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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Oct 19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,941
Posted By Sue F
The Brits guide has a special place in our...

The Brits guide has a special place in our hearts. Buying the book was instrumental in us finding our dream home in Florida 18 years ago as it recommended our management company, who then helped us...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Oct 19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By Sue F
It is unlikely that the pool heating would kick...

It is unlikely that the pool heating would kick in during the August months as it is designed to heat the pool to a temperature of around 80F. If, due to the hot weather, the water is already...
Forum: Latest 23 Sep 19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,096
Posted By Sue F
We have flight only booked through TC for next...

We have flight only booked through TC for next year, phoned our insurance this morning and they say we are not covered for End Failure Insurance on our annual policy as this would have had to be...
Forum: General Chat 6 Sep 19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 78,893
Posted By Sue F
Thinking of you all and hoping for the best...

Thinking of you all and hoping for the best outcome xx
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Aug 19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Sue F
We were at the MK After Hours party last week and...

We were at the MK After Hours party last week and all the rides were open, with the exception of the Laughter Floor and some character interactions. Splash was definitely open, although we wanted to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,430
Posted By Sue F
We were held for 40 minutes on our Virgin MAN -...

We were held for 40 minutes on our Virgin MAN - MCO plane for around 40 minutes in 2017 while the immigration hall cleared, followed by at least an hour in the queue. Last year we were straight off...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 9 May 19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Sue F
Fort Lauderdale is nice but very 'beachy',...

Fort Lauderdale is nice but very 'beachy', whereas St Augustine has a beach but so much more with the historical town centre, and also a number of pretty little towns and marinas on the coastal road...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 May 19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By Sue F
Disney Springs is lovely to wander around during...

Disney Springs is lovely to wander around during the evenings, they have loads of live street entertainers and a fab atmosphere, as well as the Dine in Cinema and Cirque Du Soleil etc.
Forum: General Chat 25 Apr 19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By Sue F
Currently doing a bit of DIBB'ing while on the...

Currently doing a bit of DIBB'ing while on the hold with Jet2 to change a booking and have managed 40 minutes so far... For the second time today! Was really funny to see your post pop up :)
Forum: TV and Film 25 Apr 19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By Sue F
I would have been out of my depth too with Anne...

I would have been out of my depth too with Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson sitting next to me :) she seemed a really sweet girl though and not at all like her characters. Awards aplenty should be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Apr 19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,789
Posted By Sue F
We have also booked row 7 for our TC Premium...

We have also booked row 7 for our TC Premium flights in August - are we looking at a new DIBBER's row here? :grin:
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Apr 19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,617
Posted By Sue F
After hours has been offered every month so far...

After hours has been offered every month so far this year and has been extended from just MK to AK and HS so I would say it's a good bet that it will be a fixture from now on. It does depend on the...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 7 Apr 19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,356
Posted By Sue F
Hope you get sorted. We have done a Disney...

Hope you get sorted.

We have done a Disney cruise and also Navigator of the Seas (twice). With older kids/teenagers I would hands-down say the Navigator was bette - even without the recent...
Forum: General Chat 5 Apr 19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,391
Posted By Sue F
We had a similar experience with Virgin last year...

We had a similar experience with Virgin last year when they damaged DH's Golf bag. We filled in their online form and they accepted it and paid out in full a couple of weeks later.
Hopefully,...
Forum: Latest 2 Apr 19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,028
Posted By Sue F
Fingers crossed that they will be going back to...

Fingers crossed that they will be going back to doing the normal After Hours event after that date, we are hoping to do that one during our visit in the middle of August.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Mar 19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,308
Posted By Sue F
Quite possibly, although it depends on who they...

Quite possibly, although it depends on who they booked through. We have HRH booked through Booking.com with free cancellation up to 5 days before.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Mar 19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,308
Posted By Sue F
TBH, I would consider cancelling the on-site...

TBH, I would consider cancelling the on-site stays, if possible to extend your villa stay, and put the money saved into your daily budget. Staying onsite isn't essential to enjoy your holiday and it...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 13 Mar 19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Sue F
Would love to do this but have heard it's...

Would love to do this but have heard it's difficult to get in to - how did you guys manage a booking?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Mar 19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Sue F
You go through the same turnstiles to get into...

You go through the same turnstiles to get into both car parks so I would say you only pay once. Haven't tried it though.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Feb 19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,528
Posted By Sue F
We love getting Uber in the US. The drivers are...

We love getting Uber in the US. The drivers are usually really interesting local people and happy to chat with you about their lives, living in Orlando etc. We have heard some great stories and got...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 27 Feb 19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By Sue F
We went once and, as I am not a seafood eater, I...

We went once and, as I am not a seafood eater, I had the pulled pork sandwich. It was stone cold and when we complained the server was really off with us. Won't be returning, why bother when there...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Feb 19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By Sue F
We would recommend VB too - our favourite of all...

We would recommend VB too - our favourite of all the Orlando water parks by far. TL is a close second, BB is fine but wouldn't rush to go back to Aquatica
Forum: Tickets 20 Feb 19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By Sue F
We just bought our Preferred Annual Passes ($503...

We just bought our Preferred Annual Passes ($503 pp) which gave us 18 months instead of 12 months as well as free parking but there are blackout dates for Volcano Bay before 4pm on the following...
Forum: General Chat 18 Feb 19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,033
Posted By Sue F
I am a self employed web developer so I can work...

I am a self employed web developer so I can work from anywhere as long as I have internet, it does mean that I spend some time working while we are away though, just to keep on top of things.

DH...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 18 Feb 19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By Sue F
You pay your money and take your choice I...

You pay your money and take your choice I suppose, there are plenty of people who will happily fork over $10 to park nearer the entrance of the outlets and to not have to drive around looking for a...
Forum: General Chat 30 Jan 19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,445
Posted By Sue F
The weather forecast in Manchester is -5 tonight...

The weather forecast in Manchester is -5 tonight so there will be no shortage of ice around, on top of the snow that we already have. Although hopefully they will have gritted the city centre today...
Forum: Accommodation 30 Jan 19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,539
Posted By Sue F
We were really disappointed with RPR Club level...

We were really disappointed with RPR Club level last year as the old Club level lounge was being refurbished and we had to use a side room in the Islands Dining room instead. One of our main reasons...
Forum: General Chat 29 Jan 19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,036
Posted By Sue F
I have been self-employed for the last 5 years...

I have been self-employed for the last 5 years and have learned the hard way that it is very unrealistic to think that your hourly rate will be set for 7.5hours work per day, 5 days a week. I would...
Forum: General Chat 22 Jan 19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,476
Posted By Sue F
When I was a child I used to have an Aunt who...

When I was a child I used to have an Aunt who worked at Fry's. Visiting her was amazing 'cos we always came back with carrier bags full of Frys chocolates. Peppermint creams were my favourite. Happy...
Forum: General Chat 3 Dec 18, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,147
Posted By Sue F
Another vote for Nespresso, much better coffee IMO

Another vote for Nespresso, much better coffee IMO
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Oct 18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Sue F
We take the 192 to Celebration and then the 417...

We take the 192 to Celebration and then the 417 right up to the Airport, we find that there is much less traffic going this way.

From there you just follow the signs into the airport and for Car...
Forum: TV and Film 30 Sep 18, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,393
Posted By Sue F
Really hooked on this one, I can't wait till next...

Really hooked on this one, I can't wait till next Friday for more... Highly recommended.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 28 Sep 18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,545
Posted By Sue F
We were on Navigator in June and absolutely loved...

We were on Navigator in June and absolutely loved it, you will have a great time, more so if she's already been in dry dock for her refurbishment.

In addition to the Windjammer (buffet) and MDR,...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 16 Sep 18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By Sue F
The nearest is the new Walmart on Old Lake Wilson...

The nearest is the new Walmart on Old Lake Wilson Road, just off the 192. It's HUGE and you will find everything you need there.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 19 Aug 18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By Sue F
Picking up from Orlando International Airport? Use Parking C

We have been here a couple of weeks and had to drive back to the airport to pick up our eldest DD who is joining us. We noticed that there is a new parking option - 'Parking C' so thought we would...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 12 Aug 18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Sue F
We had a wonderful day at Winter Park last week -...

We had a wonderful day at Winter Park last week - first we did the scenic boat tour which took us around the beautiful lake to see some amazing multi million dollar homes, then we went over to the...
Forum: Tickets 6 Aug 18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Sue F
We did it on Saturday and had a brilliant time. ...

We did it on Saturday and had a brilliant time. Arrived just before 7 and they scanned our magic bands at the entrance and gave us our Lanyards. Couldn't believe how many rides we got on during the...
Forum: General Chat 27 Jul 18, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Sue F
Mobile Just tried to do the same with no success, and...

Just tried to do the same with no success, and the website was showing us only having hand luggage😮😮😮 Their customer services says website issues and to check in at the airport. Hope that worked ok...
Forum: TV and Film 21 Jul 18, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By Sue F
If you ever watched Die Hard... then you've...

If you ever watched Die Hard... then you've already seen it LOL.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Jul 18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,198
Posted By Sue F
Have booked this for me and DD on the 4th of...

Have booked this for me and DD on the 4th of August. It will be a surprise as she thinks we aren't doing any Disney this year. I thought it was great value for money based on the price of a one-day...
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