Hot Dog! Hot Dog! Hot Diggity Dog! ~Upated 12/15 Darn! That's the end!

Discussion in 'Completed Trip Reports' started by monymony3471, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. mmeb144

    mmeb144 I do my own theme song.

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    For our next WDW trip we are also considering offsite. The price point to stay onsite is getting ridiculous! I have a family of 4, so we fit in the rooms. We are planning another summer trip during no discount season. It just seems like a lot of money without a lot of perks.
     
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  3. cp'ersmom

    cp'ersmom Mouseketeer

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    I agree, my DD and I just booked our room for our trip in Sept and even with her cast member discount the price seems insane. We were wondering if it was just us or did the rates actually get really high recently? I guess it's not just us.
     
  4. Mom&RN

    Mom&RN Mouseketeer

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    I've got your back too! Better staying off site and getting to go than not going at all!! I've often wondered how people with large families can afford to stay on-site!
     
  5. laura74

    laura74 DIS Veteran

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    I can't believe people would bully you over your choice of accommodations! What's the matter with some people?

    We stay on site because the one time we stayed off site we kept getting lost. We both have terrible senses of direction. We also lost the car in the parking lot a few times. I remember holding my daughter, hobbling around the parking lot because my feet hurt for about an hour until we finally found the rental car. So staying on site was a Godsend for us but I know you can get much nicer accommodations offsite for less money.

    Wow! That's a lot of pin codes.


    Say it ain't so!

    We have paper tickets because we have annual passes and for some reason they think the tickets you keep for a year should be made of less sturdy material than the tickets you use for a week.


    :lmao:

    Sounds amazing!


    Great update!
     
  6. Sandy Mouse

    Sandy Mouse distant cousin of Mickey

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    I have friends who stay offsite renting a house. They have kids and always have her parents with them, so having a lot of bedrooms is easier for their family. I've seen the pictures from their trip last month and I have to say I'm tempted. What will finally get me to do that is the enclosed private pool. What kept me from renting for November is free dining.
    Anyway, we do have your back!
     
  7. monymony3471

    monymony3471 <font color=CC6633>Finally got a chance to come ba

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    Thanks again Laura!
     
  8. Disneyfreak92

    Disneyfreak92 <font color=red>Married to a Pretty, Pretty Prince

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    Oh my goodness! Well, I'm surprised I remembered my username and password I haven't been on here in so long!!! Shame on me! But I couldn't resist posting, and hopefully I'll be able to keep up. However, working full-time, trying to get a business off the ground, raising an almost 2-yr-old, and living about 30 minutes from WDW ;) keep me busy!!!

    Hey, you know what other type of passes are paper... AP's baby! Ain't no shame in paper tickets! :rotfl:

    Also, I am SUPER EXCITED to see you while you are down here!!! :hyper: :woohoo::banana:
     
  9. Thumper_Man's Wife

    Thumper_Man's Wife DIS Veteran

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    My birthday was great! I had to work, but i took Friday off and had a wonderful massage. Mr. H did take good care of me. He purchased said massage for me, which was the best treat a girl can have (besides chocolate and diamonds of course ;) ). Thanks for asking!

    Now I'm gonna try to get some work done this morning so I can catch up on the latest chapter and comments later. :surfweb:
     
  10. LMO429

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    Hi! I am here can not wait to read more!!! :thumbsup2
     
  11. bankr63

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    Yes, a lesson I learned. Sometimes I still chime in on those threads, but mostly I avoid them. I remain smug with my knowledge that owning offsite allows me to afford to go back a whole lot more often. I still like to think that in the end I get to absorb MORE Disney magic in the long run than the average onsite person, and I am pretty sure that Disney manages to absorb more of my wallet with my increased trip frequency. Always happy to do my part to keep the Orlando economy humming and to contribute to Marita's IRA! :goodvibes
     
  12. VandyFan10

    VandyFan10 GoDoReS!!!!

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  13. monymony3471

    monymony3471 <font color=CC6633>Finally got a chance to come ba

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    Hi guys! So good to see you all over here, tee hee!

    I lured them, reely.
    ::yes::
     
  14. DisneyLaura

    DisneyLaura A Dream is A Wish Your Heart Makes

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    I'm here too! ;)

    Hi Tim nice to meet you



    So cute

    People need to worry about themselves and not where someone is staying.

    Monica - I just booked our trip for June 20th-29th 2013!:banana:
     
  15. Backstage_Gal

    Backstage_Gal <font color=darkorchid>Let me rephrase the dog ste

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    Thanks, my banker friend! :love:
     
  16. monymony3471

    monymony3471 <font color=CC6633>Finally got a chance to come ba

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    Hi :wave: Laura! Excited for you! Is that the Star Wars weekend time frame? We were there for that before I knew things, and it was awesome! Would love to go back during that time again.


    Marita: Well, considering I purchased a ton of WDW gift cards at Kroger during 4X fuel points, I'm sure that made up for me not staying on site. Your IRA is still fine and kushy!
     
  17. DisneyLaura

    DisneyLaura A Dream is A Wish Your Heart Makes

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    Monica I hope it is but I don't think so. My son loves Star Wars!
     
  18. nebo

    nebo <font color=red>sharkbait<br><font color=teal>Uh o

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    Hey, is this Lynda from previously southern Illinois?
    Huh? Huh? Remember our intimate encounter on the Poly beach,,, and I got great shots of you and the rest of a motley group of Dissers? If it is,,, well,,, HI. And how's Josh? If not, well,,, just ignore the ramblings of an old man.
     
  19. monymony3471

    monymony3471 <font color=CC6633>Finally got a chance to come ba

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    Life can't be any crazier over here! My son Zack had an emergency appendectomy at 2:30 in the morning!

    9 days before our Disney trip!

    He is recovering nicely and I hope he comes home today.

    I guess this means he gets a few extra Mickey bars.
     
  20. bankr63

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    OMG - here's hoping for a speedy recovery for Zack before your trip. :goodvibes

    Please make sure you keep a good eye on him at the parks. Both my kids have had incidents of pushing themselves too far because they wanted to keep having fun with injuries. We all regretted it the next day when we couldn't do what we planned that day at all while they recovered.
     
  21. Worfiedoodles

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    I figure if you love Nebo and Smidgy, this report needs to be added to my list! I totally get staying offsite. There is a big price difference for a large family. ::yes::

    I hope Zack recovers quickly!!

    Maria :upsidedow
     

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