aren't earning much.
As I said, I had an ex Disney employee telling me the servers had the best...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 09:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,946
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Agree, poor workmanship on those shingles. I bet...

Agree, poor workmanship on those shingles. I bet Disney don't do anything about it either. Manager should be going around and checking with an eye for detail. Or maybe contract you Tom to do it for...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Today, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By YorkshireT
I had standard SUV with Alamo at Sanford 2 weeks...

I had standard SUV with Alamo at Sanford 2 weeks ago. Upon arrival one sad looking Hyundai only to chose from. I got given a fully loaded VW Atlas with every gadget including self steering and...
Forum: Latest Today, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,634
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile They reused the pavilion as an entrance, and...

They reused the pavilion as an entrance, and bolted on the most ginormous building on the back to hold the coaster. When I was at Aventura hotel from that distance you can see the epcot ball and the...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 04:11 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,946
Posted By YorkshireT
Fortunately they have brought forward returbs,...

Fortunately they have brought forward returbs, they were too long. I have refused to stay at SSR due to the rooms being so bad, as I've said on here, until it's done. It was worse than OKW when I...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 09:30 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,946
Posted By YorkshireT
Sounds to me theyve decided to get it done in...

Sounds to me theyve decided to get it done in double quick time. They were originally saying three years, but if they carry on at this rate it sounds more like 18 months tops. Maybe BB need the...
Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By YorkshireT
London has Fallen must be one of the worst films...

London has Fallen must be one of the worst films ever made. I was laughing out loud it's so preposterous.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By YorkshireT
I suspect it would sell like hotcakes, even...

I suspect it would sell like hotcakes, even though it would be pricey. There's apparently a couple in existence.
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile One beds at OKW are often a bargain anyway on UK...

One beds at OKW are often a bargain anyway on UK deals at about 25% more than the studios despite being twice the points.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,477
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Low wages is something of a fallacy. Florida...

Low wages is something of a fallacy.

Florida has a minimum wage which is v similar to our under 21 one, and the employer must make up the wage to that.

Now, neither I nor do I think anyone else...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,477
Posted By YorkshireT
There's a Reddit Q and A where a response to a...

There's a Reddit Q and A where a response to a Disney server Q and A is from a US emergency room doctor who points out they are getting 2x his pay.
I had it from the horses mouth last month- ex...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,477
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile The article is clickbait. For a start you are not...

The article is clickbait. For a start you are not expected to tip in Spain, nevermind nearly 20% on average.
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile As above, use Davids DVC rental to get it.

As above, use Davids DVC rental to get it.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By YorkshireT
Lighthouse Point- bit of fun.

Total speculation by me for fun, having heard about the surveys for international DVC recently.

Disney has recently bought a second DCL island (it's really a peninsular on a larger Bahamian...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Yes and yes. It's brilliant at the DCC. Ring up...

Yes and yes. It's brilliant at the DCC. Ring up the day before and they pick you up in a mini van. Drop off at the airport no problem, no extra charge. Alternatively if you are at Disney on property...
Forum: Latest Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,763
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I've just seen insider info (supposedly but I'm...

I've just seen insider info (supposedly but I'm just the messenger so don't blame me if wrong) that a post parks announcement on Sunday will 'send the fans into meltdown or words to that effect...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,290
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I see the logic Hal, someone on another forum...

I see the logic Hal, someone on another forum said that they thought you could - I haven't seen anything from anyone who has actually tried it. I am expecting you will be correct but I'll give it a...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,290
Posted By YorkshireT
We may be going back to WDW in summer after our...

We may be going back to WDW in summer after our Xmas trip. Im hoping I can use my 14 day ultimates at WDW over Xmas then on the last day upgrade to a DVC Gold Pass next summer, no one on any online...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By YorkshireT
I was going to go here, but having seen those...

I was going to go here, but having seen those photos of flattened chicken not so sure now. Yet another overhyped Disney dining experience? Id read a lot of good reports about this, so didnt expect...
Forum: Latest Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,763
Posted By YorkshireT
This is much more interesting, hope link works...

This is much more interesting, hope link works https://mobile.twitter.com/i/web/status/1164726724631728129

Epcot posters, with 2 to be revealed. Shows the new Moana walk through water attraction...
Forum: Latest Yesterday, 06:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,763
Posted By YorkshireT
This has gone down very badly, someone in...

This has gone down very badly, someone in marketing needs to get fired. It also was no secret, this documentary I read about weeks ago. Is Disney really that desperate they have to resort to this?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Aug 19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 761
Posted By YorkshireT
Just signed up now Mick thanks. It says you...

Just signed up now Mick thanks.

It says you have to opt out of the car hire toll system on the T&Cs- but with Alamo I do not think you can do this- do you actually have to do that do you know or...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Aug 19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 761
Posted By YorkshireT
For some reason I still get nervous just driving...

For some reason I still get nervous just driving through in the Sunpass lane in the Alamo car- the signs saying 'Enforcement $100 fine' 'Sunpass Only' etc. First time I went though by accident I...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 22 Aug 19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I've always done waitlist online.

I've always done waitlist online.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Aug 19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,784
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile TC are pretty good, apart from the dire food back...

TC are pretty good, apart from the dire food back from US. Conversely they have the best food going out of any airline (the James Martin).
Flew Tui Dreamliner from Doncaster this year - that's now...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 22 Aug 19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Sounds like it's down today- how long has it...

Sounds like it's down today- how long has it being happening? Websites always messing up. When I tried to book my last trip it refused to let me as Riviera was not open for time of booking (I wasn't...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 22 Aug 19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,946
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Balfour Beatty doing it according to permits I...

Balfour Beatty doing it according to permits I think. No surprise given they did Pandora, Grand Destino Tower and are doing Reflections. Nice to see a UK headquartered company as WDWs contractor.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 21 Aug 19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Wow, I'd almost forgot about this place its...

Wow, I'd almost forgot about this place its mentioned so little now. I'll be very interested to see your views on it Tom when you've tried it.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Aug 19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,607
Posted By YorkshireT
If you buy a Rolls, you don't get priority on the...

If you buy a Rolls, you don't get priority on the road.
If you book a suite at a hotel, that has zero impact on the person in the standard room.
If you buy premium economy you are paying for more...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Aug 19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,607
Posted By YorkshireT
I stayed in Aventura at first so got early entry...

I stayed in Aventura at first so got early entry but no Express Pass, then Hard Rock so got Express Pass.
I enjoyed it very much, but it isn't a Disney was my view.
Universal Studios- absolutely no...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 21 Aug 19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 953
Posted By YorkshireT
Personal opinion but Id do the Royal one to the...

Personal opinion but Id do the Royal one to the new Coco Cay. Its a lot better island than the Disney one, it will probably save you $1000+ and thats after youve bought the family drinks packages...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 21 Aug 19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Naples is our favourite, but closer to Orlando I...

Naples is our favourite, but closer to Orlando I prefer the Indian Shores area to Clearwater itself. Stayed in a cracking 2 bed condo this year there for 130 a night.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 21 Aug 19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,946
Posted By YorkshireT
Great work Tom. Edit- did the studio look to...

Great work Tom.

Edit- did the studio look to have the under TV Murphy in? Is that a faux set of drawers under the TV or a Murphy? Looks like they may have only put the 5th sleep surface in the 1...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Aug 19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 641
Posted By YorkshireT
Not at all.

Not at all.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Aug 19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,335
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Unusual and abhorrent practise. I read this was...

Unusual and abhorrent practise. I read this was been done by a few places with a newspaper expose on it. In 2016 the government said they'd ban this.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 20 Aug 19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,607
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Hagrid is working at circa one quarter capacity...

Hagrid is working at circa one quarter capacity due to design faults with an overheating launch system.
But they advertised it before it was properly tested, and have to keep it open as a result...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Aug 19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,335
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile There are some distinct differences in your...

There are some distinct differences in your analogy.

There is a minimum wage, 8 dollars odd, which the restaurant owner is legally obliged to pay if customers don't tip.

The goalposts also...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Aug 19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,599
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Another reason to rent DVC points- all parking...

Another reason to rent DVC points- all parking free! Adds up if you have a car for 14 nights.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 20 Aug 19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile May is a fairly quiet time, I suspect 1 beds near...

May is a fairly quiet time, I suspect 1 beds near HH are available (I booked one at Xmas no probs on 7 but changed it to BLT) but there are obviously less GVs and zero data on availability as far as...
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