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View Poll Results: Which choice would you make, assuming comparable prices?
POR (8 nights) 18 36.73%
AoA (4 nights)/Poly (4 nights) 31 63.27%
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:29 PM   #16
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I picked two. I don't really like the Values, tiny beds and overcrowded but Poly is great.

Perfect location and being on the monorail / boat launch is so convenient


If you do a split stay start at AOA because if you start at Poly you won't want to leave...
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:02 PM   #17
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I pick 2, also. You will get to enjoy two great resorts and see what the hoopla over the Poly is about! I don't think a split stay is too much of a pain, but if you decide it is then I'm sure you'd enjoy AofA!

The Poly is a fun resort, but what I love best is all about location--the monorail rocks, the views of the MK from the beach or rooms are magical, and the boat rides from the MK to the Poly or GF are a great bonus.

I don't know if it will work for you (or if it will work for me!) but for my upcoming split stay (BC, cruise, CR) I'm planning ahead and packing suitcases for all of us for each part of the trip. Hopefully we'll just have to unpack some of our bags at the BC, and then when we get to our cruise we'll have a different set of bags to unpack. (And then one more bag for after the cruise.) I've done something similar on road trips in the past--I'll have to see if we can keep from unpacking all of our bags at each stop!
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:12 PM   #18
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Do your kids still nap? We usually go back to the resort in the middle of the day for naps and down time. Resort switching can really mess with the flow of that day and messing with a day can mess with the days that come after it! You have to check out of the first resort in the morning and then have a few hours of waiting. You can spend it at a park, of course, but you could miss your whole nap window.
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Old 10-08-2012, 10:57 PM   #19
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Thanks everyone! We've made a a decision, and we'll be doing the split stay of four nights at AoA, followed by four nights at Poly. I really appreciated all of your advice. Not sure whether we're brave or crazy but looking forward to it in any case! Now, on to planning for ADRs
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:03 AM   #20
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Thanks everyone! We've made a a decision, and we'll be doing the split stay of four nights at AoA, followed by four nights at Poly. I really appreciated all of your advice. Not sure whether we're brave or crazy but looking forward to it in any case! Now, on to planning for ADRs
I think you made a great choice! The Poly is one of my favorite resorts because of its prime location, beautiful views, yummy restaurants, and immersive atmosphere-- and the AoA looks like so much fun for kids!

Have a great time.
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