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  • On Apr 19, 2011
    Dina from ON Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    My husband and I are going to try to plan a trip to Disney World this November/11 for our two children ages 9 and 6. We are on a very fixed budget and was wondering if there is any tips or ideas on keeping the cost down. Thanks Dina

    There are lots of ways to save money during a trip to Disney!  Here are my very best suggestions for you:

    - Consider staying at one of Disney's value resorts.  They offer the most economical accommodations.
    - Skip the rental car.  Disney offers complimentary transportation for their resort guests.
    - Buy base tickets.  The park hopper option is a nice perk, but it's also expensive and unnecessary.
    - Bring along your own bottled water and breakfast items.  You'll save lots of money this way!
    - Set a souvenir budget and stick to it.
    - Feature lunch as your big meal of the day.  Lunch prices are often times significantly lower than dinner.
    - Take advantage of the freebies at Disney World (Club Cool at Epcot, Boardwalk entertainers, etc.)

    I hope that these tips will help put a Disney vacation within reach for your family!
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Meet the Panelist: Darcie, Arizona

If you're looking to plan a trip for a large party or if your group includes special needs travelers, you've come to the right mom! I'm a southeastern Arizona girl, eager to help you plan the most magical trip you'll ever take.  Learn More About Darcie

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