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Old 10-28-2012, 07:38 PM   #631
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Just saw news on Hurricane Sandy. Hope it doesn't affect anyone's travel plans...
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:44 PM   #632
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Just saw news on Hurricane Sandy. Hope it doesn't affect anyone's travel plans...
We are all crossing fingers for our work mate, she arrived in nyc on saturday - talk about bad timing!
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:26 PM   #633
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We are all crossing fingers for our work mate, she arrived in nyc on saturday - talk about bad timing!
Hope she's safe. Is she traveling by herself?
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:28 PM   #634
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Very excited for everyone traveling soon. We had to put our plans on hold . So I need lots of travel reports and pics so I can live through all of you
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:41 PM   #635
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Very excited for everyone traveling soon. We had to put our plans on hold . So I need lots of travel reports and pics so I can live through all of you
That's a shame Disneygirlinoz. I'm sure you will get an overload of TR's and pics.
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Old 10-29-2012, 04:56 AM   #636
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PiO and Travel Mum - I have added you to the op

DisneyGirl - shame you had to put your plans on hold, hope they can be rescheduled soon

I'm sad to hear that AP previews of the new Fantasyland are pushing up crowd levels for our dates, but I'm guessing the rest of MK and the other parks shouldn't be affected too much. And lots of people are saying the new rides are open during MNSSHP so hope they will be for MVMCP
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Ms Shuttergirl - are you checking in to AKL on 9 Dec?
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:27 AM   #638
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Ms Shuttergirl - are you checking in to AKL on 9 Dec?
Due to free dining being offered we had to change from doing a split stay at AKL and POFQ to choosing one. The cost of doing 1 resort over the other was ENORMOUS so we went with POFQ for the whole time. I was super sad to let go of AKL but in the end the kids said "mum for a saving of $1800, that's an easy decision".

So to answer your question, no we aren't checking into AKL on 9 Dec, sob sob. We are checking into POFQ.

What about yourself?
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:32 AM   #639
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PiO and Travel Mum - I have added you to the op

DisneyGirl - shame you had to put your plans on hold, hope they can be rescheduled soon

I'm sad to hear that AP previews of the new Fantasyland are pushing up crowd levels for our dates, but I'm guessing the rest of MK and the other parks shouldn't be affected too much. And lots of people are saying the new rides are open during MNSSHP so hope they will be for MVMCP
Thanks Ms. Shuttergirl & dabecs. It's difficult to make the decision to put plans on hold but sometimes it's for the best and it just makes the planning for the next trip even more exciting. Very excited for both of you. You will both be there around the same time we were meant to go so can't wait for the TR's and lots of Fantasyland info
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Thanks Ms. Shuttergirl & dabecs. It's difficult to make the decision to put plans on hold but sometimes it's for the best and it just makes the planning for the next trip even more exciting. Very excited for both of you. You will both be there around the same time we were meant to go so can't wait for the TR's and lots of Fantasyland info
It's a really tough thing you've had to do, hopefully you can find some joy in following along with us and feel free to ask for particular details as we go along.

So sorry you had to change track but everything will work out in the end.
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Due to free dining being offered we had to change from doing a split stay at AKL and POFQ to choosing one. The cost of doing 1 resort over the other was ENORMOUS so we went with POFQ for the whole time. I was super sad to let go of AKL but in the end the kids said "mum for a saving of $1800, that's an easy decision".

So to answer your question, no we aren't checking into AKL on 9 Dec, sob sob. We are checking into POFQ.

What about yourself?
The PO resorts are nice. Given how much time we spent in the room, I have no issue with staying at a moderate. And if you have time to check it out, the food court at POR is great and I loved the cook to order pasta area there.

And congratulations. You raise some smart kids there.
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Hope she's safe. Is she traveling by herself?
Its a girls trip with 2 others. They have apparently stocked up at magnolia bakery and have champagne so they should be fine lol
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Sorry to read this.

The PO resorts are nice. Given how much time we spent in the room, I have no issue with staying at a moderate. And if you have time to check it out, the food court at POR is great and I loved the cook to order pasta area there.

And congratulations. You raise some smart kids there.
Oh don't get me wrong, I'm very excited to stay at POFQ, we were always staying there for half the trip originally. I love split stays, it feels like 2 holidays. I was just disappointed to have to choose because I know my kids would have found waking up to a savannah view each day amazing.

But yes, it was very grown up of them to see the financial benefits. It took any hesitation I was feeling away.

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Its a girls trip with 2 others. They have apparently stocked up at magnolia bakery and have champagne so they should be fine lol
Hahahaha. I'm giggling about this but having watched some of the footage for Hurricane Sandy this morning it does look very scary. I hope they stay safe.
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It's a really tough thing you've had to do, hopefully you can find some joy in following along with us and feel free to ask for particular details as we go along.

So sorry you had to change track but everything will work out in the end.
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Sorry to read this.
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Old 10-30-2012, 04:28 AM   #645
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Ms Shuttergirl I altered the OP to remove your split stay

Sandy is looking pretty bad, a friend of mine who lives in NY said parked cars were floating down 20th St!

We will be arriving in Manhattan in 3 weeks, glad we are not heading there first but hope everything is better by the time we get there. Would be very scary to be there at the moment
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