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Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 04:50 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,811
Posted By YorkshireT
New video I just found ...

New video I just found

https://youtu.be/1K7jsgbJbus
Forum: Accommodation Today, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By YorkshireT
You could just rent DVC points in a 1 bed. Not...

You could just rent DVC points in a 1 bed. Not the cheapest option by any means but walking to Disney Springs or getting a boat from OKW etc, or try another resort, Epcot resort etc. Boardwalk...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 412
Posted By YorkshireT
I got the Ronin SC for 275 quid. Its amazing from...

I got the Ronin SC for 275 quid. Its amazing from what ive seen so far and breaks down small as the grip detaches from the top bit, so I can get it in my rucksack with my other gear. But when I go to...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 412
Posted By YorkshireT
Just bought a DJI Ronin SC gimbal for my next...

Just bought a DJI Ronin SC gimbal for my next trip. Had a bit of a play last night. Amazing technology and improves the footage no end. I'll have a few 360 degree roll shots now and smooth as silk...
Forum: General Trip Planning Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I'd rather get 1 way car hire! If you want to...

I'd rather get 1 way car hire!
If you want to see good videos though about getting across US on busses etc, watch Simon Wilsons trip with no money on Youtube- although he does bag a private jet for...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 13 Nov 19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,422
Posted By YorkshireT
Dr JJ , I also enjoy your reports, but it must...

Dr JJ , I also enjoy your reports, but it must cost a fortune!

I am another moaner on here about the restaurants. I once did some analysis of food prices when I had too much time on my hands,...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 13 Nov 19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,683
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile I tell my daughter who wants to be a barrister-...

I tell my daughter who wants to be a barrister- don't bother, try to get working in Disney as a server.
Forum: Accommodation 13 Nov 19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,118
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile And read this post, particularly #13! ...

And read this post, particularly #13!

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1151733&highlight=Vr360
Forum: Accommodation 13 Nov 19, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,118
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile You risk losing your cash if anything went very...

You risk losing your cash if anything went very wrong. Not suggesting it will, but you've already answered your own question, and you are nervous.

No need for such risk in my view. There's...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Nov 19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,721
Posted By YorkshireT
I had booked with Virgin at Xmas. They cancelled...

I had booked with Virgin at Xmas. They cancelled my flight (I was on the later one) and put me on the earlier one, which had originally been more expensive. I was absolutely delighted.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Nov 19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,683
Posted By YorkshireT
This is a sample from less than 20 people. The...

This is a sample from less than 20 people. The person I spoke to at length (ex hostess ) said some earning $80, 90, 100k a year. She desperately wants a job there but can't get one. Years on a...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Nov 19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,811
Posted By YorkshireT
The no fifth bed I am in two minds about. They...

The no fifth bed I am in two minds about. They have obviously made a concious decision to do that, I think to further differentiate between 1 beds and studios for the points. Also I am sure 5 in a...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Nov 19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,683
Posted By YorkshireT
The tips are ludicrous, and some of the servers...

The tips are ludicrous, and some of the servers are on six figures. I have this from the horses mouth.
I would leave what you think is reasonable. The food has been so inflated over the last...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Nov 19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes for non Hague countries it is more of a...

Yes for non Hague countries it is more of a hassle for sure. I think I remember you posting about it at the time if memory serves me.
Forum: General Chat 12 Nov 19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By YorkshireT
I have had lots- most of them are crap including ...

I have had lots- most of them are crap including Beats which I dumped in the Apple store I was so mad at them failiing to agree to repair them.

These are the best ones I have had for the money,...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Nov 19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By YorkshireT
Thought that was probably case Fudgie, thanks for...

Thought that was probably case Fudgie, thanks for the info- good to know if I ever sell!

Op you also will need to get the tax back.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Nov 19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Yes you need a notary, not a solicitor, different...

Yes you need a notary, not a solicitor, different things, some solicitors are notaries (relatively few solicitors are notaries but most notaries are solicitors if that makes sense, and it will be...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Nov 19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile We eat offsite and much more quick serve. I'm...

We eat offsite and much more quick serve.
I'm going at Xmas and have booked Yak and Yeti for Xmas lunch which we will do, Ale and Compass, the Chinese in Epcot, the Wave and Jungle Navigation.
At...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Nov 19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By YorkshireT
1. You need a notary. Search online, there will...

1. You need a notary. Search online, there will be one near you. Some, but few nowadays, solicitors are notaries.
2. I reckon about 100 tops, should be less as it's five minutes work.

You don't...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Nov 19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,811
Posted By YorkshireT
99 out of 100- it must be very good indeed. Take...

99 out of 100- it must be very good indeed. Take it you never want an old room again then Tom.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 11 Nov 19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,014
Posted By YorkshireT
Resort 2020 Dues 2019...

Resort 2020 Dues 2019 Dues % Increase
Animal Kingdom Villas $7.6685 $7.4355 3.13 %
Aulani $8.3312 $7.8603 5.99 %
Aulani (Subsidized) ...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Nov 19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Definitely one of the Epcot resorts, particularly...

Definitely one of the Epcot resorts, particularly if you like somewhere to walk.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 11 Nov 19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By YorkshireT
Good point- this is how I see it: 1) Cash...

Good point- this is how I see it:

1) Cash booking- DVC can charge what they want as they enter into a separate contract with a retail purchaser. They can say they will charge for breathing the air...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 11 Nov 19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,811
Posted By YorkshireT
Sorry to hear this Jill. I love SSR but this is...

Sorry to hear this Jill. I love SSR but this is why I won't stay until I am guaranteed a refurb. They took way too long to refurb DVCs generally and many are run down before refurb, but SSR seems to...
Forum: General Chat 11 Nov 19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Clinton should have shifted into online, direct...

Clinton should have shifted into online, direct delivery cards, fresh flowers etc. It's exactly like it was 30 years ago in a declining market selling products largely for another period.
If I do...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Nov 19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,495
Posted By YorkshireT
Book villas on Homeaway - on credit card as well,...

Book villas on Homeaway - on credit card as well, then you have double protection.
Unfortunately there are a lot of people out there who will take your money, and not deliver or deliver a sub par...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 11 Nov 19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,819
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile And again, I'd rather be at my desk in a (still)...

And again, I'd rather be at my desk in a (still) rainy Leeds. Must be awful what you are putting up with.
Forum: General Chat 10 Nov 19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,462
Posted By YorkshireT
That is lucky, wish we did. Perfect time to go.

That is lucky, wish we did. Perfect time to go.
Forum: General Chat 10 Nov 19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,462
Posted By YorkshireT
May half term is just a week so doesnt tend to...

May half term is just a week so doesnt tend to shoot up in price like summer as you have to take kids out of school for a week- not an option with older kids. Also flying out one London airport and...
Forum: Christmas 10 Nov 19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By YorkshireT
Hai Karate was mine. Bonus was it kept...

Hai Karate was mine.

Bonus was it kept mosquitos away.
Forum: Accommodation 10 Nov 19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,817
Posted By YorkshireT
Basically for a 1 bed double the cost, for a 2...

Basically for a 1 bed double the cost, for a 2 bed even more. Youd need around 600 points for a 2 bed for a fortnight every year so it gets very pricey to buy in enough for 2 beds every year.

You...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Nov 19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By YorkshireT
Ive stayed in San Destin- very nice rented a...

Ive stayed in San Destin- very nice rented a house off a guy who is running the NASA Mars rocket programme, had a golf cart with it to get around San Destin which has lots of restaurants and a...
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By YorkshireT
If you get a conservatory buy one of the high...

If you get a conservatory buy one of the high tech glass roofs and put underfloor heating in. The roofs are quite pricey though, our roof alone when we had it replaced was about 6.5K. Well worth it...
Forum: Accommodation 9 Nov 19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By YorkshireT
I went for a mooch in summer, having booked it...

I went for a mooch in summer, having booked it and then swapped for Aventura.
The hotel itself is really nice, its a bit utilitarian in the way it is built but its done well.
I cannot comment on...
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,934
Posted By YorkshireT
Yes they do the NYC flights from Leeds from late...

Yes they do the NYC flights from Leeds from late October.

Lets hope they do MAN to MCO, that would be great.

Good to see such a local company doing so well.
Forum: Accommodation 9 Nov 19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,817
Posted By YorkshireT
Well worth considering buying DVC you know if...

Well worth considering buying DVC you know if prices keep going up. You can get SSR or OKW resale for under $100 a point. If you stay in studios, for about 200 points a fortnight so about 16000...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 8 Nov 19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By YorkshireT
Beach Club or Boardwalk, not for whats there but...

Beach Club or Boardwalk, not for whats there but because you can walk into World showcase and eat at places such as Japan, Morocco and the new BBQ.
Forum: General DVC Discussion 8 Nov 19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By YorkshireT
Ah OK, good reason!

Ah OK, good reason!
Forum: General DVC Discussion 8 Nov 19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Why bother for DVC?

Why bother for DVC?
Forum: General DVC Discussion 7 Nov 19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,811
Posted By YorkshireT
Mobile Allegedly already running behind and will go into...

Allegedly already running behind and will go into 2021 instead of finishing Dec 2020.
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