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Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Hopefully we get more information soon. I just...

Hopefully we get more information soon. I just donít know what Iím thinking about it all. I would love to go but not if itís not safe to do so. I guess Iím worried that we pay it off and then itís...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By lorr05
Mobile That does help thank you. I think it was through...

That does help thank you. I think it was through Disneyland Paris. I know I price checked both and on the confirmation it only days Disneyland Paris with no mention of Walt Disney travel company so...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Surely not if we choose to cancel the booking?

Surely not if we choose to cancel the booking?
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Yeah we still have a few weeks to decide and...

Yeah we still have a few weeks to decide and hopefully things might look a bit clearer then, but still need to make that decision of whether to be locked into going to Disneyland Paris again at...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 17 Apr 20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Should I pay the balance?

Me and two friends are meant to be going to Madrid, Paris and then finishing in Disneyland Paris this summer. Obviously that is looking very unlikely to go ahead.

We are due to be in Disneyland...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 25 Jul 19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,176
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Think the water from Starbucks and quick service...

Think the water from Starbucks and quick service restaurants is just tap water but it certainly tastes a lot better than water from the fountains. Water in the park is really expensive with Dasani...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Iím sure for next summer the price will increase...

Iím sure for next summer the price will increase for Coronado Springs or there will be a surcharge for the tower rooms.

Coronado springs wasnít actually cheaper this year. Caribbean beach was...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Mobile I never said I didnít know it was a convention...

I never said I didnít know it was a convention centre. Yes Iíve stayed there before and enjoyed it which is why we didnít hesitate to stay again. Last time I donít remember any conventions taking...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Mobile For goodness sake at what point did I say people...

For goodness sake at what point did I say people arenít entitled to wear suits or go to conventions. Deliberately misinterpreting what Iím saying.

Like you said Iím sure business people donít...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Going to a mall in a suit is totally different...

Going to a mall in a suit is totally different from wearing bikinis in a hotel surrounded by people in suits. When youíre on holiday you want to feel like your on holiday and not be reminded of work...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Wow! Thatís horrible to be hit on with your...

Wow! Thatís horrible to be hit on with your husband there.

Thatís exactly my point. The hotel is lovely, facilities great and we still had a good time, it was just a different vibe and since...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Iím sure you will have a great time and like I...

Iím sure you will have a great time and like I said the hotel and in particular the new tower are stunning. Really beautifully decorated on the inside with amazing views. I had an amazing two...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Yes because all families booking a summer holiday...

Yes because all families booking a summer holiday check the Disney meetings and events website.
I never suggested that Disney themselves werenít upfront about it being a convention centre however...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Of course you expect Disney to be busy,...

Of course you expect Disney to be busy, especially in the summer but it was already busy on the days when there were no conventions. On the days that there were conventions this doubled.

I agree...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Yes it was lovely and it does Ďscreamí adult...

Yes it was lovely and it does Ďscreamí adult holiday. However when we booked a year ago, there was no details on what the tower would look like on the inside or even when it would be finished. The...
Forum: Accommodation 16 Jul 19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Mobile When booking Coronado springs through travel...

When booking Coronado springs through travel agents there is no mention of it being a convention centre. The pictures are of the rooms and pool area which with the pyramid and kids slide definitely...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Jul 19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Definitely. Felt on some days there were more...

Definitely. Felt on some days there were more people for the convention than Disney guests/ park goers. Thereís something nice about everyone being on holiday and relaxing, enjoying Disney, not...
Forum: Accommodation 15 Jul 19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,112
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Coronado springs - a bit disappointed...

Iím just back from 2 weeks staying at Disney in the Coronado Springs and I was a bit disappointed. Donít get me wrong the hotel was lovely. The newly refurbished rooms are very nicely decorated...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Jul 19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Talking to a taxi driver here the other night she...

Talking to a taxi driver here the other night she said that summer is nothing compared to spring break. She said itís their busiest time and the queues are double what they are in summer. Not sure...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 8 Jul 19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,422
Posted By lorr05
Mobile When you get near the front of the queue they...

When you get near the front of the queue they make sure you are standing in twoís and they tell the person who is riding the motorbike to stand on the right and the person riding the sidecar to stand...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 7 Jul 19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,422
Posted By lorr05
Mobile It opened at 9am on the 4th, 5th and 6th July. ...

It opened at 9am on the 4th, 5th and 6th July. Not sure about today but it seems to be opening earlier this week. I think itís just depending at the moment.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 6 Jul 19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,422
Posted By lorr05
Mobile I think itís a tricky one to try and plan into...

I think itís a tricky one to try and plan into your day and it can just come down to luck or perseverance.
I managed to ride it last night and it was amazing. This week there has been a lot of...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Jun 19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,472
Posted By lorr05
Mobile My credit card doesnít charge for use abroad and...

My credit card doesnít charge for use abroad and I get a slightly better exchange rate than I would when getting cash. Itís so much easier than worrying about how much cash I have on me, will it be...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 21 Jun 19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,422
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Gutted about this. We had planned to go for park...

Gutted about this. We had planned to go for park opening to hopefully have a slightly shorter queue. We only do universal for one day with the express pass so itís either spend half the day queuing...
Forum: General Chat 1 Jun 19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By lorr05
I canít be sure but I would say that those prices...

I canít be sure but I would say that those prices seem right. Both parks have increased their prices during that time and the low exchange rate has had an impact too. A family member asked me the...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 1 Jun 19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,666
Posted By lorr05
Mobile We also stayed at Disney so mainly used Disney...

We also stayed at Disney so mainly used Disney transport. The thought of driving in the US terrifies me so when we wanted to go to universal, malls or wall mart we used Uber and never had any...
Forum: General Trip Planning 27 May 19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Oh sorry didnít read this properly. Iíve also...

Oh sorry didnít read this properly. Iíve also been there 3 times. Since original opening they have expanded to add in the Hogwarts express, the forbidden forest and this year they have opened up...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 27 May 19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By lorr05
Mobile We always do one day with an express pass and...

We always do one day with an express pass and manage it all, but it is a full on day. We go for park opening and leave at park close and using the express pass we manage to do everything once.
If...
Forum: General Trip Planning 27 May 19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Iíve been three times and will be going again...

Iíve been three times and will be going again this summer. If the first time you went was when it was just Hogsmeade then yes, I would definitely recommend going back. You can ride the Hogwarts...
Forum: Tickets 27 May 19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,387
Posted By lorr05
Mobile They arenít any cheaper at the gate. As far as I...

They arenít any cheaper at the gate. As far as I know you can prebook on the us website but you have to pick which day you will be visiting. We tend to just judge the weather and pay at the gate as...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Feb 19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,659
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Taxi the first time and then an Uber the last...

Taxi the first time and then an Uber the last time I went. Uber works out cheaper and is really easy to use.
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Feb 19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,659
Posted By lorr05
Mobile I always do universal in one day and manage to do...

I always do universal in one day and manage to do pretty much everything. Staying at Disney and not having a car it makes more sense for us to do it in one day.
We get a park to park one day...
Forum: Tickets 20 Jan 19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By lorr05
Mobile For these tickets I think you have to look more...

For these tickets I think you have to look more at the U.S sites. The uk sites seem to only offer 14 day.

Undercover tourist has a 2 day 2 park ticket for $281.17 which I think works out as...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Jan 19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By lorr05
Mobile As I stay at Disney and donít drive when Iím in...

As I stay at Disney and donít drive when Iím in Florida I do universal for 1 day with the express pass. We go for park opening till close. Itís tiring but we definitely get everything done. I would...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Jan 19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By lorr05
Mobile I stayed at the best western universo which was...

I stayed at the best western universo which was near the train station. It was a lovely hotel and had some fantastic restaurants on its doorstep. The bus tours also had a drop off just around the...
Forum: General Trip Planning 12 Jan 19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By lorr05
Mobile From what I remember there werenít any games. ...

From what I remember there werenít any games.
The inflight entertainment isnít great even when you pay to upgrade. I tend to just download some things from Netflix to my phone that I can watch.
Forum: General Chat 30 Nov 18, 11:00 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,995
Posted By lorr05
What a horrible situation. Holidays are all...

What a horrible situation. Holidays are all about give and take. My friend is a massive shopper and I can spend days trailing around the shops but then sheís not a fan of sunbathing so will sit in...
Forum: Tickets 25 Nov 18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By lorr05
Mobile I would love to know that answer to that too. I...

I would love to know that answer to that too. I would love one of the new colours although from what I read when they were first introduced it said that they wouldnít be available for hotel guests,...
Forum: General Chat 25 Nov 18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,995
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Iím so sorry for you that this situation has got...

Iím so sorry for you that this situation has got even worse. It sounds like your friend is very anxious about going and may be trying to use this as a way out. Itís a shame because Disney is a...
Forum: General Chat 15 Nov 18, 07:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 23,496
Posted By lorr05
Mobile Send her a text tonight keeping it friendly but...

Send her a text tonight keeping it friendly but still voicing your concerns. At least that way youíve put it out there and the balls in her court.
It maybe sounds like she might already know that...
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