Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Mar 23, 2010
    Lucy Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Taking my 7 year old to Disney World in April. Didnt want to spend the $$$ for Bippidy Boppidy Boutique. Are there any other cheaper alternatives? Thanks in advance. I so enjoy the Mom's panel Lucy

    Hi Lucy, Your daughter is at the perfect age to enjoy Bibbidi Bobbidi little girls absolutely love going there. That being said, I wanted to share with you the "cheaper alternatives" that we have always done. We've gone several times (paying for 2 little princesses at once). What I do is I have them choose which Princess they want to be before we leave home and I bring the costumes with me. I either purchase them at the Disney Store online or at a local department store. Then, I pay for the "Crown Package" instead of the full blown "Castle Package". See: HERE. They are still able to get hair, nails and make-up done and have always walked out of there feeling like royalty. Another idea that I did last time, was I brought new cotton sundresses instead. One daughter wore one from the Disney Store (with Sleeping Beauty on it), and the other chose a Minnie Mouse one. This was perfect because the girls got a lot more use out of the dresses (wearing them throughout the summer, instead of just for playing dress-up and Halloween). In addition, they were able to keep the dresses on all day comfortably as opposed to having itchy costumes that they wanted to change out of 1/2 way through the day.

    Truly, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique is SO fun for little girls...I think your daughter will cherish the memories from the experience for a long time. With a little advance planning, you can pull it off without breaking the bank.

    Hope this helps and that you have a wonderful vacation with your little girl!

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Meet the Panelist: Kaylene, Massachusetts

I'm a blessed Mom of five fabulous kids, a Disney Vacation Club member, and an Annual Passholder. I've stayed in every Disney Resort on property, and I've traveled to Walt Disney World Resort with infants, toddlers, tweens, teens, grandparents, and on countless multi-generational family vacations! Learn More About Kaylene

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