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Forum: Tickets 17 Jun 19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By RockTheDots
For WDW and Universal we bought the 14-day...

For WDW and Universal we bought the 14-day tickets from the UK before we went and then upgraded them at Guest Relations the 1st day we used the tickets in the park. The APs are then valid for 1 year...
Forum: General Chat 12 Jun 19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By RockTheDots
Aveeno! It cleared up the eczema I got on my arms...

Aveeno! It cleared up the eczema I got on my arms while in Florida last month.
Forum: Indexes 29 May 19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,287
Posted By RockTheDots
We were staying in Magnolia Bend the same time as...

We were staying in Magnolia Bend the same time as you! Riverside is such a lovely resort.

Sounds like you had a great time, hope the Disney blues aren't too bad!
Forum: Itineraries 23 May 19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By RockTheDots
Maybe a visit to some of the deluxe resorts on...

Maybe a visit to some of the deluxe resorts on days you don't have tickets? At Animal Kingdom Lodge you can watch zebras, giraffes etc on the savannah. You could ride the monorail between the 3...
Forum: Tickets 23 May 19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By RockTheDots
Yes, once you've activated your tickets, if you...

Yes, once you've activated your tickets, if you go to the My Tickets section on the MDE app it will tell you the price to upgrade to an annual pass. I'm not sure if it's a new feature but I don't...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 May 19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By RockTheDots
We've just got back from our 1st May trip - all...

We've just got back from our 1st May trip - all previous trips were in September. We thought May was possibly a bit less humid than September and not quite as hot - I even needed a jumper a couple of...
Forum: Tickets 22 May 19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By RockTheDots
We upgraded our 14 day Ultimate tickets to the...

We upgraded our 14 day Ultimate tickets to the 4-park annual pass when we were there a few weeks ago. We did it at Guest Relations in Epcot on our 1st day using our 14 day ticket. The cost to upgrade...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Apr 19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,875
Posted By RockTheDots
I love going to a park on the last day! And it...

I love going to a park on the last day! And it has to be MK.
That said we always have a hire car and our flight is usually about 8pm, so we have a bit more time.
As long as you allow plenty of...
Forum: TV and Film 23 Apr 19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,813
Posted By RockTheDots
Going after work on Friday! Can't wait!

Going after work on Friday! Can't wait!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Apr 19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,472
Posted By RockTheDots
I flew to Australia last year with sciatica! I...

I flew to Australia last year with sciatica! I was dreading the flight as I was in so much pain sitting for just a short time but it wasn't as bad as I thought. Firstly I think the style of plane...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Apr 19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 899
Posted By RockTheDots
DH and I have only stayed at POR, but visited FQ...

DH and I have only stayed at POR, but visited FQ while we were there. Personally, we preferred the feel of Riverside. We liked that it's a sprawling resort, thought the food options were better and...
Forum: General Chat 12 Apr 19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,989
Posted By RockTheDots
I wear the same on holiday as at home: SPF...

I wear the same on holiday as at home:

SPF moisturiser
Powder
Eyeshadow
Mascara
Bronzer

Recently discovered Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink Liquid lipstick so will definitely be taking that...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Apr 19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,757
Posted By RockTheDots
We booked a standard room at POR through Virgin...

We booked a standard room at POR through Virgin the day after free DDP was released for May this year.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Apr 19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By RockTheDots
I love them all but MK will always be my fave - I...

I love them all but MK will always be my fave - I just love that magical feeling when you first enter and see the castle and Main Street. I'm a big fan of fireworks too and the MK fireworks are my...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Apr 19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By RockTheDots
We're doing 3 nights Universal (Cabana Bay)...

We're doing 3 nights Universal (Cabana Bay) followed by 14 nights Disney (POR) at the end of this month. It's our 1st time staying onsite at Universal. We wanted to do Universal 1st as we're bigger...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Mar 19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,156
Posted By RockTheDots
Eek! Just bought tickets for MK After Hours on 2...

Eek! Just bought tickets for MK After Hours on 2 May! I'd been hoping they would run the event on that evening as it's the day we move from Cabana Bay to Port Orleans Riverside but we don't want to...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 14 Mar 19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By RockTheDots
How exciting! We're going in November. Where are...

How exciting! We're going in November. Where are you staying and for how long? Did you know you can request travel brochures for free from the Japan National Tourism Organisation:...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Mar 19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,230
Posted By RockTheDots
I use prescription goggles but like other...

I use prescription goggles but like other posters, sometimes feel a bit silly walking around in them when not in the water. Also, they seem to mist up pretty quickly in the Florida humidity! My...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 13 Mar 19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By RockTheDots
Instagram & Etsy have some really nice unique...

Instagram & Etsy have some really nice unique minnie ears that are often cheaper than the official ones Disney sells (and often more comfortable too!). I've got some great ones from EarsByEmz &...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 13 Mar 19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,227
Posted By RockTheDots
Our favourites in 2017 were: 1. Satuli Canteen...

Our favourites in 2017 were:
1. Satuli Canteen in AK
2. Blaze pizza & D-Luxe Burger at Disney Springs
3. Gaspirilla Grill at the Grand Floridian
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Feb 19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,431
Posted By RockTheDots
Same here! And I usually wake up starving!

Same here! And I usually wake up starving!
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 12 Feb 19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,356
Posted By RockTheDots
4th November for 10 nights split between TDR and...

4th November for 10 nights split between TDR and Tokyo!
Forum: Beyond the Parks 30 Jan 19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By RockTheDots
Hoping to do this when we go in May. You should...

Hoping to do this when we go in May. You should check out L&R Dreaming on YouTube, they have a vlog from when they visited Wild Florida last September plus they provide a discount code for 20% off.
Forum: General Chat 30 Jan 19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 440
Posted By RockTheDots
1. MK - can't beat that magical feeling when...

1. MK - can't beat that magical feeling when walking down Main Street and you get the 1st glimpse of the castle. Plus I love Big Thunder and the fireworks are outstanding.
2. Epcot - love Test Track...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jan 19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By RockTheDots
I also generally do 10am, 11am and 12pm. The...

I also generally do 10am, 11am and 12pm. The queues are generally shorter before 10am so even if you do get in early you can usually get on a few rides with a short wait without a FP.

I will be at...
Forum: General Chat 21 Jan 19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By RockTheDots
Confirmation that it was the backlot at MGM...

Confirmation that it was the backlot at MGM Studios:

http://disneyvacationkingdom.blogspot.com/2009/10/bulldog-cafe.html
Forum: General Chat 9 Jan 19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,210
Posted By RockTheDots
29th April - 16th May. Can't wait!

29th April - 16th May. Can't wait!
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 3 Jan 19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,704
Posted By RockTheDots
Just booked direct flights with BA...

Just booked direct flights with BA Heathrow-Narita for 4th-15th November 2019 for 650 pp. Could have got indirect flights cheaper but we'd rather fly direct. Plus considering a couple of weeks ago...
Forum: General Chat 2 Jan 19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,743
Posted By RockTheDots
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: Christmas 14 Dec 18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,543
Posted By RockTheDots
That looks very professional! I've made my 1st...

That looks very professional! I've made my 1st xmas cake this year but haven't decorated it yet :-)
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 14 Dec 18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,394
Posted By RockTheDots
I booked through Magic Breaks: 2 Adults...

I booked through Magic Breaks:
2 Adults Thur-Mon Sequoia Lodge Half board
5 days park tickets
2 10k bibs
1250
I paid 199 deposit and the full balance is due 12 weeks before.

It's a surprise...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 5 Nov 18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,146
Posted By RockTheDots
I was too scared to try it on my 1st two trips to...

I was too scared to try it on my 1st two trips to WDW but after watching some videos DH and I decided to be brave and booked a FP for our 2017 trip - we both loved it so much we went straight back on...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 31 Oct 18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By RockTheDots
They open at 6 am Eastern standard time (GMT-4),...

They open at 6 am Eastern standard time (GMT-4), which as the clocks went back in the UK last weekend is 10 am here.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 30 Oct 18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By RockTheDots
I'm not sure if it's different with kids, but...

I'm not sure if it's different with kids, but when my husband and I were on the QSDP last year either one of us could pay for meals or snacks with our credits and it came out of the same pool of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 23 Oct 18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,869
Posted By RockTheDots
Also going next May! It's a 1st for us, always...

Also going next May! It's a 1st for us, always been September/October previously. Worrying that our holiday might get cancelled due to hurricane Irma last year has put us off going that time of year...
Forum: General Trip Planning 5 Oct 18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By RockTheDots
DH and I stayed 6 nights in Chicago in May 2015,...

DH and I stayed 6 nights in Chicago in May 2015, we both loved it and agreed we preferred it to New York. We stayed in the Hard Rock Hotel on Michagan Avenue so we were able to walk to most of the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 27 Sep 18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 969
Posted By RockTheDots
We've taken the free Busch Gardens shuttle bus...

We've taken the free Busch Gardens shuttle bus from Orlando on our last 3 trips (Sea World pick-up twice, Universal pick-up once). You phone up to book it once you're in Orlando and know which day...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Sep 18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,348
Posted By RockTheDots
Just got back from DLP, didn't notice much q...

Just got back from DLP, didn't notice much q jumping but I did find personal space an issue - often the person behind me in a queue felt it necessary to press themselves into my rucksack! The issue...
Forum: Accommodation 6 Sep 18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,262
Posted By RockTheDots
3 nights at Cabana Bay followed by 14 nights at...

3 nights at Cabana Bay followed by 14 nights at POR May 2019! Can't wait!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Sep 18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By RockTheDots
The big advantage is being able to drop off your...

The big advantage is being able to drop off your luggage in the morning, meaning you don't have to either leave it in your car all day or leave it at the hotel and return to collect it before heading...
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