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Well we flew for the first time with Norwegian from Gatwick to Fort Lauderdale in April 2018. We’ve only flown with BA and Virgin before. Here’s what we thought.... BOOKING PROCESS: Good and easy. Same as other flight operators etc.Β  PRICE: Β£800 cheaper than other operators for four of us at Easter (all adult tickets - 15 year old classed as adult) INFO: Good, regular updates. However, our flight...

We prebooked onto paddle boarding through Buena Vista Watersports located on highway 535. It took us about 45mins to find it and allowing for August traffic. Look out for Holiday Inn on the right hand side, the entrance is directly after, opposite the large blue superstore and gift shop. We missed it first time!πŸ™„ We had to check in and sign waivers then off for a 2 minute safety instruction and w...

We'd heard LOTS of bad reviews on Volcano Bay, mainly about them reaching capacity and people not getting in, but it's really not all bad... One of us was looking forward to the day (and it wasn't Steve, Conner or me!!). πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ We already had our tickets as we bought the three park ones from Attraction Tickets Direct which included both Universal parks and Volcano Bay with unlimited entry for 14 ...

St Augustine is located on the North East coast of Florida (above Daytona) and claims to be the oldest city in the US with a strong Spanish history and feel (established 1565). πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ We left at 9am and arrived at 12pm - one stop for fuel and one for restroom and refreshments (had to be Dunkin Donuts!) 🍩 In hindsight we should have left earlier. πŸ˜” We had a couple of Florida-style downpours on the ...

Yesterday we headed out late afternoon to Cocoa Beach after a late brunch at IHOP - the pier is 1.5hours from the villa. We arrived about 4pm and parked in the car park at the pier. During the day there's an attendant taking parking fees which are $15 for the day. As we arrived late, there's no attendant and parking is free. πŸ‘πŸ» None of us are beach goers so couldn't manage a full day on the beac...