So when we renewed our Merlin Annual Passes (August 2018) we went for the Premium pass. This is because at the time of renewal is was on a deal that was hard to refuse 13 months for the price of 12 – at a discounted rate – and came with a photo pass for all parks! Carry on reading to find out the perks of a Premium pass, why we benefited from an upgrade and how much we have done in the last year with our passes.

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Chrik is a small Welsh town with a population of less than 5000. It is located 10 miles south of Wrexham and is situated between Wrexham and Oswestry. It sits very close to the Wales/England borders and is about a 1 hour drive from our home.

We’ve visited Chirk before and decided we enjoyed it so much that we wanted to visit again. We holiday in Chirk with our dogs, and it’s ideal for that. There are lots of walks in the local area that are suited to both the occasional walker, and the seasoned pro.

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During our first visit together to Disneyland Paris, we decided to book through Magic Breaks as the website offered the best prices at the time of booking. After some deliberation we decided to stay at the Newport Bay Club hotel. There are many hotel choices available to you when staying close to the parks, so have a look at all of them and decide what’s best for you. They do vary in offerings and prices fairly significantly, so do some proper research before you pick one.

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We have just 7 days till we’re heading to Disneyland Paris! We are both super excited, we’ve been missing Disney since we got back from America last year and having this holiday to look forward to has been great. Now is the time to start packing. So this post is going to be all about what we are packing and why.

Trying not to forget anything is hard!
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just as the title says, we did 44 rides in 3 days! That’s a lot of rides, in fact on the second night when I closed my eyes my body felt like it was swaying. We did 12 rides on day 1, 17 on day 2 and 15 on day 3; and we will be telling you how we did all of this below. If you want to watch what we did a short video is here!

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So it’s felt like forever since being in Alton Towers (November 4th), and we decided we wanted to go to opening day because we miss being in the park. It was a very successful day for us, and as well as telling you what we did we will also be detailing how we got the most out of the day below: Also check out our video of the day here.

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