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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Apr 20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,165
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Iíve always wanted to go in the weeks before...

Iíve always wanted to go in the weeks before Christmas where it is apparently quieter but still festive. I donít think I could cope with Christmas crowds.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,039
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Good luck trying to rearrange now!

Good luck trying to rearrange now!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,620
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Died Ďwithí not necessarily died Ďofí - which is...

Died Ďwithí not necessarily died Ďofí - which is a distinction they really need to make. Itís not pedantics. Itís an important difference, and one which will put these numbers into some kind of...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 24,698
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Some insurance policies donít cover pandemics as...

Some insurance policies donít cover pandemics as standard anyway. It depends on if you want to chance it. I know we will.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By winterphoenix
It makes no sense and a lot of people will...

It makes no sense and a lot of people will remember them for this. The member of my party asked how they can justify charging him more for less and they essentially told him take it or leave it. Itís...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile I have just requested to move my April DVC night...

I have just requested to move my April DVC night to November as I canít get a refund. Might end up with Polynesian for the same price. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 Mar 20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,399
Posted By winterphoenix
Apparently they are Ďbacked by the Dutch...

Apparently they are Ďbacked by the Dutch governmentí - but that shouldnít matter, really, since full refund is European Law and the law would have to change before what they are doing is considered...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By winterphoenix
They can change it. They choose not to. Thatís...

They can change it. They choose not to. Thatís why many want nothing to do with bailing them out.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,222
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Are you serious? Where did I say that 100% of...

Are you serious? Where did I say that 100% of over 70s would contract the severe form of Covid, which is how you have read that?
I didnít. I said these measures, that will ruin us, are in place to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile They wonít budge. Your only option as I see it is...

They wonít budge. Your only option as I see it is to wait until the flight is cancelled then rebook. Any flight operated by Virgin will be avoided by me from now on. This is the second time they have...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile The voucher scheme is basically a bailout loan...

The voucher scheme is basically a bailout loan that we didnít agree to under the terms of our booking. If they canít be flexible and understanding in hard times then that works both ways.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By winterphoenix
We have asked, and this is the response we were...

We have asked, and this is the response we were given. That itís due to the class of seat or flight and that it showing up online as cheaper doesnít matter because they ďcan only transfer a booking...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile They are offering an incentive that claims Ďno...

They are offering an incentive that claims Ďno feeí for moving the flight so itís not that.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 31 Mar 20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,404
Posted By winterphoenix
They are pulling a fast one. They will argue itís...

They are pulling a fast one. They will argue itís the class of ticket or class of flight and try to stitch you up for more cash. They did this to a member of our party who tried to change his flight...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 36,333
Posted By winterphoenix
That IS what people saying but your responses...

That IS what people saying but your responses indicate a level of stress and anxiety that is not really conductive for discussion OR mental health on your part. People try to offer perspective and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 36,333
Posted By winterphoenix
It was to give some perspective, Sweets. Thatís...

It was to give some perspective, Sweets. Thatís all. There is always going to be a comparison to other pandemics from recent years. Itís how people form thoughts and opinions. The anticipated death...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,222
Posted By winterphoenix
If I was one of the vulnerable category I would...

If I was one of the vulnerable category I would gladly isolate myself if it meant reducing thousands of unemployed, businesses crashing, economy falling into the toilet and likely years of austerity...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 36,333
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile People are just as intent to shut down any degree...

People are just as intent to shut down any degree of positivity or rationale based on figures. Itís the nature of a forum. I see more of that than those shooting down panic, to be perfectly honest.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 36,333
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile 0.1% of the population will need hospital...

0.1% of the population will need hospital treatment. Just concentrate on that number and, if possible, step away from the boards for a little while for your own sake. It might help.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,176
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Exactly. Itís European Law. Even when Thomas Cook...

Exactly. Itís European Law. Even when Thomas Cook went bust people got their money back. Same in this scenario. Iím not taking anything less than a refund, no interest in a credit note, so if I have...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,222
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile I was shot down as heartless for suggesting this...

I was shot down as heartless for suggesting this was the best option for the majority; the option that would allow the world to keep on turning and the clear and obvious, long term side effects of...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Routine screening, not emergency screening.

Routine screening, not emergency screening.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 43,888
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile They are taking bookings from June 1st and are...

They are taking bookings from June 1st and are hopeful of that date which could be why they havenít extended. Iím sure that will be looked at for international booking if it becomes apparent that is...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Mar 20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,502
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile There is nothing to say there will be...

There is nothing to say there will be restrictions. They are offering a free dining incentive for US citizens rebooking after 1 June and CM have been telling guests it will be a full opening when the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 43,888
Posted By winterphoenix
This kind of response is exactly what Iím talking...

This kind of response is exactly what Iím talking about 🙄
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 43,888
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile There is absolutely no need for people to...

There is absolutely no need for people to consistently stifle positive thought and that happens constantly on here.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,222
Posted By winterphoenix
But he is. Notably so. Historically.

But he is. Notably so. Historically.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,893
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Virgin are getting on my nerves.

Virgin are getting on my nerves.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,222
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile When the Ďexpertí the government panders to is...

When the Ďexpertí the government panders to is repeatedly wrong itís hard to trust anything.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,865
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Yeah I want nothing to do with that. I wonít fly...

Yeah I want nothing to do with that. I wonít fly Virgin again so that would be useless to me. If the flight is cancelled, by law we are entitled to a refund. I will be going the chargeback route.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,412
Posted By winterphoenix
Pretty sure I read somewhere that the UK are not...

Pretty sure I read somewhere that the UK are not distinguishing either, i.e CV is listed as cause of death only because the patient had it. It may well have been a contributing factor but that does...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,865
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Is the credit note only for the airline you have...

Is the credit note only for the airline you have booked with?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 43,888
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile Stifling, isnít it? Puts me off coming here half...

Stifling, isnít it? Puts me off coming here half the time.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 43,888
Posted By winterphoenix
No. All they are offering is free dining if...

No. All they are offering is free dining if rebooking. Often, free dining is only available to international customers so it is offering an incentive to those in the home country. You often get...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,222
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile The expert from Oxford said 1 in every 1000 but...

The expert from Oxford said 1 in every 1000 but that was shoved aside in favour of a man with a poor track record who is delighted with the air time. Must feel powerful to shut a whole country down.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,222
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile The man is dangerous. Thatís all Iím saying.

The man is dangerous. Thatís all Iím saying.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,412
Posted By winterphoenix
I consistently see photographs of victims with...

I consistently see photographs of victims with Ďno underlying health conditionsí and an a huge number are at best very overweight, at worst borderline morbidly obese. Iím not being rude and Iím not...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Mar 20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,052
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile In that case you could have the voucher they are...

In that case you could have the voucher they are offering or change the dates free of charge.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Mar 20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,052
Posted By winterphoenix
Mobile If you watched the interview it was very...

If you watched the interview it was very different to that. She actually disagreed with the 6 months assumption and corrected the journalist, saying instead that certain measures could stretch in but...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Mar 20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,052
Posted By winterphoenix
Disney are currently offering free dining for...

Disney are currently offering free dining for people in the US who rebook for after 1 June. People on a group I follow on FB have been calling Disney today and rearranging for these dates. There is a...
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