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Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By scottsman
Personally I would look at Tui or Thomas cook...

Personally I would look at Tui or Thomas cook flights
I would stay at Clarion Inn LBV with free shuttles mid way between Disney and universal but close enough to Uber allowing you to ditch the car.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Aug 19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By scottsman
Thomas cook gift card

Both a question and a heads up

Last time I stayed on site with Disney 2 years ago Thomas Cook sent the gift card to the hotel which I picked up at reception when I checked in.

Ive just had my...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Aug 19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,898
Posted By scottsman
I'm really not sure this would be the best idea...

I'm really not sure this would be the best idea to be honest, you will be at a time your struggling to establish a routine. beyond that the noise levels, humidity and the difficulty to find quiet...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 20 Aug 19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,300
Posted By scottsman
Before I get judged for my opinion, I accept...

Before I get judged for my opinion, I accept tipping is part of the culture I won't ever make a stand and refuse to tip just to prove a point.

I personally hate the tipping culture I think that...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 19 Aug 19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,632
Posted By scottsman
Sadly with the tiers as they are everyone will...

Sadly with the tiers as they are everyone will be booking star tours, I can only assume when both star wars fast-pass options open they will be re worked so that both of them and skinkey will...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 19 Aug 19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By scottsman
I suspect it closes on the 8th however I wouldnt...

I suspect it closes on the 8th however I wouldnt discount it closing early, I suspect they will run down stock throughout this month and if they run out of stock they will just close early
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Aug 19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,683
Posted By scottsman
Mobile I would still allow 3 hours, personally if youve...

I would still allow 3 hours, personally if youve done twilight check in I would aim to be at the terminal 3 hours before perhaps 2 and a half if you have fast pass if not I would aim to have...
Forum: Banner Advertisers 15 Aug 19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 50,331
Posted By scottsman
Mobile Just wondering, how many suitcases can you fit in...

Just wondering, how many suitcases can you fit in the towncar?
Ideally we looking into 3 cases plus hand luggage.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Aug 19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By scottsman
Mobile I avoid a bag as Much as possible, trick is as I...

I avoid a bag as Much as possible, trick is as I approach the line I empty my pockets and put everything in my hat which I drop in their tray pick up after the metal
Detector and walk away putting...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Aug 19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By scottsman
Mobile Yeah that was my thought apparently they were...

Yeah that was my thought apparently they were arguing they shouldnt have to pay for a locker

Im very anti selfish sticks after my first visit someone swing round and very nearly took my eye...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Aug 19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By scottsman
You can dream but unlikely, what youll find is...

You can dream but unlikely, what youll find is theyve filled the park to capacity with staff leading to more slots been available
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Aug 19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,155
Posted By scottsman
They are very serious I read on a Facebook group...

They are very serious I read on a Facebook group someone tried to sneak one in and argued when caught, the cm went as far as to threaten to cancel their ticket
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Aug 19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,591
Posted By scottsman
While you cant deny Thomas cook are struggling...

While you cant deny Thomas cook are struggling financially their far from going bust to the point that they have companies looking to buy them out something which wouldnt happen if they thought...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 13 Aug 19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,977
Posted By scottsman
Im quite surprised that they havent said...

Im quite surprised that they havent said anything about admittance capacity and reservations during the first few months. I dont know if they think they can take it or whats going to happen but...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 13 Aug 19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,398
Posted By scottsman
I do feel for the OP its frustrating when you...

I do feel for the OP its frustrating when you cant get what you want at a time want, and in the next breath you read of on-site people booking fop or sdmt multiple times. Thats said early fp is...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Aug 19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By scottsman
Nevedtc case weighed but now theyre doing a...

Nevedtc case weighed but now theyre doing a ticket without hold luggage I would expect it to be more common
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Aug 19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,173
Posted By scottsman
Sadly most providers are doing the same

Sadly most providers are doing the same
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Aug 19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By scottsman
Mobile Ive been told the lightsaber blade is 32 long...

Ive been told the lightsaber blade is 32 long if that helps
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Aug 19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By scottsman
Droid vs Savi workshops

1st October I have reservations for both Savi and the droid workshops but Im having second thoughts.
Savi appears to be the ultimate Experience but Im worried about getting it home as its...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 11 Aug 19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By scottsman
I doubt they would do it but would be so awesome...

I doubt they would do it but would be so awesome if on the big windows (screens) at random an x-wing been chased by a tie fighter flew past!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 11 Aug 19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By scottsman
Dress code for signature dining

Im doing the Disney dining plan for the first time this year and have a couple of signature dining meals
California grill, Yachtsman steak house and Le Cellier
The Disney web site is quite...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Aug 19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,394
Posted By scottsman
This exact design of cable car is in use all over...

This exact design of cable car is in use all over the world including many hotter countries and it isnt a problem they are well designed.
Disney when asked about this explained the even if you...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Aug 19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,398
Posted By scottsman
Mobile I would add, Disney while may reduce free...

I would add, Disney while may reduce free fastpasses they wont start charging for them, Disney dont offer the system out of the goodness of their hearts but it helps they predict crowd levels as it...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Aug 19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,398
Posted By scottsman
Mobile I do think that no matter if your on site or off...

I do think that no matter if your on site or off they should have some kind penalty for not turning up for a fast pass.

Such as if you dont show up for a fast pass the rest of the passes for that...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Aug 19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,115
Posted By scottsman
https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/en_GB/faq/restau...

https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/en_GB/faq/restaurants/required-id-for-alcohol/

to quote Disney direct from the above link

Any Guest who wishes to purchase an alcoholic beverage at Walt Disney...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Aug 19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,398
Posted By scottsman
On my last trip I was speaking to a cast member...

On my last trip I was speaking to a cast member about this very point and they told me that they do release additional Fast Passes after the 60 day point, as more passes are booked round the park...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 8 Aug 19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,042
Posted By scottsman
Speaking to a cm before the opening of pandora,...

Speaking to a cm before the opening of pandora, they never run the park to its legal capacity.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Aug 19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,115
Posted By scottsman
Mobile Reservations are much easier this morning just...

Reservations are much easier this morning just got savi and the cantina for the 1st
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Aug 19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By scottsman
They can do it and they added it to my trip but I...

They can do it and they added it to my trip but I had to open a complaint to get them to do it
Forum: Beyond the Parks 7 Aug 19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By scottsman
Last time I went the section of pubs and clubs on...

Last time I went the section of pubs and clubs on the upper level were ticket entry
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Aug 19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By scottsman
From what Ive read the rules changed so the in...

From what Ive read the rules changed so the in order to provide sun down check in they needed to pay out for secure storage overnight and it was a cost they werent prepared to pay.
Im still...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Aug 19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,308
Posted By scottsman
ITs frustrating with so many other things...

ITs frustrating with so many other things closing so early with that central area of Epcot closing down among other things
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Aug 19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By scottsman
Im getting worried about this trend of offering...

Im getting worried about this trend of offering flights without luggage, a bit like seat selection it came in slowly on select tickets and then went everywhere, I fear we are going to see this as...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Aug 19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By scottsman
Personally I would do indirect going and direct...

Personally I would do indirect going and direct back as allows you to sleep easier on the plane, its always cheaper if you book as one ticket and much easier
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Aug 19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By scottsman
Just be aware its an extra cost, the price on...

Just be aware its an extra cost, the price on the site is from cost and the basic price is seats in the middle of the plane they charge extra to book seats by the window as well as obviously extra...
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By scottsman
I have a friend who works for them and gets all...

I have a friend who works for them and gets all the updates directly from them
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By scottsman
Main changes are November but the fee free card...

Main changes are November but the fee free card purchases started yesterday
Forum: General Chat 2 Aug 19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By scottsman
Most of these subscription accounts dont pay...

Most of these subscription accounts dont pay interest but the key thing here is not only the travel insurance and the fee free payment but Im under the impression that you dont enter a minimum...
Forum: General Chat 1 Aug 19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By scottsman
Nationwide Flex plus fee free card transactions

Good news for people with nationwide flex plus account
As of today not only will members get free international cash withdrawals which they have had for some time but now they wont get a fee for...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Aug 19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By scottsman
Disney after hours

So Im doing a magic kingdom after hours even next month (yay I can now say next month)
Does anyone know if the Disney busses back to the hotel still run after the event?
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