Dear So and So...

Dear Burger King, Tamworth Moto,

Robbing Bastards. £20 for tea one night, and it wasn’t very good. Also, if you advertise a child’s meal and say it includes a toy, make sure it has a toy. If the toys are out of stock, tell us when we order!  Also, when calling the missing toy to your attention, “Sorry we are out of stock, we’d usually offer ice-cream as an alternative but we are out of that too” is really not good enough.

Won’t be visiting YOU again,

*******

Dear Drayton Manor / Thomasland.

You rock! I’m not sure who was more excited to visit you, the boys or me! Everything was clean and the services great. I could have stayed there all day. Oh I did!

*******

Dear Tamworth M42 Travelodge.

I wasn’t sure what to expect from you because to be honest, you don’t have the best of reputations. In fact all I hear at the moment is how crap all your branches are. I was pleasantly surprised!! A great room, clean, as described and a big thanks to Wendy who went out of her way to make sure we were comfy and all was ok.

Credit where it’s due, people!

*****

Dear Tesco Clubcard.

Nice to get a bit back. Your reward scheme is great – we got into Drayton Manor for free, it would have cost £97 full cost. Brilliant!

See you at Xmas for the Exchange (which bought us loads of toys last year)

Nicki

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Dear Family,

Thanks for a brilliant holiday, you are all just great. I’m going away this weekend for a girlie weekend and will miss you all, but can’t wait until I get back! Kids, be good for Daddy!

Mum x

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Dear Esso.

Charging nearly 10p more for petrol just because you are next to the motorway? Low blow people!

Yours in Skintdom,

Nicki

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5 Responses to Dear So & So – The holiday edition

  1. Geoff says:

    Sounds like the majority of your holiday was enjoyable. Should have gone into Tamworth and found a Harvester’s or equivalent. At worst could have found a McDonalds (at least they arent as bad at times) :)

    • McDonalds was the next day, half the price, more food and A TOY! We never go to places like that (ok v v rarely) but Kieran wanted to as it was a treat.

      Grumble, grumble, robbing gits….

  2. Jacq says:

    Have been eyeing up Thomasland. It’s a fair drive from us but we could do it in a day. Do you think there is anything there that would amuse an 8 and 9 year old?
    Jacq recently posted..The Legend Of Uncle Bryan.

    • Plenty! Thomasland is within Drayton Manor itself. Thomasland might be a bit tame but there is a lot of other stuff in DM for all ages. Once paid in you don’t have to pay for anything else ride-wise. We had breaky every morning at Sainsbury and bough picnicky stuff and drinks so no need to “eat in” ie cut the cost A LOT!
      I would definitely take our two at that age. I’ll be doing a post or two on it shortly with pics if that will help.

  3. The letter to burger king gave me a laugh….thanks :) One of my next so and so letters isto mcdonalds ;)
    Jikan (@Jikan) recently posted..been a bit ill…

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