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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Feb 20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,018
Posted By Fancealot
When we went in November I had just purchased a...

When we went in November I had just purchased a new iPhone 11 pro, I took several battery packs with me just in case all Anker brand, I had a 3,200mah, a 5,000mah and a 26,800mah I found that on a...
Forum: Accommodation 27 Jan 20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By Fancealot
In November we were in a non-refurb room, it was...

In November we were in a non-refurb room, it was on the end of Giraffe Trail with a pool view (lower floor at the pool level) we'd booked a standard room also, room was lovely, and was happy to keep...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 27 Jan 20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By Fancealot
I'd say morimoto asia is a good bet, bigger menu...

I'd say morimoto asia is a good bet, bigger menu for 'signature' evening meal, but you gen get a good meal on the 1 TS lunch menu - in fact due to illness I missed a TS meal (rest of group went...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 7 Jan 20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,131
Posted By Fancealot
booking ADR's at 180 allowed us to schedule our...

booking ADR's at 180 allowed us to schedule our park days, we made sure that the re-visit park days (went to the parks at least two times) were spaced out so if we couldn't get FP+ on first day could...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 7 Jan 20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,941
Posted By Fancealot
I'm not keen on cable cars at the best of times -...

I'm not keen on cable cars at the best of times - absolutely hated the emirates air line across the thames in London (cabins are the same as the skyliner gondolas) but when we went to WDW in November...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Jan 20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,852
Posted By Fancealot
When we went in November, it was really fun, We...

When we went in November, it was really fun, We were at a standing table as a group of 4 which didn't help with my arthritic knees! But it was REALLY busy!

I loved the bar itself, DJ Rex is fun to...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 6 Jan 20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,941
Posted By Fancealot
But as the article says, there is still a bus...

But as the article says, there is still a bus service just those to epcot and hollywood studios the buses are reduced to an hourly service, it would probably increase if there is skyliner downtime.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Dec 19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By Fancealot
We had 1 droid depot booking and 1 savi's...

We had 1 droid depot booking and 1 savi's booking, savis is definitely needed, and to be safe I would book the droid depot too.

In regards to getting home, I got conflicting reports from everyone...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 17 Dec 19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Fancealot
Hotels: I'd definitely do California Grill...

Hotels:
I'd definitely do California Grill again, but obviously it's a 2 TS credit but worth it IMO.
Sanaa and Boma at AKL - worth a visit (moreso for sanaa than boma)
Grand Floridian Cafe is also...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Oct 19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Fancealot
Remember there's two separate sites, virgin...

Remember there's two separate sites, virgin holidays and virgin atlantic, so if it's just flights it'll be the virgin atlantic site you'll need.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Oct 19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Fancealot
Our first of two days we're going straight to...

Our first of two days we're going straight to galaxy's edge, we have part of the party doing droid depot at 10.20 and part doing lightsaber build at 10.30 after we'll reconvene hop on smugglers run...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Oct 19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Fancealot
IIRC you get them at the counter service...

IIRC you get them at the counter service location, pick up the mugs then go to the till and use your MB to confirm purchase (tell them it's your mug for the DDP) and then get a nice drink from the...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 15 Oct 19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Fancealot
It depends really, POP would be the furthest part...

It depends really, POP would be the furthest part of the system if you want to do all of the lines, then onto CB for the terminus then onto either Hollywood studios on one line or Epcot on the other
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Oct 19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Fancealot
I'm thinking you may not be able to actually at...

I'm thinking you may not be able to actually at savvi's but maybe at dok ondars or the droid depot (the shop bit) as they're stores that send stuff to the front of parks (offworld as they call it! )...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Oct 19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,365
Posted By Fancealot
Several years ago I found that Universal was not...

Several years ago I found that Universal was not into pooh shaped people (it's probably due to the more thrilling rides) I couldn't get on HP ride in hogsmede but went through the queue with the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Oct 19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 55,020
Posted By Fancealot
Hi, just wondering if you could check VS75...

Hi, just wondering if you could check VS75 2/11/19 Manchester to Orlando and return VS76 16/11/2019 orlando to manchester, thanks!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Sep 19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,673
Posted By Fancealot
There is a lot of work going on at T2 manchester...

There is a lot of work going on at T2 manchester at the moment and I know lounges are limited, it may be that they have bumped 'normal' guests for Upper guests to use the V-room if there is limited...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Sep 19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,640
Posted By Fancealot
To be fair (and some people on this post have...

To be fair (and some people on this post have said it), it is expensive BUT compare it to other destinations, in 2010 my honeymoon to the maldives was £5000, this trip we're going on is shy of £6000...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,393
Posted By Fancealot
My anker 26800 power bank has gone on multiple...

My anker 26800 power bank has gone on multiple flights with me no problem.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Sep 19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By Fancealot
Last time we went to florida a few years back we...

Last time we went to florida a few years back we had 6 adults in a toyota sienna, it was snug getting our cases in on the way to the villa but for driving round it was fine, I was actually pretty...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 5 Sep 19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,199
Posted By Fancealot
When I went last time even the roomier seats were...

When I went last time even the roomier seats were small, yes i'll try again with the tester seats but i don't hold much hope!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 4 Sep 19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,199
Posted By Fancealot
I've got a different take from most, in November...

I've got a different take from most, in November i'm going to do both disney and universal, but this probably will be the last time I do universal unless things change.

I'm of a bigger build than...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Aug 19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,258
Posted By Fancealot
I think this is what i'll be doing, packing the...

I think this is what i'll be doing, packing the hilt in the case and chancing it for the blade, as most have said it is then about the size of a walking stick/umbrella and they're ok to go on, plus...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Aug 19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,451
Posted By Fancealot
Surely they won't cut open a case, all you need...

Surely they won't cut open a case, all you need is a ball point pen in the zip to separate the teeth and you're in, easy job and bypassed the locks
Forum: Accommodation 14 Aug 19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Fancealot
AKL Standard Room

Hi, I was just wondering has anyone had the rooms in AKL which overlook the Lobby? How loud are they?
What rooms are the better 'standard view' rooms in AKL?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Aug 19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,237
Posted By Fancealot
TBH with Savvi's they can only get a finite...

TBH with Savvi's they can only get a finite number of bodies through the door, if someone cancels that is $199 plus tax they will lose, it's only fair. For me by hook or by crook i'll be at my...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Aug 19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 18,604
Posted By Fancealot
If GE is busy and not letting more people in and...

If GE is busy and not letting more people in and you have a reservation you will be allowed into GE - that's what was noted on disneyland's system so I assume they'll do the same at WDW


Quick...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Aug 19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 18,604
Posted By Fancealot
Managed to book Savi's last night for November...

Managed to book Savi's last night for November (was my primary HAVE TO GO! ) then other members of the family have booked for droid depot for them at the same time and we've got the whole party...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jul 19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,626
Posted By Fancealot
TBH staying on property IS expensive no matter...

TBH staying on property IS expensive no matter which way you swing it, the fact you're using the free QSDP means you are paying 'rack rate' for the rooms, i've heard that sometimes room discounts are...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 18 Jul 19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 934
Posted By Fancealot
Breakfast wise we've booked Garden grill but...

Breakfast wise we've booked Garden grill but we've also booked Crystal Palace (wife is a huge Pooh fan), Tusker house we've booked for an evening meal. Wasn't too keen on Ohana's food selections so...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Jul 19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By Fancealot
Morimoto Asia Lunch

Hi, i've booked Morimoto Asia for our last day's lunch at DS before we head to the airport, from looking at the menus on the disney site the food is the same lunch and dinner (but 1 TS lunch and 2 TS...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Jul 19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,818
Posted By Fancealot
We're going to DS after breakfast, drop off the...

We're going to DS after breakfast, drop off the bags with virgin shop for a while then we've got a meal booked for lunch at Morimoto Asia before heading to MCO for the flight
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 Jul 19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,210
Posted By Fancealot
Has anyone seen this on the virgin star wars...

Has anyone seen this on the virgin star wars experience holiday you can book for Feb 2020, one interesting bit there states:

Dessert Party at Epcot

End your night in style with an Ewok-esque...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Jul 19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,106
Posted By Fancealot
Here's a nice little article on a page I found,...

Here's a nice little article on a page I found, it's a travel page for the larger person.

https://www.chubbydiaries.com/post/the-best-theme-park-for-plus-size-people-why-i-love-disney
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jul 19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By Fancealot
I take co-codamol 30/500 and don't usually take...

I take co-codamol 30/500 and don't usually take my prescription with me, i usually take a couple of strips of the tablets for whilst i'm out there in my hand luggage, on my first day i'll go to a...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 28 Jun 19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,210
Posted By Fancealot
I've made the tough decision that the money that...

I've made the tough decision that the money that would have gone towards the dessert party will go towards my lightsaber build at galaxy's edge!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Jun 19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,593
Posted By Fancealot
No thanks! 15 hours for a ride? I know there's...

No thanks! 15 hours for a ride? I know there's the element of it being new and on opening but i've seen footage of the ride and I consider myself a Harry Potter fan, this seems a bit meh to me, a lot...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 6 Jun 19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,543
Posted By Fancealot
I'm getting myself a lightsaber too, may look at...

I'm getting myself a lightsaber too, may look at getting it shipped home if virgin won't let me take it on board as cabin baggage, they didn't reply to my tweet asking them :(
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 May 19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,161
Posted By Fancealot
we've booked an economy car too, just me and the...

we've booked an economy car too, just me and the Mrs as a run around in case we need it and to get to universal/outlet shopping, the other party members have booked a minivan so if it's just us we'll...
Forum: General Chat 15 May 19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,785
Posted By Fancealot
I use sunsense ultra SPF50+ it's an australian...

I use sunsense ultra SPF50+ it's an australian sunscreen and a bit pricey but it's recommended for sensitive skin and i'm one who tends to burn rather than tan and always gets prickly heat too, not...
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