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Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Jul 20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,845
Posted By lorr05
As I previously said universal is great so I...

As I previously said universal is great so I would definitely try to go for some of your holiday but as a massive fan I couldnít imagine being in Florida and not doing Disney. Teenagers like to think...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Jul 20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,845
Posted By lorr05
I would say yes it is worth it especially if...

I would say yes it is worth it especially if youíve never done it before. I had never done universal until the first Harry Potter part opened up and it is amazing. The rides, the theming, the shops...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jul 20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,511
Posted By lorr05
I would contact your insurance company and see if...

I would contact your insurance company and see if they have any advice or your credit card company should be able to help if the flight has been cancelled but they havenít offered a refund. Itís...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 20 Jul 20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By lorr05
Mobile https://m.disabledholidays.com/#!/search/europe-l2...

https://m.disabledholidays.com/#!/search/europe-l27/france-l102/disneyland-paris-l470/

Check out this website that has good images on what all the rooms and facilities actually look like as...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 20 Jul 20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By lorr05
Ive stayed in sequoia lodge in an accessible room...

Ive stayed in sequoia lodge in an accessible room on a family trip. The accessible room was very close to the lobby so easy access. The room itself was great. It was one room with a single bed and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jul 20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,511
Posted By lorr05
Thatís awful. My understanding was that in the...

Thatís awful. My understanding was that in the event of cancellation then they had to provide a refund, not just a credit note. I canít see why on Earth they would require you to pay the balance...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 19 Jul 20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,003
Posted By lorr05
Mobile I had a look at prices in April and Sequoia Lodge...

I had a look at prices in April and Sequoia Lodge has reappeared for booking but Newport Bay is only £40 dearer and includes the Ä100 gift card plus half board dining where as sequoia lodge is only...
Forum: Accommodation 18 Jul 20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By lorr05
Hopefully everything works out for you. ...

Hopefully everything works out for you. Different insurers might be different but as usual they will use any reason not to pay out. Thinking about it again the hotel voucher might have been valid...
Forum: Accommodation 18 Jul 20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Hopefully you have better luck with insurance. ...

Hopefully you have better luck with insurance. They didnít seem to take into account that our flight had been cancelled and back in June in Scotland we were still in firm lockdown and shouldnít have...
Forum: Accommodation 18 Jul 20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By lorr05
Mobile I didnít book with hotels.com but with Expedia...

I didnít book with hotels.com but with Expedia for this summer. I had a hotel booked for Paris (that was non refundable) and was then meant to be going to Disneyland Paris. Not that we wanted to go...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 18 Jul 20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,003
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Iím totally guessing here but I think itís the...

Iím totally guessing here but I think itís the hotel thatís most in need of a refurb. I think all the others have been refurbished in the last few years and Iím sure I read a while ago that the plan...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Jul 20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,101
Posted By lorr05
Canít say Iím surprised about Stitch (it was long...

Canít say Iím surprised about Stitch (it was long overdue) and the last twice Iíve been to WDW last year and 3 ago Primeval Whirl was closed or not working so not a surprise either.
Rivers of...
Forum: General Trip Planning 29 Jun 20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,068
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Iíve never been to the Dominican Republic but...

Iíve never been to the Dominican Republic but Iíve been to Mexico. They have lovely big hotels with lots of restaurant options and great shopping which is quite Americanised with places like bath and...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 24 Jun 20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,241
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Of course teachers want to be back full time. ...

Of course teachers want to be back full time. Blended learning will be a nightmare to organise but we will always do what it best for the children. Pointing out the realities of a situation is not...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 24 Jun 20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,241
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Believe me teachers were the most shocked people...

Believe me teachers were the most shocked people yesterday out of everyone. Why would they have planned for anything other than a blended learning approach when every communication from government...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Hopefully we get more information soon. I just...

Hopefully we get more information soon. I just donít know what Iím thinking about it all. I would love to go but not if itís not safe to do so. I guess Iím worried that we pay it off and then itís...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By lorr05
Mobile That does help thank you. I think it was through...

That does help thank you. I think it was through Disneyland Paris. I know I price checked both and on the confirmation it only days Disneyland Paris with no mention of Walt Disney travel company so...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Surely not if we choose to cancel the booking?

Surely not if we choose to cancel the booking?
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Yeah we still have a few weeks to decide and...

Yeah we still have a few weeks to decide and hopefully things might look a bit clearer then, but still need to make that decision of whether to be locked into going to Disneyland Paris again at...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Should I pay the balance?

Me and two friends are meant to be going to Madrid, Paris and then finishing in Disneyland Paris this summer. Obviously that is looking very unlikely to go ahead.

We are due to be in Disneyland...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Jul 19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,213
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Think the water from Starbucks and quick service...

Think the water from Starbucks and quick service restaurants is just tap water but it certainly tastes a lot better than water from the fountains. Water in the park is really expensive with Dasani...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Iím sure for next summer the price will increase...

Iím sure for next summer the price will increase for Coronado Springs or there will be a surcharge for the tower rooms.

Coronado springs wasnít actually cheaper this year. Caribbean beach was...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Mobile I never said I didnít know it was a convention...

I never said I didnít know it was a convention centre. Yes Iíve stayed there before and enjoyed it which is why we didnít hesitate to stay again. Last time I donít remember any conventions taking...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Mobile For goodness sake at what point did I say people...

For goodness sake at what point did I say people arenít entitled to wear suits or go to conventions. Deliberately misinterpreting what Iím saying.

Like you said Iím sure business people donít...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Going to a mall in a suit is totally different...

Going to a mall in a suit is totally different from wearing bikinis in a hotel surrounded by people in suits. When youíre on holiday you want to feel like your on holiday and not be reminded of work...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Wow! Thatís horrible to be hit on with your...

Wow! Thatís horrible to be hit on with your husband there.

Thatís exactly my point. The hotel is lovely, facilities great and we still had a good time, it was just a different vibe and since...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Iím sure you will have a great time and like I...

Iím sure you will have a great time and like I said the hotel and in particular the new tower are stunning. Really beautifully decorated on the inside with amazing views. I had an amazing two...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Yes because all families booking a summer holiday...

Yes because all families booking a summer holiday check the Disney meetings and events website.
I never suggested that Disney themselves werenít upfront about it being a convention centre however...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Of course you expect Disney to be busy,...

Of course you expect Disney to be busy, especially in the summer but it was already busy on the days when there were no conventions. On the days that there were conventions this doubled.

I agree...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Yes it was lovely and it does Ďscreamí adult...

Yes it was lovely and it does Ďscreamí adult holiday. However when we booked a year ago, there was no details on what the tower would look like on the inside or even when it would be finished. The...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Mobile When booking Coronado springs through travel...

When booking Coronado springs through travel agents there is no mention of it being a convention centre. The pictures are of the rooms and pool area which with the pyramid and kids slide definitely...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Jul 19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Definitely. Felt on some days there were more...

Definitely. Felt on some days there were more people for the convention than Disney guests/ park goers. Thereís something nice about everyone being on holiday and relaxing, enjoying Disney, not...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Jul 19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,349
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Coronado springs - a bit disappointed...

Iím just back from 2 weeks staying at Disney in the Coronado Springs and I was a bit disappointed. Donít get me wrong the hotel was lovely. The newly refurbished rooms are very nicely decorated...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Jul 19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Talking to a taxi driver here the other night she...

Talking to a taxi driver here the other night she said that summer is nothing compared to spring break. She said itís their busiest time and the queues are double what they are in summer. Not sure...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Jul 19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,669
Posted By lorr05
Mobile When you get near the front of the queue they...

When you get near the front of the queue they make sure you are standing in twoís and they tell the person who is riding the motorbike to stand on the right and the person riding the sidecar to stand...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Jul 19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,669
Posted By lorr05
Mobile It opened at 9am on the 4th, 5th and 6th July. ...

It opened at 9am on the 4th, 5th and 6th July. Not sure about today but it seems to be opening earlier this week. I think itís just depending at the moment.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Jul 19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,669
Posted By lorr05
Mobile I think itís a tricky one to try and plan into...

I think itís a tricky one to try and plan into your day and it can just come down to luck or perseverance.
I managed to ride it last night and it was amazing. This week there has been a lot of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jun 19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,569
Posted By lorr05
Mobile My credit card doesnít charge for use abroad and...

My credit card doesnít charge for use abroad and I get a slightly better exchange rate than I would when getting cash. Itís so much easier than worrying about how much cash I have on me, will it be...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jun 19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,669
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Gutted about this. We had planned to go for park...

Gutted about this. We had planned to go for park opening to hopefully have a slightly shorter queue. We only do universal for one day with the express pass so itís either spend half the day queuing...
Forum: General Chat 1 Jun 19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By lorr05
I canít be sure but I would say that those prices...

I canít be sure but I would say that those prices seem right. Both parks have increased their prices during that time and the low exchange rate has had an impact too. A family member asked me the...
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