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Re: Holidays
« Reply #2205 on: May 04, 2020, 06:04:00 AM »
I am in the same boat
Deposit paid 7/800 quick
Have final payment to pay double that
Iím going in the middle of July
Now here is the thing
Iím hoping itís cancelled as I donít really want to go now and I would say a lot of people are thinking that.
But what if the companyís sense this and donít cancel Iím left that I go eve though I donít want too?
Any thoughts?

Hard to see July hols going ahead . Large groups from all over Europe flying and spending time congregated in a small area then all going home during a pandemic while there is no vaccine..Ryanair just sacked 5000 people becauae O' Leary doesnt see much business this year. Millions of people have paid deposits  Compensation  is a political issue.  Holiday companies will also have to be bailed out.

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« Reply #2206 on: May 04, 2020, 09:22:49 PM »
Booked my hotel for Ibiza in June with Travel Republic, flights with Easyjet.  Am I better to go through the attempted refund process with them or should I just claim on travel insurance?
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« Reply #2207 on: May 04, 2020, 09:24:50 PM »
Booked my hotel for Ibiza in June with Travel Republic, flights with Easyjet.  Am I better to go through the attempted refund process with them or should I just claim on travel insurance?

Travel insurance would expect you to go through companies direct first to get a refund... also youíd lose the excess.

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« Reply #2208 on: May 04, 2020, 11:08:18 PM »
I am in the same boat
Deposit paid 7/800 quick
Have final payment to pay double that
Iím going in the middle of July
Now here is the thing
Iím hoping itís cancelled as I donít really want to go now and I would say a lot of people are thinking that.
But what if the companyís sense this and donít cancel Iím left that I go eve though I donít want too?
Any thoughts?

Hard to see July hols going ahead . Large groups from all over Europe flying and spending time congregated in a small area then all going home during a pandemic while there is no vaccine..Ryanair just sacked 5000 people becauae O' Leary doesnt see much business this year. Millions of people have paid deposits  Compensation  is a political issue.  Holiday companies will also have to be bailed out.

Good luck
That makes a lot of sense, but then again when you see a picture today of a packed flight from Belfast to Dublin it makes you think the airlines wonít care and if the Spanish need to get tourism up and running to save their economy, then would you be that surprised if July holidays do go ahead. 

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Re: Holidays
« Reply #2209 on: May 05, 2020, 09:45:58 AM »
I am in the same boat
Deposit paid 7/800 quick
Have final payment to pay double that
Iím going in the middle of July
Now here is the thing
Iím hoping itís cancelled as I donít really want to go now and I would say a lot of people are thinking that.
But what if the companyís sense this and donít cancel Iím left that I go eve though I donít want too?
Any thoughts?

Hard to see July hols going ahead . Large groups from all over Europe flying and spending time congregated in a small area then all going home during a pandemic while there is no vaccine..Ryanair just sacked 5000 people becauae O' Leary doesnt see much business this year. Millions of people have paid deposits  Compensation  is a political issue.  Holiday companies will also have to be bailed out.

Good luck
That makes a lot of sense, but then again when you see a picture today of a packed flight from Belfast to Dublin it makes you think the airlines wonít care and if the Spanish need to get tourism up and running to save their economy, then would you be that surprised if July holidays do go ahead.
Most European airlines will be insisting on face masks on board and in airports
Don't understand why IAG are not doing the same

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« Reply #2210 on: May 05, 2020, 11:03:28 AM »
Slightly off topic but why are there 120 flying on one fight from London to Belfast? All essential travel?

The irony of ones coming on saying the airport not following social distancing measures while he himself boards a plane? But the brass neck to complain about it but not actually follow your own social distancing!
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« Reply #2211 on: May 05, 2020, 11:14:13 AM »
Slightly off topic but why are there 120 flying on one fight from London to Belfast? All essential travel?

The irony of ones coming on saying the airport not following social distancing measures while he himself boards a plane? But the brass neck to complain about it but not actually follow your own social distancing!

A lot of building sites in London opened up yesterday so I think it was mostly subbies!

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« Reply #2212 on: May 05, 2020, 11:25:40 AM »
Slightly off topic but why are there 120 flying on one fight from London to Belfast? All essential travel?

The irony of ones coming on saying the airport not following social distancing measures while he himself boards a plane? But the brass neck to complain about it but not actually follow your own social distancing!

A lot of building sites in London opened up yesterday so I think it was mostly subbies!

Essential then ?

 Brother is in the building game, not working due to sites being closed. If you are that worried about social distancing why would you put yourself on a plane? Do they think itís going to be just them on their own? So builders going to work in London, the worst place to be, probably all staying in same digs not socially distancing, but hey, get on the Nolan show and complain!
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Re: Holidays
« Reply #2213 on: May 05, 2020, 01:01:58 PM »
Slightly off topic but why are there 120 flying on one fight from London to Belfast? All essential travel?

The irony of ones coming on saying the airport not following social distancing measures while he himself boards a plane? But the brass neck to complain about it but not actually follow your own social distancing!

A lot of building sites in London opened up yesterday so I think it was mostly subbies!

Was the flight not into Belfast?

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« Reply #2214 on: May 05, 2020, 02:00:30 PM »
It was Belfast to London. If people are that upset why not say something before taking off. If you were that concerned for your health then take a later flight

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« Reply #2215 on: May 05, 2020, 03:11:36 PM »
Is the social distancing on the plane not a waste of time with the air being recycled through the aircon anyway ?

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« Reply #2216 on: May 05, 2020, 03:35:49 PM »
It was Belfast to London. If people are that upset why not say something before taking off. If you were that concerned for your health then take a later flight

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« Reply #2217 on: May 05, 2020, 03:36:43 PM »
Is the social distancing on the plane not a waste of time with the air being recycled through the aircon anyway ?

aircraft filters stop viruses, you will probably get it directly.
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Re: Holidays
« Reply #2218 on: May 05, 2020, 05:12:44 PM »
Is the social distancing on the plane not a waste of time with the air being recycled through the aircon anyway ?

aircraft filters stop viruses, you will probably get it directly.
Who told you that one?

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« Reply #2219 on: May 05, 2020, 11:45:34 PM »
Is the social distancing on the plane not a waste of time with the air being recycled through the aircon anyway ?

aircraft filters stop viruses, you will probably get it directly.
Who told you that one?

Feckin' scientists
https://www.who.int/ith/mode_of_travel/tcd_aircraft/en/
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