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Old 05-21-2012, 12:33 PM   #61
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Me, DH and DD14:

8 nights at Beach Club SV room: $3,654.00 (with 7 day PH tickets) Had a discounted room!
No Dining Plan (so about $1,000 OOP for meals)
Flights: had enough miles to cover flight on SW, but paid $60.00 for Early Bird Check in.
Garden Grocer Order: $100.00
Hotel at airport and parking at airport: $200.00

Total: $4900.00
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Old 05-21-2012, 12:46 PM   #62
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1 adult, 1 child (Disney adult)

4/22-29, 2012

7 night stay at CSR (standard room) with 7 day magic your way (no hoppers or waterpark option) on regular dining plan- $2419

Roundtrip tickets from DAY to MCO- $673

1 week parking at DAY- $42

luggage fees- $40

Gift cards purchased before trip to use on souvenirs- $200

Food at airports, additional souvenirs, food in parks not covered by dining plan, tips, etc- $245

Grand total= 3618.00
worth every penny!
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Old 05-21-2012, 12:48 PM   #63
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Myself, DH, DD(14), DS(9)
Aug. 23-31 8 nights 9 days

Airfare from NY: $450 r/t (we had a couple of credits and used truebluee points for one free one way flight)

Airport parking: $165

Airport transfer in Orlando: FREE DME

Resort: 1 night AoA $280.13, 7 nights AKV Kidani 1 bedroom FREE (we are DVC members)

Tickets: 4 day hoppers $1255.25

Food: $1000

Rental Car: 6 days $300

Gas for rental: $40

Total: $3,490.38

The kids save their own money for souveniers so I didn't include that.
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Old 05-21-2012, 12:50 PM   #64
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Sept 2012
2 Adults 2kids
6nights CBR with park hopper
free dinning- upgrated to Dlx
$3200

Air with SW points and early bird $100

Rental Car $204

Garden Grocer $100

Pirates & Pals Fireworks Cruise $200 ish?

Total $3700
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Old 05-21-2012, 01:12 PM   #65
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Okay - I will make everyone feel better. Just for airfare it's costing us $3,000 per person so thats $6,000 for two of us just to get there!
Part and parcel of living down under!
Yeah but you're in NZ which basically means you live in paradise!
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Old 05-21-2012, 01:34 PM   #66
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4 days/4 nights at the CR with park hoppers and free dining for 5 adults (2 rooms BLV) and a 1 year old. . . right around $6200.00 plus another $200 for an additional night at a downtown disney hotel and don't know about gas or the rented vehicle we are taking.
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Old 05-21-2012, 01:35 PM   #67
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Upcoming CSR

2 adults & 2 Disney kidults (13 & 11) Sept 7-12, 4 day non hopper with free regular dining $2024

4 round trip airfare with Southwest $798

total $2822

Sounds cheap compared to most.
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Old 05-21-2012, 01:52 PM   #68
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Last year:
Oct 20-24
BCV 1BR
Park Hoppers and DDP
@$5000

This year:
either
June 19-25
ASMu
WP&M and dining OOP
@$2000
no DH on this trip

or

Sept 25-30
BWV 1 BR
Park Hoppers and free DDP
@ $4200 plus airfare hopefully around $1000
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Old 05-21-2012, 01:57 PM   #69
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DS and Me (mom) Sept 15-19
be at Sports 4 nights with 4day base ticket $930.09
Free QS
Air fare from Houston one way for both of us $379.60, using airline reward points for other half
I have a few hundred reward $ on my Disney Visa, this will buy our MNSSP tickets, pins, extras.

Grand total $1309.69, would have been $1689 if I had paid for entire airfare.
Hopefully, I can control too much shopping and not spend much more.

Airfare is $130.00 per ticket more this year than our last trip, summer 2010.
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Old 05-21-2012, 02:37 PM   #70
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Well THIS is a depressing thread. (for me, that is...)

While I am reclutant to state what we spent/are spending on our WDW vacation(s) this year, this thread did prompt me to tally everything up.

Let's just say I am the greatest dad on earth!

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Old 05-21-2012, 02:53 PM   #71
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I'm seeing an increase in some areas and a decrease in others. We're bringing an extra child so that adds on obviously. Our hoppers were a great deal. Our return flight was über cheap $125 from MCO to SLC and we used miles for half of them. We own DVC so that's paid for. Best decision ever! We added a night at the AoA so there's another $298 with a AAA rate. Food, treats, and F&W will be astronomical but the DDP doesn't work for us and we'll spend less than if we use the DDP. Then there's groceries and booze and the TiW card, so another $400 there. Tips. Souvenirs. Etc etc...


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Old 05-21-2012, 03:50 PM   #72
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Me, DH and DS5

Aug.7 - 14

CSR Standard $1092.00
7 day reg tix $766.85 (Undercover Tourist)
Food OOP $1000.00 (hoping to keep it to $700)
Souveniers $100.00 (just for DS. DH and I don't need any)
Airfare $532.89 (2 comp, but had to pay taxes on them)
Misc $300.00 (okay, I really mean adult bevies)

Total $3491.74

Still may order Garden Grocer, need to buy insurance, pay $60 to book seat selection and pay for parking at YYZ airport.

In 2010 we went also 7 nights but in May, stayed at AKL pool view, same park tix, same air deal and spent about $4933. Had a $750 gift card from Disney promo, so actually spent $4183

No more comp air left, so next trip will have to be more creative. I think it may be time to go value during FD!
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Old 05-21-2012, 04:02 PM   #73
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Not exactly sure how much it will end up costing but these are approximate figures:

Driving from Texas.
Gas $500
Hotels on the road approx $450 (staying 2 nts on the beach so not cheap)
2 nts BWV 2 bedroom/2 nts BLT 2 bedroom (no cost since sister is DVC member)
Dining plan for 2 nights 6 adults/1 child (paying for my sister and brother since sister is giving us the DVC nights) $650
1 week Marriott Harbour 2 bedroom (paid SIL who owns timeshare) $750
Non-expiring 10 day park hoppers w/ fun options (cost split over 3 visits) $800
Universal Studios season passes (4 adults/1 child) $1000
1 night Hard Rock Hotel $200

Total $4350 (but this does not include food not covered by dining plan, pre-paid photopass and other purchases during trip). Kinda seems like a lot since we aren't paying anything for the on-site hotel.
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Old 05-21-2012, 04:07 PM   #74
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Myself, DW, DD(10), DS(13), DS (17) plus two Disney Friends
7 total

May 28th to June 8th. 11 nights 10 days in the park

Resort
Walt Disney World Swan
2 BR GRAND SUITE and an additional room for kids
Cost : FREE
Thanks to SPG Platinum Status and a whole load of SPG Points.


Tickets: 10 day hoppers $1750 ( friends are paying for their own)
Upgrading me to Annual Pass to Buy Tables in Wonderland $252
Food: $2000 (friends are paying for their own)

Gas: $200

Total: $4,202

Not bad for basically 3 rooms for 11 nights and a 10 day park hopper.
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Old 05-21-2012, 04:17 PM   #75
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Sept 28-Oct 4,2012 POLY GV CL x 4 adults (me, bff, my 2 teens) with Free Dining, Basic DDP, 4 days basic tickets:
$5,030.00

3 airfare from Edmonton, AB = $1950.00 plus $75 for return luggage on Air Canada = $2,025.00

Universal HRH CL Oct 4-7, 2012 deluxe queen room
3 nights x $159 ea // BFF paying this portion approx $500

Universal Tickets x 3 day park hoppers = $150 ea x 3 (BFF paying her own)= $450

1 day Discovery cove // 2 dolphin swims, 2 non = approx $550 great deal with Seaworld AP discount!

MNSSHP tickets x 4 = $250

Spending money // misc universal food, tips, cabs, etc....= $2,000

yikes!!!! I don't want to add all that up.....let's just say, I am thankful I had a year and a bit to save, and paid in bits here and there where I could (ie) Halloween tickets, disc cove, airfare, etc....

Total: approx $8,000 plus spending money .... Memories = priceless!!!!

this is why I can only go every couple yrs or so!!! Disney is not cheap, but it is also money I never regret spending! ..... It is also my last trip with my boys // they are 16 and 19, and ready to start their own lives soon! I'll cherish this trip!
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