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Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Oct 20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By Shooby doo
Rightly or wrongly I assumed that the whole of...

Rightly or wrongly I assumed that the whole of 2021 as that "fits" their reason for stopping full borrowing. Our May holiday is already booked & resulted in 10 nights at Uni to keep us under the 50%,...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Oct 20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Shooby doo
For us it would depend on who is eating, if the 3...

For us it would depend on who is eating, if the 3 of us were eating then I would pay for all of the snack, even if it was 2 us including DS but if it was something that only he wanted then he would...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Oct 20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Shooby doo
Change of Airport would constitute a major change...

Change of Airport would constitute a major change BUT they haven't informed you of it, it's your investigations so until they confirm that change it's you that wants to make a change hence the reason...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Oct 20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Shooby doo
The problem that you have,in any instance, if...

The problem that you have,in any instance, if Disney & DVC are open then it's not the owner's fault if you/we can't get there IYKWIM. Whilst it was all closed DVC relaxed their rules about points so...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Oct 20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By Shooby doo
Donaldfan just to put your free DMe into...

Donaldfan just to put your free DMe into perspective- Universal/mears charge $34 each way from MCO to Universal Hotels, last year I paid 172/night for RPR & Disney deluxes are +350 so in theory...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Oct 20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Shooby doo
I would doubly check with your insurer as mine...

I would doubly check with your insurer as mine has a clause that monies have to be claimed back before any claim is even considered- so you would have to claim from Davids (or others) before they...
Forum: Accommodation 14 Oct 20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,483
Posted By Shooby doo
First indication might be when they start...

First indication might be when they start bringing the furloughed workers back, only half their workforce are back & i believe 8000 part timers have just been let go. The problem they have is, at...
Forum: Accommodation 14 Oct 20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By Shooby doo
Only stayed at RPR & IMO it's of a higher...

Only stayed at RPR & IMO it's of a higher standard than the Disney Deluxes that I have also stayed at, now as a disclaimer I haven't stayed at SSR following it's refurb but certainly Universal's...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Oct 20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By Shooby doo
Until midnight as it's overnight parking,also you...

Until midnight as it's overnight parking,also you will already have checked out so no way to charge you anyway IYKWIM
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Forum: Accommodation 13 Oct 20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Shooby doo
Sorry not sure what you are asking ? There is a...

Sorry not sure what you are asking ? There is a Mears Shuttle to the Universal Hotels, you book it through your Hotel. We will use that , Uber/Lyft to Saratoga after our 10 night stay & then DME back...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Oct 20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 50,321
Posted By Shooby doo
Only 1000 more to stay at CBR then I've paid for...

Only 1000 more to stay at CBR then I've paid for Sapphire Falls (10 nights)..bargain...NOT! Not a deal that is going to encourage us to change our plans, especially with so little choice- maybe just...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Oct 20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By Shooby doo
Disney CEO on record as stating Park booking is...

Disney CEO on record as stating Park booking is here to stay so I'd probably book under that assumption. We currently don't have tickets for May, on current restrictions we just don't see the value...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By Shooby doo
Only other thing to add is that also currently...

Only other thing to add is that also currently there is no 21 day ticket option so might affect any planning on initial days

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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Oct 20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By Shooby doo
TBH...without DDP, & we've only had it twice in...

TBH...without DDP, & we've only had it twice in the last 12 years, we eat offsite for TS. Next year we may go to Chef Art's & that's about it- Trail's End was good but they've just increased the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Oct 20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By Shooby doo
Actually Claudette it isn't :pgig: Admittedly...

Actually Claudette it isn't :pgig: Admittedly between 2 of us I had the most but I'd say no bigger than a "large" pizza. For some reason you don't really think about it at the time but it was onlky...
Forum: Tickets 29 Sep 20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By Shooby doo
Current costings on an AP is + 2 14 day...

Current costings on an AP is + 2 14 day Ultimates, depending on how many visits you would need for that last week I'd also look at MYW tickets- this is what we done last year after our 21 dayers run...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Sep 20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Shooby doo
I'd be very surprised if Universal moved HHN...

I'd be very surprised if Universal moved HHN forward that far but I also wouldn't totally rule it out. TBH we're undecided on whether we would go back, just found last year way too busy- it was a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Sep 20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,198
Posted By Shooby doo
Yes I think FP will be back but as far as take...

Yes I think FP will be back but as far as take ups a lot is going to depend on how the US Economy bounces back (IMO)there won't be as many US families willing to pay Disney's prices. I also wouldn't...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 23 Sep 20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Shooby doo
I think a lot will depend on how much it affects...

I think a lot will depend on how much it affects them, when you compare "our" tickets to the US ones, like for like we have been getting a really good deal especially when you take in the added MM...
Forum: Tickets 23 Sep 20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Shooby doo
Yes you can but you can't buy it until you...

Yes you can but you can't buy it until you physically have the AP, hotel discounts you just have to have it a check in but to get ticket discounts you need to log in & have your serial number.
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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Sep 20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,536
Posted By Shooby doo
Booked & paid for 6th may, sort of taking that as...

Booked & paid for 6th may, sort of taking that as out of the 6 months:pgig: But TBH until there is a vaccine it's all pie in the sky, not sure going on holiday is going to make much of a difference-...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Sep 20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Shooby doo
Personally on a family of 6 I'd go to the...

Personally on a family of 6 I'd go to the Staybridge Suites at LBV, free breakfast & walking distance to loads of eateries, & way cheaper to eat than Disney Pricing !
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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Sep 20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,153
Posted By Shooby doo
Teabags & maybe coffee for our Aeropress...

Teabags & maybe coffee for our Aeropress depending on plans as far as a Supermarket trip. On a standard room you are limited though, Universal for instance is a Keurig coffee machine so you can't...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Sep 20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Shooby doo
I sort of disagree though as in that scenario he...

I sort of disagree though as in that scenario he is just amending the package so any package discounts are still there, if you cancel then you lose the "discounts" so not really giving an accurate...
Forum: Tickets 22 Sep 20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Shooby doo
I priced up current displayed prices, Universal...

I priced up current displayed prices, Universal UK are doing a 3 Park for the cost of a 2 Park at 307 currently a 2 Park preferred works out around 299 including tax- I remember not so long ago...
Forum: Tickets 22 Sep 20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Shooby doo
Please take special note that any delay or...

Please take special note that any delay or disruption to any part of your holiday does not automatically entitle you or anyone else in your
Booking Group to cancel and claim a refund or other...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Sep 20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By Shooby doo
I think it depends on why you are staying, with...

I think it depends on why you are staying, with neither getting the Free EP it's down to personal preference. We booked 10 nights at SF, when you look at reviews/reports it seems to be classed as the...
Forum: Tickets 22 Sep 20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Shooby doo
Tracey are you asking if you can pay a deposit &...

Tracey are you asking if you can pay a deposit & then "pay it up" ? Then the answer is sort of, you can Flex Pay but it would be an immediate start- you can't for instance do it to start later IYKWIM...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Sep 20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By Shooby doo
Ok don't have any experience of this but,...

Ok don't have any experience of this but, although I'm not 100% sure what you are asking:confused2,I'd imagine any changes are going to incur an amendment fee. If by "changing" you mean cancelling...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 21 Sep 20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,803
Posted By Shooby doo
TBH & this is my opinion, it will be in for the...

TBH & this is my opinion, it will be in for the whole of 2021, as that's the year currently carrying those excess points. It also saves them a bit of hassle as far as complaints, those like myself...
Forum: Tickets 21 Sep 20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,765
Posted By Shooby doo
Tracey as far as I'm aware "Flexpay" is for...

Tracey as far as I'm aware "Flexpay" is for immediate use, you are basically setting up a DD so not a paying in advance option.
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Forum: Accommodation 19 Sep 20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Shooby doo
Only resort that we have stayed at that I...

Only resort that we have stayed at that I wouldn't stay at again was CBR, just a bit meh, though loads like it. We were due to have our second stay at AKL this year (should be there now :cry:) but...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Sep 20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By Shooby doo
:pgig::pgig::pgig: I think it's a bit like a...

:pgig::pgig::pgig: I think it's a bit like a cable car ;):pgig::pgig::pgig:
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Sorry couldn't resist;)
Forum: Tickets 19 Sep 20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,765
Posted By Shooby doo
Mickie that does contradict the info from at the...

Mickie that does contradict the info from at the beginning of this thread, Disney Nanny I think, the reason I remember is that it is "usual" for Universal to put a start before date but in this...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Shooby doo
Anywhere near the start of the Scottish school...

Anywhere near the start of the Scottish school holidays will see an increase in pricing so perhaps the beginning of June would be slightly cheaper for Sept we are generally happy (from Glasgow)...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Sep 20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Shooby doo
It's all to do with the 50th starting in October,...

It's all to do with the 50th starting in October, 26th Sept is the cut off to stop guests from making a booking the "catches" the start of it. The y have a lot riding on it so I'd expect inflated...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Sep 20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
Posted By Shooby doo
Actually they brought them back to Shanghai &...

Actually they brought them back to Shanghai & they don't have a vaccine but I'd expect nothing until they can get higher numbers in the parks- not cost effective to do them at a loss & probably...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 11 Sep 20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Shooby doo
Apart from Banking/Cancellation I think it really...

Apart from Banking/Cancellation I think it really depends on how you plan to use them ? If like us you are always running a deficit then I'd say that you ideally want a UY that starts before your...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Sep 20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,463
Posted By Shooby doo
TPS just to be nit picky ;):pgig::pgig::pgig:...

TPS just to be nit picky ;):pgig::pgig::pgig: they never "started" offering a free alcoholic drink with your meal, the drink had always been free, what they did allow though was the ability to choose...
Forum: Tickets 10 Sep 20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Shooby doo
Last year Disney UK ran a 2 day ticket but it was...

Last year Disney UK ran a 2 day ticket but it was to cover the couple of months prior to GE opening & to encourage guests to go but generally 2 "Dayers" are only available from Companies that can...
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