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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Today, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By loldis
I do the cups of water as well but they're tiny...

I do the cups of water as well but they're tiny so I still find it more convenient to also buy a case of water so I'm not constantly going out of my way to get water. I'll always get the free water...
Forum: Tickets Today, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By loldis
Just as a small correction to this, PCRs are not...

Just as a small correction to this, PCRs are not required for travel to the US. It's a supervised antigen test (LFT) and not PCR.

But I agree, if I was doing a tickets only booking at the moment,...
Forum: Accommodation Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 646
Posted By loldis
People over estimate (or exaggerate) the...

People over estimate (or exaggerate) the distances in WDW. AKL is about 6 miles from MK, and that's one of the furthest point to point locations. It only adds maybe 5-10 minutes compared to the more...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By loldis
My spend last month for QS plus 2 TS meals (all...

My spend last month for QS plus 2 TS meals (all on site) for 1 week was around $275. Although that did not include bottled water, which I got a case from Target for about $3 instead of paying $4 a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Today, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,822
Posted By loldis
Agreed, it's the staggered loading of the belt...

Agreed, it's the staggered loading of the belt that is causing the big wait times at people mover. They're not going anywhere near capacity.

Not to say it's not busier than normal though, because...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Today, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By loldis
Yes we are, but that doesn't mean they're not...

Yes we are, but that doesn't mean they're not massively underfunding the parks right now. The current DPEP budget is the lowest it's been in years. And that money has to include actually finishing...
Forum: Tickets Today, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By loldis
That would be the 1 park price. A 1 day park...

That would be the 1 park price. A 1 day park hopper is over $200. Exact price depends on your dates.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Today, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By loldis
Yes they do. Currently they are 50tg anniversary...

Yes they do. Currently they are 50tg anniversary design ones with the beacons of magic on the front.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By loldis
Hasn't been announced yet but I would expect it...

Hasn't been announced yet but I would expect it to be an after hours event, same as last year. So shorter and more expensive, but they sold out most days so can't see them going back to the cheaper...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By loldis
If you're on contract with 3 and your last...

If you're on contract with 3 and your last renewal was before October, or you're on PAYG, the new roaming charges will not apply. It is only for contracts taken out from October 2021.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By loldis
They changed the order last month, vaccination...

They changed the order last month, vaccination status used to be the first step. Unfortunately it doesn't let you complete the list out of order so you'll have to wait until you've done the...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By loldis
I've put this down to yet another budget cut...

I've put this down to yet another budget cut rather than intentional discrimination tbh, as it's only been post-Covid that it's had so many issues. I don't know about Disney IT staff specifically but...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By loldis
Isn't the 10 deposit OAT rather than OA? Gets...

Isn't the 10 deposit OAT rather than OA? Gets confusing with all the similar named ticket companies.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By loldis
With all the onsite perks cut down, makes sense...

With all the onsite perks cut down, makes sense for the rich to switch from the deluxe resorts to the actually deluxe hotels like Waldorf and book tours instead.

Agree though, I saw loads this...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By loldis
Assuming you've already sorted insurance, not...

Assuming you've already sorted insurance, not this far out, no. The only other pre-entry docs are the Covid related ones but you can't do that until you have your negative entry test, assuming...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By loldis
No it's not, it's just there for if you want to...

No it's not, it's just there for if you want to use the upload to autofill the form.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By loldis
Revolut can do this although they do charge to...

Revolut can do this although they do charge to create physical cards. Technically they shouldn't be used by multiple people as it's a single account holder but it is there.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By loldis
You can try using a VPN to see if it will enable...

You can try using a VPN to see if it will enable the tip board, it doesn't really work outside of the US. Functions fine once you're there though.
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 646
Posted By loldis
Yes, it's one of my favourite buildings...

Yes, it's one of my favourite buildings construction wise. I just wish they'd gone for Mary Blair or monorail theming in the rooms (similar to the lobby retheming also done last year which is...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 646
Posted By loldis
Crescent Lake is all the Boardwalk area resorts -...

Crescent Lake is all the Boardwalk area resorts - so Boardwalk, Beach & Yacht Club (and the attached DVC properties) plus the Swan & Dolphin.

Funny, I have loved Contemporary since I first learned...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By loldis
My 2019 band still worked fine. The battery in it...

My 2019 band still worked fine. The battery in it only controls a couple of long range functions, such as auto-adding ride photos to your photopass account. The tapping function used for park and...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By loldis
It might have been user error but it did seem...

It might have been user error but it did seem like every time I was held up in a line on my last trip, it was someone on a phone causing the issue. Especially when they had to swipe through multiple...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By loldis
No, there's never been separate quick queues for...

No, there's never been separate quick queues for the waterparks. Genie+ is just a fastpass replacement, so only works where FP used to.
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By loldis
I haven't used them but looking at their T&Cs, I...

I haven't used them but looking at their T&Cs, I can only see deposits in reference to package bookings. Tickets are not considered a package. The registered company is a travel agent as well as a...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By loldis
Yes, for Ultimate tickets, activation is first...

Yes, for Ultimate tickets, activation is first use in the parks. For Magic tickets, activation will be the chosen start date. For either ticket type, linking to MDE and making park reservations are...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By loldis
If I have lounge access, it's straight there and...

If I have lounge access, it's straight there and then pop into Smiths/Boots for water and plane snacks on the way to the gate. I don't bother with the duty free shops unless there's something very...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By loldis
Have you received the second order complete email...

Have you received the second order complete email yet? This is when the band's should show up. You assign them at ordering stage though so you don't need to do anything to link them.
Forum: Special Needs Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By loldis
You can have multiple DAS passes within a group...

You can have multiple DAS passes within a group. The limit on a group is 6 anyway which is difficult for them to override now on the new system, so you'd need at least two.

Btw, just in case you...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By loldis
It's attached to your ticket not your stay, and...

It's attached to your ticket not your stay, and must be for full length of ticket when adding in advance. If you're booked on the dining credit offer, it will be a 14 day ticket.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 12:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By loldis
Disney have added the ability to add Genie+ to...

Disney have added the ability to add Genie+ to Ultimate tickets so you don't lose the dining credits. Not all TAs support it, but you'll be fine with WDTC. Several Dibbers have already done this.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By loldis
The only way that reliably works for me is to go...

The only way that reliably works for me is to go from the homepage, select the "Flights + Hotel" tab, then the "Create a custom trip" link.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jan 22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By loldis
Because it's a MYW ticket rather than a UK...

Because it's a MYW ticket rather than a UK ticket, you may be able to add Genie+ now by going into the tickets section of MDE and selecting change ticket. Otherwise you can purchase it any time from...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jan 22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By loldis
For four trips, it will be cheaper - the AP is...

For four trips, it will be cheaper - the AP is about 1k. But as you say, they're currently not being sold and no word on when they're coming back.

If any of the subsequent bookings are onsite and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By loldis
I went in Feb 2019 and it was 31 degrees on my...

I went in Feb 2019 and it was 31 degrees on my first day. And last month, my hottest day was 27. It still gets more than warm enough all winter.

As others have said, Florida in winter is a bit...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Jan 22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 646
Posted By loldis
I agree with the above, even though I don't...

I agree with the above, even though I don't personally like Crescent Lake. But for the majority, it's the perfect split for location.

If I was choosing any two onsite properties, it would be a CSR...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 21 Jan 22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By loldis
It's a general dining reservation site, not...

It's a general dining reservation site, not Disney specific. As Raglan Road (along with most of the restaurants in Disney Springs) isn't owned by Disney, they aren't tied to only using the Disney ADR...
Forum: Tickets 21 Jan 22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By loldis
IME from being out there last month, you really...

IME from being out there last month, you really can't miss it. I got prompted every day when logging in to the app.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jan 22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,822
Posted By loldis
Yes, I think Genie+ isn't being taken up as much...

Yes, I think Genie+ isn't being taken up as much as has been calculated in the wait times. Their algorithms seem to be quite simple so I think it's calculated based on full G+ usage when they're...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jan 22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By loldis
It's $16 per day (including tax) if purchased out...

It's $16 per day (including tax) if purchased out there, but if you'd only do 6 days, it's still cheaper to purchase it on the day than the discount price for pre-purchasing on UK 14 day tickets. The...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Jan 22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By loldis
No. All Covid checks are done at check in as the...

No. All Covid checks are done at check in as the responsibility is with the airline to verify, not immigration.

There's a very small chance you may be spot checked but the certificate on your...
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