How much is your 2013 WDW vacation going to cost you?

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  1. pigletto

    pigletto DIS Veteran

    Oct 27, 2007
    Ok, not looking forward to adding this one up. I usually get a much better total but this is a Surprise Christmas trip and we've been dreaming of it for years so we were willing to spend extra to do what we wanted to do. We cancelled our planned and almost paid for August trip.

    So..2 adults, 1 disney adult, 1 child
    7 nights Wilderness Lodge Studio (rented points) -1400
    Flights for four -1350
    Upgrade 2 day tickets (from previous trip) to 7 day tickets 550
    Food OOP and tips (2000) (that includes Candlelight Processional)
    Mickeys Very Merry Christmas Party 260
    Dog/Cat sitter - 200
    1 night at Gaylord Palms with ICE! tickets 380
    1 Night at MCO Hyatt 160
    And airport parking and hotel stay for first night.. 128

    For a grand total of...$6400 for 10 nights.:sick:

    About 2000 more than we usually pay.:headache:
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  3. George69

    George69 Mouseketeer

    Jan 9, 2007
    Grandpop is taking 3 generations on a disney cruise and then a few days at AKL Kidani for everyone! 4 extended families together. Thank you Dad!:woohoo:
  4. cdhale

    cdhale Mouseketeer

    Sep 29, 2008
    Does that mean your vacation is not going to cost you anything? :lmao:
  5. George69

    George69 Mouseketeer

    Jan 9, 2007
    Absolutely free..... is even paying for gas and parking at the airport.:banana:
  6. Syndrome

    Syndrome Who's super now?

    Mar 27, 2005
    Wow, grandpop is going to be dropping a lot of coin on that trip ! :faint:

    Have a great time !

  7. bluejasmine

    bluejasmine DIS Veteran

    Mar 5, 2005
    Adopt me, adopt me!!!

    ASMU/POR Dec 16-22, 2012 & CR Sept 8-15, 2013
  8. George69

    George69 Mouseketeer

    Jan 9, 2007
    My dad has made promises through 44 years of my life...never made good on them. When he mentioned the cruise and AKV we thought "yea uh huh right".....then he actually BOOKED IT! I have asked his wife if he is terminally ill/dying (envisioning our last meal on cruise and an announcement or something, esp. cuz he had throat cancer) because it was such a surprise for him to do this for all of us. She said he is fine. Anyway, I am beyond thankful for it and am proud of him finally making good after 44 years of promises not coming true. I can't wait until Aug.!:cheer2:
  9. amandahpanda

    amandahpanda Earning My Ears

    Apr 30, 2013
    We are going on our 1st Disney trip in September and we are super excited!! :woohoo:

    Our group: me, DH, and DD2
    Dates of travel: 6 days/5 nights Sep. 22-27th
    Resort: Pop Century preferred room - $489.30 (military discount)
    DDP: $555.90
    Tickets: 4 day Park Hoppers - $312 (military price)
    MNSSHP: $90 (military discount)
    Photo pass: $119
    Spending: $500
    Gas: $100
    Dog Sitter: $60
    Total: $2,226.20
  10. hsmamato2

    hsmamato2 <font color=magenta>Tink in Training-Good Girl,Bad

    Mar 28, 2005
    ok...4 peeps,all disney 'adults'
    8 nites Dolphin
    7 day PH+ tickets(includes a YES class for one ds)
    oop food(almost all QS)
    SWA flights FREE
    total cost 2916.00 (plus add incidentals like dogsitter + airport parking)
    b/c some of this is oop, it is approximate, but it will be about this cost,not too bad for over a week of fun for 4!:cool1:
  11. shana398

    shana398 Mouseketeer

    Jul 8, 2013
    Our Trip includes myself, DH and DS2.

    November 30, 2013 - Dec. 8, 2013 - 8 nights - POFQ, 7-day park hopper tickets, DDP: 3,357

    Airfare for 3: 1,350

    Total: 4707.00 - Ouch!

    It looks like we are missing FD, but are hoping for a room discount. We may have to switch rooms/resorts to get it! Fingers are crossed.
  12. tkbbmom

    tkbbmom Mouseketeer

    Jan 13, 2006
    It's been interesting to read everyone's totals especially since dh was in major sticker shock bec he didn't recall the amount of our canceled trip last year.

    We have 2 adults and 3 kids (all 10 and over)
    Dates: 11/11 -- AOP/Nemo suite
    11/12-21 - POR - 2 RR
    free dining upgraded to Deluxe
    Photo Pass+

    Grand Total: $9755.51

    We drive so there will be gas, fast food on way and home - plus gratuity, gifts, etc.
  13. 2disneyboys

    2disneyboys DIS Veteran

    Feb 20, 2009
    Just Booked ours today - we originally were not going again until at least the fall of 2014, but DH has really been pushing me..then I got a PIN Email for Free Dining ... soo...

    Standard Room @ CBR (our first time @ this one)
    7 days base tickets

    Driving down so will have gas, food & 1 night hotel way down and just gas and food on way home. $550.00 approx

    Dog Sitter $75.00 (sister in law!)

    so family vacation for 4 for less than $3,000 Works for me!!!!
  14. Rokwynd

    Rokwynd Mouseketeer

    Jan 1, 2013
    Into my 70 days now:


    2 Adults
    Standard room at POP
    6 day tickets w/park hopping
    Regular Dining Plan

    Without Transportation- $1927.66

    DF is flying from one state, I am taking Amtrak from NC

    Her Flight round trip w/DME: $370.10 (FF Miles)

    Amtrak w/travel insurance Round Trip w/sleeper room: $463

    Tiffany Town Car: $115 round trip +tip.

    My total cost: $1541.83

    Her total cost: 1333.93

    We are planning on taking advantage of Free Dining when/if it takes effect.
    Her Flight round trip w/DME: $370.10 (FF Miles)
  15. Jenny1975

    Jenny1975 Earning My Ears

    Jul 18, 2012
    6 nights/7 days @ All Star Movies(preferred room) 12/22-12/28/2013
    2 adults & 1 Disney "adult"(12 year old son)
    Quick Service Dining
    7 day Park Hoppers

    add another:
    $300 to board our dog
    $1,230 for airfare

  16. Baloo and Bagheera

    Baloo and Bagheera DISboards Newbie

    Aug 12, 2008
    Two adults, two kiddos (5 & 7)
    Caribbean Beach Resort, 10/1 - 10/7
    Six Day Park Hoppers
    Disney Dining Plan
    $2909 (discount through Run Disney)

    Two adults running in the Tower of Terror 10 Miler (plus pins/medals)

    Dog Sitter

    Driving from Atlanta, so gas, food, snacks, etc - Round Trip

    TOTAL: $3601
  17. Malefi_Stitch

    Malefi_Stitch Mouseketeer

    Mar 14, 2008
    So I subbed to this thread awhile ago to make sure I contribute to it. :) It was only just now that I remembered to actually do it! Well, my life seems to be organized into spreadsheets, so here's what I came up with for our trip:

    Sept 9-16, 2013 - 7 nights

    Group: DH and me
    Resort: $990 - Pop Century - preferred room (7 nights + tax)
    Passes: $714 - 6-day park hopper (using MNSSHP as our "7th day")
    DDP: $252 - upgraded from free quick service to regular dining
    Trip Insurance: ~$152 - 1st time traveling in Sept & wanted to be covered
    La Nouba: $258 - 1st time & so excited!
    MNSSHP: $131 - 1st time & so excited!
    Wishes Dessert Party: $51 - will be 4th time & love it.
    PhotoPass+: $159 - splurge
    Airfare: $432 - Southwest for both of us roundtrip
    Shuttle to airport at home: $45

    Grand (sub)total*: $3,184

    *Doesn't include tips, gratuities, drinks/appetizers, cost of our costumes for the I forgetting anything?? Oh yeah...souvenirs! :lmao: I crack myself up sometimes.

    Thank goodness it was a birthday gift trip from my family! Since we could afford doing extras (because the bulk of the trip paid for by them), we paid for La Nouba, MNSSHP, and the dessert party. I had also planned on us paying for PP+ and the shuttle but they said not to worry about it. Best present EVER! :thumbsup2

    Happy planning everyone! :goodvibes
  18. winboo213

    winboo213 Earning My Ears

    Sep 6, 2013
    3 adults
    CSR- Business class
    6 nights (Oct. 20-26)
    7 day PH
    Free dining
    no travel insurance
    Driving from WI (maybe straight through!!!!!)

  19. txnana

    txnana Mouseketeer

    Apr 15, 2008
    • December 18-December 27
    • Caribbean Beach Resort $4095.77
    • (w/10 day tickets and free dining, fingers crossed)
    • Very Merry Christmas Party $ 243.00
    • Universal Studios $ 658.00
    • (Two day/2 park with transfer from wdw)

    • Park Hoppers $ 251.33
    Total $5248.10
    Cost for 2 adults, 1 Disney adult (age 10) and a 4 yo and a 21 month old.
  20. vettegirl

    vettegirl Dole Whip Queen

    Oct 16, 2007
    BC CL $1853 5 nights
  21. Fairyjen1

    Fairyjen1 Mouseketeer

    Jun 4, 2013
    2 adults Disney's POFQ Sep. 11-18 2013
    Booked in April.
    MYW package with free dining and park hopper $2142.78
    Airfare Sacramento CA to MCO Southwest 791.20
    Early bird check in both ways - $50.00
    Town car with FL Tours (getting in too late for luggage delivery and we went the stop) - $129.00

    Price before tips - $3112.98

    not neccessarily the cheapest vacation, but I think I did pretty well for what I'm getting and I'm satisfied!

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