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Forum: Accommodation 16 Nov 19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By jojo_3596
Just to update- we've gone ahead and booked with...

Just to update- we've gone ahead and booked with the wonderful My Magic Holidays. It's a villa package but is a named villa that we have picked on the new Solara resort. ( they have a selection to...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Nov 19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By jojo_3596
Yeah, Im thinking I dont want to take the...

Yeah, Im thinking I dont want to take the chance! Will stick to the original plan.
Forum: Accommodation 14 Nov 19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By jojo_3596
Villa package with Tui?

Anyone done one of these? We are pretty much set on going in Aug 2021 but first time in a villa. Original plan was to DIY- fly drive and villa sepwrate,y, but after reading the threads on here where...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 3 Nov 19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,202
Posted By jojo_3596
Aw, love your trip reports so great to read the...

Aw, love your trip reports so great to read the backstory! We are going first two weeks August next year as well- might see you for a cocktail;).
We are doing universal too and fingers crossed...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 Oct 19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,373
Posted By jojo_3596
Aw, your trip reports are amongst my favourites...

Aw, your trip reports are amongst my favourites and I have enjoyed reading about your Orlando adventures. I did snort laugh at the re-appearance of the Hans Solo/ Princess Leia right at the end 😂...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Oct 19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By jojo_3596
We flew via Atlantic last year and it was our...

We flew via Atlantic last year and it was our first time indirect and I was anxious too- but honestly, it was so easy! Straight off and through immigration much quicker than MCO, got a monorail...
Forum: Accommodation 2 Oct 19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By jojo_3596
We did the beach club last year and doing YC next...

We did the beach club last year and doing YC next year- cant speak for BW, but I think the pool is much better at YC/ BC ( the clown at BW freaks me out!). We opted for YC this time as you get a...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 1 Oct 19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,549
Posted By jojo_3596
We've added a couple of nights on to our trip (...

We've added a couple of nights on to our trip ( must stop doing that! 😂) so We are at RPR the same time as you from 30 July- 2 August- I'll be looking out for you both round the pool! 😀
Forum: Thomas Cook 1 Oct 19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
No, ours was the same reference for both 😀

No, ours was the same reference for both 😀
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 1 Oct 19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By jojo_3596
A great evening- this makes me think I need to...

A great evening- this makes me think I need to re- think our ADR wish list as The Boathouse sounds amazing and we've never been 😀. Really enjoying your trippie! X
Forum: Thomas Cook 1 Oct 19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile Hiya- yep phoned VA and they found our booking...

Hiya- yep phoned VA and they found our booking. Got seats in the bubble- yay! Was really easy 😀
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Sep 19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,495
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile My Magic Holidays without a doubt 👍😀

My Magic Holidays without a doubt 👍😀
Forum: Thomas Cook 30 Sep 19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile Thats great- very helpful, will ring them...

Thats great- very helpful, will ring them tonight 😀
Forum: Thomas Cook 30 Sep 19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile Hiya, didnt know you could do this- how did they...

Hiya, didnt know you could do this- how did they find your booking? Did u just give them your name and dates or did you use your holiday reference number from MMH?
Forum: Thomas Cook 29 Sep 19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
Just caught up with last nights video Mattie (...

Just caught up with last nights video Mattie ( you nearly had me crying too! :blush:) and about to watch tonight's so this may already have been answered- we are under 331 days out now ( Virgin...
Forum: Thomas Cook 26 Sep 19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile In one of Matties comments he said customers were...

In one of Matties comments he said customers were advised not to ring Hays at the moment. I think from reading your previous posts we are in a similar situation to you. As it stands I do feel...
Forum: Thomas Cook 25 Sep 19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile I feel really emotional reading this! Makes me...

I feel really emotional reading this! Makes me even more gutted our holiday wont be with you now, but Im glad you are able to continue trading. You can rest assured that I will definately be...
Forum: Thomas Cook 25 Sep 19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile Yeah me too- glad holiday stands but booked with...

Yeah me too- glad holiday stands but booked with mmh for their excellent customer care. 😢
Forum: Thomas Cook 23 Sep 19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
Ive just watched this too. Feel very reassured. I...

Ive just watched this too. Feel very reassured. I truly cannot praise Mattie and his team enough for the way they have handled this situation. The customer care is second to none.
Forum: Thomas Cook 23 Sep 19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
This sounds like us- we are booked through Mattie...

This sounds like us- we are booked through Mattie but Virgin flights and Disney/ universal onsite. Assuming there is no TC element to this but not clear. Mattie and the team are going to be so busy...
Forum: Thomas Cook 21 Sep 19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,657
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile We are booked with you next year Mattie, and I...

We are booked with you next year Mattie, and I really appreciate you coming on here and being so open and honest. Ive still got nothing but good things to say about you and your team- the customer...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Sep 19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,392
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile This! Ive been terrified of dark coasters ever...

This! Ive been terrified of dark coasters ever since I went on the black hole at Alton Towers when I was a kid, so Ive always stayed clear of SM- after watching the video with the lights on though...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Sep 19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By jojo_3596
We LOVE doing the lounges- we always factor it in...

We LOVE doing the lounges- we always factor it in to our holiday budget. We are a family of 5 ( 3 boys 13,9,7) . We find it great for having someone to park up, connect to wifi ( kids mainly) keep...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 7 Sep 19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By jojo_3596
Thanks Nicki, reading your report about this was...

Thanks Nicki, reading your report about this was one of the reasons we want to book this- looks fab! :)
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 7 Sep 19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By jojo_3596
I'm a practice nurse and my clinics run until...

I'm a practice nurse and my clinics run until 12.30 I'm afraid. Think I'll do it from home then can have lap top/ I pad/ I phone/ telephone at my disposal lol:d:
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 7 Sep 19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By jojo_3596
Thanks for the replies everyone! It will...

Thanks for the replies everyone! It will definately be the first one I book. Think I might have to book the day off work to make sure I can phone up if I can't book online- ah, the things we do for...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 5 Sep 19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By jojo_3596
Cali grille brunch- how hard to get?

CG brunch is the only ADR that DH definately wants to do- he's happy to leave all the rest of the ADR decisions to me! We will only have the opportunity to try and get an ADR for this on 1 Sunday (...
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By jojo_3596
I find all the planning, anticipation and...

I find all the planning, anticipation and excitement as enjoyable as the holiday itself ( feels like I'm getting more value fir money that way too ;)).
I break the planning down into stages- so fir...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Sep 19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By jojo_3596
We will be working on $200-$250 per day, we are a...

We will be working on $200-$250 per day, we are a family of 5 with 14 days YC on free DDP and 2 nights RPR. I don't expect us to spend all that, won't be hitting the malls/ outlets- but we do like...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Sep 19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By jojo_3596
Mobile Id get in touch with my magic holidays- they do...

Id get in touch with my magic holidays- they do some great offers and are really helpful. Mattie is often on here and they come highly recommended by lots of dibbers!
Forum: Itineraries 31 Aug 19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By jojo_3596
So we took the plunge and added 2 nights at RPR...

So we took the plunge and added 2 nights at RPR before our 14 nights at YC- so excited! Will get the 14 passes so will plan another day back there during our Disney stay. Not sure now whether to get...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Aug 19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By jojo_3596
Must admit I'm reluctant to do it without the...

Must admit I'm reluctant to do it without the express passes so this does sound the most attractive option at the minute. In an ideal world we'd extend the stay, but don't think we can justify the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Aug 19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By jojo_3596
Thanks- this may be what we end up doing. Did you...

Thanks- this may be what we end up doing. Did you buy the tickets in the US? I'm thinking you can only buy the 14 day tickets here which would seem a waste. Not sure what time of year toy travelled,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Aug 19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By jojo_3596
Doing Universal when staying onsite at Disney

How many Dibbers do this? We are staying for 14 nights at YC in August next year. Original plan was to do disney only as we know there is more than enough to keep us all occupied ( 2a 3c- 14,10,8)...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Aug 19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,150
Posted By jojo_3596
Definitely EMM at MK for us, and possibly the...

Definitely EMM at MK for us, and possibly the Star Wars dessert party if it's still on when we go next year 😀
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 6 Jul 19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,851
Posted By jojo_3596
We did the garden view dessert party last year-...

We did the garden view dessert party last year- it was well worth the price for the view ( could take or leave the actual party!) I don't think we'll do it next year but I couldn't face the scramble...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Jun 19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By jojo_3596
I'd recommend early morning magic at MK. We did...

I'd recommend early morning magic at MK. We did it on our first morning and it was fab. Tends to run on Sunday and Tuesday mornings. We are planning on doing it again next August and possibly the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jun 19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,402
Posted By jojo_3596
Our first trip ( with the kids) we stayed at...

Our first trip ( with the kids) we stayed at bahama bay for 2 weeks but had a two night stay at the contemporary- decided after this that onsite was the only was to go. Last year stayed 1 week...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 9 Jun 19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,764
Posted By jojo_3596
Another great read George! I know what you are...

Another great read George! I know what you are saying about Epcot- I love it but mainly for world showcase. Not really loads going on in future world is there?
We are hoping to do Garden Grille and...
Forum: General Chat 9 Jun 19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,036
Posted By jojo_3596
Stuck in all day yesterday- kids climbing the...

Stuck in all day yesterday- kids climbing the walls. At least I got all my ironing done and we managed to get some flat pack furniture assembled!
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