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  • On Dec 17, 2021
    Hannah from OH Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi. I was wondering if there was some kind of payment plan for a vacation? I want to surprise my family with tickets for Christmas, but I just dropped $6,000 on a house. Is there any way I can do this?

    Welcome to planDisney, Hannah! We are so glad you stopped by to ask your question about a Walt Disney World Vacation package. 

    When you visit the main Walt Disney World website, you can reserve your vacation package with just a $200 deposit, which is charged immediately. This locks in your rate, and you have until 30 days before you travel to pay off the balance. You can make payments at any time in your MyDisneyExperience online, essentially creating your own payment plan. Since it looks like you plan to travel in September, your final payment would be in August 2022. 

    When booking your package, be sure to add Memory Maker. This will give you all the professional photos taken by photographers inside all four WDW theme parks, plus thirteen attraction photos, “magic shots”, and any photos taken inside dining locations. By purchasing this at least three days before you travel, you save $30, too! (I am ALL about saving money!)

    You can also try one of my favorite Disney vacation tips; purchase Disney Gift Cards as often as you can. I typically purchase my Disney Gift Cards at a store where I get a slight discount. Then, I combine the cards into $1000 values online at the Disney Gift Card website. You can use these cards to pay off your balance online, or bring them along on your vacation to pay for all your food and souvenirs. You can even use a Disney Gift Card on the MyDisneyExperience mobile app to pay for quick service mobile orders.

    I hope this helps with planning for your fall vacation to The Most Magical Place on Earth. For your holiday gift-giving, you could print out tickets and wrap them. When we surprised our children with a Disney Cruise for Christmas, we wrapped helium balloons that lifted out of the box with a note attached that said, “We sail in 16 days”. They were ecstatic! 

    Happy Traveling,
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Meet the Panelist: Tracy, Illinois

GAWRSH! Hiya pals! I am a Goofy-loving mom of 2, who is married to my real-life Prince Charming. My family supports my passion for all things Disney. Walt Disney World was my very first vacation, when I was just 3 months old, and I recently completed my 73rd trip to a Disney location! I have been fortune enough to parasail high above the Disney Fantasy, attend opening day of Batuu, snorkel in the lagoon at Disney's Aulani, and SO MUCH MORE! I can't wait to help you plan your Disney vacation! 

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