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Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Today, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I thought the convertible would be really nice...

I thought the convertible would be really nice down the PCH I must admit!
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Today, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Agree Sussex Family :) So moving the...

Agree Sussex Family :)

So moving the conversation on, what TYPE of car does everyone prefer for road trips around California and the area? We have always gone for SUVs because ... kids but they...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,864
Posted By KarenG
Mobile To build on that, VA were fairly perilous...

To build on that, VA were fairly perilous (looking at the balance sheet) even before COVID struck! Their FD must be a magician to have kept them going for so long. I hope they make it through though.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 440
Posted By KarenG
I was very pessimistic of any foreign holidays in...

I was very pessimistic of any foreign holidays in 2020 and was surprised by the optimism of many on the Dibb when I couldnít see it being likely / possible. But I was wrong for some of Europe and a...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I was born in the 70s so it sounded plausible to...

I was born in the 70s so it sounded plausible to me ;) but I know nothing about cars!

We did see a few newish looking cars broken down while we drove through so it must happen sometimes...? Albeit...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By KarenG
Mobile That is such a good tip! One year we went...

That is such a good tip!

One year we went through Death Valley in August and I hadnít even considered that but we were lucky as our car was a light gold Metallic colour. We did all the things you...
Forum: General Chat Today, 12:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Thank you! Itís so nice to chat holidays xxx

Thank you! Itís so nice to chat holidays xxx
Forum: General Chat Today, 12:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,466
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Same same same! My foaming hand soap is at...

Same same same!

My foaming hand soap is at perilous levels and I have loads away on Feb/March 2020 (what a horrible person I am that I wish Iíd not done that! )
Forum: General Trip Planning Today, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Where is your hotel in NYC? What I mean is...

Where is your hotel in NYC?

What I mean is how easy to get the subway and then walk to the hotel. If the difference, after factoring in the price per person of using the subway isnít massive, Iíd...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,864
Posted By KarenG
Mobile If they sadly do, new companies will buy them...

If they sadly do, new companies will buy them (perhaps for very little depending on the likelihood of flights restarting in earnest).

The profit margins are small and the cost of maintaining the...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Today, 12:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Iíve never fancied an RV for a road trip as Iíve...

Iíve never fancied an RV for a road trip as Iíve always understood the appeal of travelling between places but havenít liked the idea of overnight Ďparkingí costs and it being a potential pain for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,936
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I got one back in March, too :)

I got one back in March, too :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 07:18 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,328
Posted By KarenG
Well. I think thatís disproportionate. I hope a...

Well. I think thatís disproportionate. I hope a balance is found because zero Covid isnít a thing Iíd be willing to stay in lockdown forever over.

I suppose I imagined it would be treated like...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 826
Posted By KarenG
How nice to have a planning thread again :) ...

How nice to have a planning thread again :)

Based on what youíve said, Iíd start with considering San Francisco, collecting a car as you leave and then either going into Yosemite and / or...
Forum: Beyond the Parks Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By KarenG
Thatís actually very normal for RunDisney ...

Thatís actually very normal for RunDisney ... they never update until there is an agreed date and as I suspect they wonít decide for now, will be left like that until they decide.



Itís...
Forum: Beyond the Parks Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By KarenG
Thatís why you were able to get the bib early...

Thatís why you were able to get the bib early then, bib only sales are a bit later usually :)



I wouldnít definitely write it off yet. I guess Disney know when the drop dead date is to decide...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Come over to the west coast forum! We can help...

Come over to the west coast forum! We can help you plan!

Itís so nice to be able to type stuff thatís not about Covid impacts 😳
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,029
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I agree. Hence my use of the word narrative.

I agree. Hence my use of the word narrative.
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I have had so much more fun on our West Coast...

I have had so much more fun on our West Coast trips than Orlando :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,029
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Costa is open for essential workers to have a hot...

Costa is open for essential workers to have a hot drink etc while working long shifts, is the narrative I heard?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Jan 21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2,801
Views: 192,243
Posted By KarenG
Our local Nightingale has gone from c.14 to c.44...

Our local Nightingale has gone from c.14 to c.44 patients within a few days - arriving from the Bournemouth area.

Itís close enough to my house to be an easy walk and I played a small part in...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 21 Jan 21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I would try and rent the reservations if the...

I would try and rent the reservations if the resorts are sold out.
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Same here :) We are DVC owners but have...

Same here :)

We are DVC owners but have rented them out at least partially for the last few years but over the the years have done every type of accommodation on and offsite and had a fantastic...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Iíd be amazed if T2 opened soon.

Iíd be amazed if T2 opened soon.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 31,701
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Good advice as Iím sure we spent half of that...

Good advice as Iím sure we spent half of that stuck on the LAX ring road - but it was 10.30 at night and we had to get to Trader Samís before closing 😂
Forum: Beyond the Parks 20 Jan 21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I think what they decide to do with Wine & Dine...

I think what they decide to do with Wine & Dine will be an indicator as to the likelihood of Marathon weekend. If Wine and Dine goes ahead Marathon weekend must be a sure bet.

Did you book...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 31,701
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Itís always been ok for me to or from MCO with...

Itís always been ok for me to or from MCO with Uber (havenít used Lyft). Iíve only ever paid about $50.

I never speak about the surge pricing we experienced at LAX going to Disneyland 😳

When...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Jan 21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,029
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I donít believe so - I have seen attempts by MSM...

I donít believe so - I have seen attempts by MSM to use photos to show a reality which wasnít there. But outrage sells papers ...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 20 Jan 21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By KarenG
Mobile If youíre not already on there, FB has some very...

If youíre not already on there, FB has some very good RunDisney pages which sometimes get insider info a day or two before stuff gets announced :)
Forum: Beyond the Parks 20 Jan 21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I think if they change from actual to virtual...

I think if they change from actual to virtual they will do, but if the races go ahead and the U.K. at that time canít go into the U.S I wouldnít be certain they would. Itís a lot of money isnít it -...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 20 Jan 21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Under normal circumstances they tend to release...

Under normal circumstances they tend to release marathon weekend bibs in April (I think one year it was a bit later but that was an exception)?

RunDisney have had a rubbish time of it having to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,317
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I guess the non digital users will have to rely...

I guess the non digital users will have to rely on friends / family like they have had to before. Iíve done my in laws ESTAs for years for example!
Forum: General Trip Planning 19 Jan 21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Itís the best way to do it, because you get the...

Itís the best way to do it, because you get the fantastic Manhattan views all the way across the bridge :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,500
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Or maybe heís just an inconsiderate selfish self...

Or maybe heís just an inconsiderate selfish self centered tool?
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Jan 21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I donít think it sets a precedent unless the...

I donít think it sets a precedent unless the other park is still closed; so you may be right for DLP. California has been closed throughout but DLP did at least open for a while, so Iím not sure itís...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,500
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Itís not about whether we want to wear a mask or...

Itís not about whether we want to wear a mask or not though?

I donít want to wear a mask, but I do it to protect others.

If we all do it (unless we are medically exempt) our collective effort...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By KarenG
Mobile That is fabulous!

That is fabulous!
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Jan 21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Youíve got a great summary there from sky already...

Youíve got a great summary there from sky already but I tend to find plenty of choice in the $60-$80 range (off season). I think the most I paid was $110 at the Hilton but I think I was trying to get...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,029
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I would say over 99% of what I buy is on my...

I would say over 99% of what I buy is on my credit card. I absolutely hate cash and never have the right change for the few car parks that donít take cards nowadays.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Jan 21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I can give some suggestions near to DL - whatís...

I can give some suggestions near to DL - whatís your budget range? We tend to go for cheap but well located places as itís a very walkable area for the parks and offsite dining.

I would hesitate...
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