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Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Nov 19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By grottyrotty
Oops sorry - 're the Cook Islands - we decided it...

Oops sorry - 're the Cook Islands - we decided it was adding too many flights so decided to have 2 nights in Shanghai and a couple of extra nights in USA

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Nov 19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By grottyrotty
Thanks Claudette. As of 1st Oct you have to...

Thanks Claudette.

As of 1st Oct you have to have a visa for NZ and also pay a tourist levy too. Works out at $47 NZD each. Applied for ours and got them straight away.

ESTAs applied for so...
Forum: General Trip Planning 7 Nov 19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By grottyrotty
Finally got the anniversary/retirement trip...

Finally got the anniversary/retirement trip sorted.

It feels really strange applying for an ESTA and not going to Florida :blush:

So, we are flying from Manchester to Heathrow to:
- take a...
Forum: General Trip Planning 17 Oct 19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By grottyrotty
Thank you Deb :tinkani:

Thank you

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,591
Posted By grottyrotty
This is something that shouldn't be whispered...

This is something that shouldn't be whispered about or ignored.

And the dads need support too - too often they feel that they have to be the "strong" one and maintain that stiff upper lip us Brits...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,146
Posted By grottyrotty
Direct every time for us - even if it costs more...

Direct every time for us - even if it costs more. Less travelling time and less stress ;)

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: General Trip Planning 15 Oct 19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,171
Posted By grottyrotty
All too expensive and no comparison - go back to...

All too expensive and no comparison - go back to Orlando ;)

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,762
Posted By grottyrotty
I haven't done it with footwear, but did with a...

I haven't done it with footwear, but did with a suit :tongue:

I had to go to Court (as a trainee solicitor! ). It was dark when I got up and dressed, and I thought I'd put my navy suit on. It was...
Forum: General Trip Planning 15 Oct 19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 975
Posted By grottyrotty
30th wedding anniversary trip of a lifetime!

Hi

Really looking to pick brains here please ;) New Zealand/stop over virgins :blush:

We have 3 - 4 weeks to play with in Jan/Feb 2020. We want to fly to New Zealand with a stop over for a few...
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,705
Posted By grottyrotty
Pooh bears#1fan - thinking of you, your family...

Pooh bears#1fan - thinking of you, your family and your mum at this awful time for you all.

Yes, I do think it is good to "give permission" to die, but I phrased it as "if you want to go and be...
Forum: General Trip Planning 3 Sep 18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By grottyrotty
I'd certainly pre-book. 1st time we went, we...

I'd certainly pre-book.

1st time we went, we queued for 3 hours in the cold just to get onto the ferry, not getting off at SoL. All the SoL tickets were sold out.

Last time we went, we...
Forum: Accommodation 3 Sep 18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,949
Posted By grottyrotty
Sorry, can't see the email. I presume they're...

Sorry, can't see the email. I presume they're saying you haven't paid?

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 31 Jul 18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By grottyrotty
Yes, we parked in T2 multi storey for 15 nights...

Yes, we parked in T2 multi storey for 15 nights (we got a really good deal on this one) - it was just a short stroll to T1 for our flights along the walkway.

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: General Chat 18 Jun 18, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By grottyrotty
Sounds like a mixed experience. A poor villa...

Sounds like a mixed experience. A poor villa really does put a damper on things :(

We had a big break from Florida - 9 years - and said we'd never og back :omg:

But we returned when our kids...
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 May 18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By grottyrotty
We had originally planned a trip of 3 nights DC...

We had originally planned a trip of 3 nights DC then 4/5 nights Boston. However, some of these suggestions look really interesting so might have to extend my trip by a week ;)

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: General Trip Planning 18 Apr 18, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,449
Posted By grottyrotty
Thanks. Still at the looking & planning stage,...

Thanks. Still at the looking & planning stage, but have tried a couple of online travel agents for some quotes - which is a change for me as I am usually the Chief Planner and DIYer for anything...
Forum: General Trip Planning 3 Apr 18, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,449
Posted By grottyrotty
Recommendations for hotel in Washington and Boston

We're doing a bit of late holiday planning - I'm really not used to this as I usually start booking our Florida hols 18 months to 2 years ahead :omg:

So, we want to do about 3 nights in Washington...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 2 Mar 18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,089
Posted By grottyrotty
Fab so far... looking forward to more posts ;) ...

Fab so far... looking forward to more posts ;)

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: General Chat 1 Mar 18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,761
Posted By grottyrotty
When I worked as a solicitor, we did get sent...

When I worked as a solicitor, we did get sent home early om one occasion. as the buses stopped running at 3pm due to snow/road conditions - we were paid (but it was made up in the overtime that we...
Forum: General Chat 27 Feb 18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,391
Posted By grottyrotty
Oh my goodness! This sounds awful. Wills can...

Oh my goodness! This sounds awful. Wills can certainly bring out the worst in people :(

Definitely one to seek legal advice on, as others have said.

We had a sibling contest my dad's will,...
Forum: General Chat 27 Feb 18, 08:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,004
Posted By grottyrotty
Lovely news for both your DS and the baby too. ...

Lovely news for both your DS and the baby too.

And thanks for the update - it really is good to hear good news :spin:

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Feb 18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 80,829
Posted By grottyrotty
:d::d::d: I scream on all the rides, and I'm sure...

:d::d::d: I scream on all the rides, and I'm sure everyone thinks I'm mad. My scream is very distinctive on the videos that DH takes ;) Yup - even from the distance of the ground I can be heard...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Feb 18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,674
Posted By grottyrotty
We went as a group of 4 adults - me, DH and our...

We went as a group of 4 adults - me, DH and our adult offspring who were 23 and 25.

We thought we'd do more shows etc, but ended up going from ride to ride again. We only saw the shows that went...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 17 Feb 18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By grottyrotty
Wow - great advice there cornishfrogboy. Thanks. ...

Wow - great advice there cornishfrogboy. Thanks.

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: General Chat 17 Feb 18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,353
Posted By grottyrotty
So, you need to be clear exactly what they have...

So, you need to be clear exactly what they have done. Have they paid off the mortgage and put the house in the name of their children with the Land Registry? Or have they set up a Trust? Very...
Forum: General Chat 17 Feb 18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 18,973
Posted By grottyrotty
I'm so glad things are going well for your son,...

I'm so glad things are going well for your son, albeit with a little hiccup with the cannula.

The bug going around at the moment is awful if you get it, so I can understand you staying away from...
Forum: General Chat 17 Feb 18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By grottyrotty
So so true :spin::spin::spin: Deb :tinkani:

So so true :spin::spin::spin:

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: Beyond the Parks 17 Feb 18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By grottyrotty
I'm really interested in this too - thanks...

I'm really interested in this too - thanks papasmurf ;)

We were thinking of doing either a week touring the keys followed by a week in our favourite villa. or a week in Washington/Boston followed...
Forum: General Chat 17 Feb 18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,832
Posted By grottyrotty
Last week we flew with Lufthansa Manchester to...

Last week we flew with Lufthansa Manchester to Munich and My Austria from Munich to Graz. On the return leg we flew My Austria from Graz to Vienna and then Vienna to Manchester.

As there were 2...
Forum: General Chat 15 Feb 18, 11:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,228
Posted By grottyrotty
Happy Anniversary. I hope you at least had a...

Happy Anniversary. I hope you at least had a glass of wine to celebrate.

We had our 28th wedding anniversary on the 9th Feb. It's my DD's birthday on the 10th, so we've always tended to "do" our...
Forum: General Chat 7 Feb 18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 18,973
Posted By grottyrotty
Only just caught up with your post. Hope the op...

Only just caught up with your post. Hope the op is over and was successful. Wishing your son a speedy recovery, and thinking of the donor and their family too.

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: General Trip Planning 4 Feb 18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By grottyrotty
We've been to York a few times in the last few...

We've been to York a few times in the last few months (DD is there for a year). The first time we stayed at the Premier Inn, Blossom St North. We found the best parking was at the Railway station -...
Forum: General Chat 4 Feb 18, 05:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,832
Posted By grottyrotty
I flew to Dublin with Ryanair. I did the online...

I flew to Dublin with Ryanair. I did the online check-in for 2 adults and we were sat at opposite ends (and sides!) of the plan both ways. This was despite having an empty seat next to mine! It was...
Forum: General Chat 4 Feb 18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,834
Posted By grottyrotty
We recently went through the cancellation process...

We recently went through the cancellation process as they wanted to put our bill up from £50+ to £90+. We had everything except the sports channel. We have broadband and phone with them too.

Long...
Forum: General Chat 4 Feb 18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,892
Posted By grottyrotty
Yup - as above ;) There are no guarantees in...

Yup - as above ;)

There are no guarantees in life in general. You could be hit by a bus (or cyclist! ) when crossing the road tomorrow - does that stop you crossing roads? Hopefully not.

You...
Forum: General Chat 24 Jan 18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By grottyrotty
2 rottweilers - Kong toys lasted well. Pooches...

2 rottweilers - Kong toys lasted well. Pooches wouldn't entertain stag horns sadly.

Some of the nylabone "bones" lasted well too.

A car tyre did well in the garden, as did a big piece of wood...
Forum: General Chat 22 Jan 18, 08:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,302
Posted By grottyrotty
Awww what a little cutie pie :grin: Deb...

Awww what a little cutie pie :grin:

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: Accommodation 15 Jan 18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By grottyrotty
The Dibb is always my first (and only) port of...

The Dibb is always my first (and only) port of call now - we even have "our" villa and booked our 2017 hol around availability at the villa having loved it in 2015 :tongue:

Deb :tinkani:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jan 18, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By grottyrotty
As there's plenty of room in PE, reclining...

As there's plenty of room in PE, reclining shouldn't be an issue ;)

I'd sooner have a recliner than a screaming child who constantly kicks the back of my seat, or hangs over the back of the seat...
Forum: General Chat 11 Jan 18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,406
Posted By grottyrotty
I'm in tears reading this, and feel for you...

I'm in tears reading this, and feel for you. You've had a horrible time, and Molly was your shadow through it all

You offered me support when I lost my 2 rottie furbabies, and I was so grateful...
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