“How much money should we save before even booking a trip to Disney?”
If you are looking just at what the trip costs and not at options such as financing, you might be surprised at how affordable a trip can be!
For the sake of discussion*, I’m going to send you on a five night, six day dream vacation!
*for the sake of discussion….in other words, pay your own way, sister!
Prices are based on two adults and two children since any child under the age of 3 is free, free, free!
Transportation: Purchasing four tickets and holding your little babe on your lap will cost you about $900 with fun Gotta Get Away airfares currently available. Don’t mind the 10 hour drive? You’re looking at about $150 in gas.
Free Dining: If money is a concern – and let’s face it…it always is – then take advantage of special offers from Disney when planning your vacation. Travel during the value season and visit when Free Dining is offered! Get a hotel room with a fridge, take some breakfast items and snacks, and never have to pay for park food!
- Value package: Your family can stay for five nights, play in the parks for six days, and eat for free for $1351.86
- Moderate package: Want all of this fun plus a fun-themed moderate hotel room with a little more space to spread out? Your price is $1726.66
- Deluxe package: If the affordability of a Disney vacation has inspired you to splurge on an amazing stay at a Deluxe resort, you’re going to need $2238.56
- Total Cost: If you drive to Orlando, buy some snacks and breakfast items, stay at the All Star Music Resort, and purchase 6 days of tickets, your family can visit WDW during the week of Sept. 14th for….
$1550! A week of fun for a family of five for just over $1500 – more or less than you thought?
Do you have some Disney money saving tips? Share them in the comments!