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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jun 20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By pchivvy
Travel Insurance for next year

Can someone advise whether travel insurance next year is covering anything CV19 related? I thought I had read that it wouldn't cover things like this now.

So many people seem to be talking about...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 25 May 20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,652
Posted By pchivvy
I have been working from home since the end of...

I have been working from home since the end of March. I have been set up in my conservatory but its just too hot now so have finally bought myself a desk and from next week will set up in a spare...
Forum: Guest Services 3 Nov 19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By pchivvy
I have had chromebooks for a few years now and...

I have had chromebooks for a few years now and wouldn't go back to a laptop.

I love being able to start up almost instantly. I don't miss a laptop at all.
Forum: Christmas 2 Nov 19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,528
Posted By pchivvy
We use Christmas Boxes rather than wrapping...

We use Christmas Boxes rather than wrapping presents now- and simply reuse them each year. Less waste and so much easier to do.

We have also cut back over recent years- my 'kids' are now 23 and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Oct 19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,074
Posted By pchivvy
We did hand luggage on the way out this year, I...

We did hand luggage on the way out this year, I thought my husband was mad, but went along with him. In the end, it was actually really easy. I had loads of space left in my case and was only about...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 29 Sep 19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By pchivvy
We bought some from walmart- 6 XL bags which were...

We bought some from walmart- 6 XL bags which were approx $17. Did the trick nicely. We needed the XL ones as we bought pillows and a superking comforter. They fitted into two bags nicely.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 29 Sep 19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By pchivvy
Englewood, Boca Grande and Port Charlotte? We...

Englewood, Boca Grande and Port Charlotte? We stayed in Rotunda West a short while ago and it was beautiful there.
Forum: General Chat 24 Aug 19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,655
Posted By pchivvy
Try split days. When our kids were your...

Try split days.

When our kids were your age, we went in early and got to late morning/lunch time, then went to a water park for 3 hours. This then chilled everyone out, refreshed everyone and...
Forum: General Chat 14 Jul 19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,353
Posted By pchivvy
A topiary is probably outside my abilities- my...

A topiary is probably outside my abilities- my ability to kill flowers is legendary in my family:blush:
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Jul 19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By pchivvy
I did it a few years ago and absolutely loved it,...

I did it a few years ago and absolutely loved it, but I am a bit of a Disney geek. Food was nothing great.
Forum: General Chat 14 Jul 19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,353
Posted By pchivvy
What do you think of this?

I hate gardening but love the look of a nice garden, so I decided to motivate myself I am going to do a Disney inspired garden.

My wonderfully talented sister in law painted these pots for me.
...
Forum: General Chat 3 Jul 19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By pchivvy
I moved mine last year to Bought By Many- I was a...

I moved mine last year to Bought By Many- I was a little dubious as I had never heard of them but they had very good reviews. I had to make a claim in March and was pretty concerned because they...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Apr 19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,924
Posted By pchivvy
We are planning a large family holiday in a...

We are planning a large family holiday in a couple of years. Everyone has agreed that we will book the villa once it becomes available probably at the end of this year, early next, and then pay for...
Forum: General Chat 20 Mar 19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,956
Posted By pchivvy
My friends and I are going away next weekend. We...

My friends and I are going away next weekend. We did the same last year (only do it once a year) and have a great time!
Forum: General Chat 3 Mar 19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By pchivvy
Funny you should mention that, as I woke up a few...

Funny you should mention that, as I woke up a few weeks ago with a chipped tooth and assumed I had been grinding my teeth (never done it before though). I will let you know when I see the dentist.
Forum: General Chat 3 Mar 19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By pchivvy
Any Dentists on here?

Hi
I have noticed over the last few months that my jaw doesn't quite close in the same way, and my bite is now different. I haven't hurt it in any way, it just doesn't close as it used to and I have...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Mar 19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By pchivvy
Hi we have done it a couple of times now, and...

Hi
we have done it a couple of times now, and its brilliant. No rushing to get a good vantage point, comfortable seats, perfect view and snacks and soft drinks are provided on board free of charge...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Mar 19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,940
Posted By pchivvy
Thanks for the replies everyone... I guess I am...

Thanks for the replies everyone... I guess I am completely oblivious to the 'fandom' that exists out there lol! I've never really paid much attention to the films.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Mar 19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,940
Posted By pchivvy
Genuine question- why does everyone think Star...

Genuine question- why does everyone think Star Wars opening is going to be such a big event? Is it because there are more rides opening or because of its hype? I missed Avatarland opening as we were...
Forum: General Chat 1 Mar 19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,933
Posted By pchivvy
Like a few here, I moved to Virgin with Chris...

Like a few here, I moved to Virgin with Chris Evans in the morning, which I think is much more relaxed and chatty now, its a good show. And then switch back to Sara Cox in the afternoon.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Mar 19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By pchivvy
No, Easter will be manic I suspect. Definitely...

No, Easter will be manic I suspect. Definitely get quick queue.
Forum: General Chat 9 Feb 19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,724
Posted By pchivvy
Mine is the same for some reason- it changed when...

Mine is the same for some reason- it changed when I renewed my passport last time and got dropped. I shall just make sure that my Esta matches my passport.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Jan 19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By pchivvy
We wanted to fly into Tampa but at the time we...

We wanted to fly into Tampa but at the time we booked it was a lot cheaper to fly into Orlando. So we are doing a cheap overnight and are then driving down to Rotunda West the next day.
Forum: Tickets 23 Jan 19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By pchivvy
I have used them twice before, very good service,...

I have used them twice before, very good service, quick delivery and very good prices. I think I paid in full both times though.
Forum: General Chat 20 Jan 19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,327
Posted By pchivvy
Is it foam or fibre interior? Fibre...

Is it foam or fibre interior? Fibre interiors/feather interiors do need to be plumped regularly and if not they can get misshapen quite easily. Fibre will sink a bit but shouldn't sink dramatically...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Jan 19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By pchivvy
Have you considered National Express instead? We...

Have you considered National Express instead? We live in Newport and have taken the coach as we didn't fancy the change at Reading and it was reasonably priced and very easy for us.
Forum: General Chat 3 Dec 18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,167
Posted By pchivvy
Thanks for the replies everyone. It feels like I...

Thanks for the replies everyone. It feels like I am right to ask for more (hate doing so though but that's me)!

I hadn't really thought about it before but then realised that they are both earning...
Forum: General Chat 3 Dec 18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,167
Posted By pchivvy
Charging Adult Children rent

Hi

both my two grown up children are living at home, both are in their twenties and have good jobs with a decent income of surplus £20k.

I have only ever charged a minimal £150 rent per month...
Forum: General Chat 28 Nov 18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By pchivvy
Thanks everyone, some great suggestions here. Off...

Thanks everyone, some great suggestions here. Off to have a look.
Forum: General Chat 28 Nov 18, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,411
Posted By pchivvy
Bought by many do a plan that covers pre existing...

Bought by many do a plan that covers pre existing conditions but only change if you are sure its under control. They cover up to a low amount the first year and then if they haven't reclaimed for...
Forum: General Chat 27 Nov 18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By pchivvy
Ideas for a 13 year old boy xmas present

Hi,
I am looking for inspiration for a present for my nephew.

He is nearly 13 and is very intelligent/ inquisitive for his age. I have bought him a book of weird/funny facts but want to spend...
Forum: General Chat 27 Nov 18, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By pchivvy
I have sent a request through their website for a...

I have sent a request through their website for a test drive. I hope they won't mind when they won't get the sale out of me directly!
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 18, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By pchivvy
That's a really interesting read- thank you. This...

That's a really interesting read- thank you. This could actually be a serious contender.
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By pchivvy
Thanks everyone. I am not looking for a...

Thanks everyone.

I am not looking for a particularly rapid car, but it does need a bit of oomph and a lot of comfort. I spend approximately 4 hours a day in the car and travel approx 1000 miles a...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 18, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By pchivvy
Anyone own a lexus hybrid?

Hi
I am thinking about getting one of these to replace my existing company car.

I do a lot of motorway miles each year and whilst I am not naive enough to think I will get the manufacturers...
Forum: Guest Services 4 Nov 18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By pchivvy
Audio and Visual out of sync

Hi
we have sky broadband (fibre optic) and have a good download speed (can't remember the number but I know the males in the house were all v impressed). However whenever we stream anything from...
Forum: General Chat 28 Oct 18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By pchivvy
I love my shark- we have 4 dogs and a cat, so you...

I love my shark- we have 4 dogs and a cat, so you can imagine the hair here. It's also incredibly easy to do the stairs with.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Oct 18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,654
Posted By pchivvy
Four weeks sounds great but I couldn't make my...

Four weeks sounds great but I couldn't make my holiday entitlement stretch that far as I would need some time else elsewhere in the year too.

Those of you that take 4 weeks in one go, are you...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,659
Posted By pchivvy
I used to be a massive Yankee Candle fan, but...

I used to be a massive Yankee Candle fan, but have found them to be very weak these days and now use Goose Creek which, in my opinion are much better. In terms of reed diffusers, I had one as a gift...
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 18, 04:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 17,337
Posted By pchivvy
Just checked as I wasn't sure- 2004 for me. I...

Just checked as I wasn't sure- 2004 for me. I usually come on most days to check what is going on, even when I don't have a holiday planned. Have had some completely invaluable advice from people on...
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