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Old 10-07-2012, 06:10 AM   #1
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ANZACs in November/December 2013... register here!



Plans are starting to unfold, so lets start the rollcall and sharing plans, tips, tricks, ideas and updates. Please feel free to join us if you are planning a trip for this time too!


Disney Christmas 2013 Merry Cast of Travellers:

Leaving November:
baf65: 1 Nov - three weeks WDW, offsite villa
Aussiefamof5, DH, DS15, DS9 & DD3: 1 - 11 November, DL
MumOfTriplets: 1 - 15 Nov California (10 - 14 DL)
KiwiMouseGirl & friend: DL 1 - 15 November
OzCath: LA 2 - 5 Dec, AZ/NV roadtrip 5 - 13th, DL 13th - 19th Dec
RachelleBeaney & DH: TDL 4 - 8 Nov, WDW POR 10 - 16, USF 19 - 22, SW & DC 23 - 24, DL PPH 25 - 28 Nov
Lindap1, DH, & DD6: WDW 10 - 17 November
aussiecookfamily: 15 Nov - GCH 4 nights, AKL 23 nights, Fantasy cruise 14-21 Dec, GCH Christmas
FireflyFi: Tokyo Disney 19 - 22 December
Dean1972 and DW: 20 Nov - 9 Dec Transatlantic Cruise, WDW Hilton 9 - 15, USO 15 - 18, WDW BC 18 - Dec
MouseFan Down Under: leaving 24 Nov. 8-17 Dec at WDW, 17-22 Dec at DLR
Marlea98, DH, DD (13) & DS (12): Leaving 28/11. Early Dec - WDW. Fantasy cruise from 7/12
KylieH, DH, DD (11) & Alice the Bear: 30 Nov - 15 Dec. LA and Disneyland
IvanovaTC and DD (16): Schoolies at WDW - 8 Days at the Polynesian Resort.
Aussietravellers: ?DLR, Whistler
Luisa Disneyland - end of Nov/early Dec
DizOz, DW, and two DDs: DL (Grand Californian), WDW (YC & WL), NY - Nov/Dec
WickedDreamer and sister : October/November at WDW and a cruise. Both Halloween & Christmas parties!


Leaving December:
Franrose, DH, DD6 & DD7: 2 -15 Dec WDW POFQ, 15 - 22 Dec NY, 22 -27 Dec DL (Villas at GCH)
robinsa88 & friend: Leave Dec 4. 7 night WC cruise, 7 nights WDW + roadtrips
Viaggiamo: Dec 5 - Jan 5 with a week at DL
izzybjenn, DH & DD10: Dec 8 - 18, DLH & maybe a Chicago add-on
shushh: Dec 9 WDW, Dec 21 Fantasy cruise, roadtrip then Jan 12 Allure of the Seas
Platypus67: Dec 9 WDW 10 nights, Canada, LA
ColinA & DW: 14 Dec - 20 Jan at WDW, Boardwalk Villas
AussieSing, DH & DSes 11 & 13: WDW POFQ 9 - 17 Dec, NYC 17 - 21st, NH log cabin 21 - 28th Dec
Anne_Aus: Dec 22 - Christmas in NYC
Jadeey: Dec 28 - Jan 18 Honeymoon, WDW
Princessbec, DH, DD7, DD8 & BIL (& parents?): WDW, three weeks in December
meandmygirl & DD (8): loose plan = early December -> New Years in Hawaii and DL
Simtrac: Dec/Jan at wdw, universal, Miami and skiing in Whistler





Lets get this Christmas Party started!



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Old 10-07-2012, 06:50 AM   #2
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Hey !!!

My sister and myself are planning a October/November trip for 3 weeks at WDW and a cruise just before we head into the parks. We will be attending both a halloween and a christmas party.

Can't wait to share some tips and hear about other's trip plans!!!

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Old 10-07-2012, 07:09 PM   #3
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Smile Mother and daughter trip to WDW Nov/Dec 2013

I'll be taking my DD (16) to spend 8 days at the Poly instead of her going to schoolies on the Gold Coast after year 12. I win!!
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:04 AM   #4
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I'll be taking my DD (16) to spend 8 days at the Poly instead of her going to schoolies on the Gold Coast after year 12. I win!!
Liking this idea! Is prep too young for schoolies?
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:21 AM   #5
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I'll be taking my DD (16) to spend 8 days at the Poly instead of her going to schoolies on the Gold Coast after year 12. I win!!
I told my sister I'd do something similar with her and a few of her friends if they wanted to, but as soon as her friends found out the drinking age is 21 they said no. To quote my sister "you can get drunk off the happiness at Disneyland" but drat I just realised it'll be a few extra years before we go haha

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Old 10-08-2012, 04:27 AM   #6
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We are booked on the Fantasy for December 7th 2013 with a week at WDW before that. We have about 8 weeks in the States planned; we had 7.5 weeks over Dec/Jan this year. We are me, DH, DD & DS who will be 13 & 12 at time of sailing. It will be our second DCL sailing.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:30 AM   #7
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I so want to tell you we are going but i can make up my mind
I think we are going in Dec maybe to WDW and a cruise on the Fantasy from the 14th of Dec but we fell in with a house on the weekend and know i dont know whether we should go or not I have to make up my mind fast as we will be using our DVC points for the cruise.
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:36 PM   #8
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We are all booked. DW, 2 DD and I are jetting off to DL, DW and NY in Nov and Dec 2013.

First stop Grand Cal then the Yacht Club for half our stay at WDW and the rest at WL before heading to the big apple and then home for Christmas.

Its Never Too Early to Start Planning.

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Old 10-08-2012, 04:49 PM   #9
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Our group consists of my DH and DD as well as my sister and her 15 year old daughter and my daughters 10 closest friends. It is the end of year 12 so we are taking them all for my DD 18th birthday and we then avoid the whole schoolies thing. We are arriving on the 22nd of November for 10 nights.
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:14 PM   #10
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I so want to tell you we are going but i can make up my mind

Look the man in the eyes, WAMUMOF4:






I won't write you in till you decide though, don't want to place unfair pressure!!
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:22 PM   #11
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BTW if I get anyone's details wrong in the first post, please feel free to let me know how you'd like it edited I'm not 100% certain if you're 2012 or 2013 JennyN, just let me know if I've got that wrong!
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I told my sister I'd do something similar with her and a few of her friends if they wanted to, but as soon as her friends found out the drinking age is 21 they said no. To quote my sister "you can get drunk off the happiness at Disneyland" but drat I just realised it'll be a few extra years before we go haha
I offered a similar deal to my niece - who is doing the HSC this year (this month! ) but she wants to stay home and do things with her friends. her loss!

Little mickey is dancing across to a fortnight at the end nov/december. christmas shopping for me!
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:27 PM   #13
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So exciting

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Very loose plans at this stage for Hawaii and Disneyland. Just DD8 and I this time. Looking at leaving the week before school finishes and come back around New Years.

The mention of this trip seems to have stopped DD's tears since returning home on Friday She was so devastated when we got home and there was no more Disney magic
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Old 10-09-2012, 06:39 AM   #15
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Yes Franrose we are going in 2012. About 6 weeks until we leave. :b anana::ban ana:
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