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Old 09-09-2012, 10:40 AM   #31
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We haven't picked our dates officially yet, but plan to go in the second half of August!!! Can't wait!!!
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Old 09-09-2012, 10:58 AM   #32
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I can't officially pick our dates until I get the vacation sheet at work in January but I am planning for August 4th-19th.
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:24 AM   #33
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I think I want to do another late August trip next year. I get enough vacation time for a birthday trip and a summer trip, I didn't hate the heat nearly as much as I expected to, and the rain doesn't bother me.

I just don't know what dates to pick. I'm thinking the last week, 26-30... It'll be a week later than my trip this year, so maybe even less crowded.
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Old 09-11-2012, 02:40 PM   #34
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Any else waiting? Planning on August 24th through September 1st and hoping for free dining
We usually book the end of August thru the 1st couple of days into Sept. The FD is a bonus. August 2013 can't come quick enough..
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Old 09-12-2012, 08:57 PM   #35
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Were just there September 1st - September 8th and there was a bounce back offer for the free dining. I went ahead and booked it because with the opening of the Fantasyland extension I was not sure whether or not we would get a pin code for a discount on the room, last year we could have gotten 40% off the room if we had booked before check out but we decided we would wait and ended not getting as good of a deal so this time I said let's just go ahead and book the offer before check out. Our next trip is booked for August 31st - September 7th.
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Old 09-15-2012, 08:00 PM   #36
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Just booked for 8/24 to 9/2. Crossing fingers for free dining. Staying at the French Quarter.
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Old 09-15-2012, 08:37 PM   #37
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We're planning too!
Aug. 11-23, split stay between BWV and BLT (we like to be able to walk to the resorts, so this hits 3 of them!). We booked the BWV part this past week and are booking the BLT part tomorrow (fingers crossed!). This will be our first trip as just our family, after having taken each of my girls by themselves the summer between kindergarten and first grade, and going last year with my mother. We're already so excited!
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Old 09-15-2012, 08:56 PM   #38
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Any else waiting? Planning on August 24th through September 1st and hoping for free dining
We will be there for DD 10th birthday (8/25). We r planning on arriving 08/24 and r hoping for pixie dust to move our SSR ressies to AKV. Likely to leave on the 31 st. C u there!
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Old 09-18-2012, 07:36 AM   #39
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I book for 8/24 to 9/2. Hoping we get the free dining.
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:00 PM   #40
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Just Booked!

I just booked August 22 to 31 at Port Orleans Riverside with a preferred location for me, DH, DS12 & DD11. Hoping for free dining or a room discount!!! I can't wait.
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:29 AM   #41
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Joining in! Right now, our dates are August 21st to September 1st and we are staying at Pop! If I get a PIN or if there is an End of Summer promotion, I might upgrade to a moderate such as POFQ. Right now, we’re looking at about 8 WDW park days, 2 UO days and maybe even a Sea World day. I think we are doing the DDP, but my kids and I love trying new restaurants so much, I keep toying with the idea of DxDP. I’m constantly tweaking plans on my PTR. Does anyone else have a PTR going? I saw only one or two in this thread so far.
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Old 09-29-2012, 08:49 PM   #42
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Was planning for Aug '14

but I have returned to work (part time but it's something ) and I am really hoping to make it back Aug '13.

It would just be a trip with me and DDs aa this past May trip with DBF was just too difficult. He's not a big Disney fan and I know he tried to put his best face forward, but it just didn't work.

Dates I'm looking at is anytime between 8/24-9/3. I have air miles that will expire Dec 2013 so I need to use them. Have enough only for 3 one ways and will have to buy 3 one ways. Whatever dates will be the least expensive within that time frame is when we will (hopefully) go.

Looking to stay either at POP, AOA or POFQ. Depending on how much I can save and what will be more budget friendly (AAA, room discount or free dining) is where we will stay.

DD4 keeps talking (and I mean everyday) about wanting to go back so I will do my best to fulfill her wish.
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Old 10-02-2012, 09:03 PM   #43
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Hi all!!!!! I'll be there Aug 25th - 31st.... I have a ressie for POP but i'm 90% sure i'm going to switch to CBR.... YAY more crazed Disney fans like myself....
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Old 10-02-2012, 09:43 PM   #44
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I officially booked my August 2013 trip with my TA today! I decided to do a cruise the days after my trip, since I was checking out the day one was leaving! I've never been on one before, and the DCL forum convinced me to try it. So, I'll be at All-Star Movies from 8/26-8/29, and sailing 8/29-9/1. I'll tour commando and then rest on the cruise!
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:07 AM   #45
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We're in! We skipped this year and can't wait to go back. Our dates will be Aug. 22-31. The first 2 nights will be at Universal and the rest will be at POR. I'm hoping for free dining since we are all Disney adults and my boys eat like adults these days!
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