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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Today, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Three Bridges at Coronado Springs seems a...

Three Bridges at Coronado Springs seems a favourite of many. Doesn’t take bookings, walk-ups only.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants Today, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We never have a car and have eaten at many...

We never have a car and have eaten at many resorts. Either you can go straight from a park, or change buses (usually we changed at DS) or get an Uber.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Today, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,818
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I would take the TCs and try to buy a Disney gift...

I would take the TCs and try to buy a Disney gift card with them. Even in 2014 at WDW they had to ask several managers before they were able to change them.
Forum: The Great British Mickey Waffle Chat Today, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By Gill H
Episode 69: Disney Clothing, Bounding & Costumes

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What’s your favourite thing to wear to the parks?

The Wafflers sit down for a chat with good friend Robyn, to talk about different ways to show your Disney side by what you wear. ...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,353
Posted By Gill H
Thanks Mr Tom! Yes, I'm in the Vale. Will have...

Thanks Mr Tom! Yes, I'm in the Vale. Will have a chat with our social services lady.
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,353
Posted By Gill H
Advice please - alarm for elderly parent

I live 2 minutes' walk away from my parents. Mum is confined to a hospital bed at home, with carers coming in 4 times a day. Her dementia is fairly static at the moment and her many physical needs...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,832
Posted By Gill H
People have been 'famous for being famous' since...

People have been 'famous for being famous' since time immemorial. Think of the 'socialites' in the 1920s, for example.

If he was on a TV programme you presumably wouldn't have an issue with him...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning Yesterday, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Gill H
Stayed there several times. It’s no frills but...

Stayed there several times. It’s no frills but safe, clean, comfy beds, lovely staff and surprisingly good quality breakfast.

It is directly opposite the RER station back entrance. Be aware that...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 13 Aug 22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Starbucks is fine and has more than muffins. ...

Starbucks is fine and has more than muffins. Earl of Sandwich has nice bacon and egg rolls. New York Style Sandwiches does a coffee/juice/croissant combo. There’s even McD’s if that’s your thing.
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 13 Aug 22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Gill H
DLP is very much a locals’ park. People either...

DLP is very much a locals’ park. People either come for the day, having eaten breakfast at home, or they stay nearby and eat breakfast in their hotels or in the Village.

The only full breakfast...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 13 Aug 22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Gill H
It's ehhhh ... OK. Nothing like a 'full English'...

It's ehhhh ... OK. Nothing like a 'full English' and they seem to think that a great wodge of steamed (not fried) black pudding and a croissant belong on your plate along with the bacon and sausage...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 13 Aug 22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Last time we just grabbed a muffin from Starbucks...

Last time we just grabbed a muffin from Starbucks on the way in.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 13 Aug 22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Gill H
Mobile They would probably recommend hiring a chair...

They would probably recommend hiring a chair (they can be hired in the parks for about $12 a day) or an ECV. Worth asking though.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Aug 22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Gill H
Mobile As others have said, set up a holiday account...

As others have said, set up a holiday account (either with your bank or somewhere else) and set up a standing order to go into it after payday. Also check whether there is a ‘save the change’ option...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Aug 22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I believe you can get it in the lounge too?

I believe you can get it in the lounge too?
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,965
Posted By Gill H
I don't have Sky and have never knowingly watched...

I don't have Sky and have never knowingly watched Sky News, so can't comment on that.

But back in school, we were taught that all media has a bias and you need to evaluate what it is, and ensure...
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,192
Posted By Gill H
Agreed. Outside of the Dibb and the wider Disney...

Agreed. Outside of the Dibb and the wider Disney park community, I don't know anyone in the UK who has been to WDW more than once in their lives.

We had to save up at least 5 years before our...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Aug 22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Sounds like this is an issue with training all...

Sounds like this is an issue with training all the new staff.

On our last visit we put a note on our booking that my husband was allergic to bananas and plantain.

Every restaurant we went to,...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Aug 22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Gill H
Mobile It was on in March, for sure. In all the years I...

It was on in March, for sure. In all the years I have visited, it’s always been on.
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Oh heck yes. When we saw it there was a school...

Oh heck yes. When we saw it there was a school group in who screamed at everything, even the non-scary bits! It’s nice that they were so engaged but a pain for the rest of us.
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,192
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Disney wants fewer guests in the parks, but...

Disney wants fewer guests in the parks, but spending more money. They have been saying this quite openly since about 2008 in earnings calls. All their recent decisions are based on getting maximum...
Forum: General Chat 12 Aug 22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,192
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Both Universal and Disney have mini golf. At WDW...

Both Universal and Disney have mini golf. At WDW it is included with UK tickets before 4pm (officially, though CMs have often turned a blind eye). At Universal it is a separate charge.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Aug 22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,515
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Thanks Mick

Thanks Mick
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 12 Aug 22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,515
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Well, I missed the other thread so thank you! ...

Well, I missed the other thread so thank you!

Who are you flying with and where from? We’re flying from LHR with Virgin on 4 Nov. Haven’t heard about this though.
Forum: Accommodation 12 Aug 22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Gill H
Mobile I heard on a podcast the other day that...

I heard on a podcast the other day that Universal’s guest surveys have been asking a lot of questions about the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser experience at Hollywood Studios. There has been...
Forum: UK Theme Parks 12 Aug 22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We once went on Aug bank holiday weekend with...

We once went on Aug bank holiday weekend with friends - we got on practically nothing!
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Aug 22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Gill H
Mobile The Spanish schools go back mid-September, I...

The Spanish schools go back mid-September, I think that year it was about 19th or something. It really wasn’t a problem though.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 12 Aug 22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We don’t go till November so haven’t tried yet. ...

We don’t go till November so haven’t tried yet. Thanks though, that is reassuring.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 12 Aug 22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By Gill H
In 2014 we did Pete’s Silly Sideshow where Daisy...

In 2014 we did Pete’s Silly Sideshow where Daisy was dressed as a fortune teller. We asked if her crystal ball could tell her when Donald was finally going to propose. She did the ‘put a ring on...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 12 Aug 22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By Gill H
Travel On A Dream were excellent (based in the US...

Travel On A Dream were excellent (based in the US so you pay in dollars though).

We book pretty much everything with our Travel Counsellor Helen - Disney specialist, based in UK, phenomenal...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 12 Aug 22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Gill H
Mobile We did early September in 2017 and it was lovely...

We did early September in 2017 and it was lovely. Yes, almost everyone you heard in the parks was Spanish, and it was busier than we thought it would be - but not crazy busy.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 12 Aug 22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Gill H
Mobile Yes, I read that thread, but recently I saw a...

Yes, I read that thread, but recently I saw a thread where they would not deliver to POR. I am at POFQ so was concerned.
Forum: Shopping in Florida 11 Aug 22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Gill H
We won't have a car but thinking of booking...

We won't have a car but thinking of booking Tiffany Towncars, who include a 20 minute grocery stop at Publix. We were wondering if we could do a curbside collection through Instacart and pick it up...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 11 Aug 22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By Gill H
It is totally different from any other version,...

It is totally different from any other version, including the West End show. Definitely worth going another time to catch it!
Forum: General Chat 11 Aug 22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Gill H
Oh, fantastic! You will be able to get into...

Oh, fantastic!

You will be able to get into plenty of restaurants. Several are not owned by Disney and/or not bookable. King Ludwig's has become a favourite of ours, and not just for the happy...
Forum: Shopping in Florida 11 Aug 22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Gill H
I'm interested too. I was looking at Instacart...

I'm interested too. I was looking at Instacart but apparently they don't go to all the Disney resorts?
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 11 Aug 22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Gill H
Tusker House is a good one. As well as all the...

Tusker House is a good one. As well as all the usual food items there are some more unusual African inspired offerings too. Just learn from our mistake and leave youself enough time to meet all the...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 11 Aug 22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By Gill H
Mobile This is why I haven’t renewed my AP. You need to...

This is why I haven’t renewed my AP. You need to make park reservations if you are offsite, and you can’t do that without an AP.

There are ways to buy them at home, but then that wastes some of...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Aug 22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Gill H
I believe you can still buy the old ones for a...

I believe you can still buy the old ones for a while. If the new ones really take off, the old ones could be discounted.

However, the reaction so far to the new ones has been meh…

I can see...
Forum: Accommodation 11 Aug 22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,073
Posted By Gill H
And now I have the old country song ‘No Charge’...

And now I have the old country song ‘No Charge’ in my head…
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