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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 08:48 PM
Replies: 303
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Posted By mick
Don't forget that back in April in that...

Don't forget that back in April in that (intentionally :grin: ) leaked internal memo to the staff from the CEO he suggested that BA may (will?) consolidate their hub into LHR.

I've seen no formal...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 26,815
Posted By mick
On the home page select Flights then Multi City...

On the home page select Flights then Multi City instead of just Flights. Make sure you select LHR and LGW though not just all London. Flights from LGW though may consolidate into LHR in due course
...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By mick
Apologies if I'm telling you stuff you already...

Apologies if I'm telling you stuff you already know but I've seriously missed posting on the car forum these last few months. Might get carried away. ;)

This is a useful web site which shows all...
Forum: Beyond the Parks Yesterday, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By mick
Just to add I've really no idea why Joan wanted...

Just to add I've really no idea why Joan wanted to take a photo of Macy's in Union Square. :confused2 Once you've been to one Macy's you've been to them all I said.
...
Forum: Beyond the Parks Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By mick
We stayed at the Holiday Inn on Van...

We stayed at the Holiday Inn on Van Ness/California Street. We were on a pretty high floor and could see a considerable length of California Street and the terminus of the CS cable car was a 5 minute...
Forum: Beyond the Parks Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By mick
As I alluded to earlier you summed up Vegas...

As I alluded to earlier you summed up Vegas exactly as we did. Are we glad we did it - certainly :grin: Would we go again - no.

We enjoyed SF but it was so cold at the end of June. But the trips...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By mick
Luckily at 74 I still have a decent head of hair...

Luckily at 74 I still have a decent head of hair which I occasionally allow to reach my collar before I decide to invest £9 with my local barber. It's very grey though. :(

I don't wear an earring...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By mick
Pleased to see that you've upgraded the Tui basic...

Pleased to see that you've upgraded the Tui basic car insurance - hope it was a reasonable cost? :grin:

Haven't flown in to SFB since 2008 but from what I've read on here the car collection is...
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,565
Posted By mick
Indeed so. There was an American Dibber on here...

Indeed so. There was an American Dibber on here for a few months through the summer whose son worked at the DHS and she said, according to her son, that doing API alone would absolutely NOT be a...
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,225
Posted By mick
Sorry I missed that. Careless of me :grin:

Sorry I missed that. Careless of me :grin:
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 591
Posted By mick
Sounds more like a night club escort :confused2...

Sounds more like a night club escort :confused2 than a pirate.
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,060
Posted By mick
Visit Bourton on the Water. It's beautiful...

Visit Bourton on the Water.

It's beautiful village with a realistic model of the village in a pub garden. In the model village there's a replica model village. In the model of the model village...
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 591
Posted By mick
Matey Crossbones - that'll scare them when I wave...

Matey Crossbones - that'll scare them when I wave my cutlass. :(

Mick
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 936
Posted By mick
It's all in the wrist when you get to my age...

It's all in the wrist when you get to my age. Hope I've quoted the right post and not Disney332's :blush:

Mick
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 936
Posted By mick
You always field in the slips. You don't have to...

You always field in the slips. You don't have to run for the ball as there's always third man to chase the ones that get past. :grin: Also you can make a dropped catch look like a spectacular failed...
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 936
Posted By mick
Either to sleep or if you're poorly. No other...

Either to sleep or if you're poorly. No other reasons are there?

Mick
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 936
Posted By mick
When your birth certificate says DOB 17 January...

When your birth certificate says DOB 17 January 1946. :grin:

Seriously though a bit like you when listening to Popmaster when the question starts "Which girl group of the 2000's had a hit with...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Sep 20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By mick
Bonny Scotland When you say "drive around in...

Bonny Scotland

When you say "drive around in Florida for 2 weeks" are you meaning a road trip with multiple hotels and cases in the car regularly? Or do you mean visiting various parts of Florida...
Forum: Accommodation 20 Sep 20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By mick
Posted on here a few dozen times over the years...

Posted on here a few dozen times over the years about parking up at DS and using the free WDW transport to do tours of the resorts.

One day last November we got off the Friendship boat at HS from...
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,565
Posted By mick
As you rightly say ESTAs were NOT cancelled as a...

As you rightly say ESTAs were NOT cancelled as a result of the UK incoming limitations. Ours were live in May (I checked :grin:) and we renewed easily in early June when they'd expired.

The...
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,225
Posted By mick
For your further delectation :grin: ...

For your further delectation :grin:

http://www.montypython.net/scripts/4york.php

Mick
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,225
Posted By mick
I am from Yorkshire. :grin::grin::grin: Mick

I am from Yorkshire. :grin::grin::grin:

Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Sep 20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By mick
Exactly the same as our Staysure Comprehensive...

Exactly the same as our Staysure Comprehensive annual policy which we renewed early June.

Cancellation due to Covid not covered but unlimited medical cover if you get ill with it whilst abroad...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By mick
Our first Med cruise out of Rome in 2009 called...

Our first Med cruise out of Rome in 2009 called at Genoa and from there we took an excursion in a small boat.

Beautiful place :grin:

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/3811/bc4dbab4295c99.jpg...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 19 Sep 20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By mick
IHOP is one of our regular breakfast spots but...

IHOP is one of our regular breakfast spots but the one at Berry Town Center as it's only a two minute drive from Highgate Park.

I had a cheeseburger omelette for breakfast a few years ago. maybe...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,225
Posted By mick
Tom School dinners were a shilling a day...

Tom

School dinners were a shilling a day. There was a shop near the school gates where you get a steak & kidney pie for 10 pence and an Embassy for tuppence. Pre-February 1971 currency obviously...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,225
Posted By mick
In the middle bit of my career I'd spent time on...

In the middle bit of my career I'd spent time on site "debating" face to face with 25 stone groundworkers the rights and wrongs of their excessive claims for extra cost. I was only about 15 stone and...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,225
Posted By mick
Kevin. At 74 I assume that I can join in? ...

Kevin. At 74 I assume that I can join in?

Respect for the police when I was a teenager was much more in evidence and to be fair their actions were far more proportionate. I was a tall teenager and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Sep 20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By mick
Around 6 weeks ago BA cancelled our inbound...

Around 6 weeks ago BA cancelled our inbound flight at the end of November MCO - LGW to a return to LHR.

They offered some alternatives. To cancel completely, to leave the outbound at LGW or change...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,168
Posted By mick
If you happened to say something amusing to an...

If you happened to say something amusing to an inappropriate event Joan's much missed mum would say.

"You'd laugh if your grannie caught her ti##ies in the mangle"

Mick
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 19 Sep 20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By mick
Shame the weather was so poor on your last beach...

Shame the weather was so poor on your last beach day :nonono: but sounds like you made the best of it !

Well done to Josh :spin:

Joan :wave:
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By mick
That's good value for money Colette :grin:

That's good value for money Colette :grin:
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By mick
Apart from MVMCP in 2014 we haven't been to a...

Apart from MVMCP in 2014 we haven't been to a park since 2010. Purely a choice thing though as we're both post-cancer and 74 so it's more mobility and crowd issues that decide for us. We loved all...
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By mick
There is a secret formula known only to Stu and...

There is a secret formula known only to Stu and SMAX but as CFB suggests you'll amass more Mickey silver heads (then gold) by contributing to threads like planning, accommodation, transport et al...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Sep 20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By mick
OK - but only because you've asked nicely...

OK - but only because you've asked nicely :grin::grin:

First one on 417 south after leaving MCO.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/3811/49bb0cbcdcf37e.jpg

Unmanned exit at j2 off the 417...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Sep 20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By mick
In my opinion no - but we have had live ESTAs...

In my opinion no - but we have had live ESTAs since they were introduced.

Chances of rejection (if you don't rush it and make a careless mistake) are extremely remote but we're not the sort who...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 17 Sep 20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By mick
April 2020 - lost :cry: Nov 2020 - accepting...

April 2020 - lost :cry:
Nov 2020 - accepting the probability of loss :cry:
April 2021 - surely that will be OK. Flying into TPA for the first time. :grin:

Mick
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 17 Sep 20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By mick
Tom Would you believe that I get excited...

Tom

Would you believe that I get excited posting about car hire at the minute - this is only about the third or fourth time since March. :cry:

I even check the Visitor Toll Pass site daily but...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 17 Sep 20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By mick
Just to add to my earlier post and Tom's further...

Just to add to my earlier post and Tom's further suggestions.

I've never booked a Virgin package but I'm 99.99% certain that they use Alamo and I guess that you will be flying into either MCO or...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 17 Sep 20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 319
Posted By mick
Sadly the basic insurance with a Virgin fly-drive...

Sadly the basic insurance with a Virgin fly-drive (and Tui :( ) is obscenely low. You should never consider anything less than full CDW with no excess and $1m SLI.

This is asked regularly on here...
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