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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 01:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,500
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Great thread!

Great thread!
Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 12:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,079
Posted By KarenG
Mobile No need to sell unless youíd rather have the cash...

No need to sell unless youíd rather have the cash :)

If we canít travel Iím just going to rent out my points.

I canít in my wildest dreams imagine we wonít be able to travel internationally...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By KarenG
Mobile That is true. But it is also true, I...

That is true.

But it is also true, I believe, that a number of insurance companies simply wonít offer cover which leaves you with a smaller number to choose from. This generally means you do...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Good news!

Good news!
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 11:28 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 61,013
Posted By KarenG
Mobile We were tapering for Dopey 🤦 Iím not...

We were tapering for Dopey 🤦

Iím not going to pretend it was all fun, but 10k is a perfect distance around SSR / OKW (though I donít think youíre allowed through DTD nowadays which we used to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,365
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Yes, thatís what we found. We went to a Ďfurther...

Yes, thatís what we found. We went to a Ďfurther awayí crematorium because it was able to accommodate 30 rather than the one closer which had a limit of 10.

Family members werenít allowed to touch...
Forum: Beyond the Parks Yesterday, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 469
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Me too 😢 Canít wait to plan the next one...

Me too 😢

Canít wait to plan the next one though :)
Forum: TV and Film Yesterday, 07:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,415
Posted By KarenG
Mobile It broke my heart watching it. I suspected it...

It broke my heart watching it. I suspected it would but it was so sad to see people ostracised as recently as forty years ago 😢

I would like to think it shows things have changed a lot now (which...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By KarenG
I canít say if itís normal or not, but although...

I canít say if itís normal or not, but although Iím older than your DD, Iíve been T1D for over 40 years and driving since 17. Mine is £350 p/a (but my car might be less risky, different postcode and...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 61,013
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Fabulous to run around, we had to do fourteen...

Fabulous to run around, we had to do fourteen miles once and athough we had an element of looping and repeat it wasnít too difficult to achieve !
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 61,013
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Just to confirm with others, you can definitely...

Just to confirm with others, you can definitely get away with no car at SSR. Itís also the best (only?) Disney hotel to get to Ďoffsiteí on foot :)
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By KarenG
Mobile My feeling is that when they laid out SSR they...

My feeling is that when they laid out SSR they built in some conscious Ďshort cutsí that donít exist in OKW for pedestrians.

Iíve stayed at both quite a lot over the years and done quite a lot of...
Forum: General Chat 23 Jan 21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,452
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I just keep mine on the drive! Wondering now if...

I just keep mine on the drive! Wondering now if this is bad form 😐
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 23 Jan 21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,174
Posted By KarenG
Mobile Absolutely :) There are a few places to stay...

Absolutely :)

There are a few places to stay just outside which are worth considering too :)
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 23 Jan 21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,174
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 23 Jan 21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,174
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 23 Jan 21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,857
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 23 Jan 21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,079
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 23 Jan 21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,174
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 23 Jan 21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,174
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 23 Jan 21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,201
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 23 Jan 21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,371
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 23 Jan 21, 12:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
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 23 Jan 21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,857
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 23 Jan 21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,174
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 22 Jan 21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,047
Posted By KarenG
Mobile I got one back in March, too :)

I got one back in March, too :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Jan 21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 13,928
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 22 Jan 21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,174
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 22 Jan 21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 469
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 22 Jan 21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 469
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 22 Jan 21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,201
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: 7,106
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: 1,201
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: 7,106
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: 2,876
Views: 197,288
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: 216
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: 1,201
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: 21
Views: 1,715
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: 342
Views: 32,007
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: 22
Views: 469
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...
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