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Forum: General Trip Planning 5 Sep 19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jdybnsn
Stoutes every time... used regularly and never...

Stoutes every time... used regularly and never any "silly business" when hiring or returning the car...also good quality vehicles... sadly can't say the same from our experience of other firms...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Aug 19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 932
Posted By jdybnsn
Snap !

Snap !
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Aug 19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,744
Posted By jdybnsn
We are flying Virgin to the Caribbean next year,...

We are flying Virgin to the Caribbean next year, due to getting some cheap reward seats.

After many years of flying TC, mainly in their PE cabin (though not exclusively) I never thought I'd say...
Forum: General Chat 23 Aug 19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 112,048
Posted By jdybnsn
Just wanted to say - hope you have a good holiday...

Just wanted to say - hope you have a good holiday :wavey:

Don't forget to treat yourself to a large drink on the plane - you deserve it ! :thumbs-up
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 03:57 PM
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Posted By jdybnsn
My partner would have been exactly the same.

My partner would have been exactly the same.
Forum: General Trip Planning 22 Aug 19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By jdybnsn
Yes booked and staying at a waterfront villa at...

Yes booked and staying at a waterfront villa at the top of St George :grin: We're hiring a car to see the island... but hoping to take a hopper flight, over to Carriacou, to the see the Tobago Keys...
Forum: General Chat 20 Aug 19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,094
Posted By jdybnsn
I was considering one until I looked at the...

I was considering one until I looked at the reviews on Trust Pilot :(:(:(

Think I'd stick with a Sealy that has an inbuilt topper... ours is fabulously comfy :spin:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Aug 19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By jdybnsn
Thanks - good to know as I had started dreading...

Thanks - good to know as I had started dreading this economy flight (its in January)... never thought I'd say that about Virgin :blush:... too many TC Premium cabin flights have spoilt us... :cool2:...
Forum: General Trip Planning 20 Aug 19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By jdybnsn
Grenada (Caribbean) Anyone ?

Any one got any top tips for Grenada ?

We will be self catering & hiring a car.

Any Dibbers been there ?:)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Aug 19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By jdybnsn
Don't worry ... I'm checking for a Caribbean...

Don't worry ... I'm checking for a Caribbean route ;)

Am I right in assuming there is a possibility the Dreamers just might start reappearing early next year... or is that just wishful thinking...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Aug 19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By jdybnsn
thanks ...I'll try again later :)

thanks ...I'll try again later :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Aug 19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By jdybnsn
...can't seem to get that to work or even find it...

...can't seem to get that to work or even find it from a search ?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Aug 19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By jdybnsn
Virgin 330-200 Aircraft

Hi
Sorry I've not been on for a while :blush:

Just wondering if any one can advise on the best/worst seats on the Virgin 330-200 aircraft ?


We are flying in economy (4 of us) - if not...
Forum: General Chat 28 Nov 17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,420
Posted By jdybnsn
My TV installation guy recommends Samsung TVs (no...

My TV installation guy recommends Samsung TVs (no he doesn't sell them) - that's good enough for me. :grin:
Forum: General Chat 28 Nov 17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By jdybnsn
Sorry for the delay in replying (work, work, work...

Sorry for the delay in replying (work, work, work !)...loving some of the ideas on here !...and especially the pictures.

We are a newsagents but do sell an increasingly larger & larger proportion...
Forum: General Chat 15 Nov 17, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,543
Posted By jdybnsn
Colour Scheme For An Old Traditional Shop Front

Looking for ideas to repaint our old (155 year old) shop front.
Not keen on the present trend for grey as nearly every shop along our row has this, and though it looks trendy, it doesn't really help...
Forum: TV and Film 29 Oct 17, 12:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,359
Posted By jdybnsn
Hmmmm yes :erm: ... odd he didn't just turn the...

Hmmmm yes :erm: ... odd he didn't just turn the gun on Pat, when Pat gave him the gun to shoot Vinny... or was that just too simple ? :confused2:confused2:confused2
Forum: General Chat 29 Oct 17, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By jdybnsn
Thank you all for your views and...

Thank you all for your views and contributions... I have suggested a meeting in the past, but this never gets met with any commitment to actually attend one. :(
I find this so frustrating as it...
Forum: TV and Film 28 Oct 17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,359
Posted By jdybnsn
Totally agree - if I wanted to watch a dark crime...

Totally agree - if I wanted to watch a dark crime drama, I'd have made other programme choices.:mad2:

Corrie always does great "baddies"... but the Pat Phelan story gone way too far now -...
Forum: General Trip Planning 28 Oct 17, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By jdybnsn
Here's a curved ball... how about Bermuda since...

Here's a curved ball... how about Bermuda since you are aiming to go in the Summer months (its weather is seasonal) - wonderful pink sand beaches ! Look at the Newstead Belmont Hotel.
Fly to Boston...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,306
Posted By jdybnsn
Resolving Family Conflicts ?

Any Dibber care to share how they have successfully resolved family conflicts ?:(

I am finding myself practically ostracised over the care of our elderly parents. To me its so sad that at a time...
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By jdybnsn
Oh Wow :cool2:...that looks good !

Oh Wow :cool2:...that looks good !
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 17, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By jdybnsn
Patio Heater Recommendations ?

Can anyone give me some pointers for a good patio heater (or even ones to avoid !) ?
Gas or electric ?
Table top or full height ?
Features to look for/avoid ?

Anyone got experience of these...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 22 Sep 17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By jdybnsn
I bought the basic Nespresso in an AO sale 114...

I bought the basic Nespresso in an AO sale 114 plus 50 worth of free pods... however I've been disappointed to find that it doesn't produce very hot coffee (we drink lattes),:(
Forum: General Trip Planning 21 Sep 17, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By jdybnsn
Not quite the US, but definitely explore the...

Not quite the US, but definitely explore the possibility of a short hop to Bermuda - cheapish flights flying in & out of JFK or Boston, and less than 1 hours flight. Great time of year to visit too...
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 17, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By jdybnsn
Just a thought - most car hire can be cancelled...

Just a thought - most car hire can be cancelled in the US ;)

... if you are sticking with a road trip however, I guess you'd need to be looking at east coast resorts. Bare in mind the sea is...
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 17, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By jdybnsn
I'd fly to Grand Cayman - plenty of flights from...

I'd fly to Grand Cayman - plenty of flights from MIA (Cayman Airways & AA fly there) - wonderful beaches and a short hop.

Recommend Sunset Cove for a reasonably priced rental (several private...
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Sep 17, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By jdybnsn
There are plenty of flights per day MIA to GCM...

There are plenty of flights per day MIA to GCM -both AA and Caribbean Airways fly there - and unlike Thomas Cook, both those airlines have permanant staff at MIA that would assist you.:)
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Sep 17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By jdybnsn
You are unlikely to get your booking re-instated...

You are unlikely to get your booking re-instated but you might get some kind of good will gesture if you were ask them ? - try posting on social media to see if they would be willing to do something...
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Sep 17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By jdybnsn
PS Grand Cayman is lovely - we got married there...

PS Grand Cayman is lovely - we got married there off our Disney cruise 10 years next Feb., and have been back since several times.

Hope you get some beach time :wavey:
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Sep 17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By jdybnsn
Is it a Thomas Cook flight by any chance ? -...

Is it a Thomas Cook flight by any chance ?

- if it is don't take it as gospel that they will put your bags all the way through to GC because they told us they would be... but found them abandoned,...
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Sep 17, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By jdybnsn
Would you be entering or exiting the US at that...

Would you be entering or exiting the US at that point ? :erm:
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Sep 17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,623
Posted By jdybnsn
We have been to Jamaica in the Summer (July) -...

We have been to Jamaica in the Summer (July) - accommodation is much, much cheaper then in the Caribbean, as its low season, and we found weather to be great. However we went to Antigua at October...
Forum: General Trip Planning 13 Sep 17, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,623
Posted By jdybnsn
It did occur to me this morning after it was...

It did occur to me this morning after it was reported that Boris Johnson had flown out to "the Caribbean" that perhaps many people wouldn't realise that Barbados is MILES away from the affected...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Sep 17, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,623
Posted By jdybnsn
Due sever indecisiveness on my part :blush: I've...

Due sever indecisiveness on my part :blush: I've been looking at Barbados hotel ONLY prices on & off, over the last 6 weeks, for my dates in Feb next year (doing 2 X layovers on the way to & from St...
Forum: General Chat 11 Sep 17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,683
Posted By jdybnsn
So sorry to hear this :( ...

So sorry to hear this :(

:rose::rose::rose::rose::rose:
Forum: General Trip Planning 11 Sep 17, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By jdybnsn
I think they would love the Gap area of Barbados...

I think they would love the Gap area of Barbados - especially places like the Boatyard. Also try the potholing experience at Harrison's Cave. There's a mini golf (inland), Cool Runnings catamaran...
Forum: General Chat 10 Sep 17, 01:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,367
Posted By jdybnsn
I love our Sealy mattress (same make as those...

I love our Sealy mattress (same make as those used on Disney ships) -however we also use an old fashioned sprung bed base, off an old bed - can't tell you how comfy that makes our bed ! :)
Forum: General Trip Planning 9 Sep 17, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By jdybnsn
Have been to Coconut Bay in St Lucia on a day...

Have been to Coconut Bay in St Lucia on a day pass as it is literally right next to the airport - and so we spent our last day there as we had to be out of our villa by 11am but flight did not leave...
Forum: General Chat 9 Sep 17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By jdybnsn
Advice Maintaining Tiled Indoor Swim Spa & Spa ?

We are installing a small swim spa and spa inside our house.
I am very keen to ensure we get the cleaning & maintenance right as I am very aware of the health risks involved if things are not...
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