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Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports Yesterday, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Goldia
I remembered after I replied that actually I have...

I remembered after I replied that actually I have booked a signature as we are going to The Boathouse! Still it's only 1 for us this trip.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 27,508
Posted By Goldia
Good point about day 2 and stamina in the early...

Good point about day 2 and stamina in the early part of the trip. I think it is better to do park opening, or at least to aim to get there for park opening. And then just see how we go. None of the...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By Goldia
I don't think you can go wrong with any room at...

I don't think you can go wrong with any room at POFQ, we loved it there too. The walk to the bus stop is short, the walk to the pool is short, the walk to the food court is short...and it's so...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Goldia
I love the plate and I'm glad it made it back in...

I love the plate and I'm glad it made it back in one piece! Some really lovely bits and your mugs are gorgeous.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Goldia
Always good to do some last minute shopping. A...

Always good to do some last minute shopping. A bit of a faff setting up and linking the payment for the ride back to MCO for your parents but at least it all worked out fine in the end. I agree about...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Goldia
The hunt for ice cream, I wouldn't have thought...

The hunt for ice cream, I wouldn't have thought this would be so hard, goodness me, what a trek.

I totally agree about the lack of breakfast options in HS, it's a right old pain in the backside...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By Goldia
I'm also looking forward to riding Splash one...

I'm also looking forward to riding Splash one last time before it gets it's makeover. I think MK always feels busy in the afternoons, especially when there's a parade on as you can't get round it so...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Goldia
How lucky to win the dinosaur! Weird that your...

How lucky to win the dinosaur! Weird that your mum was set on getting a banshee. Your photos of Pandora at dusk are lovely. I haven't planned on going to AK at night, but I'm now regretting that...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Goldia
Happy Birthday Marie! It seems like she had a fun...

Happy Birthday Marie! It seems like she had a fun time building her light sabre, it looked great all lit up. It's interesting to read your thoughts on Space220 compared to other signature...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Goldia
I'm the same with taking a random photo every now...

I'm the same with taking a random photo every now and then for the trip report! It also helps me with timings. I'm definitely going to have to get some candles, although I really struggle to find my...
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Goldia
Oh no, I'm sorry to read this. I hope you weren't...

Oh no, I'm sorry to read this. I hope you weren't too poorly, so annoying you couldn't go on your cruise. I hope you were able to enjoy some fun in the sun.
Forum: Walt Disney World and Florida Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Goldia
What an exciting morning. Practically a VIP ride...

What an exciting morning. Practically a VIP ride on Guardians first thing, with the film crew and no one else around. I'm not surprised you got caught up in the fun and bought your limited edition...
Forum: General Trip Reports 3 Jul 22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,666
Posted By Goldia
I really enjoyed reading along with your road...

I really enjoyed reading along with your road trip report. Phew, you must be shattered now you're home! It was great to see some places I had never even heard of, thank you for sharing it.
Forum: General Chat 3 Jul 22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By Goldia
It really is something to celebrate. Many young...

It really is something to celebrate. Many young people don't even feel the need to 'come out' as it's just normal for them and there is no need to offer an explanation.

One of my brothers is a...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 2 Jul 22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 27,508
Posted By Goldia
Daily Plans I usually try to upload photos...

Daily Plans

I usually try to upload photos for all the planning updates as it breaks up the prose and I know I can go on a lot :blush: I'm afraid you haven't got any lovely photos at all, but you...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 2 Jul 22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 27,508
Posted By Goldia
He's also bought a small water bottle for his...

He's also bought a small water bottle for his park bag. Again, I'm like "why?" :erm: as we have a cupboard full of water bottles and tupperware we definitely don't need anymore. You're right though,...
Forum: General Chat 1 Jul 22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,178
Posted By Goldia
Wow that looks great after just a couple of days.

Wow that looks great after just a couple of days.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 30 Jun 22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 27,508
Posted By Goldia
Mini Update I keep meaning to come on and...

Mini Update

I keep meaning to come on and post our daily plans, but then real life gets in the way.

It's less than a month until we fly and tomorrow I'll be able to say "we go to Florida this...
Forum: General Chat 29 Jun 22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,178
Posted By Goldia
Really good luck with your renovation. I hope it...

Really good luck with your renovation. I hope it all goes smoothly and you end up happy with the end result. I can't wait to see it all come together.
Forum: Accommodation 29 Jun 22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By Goldia
I'm going to try and do it this way for our trip...

I'm going to try and do it this way for our trip. As you say it's not what we are used to, but I don't see how getting to the park an hour before it opens is in any way a time saving :confused2...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Jun 22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Goldia
That's very exciting for your daughter. We are...

That's very exciting for your daughter. We are over there in 4 weeks so will definitely look out for her. Let me know if she starts pining for any home comforts as I'm happy to take a care package...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jun 22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,217
Posted By Goldia
I agree with everyone else it looks great. Enjoy...

I agree with everyone else it looks great. Enjoy sorting out your flower beds. You're on the home straight now.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jun 22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,752
Posted By Goldia
This is a helpful list. I also have the touring...

This is a helpful list. I also have the touring plans lines app, this shows the posted wait time compared to the actual wait time.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 28 Jun 22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By Goldia
I wanted the Space 220 lounge and it was like...

I wanted the Space 220 lounge and it was like rocking horse poo to get! In the end I got it on check out day from resort 1, so that was day 8 of the trip as this was going to be a non park day. Not...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 28 Jun 22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Goldia
I've done lunch and dinner at both and also...

I've done lunch and dinner at both and also breakfast at Garden Grill. I love them both and my pick would be Garden Grill as we prefer the family style service, this is a more laid back meal and we...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Jun 22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,457
Posted By Goldia
We're normally around 25k steps every day in the...

We're normally around 25k steps every day in the first half of the trip, dropping down a little in the second half of the trip when we're not doing morning and evening in the parks. But even on a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Jun 22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Goldia
I was just thinking about this, I was sure there...

I was just thinking about this, I was sure there would be a printable out there somewhere. Thanks for sharing
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 28 Jun 22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 27,508
Posted By Goldia
They really are a minefield, very difficult to...

They really are a minefield, very difficult to navigate. Still, he's still young and I kind of hope he has fun and doesn't tie himself down.

I sort of think the Florida shopping is what Kate is...
Forum: General Chat 28 Jun 22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By Goldia
I'm confident I will have missed stuff off the...

I'm confident I will have missed stuff off the list
- American tourister Disney luggage
- packing cubes
- Mia Tui bag
- Landry card
- DVC points
- skechers
- Minnie ears
- cooling towel
-...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Jun 22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Goldia
Star Wars Launch Bay Opening 17th July

I've just seen on Kenny the Pirate that the Launch Bay is reopening with characters from 17th July. Darth Vader and Chewie will be there.

They also mentioned characters will be coming to Genie+...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 28 Jun 22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Goldia
I checked my notes and after the payment was...

I checked my notes and after the payment was returned I sent a message through the app saying it needed to be a true wire transfer and the payment was resent the same day. Then the following day...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 27 Jun 22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Goldia
It wasn't easy for me, but perhaps my...

It wasn't easy for me, but perhaps my inexperience is more to do with it. I ended up having to do it twice as the first time I did it wrong and the title company returned the money. So next time in...
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 27 Jun 22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 27,508
Posted By Goldia
I bet the restaurants I've booked end up getting...

I bet the restaurants I've booked end up getting changed when we are on the trip, but that's part of the fun anyway!

I can't believe Max has left school either, there's no way I'm old enough for...
Forum: General DVC Discussion 27 Jun 22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Goldia
Yes I used XE when we purchased our resale...

Yes I used XE when we purchased our resale contract last year. It was the same title company. I had never used XE before, or since. It was pretty stressful at the time as I really worried that I had...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 27 Jun 22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By Goldia
I've been saying July for months, but that's just...

I've been saying July for months, but that's just wishful thinking I'm afraid, as I love this show and I can't wait to see it again.
Forum: TV and Film 26 Jun 22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 65,711
Posted By Goldia
Just the first one which is set in the 90s

Just the first one which is set in the 90s
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 26 Jun 22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 27,508
Posted By Goldia
Ha ha, yes 😄 I can see why you would think there...

Ha ha, yes 😄 I can see why you would think there has been some alien style body swap going on. Kate is not into early starts at all, whereas Dave is up at 6am even at the weekends. So I'm trying to...
Forum: TV and Film 26 Jun 22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 65,711
Posted By Goldia
We watched Fear Street on Netflix last night...

We watched Fear Street on Netflix last night. It's a teen horror movie, those who like Stranger Things will probably like this.
Forum: General Chat 26 Jun 22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,178
Posted By Goldia
My Brother in law is former BA cabin crew. He...

My Brother in law is former BA cabin crew. He worked for them for over 20 years and was on the old more favourable contract. He ended up taking redundancy during the pandemic as he did not like the...
Forum: General Chat 26 Jun 22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,427
Posted By Goldia
At the school I work year 11 Prom was Friday. It...

At the school I work year 11 Prom was Friday. It was fab to see them all having fun! There were some girls who had trainers on under their wonderful dresses. We always provide fancy flip flops as...
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