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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Nov 21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By trampslikeus
My mother (79) was advised at her booster...

My mother (79) was advised at her booster appointment she would receive a further booster in 6 months, due to medical conditions (rheumatoid arthritis and type 2 diabetes)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Oct 21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By trampslikeus
I came back from Tenerife on Tuesday. Jet 2 were...

I came back from Tenerife on Tuesday. Jet 2 were also pretty strict on mask wearing on flight. Spain’s mask wearing policy pretty much same as Scotland so no real difference for us. Great time had...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Oct 21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By trampslikeus
At last common sense, but no idea why the date...

At last common sense, but no idea why the date couldn’t have aligned with England.
Arrived back from Tenerife last night and this delay has cost me around £40.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Oct 21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By trampslikeus
I booked the Nationwide Pathogen test last night...

I booked the Nationwide Pathogen test last night and PLF code was in the confirmation email
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By trampslikeus
My understanding is that code is emailed at time...

My understanding is that code is emailed at time of purchase. This code is then entered into PLF which opens 48 hours in advance of return flight to UK
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By trampslikeus
I return on 26th October, and fully expected that...

I return on 26th October, and fully expected that SG would have announced 24th October as date to change to LFT as per alignment. As no announcement yet I am having to reassess options and thanks to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Oct 21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,861
Posted By trampslikeus
Having previously agreed to align with the UK...

Having previously agreed to align with the UK government rules, it is disappointing that they have not announced the date of change to LFT.
I would have expected common sense and 24th October to be...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,861
Posted By trampslikeus
https://apple.news/AvEFjXTOESHyC5m1Axld_lQ ...

https://apple.news/AvEFjXTOESHyC5m1Axld_lQ

We return from Tenerife on 26th, so good news
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Oct 21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By trampslikeus
My DW works in diabetes care and they were over...

My DW works in diabetes care and they were over run with new type 1 referrals last year, which has now been associated as having been triggered by Covid.
Another devastating output of this disease
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Oct 21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,529
Posted By trampslikeus
I don’t seem to exist either despite inputting...

I don’t seem to exist either despite inputting CHI.
Hopefully just teething issues, but scheme really needs to be delayed for at least a couple of weeks to iron out the problems. Too rushed
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Oct 21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,529
Posted By trampslikeus
I don’t have an issue with the principal of a...

I don’t have an issue with the principal of a Covid passport app, but the SG have made a mess of the timeframe by only making the app available hours before go live, which has caused major issues and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Sep 21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,621
Posted By trampslikeus
Actually the date of change from PCR to LFT is...

Actually the date of change from PCR to LFT is still not announced according to this report in The Independent

From some as-yet-unknown date in late October, the UK government intends to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Sep 21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,621
Posted By trampslikeus
From 4th October travellers arriving in UK no...

From 4th October travellers arriving in UK no longer require a pre departure test, but are still required to provide a day 2 test
Under previous regime day 2 test was PCR but this is to change to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Sep 21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,621
Posted By trampslikeus
BBC Scotland lunchtime news confirming Scotland...

BBC Scotland lunchtime news confirming Scotland will now align with new UK test requirements from 4th October

Covid: Scotland's international travel testing regime to be relaxed...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,621
Posted By trampslikeus
From ScotGov Covid briefing of 17 September ...

From ScotGov Covid briefing of 17 September

A UK Government decision to implement proposals to remove the requirement for a pre-departure test in England and to use lateral flow tests on day two...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,621
Posted By trampslikeus
So looks like common sense has prevailed and a U...

So looks like common sense has prevailed and a U turn is coming.
https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/nicola-sturgeon-hints-pcr-tests-25036615
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By trampslikeus
Just a note of caution from my experience. We are...

Just a note of caution from my experience. We are still awaiting for a refund from a cancelled flight in June 2020.
Travel agent went bust before issuing refund which I thought simplified issue and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Sep 21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,621
Posted By trampslikeus
Scotland to retain pre departure LFT and Day 2 PCR

No surprise, have to be different
https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/travel-rules-scots-explained-government-25012192
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Sep 21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,262
Posted By trampslikeus
On our last visit to Disneyland (June 2019) the...

On our last visit to Disneyland (June 2019) the paper fast pass system was still in use (and free to use), with the option of the App based Max Pass (chargeable but much the same without the need to...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 19 Aug 21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 20,532
Posted By trampslikeus
If I have picked up details correctly there will...

If I have picked up details correctly there will be no opportunity to have free to access Fastpass with this new system.
At DLR there was still the option to collect free paper Fastpass. The max...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 19 Aug 21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 20,532
Posted By trampslikeus
Universal have been doing it for years, and...

Universal have been doing it for years, and people just accept it as a paid for benefit.
I am too tight to pay so just queue with my fellow tramps
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Aug 21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By trampslikeus
We did this for a visit to Griffith Observatory,...

We did this for a visit to Griffith Observatory, but made the mistake of presuming there would be a regular train service from Anaheim to Union Station (think there was actually only about 6 trains...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Aug 21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,642
Posted By trampslikeus
Great to have a direct option from Edinburgh...

Great to have a direct option from Edinburgh. Previously been easier and a lot cheaper to go with BA via London
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Aug 21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,176
Posted By trampslikeus
Article in Independent - Travel Ban expected to last “2-3 months”

https://apple.news/AVlimElGFSZuTv9Cj9nDNJA

Not from the President but an air industry executive.
Pretty grim for holidays this year if confirmed.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Aug 21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,030
Posted By trampslikeus
From my experience of flying BA from EDI to...

From my experience of flying BA from EDI to US/Mexico have probably booked around 40 flights (4 per trip) and never prebooked seats, and always been seated together (4 pax).
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Jul 21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,405
Posted By trampslikeus
From my observation, I would suggest mask wearing...

From my observation, I would suggest mask wearing in shops has reduced from over 90% to around 50% in the last month or so. Nobody is policing it, and I am sure there will be even less compliance...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jul 21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,799
Posted By trampslikeus
This was a condition of keeping the final at...

This was a condition of keeping the final at Wembley, or it was going to Budapest
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 9 Jul 21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,236
Posted By trampslikeus
Nothing booked, but was wondering what the...

Nothing booked, but was wondering what the situation is if you contract the virus abroad and produce a positive test.
I presume you are denied permission to fly home and will have to isolate abroad...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jul 21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,736
Posted By trampslikeus
At Wembley (Eng v Sco) you had to be fully...

At Wembley (Eng v Sco) you had to be fully vaccinated or produce NHS LFT negative result.
As LFT is self reported, you are relying on people being honest and behaving responsibly.
I think the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jul 21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,736
Posted By trampslikeus
To go back to your original post, the app ping...

To go back to your original post, the app ping alert did not occur because of your friend scanning into the venue.
It occurred from their phone being in proximity to someone’s phone that has tested...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jul 21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,736
Posted By trampslikeus
It is not a requirement to have the app, so if...

It is not a requirement to have the app, so if you wish it can be ignored.
However, civic duty would suggest you should adhere to the self isolating request to prevent further spread of the virus
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jul 21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,741
Posted By trampslikeus
Dominoes not doing half and half pizza due to...

Dominoes not doing half and half pizza due to Covid
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Jul 21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,847
Posted By trampslikeus
An article in Daily Record today quotes Professor...

An article in Daily Record today quotes Professor McKee of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicines on effectiveness of vaccines against Delta variant, with quite a drop off compared to Alpha...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Jun 21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,924
Posted By trampslikeus
Just remember the midge repellent as they don’t...

Just remember the midge repellent as they don’t adhere to social distancing rules
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jun 21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,945
Posted By trampslikeus
NHS staff are advised to switch it off when...

NHS staff are advised to switch it off when phones are in lockers etc so it doesn’t pick up spurious passing contacts. When phone is on person and not wearing full PPE app should be enabled
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jun 21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,945
Posted By trampslikeus
Another thread asks, why are UK COVID cases...

Another thread asks, why are UK COVID cases increasing? The replies in here should answer that.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Jun 21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,109
Posted By trampslikeus
Scotland NT seem still to be adopting this

Scotland NT seem still to be adopting this
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Jun 21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,109
Posted By trampslikeus
I was at Wembley on Friday in a crowd of 22,000...

I was at Wembley on Friday in a crowd of 22,000 and received dreaded ping from Track and Trace app today, requiring me to self isolate for 7 days. Presume phone connected with someone on tube or...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jun 21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,486
Posted By trampslikeus
Broadway Shows - AZ Vaccine not accepted

While we are not allowed to travel to US at the moment, tickets are on sale for upcoming Broadway shows.
Springsteen on Broadway announced a run this week for June - September, but I was stunned to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Jun 21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By trampslikeus
My DD20 received vaccine appointment for next...

My DD20 received vaccine appointment for next week, but has been able to bring forward to this Saturday via NHS Scotland website. This is at vaccination centre.
Great news that this group now...
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