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Princess Erin
12-15-2006, 02:30 PM
Does anyone take food items in an extra suitcase. I am talking about granola bars, peanut butter and things like that. We have a late arrival and no car to get to the store.

I think this will be o.k. Thanks.

ducklite
12-15-2006, 02:37 PM
Expect to have it opened and searched--many of those items look like explsoives in the x-ray machine. Also keep an eye on the weight--things like that add up in weight quickly, and you will be charged $50 if it's over 50 pounds.

Anne

CleveRocks
12-15-2006, 02:41 PM
Another idea is to arrange a grocery delivery. Check out:

www.goodings.com
www.GardenGrocer.com
www.WeGoShop.com

Each of the above has its fans here on the DIS, and I don't think I've ever read ANY actual negative experiences from customers of any of these 3 here on the DIS.

Grumpy Grandma
12-15-2006, 02:43 PM
We bring food in an extra suitcase every trip - then for the trip home you have room for all the goodies you bought on vacation

deedeetoo
12-15-2006, 03:41 PM
We have also done this before with no problem. We have never had a piece of luggage opened by security. If you do it with a smaller piece of luggage you shouldn't have a weight problem. Last year we filled a carryon size bag with food items and checked it. It made it to WDW in great shape and we had room for souvenirs on the way home.

Princess Erin
12-16-2006, 06:48 AM
Thank you all for the help. Just concerned about the arrival at the AKL and not sure what time Mara is closing these days, anyone?

Happy Holidays.

Princess Erin
12-18-2006, 07:39 AM
I am going to try the small suitcase with snack thing. Does anyone know what time Mara at AKL closes?

Thank you to all. Happy Holidays

pamjb
12-18-2006, 08:02 AM
Mara was open from 6 am to 11:30 pm when we stayed at AKL in August.

Princess Erin
12-18-2006, 11:43 AM
thanks