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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Sep 19, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Eccle
We sat in these on a refurbished plane TPA-LGW a...

We sat in these on a refurbished plane TPA-LGW a few weeks ago and they did recline
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 17 Sep 19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,649
Posted By Eccle
Sounds good, and definitely sounds like you need...

Sounds good, and definitely sounds like you need to do the upgrade to do everything you want! I found it so hard to prioritise what to do with out 5 credits.

Trattoria Al Forno I really liked...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Sep 19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Eccle
We used a FP last month, but people got in on...

We used a FP last month, but people got in on standby too, a cast member advised someone with an anytime FP not to use it there.

It was good, my kids are 8 and 10 and really enjoyed it, as did I!...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 17 Sep 19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By Eccle
I was a bit more mixed on whether it was worth...

I was a bit more mixed on whether it was worth it, the view was good, but in direct sun so hot whilst you wait, and on the day we were we werent in the area early enough to get the straight up Main...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 15 Sep 19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,649
Posted By Eccle
Looking forward to following along again, it all...

Looking forward to following along again, it all sounds great, and the flights were a good price.

What are you thinking about for ADRs at the moment?
Forum: Accommodation 13 Sep 19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Eccle
We stayed last month and loved it, the food was...

We stayed last month and loved it, the food was great. Breakfast includes hot food as well as pastries etc, you can get bottles of water and cans of drink plus hot drinks throughout the day, crisps...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 11 Sep 19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
Mobile Day 17 - Olive Garden - Friday 30th August

Today is a bit short and lacking in photos im afraid!

After a morning in MK which ended up in a downpour, we decided to go back to Olive Garden for our meal, as it is a big favourite of...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 11 Sep 19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
It was one of our favourite meals, worth adding...

It was one of our favourite meals, worth adding to the list



Thank you



I should probably have put a link to it in the pre trip one too! I am planning to do a proper trip report as well...
Forum: Accommodation 9 Sep 19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Eccle
We stayed in Portofino last month and loved it,...

We stayed in Portofino last month and loved it, lovely resort and huge room, the food in the club lounge was great.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 9 Sep 19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Eccle
It sounds like an amazing holiday, and very well...

It sounds like an amazing holiday, and very well planned! Just one warning on the Crystal Palace breakfast that you wont make it to 7 Dwarfs ahead of the crowds as the opening show is outside the...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 8 Sep 19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
Mobile Day 16 - Rock n Brews and Ogas Cantina- Thursday 29th August

Nearly worked my way through the trip now!

This morning David took the older boys to Blizzard Beach and took some snacks. We decided to try Rock N Brews for our afternoon meal as we kept driving...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 7 Sep 19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
I think sometimes expectations dont help, it was...

I think sometimes expectations dont help, it was somewhere id read about so much on here that I expected it to be amazing



I wouldnt have thought I would, but he was very chilled out and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Sep 19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Eccle
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/43977/f525092...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/43977/f525092a09e11e.jpg

This was Gatwick to Tampa just over 3 weeks ago. The tea was a cheese sandwich with a Jaffa cake bar and a Capri sun
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 7 Sep 19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Eccle
Great first day. It is only reading this that I...

Great first day. It is only reading this that I realised we never saw the welcome show this trip!

I know it is less than the daily allocation of credits, but having been to all of them I am...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 6 Sep 19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
I had read so many times here to not hold back...

I had read so many times here to not hold back with the snack credits, but with only 5 days I really thought wed use them easily! I have learnt!

We have always enjoyed Chilis, they also have a 2...
Forum: General Chat 6 Sep 19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Eccle
It was on Disney Now which I think is the US...

It was on Disney Now which I think is the US equivalent when we were there, so within a couple of weeks of it being on TV. They may well release the DVD here too
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 6 Sep 19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
Mobile Day 15 - Dennys and Longhorns - Wednesday 28th August

We werent in a park today so had a more relaxed morning and went for breakfast at Dennys. It was quite busy and we had to wait for a table.

David had the grand slam slugger - pancakes, sausage,...
Forum: Accommodation 6 Sep 19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,614
Posted By Eccle
We stayed at Portofino 3 weeks ago club level and...

We stayed at Portofino 3 weeks ago club level and loved it. When booking the styling was less what I would have gone for over the other two, but I was swayed by the bigger rooms and price as for our...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 6 Sep 19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
It was all really good, and awesome value. I...

It was all really good, and awesome value. I couldnt believe we could combine with kids eat free too. A family of 4 could have a meal for about $26!



Olive Garden is great, we really love...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 5 Sep 19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
It is great value, one we always try to do too ...

It is great value, one we always try to do too



The pancake really was massive, huge and thick. I couldnt finish one never mind if id ordered the three on the menu! Definitely worth doing if...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 5 Sep 19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
Mobile Day 14 - Millers - Tuesday 27th August

This morning David took the older two to Typhoon Lagoon, I stayed at the villa with Barnaby. They took some snacks with them.

We had been going to Longhorns for our meal, but an email reminded me...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 5 Sep 19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
Mobile Day 13 - MK snacks and Olive Garden - Monday 26th August

This morning we were in MK. I bought a Cheshire Cats tail as I had really wanted to try it but never had the appetite when we were on the DDP. ...
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Eccle
We did, thank you! We liked it, but...

We did, thank you!



We liked it, but didnt love it. After Portofino it felt a bit of a comedown as the room was smaller and the bathroom much smaller. It was good being close to Epcot. I also...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 5 Sep 19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Eccle
There are no fastpasses in extra magic hours

There are no fastpasses in extra magic hours
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 5 Sep 19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By Eccle
I think there are a few factors. Smugglers Run is...

I think there are a few factors. Smugglers Run is higher capacity (I have seen 1600 per hour quoted), whilst according to this Hagrids is 1050 unless they can run more trains...
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Eccle
Highs, not so highs and general trip thoughts

We got back on Monday from our 5th trip to Florida. All our previous trips have been in villas, this time we split it and spend 4 nights at Portofino Bay, 5 at Beach Club and 9 in a villa. This trip...
Forum: General Trip Planning 5 Sep 19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Eccle
Yes, and highly rated ones by my kids!

Yes, and highly rated ones by my kids!
Forum: General Chat 5 Sep 19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,510
Posted By Eccle
It sounds like a great trip overall. My...

It sounds like a great trip overall. My sympathies on the flight, I have been lucky that we havent experienced a major plane meltdown from any of ours yet, but I dread it happening and can...
Forum: General Trip Planning 5 Sep 19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Eccle
This was the childs meal if that...

This was the childs meal if that helpshttps://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/43977/f525092a09e11e.jpg
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 5 Sep 19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By Eccle
We left $5 on the table last time (for 5 of us),...

We left $5 on the table last time (for 5 of us), our plates had been cleared regularly and the lady doing it was nice
Forum: Shopping in Florida 4 Sep 19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Eccle
We went to the International Plaza Mall on Sunday...

We went to the International Plaza Mall on Sunday on the way to the airport, very close. I would say similar to the Florida Mall
Forum: General Trip Planning 4 Sep 19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Eccle
I assume they restrict the childs meal to a...

I assume they restrict the childs meal to a maximum age? Its a shame she couldnt have that
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 4 Sep 19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Eccle
It should be that only one parent needs the FP...

It should be that only one parent needs the FP (there is a recent post on this somewhere). I didnt risk it on FOP and booked both of us, and Slinky we all had FPs then ended up doing parent swap as...
Forum: General Trip Planning 4 Sep 19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Eccle
https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/43977/339f49c...

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/43977/339f49c5f500b6.jpg

This was 3 weeks ago BA Gatwick to Tampa, beef casserole with chorizo. The other option was a vegetarian pasta with a tomato sauce
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 3 Sep 19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 48,326
Posted By Eccle
Ive caught up on the rest of your report now...

Ive caught up on the rest of your report now. BOG dinner sounds S dreadful experience all round, and the server rude, I dont blame you for leaving $1. We like Chef Mickey, if you do a reservation...
Forum: General Chat 3 Sep 19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,841
Posted By Eccle
I dont see it as a problem at all, if anything...

I dont see it as a problem at all, if anything the school may be trying to help her by authorising the absence as they were unable to get back rather than possibly needing to fine
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 3 Sep 19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
Mobile Day 12 - Sweet Tomatoes - Sunday 25th August

I had taken with us a box of weetabix (safe option for the kids!) and a couple of multi packs of Kelloggs cereal mini boxes that had been on offer for 1 in Morrisons before we left. The mini boxes...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 3 Sep 19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,322
Posted By Eccle
If you do ever have the chance, Chilis is worth...

If you do ever have the chance, Chilis is worth trying, I could happily go there just for the tortilla chips! :d:



It was really good, breakfast particularly. The pizza was great too, and a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Sep 19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Eccle
It is worth knowing that the single line isnt...

It is worth knowing that the single line isnt always open, when we were there they were only opening in sporadically
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Sep 19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Eccle
Just to add you do need to book with them over...

Just to add you do need to book with them over the phone to do this
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