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Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Today, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Gill H
Mobile No vouchers for anything now, it is all on your...

No vouchers for anything now, it is all on your magic pass.

Breakfast is stupidly expensive so dont forget the AP discount. I think he can just pay at the till when you go in.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Gill H
Mobile GdN will come under Paris city and Disneyland...

GdN will come under Paris city and Disneyland will include nearby hotels including Val dEurope.

We have used them before as have loads of Dibbers. You can pay in cash on the day which is...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yes, it should do.

Yes, it should do.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Indeed. In fact if you have a listen to the next...

Indeed. In fact if you have a listen to the next episode of our Great British Mickey Waffle podcast, you can hear some Dibbers waffling on about their Disney pet peeves. It will be out on 1 Sep,...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Have a look at RS Transports website, I think...

Have a look at RS Transports website, I think they do transfers from GdN.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By Gill H
Mobile That review is hilarious.

That review is hilarious.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 22 Aug 19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By Gill H
Standard behaviour I'm afraid, just like at WDW. ...

Standard behaviour I'm afraid, just like at WDW. One of my biggest gripes.
Forum: General Chat 22 Aug 19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By Gill H
Mobile For fireworks etc it wouldnt occur to me - after...

For fireworks etc it wouldnt occur to me - after all, they make glow with the show ears which are specifically designed to be worn during firework shows.

For indoor shows I probably would - and...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 22 Aug 19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Gill H
Mobile AP events - are there ever last minute tickets?

We will be in DLP 12 - 15 Sep and buying APs on 12th.

Just realised there is an AP event on 13th but it is sold out.

Might there be an opportunity to queue for returns?
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 21 Aug 19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Both of which are now open during EMT, thankfully!

Both of which are now open during EMT, thankfully!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 20 Aug 19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Gill H
Also (as you are living in Spain there is...

Also (as you are living in Spain there is probably no need to say this) it's not an American experience but a European one. If your idea of 'Disney magic' = American cheesy OTT happy style service,...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 20 Aug 19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Gill H
Davy Crockett might be an option for you as...

Davy Crockett might be an option for you as you're driving - worth checking out.

But yes, there are plenty of offsite hotels that take you 5 minutes on the RER.

That said, if you can grab a...
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 19 Aug 19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 423
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 19 Aug 19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
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 19 Aug 19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
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: 533
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: 214
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: 6
Views: 345
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: 4
Views: 350
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: 179
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: 38
Views: 1,463
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: 4,788
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: 1,806
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: 597
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: 328
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: 1,806
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: 511
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: 238
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: 175
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: 279
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: 244
Posted By Gill H
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: General DVC Discussion 15 Aug 19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
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: 244
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: 18
Views: 797
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Bring it on!

Bring it on!
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Aug 19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
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: 4,788
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: 1,006
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: 4,788
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: 1,550
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: 4,788
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...
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