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Forum: General DVC Discussion 19 Sep 20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By Custancia
Value studios are typically hard, I've been...

Value studios are typically hard, I've been locked out at 11 months because of people a!ready having bookings or walking...Although you can sometimes pick job in the back of a walker? I had to walk...
Forum: General Chat 13 Sep 20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,729
Posted By Custancia
Is that over 50, in the same way as the need to...

Is that over 50, in the same way as the need to be over 18 to buy alcohol? Or over 50, as in at 50 you're still young (until you reach your next birthday).

Critically important to someone who...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Sep 20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,547
Posted By Custancia
At least if we get to go in Feb but still have to...

At least if we get to go in Feb but still have to wear masks, it will not be as scorching hot then so hopefully more manageable...
Just keeping my fingers crossed that we get to go!
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 739
Posted By Custancia
Done. I hope there just enough answers to help,...

Done. I hope there just enough answers to help, but not overwhelm in having to analyse!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Reports 5 Sep 20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 799
Posted By Custancia
A fantastic last day. A fantastic trip overall...

A fantastic last day. A fantastic trip overall in fact! I wonder if having excellent weather helped it seem more magical?

I'd never considered doing a last minute DLP trip, but you've...
Forum: Indexes 1 Sep 20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,813
Posted By Custancia
Sounds like a very valid reason forgot posting...

Sounds like a very valid reason forgot posting another day! Old Aladdin or the live action version? And more importantly, which games and who won?
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 31 Aug 20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Custancia
I occasionally go near there, and didnt know...

I occasionally go near there, and didnt know about this shop! Thanks for sharing this!
Forum: General Chat 30 Aug 20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,185
Posted By Custancia
Just found this thread, and absolutely loved it! ...

Just found this thread, and absolutely loved it! So many wise words.
Forum: Indexes 30 Aug 20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By Custancia
Just caught up on your trippie. Really enjoyed...

Just caught up on your trippie. Really enjoyed reading it, and getting a much needed Disney fix. It looks like you had a fantastic time! And fabulous photos by Niff.
Forum: General Chat 30 Aug 20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,584
Posted By Custancia
Wow. There are some talented photographs here on...

Wow. There are some talented photographs here on the Dibb (And also very kind).

You'd be welcome to copies of my photos, but these on here are so much better!
Forum: General DVC Discussion 30 Aug 20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Custancia
Although only relatively new to DVC I agree with...

Although only relatively new to DVC I agree with Yorkshire T on the savings (or lack of them).

DVC encourages you to definitely prioritise going to WDW , when perhaps otherwise you might have...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Aug 20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,547
Posted By Custancia
Booked for half term week in Feb. Really unsure...

Booked for half term week in Feb. Really unsure if it will work out or not... So flights are changeable, airport hotel and parking can be cancelled. Trying to hedge my bets. Also have saved enough...
Forum: Indexes 30 Aug 20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,813
Posted By Custancia
Loving reading along (And living the Disney life...

Loving reading along (And living the Disney life vicariously through your trippie!)
Forum: General DVC Discussion 30 Aug 20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,015
Posted By Custancia
We've been trying to rent out with Dave's since...

We've been trying to rent out with Dave's since early June, no luck so far. I think there are a lot of people trying to rent out as they can't get there, and renters are probably waiting/trying to...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 30 Aug 20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Custancia
There was a post previously (by br'er bear?) On...

There was a post previously (by br'er bear?) On setting up a PayPal in dollars, and using to buy disney e-gift cards from Target, and then using the gift card to pay annual dues. We found this worked...
Forum: General Chat 29 Aug 20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Custancia
As above, don’t try to put too much info onto...

As above, don’t try to put too much info onto each slide, and avoid full sentences. It will be hard to see/read. Bullet points to indicate/reinforce what you are saying are good.
Depending on...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 11 Aug 20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Custancia
Sounds like you had an amazing day at Animal...

Sounds like you had an amazing day at Animal Kingdom, and what a view at AKL!
Forum: Tickets 9 Aug 20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,740
Posted By Custancia
Hi how are those of you receiving cheques...

Hi
how are those of you receiving cheques paying them in since they are in dollars? DD got a cheque through the post (still waiting on ours) she’s with Nationwide and I cant see anything on their...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 8 Aug 20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By Custancia
I've come rather late to your trip report but...

I've come rather late to your trip report but really enjoying it. What an eventful day! Certainly an incredible time to have been at WDW, but it must have been so stressful!
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Custancia
That is so true! Although, of course I...

That is so true! Although, of course I genuinely believed it was a once in a lifetime trip back then. So glad it wasn't, but it would have saved a fortune in the long run if I had got my way and...
Forum: General Chat 29 Jul 20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Custancia
This time 10 years ago...

Today, 10 years ago, I had no idea that I would love Disney. I was packing for a once in a lifetime family holiday to WDW as DD was the “perfect age for Disney” at 6 years old. I hadn’t even heard...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jul 20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Custancia
Oh no! thats such a stressful situation! DH...

Oh no! thats such a stressful situation! DH suggests thst you’ll struggle to get it back down from your current side, so perhaps trying to lever it up a bit more so you can squeeze through (and let...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Jul 20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,064
Posted By Custancia
Free DDP is definitely good value given the...

Free DDP is definitely good value given the prices Disney charge for snacks, drinks and meals. Any advice I would offer in the tracking of costs we’ve done, is redundant since an early poster...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jun 20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Custancia
Thanks! We've been here 16 years and I've wanted...

Thanks! We've been here 16 years and I've wanted a new kitchen ever since we moved in. However DH also discovered a love of Disney, and holidays always won! Although it did get re tiled,...
Forum: TV and Film 28 Jun 20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By Custancia
When the offer runs out, let it run at full price...

When the offer runs out, let it run at full price for a month, then cancel and it will usually give a remain offer at about half price!
Forum: General Chat 28 Jun 20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Custancia
Looks amazing! What a transformation. We're...

Looks amazing! What a transformation.
We're getting a new kitchen fitted next month, cream with light grey worktop (as it's tiny and I want to make it feel bigger and brighter). I was starting...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Jun 20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,006
Posted By Custancia
I use it as we can put money on it at the time we...

I use it as we can put money on it at the time we consider the exchange rate to be good. Rather than being subject to the vagaries of the exchange rate at the time we are actually on holiday.
...
Forum: TV and Film 28 Jun 20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By Custancia
We also watched this on Netflix last night. So...

We also watched this on Netflix last night. So funny! So silly! So absolutely Eurovision! I loved that they had Graham Norton being himself.
Forum: General Chat 25 Jun 20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By Custancia
Mobile Thank you, the school have said they will try to...

Thank you, the school have said they will try to do something special for them all later in the year.
Forum: General Chat 25 Jun 20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By Custancia
Mobile Fab suit, I bet he looked amazing in it!

Fab suit, I bet he looked amazing in it!
Forum: General Chat 25 Jun 20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,933
Posted By Custancia
Mobile "Would have been Prom" pictures

So I've loved looking at everyone's prom pictures over the last few years. Tonight would have been DD's prom night. It seemed a fitting reason to put on her gorgeous haunted mansion dress, even if...
Forum: Accommodation 6 Jun 20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Custancia
Theres information on how prices change through...

Theres information on how prices change through the year at https://yourfirstvisit.net/2019/07/02/disney-world-2020-resort-price-seasons/
Forum: General DVC Discussion 30 May 20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By Custancia
It took 3 days for them to rent out our points at...

It took 3 days for them to rent out our points at AKL last July (for Feb dates this year... All very fortunate in retrospect!)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 May 20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By Custancia
And even with social distancing, and reasonable...

And even with social distancing, and reasonable precautions, it's still possible that you might pick up germs from a surface (e.g. Shopping trolley handle, or an item someone has picked up and put...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 16 May 20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Custancia
I rang up Disney on their 0800 number for parks...

I rang up Disney on their 0800 number for parks and tickets, as the only number I'd seen for refunds was US and I didn't want to pay international call costs. They transferred me to relevant...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 16 May 20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Custancia
You'll need to start at least a couple of weeks...

You'll need to start at least a couple of weeks before you want to stay. You'll also need to be logged in with your search/booking ready before 8am (US time). I walked a 2 bed value for this...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 May 20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,086
Posted By Custancia
I suspect a lot of people working for minimum...

I suspect a lot of people working for minimum wage, (retail staff, care home staff etc) work closer to home. I travel 37 miles each way. I couldn't afford the fuel if I was working for NMW.
Forum: General Chat 16 May 20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,949
Posted By Custancia
Chocolate But to be fair, that was always an...

Chocolate

But to be fair, that was always an essential!
Forum: Disney Crafts 16 May 20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Custancia
Oooh! You've inspired me. Thank you for the...

Oooh! You've inspired me. Thank you for the detailed instructions.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Apr 20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,928
Posted By Custancia
Sorry to hear you're still not better. Hopefully...

Sorry to hear you're still not better. Hopefully you will start to pick up soon, with the change of antibiotics.

I started my antibiotics on day 15 (Fri last week) and feel almost feel like...
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