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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By YorkshireT
Because he had the dodgy app going, and someone...

Because he had the dodgy app going, and someone with Covid was probably 100 feet away in that playground he was pictured walking past outside in the fresh air.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 05:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,358
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes which in my post I said- it is safer than US...

Yes which in my post I said- it is safer than US than here. Not 6 months ago, now. Florida has no mask mandates and restaurants open.

What it will be like in a month remains to be seen. But...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 05:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,358
Posted By YorkshireT
I would also be in Florida now at the drop of a...

I would also be in Florida now at the drop of a heartbeat. At this current time itís not in a bad place at all and to say theyíve had very little in the way of mandated closures etc, California (hard...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By YorkshireT
If its a package you have many more rights under...

If its a package you have many more rights under the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangement Regulations- so if they cannot get you there and will not let you board the plane as you cannot get...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 03:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,358
Posted By YorkshireT
I will not stray into politics here, but it was a...

I will not stray into politics here, but it was a medical expert group that said open it up with testing and suggested this some month ago, Trump had been mulling it over.

Joe, who seems to have a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 03:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,358
Posted By YorkshireT
It isn't nearly as bad as here- deaths per...

It isn't nearly as bad as here- deaths per million are way under here and even Germany!
Forum: Beyond the Parks Today, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By YorkshireT
Brilliant area we stop most years. Look at...

Brilliant area we stop most years.

Look at Lely resort-villas with Players Club access included. Itís fantastic we stay there quite a bit, Playerís Club is lovely.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 11:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,358
Posted By YorkshireT
The real worry is France- donít expect to be...

The real worry is France- donít expect to be allowed to visit anytime soon unless itís citizens wake up. Will probably be when the economy is in total meltdown...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,813
Posted By YorkshireT
From Telegraph- ď Professor Gili...

From Telegraph-

ď Professor Gili Regev-Yohai, director of Shebaís Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, said that people who received both doses of the vaccine will most likely not become carriers...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,813
Posted By YorkshireT
Israelis said yesterday that Pfizer seems to stop...

Israelis said yesterday that Pfizer seems to stop most transmission.

Developer of Pfizer Prof Sahin said that he would hope it would stop at least 50%.

Oxford studies in animals showed it...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,813
Posted By YorkshireT
They more than have it already, it will be the...

They more than have it already, it will be the dominant form by March (so they say) and will be dominant worldwide by summer I reckon. Thatís how evolution works- especially in a virus with a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 10:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,358
Posted By YorkshireT
Thereís a massive misconception that the USA is...

Thereís a massive misconception that the USA is somehow in a worse state than here- it simply isnít the case. I blame the media.

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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Today, 09:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,358
Posted By YorkshireT
So called UK strain will be the dominant one in...

So called UK strain will be the dominant one in US by March even if the border is sealed, so thatís a pointless reason, Iíd suggest by someone who does not have a clue what he is talking about...
Forum: General DVC Discussion Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes thanks for the tip- I had emailed them late...

Yes thanks for the tip- I had emailed them late last week but heard nothing- probably lost within thousands of complaints over scrapping DME and DL Passes.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By YorkshireT
When staying on Crescent Lake the kids like the...

When staying on Crescent Lake the kids like the quick serve so we often just wander into Epcot- Japan and Mexico are favourites. Our kids also love Nine Dragons which is good bang for the buck and...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By YorkshireT
I have driven past and itís nice. Would I...

I have driven past and itís nice.

Would I prefer it to staying on Crescent Lake and being able to walk into parks? Definitely not.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes itís easy if you are going for just flights. ...

Yes itís easy if you are going for just flights.

The flight voucher when I cancelled Easter last week turned up almost instantaneously- so fast I wonder if they have written a script now to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By YorkshireT
Well done. Fingerís crossed Virgin survive...

Well done.

Fingerís crossed Virgin survive this. Daily Mail reckons a well placed source said theyíll need at least another $1bn to keep going.

Would be a tragedy if it folds. Terrible...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By YorkshireT
Songbird Covid Movie- Amazon Prime.

Has anyone seen this? Itís terrible I managed about 15 minutes.

Year is 2023. Covid 23 mutation is now airborne. People have to continuously self isolate. An app scans you on a morning to...
Forum: General Chat 17 Jan 21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By YorkshireT
He shot a woman through the head who was visiting...

He shot a woman through the head who was visiting him at his house.

Very weird character, once saw a documentary on him. Think he had something of a God syndrome.
Forum: Tickets 17 Jan 21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By YorkshireT
They are only allowing current pass holders to...

They are only allowing current pass holders to renew at the moment. No new passes.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 17 Jan 21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By YorkshireT
We love BLT 1 beds, love BLT generally great...

We love BLT 1 beds, love BLT generally great resort has so much going for it. If I didnít own SSR Iíd have bought BLT or Copper Creek.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 17 Jan 21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By YorkshireT
It cost me about £50 on a transfer of just over...

It cost me about £50 on a transfer of just over £1000 in US dollars. So PayPal are making a fortune, but price of doing business.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 17 Jan 21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes you cannot transfer banked points so they...

Yes you cannot transfer banked points so they would have to be points that would be allocated within someoneís use year where the points would be valid for 2021. This means a Feb 2021 use year point...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 17 Jan 21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By YorkshireT
Iíd transfer you one for free but unfortunately I...

Iíd transfer you one for free but unfortunately I did a transfer for a rental and you can only do one a year.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 17 Jan 21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By YorkshireT
We upgraded tickets Christmas 2019 and donít go...

We upgraded tickets Christmas 2019 and donít go back now until Dec 2021 (going to LA summer and Easter cancelled). Iíll try and get an extension until next Christmas (mine are due to expire July I...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,992
Posted By YorkshireT
This is a deliberate policy by some health...

This is a deliberate policy by some health authorities/ hospitals administering jabs. One came out 2 weeks ago saying itís the intention and they wonít be requesting proof of residency.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Jan 21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,066
Posted By YorkshireT
Ha just seen this- thanks folks all very kind...

Ha just seen this- thanks folks all very kind words.

Sue - very kind offer, but I havenít got the energy for more kids😂

I donít pretend to get it right, to some extent everyone is speculating...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Jan 21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By YorkshireT
Star Wars Hotel Inside

After lockdown I couldnít think of anything worse, Iíll pass.

...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jan 21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,099
Posted By YorkshireT
For my Europe trips I always book rooms with...

For my Europe trips I always book rooms with Iberostar (Canaries) and they throw in full insurance. I have Easter booked now, in the low hope that will come off. No deposit necessary, great prices at...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Jan 21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 867
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes mainly stripped or large contracts are up for...

Yes mainly stripped or large contracts are up for that price. DVC Resale Market produce average price and for December it was $109 the average sale price across all their SSR sold contracts. SSR has...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Jan 21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,528
Posted By YorkshireT
As far as necessary. I once went to Ireland to...

As far as necessary. I once went to Ireland to buy a car (when importing them was much cheaper) and that was a 24 hour marathon, so that would be no problem for a vaccine.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jan 21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 29,479
Posted By YorkshireT
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/104234/64ff33...

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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Jan 21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,762
Posted By YorkshireT
Calls now to go to 30 million by March which...

Calls now to go to 30 million by March which would cut hospitalisations and deaths to a tiny percentage of what it is now (under 5% I saw).
Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Jan 21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 867
Posted By YorkshireT
I always say an SSR contract I picked up in 2016...

I always say an SSR contract I picked up in 2016 was an absolute bargain- still before the market fully priced in banked points. It had a full yearís points banked in with dues paid. From memory I...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Jan 21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 867
Posted By YorkshireT
New Price Rises

Personally think youíd have to be mad to be paying these prices, but here you go:

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Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Jan 21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By YorkshireT
Thereís no reduced capacity in DVC rooms- all...

Thereís no reduced capacity in DVC rooms- all have to be open. Someone will have cancelled.
Forum: General Chat 15 Jan 21, 01:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,022
Posted By YorkshireT
This is known as Ďutilisationí in Virgin parlance...

This is known as Ďutilisationí in Virgin parlance am I correct?

You say your WiFi drops. Utilisation is nothing to do with WiFi but slow speeds into your router due to high contention (too many...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Jan 21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 29,479
Posted By YorkshireT
He has just done a Q and A. Some about his...

He has just done a Q and A. Some about his history (alcoholic and drug addict turned successful businessman). He says he canít even call Chapek a poor manís Bob Iger in this one.😂 ĎChapek is off in a...
Forum: General Chat 14 Jan 21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By YorkshireT
Buy a mesh. By far best solution. I have the Orbi...

Buy a mesh. By far best solution. I have the Orbi RBK50 with 3 satellites but thatís expensive even if superb.
I installed a TP Link mesh for my in laws last weekend, decent piece of kit for £99...
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