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Old 08-15-2013, 01:14 PM   #16
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12:

This will be a sad day......as this is departure day. We are going to head up to the Grand Floridian to have breakfast at 1900 Park Fare.



We will come back & check out, say our goodbyes to Derek.....and then I'll do a lot of this.........



We'll get on the Magical Express & head back to the Orlando airport and catch our 4:10pm flight on Southwest back to Oregon.



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Old 08-15-2013, 01:19 PM   #18
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Hi, Laurie!

I am so excited for your trip! I have gone to DL from Boston for 3 ngts and WDW for 3/4 ngts many times so it can be done. It will be so much fun. One thing if no one else mentioned it would be the weather - your dates can still be very hot and humid, just like August so be prepared. Late October is usually 70's with comfortable mornings and evenings. Fingers crossed it cools down early this year!

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Old 08-15-2013, 04:36 PM   #20
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Hi, Laurie!

I am so excited for your trip! I hae gone to DL from Boston for 3 ngts and WDW for 3/4 ngts many times so it can be done. It will be so much fun. One thing if no one else mentioned it would be the weather - your dates can still be very hot and humid, just like August so be prepared. Late October is usually 70's with comfortable mornings and evenings. Fingers crossed it cols down early this year!

Hi Christine!!

Well after having to cancel last years......I was hesitant to say anything until the plane tickets had been purchased. NOW it's a done deal.....we'll be going....no matter what!!

I've heard the humidity can be awful....... I want sunshine, warm and maybe a nice little breeze to keep temps down.....a girl can dream!!
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Hi Christine!!

Well after having to cancel last years......I was hesitant to say anything until the plane tickets had been purchased. NOW it's a done deal.....we'll be going....no matter what!!

I've heard the humidity can be awful....... I want sunshine, warm and maybe a nice little breeze to keep temps down.....a girl can dream!!
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:09 PM   #22
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Hot Dog! The money we were expecting from a forgotten IRA (small but enough to cover our trip) got her in just over a week from when we requested it! So I can pay back my son for covering our plane tickets and then pay off the room/dining on Monday!!! Can't wait to say~~"we're paid in full"!!
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Laurie!!! So glad you will finally be going to WDW. You will have so much fun!

I went to the Food and Wine Festival with my sister in 2009 and we had a blast. so much to choose from. We watched Illuminations from the bridge near France and had a good view. Last year when I was there with DH we bought the package for the Candlelight Processional and got priority viewing near the entrance to World Showcase. That spot was awesome. Not sure if they have anything like that now.

Have a great time!
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Laurie!!! So glad you will finally be going to WDW. You will have so much fun!

I went to the Food and Wine Festival with my sister in 2009 and we had a blast. so much to choose from. We watched Illuminations from the bridge near France and had a good view. Last year when I was there with DH we bought the package for the Candlelight Processional and got priority viewing near the entrance to World Showcase. That spot was awesome. Not sure if they have anything like that now.

Have a great time!
Finding out that the F&W was going on was definitely a bonus for Mike. He's a bit of a foodie (and a really good cook!).......so I know he really wants to try new foods and this will give him that opportunity.

I thought I saw somewhere that you actually need a FP for Illuminations?? Is that right??

I'm about to call Disney & pay off our reservation!!
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I'm here! I am so excited for you. I can't wait for your trip. We are hoping to good in a few years when our niece is a little older because we will be taking her. So happy and excited for you.
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I'm here! I am so excited for you. I can't wait for your trip. We are hoping to good in a few years when our niece is a little older because we will be taking her. So happy and excited for you.
Thank You!! I feel weird not taking the kids but we no way could have afforded that.......it will interesting to check it out & hopefully down the road, we'll be able to take them!
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Update Time!!

I called and paid off our room/dining package!!!

I did our online check-in and requested the Home Run Section, ground floor at the AS-Sp resort.

I purchased our Photopass+.

Tomorrow I'll reimburse Derek's account for covering the plane tickets and room deposit last week.

Last thing to purchase is the Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party tickets but we're waiting for the October discounted party dates to be released to the Cast Members. Hopefully that's done soon, so we can get tickets for the 11th.

I was able to get a little earlier time for our Ohana dinner on the 10th. We're going at 9:15 instead of 9:55. I'm still watching it.....would like to get inside the 8pm hour if we can.



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Finding out that the F&W was going on was definitely a bonus for Mike. He's a bit of a foodie (and a really good cook!).......so I know he really wants to try new foods and this will give him that opportunity.

I thought I saw somewhere that you actually need a FP for Illuminations?? Is that right??

I'm about to call Disney & pay off our reservation!!
No FP needed for Illuminations. It's just like the fireworks, watch from wherever. Maybe they have them for priority viewing.

Hopefully someone else can answer that.

I made our reservations for DL next January, staying at the Paradise Pier. Airfare is just too expensive right now. Hopefully it will go down.

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No FP needed for Illuminations. It's just like the fireworks, watch from wherever. Maybe they have them for priority viewing.

Hopefully someone else can answer that.

I made our reservations for DL next January, staying at the Paradise Pier. Airfare is just too expensive right now. Hopefully it will go down.

YAY for Paradise Pier!!! I love that hotel, but sheesh......their prices are ridiculous! We stayed there last December but that was because we had Derek's CM discount......otherwise we would have been somewhere cheap......lol

Airfare is crazy.......it ran us just over $800 for round trip tickets for the 2 of us.......blech......most expensive thing we had to pay for!
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