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Forum: General Chat Today, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By AntonyJ
Use them for First / Business Class seats with...

Use them for First / Business Class seats with ANA to Tokyo - we did that for the 2 of us last May.

Yes, you pay 7xx in taxes / fees
Forum: TV and Film 24 Mar 20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,018
Posted By AntonyJ
From what I have read, the only downside with...

From what I have read, the only downside with using the service via the Sky app - it does not currently stream the 4k / UHD material that things like the Samsung TV app does.
Forum: Guest Services 22 Mar 20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By AntonyJ
No the guide comes over the air (aerial) on the...

No the guide comes over the air (aerial) on the TV - if you are talking / channels where 101 is BBC1 in HD. Same on the Panasonic box too if that has the Freeview logo on it.

My guess would be...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 18 Mar 20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By AntonyJ
Tokyo Disney - Shows Coming to YT

Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea is streaming shows until 30 April

Heres the schedule! http://tdr.eng.mg/73e90

Open in Chrome and it will auto translate the page.
Forum: General Chat 2 Mar 20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By AntonyJ
That is on the nose!

That is on the nose!
Forum: General Chat 2 Mar 20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By AntonyJ
Do not tell me this, am off to Stockholm Friday...

Do not tell me this, am off to Stockholm Friday to watch the final of their Melodifestivalen series (think X Factor type series) that picks their entry for this year!
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 25 Feb 20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By AntonyJ
Worth noting this in the article: Do note...

Worth noting this in the article:

Do note this online process is actually more expensive than the price offered at the authorised sellers outside of Japan, by 3,960 to 5,750 depending on the...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 25 Feb 20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By AntonyJ
Buy Your JR Pass Online From June 1st

https://www.timeout.com/tokyo/news/you-can-buy-your-jr-pass-online-from-june-1-and-save-on-shinkansen-travel-022020
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 25 Feb 20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By AntonyJ
There is no reason not to go with the Hilton in...

There is no reason not to go with the Hilton in Tokyo center itself, or the one at Odiaba with the bigger rooms. Would expect the city center one to be pricey, the Odiaba one might be more...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 24 Feb 20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By AntonyJ
We stayed in Shibuya as that was a nice area for...

We stayed in Shibuya as that was a nice area for us - but the room was tiny but fine for us two.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 24 Feb 20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By AntonyJ
Hilton Tokyo Bay has family rooms with bunk beds...

Hilton Tokyo Bay has family rooms with bunk beds / normal beds as I remember.
Disney monorail station is just across the road.
Forum: General Trip Reports 17 Feb 20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By AntonyJ
Salty lychee drink, loved that too and buy it now...

Salty lychee drink, loved that too and buy it now in uk !
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 12 Feb 20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By AntonyJ
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/progra...

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/program/video/hashtagtokyo/?type=tvEpisode&

Try watching a few of these about areas of Tokyo, quite short episodes but informative
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 10 Feb 20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By AntonyJ
The teamboardless digital museum at Tokyo Odiaba...

The teamboardless digital museum at Tokyo Odiaba - my advise is to book tickets before you go and get there as it opens as the queues can be manic!
https://borderless.teamlab.art/

That area of...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 22 Jan 20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By AntonyJ
I landed in Haneda (which ever terminal ANA from...

I landed in Haneda (which ever terminal ANA from London lands in) and was super easy to get the limo bus.

Walk out of Arrivals, walk behind the 40 people waiting for Aunt Edna and on the right...
Forum: General Trip Reports 19 Jan 20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By AntonyJ
Go to Toyko! The 2 parks there are amazing...

Go to Toyko!

The 2 parks there are amazing and the city itself was sooo good, loved it.
Forum: General Trip Reports 13 Jan 20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By AntonyJ
Wowsa!

Wowsa!
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 8 Jan 20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By AntonyJ
Sorry no :(

Sorry no :(
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 8 Jan 20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By AntonyJ
https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china/ent...

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china/entry-requirements
Forum: General Trip Reports 6 Jan 20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By AntonyJ
Loved the light / art museum too - but you found...

Loved the light / art museum too - but you found some rooms we never did!

The flowers and walking musicians - did you stroke them and have them react to you?
There was a flower tiger that walked...
Forum: General Trip Planning 5 Jan 20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By AntonyJ
Any Google Flights Guru's Here?

My partner and I think it might be nice to go to the Dubai Expo 2020 later this year (fingers crossed after reading the news the last few days! ) but only really if "things" align - and we can get...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 2 Jan 20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By AntonyJ
Haneda to TDR area on the limo bus (sorry, it is...

Haneda to TDR area on the limo bus (sorry, it is a coach! ) is so easy !
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 2 Jan 20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By AntonyJ
Is the Hilton at Odaiba any better money wise? ...

Is the Hilton at Odaiba any better money wise?

It is a great location with so much to do, and only a 35 min trip on trains to Miahama
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 30 Dec 19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By AntonyJ
I stayed at Hilton last May and loved it, have...

I stayed at Hilton last May and loved it, have Gold Hilton Honours status and they treated us like kings! The Sheraton is next door and read that people love that too - so which gets a better price...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 30 Dec 19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By AntonyJ
Hunt out thisNatasha on YT - she has done...

Hunt out thisNatasha on YT - she has done several trips to China and her videos cover many / most things you have asked about.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 28 Dec 19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By AntonyJ
We booked via booking.com first of all (not 100%...

We booked via booking.com first of all (not 100% sure was that site - but offered free cancellation) and then waited for one of the Hilton flash sales. When that came out, booked via that and...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 27 Dec 19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By AntonyJ
It was as you put, warm / hot but not offensive...

It was as you put, warm / hot but not offensive. One day it rained for 4 hours but we were on bullet train to Kyoto so did not bother us. One surprise after US, air con mostly used to take edge off...
Forum: TV and Film 27 Dec 19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By AntonyJ
You got to do Tokyo if you can, it was amazing...

You got to do Tokyo if you can, it was amazing and has moved past Florida as my fav park
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 27 Dec 19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By AntonyJ
You will have an amazing time - pretty similar...

You will have an amazing time - pretty similar dates to what we did this year :)
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 15 Dec 19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By AntonyJ
We did May 11th this year and had great weather

We did May 11th this year and had great weather
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 15 Dec 19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By AntonyJ
We stayed in JR Mets Hotel Shibuya - it is just...

We stayed in JR Mets Hotel Shibuya - it is just inside the station at the New South Exit.

Small rooms but clean and lovely staff - if 2 lads over 6 foot can sleep fine in the room, most folks...
Forum: TV and Film 27 Nov 19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By AntonyJ
Have watched all 3 and is just a great show, a...

Have watched all 3 and is just a great show, a new fav!

Plus I learn I was sooooo wrong on the Paris park - i have always had it in for there (never been, holding my hand up) as it "had been done...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 7 Nov 19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By AntonyJ
Web site - never thought, doh!

Web site - never thought, doh!
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 6 Nov 19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By AntonyJ
Actually - lets do same for Narita?

Actually - lets do same for Narita?
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 6 Nov 19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By AntonyJ
Flying into Tokyo Haneda and getting limo bus?

Anyone arriving in Haneda to catch limo bus to TDR area hotels?

Any chance you might take a few pics of what hotel options come up when you buy your tickets at the orange ticket machines? Think...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 31 Oct 19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By AntonyJ
One thing I found, which did not really affect me...

One thing I found, which did not really affect me for reasons will explain, was the lack of places in stations etc. to charge the Suica on my phone, with cash.

Via Apple Pay was dead easy, and saw...
Forum: General Trip Reports 31 Oct 19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,572
Posted By AntonyJ
<<Tokyo Disneyland was our least favourite...

<<Tokyo Disneyland was our least favourite resort
<<mostly because it needs to step forward like Hong Kong
<<and Shanghai have/are, and it was

Wowsa! I was blown away by Tokyo Disneyland / Sea...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 30 Oct 19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By AntonyJ
Interesting - thanks! I had mine on my phone...

Interesting - thanks!
I had mine on my phone and was very easy to use - have great trip!
Forum: General Trip Planning 27 Oct 19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,794
Posted By AntonyJ
The Cafateria! http://cafeteriagroup.com/

The Cafateria!

http://cafeteriagroup.com/
Forum: General Trip Reports 27 Oct 19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By AntonyJ
We are planning another trip for 2022 - 2 days...

We are planning another trip for 2022 - 2 days Disney and then the rest is Tokyo as so much we want to see still in the city. Might add some trips to other parts of Japan, will see.
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