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Forum: Pre-Trip Reports Today, 04:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,113
Posted By Gill H
What about getting a HOHO bus?

What about getting a HOHO bus?
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports Today, 02:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,113
Posted By Gill H
Champs Elysee is pretty boring to be honest,...

Champs Elysee is pretty boring to be honest, unless you like stupidly expensive shops.

The Louvre could take a whole day unless you just want to see the outside.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Today, 12:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,568
Posted By Gill H
Mobile For EMH, if you want Big Thunder, go there first...

For EMH, if you want Big Thunder, go there first. If Fantasyland is a priority, do Peter Pan first. Otherwise, go to Discoveryland and do Buzz first. They get the biggest queues.

Not everything...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Today, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I may be in a similar position. Also my system...

I may be in a similar position. Also my system doesn’t seem to like refined carbs these days! So looking for less carby meals.

Also I think since we won’t have DDP, I am more conscious of not...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By Gill H
Mobile That must be recent - certainly since March. ...

That must be recent - certainly since March. Basically though, once you get through security and start walking down towards the entrance, you will see CMs outside looking at people’s tickets to...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Don’t tell me that! I hate the heat. Nov...

Don’t tell me that! I hate the heat.

Nov 2014 it was 22 most days with one day at 25, and a couple of days at about 18 with bitterly cold wind in the evening. It was great for us!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yep, skipped it. Surely anyone for whom it might...

Yep, skipped it. Surely anyone for whom it might be useful (ie terrorists) wouldn’t be daft enough to say they were a regular contributor on letsbombpeople dot com (fictional I hope!)
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We are hoping for Steakhouse 71 on our first day,...

We are hoping for Steakhouse 71 on our first day, the breakfast looks amazing.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,776
Posted By Gill H
Mobile And this is why I love the Dibb. Never...

And this is why I love the Dibb.

Never occurred to me to do this and not sure whether I would, but I would certainly feed back my appreciation for good service.

We flew from Cardiff to Paris on...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By Gill H
Mobile There is a winter one and a summer one every...

There is a winter one and a summer one every year.

Winter tends to be French regions (hot mulled wine, filled crepes, job done). Summer is regions but also international. The gazpacho from Spain...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yes, did it last trip. Works fine.

Yes, did it last trip. Works fine.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Gill H
Mobile It’s Towel Day for the Douglas Adams fans too!

It’s Towel Day for the Douglas Adams fans too!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Could you save them as a PDF on your phone too? ...

Could you save them as a PDF on your phone too? I like doing this in case I lose paper.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 916
Posted By Gill H
Now that the opening of Avengers Campus has been...

Now that the opening of Avengers Campus has been announced for 20 July, prices around that date will probably shoot up.

Worth checking different dates though - maybe August?
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By Gill H
The food festival is in the Studios (which means...

The food festival is in the Studios (which means you can actually eat decent food in the Studios without going to Remy, hooray).

Portions are not huge - it's similar to the Food and Wine Festival...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Gill H
I believe you have to prebook. I think it's...

I believe you have to prebook. I think it's about 16 Euros per person from memory? When you get off the train you have to go upstairs with your luggage and check it all in, and then they take it to...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 May 22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By Gill H
Mobile This is going way back but they phoned me abd...

This is going way back but they phoned me abd asked if I wanted to book a table! We were at Victoria Station at the time!

I think you can email or phone? Not sure, sorry!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 May 22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,450
Posted By Gill H
Don’t forget to use the official site, not...

Don’t forget to use the official site, not ‘agencies’ who charge extra for nothing. Just because it comes up in a Google search doesn’t mean it’s the right one.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 24 May 22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Gill H
They let you in from 9.30 so I would go for that...

They let you in from 9.30 so I would go for that. Queues can be big and security can take a while.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 May 22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Not recent but we always eat in rhe PI Thyme...

Not recent but we always eat in rhe PI Thyme restaurants. The meal deal including free breakfast is good.

Worth booking a table as they can get busy.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 May 22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We are looking at Tiffany Towncar. No experience...

We are looking at Tiffany Towncar. No experience of it but reviews are good,
Forum: Accommodation 24 May 22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Sofitel is £170 odd for our dates so I think we...

Sofitel is £170 odd for our dates so I think we will snap that up. We don’t drive and like the idea of walking to the airport from the hotel. Also like the sound of doing bag drop at the hotel.
...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 May 22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,450
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Ooh, good question! I guess Mickey Mouse is the...

Ooh, good question! I guess Mickey Mouse is the wrong answer…
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 24 May 22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Oh definitely, SL is still in the queue for its...

Oh definitely, SL is still in the queue for its big refurb!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 24 May 22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Gill H
Mobile The recently refurbed hotels have at least one...

The recently refurbed hotels have at least one (and some USB ports) but best to bring an adaptor.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 May 22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,799
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Maybe not recent but certainly brought in since...

Maybe not recent but certainly brought in since our last trip in 2014. Back then we did EMH on every day it ran - it was a full hour (at one park each day) and all rides were open. OK, so World...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 May 22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We would be staying at a hotel the night before,...

We would be staying at a hotel the night before, but looking at Sofitel so we can walk between the hotel and the terminal. The fact that you can do bag drop at the hotel is a bonus too.

Still...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 May 22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 54,532
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Just priced up for July - 2 nights in Cheyenne...

Just priced up for July - 2 nights in Cheyenne for less than £800 including 3 days’ tickets.

We had 18 degrees in March with beautiful sunshine, no coats. All rides 10 minute wait. I hate heat,...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 May 22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 54,532
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Apples and oranges. Our last DLP trip had...

Apples and oranges. Our last DLP trip had beautiful weather, low crowds and cost less than £700 for flights, accommodation and tickets. The 30th anniversary castle show is breathtaking and the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 May 22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 54,532
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Fortunately I grew up in the 70s when foreign...

Fortunately I grew up in the 70s when foreign holidays were completely out of the reach of most people, myself included. I regard them as a luxury rather than a necessity.

Don’t get me wrong,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 May 22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Where did you have problems? We were...

Where did you have problems?

We were thinking of loading it up for our food budget while staying at Disney, and linking our Clarity card to the room for other purchases. Hoping that would avoid...
Forum: TV and Film 24 May 22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I love the tagline “Not every god has a plan”!

I love the tagline “Not every god has a plan”!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 May 22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,159
Posted By Gill H
Assistance at Paddington is excellent. Used it...

Assistance at Paddington is excellent. Used it for my parents several times. Lovely staff who really pull out all the stops.

I don’t recommend the pub at Paddington though. Overcrowded,...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 May 22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Anyone done the air coach from Reading? We...

Anyone done the air coach from Reading?

We are in South Wales now so could do train to Paddington and either Heathrow Express or Elizabeth Line. (Done the cheaper Heathrow Connect in the past too...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 24 May 22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 257,724
Posted By Gill H
Mobile They don’t, though. Anyone can walk into any...

They don’t, though. Anyone can walk into any resort without a reason to be there, and do all the free activities (except the pools).

Disney want to entice you to come back!

By contrast, we...
Forum: General Chat 24 May 22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,814
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Thanks for this. Will do ours ASAP then! ...

Thanks for this. Will do ours ASAP then!

Haven’t done this since 2014, remind me what info we need to hand? Passport, details of where we’re staying, anything else?
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 24 May 22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 916
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I just checked Sun 17 - Tue 19 July (so 2 nights)...

I just checked Sun 17 - Tue 19 July (so 2 nights) and Cheyenne is coming up under £800.

So if you could get a morning flight out and an evening flight back, you could have a half day, full day and...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 24 May 22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 916
Posted By Gill H
Mobile As above - I really wouldn’t try to go on those...

As above - I really wouldn’t try to go on those dates.

Try for later in the summer, or maybe off season. We went early March and the weather was beautiful, didn’t need coats, the park was really...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 23 May 22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 916
Posted By Gill H
Do you mean park reservations? If you stay...

Do you mean park reservations? If you stay onsite you don’t need them. Or if you buy dated tickets you don’t need them.

However, the dates are not announced yet but that could well be when...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 23 May 22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,799
Posted By Gill H
Certainly new since our last visit in 2014. You...

Certainly new since our last visit in 2014. You got an hour for EMH and everything was open back then.
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