Flying on Thanksgiving or day after?

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  1. dthogue

    dthogue DIS Veteran

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    We are planning on flying to MCO on either Thanksgiving Day or the Friday after. I know the Wednedsay before is always hectic, would it be better to fly on the holiday itself or the day after?

    Thanks,
    Tammy
     
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  3. goofy4tink

    goofy4tink No tags...not needed! Transportation moderator Moderator

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    We flew into MCO on Thanksgiving Day this past year. It was wonderful. The airfare was good, much better than any day just before it. I would do it again in a heartbeat. Only issue I have isn't with the air travel. The parks get really crowded for those days. But, I would still go but stay for the entire week after that. Then the airfare would still be pretty reasonable. We left the Wed after and it was still a decent rate.
     
  4. Savin4Disney

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    We are going Nov. 19-25. So we are flying home the day after Thanksgiving. We have a direct flight so I am not to worried.

    I am hoping we have Sat-Wed without really bad park crowds. Although we can do MK two days.
     
  5. CarolMN

    CarolMN DVC Co-Moderator Moderator

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    We've flown to MCO (from MSP) the Friday after Thanksgiving twice now. The airfare was so much cheaper than waiting until Saturday - the difference more than paid for the added car rental and room. Had no trouble getting through the airports.

    Best wishes -
     
  6. ktglads

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    I've flown down the day after Thanksgiving the past 2 years. We had a direct flight on Southwest and it was a full flight down. We bought our tickets about 3 months in advance for about 175 r/t, which was a good deal for 2 direct flights.

    I don't remember the airport being too busy, either at home or in Orlando. The flight home was really cheap and not at all busy. Very nice trip home.
     

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