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Forum: General DVC Discussion Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By Shooby doo
Didn't want to read & run!:pgig: I think it...

Didn't want to read & run!:pgig: I think it depends on whether the International Members rule is still in place? I would have thought that if it isn't already stopped that it must be soon as borders...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By Shooby doo
Jaxx can recommend Abracadabar at Boardwalk,...

Jaxx can recommend Abracadabar at Boardwalk, something a little different & if eating at the Flying Fish you can carry them through. Only ones we didn't like were at Whispering Canyon, they just...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Shooby doo
I watched a Vlog where they broke down the hourly...

I watched a Vlog where they broke down the hourly cost of both parties & even though VM had the additional hour on a per/hour basis it was the more expensive of the 2! I certainly think that as long...
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Shooby doo
It's hard to predict whether a "normal" MNSSHP...

It's hard to predict whether a "normal" MNSSHP will return with Disney's current "fixation" with less for more! I believe guest feedback wasn't great & on the reduced hours it is pretty much do rides...
Forum: Tickets 25 Nov 21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Shooby doo
Never had a problem linking "Will Call" tickets,...

Never had a problem linking "Will Call" tickets, in fact I don't think I've ever picked any up- our last proper Disney tickets might have been Hopper +! I would contact your supplier as there is no...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Nov 21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Shooby doo
Can't comment on hair dryers except that I'm sure...

Can't comment on hair dryers except that I'm sure they are all the same but DW does the blow dry thing & within 10secs of exiting the room...humidity happens & "Kate Bush circa Wuthering Heights"...
Forum: Tickets 25 Nov 21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By Shooby doo
Glad you got sorted but FE are the problem, to be...

Glad you got sorted but FE are the problem, to be fair to Disney they could have quite easily fobbed you off as you technically never entered into a contract with them. If I was cynical, I'd say that...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 25 Nov 21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Shooby doo
I'm fairly sure that our "cancelled" Sept flights...

I'm fairly sure that our "cancelled" Sept flights had a terminal change due to a reduced schedule so I think a lot will depend on how much of a schedule they have back by next year IYKWIM. First time...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 24 Nov 21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By Shooby doo
There's a reason a lot of them have gone t Fixe...

There's a reason a lot of them have gone t Fixe prix, easier to manage, until the US supply chain steadies & they actually know how much food is going to cost, they can't set a price. I'd be...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 24 Nov 21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,476
Posted By Shooby doo
Tinternet land is in meltdown about it...lots of...

Tinternet land is in meltdown about it...lots of theories, 2 that standout 1 probably closer to the truth than others but:
1. They have no staff & can't handle 4 full parks
2. They need money so...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 20 Nov 21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Shooby doo
If you have to stay there then I'd book Hotels...

If you have to stay there then I'd book Hotels first, if Plan B is "happy to stay anywhere" then book flights or hotels first. But for those 2 you really need to be booking now, especially the Poly...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 20 Nov 21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Shooby doo
Very quick answer No & No! Any discounts will...

Very quick answer No & No!
Any discounts will only ever be on US bought "things" but that aside I have never seen any discount on park tickets, previously there was an AP discount (gone) & the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 20 Nov 21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By Shooby doo
Primeval Whirl is closing but no mention of the...

Primeval Whirl is closing but no mention of the rest, in current climate I think it unlikely to close as they don't have any money to replace it IYKWIM They are struggling to finish the projects they...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Nov 21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By Shooby doo
$300 too much but like you a bit out of touch!...

$300 too much but like you a bit out of touch! Certainly on your Signature days, $300 could be easily reached but not on normal days. We're budgeting 120/day for 2 of us but very little if any of...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 19 Nov 21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By Shooby doo
We've done TE twice & enjoyed it but in our...

We've done TE twice & enjoyed it but in our opinion the Kobe is far better! The shows are about the same but no "Baby Shamu";) can't be pushing the competition! The main difference is the food, I...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 18 Nov 21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By Shooby doo
But eventually the scales tip & it's all down to...

But eventually the scales tip & it's all down to the emphasis that you place on that "Disney bubble"? A lot of arguments are around ease of getting too & from the parks etc but you could stay at...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 17 Nov 21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,741
Posted By Shooby doo
Ah a good old tipping bunfight!:pgig: Just...

Ah a good old tipping bunfight!:pgig: Just throwing this one in like a hand grenade... why does it matter what someone else makes? To the OP your hourly rate is easily twice what a nurse, firefighter...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 16 Nov 21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By Shooby doo
You can definitely see how they are managing to...

You can definitely see how they are managing to push DVC, at those sort of prices! Although I'm not sure I'd pay the latest rates but then I sort of know that DVC isn't worth those Direct prices...
Forum: Tickets 16 Nov 21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Shooby doo
Actually think they should all be done for false...

Actually think they should all be done for false advertising!:pgig: Most people would think like you & in fact it's a frequent post on here, the word "Combo" is to make everyone think that they are...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 16 Nov 21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,588
Posted By Shooby doo
Who is really paying those room prices!

DW was playing around t'other night & for some reason priced up our stays for next year:eek: Our 19 night SSR studio... 7450! DS 14 night studio 5500! Then compare that with Royal Pacific at...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 16 Nov 21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Shooby doo
Obviously haven't been for a while, our SV room...

Obviously haven't been for a while, our SV room in 2018 was immaculate but that's 3 years ago! I wouldn't rule out a standard but after the first "wow look a giraffe/zebra/etc" we only ever sat out...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 16 Nov 21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 884
Posted By Shooby doo
Same as Tink, it was a lot easier when there was...

Same as Tink, it was a lot easier when there was a Suntrust just across from Disney Springs. Once Tcheques really stopped being a thing we just find it easier to have our money available there.
The...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Nov 21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,468
Posted By Shooby doo
They've been struggling for staff for ages but...

They've been struggling for staff for ages but imagine how much loyalty you would have to a company that made 75000 CM redundant (over the 2 parks) & now find themselves struggling to get anyone back...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Nov 21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,695
Posted By Shooby doo
AprilS whilst I agree to a point...hands up all...

AprilS whilst I agree to a point...hands up all those that wear the same mask! There's a reason the nhs change them every 30 mins;) Like I said you can near enough find anything both studies...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Nov 21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,695
Posted By Shooby doo
Now whilst you can find almost anything if you...

Now whilst you can find almost anything if you look hard enough, I did come across someone speaking about a couple of mask efficacy studies that have been "buried", if the findings are true then we...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 14 Nov 21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Shooby doo
YT I had same issue a couple of weeks ago, just...

YT I had same issue a couple of weeks ago, just kept defaulting to password & just a bit frustrating having to keep entering my card details everytime! After giving up I logged on to MDE & it was all...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 14 Nov 21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,476
Posted By Shooby doo
The "DVC" one has never included the waterparks &...

The "DVC" one has never included the waterparks & with the new AP's WP are an add on so would have been surprised if it did IYKWIM Actually surprised it still includes Photopass because that's now an...
Forum: Tickets 13 Nov 21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Shooby doo
Was just about to say try elsewhere as I don't...

Was just about to say try elsewhere as I don't think it makes any difference where you bought it first!
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Forum: General DVC Discussion 12 Nov 21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,247
Posted By Shooby doo
We don't "walk" as such but do book our first...

We don't "walk" as such but do book our first week as soon as that 7 day booking window opens, this has changed as before We'd just wait & book the 3 weeks in one go. So to get 3 weeks I now amend...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 11 Nov 21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,247
Posted By Shooby doo
Unfortunately it's stick to your principles & not...

Unfortunately it's stick to your principles & not get a room at the inn or follow the rest! Maybe once the points are out of the system things will get back to "normal" but TBH blame DVD/DVC - take...
Forum: Tickets 11 Nov 21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,545
Posted By Shooby doo
Sorry to disagree Mike but : Hotel guests pay...

Sorry to disagree Mike but :
Hotel guests pay $28 (plus tax) per vehicle per night for self-parking. For anyone visiting during the day, five minutes or less is complimentary, up to 30 minutes is...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 11 Nov 21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,247
Posted By Shooby doo
You do have to wonder if they will eventually...

You do have to wonder if they will eventually look at "walkers", I certainly recall how much emphasis was placed on that booking at 11 month window during the spiel! Now it's unlikely to be needed at...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 11 Nov 21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,180
Posted By Shooby doo
TBh we prefer to eat offsite anyway, none of the...

TBh we prefer to eat offsite anyway, none of the onsite restaurants are worth it IMO
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Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Nov 21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 22,954
Posted By Shooby doo
I actually think the number will taper off once...

I actually think the number will taper off once guests realise that really the only parks that you will need it for are MK & HS, then just pay for Rise, Ratatouille & FOP. IMO a UK guest on a 14 day...
Forum: Tickets 11 Nov 21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Shooby doo
Best to ask Guest Services, they are supposed to...

Best to ask Guest Services, they are supposed to be date specific & there could be price differences between your dates.
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Forum: Tickets 11 Nov 21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By Shooby doo
You will need a vpn as you can't get passed the...

You will need a vpn as you can't get passed the default IP recognition but once you can get on the US site there should be no problem
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Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Nov 21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By Shooby doo
Alamo Brits prices seemed "reasonable" downside...

Alamo Brits prices seemed "reasonable" downside for us is that it's airport only (I couldn't find alternative pick up points) so a full 19 days when actually a week would do. I'm currently getting a...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 10 Nov 21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By Shooby doo
I forgot they gave us a discount for last years...

I forgot they gave us a discount for last years closures:cry: $17/month increase for us
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Forum: Tickets 10 Nov 21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Shooby doo
In theory you should be able to buy the tickets...

In theory you should be able to buy the tickets anywhere & just add the guests to your booking- the Credit doesn't change IYKWIM Not sure what you are asking on numbers? You can't have 5 if a room...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 10 Nov 21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By Shooby doo
Well I checked yesterday after receiving an Avis...

Well I checked yesterday after receiving an Avis 10% deal & a small 4 door was over 140/day so 1000/week hasn't really changed :cry:
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