beginning stages of planning...need some help

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beginning stages of planning...need some help
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Tue, 10-26-2010 - 10:26am

Planning on a trip in Oct of 2011....will be my daughters 6th birthday.

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Wed, 10-27-2010 - 1:53pm

There's also the family suites at All Star Music.

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Wed, 10-27-2010 - 8:39pm
Thank you so much!!! If you dont mind I have another question. Is CRT dinner with the princesses or is that just the breakfast? TIA
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Sun, 10-31-2010 - 7:47pm

It's a character meal, too.

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Mon, 01-31-2011 - 11:59pm

Way to go for planning so early! My family will be there that month as well! A fantastic time to visit! Over the past few months, reservations for Cinderella's Royal Table have been pretty easy to come by; even at the last minute. The menu is incredible, and being able to "dine inside Cinderella Castle" is a lot of fun. However, I think the down economy is what is keeping reservation times open and available. Meals at this restaurant are very, very expensive.

I recommend 1900 Park Fare for dinner - located at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. It is an all-you-can eat buffet (amazing selection), where Cinderella, Prince Charming, the Stepsisters and Lady Tremaine come right to your table and visit with you and your family. We recently ate there in December and loved it! It is also expensive (about $30 a person), but keep in mind that is $20 cheaper per person than Royal Table inside the MK. So if you are budget minded, you might consider this location instead. It is a lot of fun and the food is fantastic! We loved the strawberry soup!

Getting a suite or booking 2 rooms really depends on where you choose to stay. Some Disney Resorts offer suites, but most rooms accomodate 4 people per room. So it all depends on your choice. It really all comes down to budget. Of the moderately priced Disney Resorts, Coronado Springs is a great option. To be close to the MK, you'll have to pay for a Deluxe Disney Resort, which will cost you anywhere from $300 a night on up. Any of those resorts are great and it is nice to be walking distance to the monorial from your hotel.

If you are interested in staying off property, I highly recommend Fantasy World Vacation Villas on Hwy 192. They are 2-story vacation villas with a full kitchen and washer and dryer inside each unit. We stay there often. They recently did major rennovations and offer transportation to the parks and great discounts on Fantasy Surf in Kissimmee and other nearby attractions and restaurants.

Have a fantastic vacation!

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Fri, 02-04-2011 - 3:57pm
Thank you so much for the info!!! Definitely going to book 1900 Park Fare! We do the Disney Dining and plan on using the 2 table services for the Royal Table. I think I am more excited then the kids...lol
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Sat, 02-05-2011 - 9:36pm
Oh you're very welcome! Anytime! I know how you feel. When we are planning for a trip, I can't help but think of that Disney commercial where the little boy says, "I'm too excited to sleep!" :) Have a great trip and please feel free to ask any other questions! My husband and I are both former Caster Members and plan vacations for families all the time! :)
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