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Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 21 Jul 19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,898
Posted By florida2000
Mobile Warning - petrol ripoff Avoid

Just a heads up for anyone filling up around premium outlets.

The Shell petrol station on the right half a mile or so before the outlets as you approach from the 535 direction is selling petrol...
Forum: Latest 17 Apr 19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,063
Posted By florida2000
Is a Gastonomic theme :grin:

Is a Gastonomic theme :grin:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Mar 19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By florida2000
Mobile If its all on one ticket then your luggage is...

If its all on one ticket then your luggage is checked all the way through so no need to pick up cases. Same coming back.
Forum: General Chat 4 Feb 19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By florida2000
Whats the reason for needing 2 SlyQ main boxes? ...

Whats the reason for needing 2 SlyQ main boxes?

I had 3 Sky HD boxes before getting SkyQ. Now I have one main SkyQ box and 4 SkyQ mini boxes (although only 2 of the mini boxes can be used at a...
Forum: General Chat 3 Feb 19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By florida2000
The Sky Q mini boxes have no storage. Everything...

The Sky Q mini boxes have no storage. Everything is stored on main Sky Q box. So when you record something from a mini box its recirded on main box. That way everything is shared to all mini boxes...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 May 18, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,509
Posted By florida2000
Mobile Ive flown many many times BA CW and a few time...

Ive flown many many times BA CW and a few time Virgin UC. BA crew are hit and miss. At their best they are really great but can be terrible - and often are. Virgin UC crew have been really good each...
Forum: General Chat 5 May 18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,605
Posted By florida2000
Terrible news. My hero from the 80s and his Dons...

Terrible news. My hero from the 80s and his Dons domination. Ever since he has felt like one of us.

I really hope he get lots of fergie time and pulls through.
Forum: General Trip Planning 15 Apr 18, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By florida2000
Japanese country, sounds interesting! Sometimes...

Japanese country, sounds interesting! Sometimes the bigger names are added late. Last time Brad Paisley was added to our night a week before!
Forum: Beyond the Parks 15 Apr 18, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By florida2000
Weve stayed a couple of times at the Hilton...

Weve stayed a couple of times at the Hilton Garden Inn in Korean Veterans Blvd. It was just opened a couple of years back and a couple blocks from Broadway- easy flat walk. Its one of only a...
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Apr 18, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By florida2000
Ive been to the Bluebird Cafe a couple of times...

Ive been to the Bluebird Cafe a couple of times. Once to see a Jack Ingram show (where I was sat at a table next to Kris Kristofferson!) and another time to see a songwriters show where 3...
Forum: Accommodation 23 Mar 18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By florida2000
It's two separate nights not together.

It's two separate nights not together.
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Jan 18, 10:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,905
Posted By florida2000
You mentioned later that you need new ESTAs...

You mentioned later that you need new ESTAs anyway. Would you be renewing the passport in Augufst anyway? If so, if it was me I would renew now since you can add on the months to the new passport so...
Forum: General Chat 24 Oct 17, 12:45 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 42,181
Posted By florida2000
Last night a guy walked into the bar and offered...

Last night a guy walked into the bar and offered me 8 legs of venison for 100.

Im not sure, do you think thats too dear?
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 31 Aug 17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,588
Posted By florida2000
We've been to Nashville 3 times in past 4 years -...

We've been to Nashville 3 times in past 4 years - one year was there on 4th of July and that's busy!

You'll have a brilliant time. One point (however, I know you'll have planned everything...
Forum: General Chat 5 Mar 16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,550
Posted By florida2000
"Reach out" really irritates me.

"Reach out" really irritates me.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 4 Mar 16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By florida2000
I use an app caller 'here'. It's free and you can...

I use an app caller 'here'. It's free and you can download the USA map so you don't need data. Works really well.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Feb 16, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 866
Posted By florida2000
As other have said, you don't need to have 6...

As other have said, you don't need to have 6 months left on passport.

However, I'd still renew before going. 2 years ago my DD had 4 months left on passport and any US border control the guy...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Feb 16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,846
Posted By florida2000
Also, every huge truck that thunders past you way...

Also, every huge truck that thunders past you way over the speed limit on the I4 is likely to be a 'local'!
Forum: General Trip Planning 1 Feb 16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,723
Posted By florida2000
Last summer we went on a 3.5 week trip. Flew to...

Last summer we went on a 3.5 week trip. Flew to Toronto and did Niagara Falls. Flew down to Nashville for a week then flew to Maui for a week. In Maui we stayed at Fairmont Kea Lani, an absolutely...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jan 16, 01:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By florida2000
Good guess

Good guess
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Jan 16, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By florida2000
Mobile I use 'here'. It's free and you can download the...

I use 'here'. It's free and you can download the maps and use offline without the need for data connection. Works really well. It has just been bought out by BMW so don't know if that will change...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Jan 16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 928
Posted By florida2000
I mentioned it really for anyone who may benefit...

I mentioned it really for anyone who may benefit from this insurance for rentals in UK for the excess protection - the tyres, undercarriage etc are a useful side benefit.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Jan 16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 928
Posted By florida2000
I rent cars on business loads in uk and abroad. I...

I rent cars on business loads in uk and abroad. I take out annual car hire excess insurance from Questor. 50 or so for a year. I do that because it saves hundreds on pounds in getting the excess...
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Jan 16, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,351
Posted By florida2000
I've used carmellimo a few times. They have been...

I've used carmellimo a few times. They have been great. You just give them a call at baggage claim and they appear in a couple of minutes and text you with the details of car that's picking you up
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Jan 16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By florida2000
No idea if this is possible but can you do a...

No idea if this is possible but can you do a separate 1 day booking with same company then get them to just let you keep the same car across the two bookings?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Jan 16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By florida2000
Also National Express is 20 per person single...

Also National Express is 20 per person single. An MPV from a company like BA Transfer is 65 so car is cheaper for the 4 of us.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Jan 16, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By florida2000
I have used BA Transfer a couple of times. No...

I have used BA Transfer a couple of times. No issues at all. Driver was there waiting for us both times and everything went smoothly.
Forum: General Chat 8 Jan 16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,452
Posted By florida2000
Oh drat, that's blown my plan.. I assume you will...

Oh drat, that's blown my plan.. I assume you will at least throw in a connection from Aberdeen:D
Forum: General Chat 8 Jan 16, 02:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,452
Posted By florida2000
Brilliant, count me in for 4! By the way, if...

Brilliant, count me in for 4!

By the way, if you don't win and cancel the flight I'm coming after you under EC261 for compensation :)
Forum: Shopping in Florida 8 Jan 16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By florida2000
DD has bought a few MK handbags - often from...

DD has bought a few MK handbags - often from Macys. As well as any sale prices you get 10% tourist discount.
Forum: General Chat 5 Jan 16, 04:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,484
Posted By florida2000
... but its a leap year so it should be 671.61...

... but its a leap year so it should be 671.61 :)
Forum: General Chat 28 Nov 15, 11:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,592
Posted By florida2000
As expected there are many polarised views here...

As expected there are many polarised views here. My two kids started in state primary schools but we moved both to a private school - but different private schools. One child is thriving at a school...
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,598
Posted By florida2000
Have you not read the new Apple update policy. ...

Have you not read the new Apple update policy.

When they bring out a new product version, all old versions dematerialise.

As you know, Apple do these things for our own good.
Forum: General Chat 17 Sep 15, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By florida2000
That sounds brilliant. We saw Cam at the...

That sounds brilliant.

We saw Cam at the Grand Ole Opry in July. What a fabulous voice!

Big Shires fan also, saw them at Country 2 Country and am sure they will break into the US Country scene...
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,842
Posted By florida2000
Ah but you see, the English language is...

Ah but you see, the English language is continually evolving. If sufficient people misuse the language they just then change the Oxford Dictionary.

'Literally' being a case in point. A second...
Forum: General Trip Planning 20 Aug 15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By florida2000
Mobile Hi It depends on what you mean by best! I've...

Hi
It depends on what you mean by best!
I've done EWR and JFK to Manhatten 6 or 7 times using carmellimo.com
Maybe there are cheaper ways but this is very easy. You book a time then when you pick...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Aug 15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By florida2000
Over past few years I've only used it for AK. ...

Over past few years I've only used it for AK.

When travelling East on 192, I find it quicker to carry on to World Drive for the other parks.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Aug 15, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By florida2000
Nashville is always busy! Another vote for...

Nashville is always busy!

Another vote for Pucketts but as previously said, call to book because its busy, especially if there is a music act on.

.. or just wonder up Broadway visiting all the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Aug 15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,069
Posted By florida2000
Just imagine it, a 100+ group of yellow t-shirted...

Just imagine it, a 100+ group of yellow t-shirted South American teenagers coming towards you all with Selfie Sticks!

Enough said.
Forum: General Chat 10 Aug 15, 01:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By florida2000
Yip, a learning process! Enjoy the rest of your...

Yip, a learning process! Enjoy the rest of your holiday. After the toothache you will have had I'm sure you will appreciate 'good health':)
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