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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Oct 19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By WDWfangirl
Not much in the way of breakfast options at the...

Not much in the way of breakfast options at the water parks but counter service food is fine.

You can buy a refillable mug to use at the water parks but we didn't bother. We just filled our mugs...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Oct 19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By WDWfangirl
Just posted on another post about the MK...

Just posted on another post about the MK fireworks cruise that we did on our last trip. Some limited snacks and drinks were included but you could take your own food and drink with you. It was the...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Oct 19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By WDWfangirl
I'm afraid the only comparables from our trip in...

I'm afraid the only comparables from our trip in August were:

WL to Fantasia mini golf mid morning; Poly to WL and the Boardwalk to WL after the fireworks. All three trips were around $10 each.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Oct 19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,990
Posted By WDWfangirl
We did the fireworks cruise on the Seven Seas...

We did the fireworks cruise on the Seven Seas Lagoon and it was worth every penny. There were 8 of us and our guide was absolutely amazing. She knew so much about Disney and the history of the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Oct 19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By WDWfangirl
I don't think there are any restrictions on how...

I don't think there are any restrictions on how late you can enter the parks.

I wouldn't have thought Disney would turn away people who would potentially spend money!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Oct 19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By WDWfangirl
Please don't be put off by not getting a fast...

Please don't be put off by not getting a fast pass for certain rides. Are you able to do those rides in EMH instead?

And don't forget to keep trying just in case you get lucky. We were able to...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Oct 19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,842
Posted By WDWfangirl
As others have said, make the most of your Disney...

As others have said, make the most of your Disney 14 day tickets and your Disney dining plan. There is more than enough to do to keep you occupied.

We've now done 2 two week holidays of just...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Oct 19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,190
Posted By WDWfangirl
Definitely make use of the free water in all the...

Definitely make use of the free water in all the Disney parks. If you must take some of the Robinsons water enhancers with you. We took bottles with us to the parks every day to top up with the free...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 9 Oct 19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By WDWfangirl
My experience in August was the same as...

My experience in August was the same as Tigger48's - hardest to get and longest to wait. we had an 8.10 reservation and didn't end up leaving the restaurant till almost 10pm. Way too late for our...
Forum: Accommodation 9 Oct 19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By WDWfangirl
Jaf's info is still correct. With your tickets (I...

Jaf's info is still correct. With your tickets (I think it is the park hopper 14 day tickets that us Brits would buy) you can get a round of mini golf a day free before 4pm. We played at both.
...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Oct 19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By WDWfangirl
Sign up to kenny the pirates charactor locator...

Sign up to kenny the pirates charactor locator which tells you were the meets will be. For some of the popular characters you will have to queue for 30 mins or so but you can get lucky and be in the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Oct 19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,278
Posted By WDWfangirl
I understand where you are coming from. You've...

I understand where you are coming from. You've planned the holiday of a lifetime and want it to be perfect.

Due to the huge amounts of work that are being done in the lead up to the 50th...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Oct 19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By WDWfangirl
Take a spare pair of clothes to MK and Epcot as...

Take a spare pair of clothes to MK and Epcot as they both have splash areas for children to play in.

Take lots of snacks.

Plan to watch shows when it will be hot so you can take advantage of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Oct 19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By WDWfangirl
Yes definitely avoid parks (at least in the...

Yes definitely avoid parks (at least in the morning) which have morning EMH or morning paid for events as by the time you are allowed in there will already be hig queues for all the headline rides. ...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Oct 19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By WDWfangirl
We did EMH at AK in August. We got to the park...

We did EMH at AK in August. We got to the park about 7.40ish for a 8am EMH opening. We walked straight to join the queue for FOP which by that time was half way towards the path to Africa. We got...
Forum: Accommodation 3 Oct 19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By WDWfangirl
From someone who has only visited all three and...

From someone who has only visited all three and not stayed at any I would definitely go for YC or BC and not Boardwalk. They are all very close by to one another and its a very pleasant stroll from...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 30 Sep 19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By WDWfangirl
for our first trip we took crockery (staying at...

for our first trip we took crockery (staying at CBR) and stopped off and brought cereal and milk on the way to the hotel. This time round friends went to walmart for us and brought us a big box of...
Forum: Accommodation 30 Sep 19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By WDWfangirl
Previously you could only had a choice of colours...

Previously you could only had a choice of colours and if you didn't make a choice before you went then the entire party would have been given grey bands. This year they introduced a limited range of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Sep 19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By WDWfangirl
Having only riden it once in 2007 we rode it this...

Having only riden it once in 2007 we rode it this year (it was closed on our last visit). We all agreed that it was way too jerky.

I thought it was hillarious, not a bit scary and spent the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Sep 19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,250
Posted By WDWfangirl
As a family of 4 we always book a 3 and 1 across...

As a family of 4 we always book a 3 and 1 across the aisle as I like window seats. Although this year on the flight home we booked 4 in the middle. It worked really well for us but unfortunately...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Sep 19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,314
Posted By WDWfangirl
I personally really enjoy planning a Disney...

I personally really enjoy planning a Disney holiday.

But the main annoyance this time round was planning the itinerary, getting the ADRs to fit in with that intinerary and then finding out that...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Sep 19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By WDWfangirl
And be prepared for the tiers to change so double...

And be prepared for the tiers to change so double check them before your fastpass day
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 25 Sep 19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,468
Posted By WDWfangirl
We had a reservation at Chef Arts but just after...

We had a reservation at Chef Arts but just after we ordered our food there was a power cut so we had to leave without eating. Because it was quite late by this time and we had two children we asked...
Forum: General Chat 25 Sep 19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,307
Posted By WDWfangirl
I'm way too excited and obsessed about Disney...

I'm way too excited and obsessed about Disney that there is literally no way that I could keep it a secret from my two. Plus we all enjoy the planning and the run up so any future reveal would have...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Sep 19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By WDWfangirl
So sorry to those who have messaged me, I will...

So sorry to those who have messaged me, I will get round to posting these asap I promise.

And I also have more maps left in anyone else wants me to send them one
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Sep 19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,023
Posted By WDWfangirl
The Speedway cars definitely need to be replaced...

The Speedway cars definitely need to be replaced with electric cars. Space Mountain needs an overhaul and needs to be made a much smoother ride. The shooting system in Buzz needs improving.
...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Sep 19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By WDWfangirl
Typhoon Lagoon tip

When we were there in August there were large queues once inside before it opened where people were held at ropes till opening.

However there is a hidden rope that was practically deserted...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Sep 19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By WDWfangirl
We visited AKL on our last trip (we were staying...

We visited AKL on our last trip (we were staying at WL) and we much preferred WL. The decoration and theme of WL was more our cup of tea. But one thing that would really put me off staying at AKL are...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 19 Sep 19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By WDWfangirl
We did extra EMH in MK the weekend after GE...

We did extra EMH in MK the weekend after GE opened and before Dorien hit and the park was almost empty. We rode everything we wanted with only a 5-10 min queue if that.
Forum: Accommodation 18 Sep 19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By WDWfangirl
I would recommend ATD - great customer service...

I would recommend ATD - great customer service and very prompt dealing with queries. Plus when I called them someone always seemed to answer pretty much straight away without a long complicated...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Sep 19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By WDWfangirl
My two (9 and 7) loved Epcot almost as much as we...

My two (9 and 7) loved Epcot almost as much as we did. This time we didn't do the kidcot stops but in the past we have. Instead we enjoyed trying different food and drinks, going round the shops and...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Sep 19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By WDWfangirl
Apparently there is also a bus from MK to TTC...

Apparently there is also a bus from MK to TTC which I've read about on here which is often a great way of getting back to your car after MK closes as everyone heads either to the boat or to the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Sep 19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By WDWfangirl
My general rule of thumb was to go to the park...

My general rule of thumb was to go to the park with morning EMH if I was prepared to effectively rope drop that park, otherwise we stayed away from that park. For example on our second day of our...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Sep 19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By WDWfangirl
We were there in August and had no issues using...

We were there in August and had no issues using the Disney transportation to get from park to park. It was much better than on previous visits I thought. However if you are time short then don't rule...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 16 Sep 19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,059
Posted By WDWfangirl
Just using Disney transportation - no car

We went for 2 weeks at the end of August and for the first time we didn't hire a car. We relied entirely upon Disney transportation (we didn't leave the World) and a few Ubers to get us home quicker...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Sep 19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By WDWfangirl
DHS new maps

We were there for GE opening and I picked up a few extra maps. Not sure how many off the top of my head. I'm happy to send one to anyone planning a trip who has kids who love looking at them as much...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Sep 19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By WDWfangirl
Unlike other rollercoasters with SM we always...

Unlike other rollercoasters with SM we always keep our hands down as I'm paranoid we're going to knock them against the track and get them ripped off or something as it seems so low in places.

I'm...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Sep 19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,879
Posted By WDWfangirl
I also hate the "stomach going up into your mouth...

I also hate the "stomach going up into your mouth sensation" on drop rides but it doesn't stop me doing the rides as I love the rest of the rides and I tell myself that it only lasts for a second.
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Sep 19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,680
Posted By WDWfangirl
We've just got back from a fabulous holiday at...

We've just got back from a fabulous holiday at Disney staying onsite at WL. Like other posters have said, a Disney holiday makes me feel like no other, it is so special, so exciting, so magical and...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Sep 19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,400
Posted By WDWfangirl
Maybe we were lucky but really don't let the...

Maybe we were lucky but really don't let the comments about transport put you off. The bus times feature on MDE was very useful. I'd check it as we left the room and could decide whether or not we...
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