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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Oct 20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By rafjen
Depends- Is it refundable? Are you covered for...

Depends- Is it refundable? Are you covered for all eventualities? ie what if you are having to self isolate, test positive the day before travel, will travel insuracne cover you, etc. Are you...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Oct 20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By rafjen
Package holiday companies often change the times...

Package holiday companies often change the times and it will be build into their terms and agreements. They can make minor changes without offering any compensation or a refund. We found this out...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Sep 20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By rafjen
Art of Animation and the All star Music have...

Art of Animation and the All star Music have family suites for 6 but they usually aren't included in free dining, they are values so as previous people have said even if they are on free dining it...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 11 Sep 20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By rafjen
Most only wearing masks when required to- ie on...

Most only wearing masks when required to- ie on certain rides etc- outdoors very few masks including the queues
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 11 Sep 20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By rafjen
We enjoyed it but its a (or was pre COVID) loud...

We enjoyed it but its a (or was pre COVID) loud busy character meal. My 9 year old boy enjoyed it at the time to but isn't keen to go back- I think he thinks he's too old for it now- we won't let...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Aug 20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By rafjen
We have done it with Uber XL 5 of us but only 3...

We have done it with Uber XL 5 of us but only 3 cases or Meers (via Disney concierge) when there where 7 of us and 6 large cases- cheaper than 2 uber XL- Easy and quick- just make sure you account...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Aug 20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,973
Posted By rafjen
We are hoping for 2021 but not yet booking. We...

We are hoping for 2021 but not yet booking. We hopefully will have the money from our cancelled 2019 trip.
We decided to cancel not reschedule as if we are onsite we want free dining.
We don't...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 6 Aug 20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By rafjen
Just wanted to feed back on our trip- We had a...

Just wanted to feed back on our trip-
We had a good time but most rides were 45-60+ waits minutes all day- not great when aimed at young kids. We also found the lack of social distancing in the...
Forum: Accommodation 5 Aug 20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By rafjen
Second hand info only- I think I would want a car...

Second hand info only- I think I would want a car if staying at the Waldorf Astonia- I have not heard great things about the resort shuttle- It looks like a lovely hotel but for location without a...
Forum: Tickets 24 Jul 20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,765
Posted By rafjen
I'm very tempted by this. We already have a one...

I'm very tempted by this. We already have a one month open annual pass extension due to our last annual passes not being able to be used. So we may not get to activate it until 2022- I hope they...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 21 Jul 20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By rafjen
Thanks everyone - good to hear some positive...

Thanks everyone - good to hear some positive feedback- I'm just keeping my fingers crossed they don't increase capacity too much in the summer holidays
Forum: UK Theme Parks 16 Jul 20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By rafjen
Has anyone been to Legoland Windsor since it reopened?

Has anyone been to Legoland Windsor since it reopened?
Wondering how people have found it?
We have never been but thinking of trying it given all other holiday plans are cancelled. We would...
Forum: Tickets 7 Jul 20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,366
Posted By rafjen
We were offered a one month annual pass- with no...

We were offered a one month annual pass- with no expiry to be activated whenever we are next there. Our passes were to expire in August and we have used them for 2 trips - 10 days total. We had a...
Forum: Accommodation 24 Jun 20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,436
Posted By rafjen
We love both RPR is closed to Islands and HRH...

We love both
RPR is closed to Islands and HRH closer to Universal
HRH slightly shorter walk but not much in it
RPR more chilled and picturesque pool is deeper but no slide
HRH- can be louder but...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Jun 20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By rafjen
I agree its a major change I would also want a...

I agree its a major change I would also want a refund-
Forum: Accommodation 29 May 20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By rafjen
If you have 2 week tickets for universal I would...

If you have 2 week tickets for universal I would stay at a cheaper hotel there
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 May 20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,012
Posted By rafjen
i'm really worried about the decrease capacity to...

i'm really worried about the decrease capacity to fly from Manchester direct- We lost TC now virgin planes are half the size- Tui are moving further away from Stanford- those of us limited to school...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 May 20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,469
Posted By rafjen
I'm also debating 3 weeks next August-Our trip in...

I'm also debating 3 weeks next August-Our trip in May this year has just been cancelled so just trying to get our money back.
Trying to decide whether to do 14 days Disney and 1 week universal- ( we...
Forum: Accommodation 14 May 20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By rafjen
How many are you searching for- Tui we are 2 and...

How many are you searching for- Tui we are 2 and 3 kids- some of the hotels which can fit 5 are only listed as 4 on Tui- so impossible to do it online
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 May 20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,987
Posted By rafjen
Every flight I've been on with virgin man-moo has...

Every flight I've been on with virgin man-moo has been full- school holidays usually- it won't be good news for price- already a premium for man direct- those of us restricted to school holidays will...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Apr 20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By rafjen
I think it will apply to new bookings- we were...

I think it will apply to new bookings- we were told as long as we had booked before March 13th we are covered but we need to reschedule our May trip and that won't be covered - so we're a bit stuck.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Apr 20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By rafjen
Its very frustrating- We are being asked to...

Its very frustrating- We are being asked to reschedule not cancel to help the travel companies but anyone booking a holiday to the US is unlikely to get travel insurance to cover covid-19 medical...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Apr 20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By rafjen
Travel Insurance- for rebooked trips

Just wondering how everyone is getting on. We need to rebook or ?cancel our trip for May- We were hoping to change to next May but just checked with travel insurance- annual policy- Virgin Money.
...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Apr 20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By rafjen
In a similar thought- We do a lot of character...

In a similar thought- We do a lot of character meals for the kids so we would be really disappointed to find we booked a tripwith dining and there were no characters due to ongoing issues,. It is...
Forum: Tickets 18 Apr 20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By rafjen
Similar here we upgraded last August to cover our...

Similar here we upgraded last August to cover our May trip
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Apr 20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,298
Posted By rafjen
Just waiting for our flight to get cancelled for...

Just waiting for our flight to get cancelled for a refund- hopefully- cannot reschedule until free dining announced-
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Apr 20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By rafjen
Its very variable- This year we were lucky 25- 30...

Its very variable- This year we were lucky 25- 30 degrees most days- we were swimming after dark one evening ( little nippy but grand) also had a great time at Volcano bay- the week or so before was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Apr 20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,045
Posted By rafjen
While I agree they need to prioritize urgent...

While I agree they need to prioritize urgent travel- this has been going on for weeks - they are creating part of the problem by not canceling flights until the last minute- I could sympathize for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Apr 20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,047
Posted By rafjen
Get well soon

Get well soon
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 9 Apr 20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By rafjen
I'm sure they will refund- email them

I'm sure they will refund- email them
Forum: Accommodation 8 Apr 20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By rafjen
personally I like 4 nights universal- 3/4 is prob...

personally I like 4 nights universal- 3/4 is prob the right amount but then we love all the roller coasters too- - but we just spent 6 nights therein Feb and could easily have stayed longer- Volcano...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Apr 20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,106
Posted By rafjen
I agree Manchester flights are the issue- I don't...

I agree Manchester flights are the issue- I don't see the prices going down- if direct is important I'd book- but do price it yourself first
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Apr 20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,497
Posted By rafjen
My travel agent will let me re-book and will add...

My travel agent will let me re-book and will add free dining later once released - they seem confident it will be released- however if they don't release it I cannot cancel that new booking- deal...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Apr 20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By rafjen
booking via Us- means you cannot get the 14 day...

booking via Us- means you cannot get the 14 day ticket we get and the US free dining is usually more restrictive than UK- I'd be vary of booking via the US to be honest
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Apr 20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By rafjen
What happens if free dining isn't announced. If...

What happens if free dining isn't announced. If you are happy with the original holiday and price great- for us free dining is a deal breaker so we cannot re book as Travel planners will not allow us...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Apr 20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,034
Posted By rafjen
Sorry for your loss

Sorry for your loss
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Apr 20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By rafjen
We are with travel planners too- we want to book...

We are with travel planners too- we want to book for the same weeks next year May/June- same holiday £900 more no free dining- ( expected some inc in price -with flights from man- MCO and inc 2021...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Apr 20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By rafjen
Travel agent now saying free dining can be added...

Travel agent now saying free dining can be added on/when if available -they seem v confident it will be but I'm not comfortable on these terms - holding on for a re fund- will re-book if free dining...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Apr 20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,881
Posted By rafjen
We have been told if free dining released for our...

We have been told if free dining released for our dates it can be added so we are holding off re-booking as without a guarantee free dining it isn't worth re-booking for us - £900 more for no...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Apr 20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,881
Posted By rafjen
I suspect the issue will be direct flights from...

I suspect the issue will be direct flights from Manchester- since TC went bust Virgin are the only company flying man-mco- prices have been high since then- Tui to sanford aren't much better-doesn't...
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