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Old 11-03-2012, 10:50 PM   #196
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Thanks so much Minniemum and tapdancer for your help. You're awesome

I'm finding it so much fun planning a trip to WDW, but at the same time there seems to be so much to learn.

I sat with a calculator this morning trying to decide if I would pay for the dining plan if it wasn't offered and I'm just not sure. So much to think about...
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Old 11-03-2012, 11:40 PM   #197
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I think DH agreed to 4 weeks!


But as he told me this after he flew from MLB to LAX and got no sleep at all; so I'll gently nudge this along to confirm if he was for real or if he was on sleep depravation.
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:01 AM   #198
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I think DH agreed to 4 weeks!


But as he told me this after he flew from MLB to LAX and got no sleep at all; so I'll gently nudge this along to confirm if he was for real or if he was on sleep depravation.
He said it, so it's done

Lock it in Eddie!
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:36 AM   #199
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He said it, so it's done

Lock it in Eddie!
Love it!
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:51 AM   #200
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If you just have a 'room only' booking and you book some ADR's do you need to pay a deposit/fee to hold the bookings?
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Regardless of what type of booking you have, some restaurants require you to provide a credit card guarantee when making your ADR. This means that if you don't give at least one days notice for a cancelation, you will be charged $10 per person on the said reservation.
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:59 AM   #201
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Historical information on the release of "free dining" is here. http://www.mousesavers.com/historica...ort-discounts/
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:14 AM   #202
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He said it, so it's done

Lock it in Eddie!
I think Eddie locked it in himself. DH seems to be okay with the 4 weeks. Let the planning begin!


And I think we've just about locked in 2 - 8 Oct for the DisMeet in WDW.
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:01 PM   #203
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I think Eddie locked it in himself. DH seems to be okay with the 4 weeks. Let the planning begin!

And I think we've just about locked in 2 - 8 Oct for the DisMeet in WDW.
Wow that sounds fabulous
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Old 11-04-2012, 01:55 PM   #204
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Good Morning All!

How is everyone this morning? I'm getting stuck in weighing up the options for character meals, I REALLY REALLY want to do Minnie and Friends. The atmosphere looks truly amazing! I'm also umming and ahhing over doing Storytellers aswell. Just because I love Chip and Dale and didn't get the chance to get a photo with them last time

Also, my Disney cricut cartridges just arrived! Any crafters who may be lurking here might share my excitedness in this!

Also also, I'm wearing my Marc Jacobs Daisy, oh so fresh today. It's the perfume that I wore while we were at Disneyland. Wearing it always makes me feel the Disney magic now! Does anyone else have things like this that remind them of Disneyland??
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Old 11-04-2012, 02:09 PM   #205
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Kiwi, we love Storytellers. My DH insists we do it on every trip - who am I to argue? He loves the omelette bar. I really like the restaurant, reminds me a bit of the WL at WDW.

Any time I smell fairy floss I think of Disney, and calliope music does it for me too
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Old 11-04-2012, 03:40 PM   #206
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i have a collage of pics from the last trip on my wall at home, so everyday when i get up for work and walk out the door, that pic of the castle is the last thing i see, and brings back so many memories

also, i use my phone as my alarm and every morning at 5.05am when it goes off, it displays the message 'one day closer to our disney vacation' -- that at least makes going to work more bearable
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Old 11-04-2012, 04:28 PM   #207
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morning all

another day closer....

have a great week
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Old 11-04-2012, 05:29 PM   #208
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320 days for us ( not that I'm counting or anything....)
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:48 AM   #209
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I'm not too sure about having to prepay as last trip Free Dining was offered upon our booking. My agent said some Character Dining bookings would require a credit card to confirm if dining was not added to my package. Also the 180 days booking was an advantage.

We are a family of 5 so staying in a room that sleeps 5 with the Murphy bed. I have found measurements for the bed and it would comfortably sleep my 17 year old who isn't very tall, it's almost the same size as the half of the couch she is always falling asleep on lol

We stayed at the Beach Club last trip which had a day bed, Beach Club not in the budget this time however as we are having 6 nights in New York this time also.

I'll pm you my travel agent, she is wonderful, nothing is too much trouble and I don't have to worry about a thing.

I found some photo's of the Murphy bed (we are staying at POR too). Apologies if you have already seen them.

http://portorleans.org/gallery-guest-SurlyMermaid.php

http://portorleans.org/gallery-guest-bunkkinsmom.php
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Old 11-05-2012, 01:28 AM   #210
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I found some photo's of the Murphy bed (we are staying at POR too). Apologies if you have already seen them.

http://portorleans.org/gallery-guest-SurlyMermaid.php

http://portorleans.org/gallery-guest-bunkkinsmom.php
Even though your post wasn't directed at me, thanks so much for sharing. I hadn't seen those pics (or that website for that matter). Very interesting. That bed looks like it would be great for my son.
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