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Old 09-09-2018, 11:39 AM   #1
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Have you ever had a vacation or trip planned and the weather has either made you change your plans or cancel your plans?
Have you ever canceled a vacation at the last minute?
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Old 09-09-2018, 11:46 AM   #2
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A couple of years ago, we got delayed a day going to WDW during our fall break due to Hurricane Matthew. WDW cancelled our first night’s stay, and we drove on down early the following day. Everything was fine in Orlando, and we missed all the traffic going in, because so many people were evacuating going north.
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Old 09-09-2018, 12:07 PM   #3
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I never did...but my Birthday Vacation in May of this year, the weather was rainy for most of the vacation. It changed our plans as far as rides, but we still managed to have a Great time. It did not rain on my birthday and our last day in the parks was actually sunny.


Also I had a Disney vacation planned the last week of September, last year. I was very close to being worried about Hurricane Irma & Maria and whether I would have to change the dates. But all was Great that week!
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Old 09-09-2018, 12:52 PM   #4
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Well yes I have! Refer to my post "Change of plans!" from 2 days ago.
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Old 09-09-2018, 12:56 PM   #5
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Last year the hurricane shuffled our September WDW trip, but we still had a good time albeit a little shorter than originally planned!
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Old 09-09-2018, 02:53 PM   #6
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Not yet! (knocking on wood)
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Old 09-09-2018, 03:56 PM   #7
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I don't think we have had to cancel a trip but we have returned home early from trips due to weather.
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Old 09-09-2018, 04:48 PM   #9
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We cancelled a trip to walk the Mackinaw Bridge one year because of rain but that is the only cancelled vacation.
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Old 09-09-2018, 05:30 PM   #10
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I've never had to change or cancel vacation plans! However, the weather changed flight plans for me one. Was suppose to change planes in Chicago, but got diverted to Columbus, Ohio and ended up having to spend the night in the airport.
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Fortunately, we've never had to cancel a vacation. We were at WDW when Hurricane Matthew came through and closed the park for a day and a half.
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Old 09-09-2018, 07:25 PM   #12
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A few years ago when we were still driving/taking the Auto Train, a hurricane was coming and the train cancelled on us forcing us to drive all the way home. I had contingency plans in case that ever happened but it just made for a long, tiring trip home.


As for cancelling a trip at the last minute, it wasn't weather related but way back in 1987, my grandfather died from a massive heart attack the day before we were to go to - of all places - Disney World. We were able to move the trip to August of that year.
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Old 09-10-2018, 07:05 AM   #13
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