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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 17 Jul 19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By A&S&O
Universal Studios - still do Meal Deals?

A few years ago we bought the Meal Deal at Universal - get a wristband and eat all day at select outlets.
Do they still do Meal deals? I've found some details on some websites, but think they might...
Forum: Tickets 14 Jul 19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By A&S&O
Upgrading to Disney AP is definitely not free...

Upgrading to Disney AP is definitely not free. You pay the difference between the price of your Ultimate and the price of an annual pass. The value they give for your Ultimate will be the value that...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 5 Jul 19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By A&S&O
Same dates as us! We went Christmas 2017 and...

Same dates as us!

We went Christmas 2017 and did Typhoon Lagoon on Christmas Day. It was cool but pleasant, very quiet, mainly British people there.

I think Blizzard Beach is usually closed for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Jun 19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,708
Posted By A&S&O
We've just booked with lastminute.com. 4...

We've just booked with lastminute.com. 4 passengers 1,569.60, indirect flights.
Outbound 28/3 via Frankfurt, inbound 16/4 via Washington. Including luggage, meals etc.
Forum: Tickets 19 Jun 19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,898
Posted By A&S&O
I don't think you can, you have to upgrade at a...

I don't think you can, you have to upgrade at a park/hotel/Disney Springs.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jun 19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By A&S&O
Netflights - any opinions from people who have booked with them?

We've seen some great prices on Netflights (half the price of booking direct) and we wondered if there were any catches?

Are flights genuinely available when you go to book? Are there any hidden...
Forum: Tickets 13 Jun 19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,185
Posted By A&S&O
If you visit after 6 (I think), then parking is...

If you visit after 6 (I think), then parking is free. We plan to upgrade one evening near the beginning of our stay.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Jun 19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,875
Posted By A&S&O
I guess the offer has ended now. Are they likely...

I guess the offer has ended now. Are they likely to have another before August?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Jun 19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By A&S&O
Has the price gone back up? The Annual Pass one...

Has the price gone back up? The Annual Pass one is showing at $139.99 for us.
Forum: Tickets 2 Jun 19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,898
Posted By A&S&O
Do you know what the discount was for?

Do you know what the discount was for?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jun 19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By A&S&O
Flight and car through Dial-a-Flight (ask for...

Flight and car through Dial-a-Flight (ask for Gary). This is counted as a package, so it is protected.
We book hotel through hotels.com. Not the cheapest, but they will price match and you earn...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 May 19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By A&S&O
Most carriers haven't released inbound flights...

Most carriers haven't released inbound flights yet. Check Iceland Air though, they have released.
Forum: General Chat 22 Apr 19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,810
Posted By A&S&O
No, its completely free for you. You receive 100%...

No, its completely free for you. You receive 100% of the compensation that's due to you.
Forum: General Chat 20 Apr 19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,810
Posted By A&S&O
Another thumbs up for Resolver. You just enter...

Another thumbs up for Resolver. You just enter your details and flight numbers and they generate and send the letters to the airline.

Its all free too.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 15 Apr 19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By A&S&O
We can confirm this. We've picked people up from...

We can confirm this. We've picked people up from the car park - you can hang around for up to 2 hours without paying.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Apr 19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By A&S&O
We go out 7th to 28th August, so are wondering...

We go out 7th to 28th August, so are wondering the same. We've been a few times at Easter and once at Christmas, so are used to crowds, but not heat.

We think that at some point during our stay it...
Forum: General Chat 15 Apr 19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By A&S&O
Same for Hampshire schools. Actually Sat 4th,...

Same for Hampshire schools. Actually Sat 4th, back Mon 20th.
Independent school Sat 28th March, back Wed 22nd April.
Forum: Latest 11 Apr 19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By A&S&O
We went in 2017 and paid around 50 each. We...

We went in 2017 and paid around 50 each. We didn't think it was value for money. You get sweets, drinks, pretzels etc. and see characters in Christmas costumes. Maybe if it was your only visit to...
Forum: Tickets 9 Apr 19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,275
Posted By A&S&O
Precisely. This question get asked so many times...

Precisely. This question get asked so many times.

We can advise how to calculate what the upgrade should cost, but explain that if people get a better deal, then great, but its no guaranteed.

A...
Forum: Tickets 8 Apr 19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,275
Posted By A&S&O
Some people are confused into thinking they can...

Some people are confused into thinking they can upgrade Ultimates Platinum / Platinum Plus quite cheaply because they don't realise that some of the upgrade prices mentioned include a DVC discount /...
Forum: Latest 8 Apr 19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By A&S&O
For Christmas 2017 we got tickets considerably...

For Christmas 2017 we got tickets considerably cheaper from one of the UK ticket sellers. Probably worth checking if this is still the case.

Edit-
Orlando Attractions has tickets for between 76...
Forum: Tickets 8 Apr 19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,275
Posted By A&S&O
Great summary, it should be made a sticky the...

Great summary, it should be made a sticky the number of times people ask this question - is it every week someone starts a new thread?!

You could add that the cost is around 2x the cost of 2x 14...
Forum: Tickets 7 Apr 19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By A&S&O
Also, if you have Magic Bands linked to your MDE,...

Also, if you have Magic Bands linked to your MDE, you don't actually need physical tickets. The tickets and Magic Bands act in the same way.
Forum: Tickets 7 Apr 19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By A&S&O
I never thought of it that way Lizzim, but of...

I never thought of it that way Lizzim, but of course you're correct.

You should already have your order/confirmation number that can be linked with your MDE account. The Magic Bands or physical...
Forum: Guest Services 7 Apr 19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By A&S&O
I think Skyscanner / Kayak are great for price...

I think Skyscanner / Kayak are great for price guides and to show when flights get released. We've tried to book with them and always fail. We've tried ringing the companies that show flights and...
Forum: Tickets 7 Apr 19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By A&S&O
Have you booked your holiday or just your tickets...

Have you booked your holiday or just your tickets through Disney? If just park tickets, can you not just pick them up whenever you want? I presume they are only activated the first time you use them.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 4 Apr 19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By A&S&O
We went Christmas 2017 and went to Typhoon mid...

We went Christmas 2017 and went to Typhoon mid morning - very quiet, mainly Brits. We left for a late lunch and went to MK for the evening, which we didn't find too busy.

We were in shorts and t...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Mar 19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By A&S&O
As someone has said, later August is quieter than...

As someone has said, later August is quieter than early August.

Flights will come available around 11 months in advance, so don't bother looking for prices before then. You can put alerts on Kayak...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Mar 19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By A&S&O
We've been most Easters for the last few years...

We've been most Easters for the last few years. We fly indirect LHR-MCO for around 500 - 550 each. We don't mind who we fly with, we just go with the cheapest.

This year we're going in the...
Forum: Tickets 1 Mar 19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,275
Posted By A&S&O
It does make a difference - if the Cast Member...

It does make a difference - if the Cast Member does it correctly.
For example, if you bought your ticket from a 3rd party company for 400, but the 3rd party bought it from Disney for 350, Disney...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Mar 19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By A&S&O
Dial-a-Flight is always our first port of call -...

Dial-a-Flight is always our first port of call - ask for Gary if he's available.

With any Travel Agent, it helps if you do some research beforehand - find flight times and prices through Kayak and...
Forum: Tickets 27 Feb 19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,275
Posted By A&S&O
Its not necessarily where you ask, as who you...

Its not necessarily where you ask, as who you ask.

There is a set way to do the upgrade, but some cast members don't know how to do it, so they work out their own way. Sometimes its to your...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Feb 19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,775
Posted By A&S&O
Good price. School hols? Direct / indirect ?

Good price. School hols? Direct / indirect ?
Forum: Tickets 26 Feb 19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,275
Posted By A&S&O
Do you get your parking refunded?

Do you get your parking refunded?
Forum: Tickets 25 Feb 19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,275
Posted By A&S&O
But you upgraded to a DVC pass, not a Platinum or...

But you upgraded to a DVC pass, not a Platinum or Platinum Plus pass?
Forum: Tickets 24 Feb 19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By A&S&O
Have you already bought your tickets, its not...

Have you already bought your tickets, its not clear form your original post? If so, you can only upgrade at Disney, otherwise you can buy your AP over the phone or via the internet.
Forum: Tickets 21 Feb 19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,863
Posted By A&S&O
Or to get 14 days of fastpasses - provided they...

Or to get 14 days of fastpasses - provided they transfer them when you upgrade.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 19 Feb 19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By A&S&O
We look at whoever is cheapest and then get...

We look at whoever is cheapest and then get hotels.com to price match. We're happy with their service, plus after staying 10 nights with them you get a free night (to the value of the average of the...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 19 Feb 19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By A&S&O
No, no aircon. We sleep with the windows /...

No, no aircon. We sleep with the windows / balcony doors open. Keep the curtains drawn during the day to keep the room as cool as possible.
Forum: Tickets 19 Feb 19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By A&S&O
We've tried twice to upgrade over the phone, both...

We've tried twice to upgrade over the phone, both times we were told it wasn't possible and we had to do it in Orlando. I don't think they have the ability to do it over the phone - the ticket people...
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