Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Global Neighbours > Disneyland Paris Trip Planning & Community Board
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 09-26-2012, 09:44 AM   #1
New Steph
Earning My Ears
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 2

Help for a DLP Newbie Please?

Hello. I have just booked our first ever trip to DLP for 21 to 24/12 for me, my husband & our daughter who will turn 5 on 19/12 & are staying at the Disneyland Hotel. We arrive at around 5pm on 21/12 and leave about lunchtime on Christmas Eve. I have been immersed in this amazing forum ever since, and have hit information meltdown!

So, can I ask for help from the community? What would you recommend as unmissable - particularly considering my daughter's age as this trip will be all about her? One thing or 3 days worth, any suggestion is more than welcome. I fear I will become paralysed by my obsessive researching and miss something really, really obvious.

Know this a cheeky ask from a new girl, but I hope someone/people can help.

So excited!!!!!
New Steph is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 01:56 PM   #2
Christieand
Mouseketeer
 
Christieand's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Nottingham, England
Posts: 411

Hi, how exciting for you to be going at Christmas time!
The first thing i'd recommend is the Princess Pavilion. Not sure if you've heard of this yet, but it's a meet and greet just opposite Dumbo the Flying Elephant. You don't know which princess you'll meet, as there are three there at once and everyone is in the same queue and just gets sent to a princess. However, the queues for this get sooooo long - in excess of 90 minutes. Because of this, it might be an idea to start queuing even before it opens (if your little girl is into princesses.)
Thinking about it, you're probably going to be in Fantasy Land quite a lot! Teacups, Dumbo, It's a Small World and Peter Pan's Flight are all fantastic.(Make sure you do Teacups, Dumbo and Peter Pan in Extra Magic Hours. It'll save you a lot of queuing!)
Because it'll be cold, Animagique in the Studio park might be a nice chance to have a sit down and warm up.
Buzz Lightyear's Laser Blast in Discoveryland is another inside ride, and it's fun to see all the characters dotted around whilst trying to defeat Emperor Zorg!
I hope you have a great time...I went at the start of September and can't wait to go again!
__________________
Santa Fe, January 2005
Davy Crocket Ranch, April 2009
Sequoia Lodge, September 2012 (TR here: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2991483)
Sequoia Lodge, April 2013 (TR here: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3099510)

Christieand is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-26-2012, 06:04 PM   #3
New Steph
Earning My Ears
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 2

Thanks Christieand, all great advice. VERY into princesses so will check opening times and get there good and early. Thanks again!
New Steph is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:59 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.