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Forum: General Chat Today, 07:20 AM
Replies: 81
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Posted By fizzypop
My MIL offered to buy me a pair of trousers if I...

My MIL offered to buy me a pair of trousers if I lost 2st. Im not particularly overweight, Im just not stick thin like her 😳
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,268
Posted By fizzypop
Just a thought, the Girl Guiding and Scout...

Just a thought, the Girl Guiding and Scout Organisations are usually crying out for volunteers, well they are in my area. Maybe some of your sons and daughters might be able to do something like that...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 19, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,268
Posted By fizzypop
Must be heartbreaking for you to see him like...

Must be heartbreaking for you to see him like that. Are there any clubs or societies he can join so he can make new friends? Does he have a student ambassador in an older year group he can go and see...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Oct 19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,616
Posted By fizzypop
We flew with BA I need the summer, 3 adults, and...

We flew with BA I need the summer, 3 adults, and didnt pre book seats and they sat us together both ways. We are flying with them again next summer and wont prebook our seats, I would rather spend...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Oct 19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By fizzypop
If you are going to book POR, be a little careful...

If you are going to book POR, be a little careful with your room choice as some rooms arent included in the free dining offer.
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By fizzypop
Not sure what time you need to be at the airport...

Not sure what time you need to be at the airport but Asda used to sell them over the counter. Not sure if they still do but might be worth finding a local one and phoning to ask if you have enough...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 11 Oct 19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By fizzypop
I got mine today too 😁

I got mine today too 😁
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,353
Posted By fizzypop
So there is a chance your daughters are on the...

So there is a chance your daughters are on the same course as most courses started 3 weeks ago but nursing started a week earlier. Of course there may be a few other courses that started a week...
Forum: Itineraries 30 Sep 19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By fizzypop
Personally I would mix it up a bit and not do the...

Personally I would mix it up a bit and not do the same park two days running. We always start and finish with magic Kingdom, I think my family wouldnt feel too happy if we finished with Epcot as for...
Forum: General Trip Planning 28 Sep 19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By fizzypop
We have used them before without problem but I...

We have used them before without problem but I always make sure my travel insurance is good. My understanding is that you dont book a package holiday with them, they just help you book the component...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Sep 19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By fizzypop
We do the same. We have a $300 gift card next...

We do the same. We have a $300 gift card next summer and still have $40 on a card from the summer. Must make more of an effort to spend it next summer. We had 7 day QSDP and are still munching our...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Sep 19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,253
Posted By fizzypop
We were on a flight where a couple did this. My...

We were on a flight where a couple did this. My DD who was 17 at the time was allocated the seat between them. She asked if one of them wanted to move so they could sit next to each other and they...
Forum: General Chat 24 Sep 19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,046
Posted By fizzypop
Im struggling a bit. Both of mine are now at...

Im struggling a bit. Both of mine are now at uni, 1st and 3rd year and Im on day 2 of our empty nest. Whilst Im really happy that they are following their dreams, I havent got a clue what...
Forum: General Chat 22 Sep 19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,268
Posted By fizzypop
Mobile My DD was like that too. One minute she was OK,...

My DD was like that too. One minute she was OK, the next she wasnt. Doesnt help her that a lot of her school friends and boyfriend have stayed locally for uni. Im sure Georgia will be ok when...
Forum: General Chat 22 Sep 19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,268
Posted By fizzypop
Mobile My youngest is feeling better than last weekend...

My youngest is feeling better than last weekend. Her homesickness seems to be less as she has her course had induction every day last week. Hopefully Georgia will feel happier once things start and...
Forum: General Chat 22 Sep 19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,268
Posted By fizzypop
Mobile How are things DisneyDaffodil? Been thinking of...

How are things DisneyDaffodil? Been thinking of you. Hope Georgia is all settled in.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Sep 19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By fizzypop
When Monarch went, we claimed on our credit card,...

When Monarch went, we claimed on our credit card, they had a dedicated number when we rang the credit card company press 1 for Monarch refunds. We have end supplier failure on our insurance too but...
Forum: General Chat 21 Sep 19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,268
Posted By fizzypop
Yep you are right - I smiled and it made me cry...

Yep you are right - I smiled and it made me cry. Think some of us are feeling the same way as our children start their new journeys and as parents we arent quite ready for our new journeys start or...
Forum: General Chat 20 Sep 19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,268
Posted By fizzypop
Good luck to everyone moving in this weekend ...

Good luck to everyone moving in this weekend

My DD moved in last weekend and I posted how hard it was for all of us. She was crying, not eating and wanting to come home. I phoned her halls who...
Forum: General Chat 19 Sep 19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,707
Posted By fizzypop
I wanted Feb half term on the last flight release...

I wanted Feb half term on the last flight release day to the Canaries and the flight prices on release were ridiculously high (we could fly the the Caribbean for less). A couple of weeks later the...
Forum: Accommodation 18 Sep 19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By fizzypop
Looking at a map, I think this is 5 doors down...

Looking at a map, I think this is 5 doors down from where we stayed in the summer. If it is where I think it is (on the corner) you would back onto tennis courts and a childrens play area which did...
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,268
Posted By fizzypop
Well we have all had a rough day. My DD has been...

Well we have all had a rough day. My DD has been in tears for most of the day and didnt want to leave her room after we left. As we were driving home she said she wanted us to turn around to collect...
Forum: General Chat 13 Sep 19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 216,268
Posted By fizzypop
Good luck to everyone who is going this weekend...

Good luck to everyone who is going this weekend. We are supposed to be leaving home in 30 mins but it isnt going to happen, still trying to fit everything in the car. Ashamed to say I have already...
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By fizzypop
My daughters boyfriends mum has just given my...

My daughters boyfriends mum has just given my DD a really lovely mug with a personal message from a local pottery which my DD loves and a tub of chocolates.
Forum: Accommodation 8 Sep 19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By fizzypop
We stayed in the Premier Inn on Bath Road last...

We stayed in the Premier Inn on Bath Road last weekend. We booked it last minute and it was 44 for 3 of us. Had to pay to park overnight though. It was very close to the airport, we thought it was a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Sep 19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,041
Posted By fizzypop
I bought our flights for this summer in the BA...

I bought our flights for this summer in the BA sale this time last year. This year the sale for next summer doesnt include Orlando or Tampa as far as I can see. As BA have changed their sale from...
Forum: General Chat 7 Sep 19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,906
Posted By fizzypop
I am keeping an eye on the exchange rate and top...

I am keeping an eye on the exchange rate and top up my Revolut card so protecting some of my spending money for next summer already.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 4 Sep 19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By fizzypop
We had a positive experience picking up our car...

We had a positive experience picking up our car at Tampa, very quick and easy. Our problem was dropping it back when they tried to charge us mega bucks for fuel when we had returned it with a full...
Forum: Accommodation 4 Sep 19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,986
Posted By fizzypop
You can also reduce the cost a bit if you have...

You can also reduce the cost a bit if you have any spare BA avios points. We managed to get a free stay at club level using our points a couple of years ago.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 4 Sep 19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By fizzypop
My DD bought a small bag of tiny clear elastic...

My DD bought a small bag of tiny clear elastic bands for hair in Primark for 1 I think. We used 2 of these on our bands and replaced them when they snapped. By having 2 on at a time meant that if...
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,158
Posted By fizzypop
Hmmmm so if we bought it through Sky, could the...

Hmmmm so if we bought it through Sky, could the kids still watch it in uni even though they wont have Sky?
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,158
Posted By fizzypop
Thank you everyone for helping me with my...

Thank you everyone for helping me with my questions, technology seems to be passing me by and then I feel silly asking basic questions :blush:
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,158
Posted By fizzypop
Thanks. So if they are both kids are watching it...

Thanks. So if they are both kids are watching it in different parts of the county and we try to watch something at home, will it just not let us watch it or will it kick one of the kids out from what...
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,158
Posted By fizzypop
So do we all use the same password and email...

So do we all use the same password and email address?
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,158
Posted By fizzypop
Netflix possible newbie, am I understanding it correctly?

So both of my daughters are in uni and one asked about Netflix and I dont have a clue.

From what I have read, I sign up to a subscription and if I sign up for the middle package, 2 people can...
Forum: Hurricane Advice 31 Aug 19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 78,766
Posted By fizzypop
If its the one Im thinking of, their prices are...

If its the one Im thinking of, their prices are always that high as they dont want to sell fuel but have to. I have heard they just want to run a shop.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Aug 19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By fizzypop
You pay to select your seats, the further back...

You pay to select your seats, the further back you go, the cheaper they are. We travelled as 3 adults this summer and chose not to prebook seats and we were seated together anyway. When I did online...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Aug 19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By fizzypop
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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Aug 19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By fizzypop
We booked a BA flydrive for July/August as soon...

We booked a BA flydrive for July/August as soon as our dates were released about 10 days ago. Prices have gone up since then but I expect a BA sales will be starting soon and prices will come down...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Aug 19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By fizzypop
We flew into Tampa this summer. We have arrived...

We flew into Tampa this summer. We have arrived at Orlando, Miami and Tampa airports. Tampa wins for us. We found it very quick and easy compared to the other airports and cheaper too. We have...
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