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Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 30 Jan 20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,440
Posted By Eloise73
We are waiting too but will depend on price. We...

We are waiting too but will depend on price. We liked the convenience of the free dining but to be honest we probably would prefer not having it as we tend to like appetisers and not order dessert a...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Jan 20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Eloise73
Ive stayed at both and although the Animal...

Ive stayed at both and although the Animal Kingdom Lodge is gorgeous I couldn't stay there for more than 2/3 nights. The rooms were very dark and for some reason I just felt more relaxed at the...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Jan 20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,385
Posted By Eloise73
If your kids love pools and sand they would LOVE...

If your kids love pools and sand they would LOVE the beach club - £1500 isn't a big difference in price between 14 nights at pofq and 17 nights at beach club with free dining :-) but as you say, if...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Jan 20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,385
Posted By Eloise73
So your reservation would then be 13 nights pofq...

So your reservation would then be 13 nights pofq with free dining and 4 days with no free dining and having to rent points elsewhere? The 4 nights accommodation would probably cost you at the...
Forum: Accommodation 22 Jan 20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,385
Posted By Eloise73
Can you not keep your 14 nights and then rent...

Can you not keep your 14 nights and then rent points for the last 3 nights and stay somewhere like old key west or beach club? points rental isn't too bad in September and you'll get to experience 2...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Jan 20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 52,613
Posted By Eloise73
That's a great price - who are you flying with...

That's a great price - who are you flying with and how much did you pay for the flights? Would you mind doing a breakdown of costs please? Did you book everything separately? Id be over the moon if...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Jun 19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
Mobile I would have done that easily 22 years ago but...

I would have done that easily 22 years ago but Iím 45 now and it doesnít sound as appealing or romantic to me lol and my friend is 10 years older than me!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Jun 19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
Mobile Quick update: I have decided to back away a bit...

Quick update: I have decided to back away a bit and just give her an itinerary for the 10 days in Orlando and help her book her fastpasses and tell her where to meet her fave characters etc. I will...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jun 19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
Mobile I havenít checked because I know she wonít want...

I havenít checked because I know she wonít want to drop any parks as she sees this as their one and only time going. I am just working on the basis that we need to up the money and budget wisely. ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Jun 19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
Wow this thread got big and a bit crazy hehe ...

Wow this thread got big and a bit crazy hehe

I really do appreciate the advice i've been given so far, thank you so much. I've never used the buses or shuttles offsite so all the advice re these...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 1 Jun 19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
Hi everyone I am not happy with Ocean...

Hi everyone

I am not happy with Ocean Florida either because the hotel recommendation they made to this couple who have never been and had no clue is a ridiculous choice for people who aren't...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
Thank you all, I really appreciate the tips and...

Thank you all, I really appreciate the tips and will pass them on - I really want them to have an amazing first time there!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
yeah the park tickets are way too much for what...

yeah the park tickets are way too much for what they are doing but not much we can do now, they are bought and paid for. At least that's one worry they don't have.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
I think when I saw their paperwork it said the...

I think when I saw their paperwork it said the hotel fees were included in the package. They will have a car at Clearwater so they can drive anywhere for good cheap food - I loved a lot of the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
Thank you, i'll have a look at this. Have been...

Thank you, i'll have a look at this. Have been compiling a list of restaurants near them and average prices plus tip so they have a good idea. I think if we are careful and find some good vouchers...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
Update: OK, she rang Ocean to get a quote on...

Update: OK, she rang Ocean to get a quote on swapping hotels. It's a £50 amendment fee so the saving has to be bigger than that. She rang the hilton direct and they said her room would have a...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
I suggested cancelling Discovery Cove as that is...

I suggested cancelling Discovery Cove as that is almost the cost of their whole leftover budget but that is what they are most looking forward to and is already paid for so not much I can do there. ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
that's not possible as the trip is paid for and...

that's not possible as the trip is paid for and they leave in 7 weeks!

I will have a chat again re their budget and make them see - there are always ways to find a bit more money so fingers...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
do you think so? Because they are staying by...

do you think so? Because they are staying by SeaWorld I thought having the car would be cheaper. I expect a taxi to Animal Kingdom would be $30/$40 each way. They will probably do 6 days at...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
I know, I feel so bad because she was so excited...

I know, I feel so bad because she was so excited and i've now come along and just said 'this won't work, this takes too long', i'm being a bit negative about things but honestly, if they just turned...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
its £500 for both :(

its £500 for both :(
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 31 May 19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 48,167
Posted By Eloise73
Advice re very strict budget, hotel shuttles/Lynx buses and food

Hi

I hope you guys can help. I'm helping a friend plan a honeymoon trip to Disney - I love planning itineraries etc so that wasn't a problem. But I am kinda stumped re their arrangements re food...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Apr 19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,833
Posted By Eloise73
Mobile We landed Sunday 8 April, BA plane landed same...

We landed Sunday 8 April, BA plane landed same time, mid afternoon, took us 25 mins to get done, was quite fast
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Apr 19, 01:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,867
Posted By Eloise73
Mobile We have been here 2 weeks already and although...

We have been here 2 weeks already and although Iíd heard about the horrendous crowds at Easter it wasnít as bad as I had imagined. We have ridden everything we wanted, sometimes twice, and donít...
Forum: Indexes 28 Jan 19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,165
Posted By Eloise73
Mobile I am so sorry for your loss x it must have been...

I am so sorry for your loss x it must have been so hard to write this - Iím glad that most of the people you had to deal with for your return were helpful and kind. How utterly bizarre and pedantic...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Jan 19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,912
Posted By Eloise73
6-8 months will be perfect! That is when we had...

6-8 months will be perfect! That is when we had booked our original trip but I hurt my knee so we had to reschedule for this April - it will be fun but honestly, our baby was a sweet angel at 6...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Jan 19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,912
Posted By Eloise73
:erm::confused2:omg:

:erm::confused2:omg:
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Jan 19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,912
Posted By Eloise73
Personally I wouldn't risk it. You have no idea...

Personally I wouldn't risk it. You have no idea what your labour will be like. I had a great delivery first time, could have gone to Disney after 2 weeks. My second baby I was in agony for months...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 22 Nov 18, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,823
Posted By Eloise73
Paying for upgrade on Virgin Atlantic - how?

Can someone explain to me where on the booking page you would see offers to upgrade? I keep reading about people being offered upgrades for specific amounts and was just wondering where on the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Nov 18, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By Eloise73
We booked with Virgin out of Manchester (we live...

We booked with Virgin out of Manchester (we live near heathrow so have booked hotel for the night before for £80 and premium parking was £50). 2 Adults, 1 eleven year old and a baby (no seat for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Oct 18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,166
Posted By Eloise73
Mobile We paid £650pp for economy delight seats (extra...

We paid £650pp for economy delight seats (extra legroom) for Manchester-Orlando in the Easter holidays for 2019 so Iíd definitely not pay more than £500 for those same seats in September!
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 16 Sep 18, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,216
Posted By Eloise73
I'd drop Sanaa or pay out of pocket and have the...

I'd drop Sanaa or pay out of pocket and have the delicious bread starter and maybe a dessert - light lunch

I'd swap Le Cellier for any other 2TS - the steak is nice but not worth 2TS at all. ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,399
Posted By Eloise73
Brilliant pricing! Will have to keep my eyes...

Brilliant pricing! Will have to keep my eyes open next year for 2020 - don't think i've used them before
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 18, 09:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,899
Posted By Eloise73
Everyone is different - I love Disney, its a huge...

Everyone is different - I love Disney, its a huge part of my life and I wanted to share it as soon as I could so my daughter has been going since she was 12 months old. I now have another baby and...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 26 Aug 18, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Eloise73
That's a great price even for a stopover. I...

That's a great price even for a stopover. I think there are a lot of good deals at the moment for stopover flights - we are taking a toddler so just wanted one flight to suffer through so had no...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Aug 18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,285
Posted By Eloise73
We booked Manchester-Orlando from 7-23 April with...

We booked Manchester-Orlando from 7-23 April with Virgin, Economy Delight with extra leg room, for 2 adults, 1 child and 1 baby (lap) for £2086 and that wasn't a sale. That was 2 weeks ago on a...
Forum: Accommodation 17 Aug 18, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By Eloise73
I just stayed at the Hilton East Midlands last...

I just stayed at the Hilton East Midlands last Saturday - rooms very spacious and comfortable (we had a deluxe family room with large bed, sofa bed, a baby cot and still heaps of room!), pool and spa...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Aug 18, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Eloise73
We moved ours from May this year to April next...

We moved ours from May this year to April next year - you will have to wait until the free dining is out and Disney will only allow you to change it once from one year to the next. But they changed...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 3 Aug 18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 53,378
Posted By Eloise73
I would definitely report them to ABTA. Its...

I would definitely report them to ABTA. Its outrageous.
Forum: Beyond the Parks 3 Aug 18, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Eloise73
Kennedy is brilliant and you could combine it...

Kennedy is brilliant and you could combine it with a day on Cocoa Beach. I'm more of a fan of the other side, beach wise. I love the gulf of mexico and Anna Maria Island is my happy place :) Its...
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