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Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Jun 19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By DougTemplar
Thanks for the offer of help but they finally...

Thanks for the offer of help but they finally sorted the refund and it's arrived in the account!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Jun 19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By DougTemplar
Well over a week now since refund was requested,...

Well over a week now since refund was requested, I have since emailed them in the meantime to ask for an update and heard nothing back. Not happy as this will be sitting on my card until we get back,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Jun 19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,419
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile 9hr flight delay? Long haul from UK... Isn't that...

9hr flight delay? Long haul from UK... Isn't that 600 compensation per passenger claim via EU rules?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 5 Jun 19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By DougTemplar
After the constant issues we've had with Alamo...

After the constant issues we've had with Alamo Brits bookings on the system with Alamo we won't bother with them in the future. I eventually got through to someone in the UK the other week to arrange...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 May 19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By DougTemplar
Can I ask were you successful in your claim...

Can I ask were you successful in your claim through the credit card company to sort it out and if so was that in advance of your trip?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 25 May 19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile Early next month. And yes I am filling in the...

Early next month. And yes I am filling in the form with my real name (which is shorter than the Sunday name) and getting rejected.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 25 May 19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile We might just chance it. We did order and pay...

We might just chance it. We did order and pay with Brits but I suspect something is out of line in their database that needs a fix.

I have raised it with them so hopefully they can fix it. OLCI...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 25 May 19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile Sadly that's where the technical issue is we put...

Sadly that's where the technical issue is we put in our confirmation number and details and get

"Your name and/or your Email Address are not matching in our system."

Something went wrong with...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 25 May 19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile No sign of a bar code only a confirmation number...

No sign of a bar code only a confirmation number :( Alamo say there is a technical issue somehow. Might just try it anyway.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 25 May 19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile Take care on the on-line check-in we've not been...

Take care on the on-line check-in we've not been able to log back in to skip the counter. I've been told because we have two drivers and booked via Alamo Brits we can't skip the counter... Which...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 24 May 19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By DougTemplar
Good to know... might have to see about making up...

Good to know... might have to see about making up an address on application if our villa has already got one.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 24 May 19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By DougTemplar
Winn Dixie Card

Hi there, apologies if this has been asked before, but I'm looking try and get a Winn Dixie card which I believe you need to get any of their special offers.

Has anyone found if you can get on in...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 May 19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 144,837
Posted By DougTemplar
Seems there is a system problem and while I...

Seems there is a system problem and while I managed to complete the online check in - I can't get the skip the counter option to work as I can't log into the online check in at all.

I contacted...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 May 19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 144,837
Posted By DougTemplar
I checked in a few weeks ago after we got the new...

I checked in a few weeks ago after we got the new drivers licence in the post - but I didn't complete skip the counter. I've tried to go back to do that today and I'm getting a "Your Name and/or your...
Forum: Latest 16 May 19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 33,268
Posted By DougTemplar
Are other Inside out Characters available instead...

Are other Inside out Characters available instead ?

(sorry couldn't resist)
Forum: Latest 16 May 19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 33,268
Posted By DougTemplar
I just want to see what the options are so I can...

I just want to see what the options are so I can decide to stick with our plans to go with magicyourbands or not. Has anyone seen a listing of the options?
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 11 May 19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile There are a number of places including touring...

There are a number of places including touring plans that state that the price of a meal at Crystal Palace depends on the season and if there are any holidays. I don't expect the quick service...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 8 May 19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By DougTemplar
Seasonal Pricing for Restaurants

Hi there,

After finding out that the Crystal Palace can charge a different amount for a meal depending on the season or even the day (we have an ADR Breakfast for the 2nd of July and can't figure...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Apr 19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,528
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile Sorry how does one qualify for the extra $100...

Sorry how does one qualify for the extra $100 gift card?
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Apr 19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile Added to the list of places we might eat! Thanks!

Added to the list of places we might eat! Thanks!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Apr 19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile The issue for me is that if I am not getting a...

The issue for me is that if I am not getting a drink at the meals because I don't like soda and I don't drink alcohol - it feels a waste of a drink value at every meal. Someone should benefit if...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Apr 19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile We are POFQ so that's good to know! I do...

We are POFQ so that's good to know!

I do love me my ice cream.

Someone suggested in the parks we just get our beer and offer it to others if there aren't any soft drinks we want. I did explain...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Apr 19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile Evening folks, sorry to bring this thread up from...

Evening folks, sorry to bring this thread up from the depths again.
Wondering if anyone has found other Milkshakes/Smoothies options for QSDP this year?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Apr 19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,073
Posted By DougTemplar
Flying indirect means you lose time often...

Flying indirect means you lose time often considerable amounts. When you travel with small children the much longer extended day takes its toil and if I'm honest on adults as well. Price might well...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 19 Feb 19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,339
Posted By DougTemplar
I can confirm every email I've ever sent to Andy...

I can confirm every email I've ever sent to Andy has been replied to! One word of warning to everyone however, I've found lots of emails from friends and family have started to go direct into my...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Jan 19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By DougTemplar
We've booked at Intermediate for our trip and I'm...

We've booked at Intermediate for our trip and I'm now trying to figure out if will be big enough. We are a family of 2 adults and 2 kids (ages 7).

The only time we will have size issues are the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Jan 19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile Well one is better than none! Thanks for that...

Well one is better than none! Thanks for that it's certainly getting added to the list.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Jan 19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By DougTemplar
Yeah we feared as much on the drinks in the parks...

Yeah we feared as much on the drinks in the parks front. I don't want to keep taking bottled water to get the "Value" as we need to carry it around. Might try and offer folks in the queue behind us...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Jan 19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By DougTemplar
QSDP - Special Non Alcoholic Drinks venues

Hello all,

When we were over in May 2016 we found it was easy to swap out our drinks on the QSDP for a side or a snack credit. As we aren't big fans of fizzy drinks we got much better value doing...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,425
Posted By DougTemplar
If the queues are long to get through Immigration...

If the queues are long to get through Immigration (we are flying last weekend of June so expect it to be busy) are there water fountains and loos in the queue area? Thinking of my 7 year olds who...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Jan 19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By DougTemplar
That's even easier than I expected! Brilliant! ...

That's even easier than I expected! Brilliant!

I guess we must have been the last of the paper parking pass folks it was May'16 when we were there.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Jan 19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By DougTemplar
Disney Property Hotel / Parks Parking - changing car?

When we were over in 2016, our car had a problem and we had to swap it over with Alamo during our week on Disney Property (We also had a fender bender crash in a car park a week later so had to...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Jan 19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By DougTemplar
Quidco + Alamo any success with Alamo Brits?

Hello there,

Spotted Alamo has a good 9% on Quidco but of course it's not the Alamo Brits link so the prices are higher.

I recall in 2016 I some how managed to use Alamo Brits via Topcashback...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Oct 18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,805
Posted By DougTemplar
Echoing everyone above. To crystallise my...

Echoing everyone above.
To crystallise my advice.
1) Obtain refillable bottles ideally with a wide neck to get free water and ice in the parks. And take a medium/small size coolbag you can carry...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Apr 18, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 252,724
Posted By DougTemplar
Did you have any experience in the Parks of a...

Did you have any experience in the Parks of a similar nature?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Apr 18, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 252,724
Posted By DougTemplar
While planning the QSDP for 2019 (if we go) I see...

While planning the QSDP for 2019 (if we go) I see that the drinks options have changed since 2016 when we were last there. As someone who isn't a fan of fizzy drinks, and doesn't drink booze - I was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Apr 18, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile I can't understand why TC think that Sunday...

I can't understand why TC think that Sunday flights from Glasgow are a winner. Flying back and arriving on Monday morning jet lagged means losing a workday at the very least.

Obviously that is...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Mar 18, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By DougTemplar
Mobile We've done the Newark to Orlando run before but...

We've done the Newark to Orlando run before but that was before we had kids.

Having heard about connection time issues recently at Newark we know we need to add in an extended stop over. I am not...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Mar 18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By DougTemplar
My concern with any flights via somewhere else is...

My concern with any flights via somewhere else is the extra travel time needed and the possible missing a connection. My brother was due to fly Edinburgh to Tampa this month and had his Edinburgh to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Mar 18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,387
Posted By DougTemplar
Ah based on that then there won't be a Friday...

Ah based on that then there won't be a Friday flight after all.

That limits our choices rather a lot to virgin who will no doubt charge an arm and a leg.
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