|09-06-2012, 06:19 PM||#91|
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Dec. 28-Jan. 6, 2013
3 Bedroom presidential suite Wyndham Bonnet Creek for 9 nights (Splitting three ways with extended family so I pay 1/3 of cost)= $650
2 adult and 2 child 7 day NE Tickets purchased from UC (before price increase) to be upgraded to APs=approx. $2000
Dining at WDW for the week= Free! (Not exactly...will be using Disney Reward Dollars accumulated from Disney Reward Visa)
Groceries for the condo= $200
Cost of driving= approx.$500
Total Cost of trip #1= Approx. $3350
March 29-April 6, 2013
AoA LM room for 5 nights= $1041
Caribe Royale Double Queen Suite for 3 nights= $410
Dining= approx. $1000
Cost of Pirate Adventure cruise for 2 children: approx. $80
AP Theme Park Tickets= paid for during last trip
Cost of driving= approx. $500
Total cost of trip #2= $3031
Edited to add: Now considering staying at Hilton DTD for about $1100 including parking for the whole stay rather than the split stay between AoA and Caribe. Will save about $400
Considering both trips are occurring at the busiest times of year (with few discount options), I am pretty stinkin' proud of how I have kept the costs as low as they are! Thanks to fellow DISers for all of the advice and tips!
Last edited by haPevraftr; 10-15-2012 at 09:51 PM. Reason: Change in plans
|09-06-2012, 07:17 PM||#92|
Dares to say CRUISE out loud
Don't go back to lurking
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: suburban Phila, PA
3 adults 1 child (well 2 children 20 and 16)
Bounceback Free Dining
4day base with WP&M
$2609.51 + travel costs either airfare or autotrain
First trip-1975, Contemporary-1982, off site-1986
Port Orleans-1997, port Orleans/Wonder-2002, First 7-day cruise-Magic Eastern-8/2004 Saratoga Springs 6/05, CBR-8/07, 8/09, 8/12, 3/13 POR-8/13
Heading back in 2015!
|09-06-2012, 07:30 PM||#93|
Join Date: Aug 2012
A little over 4 grand for riverside, basic tix, and dining plan for 2 adults and a 13 year old. About 1300 for air from lax. 9 nights/10 days. One of those days will be spent at wwohp and if the weather is good, I'm adding on a day to typhoon lagoon. Add another 600 bucks in the mix for parking and the dog sitter at home. This is not including buying extra stuff and you know kiddo is going to want ears and a wand.
|09-06-2012, 08:11 PM||#95|
Mom to the Fab 4
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: 148 miles from the Magic Kingdom
January 27 - February 2 (7d/6n)
Coronado Springs Resort
2 Adults - 2 Disney Adults
5-day park hoppers
+ Travel Insurance @ $151.90 (It'll be winter in Maine - not taking a chance!)
+ Airfare @ approximately $1200
= $3885.38 Total
If we throw in meals (budgeting $1500) and spending money (maybe $500 - kids are bringing their own) - the total should be around $6000 when it's all done.
I'm really, really hoping for a room discount or free dining - would be happy with either.
|09-14-2012, 09:48 AM||#96|
"When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are".
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: 894 miles from the magic!
For 2 adults August 31 - September 7
staying at Polynesian - Garden view, free DDP, 7 day PH, and travel insurance for $4280. It's still too early to add airfare but that will be another $600-$700.
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Visited WDW once a year(sometimes twice a year)between 1987 and 2000,stayed at FW Campground most of those times, FW Cabins one time,ASMu one time,and an offsite hotel a few other times.Since 2003 my DH and I have taken 8 trips to WDW and 1 DCL together.We stayed at an offsite hotel in 2003 and 2005, ASMo in 2008,CBR in 2009,Poly in 2010,2011,2012,2013.Bahamian Disney Cruise 2013. Western Caribbean Cruise planned for 2014.
|09-14-2012, 11:36 AM||#97|
Earning My Ears
Join Date: Jan 2007
Reservations made on August 22nd
5 Adults (me, hubby, daughter, son-in-law, son)
Cabins at Ft. Wilderness
Dining Plan (ts, qa, snack)
5 nights/6 days
Park Hopper with Disney Quest
September 29-October 4
I'm hopping to get free dining which would (I think) bring us down to $3,893. : )
We drive (2 cars) so there is gas, and we stay 1 night on each end of the trip at the Best Western Downtown Disney.
If we get free dining it really doesn't seem too expensive.
1974 – Contemporary Resort (Me and my family - most perfect family vacation ever!) --1975 – Campground (Him and his family)
1976 – Off Property (Me and my family…not as fun as the Contemporary) --1991 – Day pass to Magic Kingdom with our small children
2003 – Kid's Band Trip (No parents)-- 2006 – Downtown Disney Best Western (Just the 2 of us)--2007–Ft. Wilderness Cabins – just the 4 of us!
2009 – Ft. Wilderness Cabins – Gift from his parents –9 of us -- 2010 – Still not sure why we picked 2 days at Universal over Disney?
2011 – All Star Music – Daughter and new Husband Honeymoon at Disney -- 2013 – Ft. Wilderness Cabins – Now we are 5 : ) can’t wait!!!
|09-14-2012, 12:27 PM||#98|
Join Date: Sep 2005
We're still trying to decide onsite OR offsite. We will not drive, we don't think we would make it to Disney in one piece. LOL! Regular tickets, no park hopper or water park. No Dining plan. OOP. We're looking at it as what we would spend for meals for the week, most of us and our families eat out 3 - 4 times a week anyways.
8 adults, 1 teen and 2 kids = 11 people
June 15 - 22, 2013
Here's what we have so far.
$7029 = Asmu Pkg - 3 room, tkts & transportation
$2750 = airline tickets ($250 each)
Offsite, Bonnet Creek, 2 two bdrms
$1680 = Lodging rent w/in 60 days of trip
$1200 = Minivan and car rental plus gas
$224 = parking
$3453 = 9 adult, 2 child base MYW tkts
$2750 = airline tickets
March 1997 - SOG
May 2006 - CSR
May 2009 - POP - SISTER TRIP
April 2011 - POP - Girl's Getway
May 2013 - WBC - FAMILY TRIP!!
Last edited by Cynt; 09-15-2012 at 01:09 PM.
|09-14-2012, 01:26 PM||#99|
Celebrating my 45th in Disney 10/10/15! Loves being Honey to the Hubs <3! What 3 trips in 2012! On the way to losing 1/3 of myself !
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Standish, Maine
Estimate - $ 2,121.82 plus spending $$ so roughly $2500
7D/6N 2 adults, Pop, 6D MYW w/PH, hoping for free dining but will upgrade to the reg Dine Plan and includes airfare too...
Our family: Me - Michelle & DH - The Hubs DD -Princess B DS - Buddy
Oct 9 - 18, 2015 Celebrating 45 Disney Style! Let's Eat Drink and be Happy!!!! OMG I went 3 Times in 2012 !!
Trip #1 With DD 4/7-4/14 2012!! Trip #2 With Work 4/29 - 5/2 2012!! Trip #3 Just Me and the Hubs! Hubs 1st Trip 5/2 -5/7 2012 !! Homeowners = Aug 18, 2011
R.I.P ( Race In Peace)Uncle Bub 06/05/2010 /Bandit RIP 4/1/1997 - 10/2/2013 / Copper RIP 2/1/2001 -9/23/2011/XO miss you all
|09-14-2012, 02:48 PM||#100|
I let my mind wander and it didn't come back!
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Near Buffalo, NY
Booked the bounce back, originally started out at POP but upgraded to CBR.
2 adults, 2 Disney adults
12 nights water view, accessible room at Caribbean Beach
10 day hopper w/ WPF&M
Driving expenses from NY- $500 rt
Spending money- about $2000
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|09-14-2012, 03:10 PM||#101|
Under penalty of law this tag not to be removed except by the tagfairy!
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: North Georgia
Wow, I've not even priced it yet.....I just did a quick price check and it looks like it will be approximately $3800.00 without the price upgrade for regular dining, which we did this year with our 'free dining' package.
|09-14-2012, 03:15 PM||#102|
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Midlands, UK
10th - 20th September, 2 Adults
7 nights CSR, 14 day ultimate Tix, free dining = $2390
3 nights AKV Value Studio = $405
Flights = $1350 (approx budget)
Total: $4145 (£2790)
Disneyland Paris: August 1999 Sante Fe - October 2000 Sante Fe - March 2002 Sante Fe - November 2010 Cheyenne - Janruary 2013 Sante Fe (Solo Trip to get my Annual Pass!)
Walt Disney World: May 2011 All Star Movies - November 2011 Animal Kingdom Lodge
|09-14-2012, 03:31 PM||#103|
What time is the 3 o'clock parade?
Join Date: Nov 1999
Location: N.E. Texas
We're having a grand framily gathering 6/17-25/13. We have a GV booked at BWV where we're DVC owners. There will be 7 adults and 5 grandkids staying there. Room cost is nill for us.
Our Costs are:
8 day Park hoppers for 2 adults $668
Flt from Regional Airport, 2 adults, R/T $1007
Our part of food in GV $100 (mainly breakfast items, drinks, snacks, etc)
DDP our part $779
Total for our cost $3954
Walt Disney World... been there, done that, GOING BACK!
30th Anniversary trip...DOUBLE WOW!!!!!
Family Trip Christmas 2007...Unbelievable!!!
Retiement trip 2008...DL and WDW Outstanding!!!
|09-14-2012, 07:35 PM||#104|
Join Date: Jan 2005
Two trips planned this next year. This is for DH & I only.
POFQ 2/10-15 = $0 oop (paid for with rewards dollars
Annual pass = $611 (DH already has a 10 day non expiring)
Table in Wonderland = $75
estimated food = $750
travel (gas & lodging) = $500
souvenir's = $100
TOTAL = $2036
Poly GV 9/08-13 around $1899 (partially paid for with rewards card)
Ticket = prepaid
estimated food = $750
travel (gas & lodging = $500
souvenirs = $100
TOTAL = $3249
Seeing it all typed up, I thought I was spending less. Let's all pray for a room discount!
|09-14-2012, 08:20 PM||#105|
Join Date: Nov 2010
I have 2 adults, 3 nights dolphin aaa rate 152 a night + tax and 14 room fee. I am going to upgrade to resort view. I can't get ddplan because I'm at dolphin so I figured last years ddp cost us around $200 a day. I am getting $1200 in disney gift cards that will pay for lunches and dinner at nicest restaurants (flying fish is our fave. Yes!). We check out of dolphin and I have 3 nights yacht club club level $1700 for room only. 6 day park hoppers for 2 at approx $700. So total:
1700 yacht club
700 park tickets
1200 gift cards for food
1100 airfare 1st class
140 towncar both ways
This is for september 12, 2013
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