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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Omega1
I got return tickets from Manchester to the...

I got return tickets from Manchester to the southern Lakes for 40p.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By Omega1
Mobile As a Shakers supporter for over 50 years, it is...

As a Shakers supporter for over 50 years, it is indeed a sorry state of affairs.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By Omega1
https://www.pocruises.com/find-a-cruise/E924N/E924...

https://www.pocruises.com/find-a-cruise/E924N/E924N
The Oceana itineraries have generated a lot of interest but P&O have been steadily increasing their prices. The cruise we booked has increased by...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 20 Aug 19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By Omega1
I was about to message you! Weve booked! Too...

I was about to message you! Weve booked! Too good a bargain to miss - its got to be done.😂
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 20 Aug 19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By Omega1
New P&O itineraries

Heads up. P&O are today releasing a host of new itineraries for winter 19/20 on the Oceana. The Oceana was pulled from its Middle East itineraries owing to security concerns and these are the hastily...
Forum: General Chat 19 Aug 19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,340
Posted By Omega1
In a previous post I said that I dont like to go...

In a previous post I said that I dont like to go back to places as there are so many wonderful places on earth to explore, but the Falklands was one of the most amazing places weve visited. I loved...
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Omega1
Its really difficult to tell whether the whole...

Its really difficult to tell whether the whole fixing has become loose or the radiator bracket simply needs tightening. Likely that a new deeper or wider fixing in the same location is required or...
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Omega1
Can you attach some photos to give a better idea...

Can you attach some photos to give a better idea of the scale of the problem?
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,891
Posted By Omega1
Thats true - but the more I planned, saved,...

Thats true - but the more I planned, saved, lived within my means and paid into my pension, the luckier I got!🤔😂
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,891
Posted By Omega1
In 1972, I received a means tested student grant...

In 1972, I received a means tested student grant to go to university. I was the first of my family to go university, no one else had stayed in education beyond 15 years old. Around 60,000 went on to...
Forum: General Chat 18 Aug 19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,891
Posted By Omega1
The government has probably factored into their...

The government has probably factored into their calculations that as the the state pension age increases so does the number of people who are physically not able to do their existing job or work at...
Forum: General Chat 17 Aug 19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,340
Posted By Omega1
Thats our view as well!👍

Thats our view as well!👍
Forum: General Chat 17 Aug 19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By Omega1
No, only kidding! Good luck, the project sounds...

No, only kidding! Good luck, the project sounds fantastic - obviously best to see how Brexit plays out. Keep us updated.
Forum: General Chat 17 Aug 19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By Omega1
Whatever you buy, just make sure it has a 3 phase...

Whatever you buy, just make sure it has a 3 phase supply!😂😂
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 17 Aug 19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,176
Posted By Omega1
We like P&O, but if you are looking for some...

We like P&O, but if you are looking for some different itineraries have a look at Princess. P&O and Princess have ships of the same design.
Our cruising decisions are mainly governed by itinerary...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,084
Posted By Omega1
A favourite place: sheep.float.voucher

A favourite place: sheep.float.voucher
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Omega1
Well I thought that but wasnt brave enough to...

Well I thought that but wasnt brave enough to start a discussion!😂
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Omega1
Facebook

I havent been on Facebook too long and am only a member of a few travel related groups, but this made me laugh:

Question : How many people does it take to change a lightbulb on Facebook?

1 to...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,870
Posted By Omega1
The hotel could take that position but it isnt...

The hotel could take that position but it isnt conclusive proof the damage wasnt there - its an assumption, nothing more. I am not aware of a contractual obligation on a hotel guest to inform the...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 15 Aug 19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Omega1
I imagine you put him/her right!😂😂

I imagine you put him/her right!😂😂
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Omega1
Thats me!😂

Thats me!😂
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 14 Aug 19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Omega1
Thats the beauty of cruising, the dining...

Thats the beauty of cruising, the dining arrangements are so flexible and nothing is too much trouble. We did a P&O cruise in June and thought the waiters were a little bit surly compared with...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 14 Aug 19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Omega1
SquishtheWhales review is excellent but the only...

SquishtheWhales review is excellent but the only difference to our experience is that we havent found the food so variable. The thing to remember is that if you order something that isnt to your...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 14 Aug 19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Omega1
Mobile Weve done about 20 Princess cruises with 5 of...

Weve done about 20 Princess cruises with 5 of those being on the Caribbean Princess. We like the ship, especially after the refit a couple of years ago. As others have said, the food, service and...
Forum: General Chat 13 Aug 19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,550
Posted By Omega1
Somebody told me that dollars smell as they do...

Somebody told me that dollars smell as they do because of the cotton/linen mix they contain. Dont know if its true.
It would be fun if a countrys banknotes smelt of something with a link to that...
Forum: General Chat 13 Aug 19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,762
Posted By Omega1
We too are fans of the Bernese Oberland and been...

We too are fans of the Bernese Oberland and been several times, staying in Lauterbrunnen, Interlaken and Matten. Agree with everything you say about the area except warm lakes - Lake Brienz is...
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Aug 19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,398
Posted By Omega1
This discussion about mini cruises is all very...

This discussion about mini cruises is all very well but like any addiction it starts with one small step and the next thing you know you have to join Cruisers Anonymous. My name is Omega and Im a...
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,934
Posted By Omega1
Poor lamb, I hope he got the Jaguar he so richly...

Poor lamb, I hope he got the Jaguar he so richly deserves.
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,883
Posted By Omega1
Is that droll as in dry amusement or as in...

Is that droll as in dry amusement or as in buffoon? My family would say the latter!😂😂
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,883
Posted By Omega1
Our kids are in their thirties and are like chalk...

Our kids are in their thirties and are like chalk and cheese when it comes to gifts. Our daughter is very thoughtful and always buys imaginative gifts - our son, well, were lucky if he even...
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,883
Posted By Omega1
Yes, its Ambi Pures new fragrance called...

Yes, its Ambi Pures new fragrance called Thoughtless!
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 11 Aug 19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Omega1
A friend did a cruise from Copenhagen to New York...

A friend did a cruise from Copenhagen to New York via Iceland and Greenland on Holland America last month. The pictures looked amazing. Princess have an itinerary they do a couple of times a year to...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 11 Aug 19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By Omega1
Take layers. We went in early June and needed...

Take layers. We went in early June and needed everything from shorts and tee shirts to full winter survival gear! On a couple of occasions on the outside deck, when the wind was coming off the...
Forum: General Chat 11 Aug 19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,217
Posted By Omega1
You wont be thankful when youre older - trust...

You wont be thankful when youre older - trust me! Enjoy your problem whilst you can. 😂😂
Forum: General Chat 11 Aug 19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By Omega1
Thanks, glad you had a very slick transit. We...

Thanks, glad you had a very slick transit. We have connected via Atlanta several times with no such luck. Long lines at immigration or security (or both) is the norm for us.
Forum: General Chat 10 Aug 19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By Omega1
We always used to get move over offers but...

We always used to get move over offers but couldnt take them because we had to be in work the next day. Now that were retired (8 years) we havent had one, probably because we now fly off peak...
Forum: General Chat 10 Aug 19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,491
Posted By Omega1
Nope - I don't think so!

Nope - I don't think so!
Forum: General Chat 10 Aug 19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,484
Posted By Omega1
On some airlines I've seen cabin crew do it -...

On some airlines I've seen cabin crew do it - sets a bad example methinks.
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,484
Posted By Omega1
What? Its posh where you live - more Copacabana...

What? Its posh where you live - more Copacabana than favela! 😂😂
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 18,661
Posted By Omega1
There are several measures of economic...

There are several measures of economic prosperity- todays announcement that the economy shrunk by 0.2% isnt promising but we should wait for Q3 figures before judgements can be made. Overall, its...
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