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Forum: Theme Parks Florida Today, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Eccle
I felt the same yesterday, we have 5 nights...

I felt the same yesterday, we have 5 nights onsite and could only get Slinky after 7pm on 60+5, and FOP on the evening of 60+3 with no availability on any other day.

I am both frustrated that we...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Today, 11:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,779
Posted By Eccle
Unfortunately even paying a premium to stay...

Unfortunately even paying a premium to stay onsite doesnt get you the FPs you want if you arent doing a long stay. We have 5 nights and could only get FOP and Slinky at really awkward times, Slinky...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Today, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By Eccle
You definitely wont get 7 Dwarfs on the 20th or...

You definitely wont get 7 Dwarfs on the 20th or Slinky on the 21st, those are gone so I wouldnt waste time trying. I did mine yesterday and the only Slinky I could get for a 5 night stay was 7.20pm...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 18 Jun 19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,946
Posted By Eccle
Fastpass day tomorrow for the onsite days, I...

Fastpass day tomorrow for the onsite days, I think I am slowly but surely losing the plot with it all! Availability is looking much worse for FOP and Slinky than I had been expecting based on looking...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Jun 19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By Eccle
A few comments from me (doing mine tomorrow!) I...

A few comments from me (doing mine tomorrow!)
I dont think you will get a 10am 7 Dwarfs on your first day, and you definitely wont get Slinky at all on your second (I am worried about whether I...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Jun 19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Eccle
Great thank you, thats good news!

Great thank you, thats good news!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Jun 19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Eccle
Landrys app instead of card

Somewhere I have a Landrys card from a previous trip, but cant find where I have put it! Would I be able to just show the app to get a table and use my birthday credit, or does it have to be the...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 2 Jun 19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,067
Posted By Eccle
Thank you, thats good sounds like hopefully ToT...

Thank you, thats good sounds like hopefully ToT is back to normal by August then. The Dibb availability tool has passed me by somehow, I have been looking at the Touring Plans one to get an idea,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jun 19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By Eccle
Weve been 4 times, all with at least one child...

Weve been 4 times, all with at least one child under 5. We have been twice in late February into March, one in second half of August and one in mid February. We are going again in late August this...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 2 Jun 19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,920
Posted By Eccle
Glad you were able to get most of what you...

Glad you were able to get most of what you wanted, though a shame on Slinky Dog, that is the one I am worried about getting with only 5 nights on site too.

I always find the juggling plans head...
Forum: Itineraries 2 Jun 19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By Eccle
I agree too, I would make the most of being up...

I agree too, I would make the most of being up early and 60 day FP on your first day and go to spark, maybe do EMH
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 2 Jun 19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,946
Posted By Eccle
Yes it is a relief on the school dates, it was...

Yes it is a relief on the school dates, it was cheaper to fly home on the 1st, but I had to gamble that they would have at least one teacher training. I wish schools would confirm dates sooner,...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 1 Jun 19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,946
Posted By Eccle
I havent updated for ages! Suddenly it seems to...

I havent updated for ages! Suddenly it seems to be coming up fast, and I am currently trying to work out a plan for FPs as it will be time to start booking in a couple of weeks.

By our measuring...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 1 Jun 19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,067
Posted By Eccle
Thank you, yes I do want FOP too, ideally I want...

Thank you, yes I do want FOP too, ideally I want FOP on our 60+1 day and Slinky on 60+4 as I pushed that later to try and increase our chances. Those are definitely what I will get booked first,...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 1 Jun 19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,067
Posted By Eccle
Really glad it all went smoothly for you, I need...

Really glad it all went smoothly for you, I need to start thinking about mine. Did you have Slinky Dog in any of your earlier trip days! Thats one im worried about getting as we only have 5 nights...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Eccle
Im not familiar with Thomas Cook, but BA and...

Im not familiar with Thomas Cook, but BA and Virgin both allow a car seat for children in addition to their luggage allowance, you should be able to check on their website. We have travelled with...
Forum: Accommodation 29 May 19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By Eccle
We had ours shipped to Fairytale Shopper last...

We had ours shipped to Fairytale Shopper last year, our stay was at the start of our holiday, and looking back at my emails they shipped 9 days before.

The upgraded ones now are meant to be...
Forum: Latest 29 May 19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 33,288
Posted By Eccle
I can see them, but getting the error message...

I can see them, but getting the error message when I try to confirm same as I did a few days ago
Forum: Tickets 28 May 19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Eccle
We had ours delivered to a personal shopper who...

We had ours delivered to a personal shopper who then delivered to us in the villa, we had grocery shopping and some other parcels from it too so the cost was worthwhile for us
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 May 19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By Eccle
It was a really good experience for us, and we...

It was a really good experience for us, and we are flying into there again this year. We arrived just before the new car centre opened so didnt experience that on arrival, but immigration was quick...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 28 May 19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,689
Posted By Eccle
Your plans sound great, I need to sit down and do...

Your plans sound great, I need to sit down and do ours now FP day is closing in!

On the 16th i agree that id book MK FPs, then see what you can pick up at AK later
Forum: Accommodation 26 May 19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,037
Posted By Eccle
I could if they still have the same ones by the...

I could if they still have the same ones by the time we get there, but it would mean spending $75 rather than $30, and as I said before I didnt feel the full price was worth it but was ok with...
Forum: Accommodation 26 May 19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,037
Posted By Eccle
Yes, I was told they didnt know and just to keep...

Yes, I was told they didnt know and just to keep checking back (useful!)



I dont argue they are cheap tat really, I am not bothered for me, and I wouldnt buy a full price one, but I thought...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 May 19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By Eccle
No problem glad to help. She may well not want to...

No problem glad to help. She may well not want to risk anything not advised, I was more cautious with my first, but there are still lots of gentler rides and shows she can do.

Yes we will be there...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 May 19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By Eccle
Here is the list ...

Here is the list
https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/en_GB/attractions/#/expectant-mothers/
Soarin is ok based on this simulator wise. I also went on Test Track in my last pregnancy too having been...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 May 19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By Eccle
Ive been to Disney parks in all three of my...

Ive been to Disney parks in all three of my pregnancies, California in the first, Orlando in the other two. All three times I was early second trimester. There is still quite a lot you can go on,...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 May 19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,429
Posted By Eccle
I know they cant change them, but I can see...

I know they cant change them, but I can see Disney getting lots of queries from people wanting to who have ordered too far ahead then see something better.

I also wonder how Disney are going to...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 May 19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,429
Posted By Eccle
I agree, really frustrating that Disney didnt...

I agree, really frustrating that Disney didnt plan better and restrict ordering to a certain number of days before stay rather than allowing 2020 people to order (especially as they may change their...
Forum: Latest 23 May 19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 33,288
Posted By Eccle
I made the mistake of showing my boys the bands...

I made the mistake of showing my boys the bands when they were first out, we didnt complete it straight away as one was undecided, then yesterday I could select the ones they wanted but got an error...
Forum: General Chat 22 May 19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 999
Posted By Eccle
I loved Sweet Valley and the Babysitters Club...

I loved Sweet Valley and the Babysitters Club too. I wasnt so keen on the later ones with the evil twin thing though
Forum: General Chat 29 Apr 19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,890
Posted By Eccle
Yes it is, that just means under 12s need to be...

Yes it is, that just means under 12s need to be with an adult

I saw it with my 10 year old last night, and told him not to talk about it at school in front of friends who were still planning to...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 29 Apr 19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 782
Posted By Eccle
Yes I think that would be a good plan, it seems...

Yes I think that would be a good plan, it seems one of the hardest to get at the moment and at least if you have a back up in mind it wont cause a panic if the first choice one is booked! Hope you...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 29 Apr 19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 782
Posted By Eccle
I would do Storybook Dining first, and maybe look...

I would do Storybook Dining first, and maybe look at moving it later in your trip. We only have 5 nights onsite, and couldnt get it at all for August for our first few days, and only late times for...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 Apr 19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Eccle
Hopefully it will be similar for you next year...

Hopefully it will be similar for you next year then so you can go, with Easter being later this year actual Mardi Gras was later on too
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 Apr 19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Eccle
Mardi Gras is Shrove Tuesday which is 25th...

Mardi Gras is Shrove Tuesday which is 25th February next year, it is apparently a holiday week in Louisiana so lots of people were over from there last year. Not sure what dates Universal do their...
Forum: Accommodation 24 Apr 19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By Eccle
We have been 4 times and always stayed in a...

We have been 4 times and always stayed in a villa, with younger children having our own pool is good, and they can go to bed and we dont have to creep around. This summer we are going to do a split...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Apr 19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Eccle
Orlando Attractions were the best price for me...

Orlando Attractions were the best price for me last year and really helpful as well
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 23 Apr 19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 395
Posted By Eccle
For Storybook Dining, it might be worth planning...

For Storybook Dining, it might be worth planning for it at the later end of your trip, when I booked ours a couple of months ago I couldnt get it at all for the first few days and only at very late...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 21 Apr 19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Eccle
We did it last year, we had a buy one get one...

We did it last year, we had a buy one get one half price from their Black Friday offer. I wouldnt do it again, it was a busy day and the food places were understaffed, meaning that every time we got...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Apr 19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Eccle
I did the Princess half in 2013 and enjoyed it. I...

I did the Princess half in 2013 and enjoyed it. I wouldnt let it out you off if you really want to do it, just plan accordingly, do water park or shopping on the busiest days, and either get into...
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