When is off peak at DLP

Discussion in 'Disneyland Paris Trip Planning & Community Board' started by hellothere, Aug 1, 2009.

  1. hellothere

    hellothere Earning My Ears

    Aug 1, 2009

    Really want to go to DLP but at a quiet time ...... we are thinking of Monday 19th Oct to Friday 23rd Oct 2009.

    Do you think this would be a quiet time ..... not too long a que......hotels not too busy etc?

    Would it be freezing then ???

    Many thanks!
  2. DLPdaft

    DLPdaft <font color=royalblue>Cannot stop singing "Just li Moderator

    Jun 3, 2007
    Hi hellothere,
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    Your dates in October aren't really low season, as they are Halloween season. If they don't include school holidays (either French or UK) then midweek, you shouldn't have to queue for long for much I wouldn't have thought. It will a different story though if you have any school holidays to contend with.

    You won't freeze at DLRP in October :), maybe take a fleece with you for the mornings and evenings, and possibly expect some rain/drizzle.
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  4. BRobson

    BRobson <font color=green>Beavers is a dangerous place to

    Oct 23, 2005
    Hi - we were there at that time last year - it wasn't freezing but chilly in the mornings and evenings but pleasant in the afternoon.

    I do know it is our school holidays at that time so the parks will be busier but as you are avoiding weekends it should not be too manic.

    Halloween is a fantastic time to go :)
  5. hellothere

    hellothere Earning My Ears

    Aug 1, 2009
    Thanks for the replies

    BRobson.......is that UK school holidays ?

    Maybe I would be better the previous week do you think ??
  6. mommy2ash

    mommy2ash <font color=deeppink>Has a Pooh pushin' Ash<br><fo

    Aug 7, 2008
    hi and welcome

    last year i went at the start of october from monday to saturday and it was great. it wanst dead quiet but it definately wasnt busy. i went in feb this year and that was dead quiet, it was a bit scary at times lol. i have pics of an empty fantasyland in the middle of the afternoon lol.

    october last year at the start was lovely and warm. the halloween season is excellent and i would highly reccomend going to the mickeys not so scary halloween party that is held on fridays after the park closes.
  7. Ms Poppins

    Ms Poppins I'm sure I'm very affected by all this Disney talk

    Mar 14, 2009
    I think the school holidays differ. Our kids will be off the week before, but my cousins kids are off the following week and we only live 15 minutes apart!

    I think the middle two weeks of October will be holidays for most as some point.
  8. FiFi Rose

    FiFi Rose <font color=red>The last time we didn't even get s

    Sep 17, 2008
    I would also recommend earlier in October so you get the halloween season but its a bit quieter. Plan your trip so you leave on a saturday so you can do MNSSHP on the friday night. Last year we left on the friday afternoon and felt we were really missing out on something. We had watched them putting the decorations up for the party all week and then couldn't go:sad1:
  9. manxtatt2

    manxtatt2 <font color=green>stumbles into room , looks aroun

    Aug 6, 2008
    Hi hellothere

    we are also going the same dates that you have picked

    the guy on the phone, said it was prob one of the best weeks to go as its quite quiet

    lets hope so
  10. scampbunny

    scampbunny <font color=darkorchid>The most fab of surprises!<

    Mar 5, 2008
    def a school holiday week round here, so it might not be as quiet as maybe the week before that, but will be quieter than the following week!!

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