Virgin garage side A or B using Alamo
We will be flying to MIA (virgin Atlantic through virgin holidays) so will be landing at MCO on a domestic flight. We have a car booked through Alamo and I have done the skip the counter paperwork ... (2 replies)
Cali Grill Brunch is a 12:40 reservation time too late?
I’ve only been once, but it was definitely a full house. (8 replies)
Beggars have increased the amount they want?
Must admit this thread has made me feel much better. Last night DH and I went to the theatre and there were loads of beggars after the show including one with a dog. I wanted to do something but... (41 replies)
OK...own up...who was it - the sequel
Thank you caj Good morning all (293 replies)
I hate homework!
Totally agree! Additionally, is it any wonder we have stressed out children, when we are asking them to work in school and then go home and do yet more school work! Parents should also be able to... (10 replies)
Mr Tom Morrow
Alamo Premium Car row today
Well done. Good choice to take the Nissan Maxima.:pgig::pgig: For some unknown reason I booked a Premium for Sunday week, I won't be having that so will speak to the Garage Guys. Enjoy the... (1 reply)
Manchester premier inn North or South
They wouldn’t mind sharing tbh, I just want the comfiest option. Has anyone used the shuttle/taxi option from there as we wouldn’t be driving to the airport? It says on website £3pp but just... (5 replies)
Is it possible to stay in San Francisco on a budget?
I booked there when we went a few years ago. It was featured on Good Morning America as a hidden gem in San Fran. I've stayed in a few JDV hotels and I like their unique styles and boutique feel. ... (19 replies)
I go to ellenton every time as not as busy and better atmosphere I feel too . Maybe it’s also due to know hassle parking ( like Orlando) (10 replies)
United flights - Should I change seats?
The ‘twos’ at the back of the cabin are our choice seats - as far forward as possible. I can only remember one occasion being irked by cabin crew parking a trolley next to me for quite a long time -... (6 replies)
Is staying on site Disney quiet/noisy?
Stayed at CBR and SSR - no noise problems at either and I was sticking with UK TZ at CBR because I had to be up at 3am for the Disney 10k. (28 replies)
Can I take my own bread to breakfast??
I need to think about it but re chains sweet tomato - dirty and smelly, stay away olive garden - unlimited salad i-hop - there aren't vegetables in this restaurant, they had egg white omelette... (163 replies)
2018 Yankee Candle Exchange ~ sent/received
Still one exchange to be received. What would we like to see next? I'm up for suggestions/ideas? Stationery (13 replies)
What do you do
The delivery driver opens the door and leaves the parcel, same as if we're not in. (15 replies)
Disney Family t-shirts
Hi - I am trying to convince the family that we should all get those Disney family t-shirts (with 'mum' on the mums t-shirt etc). Not usually our thing (I guess it is not anybody's usual attire... (New Thread)
Flight of Passage - SB wait time?
I didn't realise it was so difficult at 60 days... I might try to get a FP/visit to AK towards the end of our holiday - it might be easier... (19 replies)
Your Friday in exactly 3 words
Last day commuting (343 replies)
Yesterday and today there have been multiple closures - yesterday at opening 7 dwarfs was down for 1.5 hours, Splash for 2.5 hours and Space for at least 3.5. Today I believe Splash and Big Thunder... (6 replies)
disney at primark what have you found?
I’ve been after this for months after seeing it online. Been impossible to get as it sold out everywhere, until today 🤩 https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/64073/b878f0b58a8aae.jpg I also got... (305 replies)
Does anyone else dream of a no-kids-Orlando trip?
We're here now and I've had a couple of moments imagining it without my boys... especially when it was really hot this afternoon and we were back and forwards trying to do sorcerers of the magic... (51 replies)
Best upgrade you have received?
We’ve been upgraded to Club in both hrh and yacht club. :grin: Wasn’t overly impressed by hrh tbh but loved the yacht club. We had an amazing view overlooking the lighthouse and loved the club room. (78 replies)
I trolley & shuttle bus from Rosen plaza
Is that from the Rosen Plaza or from further up International Drive at the junction with Universal Boulevard ? There's a big difference. (2 replies)
kids off school sick medical proof?
From gov.uk: Schools should advise parents to notify them on the first day the child is unable to attend due to illness. Schools should authorise absences due to illness unless they have genuine... (65 replies)
Weekend Activities FPS
I just want everyone to know that if I'm a little slow to answer e-mails I will definitely get to all of them and try looking over them for anything urgent. I am a participant in the run Disney... (New Thread)
Best character meal?
We did the Plaza Gardens character breakfast in May and really enjoyed it. DS2 wasnt at all interested in the characters but they still tried to engage him and went over to his highchair. My mum's... (11 replies)
For a family group, what are the very best 3 beaches in the whole of Florida?
Clearwater has just been voted best beach in America. While not my favourite, it is a great place. (3 replies)
Alamo fuel return.
As you leave the Alamo garage the prices of the fuel options are on the side of each kiosk. Today it was $2.50 per gallon pre paid or $3.75 per gallon if they charge you for it on your return. Hope... (10 replies)
best place for brisket
Have you tried Cecil's on South Orange Avenue? I've been to most BBQ places in Orlando and this is a favourite. It's a one-off, no frills diner. http://www.cecilsbbq.com 4Rivers is good...great... (15 replies)
Disney hotel prices 2019
This thread has been automatically created, because the original thread had over 500 posts. The original thread was located HERE. The first post was.... Please feel free... (New Thread)
Disney hotel prices 2019
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When is your personal favourite time to visit Florida?
I loved September .....can't go September this year so it's going to be an August visit (53 replies)
Contemporary or Beach/Yacht Club
Basically you can't go wrong with either, but very different. And it may boil down to which park you want the easiest access to. Epcot resorts for the Eisner experience. Great Stern architecture,... (22 replies)
Moonlight magic animal kingdom
I'm going end of July and missed them all grrrr. Then again for July they opened 7am EMH for HWS all month. And I'm at BWV. So I'm taking a deep breath, and doing what the Americans do and saying... (13 replies)
Disney US booking site
I think they've tried to crack down on it. Very irritating for DVC owners as it was impossible to book the 5 day ticket online (but it let you book the DVC annual pass). Yes VPN is virtual private... (9 replies)
Official Caribbean Beach Resort Update Information
great post. the current issue is 2 fold 1) some TA and TOs didn't inform people about construction at all! Yep TUI and VA and TC - booked people on holiday here and then they found the dibb... (32 replies)
Norwegian flight changes... again
We are flying Premium 14th August and 1st September. Cabin is still showing 5 rows. (20 replies)
We are the Millers + 1, our first trip with Edith - Day 1
Not need on here much in the last 18 months to a year so my, where did Edith come from, lol! Congratulations she is gorgeous. (8 replies)
Got all my ADR's thoughts and experiences of these?
Are you on dining plan? If yes, go for Biergarten I'd suggest. If paying out of pocket, Via Napoli. (13 replies)
Rome - hop on/off buses
I wouldn't - I love Rome and have found everything walkable as long as you are up for 15-20k steps per day (which is the norm for us on holiday). :grin: (9 replies)
Brett, Jo & Marceline's Festive Adventure - Day 2: Fights, Food and Handbags
Another great trip report is underway! Finding the D and B bags if a lottery- so glad she got the ones she wanted. I had the same with my DVC bag, found it by chance at the YC an drew my Forth of... (57 replies)
If you can only pick one Signature...
Cg brunch was amazing! We also liked cg dinner and yachtsman too. I don’t think my OH would be happy, but a solo trip sounds amazing! 😃 (11 replies)
Your preferred car rental company and why?
Alamo was the pits historically. But since they were taken over by Enterprise, quite a few years ago, they are the ones to go with. Enterprise group of companies has a very good customer service... (148 replies)
Thomson Dreamliner extra leg room seats.
We sat in these 2 years ago well worth the extra few pounds x (15 replies)
Frozen Sing a Long
I was just saying to my wife tonight (I've never seen the movie BTW, my wife and kids like it, and I love the ride for the animatronics) that I thought it was rubbish until the last bit when they... (5 replies)
US & IoA - What do you do to actually enjoy the parks?
It’s worth stopping for :) (26 replies)
Naples hotel choices?
We are staying at the inn on Fifth for 4 nights. We decided against club level as I felt if we paid the extra for it (and it was expensive) we would feel obliged to eat and drink there as it was... (13 replies)
Sky TV Box Sets
Yes you're on the half price offer and savvy with the offers. I find a good trick is when the new offer letter arrives I set a reminder on my phone or tablet for 5 or 6 weeks before it expires to... (8 replies)
Epcot Frozen Dessert Party - May?
Yes it sounds lovely, hopefully we will be able to book :) (4 replies)
FP Booking at 60 days out
Great thank you for this :smile: (2 replies)
Magical express question?
Yes it’s fine. We did it in reverse when 2 of our family had to get an earlier flight home and we stayed on. (3 replies)
180 day ADR rule? Onsite Offsite split
Many thanks. I had misunderstood this completely - I thought we could book 5 days initially then each day on a rolling basis. Obs not ☺️ Presumably the 180+ rule even when staying partly offsite... (2 replies)
Discovery Cove £80 extra pp, would you book?
Hi I am getting around the same price and definitely going to book it. I'm not going to bother with the dolphin swim as have been before and it used up alot of our time in the park. Husband said... (14 replies)
Verandah cheapest of 3 room types
Thanks for correcting me Joa. Ive never booked this way, always chose my own room! So, do peeps that choose the GTY have the ability to request a change if not happy with the alloted room? (3 replies)
Universal/sea world parking
Thanks, its a combined ticket i have as well so i wasnt sure how parking costs worked :/ (5 replies)
Newbie help please
Hello and welcome! First things first....It's almost impossible not to enjoy yourselves at the wonderful world of Disney. Whatever you end up doing you'll have a great time. There are some... (4 replies)