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Forum: Special Needs Yesterday, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 49
Posted By wdw-wanderer
If you transfer for any of the rides take a cycle...

If you transfer for any of the rides take a cycle cable lock to chain your wheelchair to a nearby railing - then it will be waiting for you on your return!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 25 Jun 19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,562
Posted By wdw-wanderer
On my recent flight the tray contained Jacobs...

On my recent flight the tray contained Jacobs club biscuits, cheese crackers, Wispa bars, Timeout biscuits, crisps, Skittles and small jelly sweets.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Jun 19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,265
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Starbucks coffee misto for me! I find it more...

Starbucks coffee misto for me! I find it more refreshing.
Forum: Accommodation 14 Jun 19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Stayed there last Sunday - it was fine. Clean,...

Stayed there last Sunday - it was fine. Clean, comfy room, no issues with the shower and the buffet breakfast had plenty of choice. A large group of Japanese school pupils were staying there and they...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 12 Jun 19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I think it depends what youre planning to do...

I think it depends what youre planning to do when ashore. I took a small amount of krone for Denmark & Norway but used a credit card for more expensive purchases. I changed any unused krone on the...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Jun 19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Washington, Philadelphia and the historic area...

Washington, Philadelphia and the historic area around Virginia & Pennsylvania are great areas if youre interested in colonial times and the civil war sites. I spent about 10 days touring round -...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Jun 19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Booking will open at 7.00am eastern standard...

Booking will open at 7.00am eastern standard time, which will be 12 noon on this side of the pond.
Forum: Special Needs 8 Jun 19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,547
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Think kiosk is misleading - Ive seen a cast...

Think kiosk is misleading - Ive seen a cast member with an ipad standing under a parasol with a sandwich board saying Parent/baby swap, DAS return times next to them. One was on the bridge in HS...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 3 Jun 19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 987
Posted By wdw-wanderer
The Carters & oshKosh stores are quieter at the...

The Carters & oshKosh stores are quieter at the Buena Vista Factory outlet. I always buy pyjamas for the grandchildren when I go and they have some lovely items for small babies.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Jun 19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I wondered if the wagons had been banned for...

I wondered if the wagons had been banned for security reasons? It must be harder inspect them (plus all the pockets at each end!) than a normal stroller as they never seemed as wide as the double...
Forum: General Trip Planning 1 Jun 19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I needed to send a couple of emails in order to...

I needed to send a couple of emails in order to obtain a refund on our extra legroom seats in February when we were offered seats in premium economy at the airport. Staff there assured us we would be...
Forum: General Trip Planning 29 May 19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I would suggest taking an old swimming costume as...

I would suggest taking an old swimming costume as the water (plus its salts) absolutely ruins swimwear and fades the colours.
Forum: General Chat 27 May 19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,049
Posted By wdw-wanderer
How about effect and affect? Theyre often...

How about effect and affect? Theyre often misused/confused.
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 May 19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 821
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Ive always fancied seeing the Brand Museum at...

Ive always fancied seeing the Brand Museum at Notting Hill for a touch of nostalgia - its on my bucket list. Maybe more suited to older children though.
Forum: Special Needs 21 May 19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By wdw-wanderer
You can obtain one in advance of your visit which...

You can obtain one in advance of your visit which will be posted to you - there are lots of details on the special needs thread.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 May 19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Its been like that the last couple of times...

Its been like that the last couple of times weve flown from Sanford & was still closed at Easter. I think thats now the executive part for paying guests rather than the TUI passengers!
Forum: General DVC Discussion 19 May 19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,075
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I think the path between WL and Fort Wilderness...

I think the path between WL and Fort Wilderness campground is closed at present due to the construction of the new Reflections resort at River Country. You do see runners jogging past when waiting at...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 19 May 19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,075
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Id describe Boulder Ridge as homely - Ive a...

Id describe Boulder Ridge as homely - Ive a soft spot for Wilderness Lodge and it really is magical at Christmas. depends if smart & sophisticated is more your scene! OKW is my least favourite...
Forum: Special Needs 17 May 19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 56,643
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I think the issue here is that the wheelchair...

I think the issue here is that the wheelchair symbol on UK blue badges is in a hologram rather than a plain printed version, and for some reason officials in Florida say they cant see it clearly...
Forum: Accommodation 12 May 19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By wdw-wanderer
It used to be Casitas, Ranchos, Cabanas, main...

It used to be Casitas, Ranchos, Cabanas, main entrance for the park buses, but the Disney Springs bus went the other way round. May change when the new tower opens?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 May 19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I think it used to be 2,3,4,1 so it reached the...

I think it used to be 2,3,4,1 so it reached the front desk area last, apart from the Disney Springs bus which went the other way round. It might all change when the new tower opens as I believe the...
Forum: Guest Services 9 May 19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By wdw-wanderer
MDE Tech help

Does anyone have a phone number to call for technical help with MDE & fastpass issues? Preferably an 0800 one!
Forum: General Chat 4 May 19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,525
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Please could you count me in too?

Please could you count me in too?
Forum: Accommodation 28 Apr 19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,185
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Ive a feeling that WL shares buses with the...

Ive a feeling that WL shares buses with the Contemporary, and GF and Polynesian share. Beware when getting a bus back from Disney Springs - many guests (especially youth groups!) catch a bus to the...
Forum: Accommodation 19 Apr 19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By wdw-wanderer
There are still bunk beds at Wilderness Lodge -...

There are still bunk beds at Wilderness Lodge - is there availability for your dates?
Forum: Accommodation 16 Apr 19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Not sure of your dates, but at times large youth...

Not sure of your dates, but at times large youth groups stay at POR and that makes the buses really crowded. Havent seen any at FQ though.
Forum: Accommodation 15 Apr 19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I think Wilderness Lodge still has bunk bed rooms...

I think Wilderness Lodge still has bunk bed rooms - Ive got one booked for later in the year!
Forum: General Trip Planning 15 Apr 19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Id add Crater Lake to the list of must-dos,...

Id add Crater Lake to the list of must-dos, though its a bit further south.
Forum: Special Needs 15 Apr 19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I thought they lasted 60 days?

I thought they lasted 60 days?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Apr 19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Exit the terminal, go over the crosswalk into...

Exit the terminal, go over the crosswalk into another building straight in front of you and the TUI office is immediately on your right.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Apr 19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I thought they used Dreamliners on Florida...

I thought they used Dreamliners on Florida routes, but I may be wrong.
Forum: General Trip Planning 4 Apr 19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Isnt the Monument currently closed? Think they...

Isnt the Monument currently closed? Think they are renovating the elevator.
Forum: General Chat 4 Apr 19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,398
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Spare undies should your main case go missing!

Spare undies should your main case go missing!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Apr 19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By wdw-wanderer
This ride is an exception - it does open at...

This ride is an exception - it does open at 9.00am, not 11.00am. Just power walk past Mexico!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Apr 19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,458
Posted By wdw-wanderer
One possible solution - find a space where the...

One possible solution - find a space where the corridor widens out and park the ECV there overnight to charge it, remembering to take the key with you! On our last trip to WL we noticed that one...
Forum: General Chat 1 Apr 19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Try Accuweather.com

Try Accuweather.com
Forum: General Chat 28 Mar 19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By wdw-wanderer
I used to love the bars of Cadbury chocolate with...

I used to love the bars of Cadbury chocolate with a Turkish delight filling - Frys just isnt the same! And now Sainsburys has no Ovaltine on the shelves!
Forum: General Chat 24 Mar 19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,428
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Grandma never lived down the day she made a fresh...

Grandma never lived down the day she made a fresh fruit salad and poured in TCP instead of lemon juice!
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 24 Mar 19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Theres also a Premier Inn just round the corner...

Theres also a Premier Inn just round the corner from the new Travelodge. The Premier Inn on York Way is ideal for Kings Cross/St Pancras if you stay overnight in London en route.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 20 Mar 19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By wdw-wanderer
Last month we ventured to the disabled parking at...

Last month we ventured to the disabled parking at HS - you seem to drive round 3 sides of the main car park to get there, but no longer do a tango with the buses. We did notice that the parking...
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