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Old 02-03-2013, 09:00 PM   #91
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Cool! What are your dates again?

I'm loving your pictures. Bringing back memories of our cruise in December.
9/3-9/9. Even though its been planned for a while it feels much more secure now that I have the room. I need to start reading up on DL!

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Old 02-04-2013, 01:11 PM   #92
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Before I post the next update I just wanted to share some exciting news. I was able to book my September vacation at the VGC this morning I had put the alarm to go off at 7:55 so I could do it right at 8:00 but either it didn't go off or I turned it off while sleeping... I thankfully woke up at 8:19 and after a few seconds of panic grabbed the ipad and jumped online. Thankfully my dates were still there. I did book a studio but the 1BR was available as well and I seriously considered booking the 1BR for the whirlpool tub but I figure I can just go down to the hot tub. I'm still torn about it though.

So Alison and Alicia, I'm ready for September!
Woot woot! That's awesome that there was availability!
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:15 PM   #93
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I'm so missing that ship right now. I LOVED the spa on the Wonder! I really regret not getting the rainforest passes.
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Hi, Pam! I just happened to see the link to this report in your signature, so I thought I'd join in. I'm loving all the pics so far! Definitely makes me miss cruising!
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Woot woot! That's awesome that there was availability!
I'm so excited! I feel like DL is new frontier to explore
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I'm so missing that ship right now. I LOVED the spa on the Wonder! I really regret not getting the rainforest passes.
The whole cruise I wished I had signed up for a bamboo massage. That's on the list for March, I'm not going to make the same mistake twice. You must get them next time, it is so relaxing in there I'll definitely be getting the Rainforest passes again.
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Hi, Pam! I just happened to see the link to this report in your signature, so I thought I'd join in. I'm loving all the pics so far! Definitely makes me miss cruising!
Awesome! Welcome aboard Missy glad you saw the link! Have you decided when you'll do another one?

Thanks so much about the pictures
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I love the look of the Disney ships, inside and out
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9/3-9/9. Even though its been planned for a while it feels much more secure now that I have the room. I need to start reading up on DL!

Thanks!
I'm glad you got the room! I'll have to put that in my phone so I don't forget. I'll be out there at the DLR quite a bit in that one month period. Between the D23 Expo, Ellen's trip, your trip and PIO's trip, I'll be visiting a bunch!
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I'm glad you got the room! I'll have to put that in my phone so I don't forget. I'll be out there at the DLR quite a bit in that one month period. Between the D23 Expo, Ellen's trip, your trip and PIO's trip, I'll be visiting a bunch!
Oh my, lots of visitors coming! Excellent excuses to get out to DL

I have to admit I was semi disappointed I could book a studio, I was prepared to get a 1BR I just couldn't commit to using twice the points when a studio was available.
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Oh my, lots of visitors coming! Excellent excuses to get out to DL

I have to admit I was semi disappointed I could book a studio, I was prepared to get a 1BR I just couldn't commit to using twice the points when a studio was available.
I've gotten so OVER that. I can blame it on the fact that we "need" a one bedroom because we can't "risk" Fran's side of the bed being the one with no space to walk back and forth and not have a nightstand. But my real reason is I don't want to live without the jacuzzi tub. VGC is one of those with 2 bathrooms in the one bedroom, so we love that even though it's not really necessary, it sure is nice! We also like having the full fridge and dishwasher even if we don't actually use the kitchen, but more often than not we do actually use the kitchen, but I'm just weird that way!

Congrats on getting your studio. Now you need to put in the requests!
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Oh my, lots of visitors coming! Excellent excuses to get out to DL

I have to admit I was semi disappointed I could book a studio, I was prepared to get a 1BR I just couldn't commit to using twice the points when a studio was available.
I've been lurking on your TR for a few days now. I'm loving the pictures! Pictures always make TR's so much fun! We're sailing the Wonder again in March, so seeing all of your pictures gets me very excited for our trip!

We are DVC also and are going to DL in July. I also booked the studio but REALLY wanted the 1 bedroom. Like you, I just couldn't bring myself to spend the points. I'll just be so excited to get back to DL that I'm hoping I won't notice that I don't have the 1 bedroom!

Thanks for your TR! It's always so nice when people share their experience with others! Looking forward to reading more!

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