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Forum: General Chat Today, 10:13 PM
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Posted By BevS97
Mobile Watching the ant and dec program made me think...

Watching the ant and dec program made me think its much less specific than a family tree. It matches with anyone who you share DNA with which can be a cousin who you have a link too many...
Forum: General Trip Planning Today, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Amsterdam is usually cheap to get to and its a...

Amsterdam is usually cheap to get to and its a beautiful city. Lots to see and very walkable.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Nov 19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By BevS97
They are fine. To be honest all the major...

They are fine. To be honest all the major companies are much the same. We always go with the cheapest which is often Budget.

The only major difference is the charges for automatic toll...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Nov 19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By BevS97
I always write it like this June 2019...

I always write it like this

June 2019 points. Good for June 2019 to May 2020.

June 2020 points are June 2020 to May 2021.

So if you are banking June 2019 points then they are now valid...
Forum: General Chat 12 Nov 19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,503
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Perth Australia. My brother has moved there and...

Perth Australia. My brother has moved there and it looks fab. There are bugs though and it gets hot in the summer.
Forum: General Chat 11 Nov 19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Thats interesting. My dd is being assessed for...

Thats interesting. My dd is being assessed for dyslexia and has been diagnosed with an astigmatism which is consider too minor to require glasses.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Nov 19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,927
Posted By BevS97
For me its about the return flight. Even an...

For me its about the return flight. Even an indirect option leaves us needing a short flight or long drive after the overnight flight. Id rather drive in the afternoon before we leave and land...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Nov 19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,927
Posted By BevS97
Mobile If I could fly direct from news for a reasonable...

If I could fly direct from news for a reasonable price then Id be happy with Melbourne. But i very much doubt it will drop to a price Id be happy to pay.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Nov 19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By BevS97
Mobile We were economy light and couldnt book seats at...

We were economy light and couldnt book seats at all. We were on a Virgin plane but booked via Delta so I dont know if that makes a difference.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Nov 19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By BevS97
Mobile We used them this summer and had no complaints. ...

We used them this summer and had no complaints. In fact I was very impressed with their app which kept me up to date with all the gates and departure times etc. We had a short delay at JFK and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Nov 19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Not always directly above by seat but certainly...

Not always directly above by seat but certainly in the near vicinity. I am not concerned about exactly which locker they are in. And if they have to be checked its not the end of the world either...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Nov 19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By BevS97
Virgin / delta and I assume klm have quite a...

Virgin / delta and I assume klm have quite a small cabin bag measurement. I had to check all the sizes when I bought ours as it many cabin bags were too big.

However they were never measured...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Nov 19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By BevS97
See that fallen over case? Our old cases did...

See that fallen over case? Our old cases did that. And they were frustrating. They finally needed replacing and ability to stand on its own was a key feature.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 9 Nov 19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,422
Posted By BevS97
Everywhere will offer a side salad or a starter...

Everywhere will offer a side salad or a starter salad.

Hot vegetable side dishes are more limited. Im just looking at banana breeze and you can have broccoli, green beans or asparagus. I think...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Nov 19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By BevS97
Yes. 1 per person. I dont vacuum pack as I...

Yes. 1 per person. I dont vacuum pack as I think the case would end up very heavy and you have to lift them into the overhead locker.

This was everything we took. I bought a new backpack for the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Nov 19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,290
Posted By BevS97
Mobile We have had ultra cheap flights for our last few...

We have had ultra cheap flights for our last few trips. Different airlines. Different routes but all well below 500.

The key is flexibility. Keeping your ears open. There is usually a glitch...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Nov 19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By BevS97
We did hand luggage only this summer and it was...

We did hand luggage only this summer and it was honestly fine. I pack Marie Kondo style and no matter how long the trip I pack for a week. If I pack more than that I just end up rewearing my...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 8 Nov 19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By BevS97
We used Transferwise to move some money this...

We used Transferwise to move some money this summer and it works by giving you a sort code / account number just as if you have a US bank account.

We only used it briefly to move money in/ out...
Forum: Accommodation 8 Nov 19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By BevS97
Mobile any of the deluxe hotels will have inside...

any of the deluxe hotels will have inside corridors.

Animal kingdom and wilderness lodge are usually the cheapest deluxe options.

Then you have poly / contemporary/ grand Floridian/beach...
Forum: General Chat 8 Nov 19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,952
Posted By BevS97
Mobile My daughter commuted to Sunderland for her...

My daughter commuted to Sunderland for her foundation year. Its an hour on the metro. If she stayed late in the studio it was a dark walk back to the station and a wait on an empty platform.
...
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Do they have to cash them in at 16? My dd just...

Do they have to cash them in at 16? My dd just turned 16. I forgot all about it.
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,733
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Just reading this ...

Just reading this

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/16-to-19-funding-maths-and-english-condition-of-funding#qualifications-approved-for-teaching-to-16-to-19-year-olds-who-meet-the-condition-of-funding...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Nov 19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,719
Posted By BevS97
250 is less than the tax so they wont go much...

250 is less than the tax so they wont go much lower than that.

We paid 30 plus tax for our last flights. Total was 295 each.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/517/4735c9bfe866db.jpg
...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 5 Nov 19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Make sure you are looking at all parks. Mine was...

Make sure you are looking at all parks. Mine was filtered to magic kingdom so I couldnt see any other photos but they were there
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,733
Posted By BevS97
Mobile My understanding is in order to move onto sixth...

My understanding is in order to move onto sixth form you need a C in either language or lit. As he has passed one of them he isnt obliged to resit.

As for uni applications, I dont know the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Nov 19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 18,927
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Tui from Newcastle has always been too expensive...

Tui from Newcastle has always been too expensive for us. If but means a lower price then Id be happy but Im not holding my breath.

I know a lot of people will only fly from their local...
Forum: General Trip Planning 4 Nov 19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,270
Posted By BevS97
Mobile You have to fit everything in the bag so 10x100...

You have to fit everything in the bag so 10x100 ml will be tough anyway as the bags are small.

Re the cases. We prefer hard sided cabin bags as they stand up on their own quite happily. Our...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Nov 19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,290
Posted By BevS97
Mobile BA are not usually cheapest on day of release. ...

BA are not usually cheapest on day of release. Watch and wait until you see a good price.
Forum: General Chat 4 Nov 19, 12:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,315
Posted By BevS97
Mobile It looks like its called a cantilevered bridge...

It looks like its called a cantilevered bridge. There is a metal tab behind one tooth only.

She also had the tooth on the opposite side built up as it wasnt a full tooth. That was done in the...
Forum: General Chat 3 Nov 19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,315
Posted By BevS97
That is the tooth my dd is missing. She has had a...

That is the tooth my dd is missing. She has had a bridge rather than an implant. It cost 250 on the NHS. It looks great now its done.
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/517/ee0d1ebd06ef11.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Nov 19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Check when the next few flights to Orlando are. ...

Check when the next few flights to Orlando are. If there are quite a few that same day then Id be happy that I could get moved onto a new flight if needed.
Forum: General Chat 3 Nov 19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,819
Posted By BevS97
Mobile https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/517/0afbdd1cb...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/517/0afbdd1cb2cd15.jpg

My dd started school in a huge cardigan. I never gave it a second though to be honest. I thought it was cute.
Forum: General Chat 3 Nov 19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,819
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Surely if those are the uniform then thats what...

Surely if those are the uniform then thats what everyone will be wearing and if they have Asda ones they will stand out?

Can your older daughter wear the smaller cardigan ?
Forum: General Chat 3 Nov 19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,076
Posted By BevS97
Mobile If its an android tablet you should be able to...

If its an android tablet you should be able to locate it

https://www.google.com/android/find?u=0
Forum: General Trip Planning 3 Nov 19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By BevS97
Mobile How about Airbnb. I think there are quite a few...

How about Airbnb. I think there are quite a few apartments available in London.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 3 Nov 19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Id get your sandwich outside the airport. ...

Id get your sandwich outside the airport. Subway / wawa/ earl of sandwich. Even before security in MCO has plenty of choice.

Then just pick up a drink airside.
Forum: General Chat 3 Nov 19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,721
Posted By BevS97
Mobile the PTA can be good if you get stuck in and...

the PTA can be good if you get stuck in and involved. It can also be a little cliquey so you might need to persevere.

Does your daughter do any activities? I have friends though the ice rink...
Forum: General Chat 3 Nov 19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,834
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Would you consider temp work? I was made...

Would you consider temp work? I was made redundant but without a payout due to not being there very long. So I had to find work immediately. I did temp work for about a year until I found the right...
Forum: General Trip Planning 2 Nov 19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By BevS97
Ive been to Sherwood Forest spa and it was...

Ive been to Sherwood Forest spa and it was superb. I havent been to many to compare but I was impressed. Loads of different rooms, hot cold, dry steamy etc. Really luxurious.
Forum: TV and Film 2 Nov 19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By BevS97
Mobile Just watched it. Very strange. I dont know...

Just watched it. Very strange. I dont know what I was expecting but that wasnt it.
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