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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Sep 20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,861
Posted By trampslikeus
I have checked with DD who works in Next...

I have checked with DD who works in Next Edinburgh and should clarify my previous post. The staff have been wearing masks for some time (initially it was visors). Disposable masks are provided for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Sep 20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,861
Posted By trampslikeus
My DD also works at Next, and has been told that...

My DD also works at Next, and has been told that they will not be provided with masks and will have to buy them.
My understanding was that it was employerís responsibility to provide all required PPE
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 23 Sep 20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By trampslikeus
I think Carplay is pretty common in SUV and...

I think Carplay is pretty common in SUV and premium vehicles. I have certainly had it in last 3 rentals (Mustang, Toyota Rav 4, Mitsubishi Outlander) all with Avis.
Unfortunately the Sirius radio...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,662
Posted By trampslikeus
Although in their late70s they are generally...

Although in their late70s they are generally well, so wasnít considering my visit tonight as being a care visit, just helping move old TVs and setting up new I-Pads for them
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,662
Posted By trampslikeus
I had arranged to visit my elderly parents...

I had arranged to visit my elderly parents tomorrow to help move some heavy stuff, had to phone and tell my dad I would have to come tonight.
"It's nothing urgent" he replied, "If I don't do it...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Sep 20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,211
Posted By trampslikeus
DD 19 has a lodge booked (Scotland) with two...

DD 19 has a lodge booked (Scotland) with two friends for two nights arriving Sunday. FM announcement today means they are legal on Sunday but breaking the law on Monday.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Sep 20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By trampslikeus
I just took refund to card for deposit on Fly...

I just took refund to card for deposit on Fly Drive as didn't see any advantage in money being retained under a voucher program.
I would have thought that vouchers issued by BA would be valid on BA...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Aug 20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By trampslikeus
DD was awaiting refund for Flight for cancelled...

DD was awaiting refund for Flight for cancelled Disney Cultural exchange program. Guess this will mean an Amex S75 claim now
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Aug 20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By trampslikeus
I think you will be required to book in advance

I think you will be required to book in advance
Forum: Tickets 10 Aug 20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By trampslikeus
Looks to be a great ticket option. Offer period...

Looks to be a great ticket option. Offer period closes 30 November so a bit of time to see how things pan out
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jul 20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 73,005
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile I had posted earlier in the thread that face...

I had posted earlier in the thread that face covering wearing at my local Morrisons jumped from less than 10% to greater than 90% from last Friday when it became mandatory. I was a non wearer before,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Jul 20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,807
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile Nobody is going to offer an insurance policy...

Nobody is going to offer an insurance policy cover change of mind. Best option would be to look at deposit based fly drive option, and at time of balance due you can decide on your options to proceed...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Jul 20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,644
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile I think @RickT has hit the nail on the head. I...

I think @RickT has hit the nail on the head. I was due to travel on late June and DD had been accepted on Disney Cultural Exchange Program for the summer. When this was confirmed as cancelled for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jul 20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 73,005
Posted By trampslikeus
BBC news reporting that no fines were issued in...

BBC news reporting that no fines were issued in Scotland over the weekend.
I hadn't worn face covering prior to Friday and I am a regular shopper at our local Morrisons. Overnight, the % of wearers...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Jul 20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,798
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile Most companies will see the VAT reduction as a...

Most companies will see the VAT reduction as a means of recovering some of the income lost to help preserve their future. I have no problem with this. Also VAT rate at time of purchase is the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jul 20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,180
Posted By trampslikeus
I think it should be for the shop to decide how...

I think it should be for the shop to decide how they implement, 2m distancing no mandatory mask as now, relax to 1m distancing and masks are mandatory.
People could then decide which method they are...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Jun 20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,256
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile In Fife the October holiday was extended from one...

In Fife the October holiday was extended from one week to two, and summer holiday reduced from seven weeks to six, around ten years ago. The ďreasoningĒ behind this was that children had forgotten so...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 May 20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By trampslikeus
My DD was booked on this flight due to start her...

My DD was booked on this flight due to start her Disney Cultural Exchange Programme for the summer.
She received notification from travel agent STA Travel this week that flight was cancelled...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 May 20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,985
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile If you are denied boarding your return flight you...

If you are denied boarding your return flight you will be stuck in a foreign country probably without insurance, and needing to buy replacement flights. Could make for a very expensive holiday.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Apr 20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile Not necessarily true. Some companies have been...

Not necessarily true. Some companies have been stipulating bank transfers for payments since UK government stopped them passing on transaction fees for card payments a couple of years ago. That is...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Apr 20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,024
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile If you booked through the flexible booking period...

If you booked through the flexible booking period from Tuesday 3rd March you can cancel for voucher, otherwise you will have to wait for flight to be cancelled to obtain refund.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Apr 20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,721
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile The outbound LGW-MCO was cancelled. The other 3...

The outbound LGW-MCO was cancelled. The other 3 legs (EDI -LGW, MCO - LGW and LGW - EDI) were still live, but not much use without that crucial leg
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Apr 20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,721
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile I didnít receive an email, despite being lead...

I didnít receive an email, despite being lead booker but others in the party did on March 12th to say the outward LGW - MCO on 24th June had been cancelled. Didnít follow it up until today to allow...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Apr 20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,721
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile Will like to add my thanks to BA call centre...

Will like to add my thanks to BA call centre staff. Phoned at 0830 and had about 15 minute wait to speak to agent, and no quibble refund on deposit of fly drive due to fly 24 June. Refund payment may...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 30 Mar 20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By trampslikeus
Just been reading that construction work has been...

Just been reading that construction work has been halted on Avengers Campus and Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway due to Covid 19.
Presumably this will push back opening date.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Mar 20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile If you have decided not to go, I would suggest...

If you have decided not to go, I would suggest not paying out more money and taking the voucher for deposit for a future trip.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Mar 20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,728
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile They havenít directly contacted me either, and I...

They havenít directly contacted me either, and I am lead booker, but others in the party received email detailing cancellation of 1325. On manage my booking I still have the 3 other flights showing...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Mar 20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,728
Posted By trampslikeus
24th June 13:25 LGW - MCO gone down too. ...

24th June 13:25 LGW - MCO gone down too.
Options on website for LHR/MIA/MCO but can't get through to call centre to find out options. Prioritising on flights due in 48 hours.
I am sure it will sort...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 4 Mar 20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By trampslikeus
We took train from Anaheim to do downtown LA...

We took train from Anaheim to do downtown LA area/ Griffith Observatory on a Sunday, which you can get a Metrolink all day pass for $10 at the weekend, covers metrolink, trains, subway and buses...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Mar 20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By trampslikeus
If Polynesian dancing is your thing you will have...

If Polynesian dancing is your thing you will have a ball.
Decent use of two credits on DDP, but wouldn't look to pay OOP for it
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 1 Mar 20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile We were last at Angels stadium for a match in...

We were last at Angels stadium for a match in 2010, just after the had hosted MLB All Star match. Last summer stayed right next door at Ayers Hotel, where we were treated to after match firework...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 22 Feb 20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,282
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile My last visit was 2018 for an evening game and we...

My last visit was 2018 for an evening game and we paid $20 as a walk up for upper tier tickets downfield. The box office Guy was pretty helpful advising best area to sit for our budget. I think...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 20 Feb 20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,282
Posted By trampslikeus
Been to many games at TF since their inaugural...

Been to many games at TF since their inaugural season in 1998, and never seen the place much over half full, even for Yankees games.
I usually drive down to St Pete's beach to catch some sun, then...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Feb 20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By trampslikeus
Another option would be Bus to HS then skyliner...

Another option would be Bus to HS then skyliner to Epcot Int Gateway, or boat to Beach Club
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Feb 20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By trampslikeus
I think you have picked up the gist of it. It is...

I think you have picked up the gist of it. It is essentially a means of obtaining FP on your mobile device without needing to go to the machines to obtain a paper one.
When you book fastpass, it...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Feb 20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile For our party of 4, we booked one person for one...

For our party of 4, we booked one person for one day at each park for the photopass privilege at $15, which I thought was decent value.
There are not that many rides was fast pass lines compared to...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 10 Feb 20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile Interestingly, I am in CA at the moment and saw a...

Interestingly, I am in CA at the moment and saw a TV news article that a bill is being taken through Senate to declare resort fees illegal. Might take a while to become law, and of course will become...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Feb 20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,373
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile In CA at the moment, had booked an int SUV...

In CA at the moment, had booked an int SUV through Avis but got given a Mitsubishi Outlander which has collapsible boot seats, presumably an upgrade on our booked vehicle. Only two of us so no...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 6 Feb 20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,019
Posted By trampslikeus
We stayed in Fullerton on honeymoon in 1993, and...

We stayed in Fullerton on honeymoon in 1993, and it was a good base. Just off interstate and about a 15 -20 minute drive down Harbor Boulevard to Disneyland, and other attractions are also close at...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 5 Feb 20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,019
Posted By trampslikeus
Mobile We stayed at Desert Palms, on junction of West...

We stayed at Desert Palms, on junction of West Katella and Harbor Boulevard. Nice hotel about 10 mins walk from DL, and fair price
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