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Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We are thinking of doing an Instacart delivery to...

We are thinking of doing an Instacart delivery to POFQ - drinks and snacks and a few room breakfasts for those 3am awakenings.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Gill H
Mobile When we got on the ship for the staycation...

When we got on the ship for the staycation cruise, they told us all to go to Fathoms to get our phones set up. There were crew to help. But apparently we should have set a PIN for charging, and we...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Gill H
Mobile You can also add it on the app (if you set it up...

You can also add it on the app (if you set it up properly, which we didnít!)
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs Yesterday, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 274,906
Posted By Gill H
Mobile See bighalís post above which explains it.

See bighalís post above which explains it.
Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Gill H
Mobile If you stay 1 night at the cheapest of the three...

If you stay 1 night at the cheapest of the three hotels, you get 2 days of unlimited express pass and two days early entry.

You can check in as early as you like, leave your bags with bell...
Forum: Accommodation Yesterday, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Will be looking out for reports from you! ...

Will be looking out for reports from you!

Since my last WDW trip I am 8 years older and much less fit, and I now have arthritic knees to contend with. We tend to be rope drop people but...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Ooh, good to know. I always make a special point...

Ooh, good to know. I always make a special point of smiling and waving at the dancers. They work so hard, and everyone is focused on the characters.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,120
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Where I am (small town in South Wales) I havenít...

Where I am (small town in South Wales) I havenít noticed any increase. There is a large elderly population and some of them still do wear masks routinely, but I canít say itís changed lately.

We...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 06:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,425
Posted By Gill H
Mobile If I still lived near there I would go and look...

If I still lived near there I would go and look for you, but I suspect there would be nobody there.

Hope this gets sorted soon.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 06:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,496
Posted By Gill H
Mobile So sorry to hear things are so difficult for you...

So sorry to hear things are so difficult for you right now. Please do talk to your GP and tell them how you are feeling. There is no right way to feel and everyone deals with grief differently, but...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 3 Jul 22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Currently Plaza Gardens is the only character...

Currently Plaza Gardens is the only character breakfast.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 3 Jul 22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Gill H
Itís such a shame you are going before the Marvel...

Itís such a shame you are going before the Marvel land opens on 20 July. It might be worth asking if there are any soft openings of the rides while you are there - I know there are special previews...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 3 Jul 22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Gill H
Mobile You can get in for 8.30 but it can take a little...

You can get in for 8.30 but it can take a little while to get through security.

Newport Bay has a separate security tent - check with reception whether it is open at the moment. If so it will be...
Forum: Tickets 3 Jul 22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Currently all UK tickets include park hopping. ...

Currently all UK tickets include park hopping.

Currently you have to reserve your first park but can hop to another after 2pm.

There are rumours of changes to the system needing you to reserve...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 3 Jul 22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Gill H
You donít need to book breakfast. If you have a...

You donít need to book breakfast. If you have a dining package it is included.

They may give you a time slot but you donít need to stick to it. We always go 7am so we can be at the gates well...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Jul 22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Gill H
Mobile From 4 till 7 the park was absolutely heaving the...

From 4 till 7 the park was absolutely heaving the 3 times I did it, way busier than any day. But that is partly because people are there for the event rather than the rides. I have never tried to...
Forum: Accommodation 3 Jul 22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Do they not still give you free iced water at...

Do they not still give you free iced water at Starbucks if you ask? I thought everywhere had to, by law.
Forum: General Chat 3 Jul 22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Oh bless you. No good to me but Iím sure someone...

Oh bless you. No good to me but Iím sure someone will want them. However - worth checking they can be exchanged? I have a funny feeling they used to be non-exchangable but that may have changed by...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 3 Jul 22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Great questions. I donít know the answers - but...

Great questions. I donít know the answers - but previously you could book FP+ for the time the park was open to everyone. Not for 7pm onwards.
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 2 Jul 22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Gill H
Mobile You can do it in the app at any time.

You can do it in the app at any time.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Jul 22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,489
Posted By Gill H
Mobile It was only called Splash Mountain because...

It was only called Splash Mountain because Michael Eisner wanted to publicise Splash (the mermaid film, which has nothing to do with the ride).

I agree it would have been nice to have kept...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 2 Jul 22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Wallace and Gromit! Disney level detail. So...

Wallace and Gromit! Disney level detail. So clever.
Forum: General Chat 2 Jul 22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,344
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Rafe is the posh public school pronunciation IMO...

Rafe is the posh public school pronunciation IMO. Like Mr Fiennes.

Sloth the animal rhymes with cloth (I am from South Wales). Just asked DH (from Preston) what you call the slow animals from...
Forum: Accommodation 1 Jul 22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Find a TARDIS and go back in time 12 months Ö...

Find a TARDIS and go back in time 12 months Ö thatís the last time I saw a good price.
Forum: Tickets 1 Jul 22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Gill H
Mobile If you book a package for next year, it includes...

If you book a package for next year, it includes free Cirque tickets.

Not helpful for this year, but it does perhaps indicate they are not selling as well as expected.
Forum: Accommodation 1 Jul 22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By Gill H
Mobile If you were only going for 2 days then yes. With...

If you were only going for 2 days then yes. With a 10 night stay I donít think so.

Personally I could only do maximum 4 days in Universal parks. But if you have been before and know you will...
Forum: General Chat 1 Jul 22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 995
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We have used it in several countries and to buy...

We have used it in several countries and to buy things from the US, no problems.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 30 Jun 22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,064
Posted By Gill H
Mobile That is allowed though. Apart from the pools,...

That is allowed though. Apart from the pools, anyone is allowed to enter any resort and use the restaurants, bars, shop, just walk around etc. You donít have to be staying on property or even have...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 30 Jun 22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By Gill H
Mobile You need to book the day prices are released,...

You need to book the day prices are released, usually 18 months in advance. Repeat cruisers get a few days priority and then they are released to the public.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 30 Jun 22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We went mid November last year and it was pretty...

We went mid November last year and it was pretty quiet. This year, who knows?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jun 22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By Gill H
Mobile BA offer it at Heathrow currently but not VA.

BA offer it at Heathrow currently but not VA.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Jun 22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Gill H
Mobile To be honest, it is only worth it if you stay...

To be honest, it is only worth it if you stay till the end. After the fireworks loads of people leave, so the second parade is really quiet and the last castle show we strolled up to the front a few...
Forum: Accommodation 30 Jun 22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,601
Posted By Gill H
We stayed 2 nights in 2014 and it transformed our...

We stayed 2 nights in 2014 and it transformed our experience of Universal. Portofino Bay was beautiful and peaceful, a real haven. We loved the opera in the evening and the gorgeous lagoon.

Out...
Forum: Accommodation 30 Jun 22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,601
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We have 1 night in RPR booked for November which...

We have 1 night in RPR booked for November which was £300

Much cheaper than the cost of 2 Express passes for 2 days.

We booked last year though. Letís face it, the price of everything will...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jun 22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We have used Helen for several holidays now. She...

We have used Helen for several holidays now. She is utterly amazing.
Forum: Accommodation 29 Jun 22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,365
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Strangely enough I have never tried a villa as we...

Strangely enough I have never tried a villa as we donít drive and there are only 2 of us - but I see many complaints on here about issues with villas and problems getting the management company to...
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 29 Jun 22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Gill H
Mobile There is a YouTuber called Lisa Preece who I...

There is a YouTuber called Lisa Preece who I discovered when looking for DCL vlogs. Turns out we were both on the same Med cruise on the Disney Magic in 2017. We turn up in the background of one of...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 29 Jun 22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By Gill H
Mobile It took us at least 3 days!

It took us at least 3 days!
Forum: Photo, Video & Vlogs 29 Jun 22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 274,906
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yep. Even if it is someone saying something I...

Yep. Even if it is someone saying something I disagree with or knocking something I love - or just a video that is not to my taste - I wouldnít give it a thumbs down. I just might not watch them...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Jun 22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Reviews currently are not great. If you have...

Reviews currently are not great.

If you have Tastecard they are offering 25% off (used to be 50% last time I flew!)

Worth getting a Tastecard if you donít have one, they usually do a free trial.
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