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Forum: General Trip Reports Yesterday, 07:23 PM
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Posted By AntonyJ
Disney there was next level - see you are...

Disney there was next level - see you are somewhere in Scotland - if you ever fancy a good Disney chat over a coffee, ping me - love to blather about it and my better half is not a fan :)
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 24 Jun 19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By AntonyJ
Day Two Part 2 up now

Day Two Part 2 up now
Forum: General Trip Reports 24 Jun 19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By AntonyJ
Tokyo May 2019 - Day Two - DisneySea - Part 2

After leaving the Little Mermaid area we realised it was lunch time, and also we were rather pooped! The last day and a bit, sort of caught up with us so we decided to take a break. We were both...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 20 Jun 19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By AntonyJ
Sorry - the orig post I saw elsewhere suggested...

Sorry - the orig post I saw elsewhere suggested it was in Play too -but am Apple so cannot go hunting...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 18 Jun 19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By AntonyJ
Suica Card - App !

Here is a nice development, for folks that are interested, there is now an English Suica card app for both iPhone and Android am told see pic below of apple Store graphic:
...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 18 Jun 19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By AntonyJ
Ohhh, good to know for next time- thanks - hope...

Ohhh, good to know for next time- thanks - hope there is a next time :)
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 17 Jun 19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By AntonyJ
Easy to buy from machines once you arrive, and...

Easy to buy from machines once you arrive, and ALL cards sold have a deposit on them of quite a small amount, about 5 or so I think. At the end of the holiday you can go to the ticket office at the...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 14 Jun 19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By AntonyJ
Am pretty sure that as we came up from the...

Am pretty sure that as we came up from the platform into the station and approached the barriers, there was a big sign in front of us that said the place was "this way" to send you to the right...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 14 Jun 19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By AntonyJ
Say about 1000 yen, about $10, I never really...

Say about 1000 yen, about $10, I never really paid attention to how much each ride cost us but the app gives me a history, so here is a page of it.

As you tap on / out it lets you know your...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 13 Jun 19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By AntonyJ
Have just noticed it says on their Facebook page...

Have just noticed it says on their Facebook page - that if Advance tickets are sold out online, then no tickets are available on the door.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 12 Jun 19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By AntonyJ
We booked this hotel, JR Mets in Shibuya, which...

We booked this hotel, JR Mets in Shibuya, which is actually part of the station (just, it is at the New South Exit end) and while it was small it was clean and fine for us we booked ages before...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 12 Jun 19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By AntonyJ
Yes it is come out of the train station Tokyo...

Yes it is come out of the train station Tokyo Teleport follow the BADLY drawn green line across the plaza, up the escalator into the shopping mall area.

Then enter the Toyota car showroom /...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 12 Jun 19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By AntonyJ
Am sorry but do not know - I read before we went...

Am sorry but do not know - I read before we went how it was best to get tickets, so I did. When we arrived at opening time (well about 15 mins past) there were short queues and do not remember seeing...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 11 Jun 19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By AntonyJ
We did buy them before travel via their web site...

We did buy them before travel via their web site - but on their web site it says ticket may be available on the door, on the day.

Hilton is great hotel, miss their combini store lol
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 11 Jun 19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By AntonyJ
TeamLab Borderless digital art museum is one of...

TeamLab Borderless digital art museum is one of the best things I have ever seen, it was stunning and well worth the trip :)

Get there as it opens is my advice, we did and got in fine, but when we...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 11 Jun 19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By AntonyJ
What sort of things do you like? You a shopper?...

What sort of things do you like? You a shopper? Temples? Animation fan...?

Also where about are you staying when there?
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 6 Jun 19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By AntonyJ
Day 2 now up also :)

Day 2 now up also :)
Forum: General Trip Reports 4 Jun 19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By AntonyJ
Tokyo May 2019 - Day Two - DisneySea - Part 1

Tokyo May 2019 Day Two DisneySea

We had gone to bed with the intention of waking up about 7:00 to get into the park queue before opening, at about 08:30.

Well that never happened, we slept...
Forum: Guest Services 4 Jun 19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By AntonyJ
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Guest Services 4 Jun 19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By AntonyJ
I was under impression, possibly wrongly, that...

I was under impression, possibly wrongly, that there was some limit to the number of pics I could upload - and wanted to free up space room old pics, for the new ones I wanted to use.
Forum: Guest Services 4 Jun 19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By AntonyJ
If I upload a photo here and then ... ?

Am doing some trip reports for my Tokyo trip last week, uploading pics and adding them to the postings am doing.

Cannot see how to delete older pictures I have uploaded in the past, and if I do...
Forum: General Trip Reports 2 Jun 19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By AntonyJ
To be honest, looking at my pictures triggered a...

To be honest, looking at my pictures triggered a memory associated, one thing lead to another...

Sort of surprised how much I typed!

Pity cannot post video here, apart from linking to YouTube,...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 2 Jun 19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By AntonyJ
Forum: General Trip Reports 2 Jun 19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By AntonyJ
Tokyo May 2019 - Travel & Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo May 2019 - Travel Day and Tokyo Disneyland

Just to set the scene for people who may not have followed my prep postings.

Myself and my partner live near Glasgow but are flying out of...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Jun 19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,159
Posted By AntonyJ
Mobile Wow - they are nice!

Wow - they are nice!
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Jun 19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By AntonyJ
Mobile No I was not clear, sorry! Ordered and got...

No I was not clear, sorry!

Ordered and got voucher in UK, exchanged at Shinjuku travel office for real pass
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Jun 19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By AntonyJ
Mobile It is slow moving for 90% of ride - based on Test...

It is slow moving for 90% of ride - based on Test Track ride system - then accelerates up an inside hill and suddenly you are outside and there is a sudden drop and then it slows down and you exit...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Jun 19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By AntonyJ
No - we were only getting a 7 days JR pass and...

No - we were only getting a 7 days JR pass and were there for 9 days - so we picked it up at Travel Centre at Shibuya a couple of days later, also booked seats for Kyoto at same time. There was a...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Jun 19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By AntonyJ
Mobile JR Mets - at the New South Exit part of the...

JR Mets - at the New South Exit part of the station.

Small rooms, double bed - spotless clean and very nice business type hotel room - would use again
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Jun 19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By AntonyJ
Would agree, but as my better half works on the...

Would agree, but as my better half works on the trains, we got massive discount price :spin:
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Jun 19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By AntonyJ
Mobile A YouTuber called thisNatasha is a frequent...

A YouTuber called thisNatasha is a frequent visitor to Tokyo and TDR itself, and her videos were excellent in helping me.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Jun 19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By AntonyJ
Mobile There are loads that appear much of a muchness...

There are loads that appear much of a muchness but went with Japan Wireless , had it delivered to the Hilton so was there when we arrived there.

I wanted to avoid a queue at the airport to pickup...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 1 Jun 19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By AntonyJ
Mobile We had to fly from Heathrow as we got the seats...

We had to fly from Heathrow as we got the seats via Virgin airmiles on ANA airline - made easier for us as my partner works on the trains so we went Virgin Trains First Class. However the times for...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 31 May 19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By AntonyJ
Well the trip to Japan, after Disney, was to see...

Well the trip to Japan, after Disney, was to see the modern mega city of Tokyo, rather than all its history. So the Kyoto day trip was half riding a bullet train, half seeing the older city - and for...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 30 May 19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By AntonyJ
Also just back - Thoughts on Japan

I got home Friday last week from a 10 day trip to Tokyo - since then I have been catching up on things at home, seeing family and friends down south (they live in north west England, me outside...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 29 May 19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By AntonyJ
Mobile They did last week and it was freaking amazing!...

They did last week and it was freaking amazing! Thought it had better floats than the Florida one - if Dibb let you post videos I have about 15 or so short clips of the major floats.

Loved loved...
Forum: General Chat 27 May 19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By AntonyJ
Another vote for Melatonin - changed my holidays...

Another vote for Melatonin - changed my holidays return that has. Used to have over a week of feeling ill, now 2 or 3 night of a bit iffy sleep, then fine.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 27 May 19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By AntonyJ
Well i am off this week to cope with jet lag (so...

Well i am off this week to cope with jet lag (so far, not too bad, I feared much worse!) and have no plans for Thursday and Friday, so might give it a go then.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 26 May 19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By AntonyJ
But as said above, if you have JR Pass then the...

But as said above, if you have JR Pass then the only things for travel you would use it for would be non-JR lines like the underground, and paying for Disney monorail.
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 26 May 19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By AntonyJ
I had one and used it for buying things in the...

I had one and used it for buying things in the parks (every Disney shop / stall takes them - bar the very very mobile carts that sold bottles only), and I used it to buy food and drinks outside the...
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