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Forum: General Trip Planning 17 Jan 20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Burgmeister
I am looking at the page that you linked to. If...

I am looking at the page that you linked to. If you read the "Featured User comments" for people actually sitting in economy you will note that there are no toilets at the rear of the plane and just...
Forum: General Trip Planning 16 Jan 20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Burgmeister
So the Virgin website layout that only has the...

So the Virgin website layout that only has the galley at the back is wrong?

I saw these comments on Seatguru..

"Submitted by SeatGuru User on 2018/03/19 for Seat 67G
This seat was near the...
Forum: General Trip Planning 16 Jan 20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Burgmeister
Virgin Dreamliner question - anyone used it?

Tried posting this in "General Chat" but have had no joy so thought I'd try in this forum instead.

Has anyone flown in economy on the Virgin Dreamliner? We are going to be going to Hong Kong next...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Jan 20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 39,842
Posted By Burgmeister
Thanks Stanley. I wonder why Virgin think...

Thanks Stanley.

I wonder why Virgin think there will be a rush on tickets for the flight home?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jan 20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 39,842
Posted By Burgmeister
Can you please check VS0206 LHR-HKG 13/02/20 and...

Can you please check VS0206 LHR-HKG 13/02/20 and VS0207 HKG-LHR 21/02/20

Thanks
Forum: General Chat 15 Jan 20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By Burgmeister
Virgin Dreamliner question

Can anyone tell me how many toilets there are in economy on a Virgin Dreamliner?

Can't really work it out from the seat map on the VA website and there must be people on here that have actually...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 30 Jul 19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Burgmeister
We ate dinner at IHOP, cracker barrel, Panda...

We ate dinner at IHOP, cracker barrel, Panda express, Perkins, Cici's and Golden Corral. 3 of us and the bill was usually between $40 and $50 including tip. No alcohol though. Cici's and Panda...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 30 Jul 19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,012
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile I got a Scrooge McDuck billionaire sundae from...

I got a Scrooge McDuck billionaire sundae from Dino land. It was nice but the bacon bits took a bit of getting used to!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jul 19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,467
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Just come back from 10 nights at Coronado and I...

Just come back from 10 nights at Coronado and I reckon it was a bargain. It was 192 per night for 3 of us but that included all of our food and drink and also free parking (admittedly that will be...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jul 19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,262
Posted By Burgmeister
I was in the FP queue at The Little Mermaid and...

I was in the FP queue at The Little Mermaid and wanted to do Winnie the Pooh again ( it was at 2:30). Grabbed a 9:10 FP, kept refreshing and changed to 8:45, 7:10, 6:35, 4:00 and finally 2:50. All...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jul 19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,262
Posted By Burgmeister
We didn't leave a gap but just brought the second...

We didn't leave a gap but just brought the second one forward and then after tapping in to the second we brought the third one forward.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jul 19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By Burgmeister
It's definitely worth trying to go in the...

It's definitely worth trying to go in the evenings. We booked an overnight stay at the Holiday Inn Express and it meant we could go back late after all of the buses had left and it was so much...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Jul 19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,262
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Definitely found this the most difficult park to...

Definitely found this the most difficult park to do it in. We only went to DHS twice for a few hours each. We also found it the hardest park to cope with the heat in - no shade and plenty of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Jul 19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,262
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile We did 15 at MK 2 weeks ago. Also got as many as...

We did 15 at MK 2 weeks ago. Also got as many as we could handle at Epcot - the limit here wasn't a lack of FPs but a lack of rides. Still did test track and Soarin 3 times each, mission space twice...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Jul 19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile We went last week and Cheetah Hunt queue was...

We went last week and Cheetah Hunt queue was definitely the longest. There were some big queues for Sheikra and Tigris in the afternoon but both were pretty quiet in the evening. In the evening...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,489
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Only use MCO because Virgin don't fly to Tampa...

Only use MCO because Virgin don't fly to Tampa. Got our flights as reward seats so had to go with Virgin. I agree that TPA is a much better experience
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,489
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Was in JFK last August using Virgin. Was through...

Was in JFK last August using Virgin. Was through in about 5 minutes. Maybe it depends on which terminal you leave from?
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,489
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile When we finally got to the scanners the officer...

When we finally got to the scanners the officer was very rude to my wife - really wasn't necessary and didn't help anyone
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,489
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Of course it's important but it can be handled...

Of course it's important but it can be handled efficiently. They don't do anything more than any other major airport but they take a lot longer to do it
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,489
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile What I meant by that comment is that it leaves me...

What I meant by that comment is that it leaves me with a negative experience as the last thing I remember about the holiday.

Every time I use MCO it's been the same story. It's not like it's a...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 19, 12:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,489
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Exactly, if 40 minutes is good then there is...

Exactly, if 40 minutes is good then there is something seriously wrong with the place. When you compare it to how well Gatwick is set out it's a complete joke.

I don't really expect it to improve...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,606
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile That's a shame. We managed to get loads of FPs...

That's a shame. We managed to get loads of FPs each time at MK. The only one I never saw available was 7DMT but everything else popped up at some point or other and with judicial use of the refresh I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,395
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile The TPA experience is a million miles better than...

The TPA experience is a million miles better than the MCO one. It's just a shame that Virgin don't fly to Tampa as I would choose that option every time
Forum: General Chat 27 Jul 19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,489
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Why is MCO security so damned hopeless?

Just got through the awful security at MCO. 40 minutes to have someone check your bag and scan you. It's the same every time we depart Orlando and I really don't know why they don't do anything about...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 27 Jul 19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,199
Posted By Burgmeister
$2.55 at Wawa on the 535 this afternoon. Only...

$2.55 at Wawa on the 535 this afternoon. Only need enough to get to MCO so only put $3 in - hopefully that will do it!

Edit- Made it with a few miles to spare!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,606
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Whilst getting FoP, SDD, 7DMT and ToT can be...

Whilst getting FoP, SDD, 7DMT and ToT can be difficult if off-site we found pretty much everything else bookable on the day. We followed the advice of doing our first FP and then moving our others...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,606
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile As for Busch and SeaWorld, we found that during...

As for Busch and SeaWorld, we found that during the day, if the weather is good, then the queues were long. Later in the day or if the weather isn't great then the queues are fine.

We went to both...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,606
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Just to give you some hope regarding FPs, I...

Just to give you some hope regarding FPs, I managed to get FoP on the day a couple of weeks ago. We were sat in our room at CSR at about 5 pm discussing where to go that evening (having used our...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Thanks Teach, very helpful

Thanks Teach, very helpful
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Ah, that's probably it. Thanks for the info. I...

Ah, that's probably it. Thanks for the info. I wonder why it left late? Are there still problems with storms or is that all over now?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Forgot to say that I found the little storage...

Forgot to say that I found the little storage bins at the side of the window seat really useful.

Just a word of warning though, we were in Dibbers Row and my daughter's middle seat had restricted...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jul 19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Late flight time change -VA

Just received an email from VA regarding a change to our return flight this evening. We've been pushed back 30 minutes. No explanation as to why the change is being made at such short notice though.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Jul 19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile We did Dibbers row on our flight out for this...

We did Dibbers row on our flight out for this trip and really liked it. Managed to get out and through immigration very quickly too.

PE on Saturday for our trip home but I would definitely...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 21 Jul 19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Been here over 2 weeks and not yet been asked for...

Been here over 2 weeks and not yet been asked for ID. Of course I'm over 50 and look every bit of it at the moment!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jul 19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Thanks everyone, really helpful

Thanks everyone, really helpful
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jul 19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Virgin check in at DS

Sorry as I know this has been asked numerous times before but struggling with search on my mobile!

Whereabouts in DS is the Virgin check in desk and what time is it open from and till?

Thanks
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Jul 19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile We have moved off-site but still have some credit...

We have moved off-site but still have some credit to use so thought it would be good to use on food if possible. Found out this morning that you can't use the electronic gift cards for parking but...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Jul 19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Disney gift card usage?

Hi

We have a Disney gift card and we were wondering whether we can use it at any of the restaurants in Disney springs?

Thanks
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 6 Jul 19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,509
Posted By Burgmeister
Mobile Currently sitting in Gatwick waiting for VS15 to...

Currently sitting in Gatwick waiting for VS15 to board. I have used Andy for this trip for the first time. He has been really responsive and helpful to any query I have sent him (and I've sent a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jul 19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,884
Posted By Burgmeister
Re:JFK We flew in to JFK last August and...

Re:JFK

We flew in to JFK last August and used the machines. We were not given customs forms to complete

Edit: Just for clarification, no forms were given out even though some people used...
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