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Old 01-05-2014, 08:32 PM   #106
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Have 2 trip this year

May 1-7 2 adults
Pop Century- $650
Airfare- $83 round trip total for 2(hit the Delta glitch Dec 26)
DVC AP $156(1/3 of the 3 total trips I will get out of it)
Car rental $150(hopefully less)
6 day PH $367
Food $500(this is a guess)

Total- $1906 My portion $847

Oct 4-9
DVC resort- yes it cost but it is part of our monthly budget so not counting
Airfare $106(yes glitch again)
DVC AP $156
6 day PH $367
Car rental $150
DDP $580

Total $1252

Will be at US from 9-12 and figuring another $1300(staying onsite 3 night and 1 at airport)

So total $2552

I really lucked out on airfare would have been at least another $2,000 for airfare as we are flying out of our hometown airport.

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Old 01-05-2014, 09:50 PM   #107
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November 22-29. 2 adults, 2 kids

Wyndham bonnet creek (using my timeshare but if I figured out the price based on the cost of points around $400)

6 day park tickets (1 park per day) $1172 through undercover tourist

Food $800 (some meals at the condo, some character meals, some QS)

Travel expense $300 (gas and food)

Total cost $2672, not bad for a Thanksgiving week at Disney.
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Old 01-05-2014, 10:03 PM   #108
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2 adults staying from April 25-30
5 nights at SOG $95/night

4 day PH pass military rate $169 x2

We will be driving from MS about 12 hours out so around $200 in gas

And $1,000 for food and fun.

So around $2,000 for the whole trip woo hoo!!!
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Old 01-05-2014, 10:22 PM   #109
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Jan. 30-Feb 6th
Port Orleans Riverside
2adults 1 child (15)
5 days park passes
Free dining Pin

Flights from Toronto to Orlando on Air Canada on top....not worth driving to NY for the prices out of Toronto right now.
me DH DD20 DS 16

May 2006 Pop Century.......January 2007 CBR.......January 2008....CBR No kids!!!!
March 2008 POR..10 days!!.....Christmas 2008 CSR grand gathering !!!
March 2010 POFQ Italy summer 2010 Universal Hard Rock Dec. 2010
Dolphin Resort April 2011 Star Wars Weekend May 2011
Christmas 2012 CBR Jan. 30/2014 Riverside!!
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Old 01-05-2014, 10:29 PM   #110
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June 6-15 (2 adults, 4 children /16,14,12,9) ~ split stay
2 rooms at each resort (Disney Visa discount):

AKL - savanna view (4 nights) $3300
WL - woods view (5 nights) $2900
9 day w/park hopper $2460
Tomorrowland Terrace Dessert $150
Pirate & Pals Fireworks Cruise $350

about $9000 w/o food but will have at least $1500 on Disney redemption card

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2003 ~ Wilderness Lodge (DH/DW only) 2005 ~ Wilderness Lodge 2008 ~ Polynesian 2009 ~ Contemporary 2010 ~ Polynesian 2011 ~ Villas @ Wilderness Lodge 2012 ~ Wilderness Lodge 2013 ~ The Cabins @ Fort Wilderness 2014 ~ Animal Kingdom Lodge Wilderness Lodge
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Old 01-05-2014, 11:31 PM   #111
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3 adults (kids are 13 and 11 and me mom)

All Star Movies 7 nights 6 days basic park tickets $1860 free dining

Plus 3 return flights from Buffalo $600

$2460 total!

Cheap, scared seeing the $6000 budgets popping up, stayed in a mod before I just don't see the benefit, I love being able to go more often, 7th time to Disney for me yeah
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All Star Movies - March 2007 (Family Trip)
Port Orleans Riverside - September 2008 (Anniversary Trip, just hubby and I)
Pop Century - September 2009 (Family Trip)
All Star Music - September 2012 (Family Trip)
Disneyland California - October 2013 (adults only, BFF trip)
All Star Movies - January 2014 (Me and the kids Trip)

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Old 01-06-2014, 03:54 AM   #112
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Nothing set in stone yet, but...

October 29 - November 4, 2 adults
6 nights CSR preferred = $1077*
6-day MYW + Park Hopper tickets x2 = $734
Round-trip airfare x2 = $515
Meals OOP (estimate) = $500

Total: $2826 ($235pp/night) not including tours (me), golf (dad), alcohol (me), shopping (mostly me)

*assumes discount of 25% like previous year
First, last and only trip to the World: Caribbean Beach 1996
Planning my triumphant return for 2015!
Resort wish list: CSR, WL, Yacht Club
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Old 01-06-2014, 07:43 AM   #113
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2 Adults 3 Kids
9 Nights at POR-Preferred Room
7 Day Base Ticket

Budget around 1500 for food, drinks and spending money
115 for stroller rental
149 for MM
We drive so around 400
Grand total $5390
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Old 01-06-2014, 08:12 AM   #114
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Hi everyone!

DH, DD (12) and myself
August 7 nights POR standard view room $1,190.00
Y.E.S. 5 day premium tickets $1,019.45
MDE transportation $0
Air fare 3 people round trip $675.00
Food and expenses $700.00

Total $3,584.45

still hoping for a RO discount
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Old 01-31-2014, 10:03 PM   #115
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Wow, we must've missed out on discounts because we spent so much on our recent trip. We are only 2 adults and 2 toddlers who are free mostly.

7 nights at Contemporary magic kingdom view 2820
5 day park tix 615
4 airfare 1080
Food and things 1000

Total 5515
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Old 01-31-2014, 10:25 PM   #116
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Originally Posted by mollyseven View Post
Jan. 30-Feb 6th
Port Orleans Riverside
2adults 1 child (15)
5 days park passes
Free dining Pin

Flights from Toronto to Orlando on Air Canada on top....not worth driving to NY for the prices out of Toronto right now.
Where are u finding good rates?? It is still almost half for us to use buffalo but I would prefer toronto!
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Old 01-31-2014, 11:40 PM   #117
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May 19th-24th
2 Adults
POR- Garden View- 5 nights: $681 (Spring sale and 25% off Cheap Tickets promo code)
Flights: $692 (we didn't want to risk not being able to fly when we needed and losing a day in the park, so we spent an extra $20 per ticket)
Tickets- 5 day park hoppers: $684 (Undercover Tourist)
Dining: $500 (estimation, we don't eat a lot, we are small folk)

Grand Total: $2556
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Old 02-01-2014, 12:29 AM   #118
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Disney's Yacht Club Resort
Standard View-Club Level
3 Adults 2 Children. (Might as well be 5 adults per Disney)
08/17/14 - 08/24/14
Number of Nights: 7
Number of Rooms: 1
Type of Ticket: 5-Day w/ Park Hopper + 1 WP Fun Visit

I am figuring about 1400 for food.
We also have a 2000 mile drive down and back and will spend about $300 in gas.
We are also staying in GA for an evening and perhaps one night outside of Orlando.
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Old 02-01-2014, 02:05 AM   #119
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We have three trips planned right now:

1. In March/April myself and 4 year old are going to be staying for 4 days at yacht club and 5 days at BLT. at BLT we will be joined by friends - mom and little girl my son's age. (decided to save the points and cancelled at BLT, now we are staying at WL CL standard room)

a. $2012 for the yacht club cl std room and deluxe dining for one adult and one child booked with passholder discount
b. $1000 for airfare for 2
c. $1300 for annual passes using dvc discount (myself, husband and son)
d. $3193 for the wilderness lodge club level std room and dining plan for 2 adults and 2 children booked with passholder discount
e. $1000 misc.
Total -8505.00

2. In June there will be 18 of us staying for 5 days at the Grand Floridian RPC. its a family trip for my Grandmother's 100th birthday. In addition to her it will be my parents, aunt, 2 of my cousins and their families, my sister and her boyfriend, my brother and myself, husband and son.

a. $17,700 for 6 gf rpc tpv rooms and disney dining plan for 13 adults and 5 children booked with military discount
b. $1200 airfare for 3
c. $2,535 - tickets for 15 people as we already have annual passes (this will be military tickets that different members of our party qualify for)
d. $900 (or so) for our group of 18 to do the pirates and pals cruise
e. $554 CRT dinner for 8
f. $700.00 misc. items
Total - $23,589

3. We will be doing a disney cruise on december 12th and then spending 10 days at AKV CL. Will be my husband, myself and our then 5 year old. various family members may decide to come so we will try to fit them in as we go.

a. $2,280 - concierge family ocean view stateroom for 2 adults and one child
b. $200 - transfers for 3 from wdw to port and back (didn't price this, but its what i remember)
c. $450 - one night pre-cruise at TBD - leaning towards bwi cl or wl cl (realize price could be more)
d. TBD - airfare cost
e. $1206 - akv cl stay paid for with points and added dining plan
f. $1500 - misc.
g. $500 - xmas party tickets 2x
Total $6,136

Total for all trips-$38,230 or there about

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2015October 8 days poly cl tpv March- 9 days Boardwalk villas spring break January GF RPC and disney dream 2014: December: YC CL, 12/12 dream concierge, 10 days AKV-CL October 4 days GF RPC Halloween Party TripJuly: 4 days boardwalk villas/Boardwalk Inn club level June -1 day OKW, 8 days GF RPC May - 4 days GF RPC march-April - 10 days Poly cl/ 2013: Bay Lake Tower TPV, fantasy concierge, bc cl, poly cl (2x), gf sl, vero beach resort 2012 - Vero beach resort, OKW, Poly cl 2011 - Disney Dream and AKV- Kidani (our son's first disney trip) 2010 Disney's Vero Beach Resort 2009 Disney's Vero Beach Resort (our son's first vacation)
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Old 02-01-2014, 07:38 AM   #120
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June 2nd- June 9th.
Contemporary Resort (Originally booked AKL-CL but switched with the Spring Vacation Offer)
Standard Room- Atrium Club Level (7 nights)
4 adults (two of which are 16 & 13)
Deluxe Dining Plan
8 day park hopper


4 R/T United Airlines tickets (Cleveland to Orlando)


Dog kennel 9 days


1 night hotel stay (Cleveland Hopkins Airport- Via Hotwire)


Airport Parking


Total- $10,567.60 (Total excludes tips and other purchases)
Aug. 2008 Wilderness Lodge- CL Jan 2009 Yacht Club-CL Aug. 2010 Wilderness Lodge-CL Dec. 2013 Wilderness Lodge-CL June 2014 Contemporary Resort-CL June 2015 Grand Floridian Villas

Achieved (6-10-12) and maintaining weight lost goal of 115 LBS.From 267 lbs to 152 lbs
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