Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Disney World Tips
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 07-17-2008, 03:14 PM   #91
tnmomof4
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 1,195

I pack packets of Sweet N Low. I use them for my hot tea in the room. I also drink unsweetened tea at restaurants and counter service, and at some places there is no Sweet N Low, so I keep a few packs in my bag that I take to the parks.
__________________
1992 Off Site 2001 All Star Movies2002 All Star Movies 2004 Pop Century2005 Pop Century 2006 Pop Century2007 All Star Music Family Suites/Vero Beach2008 All Star Music Family Suites


tnmomof4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2008, 04:18 PM   #92
Teacher510
DIS Veteran
 
Teacher510's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: NJ
Posts: 979

Quote:
Originally Posted by jemlover View Post
I am laughing as I read all these posts about what to take to WDW. Last year I had this big long list and was checking things off. We got to Orlando and my DH says, "Where did you put my insulin?" Yikes! I forgot to get it out of the fridge at home. Nothing like forgetting the thing that keeps the DH alive. Luckily he had a partial vial with him and some in his pump. We had to call the mail order pharmacy and have some shipped to our resort. So the number one thing is don't forget the prescription drugs.
For years now I have put my car keys in the fridge if there is something that I need to take with me that needs to stay there until I leave. Of course this works if you're driving but if you need keys to lock the door it might work too. Of course it's harder to forgot to start the car than it is to lock the door!
__________________
~Ann Disney Inn 1989-All Star Sports 1994-All Star Music 1995-All Star Movies 2001-Swan 2002-Pop Century 2005-Pop Century 2006-Pop Century 2007-Dolphin/Wonder 2008 - Port Orleans French Quarter 2009-Wonder 2010-Coronado Springs 2011-Caribbean Beach 2012
Teacher510 is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 07-19-2008, 11:59 AM   #93
Poohgirl521
When you wish upon a star......
 
Poohgirl521's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Oxford, MA
Posts: 40

These are great tips everyone!! Keep em coming!!
__________________
me aka Julie, DH, DS 2


Nov. 1997-Poly, Aug. 2008-ASMu
Poohgirl521 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2008, 12:13 PM   #94
wendyinaustin
Mouseketeer
 
wendyinaustin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Austin, TX Hook 'em Horns!
Posts: 309

I am an avid scrapbooker and picture taker so I make a list of all the photos I need to take while I am at each park. We go every year and I like to take some of the same photos so I can see how much my DD's have grown since last trip. It's also fun to see how much the park changes through different seasons.
__________________
"It's all part of the magic..."
'76-'87 15+ visits FLA resident, May '88 Grad Nite, Dec '96 POFQ Honeymoon, Dec '97 Off-site 1 yr anniv,
Nov '01 CBR
, Jan/Feb '04 GF Castle View, June '04 Disney Cruise/FW Cabins, Jan '05 Disneyland Resort,
Jan '06 Disneyland Resort, Nov '06 FW Cabins, July/Aug '07 FW Cabins, Oct 8-15 2008 CSR-NEW FAMILY FAV!
CSR Dec 20-27 2008!
wendyinaustin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2008, 12:21 PM   #95
Cybornut
Yes I really do look like this monkey from Aladdin...
 
Cybornut's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: China
Posts: 18

Laptop + chargers + network cable (cat 5)...

=

instant DIS help.
__________________
"MM = MAXIMUM MAGIC..."
"Hmmm... sounds like a lot of work..."
Cybornut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2008, 12:25 PM   #96
amloveaffair
I've been very rude, and I'm very sorry
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,452

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cybornut View Post
Laptop + chargers + network cable (cat 5)...

=

instant DIS help.
Don't forget USB cables!
amloveaffair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2008, 12:29 PM   #97
dwfanatic
DIS Veteran
Proud mommy of a new Disney "souvenir"!
 
dwfanatic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: CT
Posts: 689

Just was re-reading original list- noticed #45- M&M container for pennies and quarters...we did this back in '05 and made it through BDL checkpoint with no problem, but coming home from Orlando, they kept scrutinizing my carryon bag through the X-ray machine...I didn't know what they were looking at- but then realized that was it...they opened the bag and I showed them what it was...they chuckled, but said it resembled a 'stick of dynomite' in the x-ray machine...wasn't arrested or anything but I think I will wait until I get to Orlando and WDW to load up the M&M case with the money!!
__________________
WDW Oct 1998 (off property), May 1999 (ASMo), May 2000(ASMo), May 2001(off property & CSR), August 2001 (ASSp), July 2002 (Off property), December 2002 (ASSp), January 2004 (POP- Cole's first trip!), August 2004 (off property and AK), March/April 2005 (POP), August 2008 (off property and BC), August 2011 (off property), August 2013 (off property) May 2014- Cruising on The Magic- adults only August 2015- B2B cruise on The Dream...with the kiddos Disneyland-- too many times to count!
dwfanatic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2008, 12:36 PM   #98
Cybornut
Yes I really do look like this monkey from Aladdin...
 
Cybornut's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: China
Posts: 18

I always bring a bottle of Fabreeze on long trips...

"They are NOT dirty, but they smell!"

It gets the chlorine smell out of swimwear, spay on after soak + dry.
Works on bedsheet and carpet as well.
... not to mention car seats...


... I have smokers in the family.

Speaking of which, there are these tablets that you supposedly put in the water that your swimwear were soaking in, it "dechlorinate" them so they don't get damaged...
Never used them, anyone know and where to get them?
__________________
"MM = MAXIMUM MAGIC..."
"Hmmm... sounds like a lot of work..."
Cybornut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2008, 09:32 AM   #99
DianeV
DIS Veteran
 
DianeV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 1999
Location: Livonia, Michigan USA
Posts: 3,908

If you have sunglasses or glasses, you might wanna bring glasses cleaner. And if your hair gets frizzy from the humidity, I bring a hair straightener and anti-frizz shampoo and that stuff. If you have Crocs, bring those for walking around!!!!!!!! I also like to bring a blanket with me if we drive to Florida, which we are this time. I also bring a bag for stuff like shampoo bottles, makeup, soap, that stuff. Hope this helps!!!
DianeV is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2008, 09:52 AM   #100
Jakesmom504
DIS Veteran
 
Jakesmom504's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 858

For the ladies...how about feminine products for those of us unfortunate enough to need them there!!!
__________________
Me: DH DS8

POP...Dec 2012 POP...Sept 2008 Jake's First Trip!
POR...Dec 2000 Honeymoon! CBR...July 1991 OFFSITE...Aug 1985 POLY...July 1982...my first Disney trip!
Jakesmom504 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2008, 11:12 AM   #101
amloveaffair
I've been very rude, and I'm very sorry
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,452

Don't forget a glasses case for while on rides!
amloveaffair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2008, 06:00 PM   #102
msminniemouse
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 786

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lady_Sarah View Post
so sorry if these have already been suggested,

but I suggest Body Glide and a swim towel (the super fast drying ones that swimmers use) to wipe off stroller or yourself after a quick rainshower or wet ride.
Where can you buy the swim towel?
msminniemouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2008, 06:25 PM   #103
J3nn78
DIS Veteran
 
J3nn78's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: NJ
Posts: 1,857

I pack the kids clothes in ziploc bags. One outfit per bag. I can actually fit shorts, tshirt, socks, underwear (for older toddler) in one sandwich sized bag. It makes grabbing a complete outfit so fast and easy. Plus easy to grab an outfit for putting a spare in the diaper bag. I label the bag with the kids names. I am reusing them for the next trip too.
__________________
J3nn78 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2008, 06:41 PM   #104
pinkerbell
FREE DDP 06, 07, 08, 09 & 10!!
 
pinkerbell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: western, ma
Posts: 3,937

I did not read all the responses,but a power strip(wal-mart 5$) was a must for our gang.think about all the things you need to plug in, rechargeable batteries,cell phone,laptop,electric razor etc.etc. nice to have a recharging station in one place.
__________________
mom dad dd 9 dd 7
Link to AOA pics - more than you could possibly want!
http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3009843
Summer 87 Magic Kingdom College Program, 4 93, 4 94 and 3 95, 3 & 10 96, 10 98, 5 99, 10 01, 10 02, 10 04 & 10 05 off property 5 05 and 10 06 ASSports 9 07, 9 08 & 9 09 ASMo, POR 2 10, POP 4 10 and ASMo 9 10, ASMo 9 11, Dolphin 2 12, POP 4 12, AoA 9 12, Dolphin 1 13, POP 4 13 Dolphin 1 14 POP 4 14
pinkerbell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2008, 08:02 PM   #105
SINYMom
Mouseketeer
 
SINYMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Staten Island, NY
Posts: 140

How about?

I know alot of women get some part of their body waxed but, after 20 years of waxing, I have gone back to shaving my legs. So, for those who shave, don't forget the razors, refills, shave cream and a good skin cream.

For those who prefer to bring their own -- ground coffee, coffee filters, sugar packets, tea bags. We also bring our refillable mugs from prior years so we don't have to buy new ones just to take a drink out by the pool.

My boys are responsible for their carry on bag of, I-pods, hand-held games, sunglasses, small stuffed toy, hats and, water balls. My older son gets vocabulary words to study over the summer in addition to a list of books to read, so I create flash cards with the words, put them in a ziploc and bring them along.

I'll probably print the list on page one when I start to pack, no sense recreating the wheel.
__________________
me, DH, Matt, Nick, Joe


SINYMom 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 Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:47 AM.

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

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

You Rated this Thread: