Florida Trips Guide - Hints and Tips - Page 1
Alternatives to 12 and 15 seater rental vehicles
On all roads heading to the famous Disney Arch Entrance, and indeed, throughout the central Orlando/Kissimmee area, you will see large 15 and 12 seater minivans packed with extended families or groups of friends. Whilst this can be a cost effective a...
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What currency to take to Florida
When you are preparing to leave on your holiday from the UK, what do you do about currency? I expect most of you will say Travellers Cheques. Well, yes they are fine, but you have to pay commission to purchase them and if you buy too many, you have t...
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The best month to visit Florida.
I am often asked what time of year is the best to visit Florida. Well, I decided I would discuss it with you and see if we can get a consensus.
Let us go through the months one by one
JANUARY So nice to get away from the U. K. ...
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Keeping Cool at Walt Disney World
Everyone loves to take a summer vacation, and one of the best places to visit is the theme park capital of the world, in Orlando, Florida.
Summertime, as you would expect in a tropical climate, can be very hot but don’t let this put you o...
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Florida's Natural Visitor Center
Approximately forty miles away from Disney, heading south down the U. S. Highway 27, is the city of Lake Wales, home of the Florida' s Natural Orange factory. This company was founded in 1933 as a cooperative of grower/owners and now boasts over one ...
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Hints for First Time British Visitors
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...
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Saving money for your holiday: clothes and gifts.
So you have already saved a mint on food and have a healthy amount in the piggy bank. Now here are some more ideas.
Commit to whole year of not buying any clothes (but still get new things to wear) How can that be done?
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How to save holiday money on food.
We are living through difficult time; we really are. But you still need your holiday; right? And if you are going away you want to go to Florida.
So how can you cover the cost painlessly? Here are a few ideas.
Forego your dail...
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Why choose Florida for your Vacation Part one
When I first started out writing this guide I thought it would be a tough assignment but once I had got started I managed to get it finished in double quick time as there are so many reasons to vacation in Florida
Let’s face it ...
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Car hire and Driving in Florida
Car hire and driving in Florida
Car hire really is a must when visiting Orlando, although you can get around with buses and other transport it is very limiting.
If you are having a car always make sure you have got your Uk driving ...
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When to go to Orlando
We have been to our villa in every month of the year and are often asked when the best time to go is. I know many guests are restricted to school holidays but thought I would just give an overview.
January - If you are there immediately a...
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Choosing Flights from the UK to Orlando
The age of cheap flights sadly seems to have passed; however, you still have some options to consider when planning your dream holiday to Orlando.
Orlando is served by two airports, Orlando International, and Orlando Sanford. The schedule...
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Visiting Florida for the first time
Visiting Florida for the first time can seem quite daunting. There are many choices of accommodation to start with there are hotels and villas for rent. On this site all the villas are verified so you know when you book one of these ...
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Medical Care on a Cruise Ship
The last thing we ever want to contemplate when on holiday is needing medical attention, but unfortunately, the reality is that, from time to time, most of us will need to seek medical care. However, being on a cruise ship is probably one of the best...
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Preparing for your holiday in Florida
A few tips to ensure you will have an easy journey to your holiday to Florida. First, you must now have completed an ESTA visa form on-line or at a travel agents to be able to gain entry into the USA. If you are taking up a rental car...
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Tips for the Disney Area
Hints and tips in the Disney area. To save on parking at the Walt Disney world parks why not park your car at Downtown Disney, outside Planet Hollywood. Then catch the Disney transport to the park of your choice . It is as quick as parking at ...
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Keeping safe in the pools and water parks
In your villa you will most likely have a pool. If it is private then there will be nobody to look after you so do be careful. All rental accommodations have to have, either alarmed doors and windows leading to the pool area or gates and fencing roun...
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Distances From Villas on Highway 27
Many people ask how near our villas are to the attractions. As I and many other owners have villas on Highway 27 I thought I would give you some idea of distances to the most popular attractions. Villas located in Highway 27 are close to many...
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For Families on a Budget - Disney Marketplace
If you’re looking for a great inexpensive family outing with the children on an off day from the parks, Disney Marketplace is a good choice. The afternoon is the best time to go as it gets very crowded as you get closer to evening. You will find a lo...
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When collecting your hire car at the airport make sure you have a full valid driving licence. Without showing your licence you will not be able to hire a car and no refund will be given. Each member that wishes to drive must be present. If you have t...
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