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Old 08-30-2011, 12:22 PM   #1
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Viva Italia June 28, 2012

We're booked! I can't believe it!

Thanks to Kevin for being so helpful!

Who else is in?

Researching pre- and post-stays now...

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Old 08-30-2011, 01:00 PM   #2
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We're down to that trip or the first departure in July.
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:34 PM   #3
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We're down to that trip or the first departure in July.
I hope you chose this one; we really enjoyed having other young people who were close to our kids' ages on our last trip.
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Old 08-31-2011, 08:20 AM   #4
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You are going to love this trip. It's one of the best vacations that I've ever had.
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Old 08-31-2011, 09:27 AM   #5
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You are going to love this trip. It's one of the best vacations that I've ever had.
Thanks diskid! I'm sure you're right!
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Old 09-01-2011, 09:13 AM   #6
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You are going to love this trip. It's one of the best vacations that I've ever had.
strong agree
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:00 AM   #7
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Thanks. I don't know why the air price has almost pushed me over the edge. I was expecting high air prices, and the difference in total of the price with my expected air vs the price with the actual (as it stands today) air is not that great, so I don't know why I'm flipping.

We've saved and waited for this trip since our last one in 2008, so I shouldn't worry. Right?
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:53 PM   #8
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Viva Italia june 28,2012

we are looking at june 24 trip. We might end up on 28 th trip depending snow days. Have you looked at the airline prices? What used to be $900 ticket is noe $1680 with Continental. My ??, do you wait or buy the tickets now at these obviously inflated prices.
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:03 PM   #9
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we are looking at june 24 trip. We might end up on 28 th trip depending snow days. Have you looked at the airline prices? What used to be $900 ticket is noe $1680 with Continental. My ??, do you wait or buy the tickets now at these obviously inflated prices.
I'm watching and waiting for now. The prices I've been seeing are $1,700 for us. Crazy. I did find some for $1,200 out of an airport that is 4 hours from us. I expected around $1,200. If I saw something for $900, I'd jump on it.

Wow, how are you going to predict your snow days? We get a ton of snow here, but rarely any snow days. Our planned last day of school is June 7.
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:20 PM   #10
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I am looking at the August 2 trip and the best airfare I could find from San Francisco was 2000.00 each for coach !!! That would be 8000 in airfare alone for the 4 of us. I am having a bit of sticker shock now that I am thinking of actually booking a trip.
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Old 09-01-2011, 07:56 AM   #11
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With the air prices so high, I'm seriously feeling sick over the cost of this trip.

Someone please remind me that it will be worth it!
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Old 04-13-2012, 06:38 PM   #12
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We are in!

Can't wait - we are a family of 4 with two girls ages 15 and 18. This is our first Adventures by Disney tour. Looking forward to meeting our fellow travelers.
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:23 PM   #13
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Can't wait - we are a family of 4 with two girls ages 15 and 18. This is our first Adventures by Disney tour. Looking forward to meeting our fellow travelers.
Oh YAY! I'm so glad there is someone else on the board going on our trip! Can't wait! We are four also, plus my mother-in-law. I'm sure we're going to love this trip.
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Can't wait - we are a family of 4 with two girls ages 15 and 18. This is our first Adventures by Disney tour. Looking forward to meeting our fellow travelers.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:48 AM   #15
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Oh yeah, just noticed, BSF, that you're also new to the Disboards. Welcome!

Looking forward to meeting you and your family. This is our second AbD, we did Knights and Lights in 2008. We loved having Disney plan everything for us, and get us into the "must sees", and we loved the amount of free time we had to just be our own family exploring an exciting city. I'm sure you and your girls are going to love this trip.

When are you arriving?
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