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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Nov 20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,550
Posted By abzorba
We've rebooked our 2020 California trip for...

We've rebooked our 2020 California trip for August 2021 and also moved a Disneyland Paris Trip from May 2020 to Easter 2021.

I'm not holding out much hope for the Easter Trip (it's offsite at...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 12 Nov 20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,814
Posted By abzorba
I'm adding Old West to my August PCH drive -...

I'm adding Old West to my August PCH drive - thanks for the tip.
Forum: General Trip Planning 7 Oct 20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By abzorba
We stayed at the Riu Touareg about 5 years ago...

We stayed at the Riu Touareg about 5 years ago. It's an amazing hotel.

The one tip I would give you is don't go in the sea at the hotel. The waves are really dangerous and we saw a few people...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 6 Oct 20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By abzorba
Hertz Dream Car Collection

Has anyone got any experience of renting a Hertz Dream Car and know what extras you get as part of the package?

We've rented a BMW 740i (Class O4 Guaranteed) for just over 2 weeks in August next...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 4 Oct 20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By abzorba
I've just tried a dummy order via the French...

I've just tried a dummy order via the French website (https://www.disneylandparis.com/fr-fr/pass-annuels/magic-plus/) and it seemed to work.
...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 22 Sep 20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By abzorba
Water Bar views look great. Might try a breakfast...

Water Bar views look great. Might try a breakfast at Steakhouse 55?
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 22 Sep 20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By abzorba
Much as I'd love that, my wife has a Salmon...

Much as I'd love that, my wife has a Salmon allergy so we have to avoid Sushi restaurants.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 22 Sep 20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By abzorba
Have added Nepenthe as our lunch stop on PCH -...

Have added Nepenthe as our lunch stop on PCH - thanks.

We'll be in Universal for our only Sunday in LA so can't do the brunch.

Will show Tonga Room to the kids. That looks like a proper night...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 19 Sep 20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By abzorba
Champagne Brunch sounds nice. Do they have it...

Champagne Brunch sounds nice. Do they have it every day?
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 19 Sep 20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By abzorba
Is Napa Rose similar to the California Grill in...

Is Napa Rose similar to the California Grill in the Contemporary ar WDW?
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 19 Sep 20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By abzorba
Anything really. About £80-120 per head would...

Anything really. About £80-120 per head would probably be good. I've been on DDP in Florida too many times to actually think how much a meal costs in the US.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 19 Sep 20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By abzorba
50th Birthday Restaurant - suggestions please

Our 2020 holiday has now moved to 2021 and with it now being nearly within a month of my 50th birthday it's become my Official 50th Birthday™ Trip.

I'd like to find somewhere nice to eat as an...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 19 Sep 20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By abzorba
Have you considered Economy on the way out, Upper...

Have you considered Economy on the way out, Upper Class on the way back? Sometimes works out around the same price as 2-way PE and you then get a bed on the overnight flight home if you can put up...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Sep 20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
I've also booked The Venetian based on the...

I've also booked The Venetian based on the comments in this thread: https://www.thedibb.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=1179711
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Sep 20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By abzorba
Same - we had a great deal on a car with BA for...

Same - we had a great deal on a car with BA for our cancelled 2020 booking but the prices were astronomic for 2021.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Sep 20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By abzorba
We've managed to get a BMW 740i for £900 for 16...

We've managed to get a BMW 740i for £900 for 16 nights from Hertz. It's listed as a Dream Car and Guaranteed Model but the price seems so good I'm worried what they'll actually have for us when we...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Sep 20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
Thanks. I think the perfect holiday would take at...

Thanks. I think the perfect holiday would take at least 6 weeks by the sound of things!
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Sep 20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
Part of me wants to get it a bit wrong so we have...

Part of me wants to get it a bit wrong so we have good reason to go back!
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Sep 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
We're a bit fixed with our hotel bookings now for...

We're a bit fixed with our hotel bookings now for LA, PCH and Monterey. I could cancel them (and 2 car bookings) and get refunds to adjust the dates but I don't think we'll get the hotels or cars at...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Sep 20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
We'd only planned on doing Beverly Hills,...

We'd only planned on doing Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Santa Monica and Venice Beaches whilst we're there for those 5 days. We're in Anaheim at the end of the holiday so will do Long Beach and...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Sep 20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
We're staying in Century City next to Nakatomi...

We're staying in Century City next to Nakatomi Plaza from Die Hard. What's the worst that could happen... ?

I'll do some reading to keep us safe. I hadn't given much thought to actually going out...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 15 Sep 20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
I can't move things around too much as there's...

I can't move things around too much as there's the added complication of it being my daughter's birthday whilst we're there and I need to avoid any driving on that day.

We were originally going to...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 15 Sep 20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
Intercontinental (IHG) and ebookers were...

Intercontinental (IHG) and ebookers were definitely the best for us. Being able to talk to the hotel via the ebookers chat function is a bonus as well.

BA were good as well (although we'd only...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 15 Sep 20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
My 2 daughters want a full 5 days exploring...

My 2 daughters want a full 5 days exploring Hollywood, Beverly Hills and the beaches.

I'd booked the Century City stay before the flights with the plan to arrive on Monday 9th but then got a good...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 15 Sep 20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
Nice work, thanks for that. Ebookers were...

Nice work, thanks for that.

Ebookers were really good when we were cancelling our 2020 trip.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 14 Sep 20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
The Madonna Inn looks amazing. So many rooms to...

The Madonna Inn looks amazing. So many rooms to choose from - are there any in particular to try and get?

I'll piggy back your research and get the Hilton booked as well- thanks. We're there a...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 13 Sep 20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 676
Posted By abzorba
Rebooking for 2021 - fill in the blanks please...

EDIT 17-Sep : Now all booked apart from Mammouth Lakes

We're in the process of rebooking our 2020 trip for August 2021. It's 24 nights (including the flight home) and an LA to LA clockwise round...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Sep 20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By abzorba
Sweet, cheers.

Sweet, cheers.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Sep 20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By abzorba
Hertz Rental - have I got enough cover?

Just booked a 7 Series direct with Hertz for 16 days from LAX. I'd always used Alamo Brits in the past so not sure if I have all the cover I need by going to Hertz.

This is what's listed on the...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 18 Aug 20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,841
Posted By abzorba
Thanks for the 1 Year 1 Day tip in this - we've...

Thanks for the 1 Year 1 Day tip in this - we've just booked two nights at the Valley Lodge for August next year.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 7 Aug 20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By abzorba
Managed to get hold of Steve via Facebook - all...

Managed to get hold of Steve via Facebook - all sorted, still trading.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 3 Aug 20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,841
Posted By abzorba
Mobile I think you're right about them not being on sale...

I think you're right about them not being on sale yet. Just tried early July and it's showing rooms available.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 3 Aug 20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,841
Posted By abzorba
Is everything sold out for August next year on...

Is everything sold out for August next year on the National Park website or just not on sale yet because of COVID?
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 3 Aug 20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By abzorba
Affordable Town Car Company

I booked a limo with these guys (Steve?) after some good reviews on here but haven't been able to get hold of them to move our booking from 2020 to 2021 - it's the only outstanding part of our 2020...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 4 Apr 20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By abzorba
Magic Circus and Dream Castle no more... ?

If you visit the official Dream Castle or Magic Circus websites you now get a variation of the following message:

Anyone know what's happened to them? Have they closed or are they being taken over...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 Apr 20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,606
Posted By abzorba
We've got this policy for our trips to Paris in...

We've got this policy for our trips to Paris in May and California in August. There's only about a grand tied up in the Paris trip as we're at an offsite hotel but the California trip is another...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 21 Mar 20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,007
Posted By abzorba
With that record I can't help but feel you've...

With that record I can't help but feel you've just jinxed all of our August trips... ;)
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 12 Mar 20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By abzorba
It's just part of DCA so already included in your...

It's just part of DCA so already included in your passes.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 11 Mar 20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By abzorba
https://cdn1.parksmedia.wdprapps.disney.com/resize...

https://cdn1.parksmedia.wdprapps.disney.com/resize/mwImage/1/650/366/75/dam/disneyland/destinations/disney-california-adventure/avengers-campus/spider-man-attraction-16x9.jpg?1583940556065...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 11 Mar 20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By abzorba
Avengers Campus opens 18th July 2020

Confirmed opening on 18th July so it'll be there for all of us going during School Summer Holidays.

WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure
The Sanctum (Dr Strange)
Avengers Headquarters
Pym Test...
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