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Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,052
Posted By pchivvy
I had an Evoque as a company car a few years ago...

I had an Evoque as a company car a few years ago. I lasted 8 weeks with it and in that time it was in the garage 5 times. I insisted they take it back and give me something else as the unreliability...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Sep 20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By pchivvy
We booked an intermediate car last year and had...

We booked an intermediate car last year and had the pick of a long line of cars from things similarly sized to a focus up to 7 seater mini vans. Obviously that isn't guaranteed but I would say you...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By pchivvy
BA Flights after August 2021

Does anyone know whether they will honour flights if they have to be changed after August 2021? I was previously told a week or so ago, that flights in Sept 21 would still be allowed to change/move...
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,106
Posted By pchivvy
I found my weight increased dramatically at the...

I found my weight increased dramatically at the beginning of lockdown due to hardly moving from my dining room table whilst working throughout the day, and a lovely family who were providing me with...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Sep 20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,054
Posted By pchivvy
We are booked for next September too. ...

We are booked for next September too.

Deposit due for villa soon, and flights will be available shortly as we want to book using airmiles. Concerned about potentially losing out as you still cant...
Forum: Accommodation 29 Aug 20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,788
Posted By pchivvy
Have you actually logged a formal complaint with...

Have you actually logged a formal complaint with Axa and received a Final Decision Letter? Its at this point that FOS (ombudsman) generally step in. Plus, you will get an independent review by the...
Forum: General Chat 28 Aug 20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,345
Posted By pchivvy
Be prepared for endless squabbling over...

Be prepared for endless squabbling over bathrooms/ no hot water etc and no privacy to watch 'their' programmes on TV! Personally if you can, I would set up another area for watching tv to give...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Aug 20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,340
Posted By pchivvy
I have flown PE with Tui and have to say it was...

I have flown PE with Tui and have to say it was one of the best flights I have had (but have not flown business class before unless you count the old days of Sunshine First with XL airways?:d:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Aug 20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,340
Posted By pchivvy
Thank you I will look into that.

Thank you I will look into that.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Aug 20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,340
Posted By pchivvy
We are going next September so I would hope...

We are going next September so I would hope things will have improved to some degree by then but it will be a gamble of course.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Aug 20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,340
Posted By pchivvy
Thanks for the replies so far. I say I won't...

Thanks for the replies so far.

I say I won't sleep but to be fair I have never tried business class to know if I COULD sleep... I certainly can't in economy or PE. My husband definitely would...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Aug 20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,340
Posted By pchivvy
Business Class Question

Its a big birthday next year and my dad has kindly gifted us his BA Avios account (or use of anyway) to use as we wish. This means that we can book business class out/return with BA and similar with...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jun 20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,681
Posted By pchivvy
Travel Insurance for next year

Can someone advise whether travel insurance next year is covering anything CV19 related? I thought I had read that it wouldn't cover things like this now.

So many people seem to be talking about...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 May 20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,021
Posted By pchivvy
I have been working from home since the end of...

I have been working from home since the end of March. I have been set up in my conservatory but its just too hot now so have finally bought myself a desk and from next week will set up in a spare...
Forum: Guest Services 3 Nov 19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By pchivvy
I have had chromebooks for a few years now and...

I have had chromebooks for a few years now and wouldn't go back to a laptop.

I love being able to start up almost instantly. I don't miss a laptop at all.
Forum: Christmas 2 Nov 19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,738
Posted By pchivvy
We use Christmas Boxes rather than wrapping...

We use Christmas Boxes rather than wrapping presents now- and simply reuse them each year. Less waste and so much easier to do.

We have also cut back over recent years- my 'kids' are now 23 and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Oct 19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,271
Posted By pchivvy
We did hand luggage on the way out this year, I...

We did hand luggage on the way out this year, I thought my husband was mad, but went along with him. In the end, it was actually really easy. I had loads of space left in my case and was only about...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 29 Sep 19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By pchivvy
We bought some from walmart- 6 XL bags which were...

We bought some from walmart- 6 XL bags which were approx $17. Did the trick nicely. We needed the XL ones as we bought pillows and a superking comforter. They fitted into two bags nicely.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 29 Sep 19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By pchivvy
Englewood, Boca Grande and Port Charlotte? We...

Englewood, Boca Grande and Port Charlotte? We stayed in Rotunda West a short while ago and it was beautiful there.
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,779
Posted By pchivvy
Try split days. When our kids were your...

Try split days.

When our kids were your age, we went in early and got to late morning/lunch time, then went to a water park for 3 hours. This then chilled everyone out, refreshed everyone and...
Forum: General Chat 14 Jul 19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By pchivvy
A topiary is probably outside my abilities- my...

A topiary is probably outside my abilities- my ability to kill flowers is legendary in my family:blush:
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Jul 19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By pchivvy
I did it a few years ago and absolutely loved it,...

I did it a few years ago and absolutely loved it, but I am a bit of a Disney geek. Food was nothing great.
Forum: General Chat 14 Jul 19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By pchivvy
What do you think of this?

I hate gardening but love the look of a nice garden, so I decided to motivate myself I am going to do a Disney inspired garden.

My wonderfully talented sister in law painted these pots for me.
...
Forum: General Chat 3 Jul 19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By pchivvy
I moved mine last year to Bought By Many- I was a...

I moved mine last year to Bought By Many- I was a little dubious as I had never heard of them but they had very good reviews. I had to make a claim in March and was pretty concerned because they...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Apr 19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,983
Posted By pchivvy
We are planning a large family holiday in a...

We are planning a large family holiday in a couple of years. Everyone has agreed that we will book the villa once it becomes available probably at the end of this year, early next, and then pay for...
Forum: General Chat 20 Mar 19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,028
Posted By pchivvy
My friends and I are going away next weekend. We...

My friends and I are going away next weekend. We did the same last year (only do it once a year) and have a great time!
Forum: General Chat 3 Mar 19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By pchivvy
Funny you should mention that, as I woke up a few...

Funny you should mention that, as I woke up a few weeks ago with a chipped tooth and assumed I had been grinding my teeth (never done it before though). I will let you know when I see the dentist.
Forum: General Chat 3 Mar 19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By pchivvy
Any Dentists on here?

Hi
I have noticed over the last few months that my jaw doesn't quite close in the same way, and my bite is now different. I haven't hurt it in any way, it just doesn't close as it used to and I have...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Mar 19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By pchivvy
Hi we have done it a couple of times now, and...

Hi
we have done it a couple of times now, and its brilliant. No rushing to get a good vantage point, comfortable seats, perfect view and snacks and soft drinks are provided on board free of charge...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Mar 19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,043
Posted By pchivvy
Thanks for the replies everyone... I guess I am...

Thanks for the replies everyone... I guess I am completely oblivious to the 'fandom' that exists out there lol! I've never really paid much attention to the films.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Mar 19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,043
Posted By pchivvy
Genuine question- why does everyone think Star...

Genuine question- why does everyone think Star Wars opening is going to be such a big event? Is it because there are more rides opening or because of its hype? I missed Avatarland opening as we were...
Forum: General Chat 1 Mar 19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,981
Posted By pchivvy
Like a few here, I moved to Virgin with Chris...

Like a few here, I moved to Virgin with Chris Evans in the morning, which I think is much more relaxed and chatty now, its a good show. And then switch back to Sara Cox in the afternoon.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Mar 19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By pchivvy
No, Easter will be manic I suspect. Definitely...

No, Easter will be manic I suspect. Definitely get quick queue.
Forum: General Chat 9 Feb 19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,868
Posted By pchivvy
Mine is the same for some reason- it changed when...

Mine is the same for some reason- it changed when I renewed my passport last time and got dropped. I shall just make sure that my Esta matches my passport.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Jan 19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By pchivvy
We wanted to fly into Tampa but at the time we...

We wanted to fly into Tampa but at the time we booked it was a lot cheaper to fly into Orlando. So we are doing a cheap overnight and are then driving down to Rotunda West the next day.
Forum: Tickets 23 Jan 19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By pchivvy
I have used them twice before, very good service,...

I have used them twice before, very good service, quick delivery and very good prices. I think I paid in full both times though.
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,422
Posted By pchivvy
Is it foam or fibre interior? Fibre...

Is it foam or fibre interior? Fibre interiors/feather interiors do need to be plumped regularly and if not they can get misshapen quite easily. Fibre will sink a bit but shouldn't sink dramatically...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Jan 19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By pchivvy
Have you considered National Express instead? We...

Have you considered National Express instead? We live in Newport and have taken the coach as we didn't fancy the change at Reading and it was reasonably priced and very easy for us.
Forum: General Chat 3 Dec 18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,368
Posted By pchivvy
Thanks for the replies everyone. It feels like I...

Thanks for the replies everyone. It feels like I am right to ask for more (hate doing so though but that's me)!

I hadn't really thought about it before but then realised that they are both earning...
Forum: General Chat 3 Dec 18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,368
Posted By pchivvy
Charging Adult Children rent

Hi

both my two grown up children are living at home, both are in their twenties and have good jobs with a decent income of surplus £20k.

I have only ever charged a minimal £150 rent per month...
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