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Forum: General Chat 10 Aug 20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,408
Posted By jocat
My son was the same, in that he didnt want to go...

My son was the same, in that he didnt want to go to university and got a 3 year finance apprenticeship with a local company. He spent the first two years learning a variety of roles within the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Jun 20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By jocat
I would expect her employers to carry out a risk...

I would expect her employers to carry out a risk assessment and discuss it with her. Weve made Occupational Health referrals for some of our employees with health conditions. Weve then looked at...
Forum: General Chat 10 May 20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 30,283
Posted By jocat
I am so sorry to read your awful news. Its just...

I am so sorry to read your awful news. Its just absolutely heartbreaking.

My thoughts are with you and your family. Xx
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 6 May 20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,179
Posted By jocat
I requested a refund too for our cruise on 5th...

I requested a refund too for our cruise on 5th April, which was cancelled mid March, and was initially told it would be paid within 30 days. We booked through an agent though, so assumed wed have to...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 26 Apr 20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By jocat
Thank you. Found theyd also got multipacks of...

Thank you. Found theyd also got multipacks of the large Carex Antibacterial Hand Gel so bought that instead - theyll come in very handy at the school where I work.
...
Forum: General Chat 5 Apr 20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By jocat
Definitely to see my daughter and granddaughter...

Definitely to see my daughter and granddaughter. Im missing cuddles massively. 😢 Video calling several times a day just isnt the same. Its made me really feel for those people who dont live close...
Forum: General Chat 5 Apr 20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,767
Posted By jocat
We were supposed to be leaving Fort Lauderdale...

We were supposed to be leaving Fort Lauderdale today, to begin a 12 night cruise around the Caribbean. We came to terms with the knowledge that we wouldnt be going a few weeks ago, but as per this...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Apr 20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,323
Posted By jocat
Thank you so much. Really appreciate you taking...

Thank you so much. Really appreciate you taking the time to answer questions. :thumbs-up It wasnt something I wanted to bother ringing about, at a time others calls are more urgent.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Apr 20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,323
Posted By jocat
I was supposed to fly on Friday, so obviously my...

I was supposed to fly on Friday, so obviously my flights were cancelled. I have been issued with a refund for the flights and hotel, but wondered what happens about seat selection payments. I paid...
Forum: Positivity Forum 30 Mar 20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,202
Posted By jocat
Just brilliant Louise! :D

Just brilliant Louise! :D
Forum: General Chat 29 Mar 20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,051
Posted By jocat
Happy birthday! 🎉🎂🍾 Itll certainly be memorable!...

Happy birthday! 🎉🎂🍾 Itll certainly be memorable!

Its my husbands 50th on Thursday. We should have been spending it at a hotel, prior to flying the next day to Florida. Were now putting it on...
Forum: General Chat 21 Mar 20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 67,751
Posted By jocat
Lovely news. So happy for you all. X

Lovely news. So happy for you all. X
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 20 Mar 20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,175
Posted By jocat
Well I never had the cancellation email, but BA...

Well I never had the cancellation email, but BA have refunded me for my flights and hotel.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Mar 20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,730
Posted By jocat
Im in the same position as you. The only email...

Im in the same position as you. The only email Ive received is the one I had today saying my flights are still going ahead. No acknowledgement that were not allow to fly on them! Im hanging on...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 15 Mar 20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,175
Posted By jocat
Did that include your hotel Louise? Im still...

Did that include your hotel Louise? Im still waiting for my email. Can see lots of Dibbers have had theirs now, so hopefully wont be too much longer.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Mar 20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,730
Posted By jocat
No email for us yet. We were due to fly on 3rd...

No email for us yet. We were due to fly on 3rd April and had a hotel booked for 2 nights with them too.

Have also wondered about the seat selection cost - we used Avios points for those, so...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 15 Mar 20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,175
Posted By jocat
Thanks Louise. :wavey:

Thanks Louise. :wavey:
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 15 Mar 20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,175
Posted By jocat
Fingers crossed. We had a 2 night hotel stay...

Fingers crossed. We had a 2 night hotel stay pre-cruise and I cant find out whether that would be refunded on any of my BA documentation.

Have checked the hotel website too and nothing on there...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Mar 20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,963
Posted By jocat
We were due to fly on 3rd April too. Reading BAs...

We were due to fly on 3rd April too. Reading BAs message when I log in, its looking like theyll only give me a voucher for my flights, and that Id have to forfeit the cost of my hotel booking...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 14 Mar 20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,175
Posted By jocat
Mine says the same message. Am hoping it changes...

Mine says the same message. Am hoping it changes soon. :(
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Mar 20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,616
Posted By jocat
I had an email this morning that Marriott were...

I had an email this morning that Marriott were temporarily allowing changes. Might be worth another look.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 14 Mar 20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,175
Posted By jocat
My friend was due to fly to NYC with BA at the...

My friend was due to fly to NYC with BA at the end of the week, and has just had an email to say they will process a refund.

Im being patient. I imagine theyll get round to emailing us...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 14 Mar 20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,175
Posted By jocat
And as we thought, its now happened. Were just...

And as we thought, its now happened. Were just awaiting BAs response to that now.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 14 Mar 20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,175
Posted By jocat
Ours is cancelled too. :cry: We expected...

Ours is cancelled too. :cry:

We expected this to happen, so earlier in the week were considering keeping our flights and still trying to have a different type of holiday. But am expecting flights...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Mar 20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,174
Posted By jocat
I think that were all aware that there are many...

I think that were all aware that there are many people worse off than us, and we feel awful for anyone in that situation. But its understandable that people will be a little disappointed in their...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Mar 20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,174
Posted By jocat
We were going away for DHs 50th. Our...

We were going away for DHs 50th.

Our cruise has just been cancelled (not that its come as a surprise) so looks like well be joining the queue to try and postpone our flights now.
Forum: General Chat 29 Feb 20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,930
Posted By jocat
Lovely news. Congratulations to you both. X

Lovely news. Congratulations to you both. X
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Feb 20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By jocat
Are you travelling to London by train? If so,...

Are you travelling to London by train? If so, there are lots of 2 for 1 discounts available. Weve used it for cheaper entry to the Tower of London in the past, as well as museums etc.
...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 23 Feb 20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By jocat
Were on the Celebrity Silhouette, which has just...

Were on the Celebrity Silhouette, which has just had a refurb. Getting excited now. :spin:

Which ship are you thinking about?
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 23 Feb 20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By jocat
I suffer from motion sickness and was really...

I suffer from motion sickness and was really worried before we first went on a cruise. However I was pleasantly surprised. Our cruise was a 12 night one, round the Med in the summer, and there was...
Forum: General Chat 10 Feb 20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,767
Posted By jocat
All done. 👍 Completely agree. Thats...

All done. 👍



Completely agree. Thats why I work from home as much as I do, but then I think this can add its own pressures, as people start to expect more. Time for a rethink perhaps.
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,478
Posted By jocat
Im another one wholl be 50 next year too...

Im another one wholl be 50 next year too. Havent even thought about what well do yet. DH is 50 this year, so well wait until thats been celebrated before thinking what well do for mine. I...
Forum: General Chat 10 Jan 20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,771
Posted By jocat
Congratulations to you all. Hes absolutely...

Congratulations to you all. Hes absolutely adorable. 🤗

Its a fab feeling isnt it?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Jan 20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,571
Posted By jocat
I think this depends on the school. I work...

I think this depends on the school.

I work in a school and parents request a holiday form from us and submit it. Our Head then looks at the circumstances listed on the request form, as well as...
Forum: General Trip Planning 5 Jan 20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By jocat
We stayed in the Delta too, right next to the CN...

We stayed in the Delta too, right next to the CN Tower. We loved it and can definitely recommend it.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 2 Jan 20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By jocat
Although many people suggested travelling North...

Although many people suggested travelling North to South when we were looking to book, we ended up doing it the other way, purely based on flight price - it was cheaper for us to fly into LA and home...
Forum: General Chat 30 Dec 19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By jocat
We use Snapfish for our canvases and have always...

We use Snapfish for our canvases and have always been really happy with them.

Again, there are always offers on - usually 50% off, but a few times a year they have 70% off certain sizes too.
Forum: General Chat 21 Dec 19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,540
Posted By jocat
Im not a Teacher but work in a school, and all...

Im not a Teacher but work in a school, and all gifts over a 15 value have to be declared.
Forum: Christmas 4 Dec 19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,277
Posted By jocat
Another one here who wanted a Mr Frosty too, but...

Another one here who wanted a Mr Frosty too, but never got one. I also wanted the game Mousetrap. When my own children were young, I bought Mousetrap for them (or me :d:). How disappointed I was when...
Forum: General Chat 28 Nov 19, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,475
Posted By jocat
DS had the hairiest legs out of his friends too,...

DS had the hairiest legs out of his friends too, so I get why your son might feel self-conscious about it. Id buy him a body hair trimmer so that he can keep it to a level hes more comfortable with.
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