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Forum: Current Issues Forum 15 Mar 20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,679
Posted By steviet78
We are going on 8th May too and waiting for TUI...

We are going on 8th May too and waiting for TUI. Personally I am hoping they will give us the option to cancel and get a refund, that way we can keep our options open.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 13 Mar 20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,044
Posted By steviet78
It is on the MDE app, Disney will extend AP's for...

It is on the MDE app, Disney will extend AP's for each day they are closed.
Forum: Accommodation 15 Feb 20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By steviet78
It is straight forward to check in at 08:00...

It is straight forward to check in at 08:00 however the room may not be ready and if it is not then they will send you a text when it is ready but you will be given your room key at check in which...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Dec 19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,310
Posted By steviet78
TUI are offering complimentary coach transfers...

TUI are offering complimentary coach transfers from Sanford for most hotels.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Jun 19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By steviet78
If transfers are the reason you want MCO then TUI...

If transfers are the reason you want MCO then TUI are including coach transfers in their package holidays to most hotels and this is in leiu of the free hire car and this will be detailed on the last...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Jun 19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By steviet78
No the Jetparks are off airport but still owned...

No the Jetparks are off airport but still owned by Manchester Airport and if you use M&G this is where they will park your car. There are two multistory car parks at T2, T2 east is the oldest one and...
Forum: Tickets 3 Jun 19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By steviet78
We bought our AP's on 2/10/18 and the offer came...

We bought our AP's on 2/10/18 and the offer came out a few days later, but Universal did give us the extension after a quick phone call. So if you upgrade and shortly after they run the offer just...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 May 19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By steviet78
Alamo dont use, or didnt use the standard...

Alamo dont use, or didnt use the standard catagory in Florida so it was alsways an auto upgrade to full size. Did this a few times out of Sanford.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 27 May 19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By steviet78
Sorry to sound negative but I wouldn't build your...

Sorry to sound negative but I wouldn't build your hopes up. With Star Wars opening I think HS will be busy enough and Disney probably wouldn't want to put more pressure on the park.

However, I do...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 27 May 19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By steviet78
We went in march and it is a good half day out in...

We went in march and it is a good half day out in my opinion although I don't think it is worth 40 per person for transport. Maybe look at doing this on a different trip when you have a car as it is...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 27 May 19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By steviet78
OK, a quick look just on DCFH, and your price...

OK, a quick look just on DCFH, and your price range is pretty much there, 210 for an Intermediate SUV, 229 for a Standard SUV, 249 for a Full size. All of the above prices are based on one driver...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 26 May 19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By steviet78
Car parking is a bit of a joke at Manchester...

Car parking is a bit of a joke at Manchester Airport and has been since they started their transformation program. I have heard (although not seen with my own eyes) that they have closed the T1/T3...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 26 May 19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By steviet78
Have you tried Discount Florida Car Hire? I have...

Have you tried Discount Florida Car Hire? I have my standard SUV booked with them picking up on 20/11/19 and I have paid 446 for 2 weeks so your prices may be possible. Other companies I would check...
Forum: Accommodation 24 May 19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By steviet78
I've used them once for the Hard Rock in 2016, I...

I've used them once for the Hard Rock in 2016, I didnt have any problems. Also they are on TopCashBack too.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 22 May 19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By steviet78
Never used contactless in the states, not sure if...

Never used contactless in the states, not sure if Apple/google pay will work over there.

Most places tend to be going chip and pin these days.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 19 May 19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By steviet78
Bus stop 6 on the red route this is at the end of...

Bus stop 6 on the red route this is at the end of the multistory car park for the hotel so you will need to walk round from the bus stop to the entrance on Universal Boulevard. On the green route I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 May 19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By steviet78
I really prefer SFB over MCO yes it is further...

I really prefer SFB over MCO yes it is further out but I would rather spend the time driving to the resort than standing in an immigration queue at MCO. Yes there is not much to do airside when you...
Forum: Tickets 19 May 19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
Posted By steviet78
My OH suffers from severe psoriasis so the...

My OH suffers from severe psoriasis so the chlorine in the pool aggravates her skin but I suppose lucky for us is that this condition was very visible to the member of staff.

When we upgraded I...
Forum: Tickets 19 May 19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,256
Posted By steviet78
We managed to upgrade to a 2 park annual pass...

We managed to upgrade to a 2 park annual pass from a 3 park 14 day ticket is September and back then I had read reports on here that they were not upgrading this way but they did it when I asked. We...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 May 19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,724
Posted By steviet78
This is the reason I always refuse any upgrade at...

This is the reason I always refuse any upgrade at the desk ( I accept them in the parking lot of course when you dont need to sign another agreement :) )

Unfortunately this is one of those things...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 May 19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,649
Posted By steviet78
Ive got one booked too and I am one of the people...

Ive got one booked too and I am one of the people moaning about it :)

This time I am hoping for something better than the last time when we had a Santa Fe which was awful and I would definitely...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 May 19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,649
Posted By steviet78
I think the standard's have been pretty poor for...

I think the standard's have been pretty poor for the last couple of years, in March there was only Dodge Journeys and a Santa Fe. After a 3 hour delay I couldnt be bothered asking if anything else...
Forum: General Chat 15 May 19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,857
Posted By steviet78
As The Fatadder has said LHR aircraft are...

As The Fatadder has said LHR aircraft are configured with a business heavy cabin the LGW & MAN fleets will be configured in a more economy heavy cabin. I have just commented about this on another...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 May 19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By steviet78
Virgin have have already tweeted the first A350...

Virgin have have already tweeted the first A350 is going to LHR for the JFK route I suspect this is so they can show off the new upper class cabin. I suspect the MAN & LGW fleets will be the last to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 May 19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By steviet78
I always put the address of the hotel, if you are...

I always put the address of the hotel, if you are staying at more than one hotel during your visit then I would use the hotel where you are spending the first night.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 May 19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,599
Posted By steviet78
I dont think anybody can really answer this...

I dont think anybody can really answer this question for you as it depends on how much risk you are prepared to take. Personally if I was going the end of of September I would normally book much...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 May 19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By steviet78
Sorry just to add. If you have never done the...

Sorry just to add. If you have never done the bubble before and want to do it then do so asap as Virgin are replacing the B747 with the A350 which does not have an upper deck.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 May 19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By steviet78
We were in these seats last month, they were OK...

We were in these seats last month, they were OK but personally I wouldn't sit in the bubble again too overrated in my opinion.

However on the plus side there is quite a lot of leg room plus no...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 May 19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By steviet78
If you have a particular price in mind you can...

If you have a particular price in mind you can setup an alert on Skyscanner.

PS I normally aim to pay around 850ish for Virgin PE but the last couple of flights we booked were in March & November
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 May 19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By steviet78
Pretty much the same although I have noticed that...

Pretty much the same although I have noticed that the choice with Alamo at both SFB & MCO has not been that great imo.

You cant do skip the counter but you can check in online which I think does...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 May 19, 02:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,243
Posted By steviet78
I would not worry too much about Sanford just set...

I would not worry too much about Sanford just set your expectations it is a small airport in comparison to MCO so it does not have the same level of shops and restaurants. Immigration is usually...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 3 May 19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,880
Posted By steviet78
We booked a standard SUV for our trip at the end...

We booked a standard SUV for our trip at the end of March, not much choice a few Dodge journeys and we ended up with a Stana Fe.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 3 May 19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By steviet78
Prices with Manchester Airport direct for my...

Prices with Manchester Airport direct for my dates have dropped in the last day or so. The parking I booked earlier this week was 25 cheaper, and M&G was coming in at under 100 for three weeks.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 1 May 19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,183
Posted By steviet78
There is also a lot of roadworks on this section...

There is also a lot of roadworks on this section of Sand Lake road at the moment. An uber to there should only be the base fare of about $6 each way.

However depending on what you need there is a...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 29 Apr 19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By steviet78
PS, I'm not sure if the cancellation protection...

PS, I'm not sure if the cancellation protection is available with 3rd party website such as Holiday Extras or if they have their own policies but if you book direct it is only 1

Also sign up to...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 29 Apr 19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By steviet78
I understand your husbands stance I really dont...

I understand your husbands stance I really dont like the idea of someone else having access to my car while I am not there.

If you want to lock in a price now then I would recommend booking a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Apr 19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By steviet78
You go through immigration first, collect your...

You go through immigration first, collect your luggage customs then you are outside. The last time we were the in 2018 it only took about half an hour from plane to car but we do fly PE so are first...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Apr 19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By steviet78
When we booked with OF they gave us the reference...

When we booked with OF they gave us the reference when we booked (about 10 months out) and I only paid a deposit, seems strange that they wont release it to you.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 27 Apr 19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By steviet78
I booked three weeks yesterday in Jet Parks 3 and...

I booked three weeks yesterday in Jet Parks 3 and it cost 99.99 including cancellation protection using code MAN0422 this expires tomorrow.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 27 Apr 19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,576
Posted By steviet78
I would agree with Mexy02 and try Andy. I booked...

I would agree with Mexy02 and try Andy. I booked car hire with him yesterday and he was cheaper than Alamo Brits, plus he will amend your booking if prices drop you just need to keep checking.
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