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Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By Shooby doo
Direct from Disney US site, it does seem to be...

Direct from Disney US site, it does seem to be getting harder to "override" the automatic UK site but with a bit of perseverance you can get it done. Disney UK did do a 2 day limited pass last year...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By Shooby doo
Sometimes it's all down to who you speak to,...

Sometimes it's all down to who you speak to, first off there should have never been a problem because your friend will have 2 booking ref: no.s so a set of ADr/FP options per booking. We always have...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Shooby doo
I probably wouldn't bother for IOA anyway & you...

I probably wouldn't bother for IOA anyway & you can't use EP on Hagrid's so I don't think an EP is good value. Just in case you didn't know, if you have single park tickets you will not be able to...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By Shooby doo
You will need to go to Guest Services for them to...

You will need to go to Guest Services for them to check them
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Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Shooby doo
I'd be very surprised if any of the pools onsite...

I'd be very surprised if any of the pools onsite are 24 hours, there is a difference between them getting used & what the "official" times are.The quiet pools at Saratoga close at 10 or 11 but you...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By Shooby doo
Nudity... where was that?:pgig: I don't think...

Nudity... where was that?:pgig: I don't think I've seen anything more than what you would see at a water park, ok some might dress in a "raunchy" costume but I've never in all my visits seen anything...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Shooby doo
Yes you can, I booked some of DS' & DGF & on...

Yes you can, I booked some of DS' & DGF & on other days they booked their own on their own MDE but I was able to see what they had
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Forum: Accommodation 18 Feb 20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,920
Posted By Shooby doo
Julie unfortunately CP is classed as preferred...

Julie unfortunately CP is classed as preferred for DVC owners so costs more per night & for "Owners" you've more chance of seeing Santa in speedos than a free upgrade!
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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Feb 20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Shooby doo
There were only 2 of our 4 on the Dining plan but...

There were only 2 of our 4 on the Dining plan but we shared a Hcake & the moonshine cake & it was easily enough for all 4
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Forum: Tickets 18 Feb 20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By Shooby doo
i believe you have to exchange them to new type...

i believe you have to exchange them to new type if you want to add them to your MDE not sure about straight to the turnstiles. Unused days remain until all used up although I think they set the date...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Feb 20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Shooby doo
You used to be fairly safe in Sept as most of Oct...

You used to be fairly safe in Sept as most of Oct was a sell out but it is harder to predict now as they are selling multi-night passes, quite how that will work on a sell out night I'm not sure but...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Feb 20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By Shooby doo
The reason they state "after first visit" is that...

The reason they state "after first visit" is that in theory you don't have the pass on you before picking it up IYKWIM. As to when it starts, we bought ours in July & first time through the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Feb 20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By Shooby doo
Until Tron opens I think 7DMT will remain as is...

Until Tron opens I think 7DMT will remain as is for the foreseeable future, last year at our 60 day there was only 1 timeslot left on our first day, 30 mins before park closing but ok later in...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Feb 20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Shooby doo
It's 50 square miles ;):pgig: Most if not all in...

It's 50 square miles ;):pgig: Most if not all in LBV as I'm sure that Disney own the land, all the Hotel's on Hotel Boulevard would have been good options but your room requirement rules those out...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Feb 20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Shooby doo
I'm sure last year was around about now, the...

I'm sure last year was around about now, the problem was that once FD started then a lot of room categories disappeared & the likes of POR either was very limited or nothing at all
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Forum: Accommodation 17 Feb 20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Shooby doo
I think that when you state" near to disney" you...

I think that when you state" near to disney" you will have to narrow that down:pgig: Near to the parks or near to Disney Springs? The latter then LBV is a good option & highly recommend Staybridge...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Feb 20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Shooby doo
You used to be able to book what's known as a...

You used to be able to book what's known as a "ticketless" package but it can only be booked on the US Disney site the downside obviously is that you are at the mercy of the exchange rate for both...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 17 Feb 20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Shooby doo
DS did this a few times last year with no...

DS did this a few times last year with no problems
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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 17 Feb 20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Shooby doo
You do get a dessert on the brunch, though anyone...

You do get a dessert on the brunch, though anyone that's had the Hummingbird cake will know that you could feed 4 off of one slice! TBh I was sightly disappointed, not that the food wasn't good but...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 17 Feb 20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Shooby doo
0800 1690 748 Date, approx time & CC to...

0800 1690 748

Date, approx time & CC to secure booking

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Forum: Tickets 17 Feb 20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Shooby doo
Now 6:30, advantage to being in the park is that...

Now 6:30, advantage to being in the park is that you are already queuing by the time it starts- as I've mentioned in previous posts the likes of Stranger Things & Ghostbusters were at 60 mins at...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Feb 20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By Shooby doo
The longest wait for the shortest ride ever! ...

The longest wait for the shortest ride ever!
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Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Feb 20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 814
Posted By Shooby doo
Just show's you how erratic it is as they were...

Just show's you how erratic it is as they were there on both our visits during Sept/Oct last year
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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Feb 20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Shooby doo
Tusker & Garden grill are probably best food...

Tusker & Garden grill are probably best food wise, CM was loud but breakfast was decent, CP we felt rushed & if you time it wrong it can be a long wait to get all the characters. H&V is often...
Forum: Tickets 16 Feb 20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Shooby doo
Pretty simple as there is only $100 + tax...

Pretty simple as there is only $100 + tax difference so about 540 on today's FX rate
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Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Feb 20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Shooby doo
KL 2 trains of thought on this: 1. The...

KL 2 trains of thought on this:
1. The "throwaway", so book campsite, don't stay but get 2 days free parking & MB- obviously if there are only 2 of you then it's not worth it but the more in your...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Feb 20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,527
Posted By Shooby doo
If considering AKL then I'd go for Jambo as the...

If considering AKL then I'd go for Jambo as the pool is better & was totally re-furbed 2 years ago, Kidani's is quite a bit smaller. There is loads to see & do at AKL, we have stayed in a Savannah...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 15 Feb 20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By Shooby doo
you do know that the "glowing" ice cube has...

you do know that the "glowing" ice cube has nothing to do with how they taste ? :pgig::pgig::pgig:;)
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Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Feb 20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Shooby doo
As above loophole closed, along with the one that...

As above loophole closed, along with the one that allowed the booking to be cancelled & still retain FP, not convinced there is any benefit to a single night stay as far as FP is concerned
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Forum: Tickets 15 Feb 20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Shooby doo
They already do it at WDW, the date based pricing...

They already do it at WDW, the date based pricing system has been in place since last year
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Forum: Accommodation 14 Feb 20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,527
Posted By Shooby doo
Disney will move your cases for you. Look BC is...

Disney will move your cases for you. Look BC is really nice but it's not 4k nicer than POFQ:pgig: Loss of Dining plan isn't a disaster, if you could get OKW or SSR then you are literally a 20-30 min...
Forum: Accommodation 14 Feb 20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,527
Posted By Shooby doo
Ok I'll work backwards: Why walk to Epcot when...

Ok I'll work backwards:
Why walk to Epcot when there will be a bus from the Resort? Also it's at least a 20 min walk plus you then have to walk from International Gateway to the front of Epcot to...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 14 Feb 20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Shooby doo
Yes SD:d:

Yes
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Forum: Accommodation 14 Feb 20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,920
Posted By Shooby doo
It was during our stay last year, opened during...

It was during our stay last year, opened during our second week & pool bar opened most days at lunchtime for a few hours. Think we are going to request it again this year, although maybe a block...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Feb 20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By Shooby doo
I think your friend should be requesting to speak...

I think your friend should be requesting to speak to someone that knows what they are talking about! On-site stay = 60 day FP window it's irrelevant that she/they are moving offsite, the second...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Feb 20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By Shooby doo
26 years since we stated so expecting the Hotel...

26 years since we stated so expecting the Hotel has now changed hands! It was the Howard Johnson's, sat right on the beach & across from Flanagan's, also had an Ice Cream parlour underneath it, the...
Forum: Accommodation 12 Feb 20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,291
Posted By Shooby doo
This was all over the boards last year, it's in...

This was all over the boards last year, it's in their policies, they pre-authorise an amount/night then charge your card at Day5 & release the "pre-authorisation" but whilst that is immediate it can...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Feb 20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By Shooby doo
Each stay will get a 60 day FP from each check-in...

Each stay will get a 60 day FP from each check-in
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Forum: Tickets 10 Feb 20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By Shooby doo
Until you unlink them, every MB will be linked to...

Until you unlink them, every MB will be linked to your MDE, the MB is merely a way of accessing your details on MDE
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Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Feb 20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Shooby doo
It would need to be the best IT system in the...

It would need to be the best IT system in the world, not even considering how bad Disney's is anyway! By the time you got the notification, read it, logged on... it would be gone & tbh there's not...
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