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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Sep 19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 246,527
Posted By PrincessShelly
This is a cautionary tale - you snooze you lose! ...

This is a cautionary tale - you snooze you lose!

Friday afternoon (while taking a break at work! ) I spotted good flights with BA doing same route as last year GLA LGW MCO with a price that was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,349
Posted By PrincessShelly
My daughter suffers from exactly the same thing...

My daughter suffers from exactly the same thing. She also suffers with terrible ear pain on descent. She had decided there was a link between the airplane food and the symptoms so won't eat the food...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Sep 19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,255
Posted By PrincessShelly
I used the VTP on our trip in early August...

I used the VTP on our trip in early August. Struggled to spot the little banner with the toll pass staff on our way to the garage because I was expecting something a bit clearer. It took no time for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Sep 19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,069
Posted By PrincessShelly
I'll book with them again in a heart beat if they...

I'll book with them again in a heart beat if they can offer prices like this year and 2017 when I got 2 ad, 1 ch and car hire for under 1500 with a decent size SUV and acceptable connections. They...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By PrincessShelly
We also give our vote for the Official M&G. We...

We also give our vote for the Official M&G. We always look for better deals but can never beat the Premier Inn and M&G combo on price and practicality. Never had any issues with the car park and the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Sep 19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,162
Posted By PrincessShelly
Attention to detail, overall cleanliness and the...

Attention to detail, overall cleanliness and the general attitude of staff even on the trolley buses from the car park to park gates. I also find the music quite emotional/overwhelming sometimes...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Sep 19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,038
Posted By PrincessShelly
We have flown with BA before with a child, so...

We have flown with BA before with a child, so never separated, although someone kicked off (a grown man) about being separated from his party so my husband offered to move. This time my daughter was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Sep 19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,971
Posted By PrincessShelly
We've just come back from a villa and hotel trip...

We've just come back from a villa and hotel trip for 15 nights. 2 ad 1 child (12) we took 1100 cash and then spent a further 1000 with approx 200 probably on none food items. We ate out lunch and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Sep 19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,773
Posted By PrincessShelly
It was early October when we booked with BA for...

It was early October when we booked with BA for this year and got 3 flights and an SUV for 15nts for 1498 GLA-LGW-MCO. We'd love a price like that again for 2020, we got a similar price for 2017,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Aug 19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Our pattern has changed from late May/early June...

Our pattern has changed from late May/early June to last 2 weeks Aug and for our last 2 visits last week July/first Aug. None have neen bad because of weather or crowds but this year was particularly...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Aug 19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile How do you book the stopover on an indirect...

How do you book the stopover on an indirect flight so its free and not treated like 2 separate bookings? Do you have to phone or can online bookings handle it?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Aug 19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile We had 1 night at Swan hotel. Didnt check into...

We had 1 night at Swan hotel. Didnt check into hotel first, went to Epcot for the day. Magic band scanned at entrance booth and hotel booking identified - parking free. Same thing the next morning...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Aug 19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,625
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile This is a good theory but we were there with...

This is a good theory but we were there with early entry on Thurs and the line for FOP was 2hrs at just after 8am and didn't change much all day. Just keep checking for availability. Cant believe its...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Aug 19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Hopefully you registered the sim before you left...

Hopefully you registered the sim before you left UK or it won't work. Mine auto detected network and with browsing a d data for Android Auto I've barely used 0.5 GB. F or 10 for 4GB its been a great...
Forum: General Chat 15 Aug 19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile We also leave today. More rainy than we've had in...

We also leave today. More rainy than we've had in 6 years. Comfy sandals are good because feet and shoes dry quickly. We got soaked yesterday and I'm hoping my trainers have dried out before we leave...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Aug 19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,663
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Thanks all. In and out of same airport (LGW) so...

Thanks all. In and out of same airport (LGW) so good to know we'll see bags at final destination in Glasgow. Flight already delayed but still plenty of time for our connection to GLA. Exactly the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Aug 19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,663
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile On the way home on this route do you need to...

On the way home on this route do you need to collect luggage in LGW or is it checked through?
Forum: Tickets 13 Aug 19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Update: ticket upgraded by Guest Services at...

Update: ticket upgraded by Guest Services at entrance of MK free of charge and all FP bookings intact. A magical experience!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Aug 19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,081
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Coming to the end of our trip. We picked up a...

Coming to the end of our trip. We picked up a tourist toll pass at the rental car exit door (nearly sacked it off because they were quite a way down). Linked up quickly and email confirmation safely...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Aug 19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile It almost specified by the owner who has their...

It almost specified by the owner who has their property managed by IPG. We have never paid insurance before and thought it was a bit peculiar to pay to protect someone elses risk. We leave everything...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Aug 19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Not impressed following our stay yesterday. Room...

Not impressed following our stay yesterday. Room not ready at 4pm. Receptionist borderline rude. No text or email to say room ready an hour later. Went back to desk and keys issued. One key did not...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 13 Aug 19, 01:24 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 28,892
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Is the ride running restricted hours still? We're...

Is the ride running restricted hours still? We're staying onsite for next 2 nights but after seeing a 2hr wait for FOP at AK today (arrived at line pre 8am with magic hours) we might be disappointed...
Forum: Tickets 7 Aug 19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,695
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile No id needed they just scanned the ticket and...

No id needed they just scanned the ticket and took your photo in first park.
Forum: Tickets 5 Aug 19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,695
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Yes but it was not the date we visited and 14...

Yes but it was not the date we visited and 14 days only starts from first entry.

Also visited Aquatica today and again no problem getting free parking.
Forum: Tickets 4 Aug 19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,695
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Visited Seaworld yesterday using the 3 day combo...

Visited Seaworld yesterday using the 3 day combo ticket from Expedia and it was scanned successfully at the parking booth. I'm not sure why Expedia couldn't just confirm this with Seaworld instead of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Aug 19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Yeah its not looking fabulous after lunch with...

Yeah its not looking fabulous after lunch with lots of showers forecast. We're trying to fill the morning with as much as we can before it starts. Thanks for advice so far. We're at the parking...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Aug 19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Dibber tips for Seaworld

I'm lying wide awake and surfin for the best Dibb tips for Seaworld. We're visiting today for first time in 8 years. Let me know what plan if action we need for rides, shows and food. We've got 3...
Forum: Tickets 27 Jul 19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,695
Posted By PrincessShelly
Mobile Thanks for taking the time to share this. Enjoy...

Thanks for taking the time to share this. Enjoy your hols.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Jul 19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By PrincessShelly
Thanks for confirming had a moment there and...

Thanks for confirming had a moment there and thought I'd miscalculated the benefits. Do you get free parking at theme parks on check in and check out day do you know/recall?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Jul 19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By PrincessShelly
Does this mean that you would have to pay for...

Does this mean that you would have to pay for parking again if you visited one of the theme parks during your stay here?
Forum: Accommodation 24 Jul 19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By PrincessShelly
I'll let you know once we've stayed, as we had...

I'll let you know once we've stayed, as we had the same dilemma. We're only having one night and went with Swan in the end because Dolphin didn't have availability. I booked using Tesco Clubcard...
Forum: Accommodation 24 Jul 19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By PrincessShelly
Interesting last time we stayed you had to go to...

Interesting last time we stayed you had to go to a little booth just off reception and have a photo taken and it printed a 'photo id' card which you had scanned at the express lines. This seems like...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 23 Jul 19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By PrincessShelly
After a bit more research including checking out...

After a bit more research including checking out some articles online with reviews about the various apps. I spotted I had a 2 credit on Google Play and decided to go with TomTom Go with a month...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 23 Jul 19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By PrincessShelly
I'm loving the tech savvy Dibber advice. I've...

I'm loving the tech savvy Dibber advice. I've already downloaded quite a sizeable chunk of Florida from googlemaps onto my phone. I spotted on ScottishNellies recent trip report that they used Waze...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Jul 19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By PrincessShelly
SatNav or smartphone?

Just wondering have most people switched to smartphone navigation apps or do they still use satnav. I know some of you lovelies love a 'hold in your hand' map but I'm interested in the tech solutions...
Forum: Tickets 10 Jul 19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,695
Posted By PrincessShelly
Looks like we might be one of the first to use...

Looks like we might be one of the first to use out tickets. We plan a Seaworld visit on 2 August. I will report back after our first use. My plan, if they concede to a refund for one of my 3 tickets,...
Forum: Tickets 10 Jul 19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,695
Posted By PrincessShelly
On the parking issue Expedia have stated to me...

On the parking issue Expedia have stated to me that the ticket is non refundable but they will refund any parking charges incurred and I'm to send them parking receipts. Will watch other posts with...
Forum: Tickets 6 Jul 19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,695
Posted By PrincessShelly
Unfortunately it was a big fat no. Stupid is as...

Unfortunately it was a big fat no. Stupid is as stupid does!
Forum: Tickets 6 Jul 19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,695
Posted By PrincessShelly
Another fantastic DIBB find. I'd been debating...

Another fantastic DIBB find. I'd been debating about a day at Seaworld - debate concluded. :spin:

EDIT: except I got so carried away I forgot to apply the coupon to one of the bookings:confused2...
Forum: Accommodation 5 Jul 19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By PrincessShelly
Damage protection insurance(DPI) or security deposit

How much have you been asked to pay for DPI and do you prefer this to paying a security deposit when renting a villa?
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