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Forum: Current Issues Forum Yesterday, 12:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By Simba2014
Mobile Damn, and I thought the UK was moving quickly but...

Damn, and I thought the UK was moving quickly but restaurants at full capacity already? I must say this doesn't make me want to visit anytime soon, they seem to be taking it even less serious than us.
Forum: Tickets 29 May 20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By Simba2014
By the sounds of it they won't even be available...

By the sounds of it they won't even be available soon, so if you want them order now.
Forum: General Trip Planning 26 May 20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By Simba2014
Looks like Spain is preparing for tourism. ...

Looks like Spain is preparing for tourism.

"Spain to welcome tourists from 1 July with no quarantine"...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 May 20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,589
Posted By Simba2014
It says British Airways, Norweigan and Virgin all...

It says British Airways, Norweigan and Virgin all require masks on flights (as well as other airlines). Honestly can't imagine a 8 hour flight being very nice, not to mention mask wearing whilst in...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 May 20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,093
Posted By Simba2014
I'd suggest looking at the Disneyland Paris forum...

I'd suggest looking at the Disneyland Paris forum before praising them so much. I was thinking of booking a trip to Paris myself but actually after reading everyones complaints I thought against it...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 11 May 20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 65,023
Posted By Simba2014
Here are my experiences so far. Thankfully mostly...

Here are my experiences so far. Thankfully mostly positive.

British Airways - Refund received (flight and hotel)
Walt Disney World - Refund received (US single day tickets)
Undercover Tourist -...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 29 Apr 20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,464
Posted By Simba2014
Mobile Honestly, yes it's not essential, but...

Honestly, yes it's not essential, but realistically you aren't putting any life in danger either. If it was me I'd do it providing you take the necessary precautions you mentioned.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Apr 20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,739
Posted By Simba2014
As others have said, you either had to hold out...

As others have said, you either had to hold out until much nearer to the time (ours was 15 days before cancellation). As it looks like you have already cancelled unfortunately you won't be able to...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 17 Apr 20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,972
Posted By Simba2014
That's some pretty shady terms and conditions,...

That's some pretty shady terms and conditions, and trying to make it look like they've done you a favour by giving you a voucher, wow! Definately will be avoiding holiday extras in future is this is...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 16 Apr 20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By Simba2014
I rang yesterday, first few times was a message...

I rang yesterday, first few times was a message saying unable to take calls. Gave it an hour, tried again and got straight through. BA customer service have been absolutely brilliant, it isn't the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 16 Apr 20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,016
Posted By Simba2014
Ah America, sometimes you think they aren't so...

Ah America, sometimes you think they aren't so different from us, different customs in a different place on a different continent. Othertimes you have to wonder if they are even the same species and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Apr 20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By Simba2014
Gotta say BA have handled mine great so far,...

Gotta say BA have handled mine great so far, waiting for refund to come through but I rang them today, got through and they were happy to help, didn't even ask if we wanted a voucher, just handled...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 Apr 20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,151
Posted By Simba2014
Yep a lot of companies are dragging their heels...

Yep a lot of companies are dragging their heels. Gatwick Airport had a nice easy online cancellation system for those that had refundable parking, but that's all been removed and no way of cancelling...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 Apr 20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 41,963
Posted By Simba2014
Lots of optimism here. My thoughts, I think...

Lots of optimism here. My thoughts, I think Disney will begin to open in some capacity by August but mostly shops and restaurants with perhaps further limited guests experiences following from...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 6 Apr 20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,263
Posted By Simba2014
An unpopular opinion, but one that holds some...

An unpopular opinion, but one that holds some truth. I feel some of his more recent stuff has been good, but we had a massive time advantage and blew it so we could build herd immunity which had to...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 18 Mar 20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,259
Posted By Simba2014
Yep just cancelled my May non flexible booking...

Yep just cancelled my May non flexible booking and got a refund. Excellent customer service from them in these crazy times.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 18 Mar 20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,616
Posted By Simba2014
I read Mondays imperial college university paper...

I read Mondays imperial college university paper. It had some interesting outlooks, including a scenario where we could go on lock down for 2 months to subdue it, then once the NHS has recovered...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 18 Mar 20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Simba2014
Wow. It's amazing that some people literally have...

Wow. It's amazing that some people literally have no idea what is going on. I know Americans can be gulliable but this takes the biscuit.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 15 Mar 20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,521
Posted By Simba2014
They've had that notice for some time now so...

They've had that notice for some time now so that's pretty standard.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 15 Mar 20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,521
Posted By Simba2014
Nothing here, we fly 3rd May from Gatwick. I'm...

Nothing here, we fly 3rd May from Gatwick. I'm sure its coming though.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 15 Mar 20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Simba2014
Future doesn't look good for them at all :(...

Future doesn't look good for them at all :( That's a lot of refunds to process with the FCO announcement so things may take time. However I'd be seriously concerned if I had flights booked with them...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 15 Mar 20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,948
Posted By Simba2014
Well as FCO is now advising against all but...

Well as FCO is now advising against all but essential travel I think its to safe to say flights will be cancelled. Sad news everyone but not completely unexpected. I've been looking forward to going...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 15 Mar 20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,948
Posted By Simba2014
I've got two weeks to decide on ours, right now I...

I've got two weeks to decide on ours, right now I think I'll pay the balance as can always be cancelled or changed later on if needs be but I'll give it another week before I fully decide.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 15 Mar 20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,898
Posted By Simba2014
Mobile All Sainsbury's delivery slots gone for the next...

All Sainsbury's delivery slots gone for the next 3 weeks. We've basically entered the apocalypse.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 Mar 20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,006
Posted By Simba2014
Universal Orlando now closed as well from Sunday...

Universal Orlando now closed as well from Sunday. Hotels and CityWalk open.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 Mar 20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,559
Posted By Simba2014
I hope those that still think this is just the...

I hope those that still think this is just the flu, and Disney has never closed the theme parks before for any virus now so it'd never happen come to terms that this is serious? Or are they still in...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 Mar 20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 48,268
Posted By Simba2014
This is seriously quite worrying. We move into...

This is seriously quite worrying. We move into the next 'stage' but all thats changed is a few warnings and minor advisories. Either the UK know something the rest of the world don't (unlikely) or we...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 Mar 20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,672
Posted By Simba2014
It's not really the same thing. I'm all for...

It's not really the same thing. I'm all for lowing our carbon footprint, but that doesn't mean killing off every single thing. Staycations over long distance holidays abroad, less consumerism and a...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 Mar 20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,441
Posted By Simba2014
Adding myself to the wait and see list. Flying...

Adding myself to the wait and see list. Flying May 3rd, so 7/8 weeks, which by many estimates will be peak time for the virus. I've done the costs, if we cancelled outright right now it'd be a loss...
Forum: Tickets 12 Mar 20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Simba2014
Advicee re Disney Ticket Changes Due to Global Circumstances

Wondering if anyone has any ideas about tickets purchased via Disney direct, specifically US 1/2+ day date specific ones. I'm not sure in what circumstances they'd change them as generally they are...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 11 Mar 20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Simba2014
People sure are dumb. The same people will...

People sure are dumb. The same people will probably moan enough isn't being done.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 11 Mar 20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By Simba2014
Mobile Sorry pulled the wrong number, but it did kill an...

Sorry pulled the wrong number, but it did kill an awful lot. Not trying to scaremonger, it's how I feel. This could kill a lot and I'm also fed up of people going it's just the flu. It's not. My...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 11 Mar 20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Simba2014
Somewhat helpful but it's still along the line of...

Somewhat helpful but it's still along the line of wait and see and nothing more at the moment. I feel the next few weeks are going to be pretty key both sides of the Atlantic, and can't say I feel...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 10 Mar 20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,619
Posted By Simba2014
Looking at the graph below, France and Germany...

Looking at the graph below, France and Germany are following a very similar pattern to China and Italy. Spain too has some terrible figures, if you look at the stats, I would expect Spain to have...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 10 Mar 20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,432
Posted By Simba2014
Mobile Whilst I admire your optimism, if this turns out...

Whilst I admire your optimism, if this turns out to be the 1 in 100 year pandemic e.g a repeat of the 1919 Spanish flu which killed 500 million, then I wouldn't be so sure of the parks not closing...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 10 Mar 20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,619
Posted By Simba2014
My two cents, my views only etc... I...

My two cents, my views only etc...

I predict in around 2 weeks we'll be in the same situation as Italy. The government isn't doing enough as they don't want to cause everything to crash too soon...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 10 Mar 20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,909
Posted By Simba2014
We go on the 3rd May (well thats the current plan...

We go on the 3rd May (well thats the current plan anyway). The final £1k payment is due 29th March. Hopefully at that stage things will be more clear. I totaled up what our losses would be to cancel...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 10 Mar 20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,437
Posted By Simba2014
I presume that means have you travelled from...

I presume that means have you travelled from Italy, to the UK, to Florida for example. I think UK to Florida would be fine providing the outbreak was still contained in the UK and you showed no other...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 8 Mar 20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,810
Posted By Simba2014
Balls of steel ;) but fingers crossed. I'm booked...

Balls of steel ;) but fingers crossed. I'm booked for early May, can't say I'd book now if I hadn't already. So much uncertainty.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 8 Mar 20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By Simba2014
It's a tricky predicament that's for sure, more...

It's a tricky predicament that's for sure, more so with your 9yo to add to the mix. Probably preaching to the choir but don't panic. Easy for me to say, but I'd suggest you wait it out, these...
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