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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,881
Posted By Robyn89
We had an in-person test taken in our resort in...

We had an in-person test taken in our resort in Jamaica.

That being said, hubby has flown to US for work and he took the antigen test in Heathrow airport terminal. I did the same in Gatwick...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,881
Posted By Robyn89
I think people need to remember the travel ban...

I think people need to remember the travel ban wasnít a blanket ban on all foreigners. The United States has been receiving travellers from plenty of other countries outside of the select few on the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Sep 21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,765
Posted By Robyn89
This isnít new Act1980 - back in mid-August I had...

This isnít new Act1980 - back in mid-August I had a real nightmare getting hold of BA (the holidays department I might add, the flight only team seemed to have much more capacity).

So firstly - is...
Forum: General Chat 22 Sep 21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,213
Posted By Robyn89
38 days + 15 automatically carried over and we...

38 days + 15 automatically carried over and we can apply to carry more over if thereís an operational reason why we havenít been able to take the leave. We also get 5-7 days additional leave for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Sep 21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,069
Posted By Robyn89
We travelled transatlantic in August - the...

We travelled transatlantic in August - the disposable masks are the best, Iím not a particular fan of masks but I didnít even notice I had it on. I think Iíve just become so used to them.

When we...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Sep 21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By Robyn89
We went in September just gone. Weíve been before...

We went in September just gone. Weíve been before and it definitely was just as magical as any of the other times we have been. We also felt no less safe than we have anywhere else.

As another...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Sep 21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 111,199
Posted By Robyn89
Liz, Sue - aside from nearly falling over after...

Liz, Sue - aside from nearly falling over after the announcement, I thought of both of you first! It means everything to me to be able to take my little family to the USÖ but itís so much more than...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Robyn89
Just wanted to pop back and say thanks for your...

Just wanted to pop back and say thanks for your help and advice! Used Seatspy to check availability - booked 2 x economy return tickets to Miami and then contacted Virgin today and they used one of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Robyn89
Companion vouchers - weíll use it to book a...

Companion vouchers - weíll use it to book a ticket for our DS ☺️
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Sep 21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Robyn89
Companion Vouchers Help

Hello everyone,

DH and I have 2 x companion vouchers with Virgin to use up - weíve never used these before so were just looking for tips to try and avoid any pitfalls we might stumble into.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Sep 21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,437
Posted By Robyn89
I really think now that unless they have an...

I really think now that unless they have an outbreak of a new variant, countries will only be going one way and thatís off the red list. The last two traffic light changes have demonstrated an...
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,185
Posted By Robyn89
Weíre on the hunt for a new bed too. I went to...

Weíre on the hunt for a new bed too. I went to Dreams yesterday as they have a mattress that analyses your measurements and sleeping position etc then recommends the sort of mattresses that would...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 111,199
Posted By Robyn89
Oh no, Iím so sorry to hear that! But hopefully...

Oh no, Iím so sorry to hear that! But hopefully the next time you visit, you wonít have to do the workaround and you get to spend all of the precious days your policy covers you for with your family...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 111,199
Posted By Robyn89
Hi lovely, no we used tests from a company called...

Hi lovely, no we used tests from a company called C19 testing for our return to the U.K. tests. Then for our Day 2 tests we did them at the airport with a company called Collinson that had a drive...
Forum: Christmas 15 Sep 21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Robyn89
Presents for toddlers

Hello!

I need some inspiration please - DS turns 2 in a week so trying to think of ideas for Christmas so we can start buying little bits and pieces.

Heís getting a little balance bike for his...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 111,199
Posted By Robyn89
I donít mind so much when Iím packing them to go...

I donít mind so much when Iím packing them to go away - itís the reverse I hate 🤣
Forum: Christmas 15 Sep 21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,091
Posted By Robyn89
Weíve ordered ours: Iíve gone for a Maple...

Weíve ordered ours:

Iíve gone for a Maple and Whisky melt calendar as their candles are to die for!

I pre-ordered hubby the BrewDog advent calendar. He had it last year and absolutely loved...
Forum: Christmas 15 Sep 21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Robyn89
I need some lessons from you on being organised! ...

I need some lessons from you on being organised! 🤣 My autumn wreath is being delivered next week but got 2 birthdays (mine this Sunday and DSí a week on Sunday) to get out of the way first and then...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 111,199
Posted By Robyn89
Looks beautiful! Not jealous at all when Iím...

Looks beautiful! Not jealous at all when Iím currently surrounded by packing cubes 🤣 the only small mercy is the washer and tumble drier in DVC villas - so at least most of it came back clean! 🤣
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Sep 21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 111,199
Posted By Robyn89
Great news! Have the best time 😍

Great news! Have the best time 😍
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,794
Posted By Robyn89
I know what youíre saying - I didnít mean that...

I know what youíre saying - I didnít mean that weíd overwhelm their system, more that airlines, hotels and other parts of the tourism industry in the US are probably doing well enough with domestic...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Sep 21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,313
Posted By Robyn89
Interesting article on the US travel ban

Hey everyone,

I posted this on a thread in the trip planning forum - but unsure how long that thread might survive there, or if my post might stray too close to politics and be deleted.

An...
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,794
Posted By Robyn89
This article is a really great read (a little bit...

This article is a really great read (a little bit long but one for over a brew).

Will post it in the Political forum too in case it gets deleted from here for straying too close to the wire.
...
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,794
Posted By Robyn89
Pick an arbitrary date that has some kind of...

Pick an arbitrary date that has some kind of meaning and go with that as a guess.

Freedom from Covid on 4th July
Withdrawal from Afghanistan on 9/11

As neither of these have delivered much...
Forum: General Chat 13 Sep 21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,550
Posted By Robyn89
Happy wedding day beautiful lady! 😍 You so so...

Happy wedding day beautiful lady! 😍 You so so deserve every single ounce of happiness that today and every day after will bring!

Cannot wait to see the photos ❤️
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,605
Posted By Robyn89
Itís great that youíre supporting her - DH and I...

Itís great that youíre supporting her - DH and I are both certified meat eaters but weíve been trying our best to be more mindful of how much we consume and where we source it from. I know itís not...
Forum: Christmas 12 Sep 21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Robyn89
My parents separated when I was about the same...

My parents separated when I was about the same age as your youngest. I know it worried my mum a lot too - but I still loved Christmas just the same, even if it was a bit different to how it used to...
Forum: Christmas 12 Sep 21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Robyn89
That sounds absolutely wonderful - since I had...

That sounds absolutely wonderful - since I had DS, Iíve even been getting into the swing of decorating the house a little bit for Halloween - although not as much as I do for Christmas. I go all out...
Forum: Christmas 12 Sep 21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Robyn89
If she loves a bubble bath, have a look at Tales...

If she loves a bubble bath, have a look at Tales of Toria soap - sheís a small business on Instagram (not sure if she advertises here) but she makes the most amazing Disney themed bath bombs. The...
Forum: Christmas 12 Sep 21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Robyn89
Iím so sorry for our losses - I canít begin to...

Iím so sorry for our losses - I canít begin to imagine how tough it must be to face the first Christmas without your parents. We have a beautiful golden star photo frame Christmas decoration with a...
Forum: Christmas 12 Sep 21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Robyn89
My hubby absolutely cannot wait until DS is Lego...

My hubby absolutely cannot wait until DS is Lego age 🤣 dreading him becoming PlayStation/XBox age as he has no clue what heís doing 😂
Forum: Christmas 12 Sep 21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Robyn89
Oh I have everything crossed youíll get your...

Oh I have everything crossed youíll get your trip! Hungover in Vegas on Christmas Day would definitely be better than food poisoning in the U.K. on Christmas Day 🤣
Forum: Christmas 12 Sep 21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Robyn89
As someone who is serving AND a military wife, I...

As someone who is serving AND a military wife, I completely feel your pain. I have absolutely everything crossed that the military is true to their word and you get to have your Christmas together!...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 12 Sep 21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,086
Posted By Robyn89
Weíve had the opposite experience to you - we...

Weíve had the opposite experience to you - we never really watched them until they had Jackson, heís a month or so younger than our DS so now we watch their vlogs all of the time 😃. Totally...
Forum: Christmas 12 Sep 21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Robyn89
The C Word

Sorry to be mentioning Christmas in SeptemberÖ but kinda not sorry because I absolutely LOVE the build up. Especially now we have a little boy to share the magic with ❤️.

Christmas last year was a...
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,457
Posted By Robyn89
Iím not getting drawn into this with you. You...

Iím not getting drawn into this with you. You know absolutely nothing about my career or the experiences Iíve had - so please donít comment as if you do. You also donít know the things Iíve had to...
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,457
Posted By Robyn89
I wouldnít say weíre all on a witch hunt. Some...

I wouldnít say weíre all on a witch hunt. Some just frustrated about the expertise people have all of sudden despite never having set foot in a war zone. Itís easy to say what the people on the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 111,199
Posted By Robyn89
Couldnít agree more! Life is far too short to...

Couldnít agree more! Life is far too short to spend time not doing the things that bring us joy. Weíre vaccinated, we tested regularly, we took all of the precautions necessary to keep our little...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 111,199
Posted By Robyn89
Thanks for the well wishes everyone, weíre home...

Thanks for the well wishes everyone, weíre home safe. The drive to Miami was painless - as was the flight (pretty much empty)Ö the M25 less so! Elliott has been an absolute hero though and heís...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 111,199
Posted By Robyn89
Well, itís our last morning in our beautiful...

Well, itís our last morning in our beautiful villa at Old Key West. Weíve had an absolutely wonderful trip and we are so so glad we did the workaround - we wouldnít have done it without everyone on...
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