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Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Today, 01:18 PM
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Posted By kk20
Mobile Piece of string really. The plan to reopen could...

Piece of string really. The plan to reopen could well not happen as France is locking down further as the virus bites again.

I wouldnt auto renew personally, afterall what benefit do you get...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By kk20
Kyoto alone made our family want to return to...

Kyoto alone made our family want to return to Japan, that is how much it struck us.

If you only have a couple of days in Kyoto then Nara is a must. We did a yukata hire straight from the statio,...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 9 Jan 21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By kk20
Mobile Not in my experience. Over the years we have...

Not in my experience. Over the years we have been, May half term has been the quietest of all the UK school holidays. Avoid the weekend.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 4 Jan 21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By kk20
There used to be a great channel called OhYeah...

There used to be a great channel called OhYeah Tv. I think it was Scott and Emily, there were loads of great videos but they have all bit a few been taken down. Luckily we downloaded a lot of them...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 2 Jan 21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 495
Posted By kk20
Food wont be an issue. There are lots of small...

Food wont be an issue. There are lots of small places to eat and just about everywhere have plastic mock ups of food outside. Menus have pictures to point to. However, you will struggle if you have...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 31 Dec 20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 495
Posted By kk20
Mobile With only 24 hours I would avoid anything that...

With only 24 hours I would avoid anything that needs queueing for. There is ample to fo. Akihabara has a nearby temple and is a good sight in the evening. Good for the first night.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 30 Dec 20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By kk20
Mobile All the popcorn buckets were plain when we went...

All the popcorn buckets were plain when we went. I would have killed for a stitch one though :)
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 27 Dec 20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By kk20
Mobile We had planned on a 2021 trip back in Jan. I was...

We had planned on a 2021 trip back in Jan. I was on the lookout for flights when covid hit. We decided there and then to postpone till Jul 2022 so im going to start looking for flights over the...
Forum: General Trip Planning 23 Dec 20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By kk20
Mobile I would make sure you have a cast iron money back...

I would make sure you have a cast iron money back plan. We arent planning a foreign holiday in 2021. It will be a year of camping for us, we will be borrowing a camper van and going around N scotland...
Forum: General Chat 20 Dec 20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,956
Posted By kk20
Mobile Ahhh easy. Turbo shandy. Pint of smirnoff ice...

Ahhh easy. Turbo shandy. Pint of smirnoff ice topped up with stella artois. Something in my head vigorously wanted to eacape in the morning. Something from my stomach did.
Forum: General Chat 20 Dec 20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,316
Posted By kk20
Met Patrick Stewart in London after a theatre...

Met Patrick Stewart in London after a theatre trip (unrelated to a show he was in). A really great guy, he was waiting for someone and was happy to chat about the theatre. I think the trick was not...
Forum: General Trip Planning 14 Dec 20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,244
Posted By kk20
Another vote for beacon, subway a short walk...

Another vote for beacon, subway a short walk away.

Central park and museum a stroll away, supermarket over road. Big rooms with kitchenettes.

Edit. Subway does have a lift.
Forum: General Chat 13 Dec 20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,038
Posted By kk20
Mobile It is a wonder we survived. I was obsessed with...

It is a wonder we survived. I was obsessed with jumping off things. We used to jump off the old lock keepers cottage into the canal (at the navigation in Wigan)it was deep but still a bit crazy. Rope...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 11 Dec 20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,118
Posted By kk20
I can technically get an irish passport but have...

I can technically get an irish passport but have never pursued it. Time may tell if I do so it wont help the OH of course.

We have talked about this as one way to get around future restrictions.
Forum: General Chat 4 Dec 20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,789
Posted By kk20
Mobile If you do take the back off, its a good idea to...

If you do take the back off, its a good idea to hoover all the lint from the heater matrix at the same time. Ours sometimes trips a small fuse if we overload it, its quick to reset but we always...
Forum: General Chat 4 Dec 20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By kk20
Well, evil parent here it seems. Our teenagers...

Well, evil parent here it seems. Our teenagers dont get pocket money and their phones are our old cast offs. Galaxy s8 and galaxy note 7. They have PAYG themselves. Money is earnt theough chores,...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 25 Nov 20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,370
Posted By kk20
Mobile It could be full of moved bookings so they dont...

It could be full of moved bookings so they dont need to put early offers out.
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 913
Posted By kk20
Mobile I do feel slightly bad as im AB blood so perfect...

I do feel slightly bad as im AB blood so perfect plasma (majority of my donations has been plasma according to the website)

I did have a look and there was nothing local within a 10m radius. Ill...
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,234
Posted By kk20
Mobile One that has been changed and not left as an...

One that has been changed and not left as an empty cardboard tube.
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 913
Posted By kk20
Mobile I may be unpopular for this but i havent donated...

I may be unpopular for this but i havent donated for about 18 months now. I have a silver badge, so have donated for many years, but all of a sudden the local donation centres started to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 Nov 20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,898
Posted By kk20
Mobile Our school has been compulsory outside of...

Our school has been compulsory outside of classtooms since sept.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 30 Oct 20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By kk20
Mobile FCO advice is only essential travel to France...

FCO advice is only essential travel to France ATM. Enough people may cancel so you dont have to.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 19 Oct 20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By kk20
Travel from UK to CDG does not need a test...

Travel from UK to CDG does not need a test currently. Quarantine on return to UK for 2 weeks though.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 16 Oct 20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By kk20
Mobile Air france have cancelled a lot of scottish...

Air france have cancelled a lot of scottish flights. English flights have moved to charter for a few routes.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 14 Oct 20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By kk20
Mobile Air france flights from EDI bring cancelled

A friend of mine monitors this sorted of thing (flies to France for work) and air france have cancelled a lot of November and December flights out of EDI to CDG.

Just a note in case you fly out...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 14 Oct 20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,278
Posted By kk20
My guess? The virus has not abated in 7 months. I...

My guess? The virus has not abated in 7 months. I doubt another 7 months will change much. The death rate has slowed (in europe) but infection rate is still high. I suspect masks are here to stay for...
Forum: UK Holiday Planning 5 Oct 20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By kk20
We live in the Lakes about half way between...

We live in the Lakes about half way between Keswick and Penrith. I cant think of many places that ARENT dog friendly. If you go to Keswick then most shops (not just pubs) will allow dogs in.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 5 Oct 20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By kk20
We booked with AirBnB. We used our Halifax...

We booked with AirBnB. We used our Halifax Clarity card, it worked in all the ATMs when we were over there and on the Disney website beforehand.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 3 Oct 20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By kk20
Mobile I cannot think of a time we havent taken food...

I cannot think of a time we havent taken food into dlp. In fact, last year we were in the Disneyland hotel and i went to the relay shop for carrier bags of food, security only wanted to know if I had...
Forum: General Trip Planning 2 Oct 20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By kk20
Mobile Turkey on thr quarantine list now. We were...

Turkey on thr quarantine list now. We were thinking about Turkey too (for one last gasp). We had our easter and summer breaks cancelled. Oh well. Into the big disney pot the money goes.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 2 Oct 20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By kk20
Mobile I remember we walked through an arcade/gambling...

I remember we walked through an arcade/gambling den on our search for gatchapon. The obscene wall of smoke when we opened the door had the kids recoil in horror, me and OH juat though we had stepped...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 2 Oct 20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By kk20
Mobile We had to be careful with Hilton, when we priced...

We had to be careful with Hilton, when we priced them up it was assumed that our youngest child was sharing our bed, there was a small print for an extra charge for on of our children on rollout bed...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Oct 20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 776
Posted By kk20
We bought our park tickets from the main website...

We bought our park tickets from the main website. We wanted to pay via CCand we wanted 4 day tickets. We heard these were only available online (for the discount).

Kyoto was awesome and our airbnb...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 29 Sep 20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,279
Posted By kk20
Mobile We went in 2014 early march. It was t shirt...

We went in 2014 early march. It was t shirt weather. Went 2 years later in late feb and it snowed.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 29 Sep 20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By kk20
Japan work in reverse. Most hotels outside the...

Japan work in reverse. Most hotels outside the mega chains only book a few months in advance. We booked between 9months and 4 months for our 3 hotels

Covid withstanding...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 29 Sep 20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By kk20
We used airbnb. Plenty of options there. Or...

We used airbnb. Plenty of options there. Or commute from Disney. Most of the time we needed to change variouls stations anyway so the extra train from maihama to tokyo wouldnt be as much a burden as...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 29 Sep 20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By kk20
Mobile Our spare change was turned into gatchapon.

Our spare change was turned into gatchapon.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 26 Sep 20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By kk20
I dont think anything is normal at the moment. ...

I dont think anything is normal at the moment. The last time i booked, it was months in advance. These are strange times now.
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 24 Sep 20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By kk20
Both here too. Remember to assume the cashback...

Both here too. Remember to assume the cashback wont pay out, i dont buy purely because of the cashback just in case. There have been a few that haven't paid out such as sports direct on a few...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 22 Sep 20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By kk20
We love the overnight ferry from hull. We booked...

We love the overnight ferry from hull. We booked the double bed club cabin last time. Very pleasant. It certainly beats that 7 hour drive to Dover from the lakes. Price wise we looked at the drive,...
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