No long-haul... I'm a local now! Pre-Trippy
I expect it my shopping twin :spin: xx September will be here in no time - the year is flying by!! :wavey: It just kinda crept up - I was so late with the report and now I am here!!! (38 replies)
Anyone booked tickets direct with universal
Did you read the 'small print'? :confused2 Even ignoring the fact they'd probably suss you out by your UK address! ... very restricted time window for these tickets: First use of this ticket... (1 reply)
Finally got another countdown after 2 years. Decided 2 weeks in Florida was cheaper than 2 weeks in Spain woo hoo :wavey::wavey::wavey : (New Thread)
Telling DS we can't really afford Universal Tickets
I think you have the delivery price wrong.....? From their website:\ Is there an additional charge for postage? We strongly advise that you use our next day, special delivery option. This service... (57 replies)
All mornings at parks, pretty much. Back to hotel for pool time and relaxing, evenings at restaurants and shows, 3 or 4 park evenings. We're always out of parks by 12 to avoid the hordes. (4 replies)
Game... Keep One, Drop One
Match point (424 replies)
Universal 6pm closing?!
April 7, 21, 28 and 29th according to this............... https://www.universalorlando youth.com/Grad-Events/Grad-Bash/Default.html (12 replies)
Food at the Rose & Crown
I've only ever had the takeaway fish n chips which were fab but never eaten in (6 replies)
Got new Magic bands
Does anyone know where you can get the puck holders, and what they look like? (12 replies)
Hotel in Tampa with free shuttle to Busch- any recommendations?
We've stayed twice at the Wingate by Wyndham which has a free shuttle service. You either give them a pick up time or ring them when you want to be picked up. (3 replies)
Water parks in November?
We were due to visit Blizzard beach on 11th November 2014 but was rained off, so we went back a few days and wished that we hadn't. It was PERISHING. The CM's were in big bomber jackets and said we... (6 replies)
Thanks for the ideas (2 replies)
"Tom and Sophie"
Same here. Too much talking in the car and over-usage of the word "like". We used to love watching them but got a bit bored of their videos recently (34 replies)
Universal for 1 night - worth it?
We arrive at MCO on 22/8 and are booked for 14 nights Onsite at Disney from 24/8. The original plan was two nights at Rosen Pointe with a trip to Kennedy on the 23rd. I'm now tempted to book a... (New Thread)
Anyone with an ileostomy
Bump this tomorrow and hopefully you will get lots of helpful replies. But well done for your attitude and good luck after your operation, stay strong and have a great holiday ☺ (6 replies)
Can you buy fast passes for IOA or US
I've not booked yet - but prices seem cheapest at Hard Rock! X (11 replies)
Cirque Du Soleil from Thomson £23.40?
Thankyou so much for the heads up this is a brilliant offer. Just booked for September :) (188 replies)
Breaking csr news!
Exactly! It is making for a worrisome time for people who were looking forward to their trips and it must massively limit Disney's ability to look after/move guests whose stays will be affected. ... (20 replies)
Official confirmation from Universal re: Explorer tickets activation before May 25th
I really can't see the point of Universal trying to withhold information when it does nothing but annoy customers who have spent a fortune to attend the parks. (17 replies)
Busch gardens hotel advice
Weve stayed at the Wingate by Wyndham twice, which is 5 mins away and has a free shuttle service. (8 replies)
Happy Birthday Bellemum, andyjwheeler, Emmyt
3 members that we know of are celebrating their birthday on 20 Feb 17: -Bellemum (born in 1969, Age: 48) -andyjwheeler (born in 1973, Age: 44) -Emmyt (born in 1991, Age: 26) ... (New Thread)
Uber Guide, Tips & FAQs
Anyone had experience using uber late at night? (after midnight?) Wondering whether I could use it reliably after MNSSHP. (326 replies)
Mick and Joan
Congratulations have a good trip x (68 replies)
How low would you go?
I would admit to having got this figure wrong but in the new world order it's just an alternative truth :d::d: (23 replies)
API for virgin
Not anymore. Since the website changes you can no longer enter your API until OLCI. -Steve (7 replies)
Oooh! :erm: I can just imagine a film scene in that deserted Grand Floridian foyer. Mind you, an empty Main Street and no crane by the castle if you want a photo! :pgig::pgig: (17 replies)
Sat nav from US
We have a Tom tom and have bought US maps for it (4 replies)
DVC AKV 80 points to rent at £8.00 per point
PM sent :wave: (2 replies)
looking for a villa
Hello I am looking for a villa for 2 golfers , looking for minimum 2 double bedrooms and must have wifi, location not a problem as we are only there to play golf. the dates are arrive 1/11/2017... (New Thread)
Landing late evening at LAX?
Traffic will be building up before 8am..I was told by a local it starts as early as 5am in the week . (4 replies)
Easter or august??
Maybe a little busier at Easter but not enough to be an issue to us. Weather wise not great to be honest, we got delayed flying in due to a thunderstorm then the first 4 or 5 days was so hot, no... (8 replies)
Busch Garden Info
busch gardens was one of our favourite days. be warned you do get there quite late on the free bus but tbh it was so quiet when we were there midweek in february. no queues for anything apart from... (13 replies)
Menu for Mother's Day
Can't beat a nice beef wellington! Eton Mess is nice as a dessert (blueberries are nice in it too), or there was a recipe on Facebook the other day for gin and tonic cheesecake. (2 replies)
Everything done now just car hire
Hello all. So holiday now all been payed off ESTAS all done (tonight) all passed. Now the search for a hire car has started. Ive been looking at Alamo brits and have by far come up with the best... (New Thread)
Nearly ADR Day
Thanks .... that's just such a pain as I'm off to Dublin on Thursday and wanted it all sorted !!! (2 replies)
Places to eat in or around Cocoa Beach
Was just saying it was in Titusville in case OP was looking for it in Cocoa. (9 replies)
anybody looking to fly 29th October?
I had a spreadsheet showing what we were doing each day last year. This time not really sure what we are doing yet. The second week we are doing a cruise, the first week is undecided yet. We aren't... (26 replies)
2nd once in a lifetime.....
Well I know I'm going... with or without DW and the kids :D:pgig: (4 replies)
Using Santander card in USA
Always use my Santander Zero card when abroad, zero charges, zero currency loading. Exchange rate is always quite close to what xe.com states. I use it for card purchases and ATM withdrawals.... (6 replies)
Encore Club @ Reunion Resort
There are 35,000 villas in the Orlando tourist area. (5 replies)
We have miles and free upgrade to use and are planning on going away in November time. There has been no availability at all to use miles to MCO in any class but plenty of availability for Miami for... (11 replies)
AVIOS for theme park tickets
I used AVIOS for Disney park tickets in 2013, tickets were inflated but AVIOS are free so why not. I struggle with reward flights as we're in school holidays, so use AVIOS for tickets or car hire. (3 replies)
AVIS at Tampa
Do you know whether Avis have the swap line or upgrade line as at MCO? Also I believe if you are a preferred club member you collect keys in the baggage claim area, rather than the main desk... (3 replies)
Pixie Dust Postcards
Glad to see it arrived we love doing these (3 replies)
Bubba Gumps London, any recommendations?
I feared as much. Unfortunately the show starts 7.30 and we won't get there till at least 5.15 so don't want an elaborate meal as we won't have loads of time. Any other ideas round there? Don't... (12 replies)
Which London show?
Loved The Lion King and Wicked. Was pretty underwhelmed by Aladdin. The Genie was fantastic and totally stole the show but we found the rest of the show to be pretty lacklustre. (19 replies)
Maybe worth keeping a check on Virgin Holidays flydrive prices, they are really up and down in price from day to day for late October and have been a lot cheaper than Virgin Atlantic. Hope they find... (2 replies)
SpaceX Launch from Pad 39A KSC today
We watched from the beach to day the boom a few minutes later was amazing (9 replies)
Really annoyed..should I have ignored it
I lied, we have 4 inside a 20 min drive (119 replies)
What camera do you take to WDW?
Which model please? They're pricier than I was looking at but if its a good camera I could probably stretch a little :) (10 replies)
Council tax (Scotland)
They base it on what it would have been worth in 1991. (14 replies)
On the road to Celebration(with a bit of Disney thrown in!)March/April Pre-trip
Looking forward to your trip report :wavey: (1 reply)
Alternative to Staring Rolls?
That's good to know, I will mark that down. Thank you. (2 replies)
Yayy! Finally booked again!
I think I'm going to buy a new Magicband at Disney Springs. We're looking to book into a Little Mermaid room overnight though. :) (26 replies)
Vegas Suite Hotels
You won't be disappointed :spin: we had 2 X1 bed suites when we went for DD's 21st they are huge. Loved the floor to ceiling windows in the lounge and bedroom. We used the pool area everyday, did'nt... (26 replies)