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Old 02-11-2014, 10:24 AM   #1
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First disney trip with no OOP money!

I figure the budget board will be the only ones to be as exited as I am . This will be our first Disney trip that will be basically free. Here is the break up.
4 day 3 night at ASM with Dinning
$688 Paid with Disney Visa Rewards
Military Salute Tickets
$338 Paid with GC from Xmas
Gas
$280 More Xmas Gift Cards.
Pet Sitting
$250 Paid with cash back from Mastercard
Tips and extras
$200 Disney gift cards (from bdays) and left over point Disney Visa

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Old 02-11-2014, 10:27 AM   #2
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Well, you go girl!! Gotta love free and big huge Congrats to ya'll!
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Old 02-11-2014, 12:18 PM   #3
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I figure the budget board will be the only ones to be as exited as I am . This will be our first Disney trip that will be basically free. Here is the break up.
4 day 3 night at ASM with Dinning
$688 Paid with Disney Visa Rewards
Military Salute Tickets
$338 Paid with GC from Xmas
Gas
$280 More Xmas Gift Cards.
Pet Sitting
$250 Paid with cash back from Mastercard
Tips and extras
$200 Disney gift cards (from bdays) and left over point Disney Visa



Enjoy every minute of your trip!
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Old 02-11-2014, 01:30 PM   #4
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Awesome!

We have our flights booked on points, and will have maybe $600 in credit card rewards to use, but it's a long way from paying for the whole thing! I've been trying every day to win a $500 Visa card though!

Have a good time!
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Old 02-11-2014, 02:50 PM   #5
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FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!! You should be so proud of yourself! Enjoy your trip!
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Old 02-11-2014, 03:00 PM   #6
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awesome!!! you will have so much fun enjoying your reward trip!!!! (why does it seem cooler when it cost you nothing?)
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Old 02-11-2014, 04:22 PM   #7
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WOOO right on! It'll feel so freeing when you get home, knowing it didn't cost you a cent!
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Old 02-11-2014, 04:46 PM   #8
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I figure the budget board will be the only ones to be as exited as I am . This will be our first Disney trip that will be basically free. Here is the break up.
4 day 3 night at ASM with Dinning
$688 Paid with Disney Visa Rewards
Military Salute Tickets
$338 Paid with GC from Xmas
Gas
$280 More Xmas Gift Cards.
Pet Sitting
$250 Paid with cash back from Mastercard
Tips and extras
$200 Disney gift cards (from bdays) and left over point Disney Visa

Wow! I'm excited for you! I try to make my trips as affordable as possible by using rewards but I've never reached the point of getting a completely "free" trip. Good job!
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Old 02-11-2014, 05:34 PM   #9
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That is AMAZING! I pride myself on being a bargain hunter (especially when it comes to travel) but I just can't seem to do a bargain Disney trip. Hats off to you!
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Old 02-11-2014, 07:06 PM   #10
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That is awesome!! I am so excited for you! It is an amazing feeling going to Disney without spending any of your own regular income. We went on a 11 day trip last October with money I earned through rewards and swagbucks. It did take 3 years but so worth it!

Have an amazing time!
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Old 02-11-2014, 07:33 PM   #11
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Congratulations, that is great! I'll be asking for Disney gift cards for Christmas to use for our 2015 trip and we'll also have at least half of it paid for via rewards. Don't think I'll be able to make the 6-7 day trip completely paid for that way, but I'm trying!
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Old 02-12-2014, 10:50 AM   #12
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Congratulations and enjoy your trip!
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Old 02-12-2014, 10:55 AM   #13
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Well done!
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Old 02-12-2014, 11:22 AM   #14
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Way to go!!!

So jealous!!!

Enjoy Disney!!

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Old 02-12-2014, 11:58 AM   #15
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That is close to what we are doing.

DVC member no OOP for room, had our DVC for 10 years so it has paid for itself already. I checked and if we paid cash for 2 nights at the BC it would be $1195.

CM Aunt = no OOP for tickets

Chase rewards to pay for rental car

Chase rewards visa for meals

Only OOP is gas

SWA RR points for airfare =$20 for flight.

We are budgeting $75-$100 for this trip for two.
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