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Forum: Theme Parks Florida Today, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Shooby doo
TBh whilst they have to maintain 25% capacity,...

TBh whilst they have to maintain 25% capacity, there are no busy days, I have seen pics of large queues but mainly due to Social distancing rather than really busy. Not forgetting that currently they...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Today, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By Shooby doo
Must be part of the 28k announced last week,...

Must be part of the 28k announced last week, supposedly a lot made up of non-union members & part time staff. TBH not surprising really, we still don't have any Disney passes & the more I see/read...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Oct 20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By Shooby doo
Ok a bit of a mixed bag, BA sort of get a pass as...

Ok a bit of a mixed bag, BA sort of get a pass as I had to wait until 30 days before & apply for a voucher- 5 days later they actually cancelled the flight but as I had already chosen a voucher then...
Forum: Accommodation 26 Oct 20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Shooby doo
Available from Reception outpost $63 + tax per...

Available from Reception outpost $63 + tax per day, I'd imagine you tell them how long that you want it for when booking
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Forum: General DVC Discussion 25 Oct 20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By Shooby doo
You can post a request on the Rent Forum or you...

You can post a request on the Rent Forum or you can rent from one of the recognised sellers - a lot of the DVC retailers seem to be doing this now, first I would go onto Daves DVC request & use the...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 25 Oct 20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Shooby doo
A recent Dis DVC Vlog summed it up really, the...

A recent Dis DVC Vlog summed it up really, the ONLY thing that DVC/D have to provide is a yearly allocation of points at your HR everything else could be classed as a perk eg. Current restriction on...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Oct 20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Shooby doo
Hotel for first 10 nights with Netflights,...

Hotel for first 10 nights with Netflights, Flights & car hire BA, 11 nights DVC,. The last couple of years we have booked a Disney package with free dining ( only for a week each time) due to not...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 23 Oct 20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By Shooby doo
we get a magazine each so need 2 frames :pgig: ...

we get a magazine each so need 2 frames :pgig:
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Forum: Accommodation 23 Oct 20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Shooby doo
Have a back up planned as both times I've found...

Have a back up planned as both times I've found better deals on UK sites - First time BA & second netflights
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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Oct 20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By Shooby doo
Currently in & out of Gatwick for May, Glasgow...

Currently in & out of Gatwick for May, Glasgow connection, TBH the only time that it has affected us has been when the tried to get us in to Gatwick & then out of Heathrow!
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Forum: General DVC Discussion 22 Oct 20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Shooby doo
We've used our cards in Store but never online...

We've used our cards in Store but never online. As far as Customs-ouch! It's the PO's standard 8 "handling" fee that rankles:erm:
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Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Oct 20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Shooby doo
Used Avis from Hilton in DS & will be again next...

Used Avis from Hilton in DS & will be again next year, the desk is near the Starbucks inside. Drop off you just p[ark up through the barrier & drop keys off. One thing to note don't take the pre-paid...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Oct 20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,771
Posted By Shooby doo
Depending on the polls, Donald might not have a...

Depending on the polls, Donald might not have a say :pgig: So you could argue that the US will open up when Kamala tells Joe it's to happen;) Joe of course might need reminding where he is :pgig:
If...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Oct 20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Shooby doo
They have been steadily getting earlier but I...

They have been steadily getting earlier but I think so far earliest has been 6th Sept (2019) can't remember if they even got as far as releasing this years dates, not sure if they will get any...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 21 Oct 20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By Shooby doo
There was something mentioned on a recent vlog...

There was something mentioned on a recent vlog that if you have ever purchased single use points anywhere that the system was also showing those as HR- I mean who would have ever thought that Disney...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Oct 20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By Shooby doo
Amy totally with you on that one & you do have to...

Amy totally with you on that one & you do have to wonder if it's ever been considered ?
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Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Oct 20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By Shooby doo
Rightly or wrongly I assumed that the whole of...

Rightly or wrongly I assumed that the whole of 2021 as that "fits" their reason for stopping full borrowing. Our May holiday is already booked & resulted in 10 nights at Uni to keep us under the 50%,...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Oct 20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Shooby doo
For us it would depend on who is eating, if the 3...

For us it would depend on who is eating, if the 3 of us were eating then I would pay for all of the snack, even if it was 2 us including DS but if it was something that only he wanted then he would...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Oct 20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By Shooby doo
Change of Airport would constitute a major change...

Change of Airport would constitute a major change BUT they haven't informed you of it, it's your investigations so until they confirm that change it's you that wants to make a change hence the reason...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Oct 20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Shooby doo
The problem that you have,in any instance, if...

The problem that you have,in any instance, if Disney & DVC are open then it's not the owner's fault if you/we can't get there IYKWIM. Whilst it was all closed DVC relaxed their rules about points so...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Oct 20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By Shooby doo
Donaldfan just to put your free DMe into...

Donaldfan just to put your free DMe into perspective- Universal/mears charge $34 each way from MCO to Universal Hotels, last year I paid 172/night for RPR & Disney deluxes are +350 so in theory...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Oct 20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Shooby doo
I would doubly check with your insurer as mine...

I would doubly check with your insurer as mine has a clause that monies have to be claimed back before any claim is even considered- so you would have to claim from Davids (or others) before they...
Forum: Accommodation 14 Oct 20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,641
Posted By Shooby doo
First indication might be when they start...

First indication might be when they start bringing the furloughed workers back, only half their workforce are back & i believe 8000 part timers have just been let go. The problem they have is, at...
Forum: Accommodation 14 Oct 20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By Shooby doo
Only stayed at RPR & IMO it's of a higher...

Only stayed at RPR & IMO it's of a higher standard than the Disney Deluxes that I have also stayed at, now as a disclaimer I haven't stayed at SSR following it's refurb but certainly Universal's...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Oct 20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Shooby doo
Until midnight as it's overnight parking,also you...

Until midnight as it's overnight parking,also you will already have checked out so no way to charge you anyway IYKWIM
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Forum: Accommodation 13 Oct 20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Shooby doo
Sorry not sure what you are asking ? There is a...

Sorry not sure what you are asking ? There is a Mears Shuttle to the Universal Hotels, you book it through your Hotel. We will use that , Uber/Lyft to Saratoga after our 10 night stay & then DME back...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Oct 20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 56,680
Posted By Shooby doo
Only 1000 more to stay at CBR then I've paid for...

Only 1000 more to stay at CBR then I've paid for Sapphire Falls (10 nights)..bargain...NOT! Not a deal that is going to encourage us to change our plans, especially with so little choice- maybe just...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Oct 20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By Shooby doo
Disney CEO on record as stating Park booking is...

Disney CEO on record as stating Park booking is here to stay so I'd probably book under that assumption. We currently don't have tickets for May, on current restrictions we just don't see the value...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 994
Posted By Shooby doo
Only other thing to add is that also currently...

Only other thing to add is that also currently there is no 21 day ticket option so might affect any planning on initial days

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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Oct 20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By Shooby doo
TBH...without DDP, & we've only had it twice in...

TBH...without DDP, & we've only had it twice in the last 12 years, we eat offsite for TS. Next year we may go to Chef Art's & that's about it- Trail's End was good but they've just increased the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Oct 20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,485
Posted By Shooby doo
Actually Claudette it isn't :pgig: Admittedly...

Actually Claudette it isn't :pgig: Admittedly between 2 of us I had the most but I'd say no bigger than a "large" pizza. For some reason you don't really think about it at the time but it was onlky...
Forum: Tickets 29 Sep 20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By Shooby doo
Current costings on an AP is + 2 14 day...

Current costings on an AP is + 2 14 day Ultimates, depending on how many visits you would need for that last week I'd also look at MYW tickets- this is what we done last year after our 21 dayers run...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Sep 20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Shooby doo
I'd be very surprised if Universal moved HHN...

I'd be very surprised if Universal moved HHN forward that far but I also wouldn't totally rule it out. TBH we're undecided on whether we would go back, just found last year way too busy- it was a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Sep 20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,264
Posted By Shooby doo
Yes I think FP will be back but as far as take...

Yes I think FP will be back but as far as take ups a lot is going to depend on how the US Economy bounces back (IMO)there won't be as many US families willing to pay Disney's prices. I also wouldn't...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 23 Sep 20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Shooby doo
I think a lot will depend on how much it affects...

I think a lot will depend on how much it affects them, when you compare "our" tickets to the US ones, like for like we have been getting a really good deal especially when you take in the added MM...
Forum: Tickets 23 Sep 20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Shooby doo
Yes you can but you can't buy it until you...

Yes you can but you can't buy it until you physically have the AP, hotel discounts you just have to have it a check in but to get ticket discounts you need to log in & have your serial number.
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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Sep 20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,603
Posted By Shooby doo
Booked & paid for 6th may, sort of taking that as...

Booked & paid for 6th may, sort of taking that as out of the 6 months:pgig: But TBH until there is a vaccine it's all pie in the sky, not sure going on holiday is going to make much of a difference-...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Sep 20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Shooby doo
Personally on a family of 6 I'd go to the...

Personally on a family of 6 I'd go to the Staybridge Suites at LBV, free breakfast & walking distance to loads of eateries, & way cheaper to eat than Disney Pricing !
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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 22 Sep 20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,215
Posted By Shooby doo
Teabags & maybe coffee for our Aeropress...

Teabags & maybe coffee for our Aeropress depending on plans as far as a Supermarket trip. On a standard room you are limited though, Universal for instance is a Keurig coffee machine so you can't...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Sep 20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Shooby doo
I sort of disagree though as in that scenario he...

I sort of disagree though as in that scenario he is just amending the package so any package discounts are still there, if you cancel then you lose the "discounts" so not really giving an accurate...
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