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Forum: Accommodation 26 Feb 20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Emmaabb
Thanks all - it is another £285 which could go...

Thanks all - it is another £285 which could go towards other things. I think the idea about doing the rides in the parks full on for two days and then going back later in the holiday to do any...
Forum: Accommodation 26 Feb 20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Emmaabb
1 or 2 nights in Universal Hotel?

We are staying offsite in a villa and this is our first visit to Orlando in over 25 years - so obviously it's all changed!

Naturally we will want to visit the 2 main Universal Parks (not so...
Forum: Tickets 1 Feb 20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Emmaabb
Thanks all - really helpful, much appreciated

Thanks all - really helpful, much appreciated
Forum: Tickets 1 Feb 20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Emmaabb
Tickets via Cashback site - do I do it?

We are looking at buying our park tickets in the next week or so for this August. We will be getting the 14 day Disney/Universal combo tickets (9 in total)
I have looked at prices via the various...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Oct 19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Emmaabb
Excellent - thanks for that link, I didn’t know...

Excellent - thanks for that link, I didn’t know you could get price estimates for Uber, much appreciation
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Oct 19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Emmaabb
Rough idea of Uber Prices

We are currently debating the merits of 2 family sized cars or a 12 seater minivan for our family group of 9.
Taking into consideration 2 x parking charges, 2 x tolls, us all having to leave the...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Oct 19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Emmaabb
Mobile Thank you - great help. We are all family, 2...

Thank you - great help.
We are all family, 2 grandparents, 2 sets of parents and 3 Kids between us.
Hadn’t factored in 2 lots of parking fees... that is definitely a consideration.
Is there any...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Oct 19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Emmaabb
*Should read we want two cars 😳

*Should read we want two cars 😳
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Oct 19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Emmaabb
9 people - 2 cars, which type?

As above, we are a group of 9 consisting of 6 adults, 2 teens and 1 five year old. We want to cars to give flexibility and will be collecting from MCO.
Really struggling to understand the different...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Sep 19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Emmaabb
Mobile That is certainly the best way to go!

That is certainly the best way to go!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Sep 19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Emmaabb
Mobile Ah good point! So essentially they’re all much of...

Ah good point! So essentially they’re all much of a muchness !
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Sep 19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Emmaabb
Mobile Looked at it but the configuration doesn’t look...

Looked at it but the configuration doesn’t look quite the same as what’s on offer (looked at both 3 and 4 class) not sure why?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Sep 19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Emmaabb
BA 777 - seat suggestions?

Just booked our flights for next August LGW-MCO.
Group of 9 (6 adults, 2 teens, 1 child)
Bog standard economy seats (sadly!)
Anyone suggest good seats to book? Pros/Cons?
The extra legroom seats...
Forum: Accommodation 28 Jun 19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By Emmaabb
Duchy - I feel like you are projecting somewhat...

Duchy - I feel like you are projecting somewhat here so may be take a step back from this thread. My question was specifically to do with what is the 'norm' with regard to private villas and smoking...
Forum: Accommodation 26 Jun 19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By Emmaabb
To be honest I have lived around these people for...

To be honest I have lived around these people for the best part of 47 years, and I dont sigh every time they light up, honestly! We have taken many holidays together - I just wish for their own...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Jun 19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By Emmaabb
Thanks guys - I was honestly hoping it would be a...

Thanks guys - I was honestly hoping it would be a blanket No anywhere on the premises for all villas.
I will get them to ask the villa owner if they feel they are going to need to smoke...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Jun 19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By Emmaabb
Villas and vaping/smoking outside

The group we are planning on holidaying with next year has one smoker and one vaper (if that’s even a word)
I know the villas are all non smoking - does that include outside, around the pool?...
Forum: Accommodation 6 Jun 19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Emmaabb
Yeah it does state in the particulars ‘ceiling...

Yeah it does state in the particulars ‘ceiling fans in main rooms for a welcome breeze’, and then ‘fully air conditioned games room’ so I am assuming but I will double check with owner. But sounds...
Forum: Accommodation 6 Jun 19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Emmaabb
Quick question regarding villa in August...

Seen some lovely villas, one I particular caught my eye. Great location, good price, etc, etc. However it doesn’t have Air Conditioning right through, just ceiling fans...

Question is this; is...
Forum: General Chat 8 May 19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By Emmaabb
Mama G - they are normally done by about 18th...

Mama G - they are normally done by about 18th June but they always have a 'reserve' date that is used in the event of something happening which prevents an exam happening - So this year for examply...
Forum: General Chat 8 May 19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By Emmaabb
They are released to the students on Thursday...

They are released to the students on Thursday 20th August, mummyroo is correct
Forum: Accommodation 16 Apr 19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Emmaabb
Universal Hotel Check in times

Looking to book one night in one of the Universal hotels (probably RPR, but ultimately whichever is cheaper) to get the express passes.

The website says check in is at 4pm and your room key is...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Apr 19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Emmaabb
Ahh that’s a good point you make about staying in...

Ahh that’s a good point you make about staying in a cheaper hotel for the first night! Obviously we would loose the full day at Universal the day we arrive so that makes sense... great idea thanks
Forum: Accommodation 13 Apr 19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Emmaabb
Universal Hotel and Villa, which first?

Starting to plan our first ever Orlando holiday, after many years of trying to convince my husband (and to a lesser extent kids) to go.

We are a group of 9 - 4 adults, 4 teens and a 5 year old...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Mar 19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Emmaabb
Thanks all, excellent advice and just the kind of...

Thanks all, excellent advice and just the kind of suggestions I was after. Much appreciated
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Mar 19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Emmaabb
Best Way to Book Flights

So finally after several years of trying to get to Florida - we have agreed as a family that next August will be the year we go! (We could at a push go this year but having it left it so late - I...
Forum: Accommodation 29 Sep 17, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Emmaabb
OKW sold out already?

Hello
I have just started looking at next summers trip which hopefully will be our first as a family to florida. Having done a bit of research earlier on in the year I had my heart set on a 1 bed...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 8 Jun 17, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Emmaabb
Car hire prices

Hi all,

I'm trying to do some budgeting for a summer holiday next year August 2018 (staying onsite versus a villa) and car hire prices only seem to go up to June next year
Can someone give me a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Jun 17, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By Emmaabb
How many days per park

Hi
We are a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 boys 15 and 12)
Looking to do our first trip to Florida summer 2018.
I'm trying to work out how long we should stay for, so can someone give me an idea of how...
Forum: Accommodation 31 May 17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Emmaabb
Question Best option for a family of 4, villa or onsite?

Hello, first time planning a trip to Orlando, and I literally don't know where to start! There is so much excellent information on this site but now I need to start narrowing it all down and start...
Forum: Intro's and Welcomes 31 May 17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By Emmaabb
Thanks all, presume if I would like help with...

Thanks all, presume if I would like help with planning/advice I should post on the relevant boards... so off I go for some much needed help, I really don't know where to start!
Forum: Intro's and Welcomes 30 May 17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By Emmaabb
Hello!

Hello, hoping to visit around Easter 2018 (if I've not left it too late...in which case will have to be summer 2018!)
First visited nearly 30 years ago with my parents - now hoping to take my own...
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