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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jan 22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By jakesmum
Just like Taffy, we were caught out in the first...

Just like Taffy, we were caught out in the first lockdown and had to do a chargeback through our credit card as they were trying to levy fees that went against their own T&C's. Really not a good...
Forum: Accommodation 5 Jan 22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By jakesmum
Just sent them an email so hopefully i'll get a...

Just sent them an email so hopefully i'll get a reply. I only need 9 days so i've got my fingers crossed that it'll be less that 150 :o:
Forum: Accommodation 5 Jan 22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By jakesmum
Sofitel Heathrow Airport

Hoping someone can advise, seeing another thread about the Sofitel coming up as a mystery room on lastminute, had a look and it's coming up at 107 for the night.
Does anyone know what the price is...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By jakesmum
I've tried the GP, the county immunisation team,...

I've tried the GP, the county immunisation team, the covid phone line, everyone just keeps telling me that schools will be done at some point.
Unfortunately, our school decided not to send letters...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Oct 21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By jakesmum
How are you all getting a vaccine for kids who...

How are you all getting a vaccine for kids who live with high risk adults, i've been trying for months now as DH is on Immune suppressing biologics and the covid helpline and the GP just keep telling...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Oct 21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,016
Posted By jakesmum
I just tried to get my daughter a routine...

I just tried to get my daughter a routine appointment to have a telephone conversation with a doctor so I can get them to run a coeliac test on her, (son is a coeliac and Daughter now hasn't grown in...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Oct 21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,084
Posted By jakesmum
I've booked with Andy for next year, 3 weeks in...

I've booked with Andy for next year, 3 weeks in June for an intermediate SUV - 1045, and just hoping they come down so that I can make use of his free cancellation policy.
Yes my eyes watered at...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,969
Posted By jakesmum
DD and I have been watching videos of the rides,...

DD and I have been watching videos of the rides, We know that anything like Star Tours or Flight of passage is a no go for me. Things like Midway Mania I can handle fine :(

I'm now looking at...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,969
Posted By jakesmum
We were going to get one annual pass to get the...

We were going to get one annual pass to get the free parking :(



I should have put in the OP that DH and I are both disabled, doing all of the parks is just too much for us, If I had the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,969
Posted By jakesmum
My husband is currently doing a happy dance...

My husband is currently doing a happy dance because 'the dibbers agree' with him :d:

Sighhhh, looks like I need to have a chat with DD about changing her mind back to Disney :o:
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,969
Posted By jakesmum
We have a villa booked for 3 weeks, I didn't...

We have a villa booked for 3 weeks, I didn't really want to pay 750 for both park tickets, i'm a bit of a scrooge :pgig:
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,969
Posted By jakesmum
Nooo! Why Universal? why would you make all your...

Nooo! Why Universal? why would you make all your rides Simulators! It's me that can't ride them :cry: (I can't focus on moving objects when being tipped about so get motion sickness in them)
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,969
Posted By jakesmum
You are both singing from my hymn sheet here! (I...

You are both singing from my hymn sheet here! (I am 100% pro Universal with DD, DS and DH are the ones pushing for Disney!)

I shall move Volcano bay to the Pro list hahaha!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Oct 21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,969
Posted By jakesmum
Help me again please! Disneyworld or Universal?

The family is at loggerheads, we are currently 2 members wanting Universal, 2 wanting Disney on our trip next year.

Each side has given pro's for their choices and con's for their not wanted, this...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 11 Oct 21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 916
Posted By jakesmum
Pre Trip Report 2 - Lets Try This Again!

It seems years since I started this trip report with the intention of surprising DH with a week long trip for the two of us to Florida for his 50th!
2 Years later and here we are tentatively dipping...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Oct 21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,624
Posted By jakesmum
Thank you everyone, we have booked with BA and...

Thank you everyone, we have booked with BA and moving our dates forward by 1day saved us another 400 with them!
Totally agree about Emirates etc, we flew with them to Aus twice and the service you...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,624
Posted By jakesmum
I like the way you think! especially as we are...

I like the way you think! especially as we are burger and chips people and don't really drink, 110 would do 2 meals out!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,624
Posted By jakesmum
Virgin is showing flights from LHR :)

Virgin is showing flights from LHR :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,624
Posted By jakesmum
Oh that's an interesting point, we booked with BA...

Oh that's an interesting point, we booked with BA on our cancelled trip and have to say, their amendment policy and super quick refund of our money when it was cancelled was a really huge thumbs up...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,624
Posted By jakesmum
Yep, we are one of the ones who get free seat...

Yep, we are one of the ones who get free seat selection due to disability, one of the few perks of a body that doesn't work properly :pgig:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,624
Posted By jakesmum
That's good to know that they are much of a...

That's good to know that they are much of a muchness, we were looking at Premium back so we would have more chance of sleeping and for the extra luggage, but now i'm wondering about doing Economy...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,624
Posted By jakesmum
Thank you for replying! Unfortunately DH...

Thank you for replying!

Unfortunately DH hates Gatwick with a passion and wants heathrow (yes I really do have to deal with things like this with him :pgig: )
I've just checked at it's saying...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Oct 21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,624
Posted By jakesmum
Which do you prefer? Virgin or BA?

Hello Dibbers,

So we are again, tentatively dipping our toes into a Florida booking for Very end of May next year.
Found our villa :D now it's time for flights. DH has point blank refused to fly...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Oct 21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,434
Posted By jakesmum
It's one of the strangest side effects i've ever...

It's one of the strangest side effects i've ever had from an illness, one thing I wanted to ask my fellow tasteless people, does anyone else suffer with travel sickness since they lost their taste?...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Oct 21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,434
Posted By jakesmum
Never had Covid as far as i'm aware, any PCR test...

Never had Covid as far as i'm aware, any PCR test i've had to take has been negative, but for the last 2 1/2 weeks I can taste and smell that horrible smell that you get as you walk past a dumpster...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,447
Posted By jakesmum
My daughter is just shy of 14 and thankfully has...

My daughter is just shy of 14 and thankfully has never once been of any mind when talking to us other than she will get the jab as and when she can. Me, my husband and her brother are all double...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 May 21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,087
Posted By jakesmum
Airline name - Virgin Route - LHR to MCO ...

Airline name - Virgin
Route - LHR to MCO
Flight number - VS135
Departure date - 27th May 2021
Date notified of flight cancellation - 07/05/21
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Mar 21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 55,896
Posted By jakesmum
I had the AZ vaccine, first jab on the 10th, I...

I had the AZ vaccine, first jab on the 10th, I was fluey and on fire that night, fine until tuesday and then i've been really rough ever since and still not right now :(
Suffering with exhaustion,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Aug 20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 129,336
Posted By jakesmum
Jet2 - Holiday cancelled on Friday 21st August,...

Jet2 - Holiday cancelled on Friday 21st August, last payment refunded today (they refunded each payment individually). Was very pleasantly surprised, especially as I had an email saying it could...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Aug 20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By jakesmum
Ugh, Its horrible for all of you in the same boat...

Ugh, Its horrible for all of you in the same boat as me with your insurance providers, hoping they all pull their fingers out.
Thank you to the poster who said about giving them a deadline, i'm off...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Aug 20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By jakesmum
How long would you wait for travel insurance to consider your claim?

So like most of you our holiday to Florida was cancelled :(

I manged to claim back everything from the various companies except the villa cost which I put a claim in to my travel insurance for.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Aug 20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,044
Posted By jakesmum
We are due to fly 27th August to the Canaries,...

We are due to fly 27th August to the Canaries, according to jet2 we are still going, have been sent our tickets and everything over the last few days.
I just can't get excited though, I don't think...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jun 20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,974
Posted By jakesmum
My youngest needs to get back to school and i've...

My youngest needs to get back to school and i've been saying that since the easter hols :o: not so much cos she's being a pain in my backside, more that she needs the social interaction with her...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Jun 20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 471,434
Posted By jakesmum
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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Jun 20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,041
Views: 471,434
Posted By jakesmum
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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Jun 20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,603
Posted By jakesmum
My god I hope thats an app glitch! :omg: :omg:

My god I hope thats an app glitch! :omg: :omg:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jun 20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,603
Posted By jakesmum
THank you both! back to the drawing board for me!...

THank you both! back to the drawing board for me! I promise i'm not always this much of a numpty!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jun 20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,603
Posted By jakesmum
The Virgin site gives me 5 seat options, Economy...

The Virgin site gives me 5 seat options, Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Delight (which I assumed was premium Economy), Premium and Upper Class. Am I getting confused? I've only ever flown...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jun 20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,603
Posted By jakesmum
I did, they are roughly 60 cheaper but flying...

I did, they are roughly 60 cheaper but flying back premium economy as they don't have a premium class :( cheapest i've found so far is 1164 with Virgin for March, just got to keep looking lol
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jun 20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,603
Posted By jakesmum
Thank you so much Softy, we are looking for 9-10...

Thank you so much Softy, we are looking for 9-10 days, I shall wait it out and see what prices are like in a few weeks. Good news is we are totally flexible on dates and length of stay so if I can...
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