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Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 11:00 PM
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Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Simon Calder has been a joke in all of this, I...

Simon Calder has been a joke in all of this, I said so in May. Cosy chats with the chairman, suggesting people are fine to book- as a travel expert he should have been giving clear warnings of the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile If you can afford it, it was money well spent if...

If you can afford it, it was money well spent if you ask me.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 10:40 PM
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Views: 84
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Good one Hendriks. Was it a 1 bed? I'm there at...

Good one Hendriks. Was it a 1 bed? I'm there at Xmas myself.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:32 PM
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Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile They are still tweeting it's operating normally...

They are still tweeting it's operating normally. Hopefully no one is reading that and booking.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:26 PM
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Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Don't try to turn into another Brexit thread. We...

Don't try to turn into another Brexit thread. We could say how a well run company, Jet 2 recently announced record profits. Or the 1.4 bn of debt TC couldn't service. Or the fact people flying abroad...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:23 PM
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Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Sorry to hear that, good luck, hope you get...

Sorry to hear that, good luck, hope you get something.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:21 PM
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Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile If it's in admin, which it appears to be, there's...

If it's in admin, which it appears to be, there's no chance she'll fly with TC, it's planes will be grounded. She will be wasting her time I am afraid. She will need to book new flights.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:15 PM
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Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Maybe go to bed and get up at 5. You'll still...

Maybe go to bed and get up at 5. You'll still beat the crowds, albeit the airlines may stick up the prices anyway as soon as they hear.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:13 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Sorry to hear this benny, I saw you mentioning...

Sorry to hear this benny, I saw you mentioning your son and his warnings months back. I hope he finds something else and quick. My pal's wife is in the same boat- just got promoted.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:10 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile BBC were saying after the meeting was over and...

BBC were saying after the meeting was over and they were videod leaving that CEO was in that meeting. BBC has been well behind the curve on this story.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile ITV News at 10 says it's going into...

ITV News at 10 says it's going into administration.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:01 PM
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Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I can't imagine he would be pumping out fake news...

I can't imagine he would be pumping out fake news on his official ITV account.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 09:47 PM
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Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Presumably flying them back internally to...

Presumably flying them back internally to Manchester.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 09:44 PM
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Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Again Benny is referring to someone called...

Again Benny is referring to someone called Yorkshire on Twitter who has something to do with aviation- not me! Benny I think the Yorkshire fella is just copying the Alex tweets from what I can see...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Apparently this Alex guy is close to senior...

Apparently this Alex guy is close to senior management at Qatar, who are supplying some rescue flights. I am off to bed, but up at 5. Luckily on this occasion I won't be on the computer then booking...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 09:22 PM
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Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile To clarify this isn't me Benny is talking about...

To clarify this isn't me Benny is talking about here!
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 09:20 PM
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Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Just discussing with Mrs YT. If it has happened...

Just discussing with Mrs YT. If it has happened it is quite upsetting even though we knew it was probably coming. We've flown with TC many times to States and Europe including Florida and NYC. My...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
It does look a bit suspect the email with the...

It does look a bit suspect the email with the link in... having reviewed it, but this tweeter is one of the more credible. However until he shows his source, if he can, we still have to wait and see...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Basically Park MGM have said pay up to stay- with...

Basically Park MGM have said pay up to stay- with a 15% discount.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Park MGM hotels have just emailed guests saying...

Park MGM hotels have just emailed guests saying TC has ceased business, he has put up the email. It seems to have happened, unfortunately. Edit - above just posted.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Aviation expert and broadcaster just tweeted: ...

Aviation expert and broadcaster just tweeted:

Alex Macheras
@AlexInAir
Suppliers are being informed that #ThomasCook has ceased business operations

Airlines (including wet-lease...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,702
Posted By YorkshireT
Mmmm... I thought it had all gone quiet on that...

Mmmm... I thought it had all gone quiet on that front.

How the heck does a single car on the monorail cost 2.5m? I am not disputing it does, it just amazes me it would be so much.
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 23,554
Posted By YorkshireT
I saw some intel, as usual, do not know the...

I saw some intel, as usual, do not know the efficacy of it, that Paddock is actually next. If true, that would make guaranteeing a refurbed room in late 2020 (when I was also intending to stop) very...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Not sure how much we can read into this : ...

Not sure how much we can read into this :

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-thomas-cook-ceo-silent-20145651
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 23,554
Posted By YorkshireT
Yep I have to do it as a family and we do like...

Yep I have to do it as a family and we do like the space. I couldn't get Mrs YT in a studio with both kids for long - albeit we may give a Poly studio a 4 night go next summer- simply because we are...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
https://news.sky.com/story/thomas-cook-begs-lender...

https://news.sky.com/story/thomas-cook-begs-lenders-to-slash-200m-demand-11817027

Latest- now begging lenders to slash the demand for the 200m and also for credit card companies to release 50m to...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 23,554
Posted By YorkshireT
More photos of the 1 bed- these are really clear...

More photos of the 1 bed- these are really clear and the first to show it in all it's glory. It really looks fantastic:
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/75a83b0c6d87bd.jpg...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By YorkshireT
These have plenty of room for even adults. It...

These have plenty of room for even adults. It will also be no more than about a year old, following the refurb.
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Good to hear - I know it sounds ridiculous but...

Good to hear - I know it sounds ridiculous but you may be one of the very lucky ones, as once it is up, you will at least get there. I would not worry about getting back, it will be arranged, Monarch...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 11:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,332
Posted By YorkshireT
It is an algorithm. Probably because its the...

It is an algorithm. Probably because its the first time used (?) and used abroad, on swipes- very high risk and any credit card could be blocked. We used ours no problem, but we have been using it...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Similar happened with Monarch- no one knew for...

Similar happened with Monarch- no one knew for sure until they actually filed for administration at midnight Sunday. This though is more high profile with this meeting, so the press will be banging...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile What did it say Gav?

What did it say Gav?
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By YorkshireT
You could rent DVC points for Boardwalk or Beach...

You could rent DVC points for Boardwalk or Beach Club, either on here or on Davids Vacation Rentals or another agent. This would be cheaper than Disney direct, albeit no free dining plan (if you...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By YorkshireT
I cant give a tip as to colour but I can as to...

I cant give a tip as to colour but I can as to paint. Get Johnstones TRADE vinyl matt. Its the best paint I known internally and ideal for a rental as it washes down, but has no shiny ness to it...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:56 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,744
Posted By YorkshireT
Beaches and Cream- doesn't justify the massive...

Beaches and Cream- doesn't justify the massive hype at all.
Any party or another upcharge event- huge rip-off generally, and now often oversubscribed to boot.
Trader Sam- a bar with overpriced...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,702
Posted By YorkshireT
People constantly say how great the monorail...

People constantly say how great the monorail resorts are, and resorts that have a short bus ride such as AKL, OKW and SSR are somehow terrible.
This monorail goes down a lot- and then you have real...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 06:38 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Im not sure theyd still need the 1bn, but I...

Im not sure theyd still need the 1bn, but I agree it seems like a sticking plaster.

If it was a viable business that could pay the extra money back- why has no one come to lend it. When you are...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 06:23 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes just read apparently some fellas turned up...

Yes just read apparently some fellas turned up with a bag of cash and paid the hotel. Hotel of course had no right to hold anyone in the first place, at least not in any place where there is a rule...
Forum: Thomas Cook Yesterday, 06:04 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Just woke up to news that TC has hired security...

Just woke up to news that TC has hired security to protect its offices, and people have been held hostage by armed guards in Tunisia unless they pay hotel bills that TC are said not to have paid!...
Forum: Thomas Cook 21 Sep 19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 51,743
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile If you have airline failure insurance, contact...

If you have airline failure insurance, contact them asap.

Then if you can rebook, you can consider it immediately.

Some are not fortunate and will have to wait for a refund first. Some don't...
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