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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Aug 19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By daisydoo
I had this problem when I went to New York...

I had this problem when I went to New York earlier this year and apparently it is all to do with how you booked.

I booked online and the only option was to upgrade to 32Kg at a cost of 50.

My...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jul 19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,135
Posted By daisydoo
283.00 would be my guess but hope it is more. ...

283.00 would be my guess but hope it is more.

Daisydoo
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Forum: General Chat 10 Jul 19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 43,263
Posted By daisydoo
I don't have any advice to give other than what...

I don't have any advice to give other than what everyone else has said but can your boss not cover for you ?

Daisydoo
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Forum: General Chat 27 Jun 19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By daisydoo
Wow, I thought my countdown was long at 854 days...

Wow, I thought my countdown was long at 854 days (only 827 to go:pgig:)

You definitely deserve a dance.

:mickeybou:goofy_bou:stitchbou:tiggerbou:donald_bo

Daisydoo...
Forum: General Trip Planning 27 Jun 19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By daisydoo
We were there in March and we booked transfers...

We were there in March and we booked transfers through Attraction Tickets Direct. It was a shared minibus and, from memory, it was 17 per person each way.

A taxi from the airport was about...
Forum: General Trip Planning 24 Jun 19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By daisydoo
My DD came back from Dublin yesterday and she...

My DD came back from Dublin yesterday and she stayed at The Maldron Pearse Street which she said was really central.

You can get a bus from the airport to right outside the hotel.

Yes, it was...
Forum: General Chat 24 Jun 19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,172
Posted By daisydoo
We had a really cold flight back from New York to...

We had a really cold flight back from New York to Manchester in March. It was blooming freezing.

I am not sure it was because it was a night flight or not but I had a vest, shirt and thick...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Jun 19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By daisydoo
Too early to plan ?

We are looking at going back but not until October 2021 which seems a lifetime away.

We know exactly when we want to go, where to stay, what parks we want to do, etc so all of that is sorted.

I...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 20 Jun 19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By daisydoo
Definitely do it. We did it back in 2017 and DD...

Definitely do it. We did it back in 2017 and DD loved it.

It was her 21st birthday on the day we went and she had an absolutely ball.

The only downside I could possibly say is that it does...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jun 19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,178
Posted By daisydoo
First time we stayed on International Drive but...

First time we stayed on International Drive but the 2nd time we stayed on site - it made a huge difference to us and we felt we got to spend a lot more time in the parks.

3rd & 4th time have been...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 19 Jun 19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By daisydoo
We booked through Attraction Tickets Direct who...

We booked through Attraction Tickets Direct who will pick up from various locations.

It was a couple of years ago so I can't remember all of the locations but it's worth a look on their website...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Jun 19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,058
Posted By daisydoo
We've always stayed at International and we love...

We've always stayed at International and we love it.

However, the last time we stayed, we had a room on the 4th floor overlooking the busy road so it was quite noisy at night. All the other...
Forum: General Chat 19 Jun 19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By daisydoo
Wow. What an amazing experience for him but it...

Wow. What an amazing experience for him but it must be so difficult for you.

My daughter went to university in New Zealand for 6 months when she was 19 and that was incredibly difficult for me so...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 12 Jun 19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By daisydoo
You can go to the Tri-Circle D Ranch at Disney's...

You can go to the Tri-Circle D Ranch at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort (ages 9 and up, 45 minute ride is $55).

We did it a few years ago (DD had never ridden before) and it was a very relaxing...
Forum: Disney Crafts 10 Jun 19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By daisydoo
I do a bit of scrapbooking. So far, I have 5...

I do a bit of scrapbooking. So far, I have 5 unfinished books and 3 completed ones (the latest one being our recent trip to New York for my 50th Birthday.

I'm a avid card maker as well but I have...
Forum: General Trip Planning 6 Jun 19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By daisydoo
We stayed at The Manhatten @ Times Square (booked...

We stayed at The Manhatten @ Times Square (booked through Thomas Cook). They have 2 queen size beds in the rooms which was ideal for me and DD.

It is really central and very close to Times...
Forum: General Chat 5 Jun 19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,508
Posted By daisydoo
I am so sorry to hear this. My partner of 10...

I am so sorry to hear this. My partner of 10 years left me when I was 6 months pregnant :omg: . He told me he was working one Sunday (which was not unusual) and later that day, his sister phoned me...
Forum: General Trip Planning 4 Jun 19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By daisydoo
We pre-booked with Attraction Tickets Direct...

We pre-booked with Attraction Tickets Direct when we were there in March. It cost us 17 each way per person which I thought was very reasonable.

Daisydoo
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Forum: Accommodation 3 Jun 19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By daisydoo
Hotel for 4 adults (not sharing beds)

Hi all

We are not going until October 2021 but it is never too early to start planning right ? :spin::spin:

Currently looking at hotels but there are going to be 4 adults (myself (female), my...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 3 Jun 19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By daisydoo
Hi :wave::wave: We went last year (June) and...

Hi :wave::wave:

We went last year (June) and the bus left Busch Gardens at 5pm.

I am sure if it has changed, someone will be along soon to confirm.

Daisydoo
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Forum: Theme Parks Florida 23 May 19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,407
Posted By daisydoo
We have been to Florida (only) 4 times up to now...

We have been to Florida (only) 4 times up to now and for the last two, we didn't do Disney (well, apart from a sneaky day at Epcot).

We found that we didn't miss it and spent more time doing...
Forum: General Chat 22 May 19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,423
Posted By daisydoo
I've got Daisy Alice who is 22. Both me and...

I've got Daisy Alice who is 22.

Both me and her dad did a list of our favourite names and Daisy was at the top of both of them.

Alice is named after a family friend who sadly passed away...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 May 19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By daisydoo
September or October

We are in the very tentative stages of planning another trip. There will be 4 adults (mum, daughter, mum's sister and daughter's friend) so school holidays are not an issue.

We are potentially...
Forum: General Chat 17 May 19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,985
Posted By daisydoo
My mum lived on the same street as Tom Jones and...

My mum lived on the same street as Tom Jones and she used to push him around in his pram when he was a baby.:spin::spin:

Daisydoo
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Forum: Beyond the Parks 10 Aug 17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By daisydoo
Me & DD went in June. I wasn't sure what to make...

Me & DD went in June. I wasn't sure what to make of it but we LOVED it. It was very cleverly done and very funny.

There was a lot of audience interaction and the end of the show was brilliant. ...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 9 Aug 17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By daisydoo
Ohhh I would love to see the Marvel bag. We were...

Ohhh I would love to see the Marvel bag. We were looking at them in Disney Springs (at full price) and I was very tempted but could not justify it at the time.

Really wish I had bought one then. ...
Forum: General Chat 9 Aug 17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By daisydoo
I need to go back !

But can't afford it next year :(:(:(

We only got back at the end of June but desperately want to go back again. The plan is to go in May 2019 for my 50th birthday (even though that is in March...
Forum: General Trip Planning 26 Jul 17, 04:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,594
Posted By daisydoo
Our next trip will be for my 50th in May 2019 and...

Our next trip will be for my 50th in May 2019 and my age has never stopped me doing anything.

We (me and DD who has just turned 21) went on everything from The Hulk to One Fish, Two Fish, had...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 26 Jul 17, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By daisydoo
Another point worth noting is that you have to...

Another point worth noting is that you have to fold your pushchair.

I'm sure that is obvious but we were there last month and we heard numerous drivers tell passengers to take their child out of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Jul 17, 07:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,466
Posted By daisydoo
We were there last month and had no problems at...

We were there last month and had no problems at all.

We were off the plane and through immigration within 10 minutes. Waited about another 10 minutes for our bags and that was it.

Going home...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 18 Jul 17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,908
Posted By daisydoo
We were there last month and for some unknown...

We were there last month and for some unknown reason, we didn't go in the Ugg shop.

Wish I had now :cry::cry:

Mind you, I did get, what I consider to be the bargain of the century. A Coach bag...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jul 17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By daisydoo
May or September

Having only just got back we are not planning our next trip :spin::spin:

It's my 50th in March 2019 and we were looking at going to New York for a week but as we can spend 2 weeks in Florida for...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jul 17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,941
Posted By daisydoo
My DD graduates on Thursday from Manchester Uni...

My DD graduates on Thursday from Manchester Uni (Archeology & Anthorpology).

Even though she has had her results for ages, she only looked at them last week because she didn't want to spoil our...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 14 Jul 17, 07:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,598
Posted By daisydoo
We were there 15th - 30th June and were staying...

We were there 15th - 30th June and were staying at Rosen Inn International on I-Drive. We went up and down I-Drive morning, noon and night and we only say 1 person during our whole visit.

He was...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jul 17, 12:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,914
Posted By daisydoo
I managed to get a free child place (remember...

I managed to get a free child place (remember them :d::d:) the first time we went so 2 adults & 1 child was 898 (hotel & flights). Mind you it was 13 years ago :pgig::pgig:

How I wish it was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Jul 17, 08:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,375
Posted By daisydoo
We got back on 30th June and I am already...

We got back on 30th June and I am already planning our 2019 holiday :spin:

We were going to go to New York for my 50th but after such an amazing holiday this year and the extortionate cost of NY,...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 10 Jul 17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By daisydoo
The duration time includes the travel time. By...

The duration time includes the travel time. By the time you have picked everyone up from the different locations, it will probably be about 8.30ish so you should get to Kennedy about 9.45 and you...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 10 Jul 17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By daisydoo
We did this a couple of weeks ago. We were...

We did this a couple of weeks ago. We were staying at Rosen Inn International on I-Drive which was one of the pick up points.

From what I can remember, it was 7.10 from our hotel but the other...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 10 Jul 17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By daisydoo
We went a couple of weeks ago and didn't have a...

We went a couple of weeks ago and didn't have a car.

We booked the trip through Attraction Tickets Direct but had to contact Dolphin Florida Tours to book the transport (the tickets included the...
Forum: General Chat 10 Jul 17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By daisydoo
We have just got back (on 30th June) and I am...

We have just got back (on 30th June) and I am already looking at planning for September 2019.

I know I can't book yet but looking at potential hotels and what parks we want to do.

It is NEVER...
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