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Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By lam
When we eventually bought at AKL, we considered ...

When we eventually bought at AKL, we considered

The 'wow' factor.
The bedrooms and layout of the resort
The 'feel' of the resort itself and the facilities it offered
transport availability and...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 590
Posted By lam
A very interesting read as I too have issues with...

A very interesting read as I too have issues with a paypal account . I tried some time back, to set up a us dollar account with them using my us bank account but they wouldn't let me send/credit any...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By lam
Did you ever resolve this? I am having the...

Did you ever resolve this?

I am having the same trouble and have attempted to do it multiple times without success.

Its driving me nuts!:mad:
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By lam
iId you ever get to the bottom of this as I have...

iId you ever get to the bottom of this as I have exactly the same problem and cannot waitlist anything!
I've tried using chrome browser, my sons lap top windows browser and my phones safari...
Forum: General Chat 3 Jun 20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By lam
You are correct. Its if the goods/service costs...

You are correct. Its if the goods/service costs more than 100 and even if you only pay a deposit, its still enough to give you protection under section 75.

My apologies.
This explains it very...
Forum: General Chat 3 Jun 20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By lam
You could do a chargeback? Thats when you don't...

You could do a chargeback?
Thats when you don't receive goods or services that you are entitled to and paid for AND you have contacted the supplier and they have failed or delayed to pay your claim?...
Forum: General Chat 3 Jun 20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By lam
In my experience, the amount you get back if YOU...

In my experience, the amount you get back if YOU cancel, is very little and sometimes subject to an admin fee.

IF that proves to be the case, you may consider leaving it until nearer the time to...
Forum: General Chat 3 Jun 20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By lam
Section 75 is only applicable to credit cards in...

Section 75 is only applicable to credit cards in the UK.

The goods/services must be over 100 and under a certain figure .

As payment on the credit card was less than 100, there is no claim.
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,261
Posted By lam
Aer lingus currently operating in the USA with...

Aer lingus currently operating in the USA with flights to chicago and boston and new york (JFK) only.

I'd try another customer service agent at BA, explain what the first BA agent told you and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Jun 20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By lam
I know some people have booked a flight and 1...

I know some people have booked a flight and 1 nights accommodation at the airport (either outbound or inbound) and that has qualified as a ''package' with deposit' only.

british airways
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By lam
My personal view on this is that those Travel...

My personal view on this is that those Travel Insurers who specifically cover pandemic risks SHOULD pay up whether there is an FCO ban/essential travel directive or not.

WHY?

Because quarantine...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 30 May 20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,052
Posted By lam
Thats exactly the reason why if its not...

Thats exactly the reason why if its not available, i'm downgrading my 2021 package to a value resort as i'll have lost my gift cards and dining after rebooking from july 2020 and theres also a...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 30 May 20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,626
Posted By lam
Oh thank you so much for this. I'm in the...

Oh thank you so much for this.
I'm in the process of booking for december 20 but now have no tickets as they have been 'pulled' and still don't know if my flights will be cancelled for a refund.
I...
Forum: Tickets 30 May 20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By lam
I've only just decided to change holiday to...

I've only just decided to change holiday to december.got the accommodation sorted, was waiting for the flights to be sorted (possible refund from AL)and was about to organise tix when this happened...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By lam
Oh My Gosh thank you so much for the information...

Oh My Gosh thank you so much for the information.

I really like the sound of this.Going in December might give me the 'lift' I need.!

I have now managed to book saratoga for a few nights (which...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 May 20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By lam
Yes they are but currently only to New York...

Yes they are but currently only to New York (jfk), Boston and Chicago. No Orlando flights... yet!
Forum: Current Issues Forum 30 May 20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By lam
You are entitled to a refund or voucher now if...

You are entitled to a refund or voucher now if your outbound flights are cancelled. You dont have to wait until your return flight is cancelled to get a refund.
Suggest you fill in the form or take...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 30 May 20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By lam
If you look at Dublin Airport flights section,...

If you look at Dublin Airport flights section, you'll see AL have been only flying into New York (jfk), Boston and Chicago. This is also confirmed on their website.

So although they haven't...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 May 20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,577
Posted By lam
Just wondered if you've heard from AL yet and did...

Just wondered if you've heard from AL yet and did they say what your options are?
Forum: Accommodation 29 May 20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By lam
This is my 12th or 13th trip to Florida and we...

This is my 12th or 13th trip to Florida and we have stayed both onsite and offsite and never drive.
2 things:
This place is so huge, its very easy to under estimate distances, so if it looks like a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 May 20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By lam
Thanks a million. I think we may just do it! ...

Thanks a million.
I think we may just do it!
I was going to do a 'just in case' booking at my DVC home resort a few days ago,but there was loads of availability and I stupidly left it.Only to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 May 20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By lam
Christmas in WDW. Do,s/Don'ts & tips

I've never been to orlando at xmas but rather than lose the money on my flights (if it comes to that), I can re-book and am looking at a PLAN B of going in December.

SO IN A NORMAL YEAR-whats it...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 27 May 20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 64,547
Posted By lam
Hi Curious to know what happened iro Aer...

Hi

Curious to know what happened iro Aer Lingus booking.
Did they cancel flight?
Did you request a voucher or refund or re schedule?
They are getting a lot of complaints and today announced...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 27 May 20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By lam
Aer Lingus Refunds etc-NOT GOOD

Whilst searching for some info about my Aer Lingus flight,I came across these reviews from Trustpilot.

They are all very recent and relate to Covid 19 flights.

Some very unhappy people.
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 May 20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,830
Posted By lam
Is that visa or mastercard? I thought I read...

Is that visa or mastercard?
I thought I read somewhere there was a 120 day or 180 day time limit ?
Is that from date of payment?

Hope you get it back!

So far I've only heard of 1 dibber who...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 May 20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,750
Posted By lam
Gosh I wish Aer Lingus would take a leaf out of...

Gosh I wish Aer Lingus would take a leaf out of their book as some people and dibbers waiting up to 72 days for a refund or voucher and I just heard from someone who was told a refund could take up...
Forum: Accommodation 24 May 20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By lam
Hi What is the cut off date for the 10% and...

Hi

What is the cut off date for the 10% and giftcard promotion as we are thinking of moving to December and wondering if we can at least keep something from our original trip as we've lost both...
Forum: Guest Services 22 May 20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By lam
Another vote for the chromebook. I bought my...

Another vote for the chromebook.
I bought my son one about 7 or 8 years ago for under 250.
It came with 8.5 hrs battery life, a solid state drive, free apps (play store), built in security,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 May 20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By lam
Currently, if you are booked for dates in JUly or...

Currently, if you are booked for dates in JUly or August, DIsney (WDTC) are offering
1.Cancel & get a full refund of deposit and monies paid
2.OR move to a new date next year with no amendment fee...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 May 20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By lam
I'm not sure you will be permitted 2 changes...

I'm not sure you will be permitted 2 changes. Check with them re terms and conditions first before committing as not every airline is offering the same.

Could you request a voucher?Once you know...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 May 20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By lam
You actually managed to get a refund from...

You actually managed to get a refund from them:spin:
They've been getting a bit of bad press over delays in refunding passengers.
This will be reassuring to some dibb passengers still waiting.
...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 May 20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By lam
As far as I'm aware they currently have a ltd...

As far as I'm aware they currently have a ltd number of USA flights daily to New York (jfk), Boston and Chicago ONLY but UK and/or Irish citizens (amongst others) cannot board.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 May 20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By lam
from dublin direct to orlando the seats are a...

from dublin direct to orlando the seats are a 2-4-2 configuration as they use the airbus.
You also clear USA immigration before you leave ireland.

I find them quite expensive compared to other...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 May 20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,509
Posted By lam
I re-booked for 2021 and have now received a...

I re-booked for 2021 and have now received a cancellation notice/invoice.
A new invoice for 2021 trip (inc new invoice number) with new price
AND
A further invoice showing deposit and payments...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 May 20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By lam
This may help ...

This may help

https://flywith.virginatlantic.com/gb/en/news/coronavirus/changes-to-our-schedule.html

https://flywith.virginatlantic.com/gb/en/news/coronavirus/corona-faqs.html
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 May 20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,411
Posted By lam
I was wondering that too. If I was due to...

I was wondering that too.

If I was due to fly out thursday and hadn't heard from tui or airline, i'd be knocking on their door!

Some mega urgent emails and phone calls need to be made. If...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 19 May 20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By lam
Aer Lingus face covering mandatory

wef 18th May, all customers travelling on Aer Lingus flights willl be asked to wear a face covering.

from 21/5/20, that will be MANDATORY as a temporary measure up to and including August 31 2020...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 May 20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By lam
Re posted in case anyone from Rep of Ireland...

Re posted in case anyone from Rep of Ireland needs more info

flightrights.ie also has good advice
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 May 20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,830
Posted By lam
This is worrying as we are due to go July and I'd...

This is worrying as we are due to go July and I'd prefer to re-book, but as others have stated, my dates for flights won't be out yet by the time of my first flight so I am forced to either go for a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 May 20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,750
Posted By lam
I was thinking the same thing but 'moved' my...

I was thinking the same thing but 'moved' my booking to next year in the end as my balance was due next week and I had a feeling if they have 'moved on' from the 30th June booking deadline to...
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