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Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 27 Jun 19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By lothaerna
Well everything is ready, we are just about...

Well everything is ready, we are just about packed. Just need to check in on Saturday morning and on Sunday we are Off. It felt slow to get here but now its here it feels like zoom!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 15 Jun 19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By lothaerna
Fair point Mr Morrow!

Fair point Mr Morrow!
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Jun 19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By lothaerna
Thanks for this information. We also arrive...

Thanks for this information. We also arrive pretty late in the day, the only thing that could be good is that the returns are done and the cars cleaned. :) I dont know much about SUVs. So hopefully...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 14 Jun 19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By lothaerna
Well so far, my fast passes are NOT going to plan...

Well so far, my fast passes are NOT going to plan :(
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 14 Jun 19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By lothaerna
Lots of advice to look at, so consensus is: Look...

Lots of advice to look at, so consensus is: Look for the low miles as they will be the newer cars.

In this order:
Expedition
Explorer
Tahoe
Suburban
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Jun 19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By lothaerna
Fullsize SUV with Alamo @ MCO

I .

AM .

SO .

EXCITED

I cannot wait to drive an SUV. I know Alamo state Ford Expedition or Similar. What can I expect and what should I pick for the best SUV experience?
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 May 19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By lothaerna
Olive Garden was a dream of mine since I saw it...

Olive Garden was a dream of mine since I saw it on will and grace all those years ago. It lived up to my expectation.

Thanks for all the suggests so far guys!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 21 May 19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By lothaerna
Oh, that is unforunate, we are staying in Hard...

Oh, that is unforunate, we are staying in Hard Rock Hotel for one night and were going to eat Bubba Gump one night and Margaretavilla on the other.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 21 May 19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By lothaerna
Restaurants - Whats your must do's to add to our list

:wave::wave::wave:

Have you any suggestions for us, apart from the list below.

OUR MUSTS (We have been before and these were our favourites)
Mannys
Bahama Breeze
Brick House
Carrabas
Olive...
Forum: Itineraries 19 May 19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By lothaerna
Our flight is at 12:30 so we dont have to get up...

Our flight is at 12:30 so we dont have to get up early thank goodness. By the time we get to villa I imagine it will be about 8pm, make sure everyone stays awake til 10, sleep and up the next to hit...
Forum: Accommodation 19 May 19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By lothaerna
We got given 6 express passes for a small error...

We got given 6 express passes for a small error the last time we were there. So I love the benefits that express will give. I found that we rush from ride to ride and dont get to enjoy all the...
Forum: Itineraries 18 May 19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By lothaerna
On our first day the last time we were in magic...

On our first day the last time we were in magic kingdom til they were telling to get out. I dont do jet lag. So my family doesnt do it either. Hehe. :-)
Forum: Accommodation 17 May 19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By lothaerna
It also says on the benefits that we get priority...

It also says on the benefits that we get priority seating at select restaurants, does anyone know which ones, do we just turn up and they will seat us quicker?
Forum: Special Needs 17 May 19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 57,167
Posted By lothaerna
I have emailed them about the statement: ...

I have emailed them about the statement:
Florida recognizes license plates and parking permits displaying the international symbol of accessibility that has been issued by any state or foreign...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 May 19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By lothaerna
Splashing out at the Water Parks

Hey, we decided that we will book one of the private areas for one of the water parks. Has any one any experiences of the cabanas/polar patiios, or whatever it is called at Volcano Bay?

Is it...
Forum: Itineraries 17 May 19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By lothaerna
Love coasters. My little girl is 11 now so we...

Love coasters. My little girl is 11 now so we will see how she gets on. I promised her 5$ for every coaster she gets on with no fussing (which coaster is predetermined, but its will be used for the...
Forum: Itineraries 16 May 19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By lothaerna
Well here it is, my final plan for our 3 weeks

Sunday 30th June
TRAVEL TO ORLANDO

Monday 1st July
MAGIC KINGDOM
Fast Passes will be: Seven Dwarves, Big Thunder and Space Mountain
We have dinner booked at Crystal Palace at 8pm

Tuesday...
Forum: Accommodation 16 May 19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By lothaerna
Interesting to know peoples takes on it. Mostly...

Interesting to know peoples takes on it. Mostly we wanted it for the express pass. Plus the universal and Disney hotels are quite expensive for us. So its a wee treat while we are there. :)

To...
Forum: Accommodation 15 May 19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By lothaerna
Thanks guys. I thought it was the whole park that...

Thanks guys. I thought it was the whole park that was open lol.
Forum: Accommodation 15 May 19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By lothaerna
So you can turn up for islands but it could be...

So you can turn up for islands but it could be studios and its only maybe Harry Potter thats open? At least we still have the express passes for two days :)
Forum: Accommodation 15 May 19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By lothaerna
HRH Stay and Benefits?

I just want to make sure I got this right. Universal Parks open at 9am so when you stay at Hard Rock hotel you can get in at 8am? Is that right?
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 10 May 19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By lothaerna
We try to go first three weeks in July, as the...

We try to go first three weeks in July, as the English schools arent quite off yet (we are in Northern Ireland), we find the queues ok, but I couldn't pass up the chance for the fast passes! eek...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 10 May 19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By lothaerna
Our Itinerary Plan

Sunday 30th June
TRAVEL TO ORLANDO

Monday 1st July
MAGIC KINGDOM
Fast Passes will be: Seven Dwarves, Big Thunder and Space Mountain
We have dinner booked at Crystal Palace at 8pm
...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 9 May 19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By lothaerna
Third time even luckier - My Pre-Trip

One of the main things I love about The Dibb is the reports that people complete about their trips. Specifically the food reports. I have been lurking here asking a few questions here and there...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 8 May 19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By lothaerna
Same class as me for the very end of June. When I...

Same class as me for the very end of June. When I booked it said Ford Explorer or similar. Now it says Chevy traverse. From MCO.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 May 19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,581
Posted By lothaerna
I got 2 Pairs for 13 in Sports Direct the other...

I got 2 Pairs for 13 in Sports Direct the other day, depending on size they also have 2 for 9
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 May 19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,581
Posted By lothaerna
No worries there, I am too afraid for that, I did...

No worries there, I am too afraid for that, I did the smaller version and couldnt breath from my belly 'flipping' hehe :d::d::d::d:
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Apr 19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,581
Posted By lothaerna
Cheers Dave, I might get them for the family. We...

Cheers Dave, I might get them for the family. We ended up getting in the lazy river to take us where we needed to go every time hehe.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Apr 19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,581
Posted By lothaerna
Water Shoes in the Water Parks

I burned the soles of my feet going from slide to slide on my first trip to Orlando, we are returning this year, I wanted to ask are you allowed to wear water shoes on the rides?
Forum: General Chat 21 Apr 19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By lothaerna
Two awesome suggestions :)

Two awesome suggestions :)
Forum: General Chat 21 Apr 19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By lothaerna
A fun name for rest days...

I want to put a fun name for non park days.

These will be for shopping, relaxing, pool, non park days, but totally undecided. Can you help me with a name?
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 7 Jan 19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By lothaerna
I got it booked! Crystal Palace Day 1 - 8pm :) Yay

I got it booked! Crystal Palace Day 1 - 8pm :) Yay
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 2 Jan 19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By lothaerna
Time for ADR

Today is our ADR for our first day, but nothing is coming up. Do I need to wait to a certain time?
Forum: Accommodation 13 Dec 18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By lothaerna
Now to create something to give to the girls on...

Now to create something to give to the girls on Christmas Morning to announce the surprise :)
Forum: Accommodation 12 Dec 18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By lothaerna
Awesome. Let me know. Who did you book yours...

Awesome. Let me know. Who did you book yours through?
Forum: Accommodation 12 Dec 18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By lothaerna
The good thing is that because of the extra hour...

The good thing is that because of the extra hour and the queue jump, we will probably have time spare to have some pool time :)
Forum: Accommodation 12 Dec 18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By lothaerna
It was from booking.com - we are going in July...

It was from booking.com - we are going in July 2019, got the room for 365 for the 4 of us directly with Virgin adding it on. Cheapest I could find.
Im glad we can use it for all the rides. It is...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Dec 18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By lothaerna
Awh it says: Paid theme park admission required...

Awh it says: Paid theme park admission required. Only valid at Universal Studios Florida and Universals Islands of Adventure theme parks. Not valid at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey,...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Dec 18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By lothaerna
Cost isn't really the factor i thought that DD...

Cost isn't really the factor i thought that DD (11) would prefer hard rock as a surprise :) I just like to get deals.

Have you booked with Amoma or Otel before?
Forum: Accommodation 11 Dec 18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,475
Posted By lothaerna
Oh awesome, it says on booking.com that Hard Rock...

Oh awesome, it says on booking.com that Hard Rock is 450 for the one night. Good to know that we can arrive then to the hotel and go to the park one hour early, use fast passes all day and the same...
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