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Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 12 Aug 22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I see it's still closed today. CA190 is not...

I see it's still closed today. CA190 is not expected to reopen until the 19th.
Forum: Pre-Trip Reports 6 Aug 22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,441
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We've just recently returned from our west coast...

We've just recently returned from our west coast road trip and loved Santa Barbara.

The courthouse clocktower has some great views. One of the Kardashians got married there in June apparently...
Forum: General Chat 3 Aug 22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We were there last month and in January. Got...

We were there last month and in January. Got there about 3.5 hours before and the self serve kiosks were open (BA). It's really simple.

There are several self check-in screens in front of the...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 3 Aug 22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We had a studio 2 queen bed and a sofabed. It was...

We had a studio 2 queen bed and a sofabed. It was great and really comfy. It certainly wasn't a seedy hotel. There's a pizza place and a Jersey Mikes on the outside of the building, although only the...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 2 Aug 22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Yes this was the same for us with a Nissan Armada...

Yes this was the same for us with a Nissan Armada in California :(
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 2 Aug 22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We stayed at the Residence Inn by Marriot, last...

We stayed at the Residence Inn by Marriot, last month, for the same reason. Our flight landed at 19:30, but we didn't get out of the airport until 21:45. Then it took some time to work out where to...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 30 Jul 22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,108
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Yes, they're the ones. We were in California...

Yes, they're the ones. We were in California though.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 30 Jul 22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We were there last week! We were supposed to be...

We were there last week! We were supposed to be in Yosemite (booked in a year in advance) but due to the washburn fire we cancelled last minute and had to find somewhere else to fill our time, so it...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 28 Jul 22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,108
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
My favourite 50cent pies in Walmart (in January)...

My favourite 50cent pies in Walmart (in January) were now 74 cents (in JuLy)!

We've just returned from California and petrol was on average $6.25 at the beginning of July and was about $5.50 when...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 25 Jul 22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Yes. It was similar for us at LAX earlier this...

Yes. It was similar for us at LAX earlier this month. The plane landed at 7:30pm and we queued for 1.5 hours for immigration ☹️
Forum: Beyond the Parks 24 Jul 22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
In the past we’ve seen them at Tampa power...

In the past we’ve seen them at Tampa power station, but that was in the Winter. Not sure about the Summer.
Forum: General Chat 3 Jul 22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I do like a list :d:

I do like a list :d:
Forum: General Chat 3 Jul 22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
That's really useful. Thank you.

That's really useful. Thank you.
Forum: General Chat 2 Jul 22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
What to do if your return flight gets cancelled when you're abroad?

With all the last minute flight cancellations and possible BA strike action, I wondered what happens if your return home flight gets cancelled and what you should expect the airline to do?

I'm...
Forum: Itineraries 1 Jul 22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I agree with Disney only, especially as 2 sets of...

I agree with Disney only, especially as 2 sets of park tickets is SO expensive now and 12 days isn't enough time to do both justice.

We have done a non Disney trip before and bought Universal and...
Forum: Accommodation 1 Jul 22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,889
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I enjoyed the pot roast, the big pizza and the...

I enjoyed the pot roast, the big pizza and the coffee cake (tastes of cinnamon!)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jul 22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 84,381
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Yes, it is BA 286 now. Sorry, they changed to...

Yes, it is BA 286 now.
Sorry, they changed to an earlier original flight to that one.
Forum: Accommodation 1 Jul 22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
No question - Disney All Stars for me. The...

No question - Disney All Stars for me.
The free shuttles elsewhere are so restrictive on times and convenience. Disney buses are more frequent, far less stressful and take you to the front of MK...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Jun 22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 84,381
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Hello, Please could you check our flights: ...

Hello,
Please could you check our flights:
BA 0269 LHR TO LAX 6th July 16:10
BA 0284 SFO TO LHR 25th July 19:25

Many Thanks
Forum: UK Holiday Planning & Days Out 25 Jun 22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
No, but I've been to Walton several times which...

No, but I've been to Walton several times which is a typical small seaside town, Even nicer is Frinton just along the coast and is a nice walk along the prom all the way.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 25 Jun 22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Yes this is the official site. Accomodation on...

Yes this is the official site. Accomodation on the Valley Floor becomes available at 366 days before and Yosemite Valley Lodge usually sells out within a day or 2.

We are going this year and I've...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 9 Jun 22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,242
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I'm not great in the heat, but I was pleasantly...

I'm not great in the heat, but I was pleasantly surprised how well I coped with a July/August holiday. I think it helps to be psychologically prepared for it.
Just know that when you go outside, it...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 4 Jun 22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Sadly, I’m not sure there are any cheap hotels...

Sadly, I’m not sure there are any cheap hotels all along that part of the coast.Those 2 areas are only about 2-3 hours apart, so it would help to know the reason.

The sea view inn Manhattan beach...
Forum: General Trip Planning 1 Jun 22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I've never used it during pre covid times, but...

I've never used it during pre covid times, but not heard if its needed now or not.

We had a 6am flight once and while the roads were nice and quiet to get there, the airport was surprisingly busy...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 27 May 22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,608
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
:cry: That is with Andy!

:cry: That is with Andy!
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 27 May 22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,608
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Blimey - how did you manage to get such cheap car...

Blimey - how did you manage to get such cheap car hire? Mine is at least double that for a std SUV.
Forum: Accommodation 27 May 22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We stayed there in January. Yes, the skyliner q...

We stayed there in January. Yes, the skyliner q bends round towards the 50's section.

Loved being in the 50's. The bowling pin pool is much bigger than I expected, really long. I made a room...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 25 May 22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,608
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
What a fab report. As someone whose trip to the...

What a fab report. As someone whose trip to the west coast is coming up very soon, a new trip report to read is very welcome!

Great too, that you went to lots of the places that I am planning ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 21 May 22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Your plans sounds great to me. Alot of QS meals...

Your plans sounds great to me. Alot of QS meals are easible sharable and places like EOS still offer good value.
We ubered offsite one afternoon from AK to Rolling Oaks, as it was nearer than from...
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 11 May 22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,024
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Am really enjoying reading along with your trip,...

Am really enjoying reading along with your trip, especially as like you , we stayed at POP and made 3 visits to Gideons lol.
I was abit taken aback by the coffee cake(& cookie) tasting of cinnamon...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 May 22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Yes they have digital scales available at MCO. We...

Yes they have digital scales available at MCO. We always seem to have to shuffle our stuff between suitcases on the floor at the airport because our own hand held scales are abit off.
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 7 May 22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Ooh lovely. You can tell I haven't looked around...

Ooh lovely. You can tell I haven't looked around the shops for a while!
Thanks for your suggestions everyone.
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 7 May 22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Has anyone seen any Queens Jubilee merch?

Do you know of any shops with any small bits and pieces commemorating the Platinum jubilee - a teatowel for example?
We're staying in an airbnb and our American hosts LOVE the Queen, so I thought it...
Forum: Disney Cruise Line and Other Cruise Planning 6 May 22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,159
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Me too. Booked yesterday, but am feel slightly...

Me too. Booked yesterday, but am feel slightly uneasy about the eye-watering price of it. Keep telling myself that it's a unique opportunity to sail on the Dream from the UK.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 2 May 22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Which websites are you seeing this, please?

Which websites are you seeing this, please?
Forum: Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants 2 May 22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 36,615
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
I literally went through the thought process of...

I literally went through the thought process of “what would Mr Tom Morrow on the dibb do?”.

lol
Love it. Glad you were inspired to complain. A very disappointing meal.
Forum: UK Holiday Planning & Days Out 27 Apr 22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,457
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
For lunch we loved Northern Soul when we went 3...

For lunch we loved Northern Soul when we went 3 years ago, who specialised in amazing grilled cheese toasties. It was only a small place, but quirky with lights inside cheese graters! However, I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Apr 22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,907
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Have you looked at staying at Disneys Pop...

Have you looked at staying at Disneys Pop century? It's only a 'value' hotel but I really liked the rooms as they've all be updated and are nice and bright with a wonderful bathroom area. I've only...
Forum: Accommodation 25 Apr 22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
Live chat on MDE works just 'well' as Touring...

Live chat on MDE works just 'well' as Touring plans. All they're doing is asking for you.
You only need to do it 7-14 days before you go, as I think they allocate the rooms the week before.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Apr 22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By Mortimer Mouse
We did in January. The Early entry was at 8:30am...

We did in January. The Early entry was at 8:30am (9am for off site). We were at the tapstiles for 7:40 - they let us in the park at 7:45 and walked to ROFR. We were in the first 'room' in the queue...
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