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if you were going to disney in florida with 4 children one is only 2 and your hubby but you have a place to stay being that your not staying in a hotel how much would you put aside oh were coming from ny..

and were staying for 2 weeks

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:09 PM on Feb. 26, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • i would put close to 3000 aside.. thats counting fuel and food. Sounds like it would be a fun trip especially since you will have somewhere to stay too!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:20 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • First make sure you're a aaa member in case you have car trouble or an auto club member from your insurance co.

    aaa can write you out a trip tix map with locations of your hotels too.

    Fairfield Inns. and Hampton Inns some that we've used on travel up and down the east coast. I've bought batches of lunchables and paks of water bottles as drinks (water doesn't stain if spilled!!!) and kept them in a cooler for hunger pangs.

    Whatever hotels you stay in try hard to stay where breakfast is free no matter if its a continental breakfast or full breakfast, in some hotels thosekinds of breakfasts are free.

    And in some hotels (Marriotts) On Mondays through Thursday nights on all of those nights theyhave freedinners with specific menus ... sometimes hot dogs hamburgers sometimes chicken or meatloaf, we've also had tacos free in Marriotts.

    You can take those back to your room you don't have to eat in dining room. Or ordr pizas.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:21 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • you do or don't have a place to stay down there and back, and while there? If you have aaa show the card everwhere you go, for discounts also to get in at disney.

    For ease in your trip, dress each kid in the same color of bright shirt no matter cause it sure is crowded there.

    I'd figure a hundred dollars a day for emergency food in case you pack your own and kids don't like. That can include two or three tanks of gas per week too.

    Hotels can cost up to 150 dollars a night if you ask for a fridge in your room or microwave and a crib it could come to a bit more or less.

    You can use a credit card for everything or get american express traveler's checks.

    Ohconfirm confirm keep confirming your hotel reservations and your specific needs of floors, room specifics before you arrive.

    And be mindful of time to cancel by enroute to Disney and return back home. Marriot rarely has a room charged until after 3 or 4
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:34 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • hey anon 428 you right I am confused about that as you can see. op if you're not staying in a hotel, maybe a camper? with relatives? with relatives sure would be less expensive!!! Wish we were that lucky when we went, if that's where you're staying.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:36 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

  • Make yourself a budget.
    FOOD-The average meal at Disney is about $7-10 per person, kids about $5-$7. If you bring snacks with you & make sandwiches before you come it will be much cheaper. If you are staying somewhere with a fridge I would recommend buying a case of water & some groceries when you get there. Buy stuff for sandwiches, some fruit, cheese sticks, fruit snacks, whatever your kids like. If you go this way you will probably only need about $200 for food + whatever meals you eat out, probably about $45 per meal out.
    GAS- To and from Disney, to and from NY, Grocery store, trip to relatives, etc.
    SOUVENIRS- Set a firm budget for this, maybe a certain $ amount per child. It is VERY easy to go over budget on these.
    PARKING- Disney charges to park =/
    EMERGENCY- Make sure you have a credit card or a decent amount of money set aside in case of emergency (car troubles, injury, etc
    I hope you have a great trip!
    imamommmmyyy

    Answer by imamommmmyyy at 5:38 PM on Feb. 26, 2010

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