How much is your 2014 WDW vacation going to cost you?

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  1. wishuponastar42

    wishuponastar42 Mouseketeer

    Dec 22, 2013
    May 2014 for 2 Adults - 2 Children (3 & 5)
    7 Day MYW
    Standard Room at CBR
    QS DDP
    Sub Total: $3,594.38
    Less 30% Pin code discount on room
    Less Disney Visa Points

    Total: $2,331.33

    If you add in transportation costs (gas/food/hotel/etc) driving from Oklahoma that is roughly another $1000. So around $3,333 for this trip. Our 2011 trip cost about $2,300, but we only needed 3 park tickets, had a free DDP, and stayed at POP. So really not too bad. Look at flying this time around, but would have cost about $700-$800 more after factoring in tickets, baggage fees, renting a stroller, etc.
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  3. charzywarzy

    charzywarzy I Love The Mouse

    Jan 10, 2008
    Just Disney Part:
    September 2014
    10 nights
    2 adults
    All Star Sports - with 20% room discount
    Dining Plan - 2nd level
    7 day park pass (non-hopper) 1 day MNSSHP and one day DTD/WL bikes
    Mickeys Not So Scary Halloween Party

    Airline: at the moment $450.00 (have 1 free ticket with reward points)

    Have not priced: car rental (not much), photopass+ (?price), spending money - we don't buy alot of souvenirs, maybe a random t-shirt, if I see one :-) I mostly like photopass and ride photos ... so estimating $400.00 more :confused3

    .. say maybe close to $4,000.00 total - and as I saw someone post earlier, only for Disney - we go every third year (I make sure our other vacays don't cost this much) :-)
  4. tweetylori

    tweetylori Mouseketeer

    Jul 12, 2004
    Fascinating thread...thanks everyone for sharing!

    For us this will be our first ever "true immersion" Disney Experience (plus a little Universal as well), where we're staying on property and going to parks. (In other words, we're not at a convention working, or staying off property, like we have always done in the past)

    For the Disney part:

    2 people POFQ 1/25-1/28 (3 nights, with two one-park passes each), includes "free" dining: 1106.52

    airfare for 2 from Raleigh, NC via Southwest: 395.60

    Also spending one night at the Loews Royal Pacific for AAA rate of 218.98
    Will be using the last 2 days of 3-day Universal tickets that we bought years ago.

    Will still need to rent a car, but waiting for a deal that I can't refuse (usually no more than $15 a day from MCO). Should be no more than $100. Plus it'll be $18 to park at Universal.

    Total (so far): 1721.10
  5. 3dog2kidmom

    3dog2kidmom DIS Veteran

    Dec 2, 2005
    Same here!

    For 2 adults & 2 teens over Christmas --

    Flights: estimated @ $1500
    Tickets: three 5-day PH's via UT (DH has days left on his n/e ticket) $1025
    Hotel: 5 nights @ Bay Lake Tower 1 BR Villa -- DVC points, so member fees for the year $720
    Food, drinks: $1000
    Dog Boarding: $315
    Miscellaneous cash expenses, including tips: $200
    Souvenirs or Misc: $200
    Airport Parking: $40

    Total: ~$5000
  6. Tink-n-Belle

    Tink-n-Belle DIS Veteran

    Mar 3, 2006
    6 nights 4 adults 1st trip

    2br at BLT for 4nights
    1 br at BW for 2 nights. ( DVC dues 1300)
    Florida resident weekday ticket AP $900. ( for 4)
    $100 in gas to drive
    Food for week $200 for groceries, water etc.
    Dining out $400


    2nd trip with remaining points so 500 in dues
    Tickets $0
    Food for week $600

    2nd trip $1100.

    Friends who will join us on first trip
    Airfare is $440
    Room $0
    Tickets $500
    Food $400

    $1300 total for them for 2 adults, 4 nights.

    We are DVC members.......since 2005 and all our trips have cost around this amount. Last yr we went for 7 nights at (2 nights at BLT studio and 5 1 bdrm at BC with tickets and food for $1700. ( we were on a strict budget as we just moved to Florida)

    We are also lucky to get Fl res discounts.

    The only bad thing about living so close is the kids are getting sick of Disney:scared1:.......but I have 45 years of points left......
  7. Susiequsie60

    Susiequsie60 Mouseketeer

    Oct 9, 2013
    I'm a little scared to post, because I'm afraid I'm going to find out I got a bad deal!! Oh well - too late now.

    February 1-8
    7 nights - standard room at the Boardwalk Inn
    Magic Your Way - 8-day Park Hoppers
    2 adults (25-year wedding anniversary celebration!)

    GRAND TOTAL: $2,719
  8. wen8jr

    wen8jr DIS Veteran

    Mar 22, 2007
    *Tentative May 2014 Trip priced

    WDW cost of a 3 way split stay between WDW, UNI and Savannah:

    3 Adults


    Disney Swan - 7 nights:
    0.00 - Queen Room - Free w/ Starwood Amex Points
    245.00 - Parking/resort fee @ 35.00/day
    500.00 - Food (I have 400.00 in free gift cards already earned through points from 2 years ago which we will also used).
    150.00 - Gas (1/2 of trip cost figured here as split stay)
    1150.00 - Tickets- 6 day/ w park hopper option (already have 5 day base purchased so really only going to be another 225.00 to upgrade).

    $2045.00 Total Cost

    *Tentative because we don't know if we are going to Disney in 2014 for sure yet - we might wait until 2015 but would not expect the cost to change much since using points and our tickets are already purchased.
  9. aubreysmom09

    aubreysmom09 Mouseketeer

    Jul 19, 2012
    2/23-3/2 (2 adults and 1 Child(4) )

    2/23-2/27 Marriott Harbour Lake 4 nights: $880.00
    SeaWorld/Busch Gardens: Using Platinum AP's
    2/27-3/2 Staying at POP on S/P/D Discount QS dining: $1390

    Character Meal: $100
    Gas RT: $300
    Play Money $500
    Food: $350
    Dog Pampering: $360


    Wow, didn't think I spent that much. I doubt we will spend the full $500 in play money, but just in case.
  10. Brittmarie04

    Brittmarie04 Mouseketeer

    May 4, 2011
    Jan 18-25th 2014

    2 adults 1 child.
    Pop with 7 day park hoppers and FREE dining

    Flights all 3 free with SW points!!! Yay
  11. ready2vacation

    ready2vacation Mouseketeer

    Jun 27, 2010
    8 nights 1 bedroom BCV (military discount) with dining plan 2 adults 1 toddler in September: $3800
    2 7 day park hoppers (for various reasons we just paid reg price and didn't do the military tickets): $750
    Gas to drive down: $300
    V&A Queen Victoria Room + gratuity: $1000
    Babysitter one night: $200

    Total so far: $6050
  12. 2bPooh

    2bPooh Earning My Ears

    Apr 12, 2011
    Just booked August 14-22. 9 days of joy!
    2 adults, 1 disney adult (1 10 yo DS), 2 kids ( DS9, DD 7)
    Beach club, club level
    Deluxe dining plan
    9 day park hopping with water park and more tickets

    Still need flights, shuttle to airport, book cabana at typhoon lagoon, fireworks cruise, and alcohol/tips.

    Hope to end up under 13,000 :rotfl2:
    8 months of planning enjoyment=priceless
  13. lpereira

    lpereira Mouseketeer

    Apr 30, 2010
    Our trips overlap. August 9-18. I'm sitting on a dummy reservation booked without discount until I see what the best deals shake out to be. Was shocked last August to be able to get a 2 bedroom at SSR direct from Disney cheaper than renting points. I'll make our ADRs at 180+10 and prepay where needed but won't know where onsite until late June. With FP+ I will need to buy tickets sooner as well. Probably around 80 days.
  14. allisonwonderland17

    allisonwonderland17 Earning My Ears

    Dec 22, 2013
    August 2014: 7 days 6 nights
    6 adults in AoA
    One traveling by air
    3 annual passes and 3 6 day park hoppers
    And the airfare for the one friend totals:

    $5563 and some change. Roughly $927 per person excluding gas, food, and spending.
  15. Mom2Luci

    Mom2Luci Mouseketeer

    May 25, 2012
    2 adults and a 5-turning-6 year old

    5 nights at POP
    6 day base tix
    QSDP (planning on upgrading)


    We're driving from Chicago and it will be about $600 in gas/hotels.
  16. hill6

    hill6 DIS Veteran

    Oct 23, 2007
    Five nights (renting DVC points from a friend): $840-$870 (we are at AKL Kidani Savannah View but wait listed for three nights at BC Villas and there is a difference in price for points)

    Airfare: $360

    Tickets: $750

    Dining Plan $800-1,000 - Not sure if doing Deluxe entire time or splitting Deluxe and Regular Dining Plan

    Car: $450 (Total of 9 days since we are visiting family first)

    So Max Cost is about $3,430. I am thrilled with the DVC rental. That is saving us a bunch.
  17. JosieMouse

    JosieMouse Mouseketeer

    Mar 18, 2011
    Oops about to post in thread, but couldn't delet
  18. princessap

    princessap DIS Veteran

    Aug 20, 2009
    Wow. That does seem surprising! We are renting points for the first time and I hope I don't see cheaper prices after we book! Lol
  19. lpereira

    lpereira Mouseketeer

    Apr 30, 2010
    It was a function of what type of room I needed I think. Depending on what time of year you go there are almost always last minute point specials from dvcrequest but not enough to book a two bedroom. You also happen to have to like SSR-I do. In other years those last minute specials are cheaper. You have to feel comfortable gambling. Part of booking direct through Disney that annoys me is my vacation always crosses two seasons. Even though both have the same discount I have had to make two reservations everytime and run the risk of having to move. I never have had to change rooms but they are pretty upfront about the possibility of it
  20. micmacmissy

    micmacmissy DIS Veteran

    Jul 26, 2004
    4 nights at Shades of Green: $130/night includes breakfast and dinner
    Airfare: $972
    4 day park hoppers (military discount): $169 each
    Total: $2,196

    Plus a few hundred eating/drinking/souveniring in the parks!
  21. stinkpickle

    stinkpickle DIS Veteran

    Feb 7, 2013
    We have 8 people (two families) leaving in three weeks. Here's what our trip is costing so far...

    Plane tix - $2195.96
    Rental (15 passenger van) - $649.15
    Room #1 (POP, 6 day MYW tix, free QS dining PIN, 3 adults + 1 child) = $2117.60
    Room #2 (POP, 6 day MYW tix, free QS dining PIN, 2 adults + 1 child + 1 infant) = $1718.92

    Total = $6681.63

    Of course, we'll have other expenses, like gas, a table service meal or two, and such. We might have some extra luggage fees, since we need to pack for January weather. We're likely to add park hoppers and maybe an extra day when we get there. I don't think that's too bad for 8 people.

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