***Official November 2013***

Discussion in 'Countdowns and Live Reports' started by FigmentChick, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. lindap1

    lindap1 DIS Veteran

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    my daughter really wants to stay at AoA,BUT Finding Nemo is a way to expensive:sad2: Why is a "value" resort sooooo much???
     
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  3. taaren

    taaren "There is more treasure in books than in all the p

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    A) Because its new, and well built so there is high demand which means they can command high prices.
    B) Because the rooms are larger, so the idea is you can put more people in a 1 bedroom suite, which is cheaper than getting 2 rooms at a moderate.

    Disney is responding to demand from larger families who want to stay in rooms together ... personally I think if you're a larger family or group you should just go DVC, renting if a purchase of a contract isn't for you (and for many, it isn't). Or if renting DVC is too expensive, then there are some great off-site condos, too.

    But I hear ya. Despite the fact that I adore Bay Lake Tower and the Epcot resorts, I would love to stay in AOA a night or two on either end of our trip (and we :love: Nemo, too), but its just too darn expensive.
     
  4. Marshay

    Marshay I'm Goofy for Mickey. Don't worry if you get a bi

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    I know it is expensive, but ...

    We stayed at AoA for four nights in JAn in the Lion King section and just loved it! We got a rate of $200/night. We normally use our DVC points but ran out since we did a Dream cruise with them, too. And I really wanted to try this. It is the "mini-DVC" of Disney. Absolutely loved the theming...the extra room was great...the 2nd bathroom was a big help...we ate breakfast at the table, which is also a Murphy bed, then my girls each had their own bed at night. Pool is awesome...playgrounds fun. Best was that DH and I had a door between our rooms so we didn't have to go to bed early when kids did.

    I highly recommend it, even if you can only do for a split stay. We found ourselves coming back from the parks early to enjoy the resort.
     
  5. dreamcatcherkwe

    dreamcatcherkwe Mouseketeer

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    We booked our tickets! SO EXCITING!!! Nov 4-9 :D :D :D
     
  6. Conway733

    Conway733 DIS Veteran

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    Hi! I'm new to this thread. We're planning a trip for Nov 2 - 9th. Didn't realize that was the marathon weekend, but I guess the crowds for that won't bother us too much...I'm hoping everyone arrives for that on the 8th, or something. Wishful thinking! We are renting a vacation home in Indian Creek. We want some space this time! :thumbsup2
     
  7. FigmentChick

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    My birthday is March 9th. March Madness is our annual wrestling tournament. I am heavily involved in our youth wrestling association....I'm treasurer and I run the main tables at our tourneys. It's fun, but exhausting. And, this year, it just happens to fall on my birthday.

    I love the Soarin' music!!!! I also listen to Disney music at work. I don't have my own office anymore, but that's what earphones are for! :)

    I'll go back over the last few posts tomorrow to make sure I update the first post. Have a great Sunday!!!
     
  8. Marshay

    Marshay I'm Goofy for Mickey. Don't worry if you get a bi

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    We just decided to change our first two nights from WDW to Sea World (11/29-30). Haven't been in about five years and DD7 really wants to see dolphins and whales. So I just read about SW Christmas stuff and excited about that, too! It starts the day we arrive.

    Now to decide which hotel to stay at those two nights...
     
  9. kelleigh1

    kelleigh1 <font color=purple>Disney Baby<br><font color=gree

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    Just stopping in to add myself to the group going in November!

    We're booked at POR for Nov. 16-23.

    This will be our first POR stay, but our 4th trip together. Previously we stayed at POFQ (Jan 2006), CBR (Nov/Dec 2007), and YC (Oct/Nov 2012). We're really looking forward to this trip because we really loved POFQ and I have a feeling we're going to love POR too.

    I'll be back to read through the thread when I have more time. Just wanted to get my name in here.
     
  10. stmize

    stmize Dvc member since Nov 2010--WDW mom of ds 17 & dd 1

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    Yay 263 days til the first part of our Wdw/dream cruise/Wdw stay
     
  11. cautionersx

    cautionersx Earning My Ears

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    Under the special offers page on wdw website it lists current specials for booking through March 7. Since March 7 is this Thursday I hope there will be new specials going up soon, possibly for November... what does everyone think? Hoping so!!! This is our first trip to wdw, November 10-17 :cheer2:
     
  12. lindap1

    lindap1 DIS Veteran

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    We'll be there the same time!
     
  13. disneyfantotheend

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    Sorry to say, it would be shocking if November deals came out this early. Next deal should be for summer and after that should be August and Sept, if the releases follow the normal pattern, but you never know. I am thinking June or July before we get a deal.
     
  14. ThisIsTheYear

    ThisIsTheYear Too far from Mickey!<br><a href="http://www.disboa

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    Hey everyone! Please add me to the 'list' - we'll be staying at AOA November 4-9th! :woohoo: Hurry up November!
     
  15. cautionersx

    cautionersx Earning My Ears

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    Well, I'm new so you're probably right. Can't wait :) what a fantastic surprise it would be to save a few hundred bucks!
     
  16. papadis

    papadis Earning My Ears

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    Hello Everyone My wife and I and our extended family will be going to WDW from Nov.1,2013 thru the 9th. Can't wait! We will be celebrating my grandson's birthday
     
  17. disneyfantotheend

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    Welcome papadis!!!! Sounds like a fun celebration!!! Disney is a great place to be for any occassion. :cool1:
     
  18. Teewan78

    Teewan78 Earning My Ears

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    Put me on the list for 11/16 - 11/23. My wife and I are very excited because it will be our first trip with our sons.
     
  19. stmize

    stmize Dvc member since Nov 2010--WDW mom of ds 17 & dd 1

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    Welcome. Have s great trip.
     
  20. FigmentChick

    FigmentChick DIS Veteran

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    :welcome: Where will you be staying?
     
  21. Teewan78

    Teewan78 Earning My Ears

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    We will be staying at WBC.
     

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