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Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 27 Mar 20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Ive been generally happy with mine. Only...

Ive been generally happy with mine. Only criticism is they have been a little slow to take on board social distancing. They split up teams so that if someone did go down from a team the business...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 19 Mar 20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 67,755
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Mobile https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/99807/0b43f81...

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Forum: Guest Services 26 Feb 20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
There is definitely an issue but some people have...

There is definitely an issue but some people have been able to access magicbands through the US website but they have used a VPN to do this so the website thinks they are in the US. Otherwise you get...
Forum: General Chat 17 Feb 20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Planning the next trip is the only known cure...

Planning the next trip is the only known cure. That last day of the trip is so sad. On the outside Im ok but on the inside Im bawling my eyes out at the prospect of going home.
Forum: General Chat 8 Feb 20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 18,846
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Mobile I know a Demolition Man reference when I see one...

I know a Demolition Man reference when I see one. I must confess I never figured out why there was 3.

My pet peeve is people who dont read my e-mail that contains the answer to their question but...
Forum: General Chat 25 Jan 20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,028
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Could it be a travel or car allowance? I know...

Could it be a travel or car allowance? I know some of our employees that use their own cars for company business get a taxable car allowance on top of their base pay. They still claim business...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 Jan 20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Love Bubbas, love Margaritaville but the best...

Love Bubbas, love Margaritaville but the best meal weve had was at Toothsome. The milkshakes are amazing. If we only could do one again it would be Toothsome but really you cant go wrong with most...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jan 20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
In addition to swim shorts I wore a rash vest and...

In addition to swim shorts I wore a rash vest and flip flops around VB. The vest kept the sun off my back and had the added bonus of sucking my gut in a bit. Flip flops can be left at the entrance to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jan 20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Charlotte is my favourite airport in the US to...

Charlotte is my favourite airport in the US to transit through. Its not a huge airport so as long as you arrive on time and dont get held up in border control you should be fine with 95 minutes...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jan 20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,283
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Also a good watch: https://vimeo.com/55800609

Also a good watch: https://vimeo.com/55800609
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Oct 19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
You will have to clear immigration but will do it...

You will have to clear immigration but will do it in the Flight Connections centre. The last time we did it there was no one in the immigration queue when we arrived there. I think it took us about...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
The alternative offered isnt good enough IMO. Go...

The alternative offered isnt good enough IMO. Go onto their website and find a flight route that suits you. There is a 2 stop via JFK and MAN that gets you in at the same time or a 2 stop via ATL...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,808
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
EasyJet are a joke with this. I was travelling...

EasyJet are a joke with this. I was travelling with my wife and when we checked in online we were split up. No issues there, we didnt prepay for seats so thats fine. Got onboard and I was sat...
Forum: General Chat 24 Sep 19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
I had this issue when I left o2 for Vodafone a...

I had this issue when I left o2 for Vodafone a few years back. I could make calls and use data but I couldn't receive calls. o2 had failed to send all of the correct packets to Vodafone for the port...
Forum: Thomas Cook 20 Sep 19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Mobile I think it depends on whether Gold Medal have...

I think it depends on whether Gold Medal have been paid by Thomas Cook already or not. If not and they go bust Gold Medal will probably cancel the booking.
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,912
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Flights booked yesterday for 3 @ 5.45am = 606 ...

Flights booked yesterday for 3 @ 5.45am = 606
Same flights today for 3 = 1,279

I'm glad I got up and booked when I did. I was able to get 3 of us to Florida last Easter for less than the...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,912
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
I wouldnt say I got a bargain but the flights I...

I wouldnt say I got a bargain but the flights I booked for next summer to Alicante have went up over 400 between 3 of us. The flights we booked for 12 in May have almost doubled although they were...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,213
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Go to Virgin Atlantic...

Go to Virgin Atlantic https://www.virginatlantic.com/ for flight only bookings

Flybe flights are only out until March 2020 so the BHD-MAN-MCO route for next summer isn't available yet on the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,213
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Mobile BHD to Manchester with Flybe and then Virgin to...

BHD to Manchester with Flybe and then Virgin to MCO is our favourite route in terms of price and flight times/connection times. The only downside is you have to wait for Flybe to release their...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Mobile I used a company called Propeller Travel...

I used a company called Propeller Travel Management to book a complex itinerary that I found on ITA. I e-mailed them all the codes from ITA for the flights and they matched the price plus a 25...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Sep 19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Mobile Both are fine. Ive used both with no problems...

Both are fine. Ive used both with no problems. Ive seen some people have issues when things go wrong such as getting flights changed when connection times become too short after a schedule change...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Aug 19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,554
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Mobile I feel your pain OP. Been there, done that with...

I feel your pain OP. Been there, done that with Budget and never ever again not even if the car was free. Id rather walk than use Budget.
Forum: General Chat 19 May 19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,896
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Just flew out of Belfast a couple of days ago and...

Just flew out of Belfast a couple of days ago and with all the new scanners now open it looks as though they have solved all the security delay issues.
Forum: General Chat 6 May 19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,353
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Mobile James named after his biological grandpa. 😎

James named after his biological grandpa. 😎
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 5 Mar 19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Getting off the 417 onto the I4 can be a right...

Getting off the 417 onto the I4 can be a right pain. The last few times I have noticed people driving over the grass onto the I4 because the queue to get off the 417 was backed up so far. The exit...
Forum: General Chat 5 Mar 19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,025
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Is this what you saw MRT? ...

Is this what you saw MRT?

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/99807/9d87571e0c716d.jpg
Forum: General Chat 5 Mar 19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,025
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Eleanor: (Bonus points if you can name the movie)...

Eleanor: (Bonus points if you can name the movie)

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/99807/9cab223dabf6dc.jpg
Forum: General Chat 27 Feb 19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,159
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Mobile Personally I would contact them to make sure it...

Personally I would contact them to make sure it was a genuine bank account, tell them I would be deducting fees and paying them back in GBP calculated at a rate guaranteed that I didnt lose out...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 25 Feb 19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
We reserved Mythos well in advance but that was...

We reserved Mythos well in advance but that was the only one and everywhere else we got served reasonably quickly.

I was glad we reserved Mythos as there was quite a lot of guests in the waiting...
Forum: General Chat 23 Feb 19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,282
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Write back to them telling them you reject their...

Write back to them telling them you reject their rejection of your appeal. You had valid grounds to be parked there for free. They didnt suffer any material loss from you being parked there as if...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 23 Feb 19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,589
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Another vote for navmii. I was going to buy one...

Another vote for navmii. I was going to buy one of the garmins with free lifetime map updates when I was over there a few years back and used navmii until I could get to bestbuy. In the end I was so...
Forum: General Chat 21 Feb 19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,171
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
I had a root canal and crown done about 8 or 9...

I had a root canal and crown done about 8 or 9 years ago but then had some trouble with the gum round the tooth towards the end of last year. The decay was back but after looking at the work of the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Feb 19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,899
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Traveling from NI we don't have many options for...

Traveling from NI we don't have many options for direct flights. Virgin run a seasonal route from Belfast direct to Orlando but the dates are very restrictive. There is only 1 with a max of 2 flights...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Feb 19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
It might be cheaper to hire another small car for...

It might be cheaper to hire another small car for 1 day each end of your trip for the airport runs. We did this when we had the Sienna for 6 adults and 2 children. There was no way we were getting...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Feb 19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Would you consider a 1 day car hire rental? You...

Would you consider a 1 day car hire rental? You can pickup at Sanford and return to the Disney Car Centre.

For comparison an Uber ride will cost around $80. A 1 day rental for an Standard SUV...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Feb 19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,561
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
I traveled with them to Manchester back in July...

I traveled with them to Manchester back in July with a full size carry on with no issues. Usually it's the transatlantic allowance that is used for these flights.

The airside flight transfers also...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Feb 19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
This is probably the cheapest method but it's not...

This is probably the cheapest method but it's not without it's risks. You'll need a policy that will cover everything without you having to pay out. I don't know of many people that could put $30k on...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Feb 19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
Not a favourite of the Dibb:...

Not a favourite of the Dibb: https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1092678&highlight=Florida+masters
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Feb 19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,224
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
The change of passport after an ESTA has caught a...

The change of passport after an ESTA has caught a lot of people out including my dad a number of years ago. Some people just dont realise the esta is linked to your passport number so a new passport...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Feb 19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,056
Posted By Damn Dirty Ape
They are all open although they were still...

They are all open although they were still putting some of the rides like the Aqua coaster through testing for the first part of early entry but they all soon opened.
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