Family With Medals; RunDisney 10K; Stitch Hat; Lilo and Stitch Costume
  • On Feb 20, 2012
    Peggy from MN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    To clarify r u saying only $50 a day? That doesn't seem right. Just want to clarify.....I know u stated an extra 100 for little etc.


    I took out my bills from the last two trips, and that is what it worked out to. Now remember this;

    1. Being frequent visitors to Walt Disney World, we don't get a lot of souvenirs any more. We have enough mouse-themed stuff already!
    2. That does NOT include any alcoholic beverages, which can raise the cost quickly.
    3. The $50 per day is for expenditures AFTER meals. When we are at the pool we are just drinking sodas with our Refillable Resort Mugs.
    4. My 4 and 6 year old girls do not eat very much (unlike their father). So we are able to keep it to 1 treat per day.
    I will say this. My estimate might be conservative. If you can budget more, then do so. Anything you come home with will feel like a lottery win!

    Oh, and as for the $100 merchandise estimate, we give our girls each a coupon. They are allowed to 'redeem' their coupon for one toy or T-shirt of their choice. This makes it fun for them to figure out what to get. They are not allowed to pick until day 3 of our trip, so that there is no regret of decisions made on that first day!

    Feel free to write me back again if you have more questions!

    Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Doug, Indiana

I am one of the Dads on the planDisney Panel, and I love to help parents plan their vacation, with a focus on showing them how it can be fun for them too. I am also here to help Dads plan some nice surprises for the Moms in their life (they deserve it!). Learn More About Doug

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