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Forum: Hurricane Advice 31 Aug 19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,071
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Thanks for all of your advice, we'll be checking...

Thanks for all of your advice, we'll be checking the news to see what's happening.

We've managed to get water etc but fingers crossed it will ease off before it hits us.

We've had lots of...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 30 Aug 19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,071
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Here now - Hurricane advice?

We're here now and due to fly home next Friday (6th).

Just wondered what to expect re. the hurricane - I'm guessing everything closes including parks, supermarkets etc? Does everything open fairly...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Aug 19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,151
Posted By 123TOPAZ
I've had issues twice now and had to constantly...

I've had issues twice now and had to constantly chase for my refund! The annoying thing was the screen showed 250 to pay and 250 refund - it should balance out but didn't so had to put my card...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 25 Jul 19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By 123TOPAZ
I thought I was the only one planning on taking...

I thought I was the only one planning on taking baked beans :pgig: Last time we were there the beans were awful and my 2 boys love them with their hash browns and sausages in the morning!

Will...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Jul 19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Thanks all, I will definitely take a look at...

Thanks all, I will definitely take a look at Publix and will also get a couple of personalised cake toppers before we travel too :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Jul 19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Been twice in February and found it to be a bit...

Been twice in February and found it to be a bit chilly in the morning and evening so need a hoody/jacket but by lunch it was lovely and warm and we were in shorts and t-shirts.

We're going at the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Jul 19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Birthday Cakes

It will be both of my sons birthdays whilst we're in Florida (age 10 and 13)

We're staying off-site at Windsor Hills and just wondered can anyone tell me where has a good selection of birthday...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Jul 19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,558
Posted By 123TOPAZ
My mum and dad also used Puffin - my dad ended up...

My mum and dad also used Puffin - my dad ended up with an ear infection which extended their holiday in Greece by almost 2 weeks - my mum said they were fantastic and everything was so easy.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 4 Jul 19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Thanks everyone - I'll take a look.

Thanks everyone - I'll take a look.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 2 Jul 19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Food shop ... yogurt!

When we previously visited all of the yogurts we picked up from the supermarket were very gloopy and sweet.

Can anyone recommend which brands are more like the uk versions? We'll be starting to...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 May 19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By 123TOPAZ
We have also booked for Labour day and are hoping...

We have also booked for Labour day and are hoping that it's not too manic!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Mar 19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,413
Posted By 123TOPAZ
We lost our son when we went a few years ago (he...

We lost our son when we went a few years ago (he would have been 9ish) and had wandered off to put his rubbish in the bin! I'd already said that if he lost us to go straight to a cast member and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Mar 19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,233
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Same thing happened to me last week - logged on...

Same thing happened to me last week - logged on after seeing a post on here and our seats had been moved so tried to move them back online. The refund amount was showing as 250 but there was a...
Forum: Accommodation 1 Mar 19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Stayed at Windsor Hill in 2016 and staying again...

Stayed at Windsor Hill in 2016 and staying again this year. It's really quick to get to Disney so would definitely recommend :)
Forum: Special Needs 19 Feb 19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Thank you so much 2littleboys. I was starting to...

Thank you so much 2littleboys. I was starting to worry that maybe we were making the wrong decision but a few people that have had experience with dementia have helped to ease my mind.

The...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Feb 19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,113
Posted By 123TOPAZ
If you could adjust your dates by 1 day you could...

If you could adjust your dates by 1 day you could fly direct with TC from Gatwick on 14th Aug and return on 28th Aug - cost for 3 adults and 2 children including luggage would be 3943.90.
Forum: Special Needs 12 Feb 19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By 123TOPAZ
I'll get my mum to check the insurance as all of...

I'll get my mum to check the insurance as all of his health issues are currently listed but not the VD.

My dad is only 60 so the diagnosis has obviously come as a shock :(

I appreciate everyone...
Forum: Special Needs 12 Feb 19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By 123TOPAZ
He uses a scooter as needed here so he's used to...

He uses a scooter as needed here so he's used to one. He definitely wouldn't want to be pushed around in a wheelchair.
Forum: Special Needs 11 Feb 19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By 123TOPAZ
It's something that he's been really looking...

It's something that he's been really looking forward to since we booked last year and tbh more so now he's had the diagnosis. I just want to make sure we're fully prepared and get any help that's...
Forum: Special Needs 11 Feb 19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By 123TOPAZ
He's currently waiting for a second scan but...

He's currently waiting for a second scan but fairly early stages I think. We don't go for another 6 months and so hoping it's not going to be too much of an issue.

I suppose I'm more worried about...
Forum: Special Needs 11 Feb 19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Where to start - disabled and dementia

We've been to Disney twice as a family (our boys are 12 & 9) but this time we'll be taking my parents.

My dad has multiple health issues - he has diabetes, Neuropathy in his hands and feet and has...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Jan 19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,563
Posted By 123TOPAZ
We'll be booking for the 27th of August too...

We'll be booking for the 27th of August too ... first time and can't wait :) :)
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Jan 19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 175,699
Posted By 123TOPAZ
We'll be booking for the end of August :)...

We'll be booking for the end of August :) Previously been to Disney in February so not had the opportunity to go but we're all looking forward to going this time!

Now to decide if our 2 boys will...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Sep 18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Yes with Alamo :)

Yes with Alamo :)
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 9 Sep 18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Thanks for all your help, just booking now and it...

Thanks for all your help, just booking now and it come down by almost 40 :)
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 8 Sep 18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Aug 2019 - best time to book?

Could anyone tell me when would be the best time to book our car hire for Aug 2019 please?

We've previously booked a fly drive so not booked car hire separately before.

I've got a quote from...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Mar 18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,141
Posted By 123TOPAZ
This was February though so not as hot as later...

This was February though so not as hot as later in the year. Summer for us next year for the first time :grin:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Mar 18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,141
Posted By 123TOPAZ
We first went when our youngest was 4 and a half...

We first went when our youngest was 4 and a half and oldest 7 - our 4 year old really surprised us! We didn't take a buggy and walked all day and not once did he moan - I think that there's so much...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Mar 18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,751
Posted By 123TOPAZ
When I checked our flight last week they'd...

When I checked our flight last week they'd increased to 5300 :omg: Maybe they were trying to discourage people from booking as knew they were cancelling the flights!

We're on the 10:40 from...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Mar 18, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 604
Posted By 123TOPAZ
No TC flights from Stansted after Aug 2018

Just has an email to say that our flight for next August 19 has been cancelled and we now have to fly from Gatwick.

Might be worth checking your flight if you're going from Stansted :erm:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Mar 18, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,751
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Our flights have been moved to Gatwick - it...

Our flights have been moved to Gatwick - it doesn't look like TC are flying from Stansted after Aug 2018!
Forum: General Chat 15 Mar 18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By 123TOPAZ
TC Stansted flight cancelled - now Gatwick

Just has an email to say that our flight for next August 19 has been moved from Stansted to Gatwick :( A bit further to travel and leaving an hour later :cry:
Forum: General Chat 14 Mar 18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,083
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Our school is due to go back on Friday 6...

Our school is due to go back on Friday 6 September 2019 but the LA are suggesting it's an inset day - I hope so because we've booked and don't arrive back the 7th September! That's Derbyshire.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Mar 18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,751
Posted By 123TOPAZ
I'll keep an eye out for you ;)

I'll keep an eye out for you ;)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Mar 18, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,751
Posted By 123TOPAZ
No premium from Stanstead but still happy with...

No premium from Stanstead but still happy with what we paid :)

Its a very long time to wait :(
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Mar 18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,751
Posted By 123TOPAZ
23rd Aug and returning 6th Sept (Stanstead - MCO)

23rd Aug and returning 6th Sept (Stanstead - MCO)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Mar 18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,751
Posted By 123TOPAZ
We got direct for under 500 at the end of August...

We got direct for under 500 at the end of August - thought it was too early to book but glad I went for it :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Mar 18, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,751
Posted By 123TOPAZ
2 adults and 2 children. Glad we've booked...

2 adults and 2 children. Glad we've booked already - couldn't afford to go at those prices!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Mar 18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,751
Posted By 123TOPAZ
TC flights Aug 2019 - huge price increase

Just checked our flights for Aug 2019 and the prices have massively increased - we paid 1900 and the cost now would be 5300 :omg:

Anyone know if there is a reason or if it's just down to demand?
Forum: Special Needs 22 Jan 18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By 123TOPAZ
Many thanks I think we're going to hire one...

Many thanks

I think we're going to hire one once we get there - seems to be far easier and if it breaks down then we can just call someone out to fix it.
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