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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By TigerLily8
We did 3 pool days in Feb and on one day I burnt...

We did 3 pool days in Feb and on one day I burnt to a crisp! Make of that what you will :d:
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,033
Posted By TigerLily8
I have two, Halifax clarity for using abroad...

I have two, Halifax clarity for using abroad because the exchange rate is near perfect (or at least it used to be... havenít looked for a while!). And a virgin Atlantic one to collect points... buy...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Jan 21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By TigerLily8
From our experience: February: - Generally...

From our experience:
February:
- Generally quieter (not sure about the impact of half term)
- Generally cheaper (again not sure about half term)
- Festival of the arts (I loved this)

October:...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jan 21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By TigerLily8
I wouldnít worry at all about getting dining...

I wouldnít worry at all about getting dining reservations during a low period. Both times we have been (during low season) I have made dining reservations at 180 days out with the best intentions,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jan 21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By TigerLily8
Question: If I book a package through Virgin...

Question: If I book a package through Virgin Holidays that includes economy flights, can I then call Virgin Atlantic and use my vouchers to upgrade to premium? Or does everything have to be booked...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jan 21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By TigerLily8
A few days in universal then moving on to Disney...

A few days in universal then moving on to Disney sounds fantastic. Itís difficult to tell but you would hope that dining plans and extra hours will have been reinstated by the back end of 2022.

We...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Jan 21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By TigerLily8
Thanks for digging this out Susu, very helpful!...

Thanks for digging this out Susu, very helpful! Yes I think you are right, I must have unknowingly earned a second voucher and the extension has automatically been applied.

Thanks so much for...
Forum: General Chat 11 Jan 21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 22,404
Posted By TigerLily8
Forgot to say, I would like to join! 3lbs down...

Forgot to say, I would like to join! 3lbs down from the start of January (23lbs in total!)
Forum: General Chat 11 Jan 21, 12:16 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,679
Posted By TigerLily8
Iíve never really met anyone famous, I just never...

Iíve never really met anyone famous, I just never seem to be in the right place at the right time!

I did once (physically) bump into Thierry Henry outside the Etihad. I was a bit starstruck and...
Forum: General Chat 10 Jan 21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 22,404
Posted By TigerLily8
Totally understand - I had a REALLY down day...

Totally understand - I had a REALLY down day earlier in the week when the lockdown was announced. Completely understandable. But thatís why weíre all here to pick each other up :-) take care x
Forum: General Chat 10 Jan 21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 22,404
Posted By TigerLily8
Hi Sandra Don't do it to look nice.. do it...

Hi Sandra

Don't do it to look nice.. do it to feel better! I remember a quote once that said 'don't exercise because you hate your body.. exercise because you love your body'... and it made me...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Jan 21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By TigerLily8
There definitely has been some sort of extension...

There definitely has been some sort of extension on my window for booking as they just donít add up! Which I am very pleased about.

I thought I had read somewhere that the outgoing flight must...
Forum: General Chat 10 Jan 21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,377
Posted By TigerLily8
This is hands down the best thing I have ever...

This is hands down the best thing I have ever seen (and is bringing back such fond memories of Trader Sam's)

Amazing! Xx
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Jan 21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By TigerLily8
Hi Loola Thanks for your reply - they do...

Hi Loola

Thanks for your reply - they do sound very similar don't they! I think that must be the case for me too. Happy days either way!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Jan 21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By TigerLily8
Help with Virgin Reward Ticket

Hello,

Just looking for some insight / advice after a strange phone call with Virgin this morning.

Early 2019 I opened a Virgin Reward + Credit card in the intention of collecting the bonus...
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,356
Posted By TigerLily8
Yes! Went to work (30 miles away) and my coat got...

Yes! Went to work (30 miles away) and my coat got locked in another office with my keys in the pocket. I didn't realise my keys were in the pocket at the time, it was only when I got home around 9pm...
Forum: Polls, Puzzles & Quizzes 20 Oct 20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By TigerLily8
Yes! We control ours manually and I think I...

Yes! We control ours manually and I think I actually had it on one day in August when it was unusually cold (we're in the North West). Can't stand being cold in the house!
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,237
Posted By TigerLily8
The mere fact that you are worried about this and...

The mere fact that you are worried about this and seeking advice - compared to their approach of being quite frankly very rude - speaks volumes about your character compared to theirs.

Itís your...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,420
Posted By TigerLily8
Thatís fair enough! I have an A class at the...

Thatís fair enough! I have an A class at the minute, got the new model March 2019 and absolutely love it... have had no problems at all! I just commented on the design as a few people in this thread...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,420
Posted By TigerLily8
Sorry to hijack this thread but I was so hoping...

Sorry to hijack this thread but I was so hoping to come across this comment! Got my eye on a GLC or a GLC coupe next.

OP is this something you could consider? The new Mercedes interior design...
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Oct 20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,707
Posted By TigerLily8
I agree with this. The two hotels I recommended...

I agree with this. The two hotels I recommended earlier are really nice hotels in the thick of it, but if you fancied somewhere other than Times Square my most favourite trip was when we stayed at...
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Oct 20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,707
Posted By TigerLily8
Highly recommend the Westin on Times Square and...

Highly recommend the Westin on Times Square and the Novotel. Both lovely hotels (Westin nicest and comfiest bed I think I have ever slept on), and of course very central.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 12 Oct 20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By TigerLily8
I'm so glad you enjoyed the Boathouse, it is our...

I'm so glad you enjoyed the Boathouse, it is our favourite! Another great day (minus the transport hiccup!)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Oct 20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,896
Posted By TigerLily8
I honestly suspect it is a mix of outbreaks at...

I honestly suspect it is a mix of outbreaks at universities, as already mentioned in this thread, and Boris trying to appease his / his cronies constituents.

Do not buy into the rhetoric of all...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 8 Oct 20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By TigerLily8
I got goosebumps a little bit reading about the...

I got goosebumps a little bit reading about the fireworks... it is a feeling you just cannot explain to anyone who hasnít seen it! Another fab day ☺️
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 6 Oct 20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By TigerLily8
Wow, so lucky to get the upgrade... how special!...

Wow, so lucky to get the upgrade... how special! Room and view look fab. Excited to hear about the rest of your trip!
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 6 Oct 20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By TigerLily8
Fabulous day, I really enjoyed reading this!...

Fabulous day, I really enjoyed reading this! Slinky dog is so much fun and you got rope drop spot on by the looks of it!

It's a shame that Biergarten didn't quite live up to expectations. We...
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,101
Posted By TigerLily8
I second 11.22.63. It was the first Stephen King...

I second 11.22.63. It was the first Stephen King book I read and was not what I expected at all (in a good way). Very easy to read and a great plot.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Oct 20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,731
Posted By TigerLily8
My heart really breaks for people who are trying...

My heart really breaks for people who are trying their best to go about their business and keep themselves healthy because they canít afford to take time off work to isolate, but are unlucky enough...
Forum: General Chat 19 Aug 20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,406
Posted By TigerLily8
We got our first buy-to-let last year and are...

We got our first buy-to-let last year and are currently looking for another. I think we got lucky because we have a really good relationship with the tenants; they look after the property and we make...
Forum: General Chat 27 Jun 20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,090
Posted By TigerLily8
Me, although I've never actually been! Watched...

Me, although I've never actually been! Watched the Foo Fighters yesterday, they were awesome. I'd love to see them at Glastonbury. It's certainly on my bucket list!
Forum: Positivity Forum 11 Jun 20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,148
Posted By TigerLily8
Congratulations to you daughter, fantastic news...

Congratulations to you daughter, fantastic news :-)
Forum: General Chat 10 Jun 20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By TigerLily8
Thanks Beth! It's definitely going to be a task...

Thanks Beth! It's definitely going to be a task trying to please everyone! I agree that if people genuinely cannot make it because of our choice of date then there should be no hard feelings. My dogs...
Forum: General Chat 9 Jun 20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By TigerLily8
Oh gosh, I'm really sorry to hear that! I hope...

Oh gosh, I'm really sorry to hear that! I hope that it has been relatively straightforward to move things back?

I too am worried about the guestlist! My FIL is one of 9 (!) which means that there...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By TigerLily8
Fab, thanks for the info! That's a brilliant idea...

Fab, thanks for the info! That's a brilliant idea regarding save the dates. If we do for for NYE I absolutely would like to give people 12 month's notice to give them time to get sorted.
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By TigerLily8
Getting catering included is a huge bonus! When...

Getting catering included is a huge bonus! When are you getting married? Is the planning going well?

Ha ha I am laughing at your comment about marrying a wedding coordinator. At least you know you...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By TigerLily8
Thanks for your reply Becky. It's interesting to...

Thanks for your reply Becky. It's interesting to hear that point of view. I guess if you couldn't stay away from your pets then any wedding that is not in driving distance would be out of the...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By TigerLily8
Scaramouche some of the prices we have seen for...

Scaramouche some of the prices we have seen for NYE have been outrageous. One place quoted us 20k just for the venue hire! It was a definite no from us. Luckily the venue we have our sights set on...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By TigerLily8
I bet that was lovely! What kind of venue did...

I bet that was lovely! What kind of venue did they get married in?

That's a good idea re. kids! Will certainly have a think about that. My mum keeps telling me 'kids make a wedding', so I know she...
Forum: General Chat 8 Jun 20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By TigerLily8
Yes I would be mad about that too! It...

Yes I would be mad about that too!

It wouldn't be the worst thing in the world if a couple of the wider circle dropped out - we are at an eye watering 150 day guests already! (excluding kids) :cry:
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