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Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By Shooby doo
If it helps I always write them like this...

If it helps I always write them like this '20-'21, '21-'22 ...

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Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By Shooby doo
Once you pass ROFR, you will be sent details when...

Once you pass ROFR, you will be sent details when this happens & how soon you need to pay the balance.
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Forum: Accommodation 9 May 21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By Shooby doo
Perks wise: 30 mins entry to the parks... ...

Perks wise:
30 mins entry to the parks...

Convenience :
room charge
package pick up -if it's still running due to covid
transportation but then if you can be bothered you can use all of that...
Forum: Accommodation 9 May 21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By Shooby doo
If it helps I done a quick 1 week price...

If it helps I done a quick 1 week price comparison for RPR, there was roughly £100 difference (cheaper) on the AP rate versus Netflights (they were the cheapest for our booking that we cancelled-...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 May 21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Shooby doo
Unfortunately no-one can answer your question...

Unfortunately no-one can answer your question really because at the moment none of that is going on due to restrictions. For instance no MK parades but they have moving cavalcades (these could be...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 May 21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,596
Posted By Shooby doo
I haven't read all posts but I read that...

I haven't read all posts but I read that "quarantine" is an issue, on a recent post a Dibber who lives in Florida informed me that Florida is a no quarantine state even though US states 5 days. TBh I...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 8 May 21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Shooby doo
TBH I've never heard of MS assisting in ADR's,&...

TBH I've never heard of MS assisting in ADR's,& I've certainly never seen it listed as a "perk", that's not to say that they don't but they are still restricted to the same booking system as everyone...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 May 21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,851
Posted By Shooby doo
Ok found a price for After hours pre-covid...

Ok found a price for After hours pre-covid $129+tax no matter what age! That's basically a day entry for 3 hours...erm no thanks
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Forum: Tickets 7 May 21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By Shooby doo
We bought ours when we were going for 31 nights...

We bought ours when we were going for 31 nights but also at the time our AP's (Preferred & Power) were cheaper than the 14 day UK ticket so it was a no-brainer for us.They have frozen ours so we...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 May 21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,851
Posted By Shooby doo
Sounds similar to previous after hours events so...

Sounds similar to previous after hours events so I'm guessing +$149, another saving for us as no MNSSHP(if that's what's going to happen) & not paying $50/person more for less IYKWIM
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Forum: General DVC Discussion 7 May 21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Shooby doo
Always holiday in Sept/Oct & have a Jun UY & have...

Always holiday in Sept/Oct & have a Jun UY & have had no issues. You really just need the current points to be available for your normal travel time TBH
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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 May 21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 87,102
Posted By Shooby doo
Just to add that as far as parking, Park parking...

Just to add that as far as parking, Park parking is free but you now have to pay for overnight parking at all disney hotels, unless you are staying at a DVC resort on points
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Forum: Accommodation 6 May 21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Shooby doo
We liked SS, it had only just opened plus it was...

We liked SS, it had only just opened plus it was 2 weeks after 9/11 so a lot of things still closed but room wise I remember it had a "sitting room" before the bedroom part, so we could put DS to bed...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 6 May 21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Shooby doo
For us it's cereal, fruit, bread,jam (jelly;))...

For us it's cereal, fruit, bread,jam (jelly;)) peanut butter, milk & gatorade... & several big bags of Lays -Ranch & mesquite bbq;)
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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 6 May 21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By Shooby doo
I'd think the only spanner would be that...

I'd think the only spanner would be that generally you would have had to buy the hotel & tickets as a package, so you can't for instance use one TA for the hotel & then another possibly cheaper...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 May 21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Shooby doo
I read a recent blog that stated they had "heard"...

I read a recent blog that stated they had "heard" $3000/person , I'd want a role in the next movie for that!:pgig:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 May 21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Shooby doo
Last post really nails it, you can't miss what...

Last post really nails it, you can't miss what you never saw, if t'internet had been as big back when we started going in '92, you'd be surprised what has actually disappeared. Even more recently...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 May 21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,561
Posted By Shooby doo
I think it will be one or the other by August,...

I think it will be one or the other by August, initially it could be both but a lot will depend on we he opens up- not even sure that he knows who he is !:pgig::pgig::pgig: For the UK I believe May...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 May 21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Shooby doo
What if I started by saying "what if 2022 is no...

What if I started by saying "what if 2022 is no different?" or 2023,2024... We have to try to put faith in people that have either been wrong from the start or outright lying from the start!...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 5 May 21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Shooby doo
TBH it could be both!:pgig: I have read that...

TBH it could be both!:pgig: I have read that "they" have been at it again! Conversely our stay this year is 2 points more than 2022 for exact same days:erm:
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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 5 May 21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By Shooby doo
Of the 2 I would pick homecoming, didn't rate WCC...

Of the 2 I would pick homecoming, didn't rate WCC on our last trip but our son & his GF loved it. At this stage I think you will just have to take what you can get as a lot of the restaurants can be...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 5 May 21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Shooby doo
As you'll need to mortgage the house to stay I'll...

As you'll need to mortgage the house to stay I'll give it a miss :pgig::pgig::pgig:
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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 May 21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 87,102
Posted By Shooby doo
Well I hope that you all get the deal that you...

Well I hope that you all get the deal that you are expecting don't forget though that what Disney class as "a deal" really stretches that definition!;) For anyone that had the last Free Dining deal &...
Forum: Accommodation 4 May 21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Shooby doo
If you planned more universal then I'd say go...

If you planned more universal then I'd say go I-drive, SS is only a 10 min walk from the Premium Outlets & if you like walking it's only 30 mins to Disney Springs, as we often walk from Saratoga to...
Forum: Tickets 4 May 21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Shooby doo
Yes we have one preferred & 1 premium & just use...

Yes we have one preferred & 1 premium & just use the preferred for parking & discounts.
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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 May 21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,558
Posted By Shooby doo
Not even sure how that affects us, still no...

Not even sure how that affects us, still no border open to International tourists - quicker flying to Mexico & just walking in ;) No mask mandate in Florida but still one in Orange county... It's...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 4 May 21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,475
Posted By Shooby doo
Pete Werner is known to over egg things but the...

Pete Werner is known to over egg things but the principle remains that one of the big selling points that "they" push is that points never change, DVD take this too mean "well never change until we...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 May 21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Shooby doo
Sort of depends, sit down or counter service?...

Sort of depends, sit down or counter service? Unfortunately Disney food is expensive & if you don't want to go offsite there is no way to avoid this. Even on 2x CS meals a day I'd guess you are still...
Forum: Tickets 3 May 21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Shooby doo
It's only expensive (for Disney) if you need more...

It's only expensive (for Disney) if you need more than 5 days so if you only need 2 days then you are looking around £180 versus £440. Universal is obviously the same but you can save for instance...
Forum: Accommodation 2 May 21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Shooby doo
Universalorlando site, I was on the AP site...

Universalorlando site, I was on the AP site yesterday so works as far as getting an AP price. Also have a look at Netflights to compare:d: Just to add looking at your countdown you are too early, AP...
Forum: Tickets 2 May 21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Shooby doo
I would guess spring '22 after the annual rise,...

I would guess spring '22 after the annual rise, up until '19 they only done one rise a year but I think that they did 2 in '19 but to go back to the norm would be once. Annual rise is approx 6% but...
Forum: Accommodation 1 May 21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Shooby doo
There was a big stink on a lot of US forums about...

There was a big stink on a lot of US forums about the 2perks" being removed, Magical express goes at the end of this year! Morning EMH was pretty good but always felt the evening ones were really...
Forum: Accommodation 1 May 21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Shooby doo
Did you get them with a booking made last year?...

Did you get them with a booking made last year? Otherwise MrSO is correct you no longer get them, in fact I can't even move the ones I've paid for, from next week until Sept! If you have the app then...
Forum: Accommodation 1 May 21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Shooby doo
As above, all other discounts you actually need...

As above, all other discounts you actually need to have it as they require a Serial No.
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Forum: Tickets 1 May 21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Shooby doo
Whilst "our" tickets are the better deal, it is...

Whilst "our" tickets are the better deal, it is an all or nothing deal IYKWIM So direct a 5 day MYW Hopper is approx same value whilst through a retailer it would be an 8 day but if you only need 3-4...
Forum: Tickets 1 May 21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Shooby doo
It depends on your alternative? On a MYW I think...

It depends on your alternative? On a MYW I think you get to about a 5 day before the 14 day Ultimate becomes the better option. Every ticket get's FP+, currently & of course it isn't running. MM I...
Forum: Accommodation 30 Apr 21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Shooby doo
As far as EMH they are gone for good & been...

As far as EMH they are gone for good & been replaced by getting in 30 mins early:jump::erm: You can park hop without a Disney stay so no perk there. So that leaves FP+ if/when it returns but rumours...
Forum: Accommodation 30 Apr 21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By Shooby doo
In under a week we should have been spending 10...

In under a week we should have been spending 10 nights at Sapphire(before moving to Disney) it was a fairly simple choice in that most reviews describe it as RPR standard but without the EP's & on a...
Forum: Accommodation 30 Apr 21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By Shooby doo
As it stands they don't have/need the staff so...

As it stands they don't have/need the staff so basically less wages, no need for transport= less costs etc. With reduced park capacity there is no need, not forgetting that the PO's aren't the only...
Forum: Accommodation 29 Apr 21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Shooby doo
" Surely it's not that full...

" Surely it's not that full already...":pgig::pgig::pgig: Well of the 11 WDW DVC Hotels there is zero availability for those 2 weeks, plus not everything is re-opened- you still have both PO's...
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