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If you are going to go to Universal I REALLY suggest buying the tickets (or at least putting a deposit down for them) before the end of July

BIG price jump for 2019 coming on the 1st August!!
 

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Just put £20 deposit down with https://www.orlando-ticket-deals.co.uk for 3-Park 14 day Universal Tickets

  • Placed on25/07/2018 - 18:56
  • Total price £464.00
  • Paid £20.00
  • Remaining £444.00
Woop
 

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May have just paid for FASTPASS Security at Manchster Airport .... 13 months out lol
 

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Made our last payment this week...holiday and tickets all paid for, now just need to save some serious spending money! I am seriously excited!
 
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Made our last payment this week...holiday and tickets all paid for, now just need to save some serious spending money! I am seriously excited!
woohooo which theme park tickets have you gone for?
 

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woohooo which theme park tickets have you gone for?
All the Disney parks, universal and legoland. We’re also going to the Kennedy space centre. How much spending money do you think were likely to need?
 

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All the Disney parks, universal and legoland. We’re also going to the Kennedy space centre. How much spending money do you think were likely to need?
Ok so when we went last year as 3 adults and stayed where you stayed and went to where you are going I took £1000 spending.

That free breakfast at the comfort suites saves you a bloody fortune!!
 

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Make sure when you are over there IN UNDER 4 MONTHS TIME!! that you go to Typoon Lagoon and get one of these bad boys



(i couldn't finish it!)
 

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All the Disney parks, universal and legoland. We’re also going to the Kennedy space centre. How much spending money do you think were likely to need?
Quick service Theme park food average $15 per adult meal and $8 per child plus sales tax(I think sales tax is 6%). No idea about eating outside of theme parks. Merchandise is expensive, however, you can pick up stuff cheaper at Orlando Premium Outlets as Disney and Universal have stores there.

One tip, which is not for everyone is I also pack a few Disney bits from Primark, pound shop etc to give to the kids as new while there. Things like Minnie mouse ears you can get for £3 from Primark($25 at Disney), colouring stuff from the pound shop, Primark even have Mickey cuddle toys which are much cheaper than Disney world ones. They still get $100 to spend but that doesn't go far.
 

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Quick service Theme park food average $15 per adult meal and $8 per child plus sales tax(I think sales tax is 6%). No idea about eating outside of theme parks. Merchandise is expensive, however, you can pick up stuff cheaper at Orlando Premium Outlets as Disney and Universal have stores there.

One tip, which is not for everyone is I also pack a few Disney bits from Primark, pound shop etc to give to the kids as new while there. Things like Minnie mouse ears you can get for £3 from Primark($25 at Disney), colouring stuff from the pound shop, Primark even have Mickey cuddle toys which are much cheaper than Disney world ones. They still get $100 to spend but that doesn't go far.
do people not like spending the $25 because they want to feel they got something with a DisneyParks label on it instead of Primark
 

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We've just been gifted some Thomas Cook vouchers so going to use them as a deposit for a holiday to Florida. Any recommendations? Where is best to stay? Shall we book park tickets with the holiday or buy them separately?When's the best time to visit?
I can only speak for myself but.. if i was going florida, i'd pay like to my respects to xxxtentacion at his gravesite.
 

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do people not like spending the $25 because they want to feel they got something with a DisneyParks label on it instead of Primark

Some people will, as I said not a tip for everyone. I have 3 children though so it helps make spending money go further. They still have spending money for the parks anyway.
 

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Some people will, as I said not a tip for everyone. I have 3 children though so it helps make spending money go further. They still have spending money for the parks anyway.
Ah yeah with kids I get ya. They won’t notice the difference anyway!!
 

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Well that’s next years flights booked. They have been pretty high from Manchester > Orlando return on our dates next November however tonight had dropped to £430 each so I jumped the gun and booked at that price

I just need to not look st the virgin Atlantic website now for the next few months lol
 
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Just booked our car hire for this year via http://www.discountfloridacarhire.co.uk

Amazing prices at the moment and they have 'book now pay later / installments' which is what I love!!
Just in case anyone decides to use the above for car hire I noticed the price had gone down last night and emailed them and within 15 minutes they had price matched ;)
 

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Not long left now @maisiemog

Will be fast pass booking day before you know it!!
 

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Not long left now @maisiemog

Will be fast pass booking day before you know it!!
Counting down! Hoping for a profitable cheltenham now to boost the spending money pot. Florida is not a cheap holiday as I am learning! Might stick to something a little closer to home next year!
 

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