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Discussion in 'Walt Disney World Trip Planning' started by TimonAndPumba, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. TimonAndPumba

    TimonAndPumba Disney-holic Family

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    :woohoo: We're booked, we're booked!

    We're staying for 16 nights at the Contemporary Resort, in the main tower, with Magic Kingdom View :fworks:

    It'll be a new experience for us going in October / November time - we've only ever been in July and August! We're looking forward to lesser crowds and more comfortable temperatures! Plus we can do MNSSHP :pumpkin: at the beginning of our stay and then MVMCP :reindeer: towards the end... and the Food and Wine Festival too :eat:

    :excited: We cannot wait!!!!

    We're just planning the week before we check in - the idea at the moment is to fly out to the West side of the USA around the Grand Canyon area :tumbleweed: Then fly over to Orlando... though I'm sure this plan will change several times still :lol:

    :woohoo:
     
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    Fabulous news :bounce: :clap: :clap: :bounce:

    What a great trip you've got planned! Let the planning begin!
     
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    Yay!! That's brill!! Happy planning!!
     
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    That's brilliant news! We had that very same view booked there an it was incredible :yes: the fact you could just stroll round to MK was fantastic. The rooms are really lovely too, very modern. I spent are sitting on the balcony, just watching the world go by.
     
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    Great room and great time of year! :clap: Did you go for free dining over USA booking?
     
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    We were really luck last trip, we'd booked a Standard Garden Wing view at the CR, but got upgraded to MK View!!! It really was such a wonderful room and location, we had to go back :wink: As Vikki said, the stroll over to MK is priceless and watching MK from the balcony was fantastic :hearteyes:

    P - we went with free dining... and wait for it UPGRADED TO DELUXE seeing as we eat at so many signature places :D Free dining usually works out better for us because there are 5 of us - it's either cheaper with UK Disney or near enough the same. WIth the $200 free gift card and 3% cashback, we didn't wait for the room discount quote and just went for UK Disney :hehe:

    I think my overdose of smilies reflects my excitment!!! :lol:
     
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    I still can't get anywhere near a decent quote on the UK site. Did the discount come off after you entered your details do you know?
     
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    That sounds like a fantastic trip!
     
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    If you go to the west coast durring your first week you might want to make a stop and see Disneyland before heading to Disney World.
     
  10. TimonAndPumba

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    The quote came before the details were entered, I'm sure of it... what are you trying to quote up? I did notice that on the website there was no option for CR Club, and only went as high as MK View :unsure:
     
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    wow wow wow sounds fab!! well done booking up that time of year seems ideal!
     
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    Thanks for the PM. It's just not going to anywhere near work out a good deal for us. I think i've figured out the £21k quote I got though, it's a 2 bed suite at the GF, it just doesn't tell you that. :hehe:
     
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    Fantastic! :clap: The short hop over to the MK is a huge plus to staying at the Contemporary.
    Its a great time of year to go too. :yes:
     
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    Definitely an idea to consider - we've never been to Disneyland before! Watch out for the plenty of "ideas" threads to come :D

    :eek: Wow!! I wonder why they don't show all the catagories?!
     
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    How exciting!!!! :hyper:

    Next up ...... where to eat!

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    Thats the holiday, I am looking to book for 2014 - it will just be DH and Me - NO KIDS (dont tell them)
    Have a great time with the planning. I will need a trip report, please
     
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    Yay! What a fab place to stay! :excited:
     
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    We'll definitely do a trippie and finish it this time :lol:

    It's still 18 months away and we already can't stop talking about the plans :D
     
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    I just did a pound to dollar conversion and :faint: how many people is that for? how long? I took 6 for 10 days (with free dining) for $7,200.00 or 4542 pounds.
     
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    Yes, we all say that :wink:
     

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