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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 51,350
Posted By Mqt
Apologies for jumping in Scotsmomma2, did you...

Apologies for jumping in Scotsmomma2, did you book your tests from the airport website? Thanks
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Nov 21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Mqt
I can’t be sure how it works but in August, my...

I can’t be sure how it works but in August, my daughter upgraded an economy reward seat to UC by paying a supplement at the airport. She was surprised to see that she was credited with full miles for...
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,607
Posted By Mqt
I do this every single year! I’m a bit ahead of...

I do this every single year! I’m a bit ahead of the game this year though, but the fact it gets to November each year and I’ve not tackled it stresses me out!

I hate the thought of doing it more...
Forum: Christmas 22 Nov 21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,319
Posted By Mqt
This year will be the first in about 20 years...

This year will be the first in about 20 years that I haven’t cooked Xmas dinner for between 12-18 people! One of my daughters is cooking it for the first time this year and we will hopefully...
Forum: Christmas 22 Nov 21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,109
Posted By Mqt
Quality street Roses Hero’s Celebrations ...

Quality street
Roses
Hero’s
Celebrations

Fruit and chocolate should not, in my opinion, go anywhere near each other so if anyone wants my fruit centres they are most welcome. :d:

Why they...
Forum: General Chat 14 Nov 21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,158
Posted By Mqt
So glad you are going at last. Enjoy yourselves...

So glad you are going at last. Enjoy yourselves Mick and Joan x
Forum: General Chat 13 Nov 21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,172
Posted By Mqt
Another vote for the Beko condensing dryer. Very...

Another vote for the Beko condensing dryer. Very happy with ours despite having an array of much more expensive brands in the past.
Forum: Christmas 8 Nov 21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By Mqt
My granddaughter has Buddy who also visits our...

My granddaughter has Buddy who also visits our house when she’s staying. He’s got up to all sorts of mischief at our house including having a (cotton wool) snowball fight with a teddy bear, hiding...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Nov 21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,482
Posted By Mqt
Food for thought, thanks. We’re also in a quiet...

Food for thought, thanks. We’re also in a quiet area.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Nov 21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,271
Posted By Mqt
Thanks Tom and 99plums!

Thanks Tom and 99plums!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Nov 21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,271
Posted By Mqt
I did go on to book online for the first 7 days...

I did go on to book online for the first 7 days of our stay as the price was ok and I figured I can always pick up another on return. I can’t see anything in the T&C about the cancellation policy...
Forum: General Chat 2 Nov 21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,807
Posted By Mqt
Nothing for the last 2 months! Mr M has won £50...

Nothing for the last 2 months! Mr M has won £50 this and last month.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Nov 21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,271
Posted By Mqt
There are very mixed messages on this. I rang...

There are very mixed messages on this. I rang last week to get a quote for 8 weeks (can’t be done online) and I asked whether it was refundable. The lady I spoke to almost laughed at me and insisted...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Nov 21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,482
Posted By Mqt
ChrisS, we’ve been wondering about doing this...

ChrisS, we’ve been wondering about doing this. What is the insurance like for non-residents? Do you need a specialist insurer?
Forum: Christmas 1 Nov 21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,292
Posted By Mqt
Always did this for my children, along with...

Always did this for my children, along with Christmas socks and any other festive ‘attire’ so they could get their wear out of it! :d:
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 31 Oct 21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,898
Posted By Mqt
That’s good news. When we flew in August/October...

That’s good news. When we flew in August/October it was a noticeably simplified menu similar to Premium.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Oct 21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By Mqt
It depends on your own priorities. If you like a...

It depends on your own priorities. If you like a reasonable level of comfort both ways, then PE. If you need your sleep and it’s important to you, then UC coming home. If you want to experience and...
Forum: General Chat 24 Oct 21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,567
Posted By Mqt
There are some beautiful pieces on there!

There are some beautiful pieces on there!
Forum: General Chat 18 Oct 21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,245
Posted By Mqt
Helen-it absolutely will be worth it!

Helen-it absolutely will be worth it!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Oct 21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 110,043
Posted By Mqt
We were supposed to be flying back out on the 1st...

We were supposed to be flying back out on the 1st for 2 weeks but won’t now be going until late December. Anything after the 4th is too late for us as we are due to become grandparents again in late...
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Mqt
We’ve started shutting ours in at night to stop...

We’ve started shutting ours in at night to stop them bringing all sorts of untoward things indoors to greet us in the morning!
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,071
Posted By Mqt
Another one…. ‘As much use as a chocolate teapot’

Another one…. ‘As much use as a chocolate teapot’
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,071
Posted By Mqt
When faced with a difficult task, one of my...

When faced with a difficult task, one of my friends often says ‘it’s like plaiting fog!’
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Oct 21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,755
Posted By Mqt
Yes ChrisS it sure does! On Friday there were no...

Yes ChrisS it sure does! On Friday there were no straps or bars available without people already hanging on. Mr M was beckoning me to hold on to the bar near him but I stubbornly refused and feared...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Oct 21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,755
Posted By Mqt
PauleUK is asking about returning home. The bag...

PauleUK is asking about returning home. The bag collecting would apply if Atlanta was your first point of entry after leaving the U.K.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Oct 21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,755
Posted By Mqt
You will probably exit at Gate A and the Virgin...

You will probably exit at Gate A and the Virgin departures are usually Gate E. There’s a fast train between the gates as they are quite a distance from one another. We’ve done this route a few...
Forum: General Chat 4 Oct 21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,629
Posted By Mqt
First of all, I’m so sorry for your loss. What...

First of all, I’m so sorry for your loss. What you are feeling is very normal. I wouldn’t have said so a few years ago, before having a dog myself. Having gone through the terrible experience of...
Forum: General Chat 30 Sep 21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,535
Posted By Mqt
I’m not sure if it’s still the case but I think...

I’m not sure if it’s still the case but I think it used to be that although there’s no apparent ‘fee’, their exchange rates were very poor so it was an effective ‘charge’.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Sep 21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 113,448
Posted By Mqt
ChrisS-we also had MAN-ATL booked for the 1st Nov...

ChrisS-we also had MAN-ATL booked for the 1st Nov and also for our return flight this coming weekend. Both have been cancelled. I’ve spoke to them a couple of times and have settled on LHR-MIA for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Sep 21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Mqt
They’ll be fine in the ‘love seats’. They can...

They’ll be fine in the ‘love seats’. They can either sit together or you can each spend some time alternating between them should you wish. It’s a good option for families.
Forum: General Chat 24 Sep 21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,939
Posted By Mqt
A terrible decision to have to make but you’ll...

A terrible decision to have to make but you’ll have made it with only his best interests at heart. Keep strong tomorrow.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Sep 21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,539
Posted By Mqt
We always go across in January. The weather can...

We always go across in January. The weather can be mixed, but if it’s not your only trip and you can work around any chilly days, go for it! As Mr T says, you only live once and I think the pandemic...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Sep 21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 121,139
Posted By Mqt
I totally agree with this. We’ve been lucky...

I totally agree with this. We’ve been lucky enough to be able to go but I can’t tell you how delighted I was for everyone else in the Dibb community.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 24 Sep 21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Mqt
AMI After a 15 Night Layover. Day 4, 6th September 2021-Cycling to Perico Preserve.

I was looking forward to today. We were going to have our first bike ride since we arrived.

We love cycling on the island. It’s pretty flat and you can avoid busy roads altogether if you know it...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Sep 21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,001
Posted By Mqt
ChrisS- thanks for this. Hope you’re managing to...

ChrisS- thanks for this. Hope you’re managing to go this year for your winter stay!
Forum: Beyond the Parks 24 Sep 21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By Mqt
Not been for a few years but had some lovely...

Not been for a few years but had some lovely stays of a few days there when the children were smaller. Stayed at the Gullwing Resort several times which was right on the beach.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Sep 21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,087
Posted By Mqt
I’ve had my ATL-MAN flight on the 2nd October...

I’ve had my ATL-MAN flight on the 2nd October cancelled. I have another return booked for the 2nd Nov-15th Nov which is still live but strangely, the reward seat availability was removed yesterday...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Sep 21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 57,154
Posted By Mqt
We travelled long haul with 4 of our...

We travelled long haul with 4 of our grandchildren in August. 2 three years olds (one had just turned three), a six and an eight year old. The youngest three year old is especially ‘spirited’ but she...
Forum: General Chat 22 Sep 21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 6,584
Posted By Mqt
Yes please.

Yes please.
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,246
Posted By Mqt
Get yourself to the gulf coast MH! This was my...

Get yourself to the gulf coast MH! This was my view this morning from a kayak. It’s a boaters dream!
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/85437/5e22f03f044410.jpg
Seriously, if you love being on...
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