I'm having a terrible time deciding what to do. This will be our second trip to WDW, and although we might return down the road someday, it won't be any time soon. So the pressure is on! The first time we went two years ago, we stayed at POR and the one thing the kids loved about it was the boat ride to DTD; the carriage ride was a favorite with DH and me. Other than that, one afternoon at the pool, and the buses, we didn't really avail ourselves of any resort amenities. So now we're going back, and I booked POR again with free dining (the DTD boat ride is the real draw)...but I SO want to try a deluxe, and, honestly, a monorail resort. What I really want is to do BLT theme park view for eight nights, but lets talk reality here. Seriously, I can't find it in the budget to do any deluxe for the whole trip, so help me decide whether to try a split stay. We won't have a car (well, we could, but then something else in the budget will have to give) so we'll be relying on WDW transportation all the way. I'm thinking of changing to booking POR for the first five nights (with free dining plus tix for the whole trip), and then transfering to a deluxe for the last three nights, room only. I've looked at WL and BLT, and I like the idea of each for different reasons. The theming at WL sounds right up our alley, and if it was warm enough, the pool would be wonderful! BLT, well...who wouldn't like to stay that close to MK, right?! But I think it might too expensive to swing ($450 more than WL for three nights). So help me, please - those of you with more experience, please sound off on how much of a PIT-keister it will be to change resorts mid-trip without a car. I don't plan on bringing too much stuff (I'll probably have to do a laundry blitz half way through one night), and we tend to live out of our bags, not unpack, if that helps. Also, we'd have some food (cold cereal, milk, snacks and water) that would need to go with us if possible. How much time do you think the room change would probably cost us? I'm not so worried about check-in as I am about checking out and getting our bags settled in for transport. I know no matter what, doing a deluxe will cost us...we'll have to foot the food bill instead of having free dining, and the room will also run more. I'm not too worried about that difference for WL (it's maybe $300 or so) but I'm really worried about losing a lot of time and being stressed. But if I don't do it, I'm worried I'll regret not having the experience of staying at WL. BLT, I just don't think we can do it. Thanks in advance if you made it through this rambling post, and thanks also for any guidance and advice you WDW veterans can offer!