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The mad girlie spur of the moment trip

The mad girlie spur of the moment trip

Well, this is something I didn't think would ever happen, 2 Pre Trip reports on the go at once! I mean, like most Disney enthusiasts I'm always thinking ahead to the next trip but to actually have one booked and in the planning and then to book another is pretty special Laughing out loud (and something I'm not sure will ever be repeated!)

So I guess I should start with explaining is exactly how this trip came about.

Its freezing cold here right now Sad We are having a serious storm that's causing severe damage, mainly flooding, friends are being evacuated from their homes as they are so under water Sad its awful! But I'm damn miserable cause of the weather not just because its cold and yucky, but as soon as it gets cold my health deteriorates Sad So I'm miserable cause its cold but also cause I'm not well and not able to go out very far and do anything - I mean at the moment, even a food shop is taxing Sad

So to cheer myself up I do what any normal person does, I went to plan an imaginary trip to WDW. I found flights for 450 GBP (I cant put the symbol up as for some reason the forum doesn't support it), that price is pretty damn cheap! Especially when compared to our flights for October (650). I put a tongue in cheek facebook post about how cheap it was and who was coming with me then my best friend commented saying she would come, only she was being serious and not joking! As lovely as that was, with our trip in October coming there was no way I could afford the flight, plus hotel and spending money. But then I starting thinking... well we are DVC members now so I *could* borrow in some of next years points to cover the accommodation... But then my friend drops in that her dog has eaten her passport so she needs to get that sorted and the flights I had seen were for a few days later so her passport wouldn't be back in time. Ah well, there goes that idea then. But then I was searching to see if there were any other cheap flights around and I found some indirect flights from London, stopping at Dublin with Aer Lingus so we would go through immigration there and thus making our landing in Orlando pretty swift and easy (sometimes the queues are so bad that they keep people on the plane as there's no room to even join the queue!! The wait can be hours and hours). Those flights were for 350 GBP! The downside is, they leave on my mum's 60th Sad but that was the ONLY day that had them under 450. I had a quick check online with DVC and there was room at Saratoga Springs for the whole week so after a few messages back and fourth between me and my friend we decided that I would cover the hotel and she would cover both flights. I then had to gently broach the subject with Sy...

This was a little harder as I would be borrowing in DVC points from next year and we are already down to half of our points after this years big trip... I used some of my womanly charm though and he came around Wink Nah I lie really, He's been worrying about my health too so he wants me to go and get some sun and feel better. He is pretty sad that he's not coming but I've cushioned that blow a little by letting him buy a surround sound system that he's been after for ages LOL I had been telling him we don't need it (I'm such a big meanie!), but hey, if he's this selfless with me, I could hardly deny him.

This all happened at the weekend but there was still a spanner in the works, we couldn't book anything until my friend's passport was sorted. So Monday morning came and we met up at my parents house so that my dad could sign my friend's passport picture to prove who she is (as he is a retired policeman) and sent the passport off with the post office. We then went back to their house and booked the flights Laughing out loud I then went on to book the DVC, as we were sat there I suggested I look at other resorts just to see what was available, unfortunately nothing else was available for the whole week but there was 3 nights at Animal Kingdom Lodge in a standard view so we booked that for the last 3 nights and Saratoga Springs for the first 4 nights.

I'm not exactly thrilled at the thought of SSR, it was always my last choice of DVC. I'm sure we will have a fab time and lets face it, its still a deluxe Disney resort! I just find the theme a bit meh and its a spread out resort which I'm not a huge fan of, I also don't really care for DTD so the proximity there isn't a pull. I will keep checking on the off chance something else comes up in one of the other resorts but being a month away now I'm not holding out any hope.

So that was it! We were booked Laughing out loud 7 nights flying on the 13th March, leaving London at 9am and getting Orlando 6pm local time. I did speak to my mum before we booked to make sure she was okay about me going on her birthday but she was fine, she has been saying for weeks that she doesn't want to do anything to celebrate so I didn't think she would mind.

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Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
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So, who are we?

I think you know me by now Wink My name is Robyn, I'm 29 and I'm Disney MAD! Married to my lovely hubby Sy who is staying home to work and look after the cat Wink We bought into DVC in August of last year and have already purchased our first 'add on' contract.

Who is this friend coming with me? That would be Jenny Smile Here we both are a few years ago now.

We have been friends for about 10 years, we met in a club and got talking (or what was probably more like shouting above the music) swapped numbers and became inseparable, we have even lived together 3 times in the last 10 years Laughing out loud She was my maid of honour at my wedding. When Sy and I moved to our house 3 years ago we moved even further away from where I used to live with Jenny so we are now about an hour car ride away so we see less of each other than either of us would like but we stay in touch online speaking almost every day.

We have actually been to Orlando together before, in 2008. We left about 2 weeks after I met Sy, Jenny and I were booked to go away for 2 weeks, we had an AMAZING holiday but I missed Sy like crazy. Here are just a couple of pictures from that trip...

OMG how slim was I back then?! I really must get back on that diet Wink Hahahaha Jenny has gone the other way though and she's super skinny now (hate her! LOL).

That trip was before my health was as bad as it is now Sad I actually don't know how we kept the pace up for 2 whole weeks... we were in the parks in the day, shopping in the early evening and at pleasure island all night (we were there literally just before it closed). We did that for 2 weeks solid! We ended up bring soooooo much stuff home. It really was a mad trip but so awesome. This trip however will not be quite as mad (but hopefully just as awesome) Wink I may well take the ECV if my health is no better before we go, can't really go party all night on that thing LOL

Jenny has been back to Orlando since our trip, in January of last year. She went with her boyfriend and stayed in AKL. I gave her a huge long list of things to do, places to go and things to eat hahaha She had a great time.

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The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
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Woohoo!! Lucky ladies!! I cannot wait to read your trip report!

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I cant believe we go a month today! WOOHOO!

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The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
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The plans

Its been over 24 hours now so you know I've got a plan in mind yay Jenny has already said she wants to let me plan as she know she's going with an expert Wink The only thing she wants to plan in is a treatment at the Saratoga Springs Spa Laughing out loud

I totally didn't realise it was SPRING BREAK while we are there, the first I knew about it was when I was checking a crowd calendar and saw that it was at level 7/10, I was like whaaaaaaaaaat??? Why was it so high?? So after a quick google it appeared that it was spring break, oh dear, oh dear! Anyone been over that time before? Was it manageable?

After I calmed down a little and took a few deep breaths I made a plan listening to the busy day guide. At the min the plan looks like this...

13th
Wake up super early as we will have to leave the house at around 6am! Pick Jenny up on the way to the airport, Sy will be dropping us there and then heading over to his parents house which is 20 mins away to do some work from there for the day. Our flight to Dublin is at 9:15am, i think we have to be there 2 hours early but I'll have to check to make sure. Arrive in Dublin at 10:30am and have 2 hours before our flight connection. Might be able to pick up some food in that time but we also have to do pre immigration clearance. Board the 9 &1/2 hour flight at 12:30pm and make our way over to sunnier climates!

Arrive at 6pm all being well and no delays. Pick up Magical Express to SSR

Check in and pick up Magic Bands before checking our room out.

Will most likely head to DTD to get some dinner and pick up Tables in Wonderland card and my Annual Pass.

Thinking we may hit up....

Wolfgang Puck Express but this all depends on how tired we are, it will be 11pm to us when we land so by the time we get to the hotel etc it will be really late.

14th
We will probably be up early cause of jet lag so we will get an early start at Magic Kingdom!

Maybe try for Rope Drop if we are up early enough. Trying really hard to get a fastpass for Be Our Guest lunch, fingers crossed for me!

Will head back to hotel in the afternoon for a rest/nap, Jenny thinks this would be a good time for her spa treatment. Then once rested we will head back to MK as its open till 1am! Will grab food in the park for dinner.

15th
There's EMH at Hollywood Studios this morning so depending on how early we wake up we might head there.

Seeing as we will be up late the night before not really sure how up for it we will be. ADR at Beaches and Cream at 1pm for either some lunch or just an ice cream Wink

The afternoon/evening we will head to Epcot and stay there till after Illuminations.

16th
Animal Kingdom morning & afternoon

Lunch at Yak & Yeti counter service.

Hollywood studios evening for Fantasmic.

Stop in at Starring rolls at some point for a napoleon Wink

17th
Check out of SSR and arrange to have our bags taken over to AKL.
Weather dependant we might do a waterpark for a few hours this morning, not really sure what the weather is gonna be like. Head to AKL in early afternoon to check in and see our room.

Epcot for the afternoon/Evening, spend time in World Showcase to see the flower and garden festival

Grab some food at the festival kitchen booths.

18th
Making the most of being next door, we're going to head to.....

Animal Kingdom. We plan to spend the day there.

For dinner we have an ADR at 7:15pm at Sanaa. Jenny loved it last time she stayed and I love it too so it was a no brainer Smile After dinner I'm going to take Jenny to Top of the World Lounge to watch the fireworks with a few cocktails Smile

She's still dreaming of the Blue Glowtini's

19th
Or last full day Sad going to head over to Magic Kingdom, we may go to another park in the morning to revisit and do a few rides but will play it by ear on the day.

MK is open till midnight so I'm sure we will stay right until the end. Plaza ADR for dinner at 8:30pm

20th
Home time

Check out of AKL and leave bags with belhop. Head over to Animal Kingdom for a few hours as its right next door. Magical express back to the airport, flight home is about 8pm and I think ME take international visitors 4 hours before the flight so we will have till about 3pm before we need to think about leaving AK. Grab some food in the airport, thinking possibly here...

Before boarding and settling down for the long night flight home Sad

21th
Arrive in Dublin, wait a couple of hours for our flight to London, might try and get some breakfast if the food is rank on the plane (which is usually is on the way home from the USA though it might not be too bad considering its a different airline this time). Once back in London get picked up by my lovely hubby Laughing out loud Will take the edge off coming home I'm sure. Drop Jenny home on the way and probably sleep for a few hours.

Jenny is really awesome, she totally gets that my health isn't great right now, she said if I'm not well then we can relax by the pool and take it easy, she will just be happy to be there. I am still unsure whether to take the scooter, I was talking to her about it re the buses etc and she was so sweet, she said we would manage, and when I said it can be a pain if there are already scooters on the bus (as we wouldn't be able to get on) she just said 'yeah, so we then wait for the next one, don't worry about it!'. She's good to me Smile

So that is what the plan looks like right now, but we are quite fluid with our plans. We haven't made loads of ADR's that we have to stick to, partly cause of the new cancellation system (where you get charged $10 per person if you cancel less than 24 hours) and with my health not being great we don't want the stress of worrying about that, and partly cause neither of us are huge eaters (well I'm not at the minute cause of my tummy problems). We can always try walk ups Smile

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Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
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Ahhhh man! stupid triple post, I wasn't even on my ipad today!!

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Watson's go West May 15
The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
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Robyn,

I went to Disney during Spring Break in 2005 which I know is a long time ago, but yes it was pretty darn crowded. We lucked out with our fast passes and I am sure with the amazing planning that you do you will be able to still have a great time and go on most of the rides that you want to. Although, we did go at the end of March which was during our spring break, so maybe it won't be so bad towards the middle of the month? Regardless, have a great time and just be prepared for loads of kids! mickey

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Thank you Jessalynn I'm hoping with a bit of planning I can combat anything Wink

I'm sure this is ridiculous to most people but the thing that worries me most about the crowds is long lines at the bathroom LOL I'm going to get out some park maps and always know where the 'out of the way' bathrooms are in the hope that they will be less busy Wink

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Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
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Wohoo! A girls' trip sounds like a blast! Have a great time!

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That sounds like SOOO much fun! Wish you were going to be there when I am so we could meet up! mickey I love the flower and garden festival. Will you see any of the concerts in Epcot or visit any booths? Those Epcot concerts are favorites of mine, no matter what the season.

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disneydoc wrote:
That sounds like SOOO much fun! Wish you were going to be there when I am so we could meet up! mickey I love the flower and garden festival. Will you see any of the concerts in Epcot or visit any booths? Those Epcot concerts are favorites of mine, no matter what the season.

Awwww what dates are you there?

We aren't planning on the concerts as its a band neither of us has ever heard of, even after listening to the songs on youtube we have no idea who they are LOL. Definitely planning to hit up the booths though!!

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Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
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This might just be wishful thinking for you, but because the weather has been so horrendous here this year, schools in the eastern half of the country have been closed for several days for weather this winter. Those days have to be made up and it is sometimes done by sending the kids to school on days that were allocated for spring break, so that might slim down crowds slightly.

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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! oh man that sounds so selfish! Sad for them missing their spring breaks but glad for me for it possibly being less crowded clapping

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The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
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O.M.G Robyn. I live for your damn trip reports. clapping

I've been during Spring break and it can be hit or miss. Schools in the USA typically have Spring break during the month of April, usually backed up to the Easter holiday. My spring break changes every year though, last year it was the first week of April and now it is the last week of April. Go figure. I didn't think March was a huge Spring break month, but you never know. The weather has been horrendous on the East Coast this winter (As of right now I have been stuck inside for 48 hours because of the snow and tomorrow isn't looking too promising). We will miss one day of Spring break so far - you may get lucky!

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Awesome pictures and planning! Smile Jenny sounds like an excellent best friend too Smile I remember how the 'winter blues' would get to me when I was stationed in Germany...we would call the cold, wet weather "Another 'beautiful' day in England" laugh

Here's to your healthy, sunshine-filled Disney trip clapping

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Aww no! I hope you guys are staying safe and warm! Are you quite well equipped for the snow? We get an inch here and the country grounds to a halt LOL

We haven't had too much snow but my dear the storms and floods. We have had record rain and whole towns are under water, its really awful seeing my friends having to be rescued from their homes by boats! We are very fortunate to live at the top of the hill so we are ok and our town hasn't been hit too badly. We have had 109MPH winds which is unheard of.

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Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
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You will have a great time, I can't wait until my kids are older and I can go and have a girlie holiday. Sounds like quite a full on schedule to me, specially for a week, takes me 4days to adjust to the time difference!

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Woooohoooo! Managed to get another night at AKL, so now 3 nights SSR and 4 nights AKL Laughing out loud

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Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
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Mid March is when the schools in Canada have their spring break, so you may bump into a few Canadians but I'm sure you will be able to plan around it. After the winter we have had, I'm sure a lot of families will be heading south.

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Whoo hoooo! I'm so jealous - I wish I could crash your trip. HAHAHA!

Have fun, and do take care of yourself. muchlove

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I wish you could crash it too Kristen!

Yeah I do know what you mean Jan, this whole trip came out of being so cold and miserable and wanting some warmth Wink

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Watson's go West May 15
The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
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Must eats at the festival kitchens

Hanami

Temaki hand roll - Sliced Panko fried chicken, curry sauce, rice and pickled julienne carrots wrapped with Nori

Jardin de Fiestas

Quesadilla de hongos con queso - Flour tortilla filled with mushrooms and cheese

Lotus House

Spring pancake with grilled chicken and green apple
Vegetable spring rolls

Pineapple promenade

Pineapple soft serve

The Buttercup Cottage

Freshly baked potato and cheddar cheese biscuit with smoked salmon tartare (without the salmon though)

Those are the MUST eats, though I think there will be more that we decide to try Wink

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Watson's go West May 15
The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
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Managed to snag a Be Our Guest lunchtime Fastpass for our last full day Laughing out loud yay!

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Watson's go West May 15
The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
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To do list

PACK!

Do Advance Passenger Information for the flight.

Get Jenny's ESTA once her passport comes back.

If I decide to take the ECV I need to arrange it with the airline.

Link Jenny's ticket to MDE when it arrives.

Book Fastpass+

Done

ESTA checked and still valid, though I will have to remember to renew for our October trip Smile

Travel insurance checked and still valid

Online check-in done and requests made (Grandstand at SSR and Kudu trail at AKL) Smile

Not sure what else needs to go on the list, it feels very light! Any suggestions?

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The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
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RobynPrincess wrote:
disneydoc wrote:
That sounds like SOOO much fun! Wish you were going to be there when I am so we could meet up! mickey I love the flower and garden festival. Will you see any of the concerts in Epcot or visit any booths? Those Epcot concerts are favorites of mine, no matter what the season.

Awwww what dates are you there?

We aren't planning on the concerts as its a band neither of us has ever heard of, even after listening to the songs on youtube we have no idea who they are LOL. Definitely planning to hit up the booths though!!

March 29 - April 5!

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aahhhhh boo! would have been awesome to meet you! xxxxxxxxxxxx

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Sounds good, I would keep the checklist light, it's only a week and you are meant to be relaxing, as long as the must dos are done then you can wing it a bit x

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Yaaaaay! Managed to avoid SSR completely! This evening managed to book 2 nights at the beach club and 1 night in a pool or garden view room at the boardwalk! I've waitlisted that night at the beach club just cause I don't fancy 3 resorts in a week Wink but either way I'm dead happy! Woooooooohoooooooooo!

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Our Very Merry 24 nighter Nov/Dec 15
Watson's go West May 15
The one with all the birthdays Oct 14 4 Big Birthdays and a Vow Renewal thrown in
The OMG trip June 14 30th Birthday present from the hubs
Girly trip March 14 A last min cheapy week
September 13 our first all DVC stay
TR May 2013 the last min bargain trip offsite
Oct 2012 TR with a cruise!big family trip featuring the beach club, AKL, the dream and a villa offsite
TR on a budget May - June 2011offsite condo
TR Sept - Oct 2010 big family trip in an offsite villa

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RobynPrincess wrote:
Yaaaaay! Managed to avoid SSR completely! This evening managed to book 2 nights at the beach club and 1 night in a pool or garden view room at the boardwalk! I've waitlisted that night at the beach club just cause I don't fancy 3 resorts in a week Wink but either way I'm dead happy! Woooooooohoooooooooo!

Oh that's awesome! I agree 3 resorts seems a bit hectic, but you rock for sticking to it and not settling! biggrin

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Glad to hear that your wish has been granted (at least partially) Robyn.

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