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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jun 20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 384
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Posted By Griff_389
That was my query. Package operators are going...

That was my query. Package operators are going to have to release park tickets/codes for holidays offsite, when they are booked, and not sit on them til 30 days before.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jun 20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 32,713
Posted By Griff_389
I wonder how many people have 14 or 21 day...

I wonder how many people have 14 or 21 day tickets and despite perhaps going to the likes of Universal, Busch, SeaWorld etc on some days, book a Disney park for every day, just in case They change...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jun 20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 32,713
Posted By Griff_389
I havenít read any posts after this yet, but I...

I havenít read any posts after this yet, but I wouldnít be surprised if the time slots were just arrival times, to prevent large queues forming at the entrance. If the park guest numbers are limited,...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jun 20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 32,713
Posted By Griff_389
You can still purchase and use magic bands. Just...

You can still purchase and use magic bands. Just theyíre not giving them out free.
Apparently theyíll be at a discounted price.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Jun 20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 32,713
Posted By Griff_389
Mobile How does that work for people staying off-site in...

How does that work for people staying off-site in say Sept?
The likes of TUI havenít historically given park ticket codes out until 30 days before the trip. A guest wonít be able to do any park...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jun 20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,236
Posted By Griff_389
Was going to book a holiday for sept 2021 back in...

Was going to book a holiday for sept 2021 back in April. As that didn't happen, and no doubt most people from this year will be re-scheduling for 2021, it's unlikely we'll get there. Unless we get a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Apr 20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By Griff_389
Mine fitted into my large Tripp case diagonally...

Mine fitted into my large Tripp case diagonally. Remove the hilt and left the blade int he carry case, and folded the top of the carry case down.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Apr 20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,288
Posted By Griff_389
They may just limit how many rooms are available...

They may just limit how many rooms are available to guests, and that will likely reduce the park numbers. Or limit how many of the hotels are open.
They can always refund annual passes if need be...
Forum: General Chat 30 Apr 20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,628
Posted By Griff_389
I'm not sure i'd want to even go if it's in times...

I'm not sure i'd want to even go if it's in times where they need to take measures such as those. Operating at 50%, tape marks at 6 feet away, face masks, sneeze guards etc. It would just play in...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Apr 20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,541
Posted By Griff_389
I'd book for Sept 2021, but the problem is who...

I'd book for Sept 2021, but the problem is who knows what's happening with regards to my job, and then heaven forbid, my house.

So the plan so far is to hang onto what savings we have in case we...
Forum: Accommodation 27 Feb 20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By Griff_389
Moderate Resorts disappear from TUI

I've been keeping an eye on Carribbean Beach Resort on TUI for the last couple of weeks, and for some reason it's now disappeared from TUI's website last night. Along with Port Orleans too. It...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Feb 20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Griff_389
TUIs website letís you plan a multi stay (1 week...

TUIs website letís you plan a multi stay (1 week in one hotel and 1 week in another) if thatís of any use.
Iíve used it for two Florida stays, but not sure if it lets you do different locations.
Forum: Accommodation 24 Feb 20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,402
Posted By Griff_389
Why such a price increase?

I've been pricing up a holiday at various hotels for Sept 2021, and had just came to accept the price was what it was.

I recently found an email I had from Feb 2017, for a stay at Animal Kingdom...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Feb 20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,127
Posted By Griff_389
I checked with Tui for Sept 2021 and got around...

I checked with Tui for Sept 2021 and got around £2200 per person at Caribbean Beach for two weeks. (no tickets)

I checked direct on Disney site and got pretty much the same price for just the...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Jan 20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By Griff_389
We typically go for row one, on the left. Iím 6ft...

We typically go for row one, on the left. Iím 6ft 2 and can only just reach the bulk head in front so loads of room. No need to get up to let the window seat user out too.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 24 Jan 20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By Griff_389
Might be a bit late, but I got one of these free...

Might be a bit late, but I got one of these free from ATD.
https://www.attractiontickets.com/en/orlando-attraction-tickets/orlando-dining/orlando-meal-tickets/dine-4-less

https://smartsimusa.com...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Jan 20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,238
Posted By Griff_389
Just did a car hire price for comparison between...

Just did a car hire price for comparison between Sanford and Melbourne.

For a full size car, in two weeks in Sept 2020, with Alamo...
Sanford: £691
Melbourne: £393

Similar price difference...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Oct 19, 12:07 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 1,099,566
Posted By Griff_389
Place you picked the car up from:- Sanford...

Place you picked the car up from:- Sanford Airport
Catergory of car hired:- Standard SUV
Make of car you got:- Chevrolet Equinox
Hire car company used:- Alamo Brits (£390 booked 18 months in...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Oct 19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
Posted By Griff_389
Sorry itís took a while to reply. Itís a fairly...

Sorry itís took a while to reply. Itís a fairly large Tripp case, possibly the tallest one.
This link shows the images

https://i.imgur.com/q1ykrOr.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/2XsAJat.jpg
...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Sep 19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
Posted By Griff_389
The blade seems to fit in our larger trip case...

The blade seems to fit in our larger trip case corner to corner in its protective case. Itís quite snug and the corners are rigid so should be fine, so I think Iíll just put it in there.
...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 22 Sep 19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By Griff_389
I got a Chevrolet Equinox as a standard SUV and...

I got a Chevrolet Equinox as a standard SUV and Iím not convinced it would be big enough for five sets of luggage.
We did manage to get two large cases flat in the boot, but it may be a bit tight...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Sep 19, 02:35 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 33,045
Posted By Griff_389
Mobile Thatís not what we experienced. We got to the...

Thatís not what we experienced. We got to the queue at 9.40am earlier this week and it was around 90 mins. We got off and went back on, to a queue of around 60 minutes.
Iíd just check the app around...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 22 Sep 19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By Griff_389
Weíre they to measure the wait times? Possibly...

Weíre they to measure the wait times?
Possibly hand them back to the staff as they get to the front of the queue?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 20 Sep 19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 33,045
Posted By Griff_389
We got to Hagrids ride today at around 9.30, just...

We got to Hagrids ride today at around 9.30, just as people were being let into the main queue.
It took us around 90 minutes to get onto the ride, queuing from halfway between the entrance and...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Sep 19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,290
Posted By Griff_389
That seems to be the same as my large hard shell...

That seems to be the same as my large hard shell Tripp case, a few inches short.
https://www.tripp.co.uk/tripp-turquoise-holiday-6-large-4-wheel-suitcase/p3250
Iím hoping TUI allow it as hand...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Griff_389
I've never seen any paid upgrade on all the...

I've never seen any paid upgrade on all the flights I've had on TUI.
I've not really had an issue with IFE. It's just something to pass the time during the flight.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Griff_389
Calls/Data/Text included in USA for EE Max Customers

I didn't realise, but if you're on one of EE's Max plans (since Oct 2017), then Calls, Data, and Texts are included in your allowance when in the USA.
Wish i'd realised before I purchased a plan for...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Sep 19, 12:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,708
Posted By Griff_389
Probably why all I hear about it is questions...

Probably why all I hear about it is questions about how to be the pilot. Sounds like everyone is trying to get pilot by whatever means they can.
Sounds to me like they should be a completely random...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Sep 19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,925
Posted By Griff_389
This is the current in-flight guide for Summer...

This is the current in-flight guide for Summer. Doesnít say when Summer ends. I go in 10 days or so and expect it to be these. ...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Aug 19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,906
Posted By Griff_389
As the reservations for the droid and light sabre...

As the reservations for the droid and light sabre say you can bring one guest with you if youíre only building one, I assume theyíd let both people into the area the hour before the reservation.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Aug 19, 01:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,301
Posted By Griff_389
Iíve got a strong cardboard tube which Iíve cut...

Iíve got a strong cardboard tube which Iíve cut in half to take out there. Iíll put the blade in it, tape it up, and put it in my case if it fits. If not, a large hold-all with plenty of padding...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Aug 19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By Griff_389
Odd, we went two years ago in September and had...

Odd, we went two years ago in September and had no problems with iPads in hand luggage, and donít expect we will when we go in three weeks time.
Wasnít the laptop ban for travellers from certain...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 26 Aug 19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,301
Posted By Griff_389
Iíve not read anyone being able to yet. Tui said...

Iíve not read anyone being able to yet. Tui said a similar thing to me, itís too big for hand luggage.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Aug 19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By Griff_389
Thatís a similar query to me. Iíve got...

Thatís a similar query to me. Iíve got reservations for build a light sabre and build a droid.
I canít see them escorting you out of the area after your reservation, so would expect you can have a...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Aug 19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,808
Posted By Griff_389
Didnít it get a big refurb not long ago?

Didnít it get a big refurb not long ago?
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 24 Aug 19, 01:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,559
Posted By Griff_389
It will be interesting to see how they work it...

It will be interesting to see how they work it with people who have builder reservations. Iíve got one AM and one PM, and assume there shouldnít be a problem getting access, especially as they...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 Aug 19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,075
Posted By Griff_389
I got one of these sims free from ATD, and...

I got one of these sims free from ATD, and purchased unlimited data calls and texts for $39.99.
Going to swap sims when I get there.
https://smartsimusa.com/
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Aug 19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By Griff_389
I asked similar questions about parking, and...

I asked similar questions about parking, and early check-ins for magic bands with Disney Customer Services and got this in reply...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Aug 19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By Griff_389
Thanks for the info guys. Seems the general...

Thanks for the info guys.
Seems the general consensus is for one person to put things in a locker next to the entrance when getting near to it.

Do they have the same metal detectors as other...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Aug 19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By Griff_389
Hagrids Coaster and Lockers

Does anyone know how it works with Hagrids coaster and lockers?
Do you queue, get to lockers, dump stuff, then carry on queuing?
Or is it grab a locker before queuing?
Iím assuming the first...
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