Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Blogging from A to Z April Challenge 2016 - Letter E

Disney World Vacation:
  Planning, Prepping, Packing and Postponing a trip of a lifetime and things I learned along the way.

Excursion:We went to Journeys Unlimited on Oct. 21, 2015 to make our reservations. The travel agent was very helpful and listened to our ideas. Alison wanted 6 days, flying out from Buffalo on a Wednesday morning and coming home on the following Monday night. We needed to babysit for Nicholas on Tuesdays so our time was fixed. Alison was worried about how much we could jam in on our first and last day!??!

We had decided on moderate priced accommodations, after all, how long would we actually be in the room each day. Alison and the agent, Debbie, began to talk about how we would be up at the crack of Dawn and getting to the parks early to beat the crowds and then staying in the parks each evening to see the shows and all the fireworks (we would??).  They talked about Fast Passes+ for scheduling all the attractions and Magic bands and Food Plans, and creating a chart to keep track  of all the times.

It began to dawn on me that I wasn't going on a leisurely vacation to see a few beloved characters and read a book by the pool. No, my sister was taking (dragging) me on a life-changing excursion to jungles and fairy castles and future worlds, Oh my...


JoJo said...

No when you are at Disney, it's go-go-go. My husband is dying to take me. He's an 'expert', having been about 20 times in his life.

Heather M. Gardner said...

No rest for the wicked!

Heather M. Gardner / @hmgardner
Co-Host, Blogging from A to Z April Challenge
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