How a good deal was your holiday

Discussion in 'UK Trip Planning Forum' started by Vixster, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. Vixster

    Vixster DIS Veteran

    Nov 15, 2011
    How much was your holiday and what was included be good to see what deals are out there

    We are going 30 oct - 13th nov
    Port Orleans riverside
    Family of 5 kids age 9 7 4
    14 day tickets
    Quick service dining

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  3. claireanddylan

    claireanddylan Earning My Ears

    Mar 16, 2012
    We are going on the 15th June to the 29th. Staying at Holiday Inn Walt Disney World. 2 adults. Flying with Thomas cook but booked through ocean florida for £1800. Need to purchase disney tickets seperately :cool1:
  4. Kath2003

    Kath2003 DIS Veteran

    Feb 13, 2006
    11 nights in the Easter holidays this year
    2 adults

    Flights £900
    Hotel £300
    Park tickets £200
    Transportation in Orlando £40
    Transport in the UK - £80
    Food, drinks, souvenirs etc. £500
    Insurance £40

    Total cost for 2 adults = £2060
    Total cost per person = £1030
    Total cost per person per night = £93.64
  5. queendisney

    queendisney DIS Veteran

    May 31, 2010
    September 2012, flights,21 nights POR, DDP, 21 day ultimate park tickets, Seaworld 1 day ticket 2nd day free. £3900 for 2 of us.

    DH and I have decided that we don't feel the need for Universal/IOA this year so that's saved a few $

    Also treated ourselves to a King suite at the Gatwick Hilton with access to the executive lounge and breakfast inc....add on the car parking and that was around the £300 mark:scared1: We love doing this as we consider this the proper start to our holiday and money well spent.

    It's a big birthday for me so would have been rude not to!!!!;)
  6. paulh

    paulh <font color=blue>likes to have a beer<br><font col

    Oct 10, 1999
    easy one for us as were dvc,its a holiday thats always saving the more you go.been going dvc now for 13 years so has worked out with initial outlay and dues at around £1200 per year for a deluxe accommodation (flights extra).This year staying at OKW 4 nights, vero beach 3 nights, BLT 3 nights,SSR 6 nights.The cash we have saved and will save as rack rates go up, don't you just love dvc
  7. tinkerpea

    tinkerpea DIS Veteran

    Aug 12, 2010
    Did that include your flights for 5 people with Virgin?!!!!!! If that did then WOW amazing price................
  8. tinkerpea

    tinkerpea DIS Veteran

    Aug 12, 2010
    Ok heres mine!

    1st october -16th october

    15 nights at SSR in a 2bed,
    Free Disney DDP for 4 Disney adults and 2 kids(we have now upgraded the kids to adult plan)
    14 night ultimate for 5 disney adults (upgraded the Twins)

    This came to £4818

    Flights Virgin £3170

    We now have to add our accomadation for Universal and seaworld plus tickets for Universal (Not seaworld as we get 1 day free with RAF)....

    Total nights will be 22 over all :woohoo:
  9. madmumof2

    madmumof2 DIS Veteran

    Jun 6, 2008
    11th October to 25th October, family of 5, 2 adults, 3 children.
    Flights with extra legroom seats
    14 night in Disney Area Villa
    1 night in Hard Rock Hotel
    14 days car hire
    Travel insurance
    14 day Disney Tickets
    14 day Universal Orlando tickets
    14 day Seaworld tickets
    1 day at Discovery Cove

    £5513.10 :D
  10. 2Tiggies

    2Tiggies <font color=blue>I am subscribing to this thread j

    Sep 21, 2009
    I am quite pleased with our price for this year. One adult and one child (10 years so adult by Disney standards for tix/dining)

    18 nights at POFQ with 14 day Ultimates and QSDP: £2198
    Return flights to MCO (including domestic connections): £990

    Total: £3188

    Still to purchase MNSSHP tickets - definitley one party night but thinking of doing 2 :)
  11. zippy99

    zippy99 DIS Veteran

    Sep 30, 2007
    We are doing 15 nights in 19th Aug to 3rd Sept 4 adults (kids are14 & 12 so classed as adults now)

    Flights = £1950
    9 nights Caribbean Beach with tix and full DDP = £1900 (booked on US site)
    6 nights Rosen Inn Pointe orlando = £200
    Car hire = £200

    Total= £4250
    or £1063 each

    Still deciding what other attraction tickets to get Universal 2 park is a cert but not sure on Busch etc..
  12. orangetiggs

    orangetiggs Married my sweetheart in DISNEY!!!!!

    Oct 18, 2006
    We are going 1-15 nov, staying in okw 2 adukts and two children both 2 we are paying 3500 for half of two bed villa, tickets and virgin flights for all four of us. Also included is car hire intermediate suv
  13. Ciorsdah

    Ciorsdah Mouseketeer

    Jan 8, 2012
    Ok ours was...

    Dpting 22nd Sept Glas International - Orlando
    14 nights POR
    14 day park hopper pass ( price of 7)
    14 day Universal hopper pass doodah
    Car hire
    Parking @ GLAS airport

    £3100 for 2 adults through Virgin ( did book during the 10% off weekend and through my work we get 5% off on top!)

    Also we have to book the MNSSHP and a Wishes Dessert Party

    Not long to go now!!
  14. chmurf

    chmurf DIS Veteran

    Nov 30, 2011
    Oct 18th - Nov 9th
    2 alduts, 1 kid (4)
    (prices roughly rounded to accomodate for exchange rates between $, £ and €)

    Indirect flights CDG-CLT-MCO US airways + 1 night Clarion Inn lake buena vista (breakfast incl) ) = £1250
    21 nights Pop Century + 21 days ultimate tickets = £1944
    23 days car rental, fullsize (impala) all inclusive = £450
    22 days stroller rental (Orlando stroller rental) incl insurance = £90
    photopass preorder @old price = £65

    so far total is : £3799
    £1266 per person
    or £165 per day
    or £55 per day per person

    need to add :
    -meals (many will be fast food, or homemade sandwiches and grocery trips to publix off 192), we're also doing all the character breakfast once (except the one with princesses, as DS is allergic to princesses)
    - MNSSHP tickets
    - Tomorrowland Dessert Party tickets.
    - Return TGV tickets (Hi-speed train) 1st class from Lille to CDG (booking opens 3 months out, prices not yet avalaible) estimated £130

    still pondering :
    - seaworld tickets (was not going to do SW this year, but the opening of turtle trek has changed the game, so still trying to decide)
    - Pirate league (still not decided if it was worth it for a non english speaking kid)
  15. Lisa x

    Lisa x CAROLINE4 is my sister :)

    Jun 6, 2009
    Yep! :thumbsup2

    30th June 2012

    14 nights AKL Savannah View
    2 nights Bay Lake Towers MK view - £1200 dues

    Flights MAN - MCO
    Upper Class - £2705 for 2 adults

    Car Hire - £280

    Total £4185 which we are v happy with! Just got to get park tickets :)
  16. Holstar

    Holstar Have faith in your dreams, and someday, your rainb

    Dec 4, 2010
    Here's ours...

    Two adults, three children. However, the girls are 15, 12 and 9, so the two eldest count as adults.

    Friday 23rd August - Monday the 9th of September.
    17 nights in total.

    - 11 nights on site at Walt Disney World Yacht Club, Water View Room.
    - Disney Dining Plan.
    - 14 day tickets.
    - Transfers.
    - Virgin Flights from Manchester.

    Total Cost: £8,057.00.


    - 6 nights at Orista Villa, with pool heating.
    - Car hire for seven days.

    Total Cost: £670.00.

    We need to add on...

    - Wet 'n Wild tickets (Approx. £150.00).
    - Discovery Cove Tickets (Approx. £700.00).
    - Aquattica Tickets (Approx. £150.00).
    - Travel insurance (Approx. £100).
    - ESTA (Approx. £30, for girls only, ours will still be valid).

    Total Cost: £1,100.00

    Then... (*sigh* It's sort of daunting adding this up!).

    - Spending money, two adults (one of which is Disney mad) plus 3 children = A LOT!
    - Food/snacks budget for Disney and for our week in the villa without the very lovely Disney Dining Plan.
  17. emmamc252

    emmamc252 Mouseketeer

    Jun 23, 2010
    we HAVE to travel in the school holidays so our prices are based on that time.

    This time there is 7 of us travelling and whilst we had enough airmiles for miles+money flights with virgin for everyone we could never find availability for all 7 of us. My sisters boyfriend is a nervous flyer so was very reluctant to have a stop as he hates the takeoff and landing most so we agreed for them to book when they found a decent price and we would book on an in-direct flight that would leave on the same day as it didn't really bother us.

    2adults 1 child miles+money flights virgin MAN-MCO
    Adults were £760 +2000airmiles, child was £650
    3 adults 1 infant flying US airways via philadelphia
    adults were £660 and infant was £66

    total = £4216

    We are there for 17nights (virgin people) and 21 nights US airways ppl.
    All staying 6 nights Holiday inn main gate universal in 2bed

    11nights on my mums DVC points at AKL in a 2bed standard view
    (we don't pay my mum for the original cost but we do all put in for the dues, roughly £2.50 a point, we used about 350)

    Then the US airways ppl (Me, DH, DD and my mum)
    4 nights lake view studio at contemporary (didn't have enough points so we rented points instead, still FAR cheaper than paying!)

    14 day disney ultimate passes £234 pp x 6

    4day park to park universal
    £550 (ish)

    2day Seaworld
    £250 (ish)

    Disney dining plan for 11 nights 5 adults 1 child

    tip allowance £140

    Food at universal allowance £600

    Spending money £600 (we don't overdo the souvenirs etc because we are there every year or 2!)

    Delux dining plan (going to do signatures and not definately decided if we are doing this yet or not) for the last 4 nights for US airways ppl
    £720 (inc tip allowance)

    Disney photopass pre-order £80
    Taxis (to manchester airport rtn £120, MCO-universal and universal -disney £100)

    do I even want to add this lots up???

    £12,135 for EVERYTHING!!!!

    Can roughly say thats for 6 ppl as the infant doesn't cost much anywhere, and the 4 year old unfortunately costs virtually the same as an adult now!
    the US airways lot saved £300 on flight but then spent £720 on dining plan and £400 on additional hotel = £1120 - 300 = 820

    so for the 17 nights its roughly £11000 divided by 6,
    £1833 each, £2100 for the 21 night ppl!
  18. General Panic

    General Panic Mouseketeer

    May 3, 2003
    We've 3 adults on United from Edinburgh via Newark to Orlando for 11 nights departing 9th September.

    8 nights in POFQ in 1 room with CS mealplan and 14 days of tickets with the $150 gift card as well.

    3 nights at the Portifino Bay at Universal also with a 14 day park hooper ticket.

    Flights £1782
    Disney £1407
    Univer. £700

    Extras. Insurance £90 , cab fares Disney to Universal and onto Airport £70 ish

    Split between the 3 off us approx £1350 per person.

    Very happy with that though it is rising every year :)
  19. wayneg

    wayneg Moderator Moderator

    Jul 24, 2003
    Will have to work from memory, all my figures are at home.
    Going in 6 week summer hols so expensive time of year.

    Flight outbound VA Premium Economy £240pp plus VA airmiles x3 = £720
    Flight inbound Delta Economy Comfort £40 plus Delta airmiles x3 = £120
    3 nights Fairfield Inn LBV £9 plus American Airlines airmiles
    21 nights OKW & DDP £2,478
    3 x 21 night Ultimate Tix £807
    6 nights car full size £150
    18 nights car 7 seater minivan (half of share) £240

    Already have SW & Busch AP's pay £6/month DD for those
    Already have Uni AP's from last year.

    Total £4,524, a little better than the VH quote of £12,000 for something similar.
    I expect the free food to total over £2,000.:cloud9:
  20. WSussex

    WSussex Mouseketeer

    Apr 20, 2009

    8th August 2013 - 24th August
    Virgin LGW - MCO 3ad 1 ch

    Villa - 12 nights £900
    Hard Rock - 2 nights £700
    Best Western - 1 night £40

    £5540 so far!! Need to add tickets 14 day ultimate disney, universal 2 day, sea world and Busch gdns plus spending money!! Approx £7000

  21. Jim1

    Jim1 Earning My Ears

    Mar 30, 2012
    Glasgow > Sanford for 2 weeks with Mrs Jim1
    Staying at Sheraton Vistana Lake Buena Vista for the duration


    Car with fuel, All park tickets purchased


    Overall - £3360

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