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Lake Placid, New York. Pt 1

The village of Lake Placid, New York is situated in the Adirondack Mountains not far from the U. S. border with Canada. Along with Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake it makes up the Tri Lake region of the Adirondacks. Those of you old enoug...
Viewed 1587 times since 10 January 2015.

Thomson Premium Club seating upgrades

If you have ever flown to Orlando or Miami from the UK you will be used to the poor standard of some of the economy seating on offer. Many economy seats on the scheduled or charter airlines are cramped which offer little in the way of space, decent f...
Viewed 2116 times since 9 April 2013.

Two centre stay options

When looking to book a stay in Florida a lot of people do not realise that Florida it is a great location to journey further afield or maybe use the base as part of a two centre holiday. For many years we have been to Florida and also used the locati...
Viewed 1779 times since 9 April 2013.

Travelling to Florida for the First Time?

Once you have booked your flights and villa you need to make sure that you will be able to travel and so you will need to sort out your visa. Most holiday makers will probably travel on the visa waiver scheme and will need to apply for an ESTA, howev...
Viewed 2204 times since 20 January 2012.

All aboard!

So at long last you are on the plane; you will be on board for almost 9 hours so a little preparation is a jolly good idea. Particularly if you have children with you! Firstly, make sure everyone is wearing comfortable clothes; trackie bo...
Viewed 3362 times since 31 December 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 10

After a delay of 36 hours we have completed the first leg of our flight to Orlando, via Gander in Newfoundland. Now we are about to fly down the eastern seaboard towards Florida and Orlando International Airport. We have had a short but ...
Viewed 2086 times since 15 July 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 9

We have finally landed at Gander Airport, Newfoundland after a long delay at Gatwick Airport – 36 hours after our journey should have begun, on this, our first trip to Orlando in Florida. There is a cheer from the passengers as our aircra...
Viewed 2345 times since 15 July 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 8

After a delay of nearly 36 hours we are finally on our way to Florida, for our first trip to Orlando. We can’t believe anything can possibly go wrong after all the problems we have had, and we are feeling excited. We have finally taken of...
Viewed 2233 times since 15 July 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 7

Our much anticipated first trip to Orlando has been beset by problems. Our fight has been delayed due to technical problems and we are already 24 hours behind schedule. But we have been accommodated in the Le Meridien Hotel, and really cannot grumble...
Viewed 2231 times since 15 July 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 6

We should have been in Orlando, but instead we have had to overnight in the Le Meridien Hotel in Gatwick Airport, as our ‘plane has experienced technical difficulties and has been severely delayed. We still don’t know when we will be leaving but we a...
Viewed 2206 times since 15 July 2011.

Flying to Florida with US Airways – Part 10

We have flown across the Atlantic in an Airbus 330 from London Gatwick to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, and thence to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport with US Airways, en route for a special birthday treat – a Caribbean crui...
Viewed 2185 times since 15 July 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 5

Our flight to Orlando has been delayed – so far, just overnight, and we have been sent to the Le Meridien Hotel. Everything has been arranged surprisingly efficiently, all things considered. It is all credit to the airline that they have ...
Viewed 2168 times since 15 July 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 4

Our first trip to Orlando has been going steadily downhill – and we haven’t even left Gatwick! Our flight has been delayed, and its scheduled departure of 12. 30 haS been put back several times. We have been fobbed off for hours with snip...
Viewed 2009 times since 15 July 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 3

We have arrived at Gatwick Airport en route for Orlando via Gander in Newfoundland. It has been a tortuous time so far, and things are not looking good. The monitors tell us that our flight is delayed, but its only for an hour, so we aren...
Viewed 2194 times since 15 July 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 2

After a pretty disastrous start to our first holiday to Orlando, we are finally settled into our comfortable hotel in Crawley, where we are spending the night before we catch our flight to Orlando tomorrow afternoon. After a pleasant afte...
Viewed 5415 times since 15 July 2011.

What a trip this was! Part 1

Our first trip to Orlando could very well have been our last. So many things went wrong that it is hard to believe that only a few months later we decided to go back, and then buy a villa! It just shows how much we love being in Orlando! ...
Viewed 2300 times since 15 July 2011.

Flying to Florida with US Airways – Part 9

Our flight across the Atlantic is over, and we are waiting for our domestic flight to Fort Lauderdale. We have flown with US Airways on our way to pick up a cruise to celebrate my birthday. Friday, September 3rd, 15. 45 Local ...
Viewed 2173 times since 13 March 2011.

Flying to Florida with US Airways – Part 7

We are on our way to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport via Charlotte, flying with US Airways from London, Gatwick. The first leg of our journey is over and we have landed in Charlotte. Having been through Immigration and Customs, we mus...
Viewed 2204 times since 9 March 2011.

All Aboard!

So, at long last you are on the plane; you will be on board for almost 9 hours so a little preparation is a jolly good idea. Firstly, make sure everyone is wearing comfortable clothes; trackie bottoms and t shirts are fine with a couple o...
Viewed 408 times since 5 March 2011.

The Kia Sorento

For the first leg of our summer vacation last year we flew into Miami having pre-ordered a mid/standard sized SUV(4x4) vehicle from Alamo car rental. We were collected at the airport by a new bus system that all of the major rental companies now shar...
Viewed 2550 times since 8 February 2011.

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