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Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Gill H
Mobile Hairy Bikers recipe from Mums Know Best (for toad...

Hairy Bikers recipe from Mums Know Best (for toad in the hole) - should be online.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By Gill H
It is supposed to be closed when we arrive on 12...

It is supposed to be closed when we arrive on 12 Sep. The September closure has been in the plan a good while. Looks like maybe the refurb has started earlier than planned.

Its my favourite...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Are you staying onsite? If so use EMT to avoid...

Are you staying onsite? If so use EMT to avoid some queues. Peter Pan will be a walk on first thing, as will Teacups and Carousel. Or start in Discoveryland and head straight for Buzz.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 18 Aug 19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Sparkling clean when we stayed. The air con was...

Sparkling clean when we stayed. The air con was the standard British/European version, ie gentle rather than freezing cold as the Americans like it.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 18 Aug 19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Gill H
Mobile No need to book. It is nice but if there is the...

No need to book. It is nice but if there is the slightest wind or rain then it doesnt run.

Earl of Sandwich has good deals for a meal and a ride.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Aug 19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Gill H
I would Uber it. Easier and quicker door to door.

I would Uber it. Easier and quicker door to door.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Aug 19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Val dEurope is literally one stop on the RER,...

Val dEurope is literally one stop on the RER, takes 5 minutes. We have stayed at the Elysee and next time we are staying at the Ibis.

Marne la Vallee is a big area so make sure you specify Val...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 16 Aug 19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By Gill H
Mobile If it is just for DLP dont bother. So many...

If it is just for DLP dont bother. So many ways to transfer. RS Transports will get you there in 45 minutes very inexpensively.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 16 Aug 19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 936
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Interesting. I have only done one cruise - 7...

Interesting. I have only done one cruise - 7 nights round the Med in September on the Magic. We didnt see many kids around, the adults only places were quiet and we found it perfect for two adults...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,740
Posted By Gill H
Mobile There are options other than flying or Eurostar. ...

There are options other than flying or Eurostar. Some Dibbers have done the Hull-Zeebrugge ferry for instance.
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,799
Posted By Gill H
Ah, OK, never booked a package.

Ah, OK, never booked a package.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 16 Aug 19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Gill H
We usually just get a cuppa and something to...

We usually just get a cuppa and something to nibble. We always go before they make the announcement so there is no queue!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 16 Aug 19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Gill H
See, that does tempt me. Not so much for parade...

See, that does tempt me. Not so much for parade - we have seen it many times and tend to go to Town Square where there is often lots of room. But I do hate all the pushing and bad behaviour at...
Forum: General Chat 16 Aug 19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,799
Posted By Gill H
Also check whether the flight includes checked...

Also check whether the flight includes checked luggage. Quite often now they default to the hand luggage only version.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 16 Aug 19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Oh dear! I loved ours (one set up from the...

Oh dear! I loved ours (one set up from the Disney Cruise Fans and Addicts page) and met up with several members at DLP before the cruise, as well as on the cruise itself.

Hope you meet up with...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Aug 19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Also sometimes there are offers on the category 2...

Also sometimes there are offers on the category 2 seats for the later show. Check the French DLP website for a billet malin offer.

Higher up also means out of the way of the dust.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Aug 19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Gill H
The marathon is at DLP so either stay onsite or...

The marathon is at DLP so either stay onsite or somewhere in Val dEurope. Many of the Val dEurope hotels are one stop on the RER so five minutes away. Some are walkable such as the Hipark.
...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 15 Aug 19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Gill H
It is a set menu with three courses and very...

It is a set menu with three courses and very pricey for what you get IMO. It has always been overly fussy but looks even more so now (I havent done it since they changed it). Also you are getting...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Aug 19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Gill H
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Aug 19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Gill H
Which resorts and how likely?

Been pricing up, thinking of renting points for our next stay.

About us...

We are a couple in our 50s with no children, and no car. We will mostly be onsite for everything including meals. ...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Aug 19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Gill H
Split stay DDP question

Considering renting points for our next stay.

We would want to buy the DDP. (Yes I know, but we have done the maths and it works for us. Putting money aside on a card might also work, but we...
Forum: TV and Film 15 Aug 19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Bring it on!

Bring it on!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Aug 19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Has it changed? They all automatically appeared...

Has it changed? They all automatically appeared on our account without having to scan.
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,740
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Offsite - possibly. Although a weekend in...

Offsite - possibly. Although a weekend in Brighton cost us more than that recently, as would a few days in many UK and European cities.

Our next trip is 3 nights at the Ibis Val dEurope - just...
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Dont forget you can get free iced water from any...

Dont forget you can get free iced water from any vendor.
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,740
Posted By Gill H
Kettles available at reception, just ask. Most...

Kettles available at reception, just ask. Most European hotels dont use them. Not an indicator of basic at all.

As for food - quick service in France is not quick and often not good. Better...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Aug 19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yes, do remember to include tips in your budget. ...

Yes, do remember to include tips in your budget. If you get QSDP you wont need to tip.
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,740
Posted By Gill H
Mobile The Fastpass system is the same one that loads of...

The Fastpass system is the same one that loads of WDW visitors still wish they had!

Its all in the planning. If you get there for the beginning of EMT you can ride big queue-ers such as Peter...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 14 Aug 19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By Gill H
Your thoughts are along the same lines as mine. ...

Your thoughts are along the same lines as mine. Still tempting but I think we may resist.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Aug 19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,522
Posted By Gill H
We woke at 3am the first day and 5am every other...

We woke at 3am the first day and 5am every other day. Often popped back to our resort for a siesta though!
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,972
Posted By Gill H
Last night was the first time I switched the fan...

Last night was the first time I switched the fan off. Tomorrow I may actually sleep with a sheet over me for the first time in months. Not the duvet, it will be at least another month before that...
Forum: TV and Film 14 Aug 19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,042
Posted By Gill H
I regard swear words as very hot chilli peppers,...

I regard swear words as very hot chilli peppers, to be used sparingly and for deliberate effect. I hardly ever swear, so if I do you know its bad!

That said - would the first 10 minutes of Four...
Forum: General Chat 14 Aug 19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,740
Posted By Gill H
Been 12 times now, before and after WDW. Love it...

Been 12 times now, before and after WDW. Love it - it is our home.

You just need to do your research and enjoy it as a French experience, not an American one.

Many of the rides are newer and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 14 Aug 19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,126
Posted By Gill H
It is annoying but sadly they and others have...

It is annoying but sadly they and others have been doing it for years. The other thing they used to do I think, was advertise in the window a rate you could only get if you bought their prepaid...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Aug 19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,233
Posted By Gill H
Beef flavour? That will upset a lot of veggies. ...

Beef flavour? That will upset a lot of veggies. Why on earth do you need beef flavour on chips?
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 14 Aug 19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,518
Posted By Gill H
Thing is , it is an individual thing. If you get...

Thing is , it is an individual thing. If you get it free surely it is a no brainer. But also there are different types.

At a Value you get free breakfast which is actually one free QS credit...
Forum: The Great British Mickey Waffle Chat 13 Aug 19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Thank you! I hope I pronounced your daughters...

Thank you! I hope I pronounced your daughters name right!
Forum: General Chat 13 Aug 19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We always get the 5 year warranty from John...

We always get the 5 year warranty from John Lewis. Has been a lifesaver for our washing machine.
Forum: Accommodation 13 Aug 19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,435
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I dont think you can. Why not just bring some...

I dont think you can. Why not just bring some small chocolates instead?
Forum: General Chat 13 Aug 19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,972
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Still far too muggy here in London. Not sunny...

Still far too muggy here in London. Not sunny but still humid.
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