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Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Oct 19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,537
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I don't get why people with this dilemma don't...

I don't get why people with this dilemma don't just apply for an ESTA to see what happens. Or is it a case of an ESTA can be approved but later rescinded based on something like this?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 5 Oct 19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,537
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Why doesn't he just apply for an ESTA and see if...

Why doesn't he just apply for an ESTA and see if it's approved?
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 14 Sep 19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,463
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I have no issue with the strictness of the law,...

I have no issue with the strictness of the law, and certainly wont be letting my kids have a drink given they are both under 7. I didn't realize they took it so seriously if you even let a child...
Forum: Accommodation 13 Sep 19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Old Key West + value resort questions

For our first trip we stayed in CBR. This meant having the kids in the same room and it was a little bit cramped. I've read OKW has larger rooms with separate sleeping areas. It never comes up when I...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Sep 19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,697
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I tried that recently at many locations across...

I tried that recently at many locations across the parks. I would say around 70% said go elsewhere to get it. Occasionally there was a help yourself area or they were stacked up ready at mobile...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Sep 19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
This will explain it: ...

This will explain it:

http://support.three.co.uk/SRVS/CGI-BIN/WEBISAPI.DLL?Command=New,Kb=Mobile,Ts=Mobile,T=Article,varset_cat=roaming,varset_subcat=4157,Case=Ext(EM38751)

It used to be called...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I think lithium ion batteries have to be in hand...

I think lithium ion batteries have to be in hand luggage. Should they spontaneously combust, which they have a habit of doing, it's easier to get a fire extinguisher to them.

I'm not sure if you...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 11 Sep 19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,464
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Do you also have to swipe in the tier 2...

Do you also have to swipe in the tier 2 fast-passes to be allowed a 4th tier 1, or can you just let them expire?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 11 Sep 19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 755
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I recently parked a T2 multistory west. It's a...

I recently parked a T2 multistory west. It's a bit further from the terminal than T2 multistory east (which I've booked for a future holiday), but still about 10 min walk max. I didn't realize there...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
You can and I have but there are limits on size...

You can and I have but there are limits on size. Not that mine were scrutinised in detail. Am I correct in thinking powerbanks have to be in carry on luggage only?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Mobile I had the same. I got the address from google. As...

I had the same. I got the address from google. As above keep clicking and it will accept it eventually.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 10 Sep 19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
We visited docking bay 7 the second day GE...

We visited docking bay 7 the second day GE opened. They took 5 qsdp credits for 4 meals, realised the mistake and then managed to refund 2. Bonus. Sadly kids wouldn't eat the food and I wasn't so...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Thanks Nimbus. Your holiday is pretty much what I...

Thanks Nimbus. Your holiday is pretty much what I want to do next time. 9 + 7 seems like a nice spread.

With only 4 of us is a villa worth it, or would a hotel be better? Whist I am familiar with...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
You'll also probably get an email saying you can...

You'll also probably get an email saying you can now book around 10.30am. Despite this you still won't be able to until 12pm.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
That's interesting. I wouldn't mind indirect to...

That's interesting. I wouldn't mind indirect to shave the cost, I would just have be careful it wasn't too close to school starting back. When booking I missed the free dining, but got 4 free nights...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 10 Sep 19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Mobile I priced up the same holiday as flights are...

I priced up the same holiday as flights are available July and it's just over 10k. Can only select pirate room at CBR for some reason. Is the price usually less late Aug?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I should have added it was for 2 weeks. The...

I should have added it was for 2 weeks. The booking with Disney was just over 8.7k. I earned about 300 topcashback and got about 1% cc cashback. Parking, cattery, insurance, spend, bought new...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 9 Sep 19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Lowest cost for summer hoildays trip?

We've just returned from a late Aug trip. I booked in January and somewhat threw caution to the wind. As it was our 1st trip we just did disney, stayed onsite CBR with dining plan. I booked it all...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 8 Sep 19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I'm on three and have just come back. You do get...

I'm on three and have just come back. You do get 4G. Because there is wifi everywhere I think I only used around 750Mb of mobile data over 2 weeks. I never ran a speed test so can't say how the speed...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 7 Sep 19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,124
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I had Xtractive grey in my last pair of glasses...

I had Xtractive grey in my last pair of glasses. My newer pair I wanted green which in the UK means normal transitions (I think you can get xtractive green abroad though). Initially I missed my...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Sep 19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,207
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Is there an age limit to UC? I'm assuming they...

Is there an age limit to UC? I'm assuming they don't want squealing kids wrecking the ambiance, which kind of rules me out for a few years.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Sep 19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,207
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Was this 192 per person? Even so I would be...

Was this 192 per person? Even so I would be tempted. I thought UC would be wildly expensive.
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 5 Sep 19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,434
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I've just returned and quickly realized to order...

I've just returned and quickly realized to order alcohol with kids QS adult meals (2 adults 2 kids). We did this regularly through the parks. The only issue I had was that if ordering mobile only 2...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 4 Sep 19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,213
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I wear dailies infrequently. I took some in my...

I wear dailies infrequently. I took some in my hold luggage and they were fine. When I used to wear them for flying I just put a few in the plastic liquid bag. They are way below the limit so no...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 2 Sep 19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,301
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
We fly back tomorrow 7pm and land 8.05am. Kids...

We fly back tomorrow 7pm and land 8.05am. Kids are in school wed with youngest just starting. I'm hoping they will be ok. I intend to try and stay up all tue, even if I don't sleep on the flight. I...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 1 Sep 19, 03:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Mobile I did it yesterday with my 2 kids as pilots and...

I did it yesterday with my 2 kids as pilots and my wife and I as gunners. I spent a couple of minutes filming so forgot to shoot at first. I really enjoyed it and fancied it again, so we went today...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 31 Aug 19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,850
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Ordered 3 alcoholic drinks with 3 qs meals today...

Ordered 3 alcoholic drinks with 3 qs meals today at Rosie's in HS using mobile (did the falcon again too :) ). As with backlot when collecting 1 drink had been cut. This wasn't them just giving 2...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 31 Aug 19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,576
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Mobile We've tipped 20% everywhere except California...

We've tipped 20% everywhere except California grill where we tipped extra as service was excellent. Tip was $70 so in the uk we could manage a meal out on that with a tip. I've been pretty happy most...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Aug 19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I tried to convince my mrs to go on it again but...

I tried to convince my mrs to go on it again but she wasn't as impressed as me. I also had to carry my lazy legs 4yr old for most of the queue and it was starting to get hot. I asked about the single...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 30 Aug 19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Just got back from it. Got to the park about 7. I...

Just got back from it. Got to the park about 7. I thought we would need to do the boarding group thing, hence going early, but as above it was walk-in. I'm sure at one point while waiting for the bus...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Aug 19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,850
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
I'm sure we've ordered 3 drinks previously and...

I'm sure we've ordered 3 drinks previously and not had an issue. It was just this particular occasion the server was being super awkward. It may be a rule that's not generally enforced, or she could...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 29 Aug 19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,850
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
We were in HS the other day when the big storm...

We were in HS the other day when the big storm hit. We went to backlot and ordered 3 qs meals on mobile, 2 for us and one for the kids to share. I ordered 3 alcoholic drinks. On collecting the food...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Aug 19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Annoyingly I fly back just as it goes resort only...

Annoyingly I fly back just as it goes resort only in the am. The first few days are a free for all.

Will the GE section be limited entry during the day. We are at HS 31st and I was hoping to have...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Aug 19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Parent swap/fast pass question?

Out youngest can't ride fop and a few other rides, but I booked fp for him anyway. Our oldest wouldn't do fop at first but now loves it (a shame as he missed out on riding it twice). Last time we...
Forum: Accommodation 28 Aug 19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Mobile Got some equate today and put it straight in. It...

Got some equate today and put it straight in. It wasn't the instant ear dry version but something similar. I think they may have rebranded slightly so they can hike the $. Felt slightly sore to start...
Forum: Accommodation 28 Aug 19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Mobile We're close to the old port royal stop rather...

We're close to the old port royal stop rather than barbados, which is 2nd. We bought a extra stroller so being 1st floor is working out better.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Aug 19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Mobile Gave the first guy $2 and the second $3 as we had...

Gave the first guy $2 and the second $3 as we had shopping to load and unload, though he didn't help. You get charged anyway for waiting. I'll stick tipping in the app.
Forum: Car Hire & Transportation 28 Aug 19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Mobile Do you tip uber?

We've used uber twice and I tipped cash (despite 2nd driver taking a slight detour and being fairly unhelpful). I noticed the uber app mentions fees. Do these fees include a tip, or should you tip...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Aug 19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 151,921
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Mobile Tbf we should have eaten before we went or early...

Tbf we should have eaten before we went or early when we got there. Kids had a few sweets and went nuts. We tried for food in cosmic Ray's but they argued over a pram so we started to leave, which is...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida 28 Aug 19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 151,921
Posted By Ricky_Spanish
Just got back from this and have to say am 50:50...

Just got back from this and have to say am 50:50 with it. Started of well by hitting sdmt and a couple of other rides, then it went downhill. Kids had a melt down and park became really busy which...
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