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Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning Today, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 253
Posted By RockTheDots
We have a 12-night trip booked for start of...

We have a 12-night trip booked for start of November - 1st time visiting southern California. So far we've only paid a deposit to BA for flight and hotel, balance isn't due until end of September...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 28 May 20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By RockTheDots
I've received a refund. We had tickets for the...

I've received a refund. We had tickets for the 16th April show. I had the email saying I would automatically receive a refund 30 days after the show and the money was returned to my credit card on...
Forum: Tickets 22 May 20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,275
Posted By RockTheDots
Thanks for posting, at least I know there's no...

Thanks for posting, at least I know there's no point contacting Disney about our WDW passes at the moment then :(

Fingers crossed they might make some exceptions for non-US passholders.
Forum: Tickets 22 May 20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,275
Posted By RockTheDots
I agree. Really can't complain as I wasn't...

I agree. Really can't complain as I wasn't expecting to get anything back from Universal but it does seem slightly unfair that everyone is being offered different things! We are very happy with the...
Forum: Tickets 15 May 20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,275
Posted By RockTheDots
Just had a reply from Universal (only took 2...

Just had a reply from Universal (only took 2 days) saying that our passes expire 30 July (we thought it was 30 April!) and the number of days the parks are closed will be added on to that. If we...
Forum: Tickets 13 May 20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,275
Posted By RockTheDots
Ooh, really happy to have found this post. We...

Ooh, really happy to have found this post. We have APs which we only used for 3 days last year that we were planning to use when we should have been there in April. If we could get a 3 or 5 day pass...
Forum: General Chat 6 May 20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By RockTheDots
Ours had a flat battery yesterday morning when DH...

Ours had a flat battery yesterday morning when DH attempted to drive to the supermarket. Charged it up all day and it started fine this morning.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 4 May 20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,385
Posted By RockTheDots
That would be great news if free dining were...

That would be great news if free dining were released this month! After cancelling our April 2020 trip I would love to book September 2021 and have something to look forward to. I'd also like to try...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 28 Apr 20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,131
Posted By RockTheDots
We cancelled our VH flight+hotel package on 27...

We cancelled our VH flight+hotel package on 27 March on the phone, they said it would be up to 45 days before we receive the money back. I've heard they're now telling people 90 days so not sure if...
Forum: General Chat 20 Apr 20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By RockTheDots
The Storm Prediction Center has a "Severe...

The Storm Prediction Center has a "Severe Thunderstorm watch" for central FL:

"SUMMARY...A band of strong-severe thunderstorms should move eastward
off the Gulf and across the watch area into...
Forum: TV and Film 6 Apr 20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By RockTheDots
Same here! Seen them all once or twice before but...

Same here! Seen them all once or twice before but always wanted to watch them in chronological order and now with Disney+ and lots of time at home we can. We'll probably even add some of the series...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Apr 20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 19,486
Posted By RockTheDots
Good to know. When the parks closed we had 7...

Good to know. When the parks closed we had 7 weeks left on our passes (which we were supposed to be using this month), I can't imagine we'll be able to travel within 7 weeks of the parks reopening so...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 26 Mar 20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By RockTheDots
We have tickets to see the Killers early June so...

We have tickets to see the Killers early June so I'm expecting that to be cancelled or rescheduled. I assumed if you can't make the rescheduled date you would be able to get a refund! Given how...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Mar 20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,102
Posted By RockTheDots
Sorry, I didnít mean they arenít offering people...

Sorry, I didnít mean they arenít offering people travelling after the 16th April the same rebooking options, I meant they arenít offering people whoís holidays are definitely cancelled a refund. My...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 20 Mar 20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,189
Posted By RockTheDots
Agreed! Excellent customer service at DFCH. I was...

Agreed! Excellent customer service at DFCH. I was also impressed with Premier Inn allowing full refunds for non-flex bookings :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Mar 20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,684
Posted By RockTheDots
It seems currently even people covered by the FCO...

It seems currently even people covered by the FCO 30 day travel ban (like us) aren't able to get a refund from VH yet! Lots of angry people on Twitter yesterday after they changed their policy to...
Forum: Accommodation 18 Mar 20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By RockTheDots
I got an email this evening too. Very impressed...

I got an email this evening too. Very impressed as I wasnít expecting to get my money back. If only Virgin Holidays were as generous...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 18 Mar 20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,871
Posted By RockTheDots
Looking on Twitter there are lots of angry people...

Looking on Twitter there are lots of angry people as Virgin Holidays are only offering rebooking or a voucher for booking at a later date. Iím hoping for a refund as I donít want to rebook and I...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 16 Mar 20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By RockTheDots
We're also with Nationwide so that's useful to...

We're also with Nationwide so that's useful to know as we were considering rebooking for the Autumn.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 Mar 20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By RockTheDots
WDW extending annual passes due to closure

Hi,

Just seen that WDW will be extending annual passes by the number of days the park is closed:

https://DIBB.in/14332664

Our annual passes expire 3 May so I guess if the parks are closed...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 13 Mar 20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By RockTheDots
They are now saying you can change if due to...

They are now saying you can change if due to travel until 31st May.

Just had a look and the prices for September are much more than what we paid for April. A 12 night stay at the same offsite...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 Mar 20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By RockTheDots
I'm in a similar situation too - upgraded WDW and...

I'm in a similar situation too - upgraded WDW and Universal 14-day tickets to APs last May as we were planning to return April 2020. Worked out what we would save in parking and discounts this trip...
Forum: Tickets 12 Mar 20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By RockTheDots
I'm also curious as we have bought tickets for a...

I'm also curious as we have bought tickets for a couple of After Hours events next month which say they are non-refundable. I'm guessing if we aren't allowed to travel then the only hope would be to...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 Mar 20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,376
Posted By RockTheDots
We're in the same position as you Vampiress,...

We're in the same position as you Vampiress, upgraded to WDW and Universal annual passes last May which we were planning to use for our April 2020 trip. There's only 2 of us but it's still annoying...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 10 Mar 20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,904
Posted By RockTheDots
We're supposed to fly 5 weeks today. I'm fairly...

We're supposed to fly 5 weeks today. I'm fairly convinced we won't be going. A few weeks ago I was really excited, counting down the days, planning our itinery, ordering Minnie Ears and Disney...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 9 Mar 20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By RockTheDots
I got mine from the official site, yes the $10...

I got mine from the official site, yes the $10 service charge is annoying! I bought my tickets back in December and paid $80 each including tax + service charge. But we're sat in block 201 which is...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 6 Mar 20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By RockTheDots
Yes for 16 April, bought as a surprise for DH...

Yes for 16 April, bought as a surprise for DH. Really looking forward to it as we've never seen a cirque show. Just hope COVID-19 doesn't spoil our plans...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 6 Mar 20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 28,467
Posted By RockTheDots
I feel exactly the same! I've lost all the...

I feel exactly the same! I've lost all the excitement I had for our holiday a couple of weeks ago. Even if we get to go I'm going to be worried about getting ill while away or as you say getting...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 6 Mar 20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,364
Posted By RockTheDots
We upgraded our WDW and Universal tickets to...

We upgraded our WDW and Universal tickets to annual passes when we were there last May so we could have a "cheap" holiday this April only needing to book offsite hotel and flights. Our passes expire...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 2 Mar 20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By RockTheDots
I was really hoping there would be an After Hours...

I was really hoping there would be an After Hours event at HS when we go in April but don't think it's looking likely now.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 27 Feb 20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By RockTheDots
It may not be new but it's still the newest ride...

It may not be new but it's still the newest ride in MK! Also it's capacity isn't very high compared to some other rides. Plus as you say, it's a good 1st coaster for little kids who are too small to...
Forum: General Trip Planning 25 Feb 20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By RockTheDots
I went for 6 days with DH in 2015 - also...

I went for 6 days with DH in 2015 - also preferred it to NY. We visited the Natural History museum, the Shedd Aquarium and the Planetarium. We went up both the Skydeck and 360 Chicago, took a cruise...
Forum: Tickets 24 Feb 20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By RockTheDots
You can also buy them through the MDE app. If you...

You can also buy them through the MDE app. If you search After Hours the events appear along with the option to buy tickets. That's how I bought tickets for MK After Hours this April. They show...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 24 Jan 20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 38,374
Posted By RockTheDots
So sorry you're having to deal with this. We've...

So sorry you're having to deal with this. We've booked all our Florida holidays with VH and I was planning to use them again for 2021 but your experience is making me reconsider...
Forum: General Chat 23 Jan 20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,826
Posted By RockTheDots
I'm another person very unhappy about this. I've...

I'm another person very unhappy about this. I've had a Sonos Play 5 for 7 years, it still works perfectly so I'm very disappointed it will soon become obsolete. It's such a waste. Like others I'm...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Jan 20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By RockTheDots
We booked a BA package (flight + hotel) to Tokyo...

We booked a BA package (flight + hotel) to Tokyo last year and we could only reserve our seats for free at check-in 24hrs before the flight.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Jan 20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 52,727
Posted By RockTheDots
Interesting post! We've booked 18 nights at...

Interesting post!

We've booked 18 nights at the Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista flying VA economy (LGW-MCO direct) on 14 April with Virgin Holidays. Our ticket prices are a bit different this time as...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Jan 20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By RockTheDots
We did After Hours at MK last May and really...

We did After Hours at MK last May and really enjoyed it. We got to enjoy riding all the rides with no waits. Plus it's lovely being in MK without the huge crowds, so much nicer to walk around. We've...
Forum: Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong Theme Parks 7 Jan 20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By RockTheDots
The TDR Explorer website has everything you need...

The TDR Explorer website has everything you need to know about planning a trip to Tokyo Disney Resort: https://tdrexplorer.com/

They also have an ebook which I found really useful for planning my...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 11 Dec 19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By RockTheDots
How do you get ATD to price match? Just booked...

How do you get ATD to price match? Just booked California last night for November 2020 and we want to get the 5-day park hopper. Never having been to Disneyland before I have no idea what a good...
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