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Forum: Special Needs 16 Jun 19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,094
Posted By Ariel88
I have UC too and have used the DAS whenever it's...

I have UC too and have used the DAS whenever it's been really bad. One thing I've noticed in the US regarding disabled toilets is that they're usually not separate like over here. Most US restrooms...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 19 May 19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By Ariel88
I think for the extra money I'd always prefer the...

I think for the extra money I'd always prefer the convenience of having a car rental. That said, uber and lyft are both great services and the times I have used them they've been very reliable.
...
Forum: General Chat 16 May 19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,459
Posted By Ariel88
I don't think there's any A listers from Derby...

I don't think there's any A listers from Derby but I did know Jack O'Connell (Skins) and Lauren Socha (Misfits) growing up. Jack dated a friend of mine right before he filmed skins and Lauren was...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 May 19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,923
Posted By Ariel88
If it's anything like the 25th anniversary then...

If it's anything like the 25th anniversary then the celebrations will go on for a year. We were there for the 25th and are planning on being there for the 50th.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 May 19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile The anniversary is in October so officially...

The anniversary is in October so officially celebrations wonít begin until then as in previous years. Iím sure February wonít be any busier than usual.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 May 19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile All the items youíve listed should be fine to...

All the items youíve listed should be fine to take through customs but just declare them. Make sure you take medication with you in your cabin luggage in case anything goes missing.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 28 Oct 18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,926
Posted By Ariel88
Hopefully the prices will come down nearer the...

Hopefully the prices will come down nearer the time.

We booked the NYNY 5 weeks before our stay. I was hoping to get a ďfreeĒ 2 night stay with myvegas but only had enough coins for one night. We...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 11 Oct 18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Weíre here at the moment and itís 27 degrees. The...

Weíre here at the moment and itís 27 degrees. The pools are definitely still open.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 21 Aug 18, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile This happened to us on the Man - Sfo route but...

This happened to us on the Man - Sfo route but weíd already booked our flights. Virgin end this route on October 5th which is the date we fly out. We had to cancel our booking entirely and have...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 10 Aug 18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Ariel88
Been talking to the OH tonight and I think we're...

Been talking to the OH tonight and I think we're going to go ahead but scale it back. I'm no stranger to surgeries (this is my 6th) and I know how the recovery progress goes for me. 2 months post op...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 10 Aug 18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Ariel88
Itís a volvulus Iíve had! Of the small intestine...

Itís a volvulus Iíve had! Of the small intestine though. Iím thinking we postpone and maybe book somewhere in Europe instead. We can always do this trip in the Spring properly.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 10 Aug 18, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Ariel88
Scale back plans or rebook for next year?

I'm currently writing this from my hospital bed :cry:

To cut a long story short: I had emergency surgery last week and we have a holiday booked in October to the West Coast. The plan was to start...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 27 May 18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile As others have said itís a lot to try and cram...

As others have said itís a lot to try and cram into a 2 week holiday and itís best to limit the number of places youíll be visiting especially as the distances are so vast. To do each place justice...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 5 May 18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Unfortunately it looks like Ka isnít on on a...

Unfortunately it looks like Ka isnít on on a Friday night :( As weíre only in Vegas for 2 nights and arrive sometime on the Thursday it will be a bit rushed to book a show for that night. So looks...
Forum: General Chat 28 Apr 18, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Have a great trip! :)

Have a great trip! :)
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 27 Apr 18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Best cirque du soleil show for acrobatics?

So which shows are best for their acrobatic stunts? I can appreciate the music and a good story but as a pole dancer and aerialist itís the actual acrobatics that Iím expecting to blow my mind.
...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 27 Apr 18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,389
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Great trip report! Iíll also be knocking...

Great trip report!

Iíll also be knocking Fremont Street off our list of places to visit. We only have 2 days in Vegas so will stick to just the strip area now.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 23 Apr 18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Ariel88
Kong is okay but it relies heavily on those 3D...

Kong is okay but it relies heavily on those 3D screens. Fallon was okay too but I feel once is enough and will probably get boring on multiples rides. Iím not particularly looking forward to this...
Forum: General Chat 23 Apr 18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,511
Posted By Ariel88
I remember flying to the States as a child they...

I remember flying to the States as a child they would always do an announcement regarding declaring fresh produce. This was back in the days where they gave out clear instructions of how to fill in...
Forum: General Chat 21 Apr 18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 84,516
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Such sad news to read this today. I only read his...

Such sad news to read this today. I only read his cancer update recently and was thinking of how he was getting on. Thoughts are with his family at this tragic time x
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 20 Apr 18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,132
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile I find it interesting that people say Google maps...

I find it interesting that people say Google maps isnít that accurate over there. I use it as my Sat Nav for my daily commute and itís pretty spot on. Maybe itís because people are using it on phones...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Apr 18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile You still end up queuing for about an hour from...

You still end up queuing for about an hour from when you arrive at the gate but it doesnít feel that bad as youíre moving for most of it. Iíve waited half hour or so for a normal rope drop so itís...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Apr 18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By Ariel88
In October we arrived about 8:20 for a 9:00 Park...

In October we arrived about 8:20 for a 9:00 Park opening. At 8:30 they started letting people in but we were then held on the bridge to Pandora until 8:45. We were about half way in the middle of the...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 18 Apr 18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Are there laundromats close to the strip? Weíll...

Are there laundromats close to the strip? Weíll probably only need to do 1 load between the 2 of us.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 17 Apr 18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Iíd be interested to know this too. Weíll...

Iíd be interested to know this too. Weíll probably do laundry in Vegas as thatís right in the middle of our stay.
Forum: General Chat 17 Apr 18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile I did mine online last month and it took exactly...

I did mine online last month and it took exactly 2 weeks from when I applied. This was just before Easter and it took 5 days for them to receive my old passport (they wonít approve your new old until...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 15 Apr 18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,834
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Iím so sorry to hear your news Geoff. I donít...

Iím so sorry to hear your news Geoff. I donít know what kind of stoma you have but IA Support (http://www.iasupport.org/) helped me a lot when I had a temporary one.

Wishing you a speedy recovery!
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 15 Apr 18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,960
Posted By Ariel88
Mobile Great trip report, enjoyed reading :)

Great trip report, enjoyed reading :)
Forum: General Chat 6 Apr 18, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By Ariel88
The ultimate experience would be to watch a...

The ultimate experience would be to watch a Rocket launch! Keep an eye out on the official events calendar to see if any are scheduled for when youíre there...
Forum: General Chat 6 Apr 18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By Ariel88
When did weddings become expensive for everyone...

When did weddings become expensive for everyone else attending :/
Hen and stag nights have turned into long weekends away and it seems most expect cash gifts now. I wouldn't dream to ask for money...
Forum: General Chat 6 Apr 18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,667
Posted By Ariel88
That's what I meant! Sorry I worded it wrong. ...

That's what I meant! Sorry I worded it wrong.

For Manchester airport we tend to book a hotel overnight with parking included. This normally comes with a free taxi ride to the terminal but I wonder...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 5 Apr 18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By Ariel88
When I looked at Alamo Brits it stated there were...

When I looked at Alamo Brits it stated there were no one way fees in California and Florida but no mention of Nevada or Arizona. Perhaps this has changed in recent years.
Forum: General Chat 5 Apr 18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,667
Posted By Ariel88
Having parked at Stansted Mid stay a few weeks...

Having parked at Stansted Mid stay a few weeks back we noticed there's a free drop off point there. Does Manchester have anything similar? 3 minutes doesn't seem long at all considering we've spent a...
Forum: General Chat 5 Apr 18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By Ariel88
The honeymoon wishlist is with TrailFinders but I...

The honeymoon wishlist is with TrailFinders but I can't see what others have gifted unfortunately.
Forum: General Chat 5 Apr 18, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By Ariel88
That's probably a good idea. Although I'm aware I...

That's probably a good idea. Although I'm aware I earn more than the rest of my friends so I feel I should be giving more. I shall probably stick with £75 and although they've not asked for gifts I...
Forum: General Chat 5 Apr 18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By Ariel88
How much to gift for a wedding?

I'm one of my best friend's bridesmaids at her upcoming wedding where they have asked for money towards their honeymoon. What's the etiquette on how much we should gift? I was thinking in the region...
Forum: Intro's and Welcomes 5 Apr 18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Ariel88
Welcome :wave:

Welcome :wave:
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 5 Apr 18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ariel88
I've kept a running total of spends so far on our...

I've kept a running total of spends so far on our upcoming trip later this year. Whilst this isn't a budget trip as such we are planning on moving house next year and want to keep the costs down...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 3 Apr 18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By Ariel88
Hope you're having a fab trip! Can't wait to read...

Hope you're having a fab trip! Can't wait to read all about it when you get back :)
Forum: Intro's and Welcomes 3 Apr 18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By Ariel88
Welcome :wave:! As you'll probably be looking for...

Welcome :wave:! As you'll probably be looking for a villa with 5+ bedrooms I'd advise booking your accommodation as soon as possible. We prefer the villa communities located on the US 27 and have...
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