Is trip number 11 to the most magical place on earth in the works? Yes, it is. I was happily clicking away on the computer yesterday and thought I would do a price check for a Walt Disney World stay for next summer and was pleasantly surprised, even before any possible discounts.
Yes, it is now more expensive for the boy’s ticket and dining plan, as he will be 10 and no longer eligible for child prices. But it is offset by the new pricing structure that discounts the
and More option
after you add Park Hopper to your base tickets of vice versa. That is a good deal. Water
Also, traveling during the summer gives us more flexibility and we can get in a longer stay, making our park ticket prices less per day. The travel dates flexibility also allows us to fly during the week-days, which typically means lower fares. Since week-end nights cost the most at Walt Disney World, we can stay almost two weeks, but only have one week-end in the schedule.
I know, I know, we had previously talked about a visit to
that, too, is still a possibility. There
are just some things holding me back. . .
There are only 3 on-property resorts at
and they are expensive, compared to 22 at Walt Disney World with various price
points. Yes, there are “good neighbor”
hotels that offer some of the same Disney amenities and we are checking into
We would need less time to explore the parks. I know, this sounds like a good thing, but is it really? To get the most out of the cost for our flights, it would make sense to stay longer, do other things, which means car rental and driving. Two things neither adult in our household wants to do.
Dining plan. I wanted to say “no dining plan” but in talking with our travel agent, I learned there is one, sort of. I don’t have all of the details yet, but I was glad to hear it was a possibility.
Either way we decide there will be more Disney dreaming—which is a good thing. And, more family memories, another good thing. I’ll keep you posted!