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Forum: Tickets Yesterday, 12:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 848
Posted By chmurf
14 days FROM the 6th is the 20th (6 + 14 = 20)...

14 days FROM the 6th is the 20th (6 + 14 = 20) making it effectively a 15 days period to use the 14 daily entries to the parks.

that's where the speciffic wording comes into play

US disney...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 18 Sep 19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By chmurf
never underestimate the powers of an angry woman...

never underestimate the powers of an angry woman ... :) :) :)


anyway, those categories existed on the US alamo site, I assume if they were not offered on UK sites, it was because Brits vistors...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Sep 19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By chmurf
Rumors has it that Hagrid will not be an express...

Rumors has it that Hagrid will not be an express pass ride, but rather a virtual queue ride (like jimmy fallon for example)

However, if it receives express passes, and not virtual queue, it will...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 18 Sep 19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By chmurf
oh, right. I forgot that would make a huge detour...

oh, right. I forgot that would make a huge detour going through CBR. Thanks for raising that point

Totally agreed on the Boardwalk ADR, even though with around one week to go, that might be tricky...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 17 Sep 19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,262
Posted By chmurf
we prefer Perkins We really didn't rate...

we prefer Perkins

We really didn't rate Denny's, but, well, it's a good thing we all don't go to the same restaurant, or it might be too crowded in there :p

if I had to pick a breakfast change...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Sep 19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By chmurf
my main concern will also be to make sure it will...

my main concern will also be to make sure it will all fit in my car when I need to drive home from the airport

happened to us one year, we were due to be picked up by a relative ... It never came...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Sep 19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By chmurf
we were at Uni from July 31st to Aug 28th this...

we were at Uni from July 31st to Aug 28th this year

it was really quiet from the 20th on
even though school resumed around the 12th, the parks were still quite busy until the last week

but...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Sep 19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By chmurf
you can get to TTC on the monorai from EPCOT, you...

you can get to TTC on the monorai from EPCOT, you can either monorail or boat from MK

from other parks, you'll need to take a bus to MK and then monorail or boat
Express and Resort Monorail both...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Sep 19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By chmurf
the only issue I would have with booking through...

the only issue I would have with booking through expedia or orbitz or ebookers and all of the rest, is that when you use a third party, they own your reservation

if you need to amend anything (or...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Sep 19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By chmurf
3hrs ? don't even dream about it we've done...

3hrs ? don't even dream about it

we've done the opposite route, all on the turnpike, absolutely desert highway the whole time, barely a 5 minutes stop to go to the loo ... and it took us 3h45...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 17 Sep 19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,306
Posted By chmurf
well, even though I totally get the selfishness...

well, even though I totally get the selfishness (I share that feeling, less people in the park, better times for me) aand agree with that, I still get mixed emotions

lower attendance due to...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Sep 19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,293
Posted By chmurf
interesting idea, for sure, but if your initial...

interesting idea, for sure, but if your initial concern was avoiding possibly large crowds by parking near international gateway, you also need to consider that, the skyliner may be used by those who...
Forum: Tickets 17 Sep 19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By chmurf
from what I read, OP says "to still get a Disney...

from what I read, OP says "to still get a Disney vibe", and that they won't be doing disney, so I get it that they want to convert their 14 days ticket to a Water Parks only Annual pass

The...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 17 Sep 19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,917
Posted By chmurf
Actually, for other reasons (a bit more severe...

Actually, for other reasons (a bit more severe than OP's, even though I'm not trying to minimize their frustration, mine dealt with entomology mixed with bed issues, IYSWIM ) the above was somehow...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 17 Sep 19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,993
Posted By chmurf
Again, legal drinking age onboard us airlines is...

Again, legal drinking age onboard us airlines is 21 years

Again, again, the rule is that the legal drinking age is that of the country the airplane is registered at.
Delta, American, United,...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 16 Sep 19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,993
Posted By chmurf
well, I think you missed a point. We strayed...

well, I think you missed a point.

We strayed a bit away from OP's question, but we broadened the issue to being admitted into the US

You may or may not be right (the point is not there)...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Sep 19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,993
Posted By chmurf
this is incorrect the general rule is that...

this is incorrect

the general rule is that the legal drinking age onboard a plane is that of the country the airplane is registered in

Detla, American Airlines, United, for those who operate...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 15 Sep 19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By chmurf
you MUST collect your bags at the US airport on...

you MUST collect your bags at the US airport on your way to MCO

procedure is as follow

deplane
go through immigration
collect bags
go through customs
drop bags off right after customs...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 15 Sep 19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,993
Posted By chmurf
Duchy has replied above, to the person you were...

Duchy has replied above, to the person you were replying to

I'll just add this

you might be safe as a legal guardian or parent, because when you allowed the minor to have alcohol, you may argue...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Sep 19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By chmurf
both are equally positionned in regards to idrive...

both are equally positionned in regards to idrive
their entrances face each other

regarding the hotel, we visited Surside Inn last month

to make it simple, they took Cabana Bay Beach and they...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 13 Sep 19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By chmurf
Bus to MK, drive to all other parks

Bus to MK, drive to all other parks
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 13 Sep 19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By chmurf
at buffets you'll pay the adult price, no matter...

at buffets you'll pay the adult price, no matter what you eat (or use adult TS credit if on the DDP)
there is no separate child or adult buffet, anyone can eat whatevert they like

at other TS...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 13 Sep 19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,776
Posted By chmurf
we did this on Saturday 24th August Had a...

we did this on Saturday 24th August

Had a 3pm reservation, park was closing at 9pm

we arrived at 2:45pm, and were escorted to Shark's almost immediatley
we had to wait until it was 3pm to get...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 12 Sep 19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By chmurf
you'll have the dreaded SSSS printed on their...

you'll have the dreaded SSSS printed on their boarding passes

it indeed means extra checks before the transatlantic flight

no sweat, it will take a couple of minutes, and you'll get the...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Sep 19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,993
Posted By chmurf
I have the french DL ( the same as the UK DL...

I have the french DL ( the same as the UK DL except it says F instead of UK at the top left inside the EU flag, plastic, credit card size) and had absolutely no issue buying hard cider at walmart, or...
Forum: Tickets 12 Sep 19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By chmurf
have a look at the vendors at the top of this...

have a look at the vendors at the top of this forum in the yellow box

the main advantage of booking in advance is to avoid the lines at the ticket booth. And that's sometimes quite useful
Forum: Tickets 12 Sep 19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By chmurf
you are going to your first park on the 20th ...

you are going to your first park on the 20th

this means you'll be able to make FP+ selections for that day on Sept 20th (only 30 days in september so that makes an easy calculation for the dates)...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 12 Sep 19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,993
Posted By chmurf
common sense is easy to call upon, but is not a...

common sense is easy to call upon, but is not a truly valid point, and it also works both ways

Common sense would have been to carry at least some form of ID, when in a foreign country, to begin...
Forum: Beyond the Parks 11 Sep 19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By chmurf
the site says "october 2019" not Oct...

the site says "october 2019" not Oct 1st
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Sep 19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By chmurf
to be fair, the British Commonwealth is home to a...

to be fair, the British Commonwealth is home to a very strange bunch of drivers ...

in the UK, you drive on the wrong side of the road

in Australia, they drive upside down ...

strange indeed...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Sep 19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By chmurf
well, the same reason why, at a restaurant, you...

well, the same reason why, at a restaurant, you would prefer a quiet table, preferably not right besides the kitchen door banging open every 15 seconds, and the same reason why you would choose how...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Sep 19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By chmurf
right, the only issue might be if OP can only...

right,
the only issue might be if OP can only get that price in pay on arrival.
can you use the Revolut card to pay for the rental, and another card for the CC guarantee ?
I have very little...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Sep 19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By chmurf
the BIG variable at MCO, will always be the time...

the BIG variable at MCO, will always be the time it takes them to deliver luggage.
Time at immigration is one thing, and there is nothing you can control on that front.

But, what good is a fast...
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 11 Sep 19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By chmurf
well brexit might have an impact on your rental...

well brexit might have an impact on your rental there.

when you actually rent, Brexit will probably have happened, deal or no deal, and there is no way we can foresee what it will do the the...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By chmurf
There is no such thing as a "group esta" ...

There is no such thing as a "group esta"

ESTA are all individual

the group is there for payment purposes only, so you can make only one payment for several ESTAs

do ESTAs for those who...
Forum: Tickets 10 Sep 19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By chmurf
as above Universal has moved to a facial...

as above
Universal has moved to a facial recognition system

so unless you're identical twins, you'll each need to have express passes

the cheapest way to get them is to get a room at RPR...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 10 Sep 19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,993
Posted By chmurf
well the thing is, it doesn't matter if you get...

well the thing is, it doesn't matter if you get ID'd or not.
If they ask for ID and you're underaged, you're not served, end of the story

The main issue in OP's question, is really what happens...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Sep 19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By chmurf
the thing with Landry is that they don't print...

the thing with Landry is that they don't print the country on the enveloppe

so if you didn't add it in the city field, your card will take ages to arrive if it does arrive at all

the advice is...
Forum: Accommodation 10 Sep 19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By chmurf
yes, but corner rooms is just a request that...

yes, but corner rooms is just a request that cannot be guaranteed.

I've stayed at POR, CSR and CBR in corner rooms at all of them (it's always my number one request before requesting a level)...
Forum: Accommodation 10 Sep 19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By chmurf
even though you can check in online on the app,...

even though you can check in online on the app, you'll still need to visit front desk to collect your magic bands

so just drop by pop, get MBs, park the car up there (you'll be charged for the...
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