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Old 03-05-2013, 02:18 PM   #2446
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DVC - and WAAAAYYY after my 7 month window - I was kinda suprised, but very glad!!! I booked a 1br standard view, so, I hoping to get a view of the gardens........... and not the parking lot!!! LOL
When we were on our November cruise, I spoke to one of the DVC guys and mentioned that I was planning to spend my 40th birthday at Aulani, but I was worried that I would not get in. He told me that I should have no trouble as Aulani has not been selling as well as they had hoped.

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Old 03-05-2013, 07:13 PM   #2447
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:19 PM   #2448
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:20 PM   #2449
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:23 PM   #2451
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:25 PM   #2452
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:36 PM   #2453
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:37 PM   #2454
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When we were on our November cruise, I spoke to one of the DVC guys and mentioned that I was planning to spend my 40th birthday at Aulani, but I was worried that I would not get in. He told me that I should have no trouble as Aulani has not been selling as well as they had hoped.

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So they should be dropping the price instead of increasing it. Sales tactics go right over my head...

Glad you were able to find flights!
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:24 PM   #2455
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....do I have a black cloud over my head???? I mean, now, SERIOUSLY....
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:25 PM   #2456
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:40 PM   #2457
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....do I have a black cloud over my head???? I mean, now, SERIOUSLY....
So no flights?
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:49 PM   #2458
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So no flights?
...where do I start? I actually was looking up flights during my lunch break and got some really great prices, NON-STOP, outta NEWARK, at decent times. What I had planned on doing was leave late THURSDAY and book a room at one of the values, and then check in at AKL on Saturday. Well, my DH came home earlier this evening with good//bad news. The real estate property that he had refurbed sold today for FULL ASKING PRICE.....trouble is: the closing is APRIL4!! What are the odds?
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Old 03-06-2013, 02:33 AM   #2459
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Old 03-06-2013, 03:23 AM   #2460
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...where do I start? I actually was looking up flights during my lunch break and got some really great prices, NON-STOP, outta NEWARK, at decent times. What I had planned on doing was leave late THURSDAY and book a room at one of the values, and then check in at AKL on Saturday. Well, my DH came home earlier this evening with good//bad news. The real estate property that he had refurbed sold today for FULL ASKING PRICE.....trouble is: the closing is APRIL4!! What are the odds?
So I take it this is where he was on Sunday when you had to wait to talk to him about it.

Doesn't the fact that it sold for full asking price mean something at least that you could take a flight that wasn't the absolute cheapest and you could splurge a little and make it work????

I mean, I take it that you are a gal of "full value" for what you get (as am I), but as Fran puts it, "we pinch the pennies so we can, enjoy the thousands." It sounds like with the sale of the property and the ringer you've been through, you just need to go for it and not worry about the pennies!
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