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Old 02-04-2013, 12:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is not the room I paid for...'s way better.

We reserved a studio villa at the boardwalk. We're currently sitting in a 1 bedroom villa.


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My Previous TripsWDW - Contemporary 1987, Off-Property 1989, Off-Property 1994, Dixie Landings 1996, Swan Dec 1998, Off-Property 2001, Dolphin Mar 2012, Boardwalk Villas Feb 2013, Coronado Springs Sept 2014, Boardwalk Inn Sept 2014
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Good for you. Enjoy
Have A Disney Day!


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Old 02-04-2013, 01:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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An upgrade! Nice! Enjoy it!!!

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My Previous TripsWDW Trips: WDW June '88 (offsite), WDW April '90 (offsite - band trip!), WDW December '01 (SoG), WDW May '07 (POFQ), WDW May '09 (CSR), WDW May/June '11 (CBR), WDW June '13 (POR)
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:32 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Awesome! Have fun!

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Old 02-04-2013, 01:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Very nice! Congrats on the great upgrade!

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My Previous TripsChristmas 1971 first visit for our family, 1978 River Country and MK (honeymoon), March 1989 first WDW visit for my three sons, Jan. 1996 Poly, Jan. 2000 AS Sport and Disney Institute Bungalows ( now SSR), April 03 AKL, Aug. 04 Pop, April 05 AKL, Aug. 05 Pop and BC, April 06 WL, Sep. 06 POFQ, April 07 Poly, August 07 BWI, October 07 POR, Dec. 07 OKW. Feb. 08 CS, April 08 WLV, June 08 OKW and AKLV, Nov. 08 AKLV (solo trip!), Feb. 09 SSR, May 09 SSR (DoD tour - solo!), Oct. 09 BCV, Jan. 10 OKW for my birthday!, April 10 AKLV, Aug. 10 WLV, Dec, 10 WLV and ALKV., April 2011 POFQ, June 2011 AKLV Club level and Kidani Village, Nov 2011 OKW, June 2012 AKLV, Oct. 2012, CBR, April 2013, BWV, Oct. 2013 VWL, AKL Kidani Village May 2014, WL Aug. 2014, Art of Animation Oct. 2014, WLV Dec. 2014, OKW May 2015, BLT July 2015, AKL Kidani Oct. 2015
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Old 02-04-2013, 01:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
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That's awesome! Enjoy!
*o* Jenny *o*

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110 days, 7 hours, 5 minutes
My Previous TripsWDW FW July 1987, All Star Resort Nov 2000, BWV Oct 2001, BWV Oct 2002, OKW Feb 2003, OKW Oct 2003, BWV Apr 2004, BWV Nov 2004, OKW Oct 2005, CSR May 2006, OKW June 2007, SSR June 2008, BWV Jan 2011, BWV Dec 2011, BWV & AKV May 2013, OKW May 2014 DCL April 2012 DVC HHR May 2010 DVC Conciere Collection - Kapalua Bay Hotel Maui March 2002, March 2004 DVC RCI exchange Maui - Nov 2008
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:02 PM   #7 (permalink)
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WOW!!!! Lucky you ENJOY!
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:13 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Awesome! Have a magical time!
Im in a Disney state of mind
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For a Pixie Dust Sprinkled Trip!
My Countdown Counting down to: Food and Wine Fun!
My Previous TripsAKL/BWV/AKL/DCL (Nov 2014), BLT (May 2014), BLT/AKL (Dec 2013), AKV/DCL (Sept/Oct 2012), AKL (Jan 2011), AKL/BLT/DCL/BWV (Sept/Oct 2010), BLT (Sept. 2009), Boardwalk / AKL (April 26-May 10, 2009) May 1-WEDDING @ SBP!!!!, POP/AKL (SEPT 26-OCT 5, 2008), AS Movies/AKL (NOV 2003), CBR (NOV 2001), Disney Village Resort (NOV 1997) off-property (1987) Contemporary (1977)
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:31 PM   #9 (permalink)
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That's great!!!! Have a fantastic time!!!!
My Countdown Counting down to: Disneyland Christmas 2014
Woohoo Another Disney Trip!!!!
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:41 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Wow that a nice magical surprise!!
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:58 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Nice upgrade! Enjoy!

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We are here!
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:13 PM   #12 (permalink)
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How wonderful!

Enjoying a special birthday meal at Palo during our Alaskan cruise on the Wonder. The trip report for our visit to Boston and New England continues.

I'm Cheryl and I'm the author of PassPorter's Walt Disney World for British Holidaymakers and the co-author of PassPorter's Disney Vacation Club Guide I'm also one of the PassPorter guides for the Disney Vacation Club, Eateries, Globetrotting, Globetrotting Trip Reports, Disneyland Resort Paris and Disneyland Trip Reports forums.
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:26 PM   #13 (permalink)
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That's awesome! Enjoy your upgrade
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:33 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Congrats, love when that happens
My Countdown Counting down to: Disney World Family Vacation at Yacht Club
The boys are sooooo excited!!! Well, me too!
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:42 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Isnt it great to get a surprise like that, really makes the trip special from the start, have a wonderful vacation.
Love the Magic of Disney Thanks Dad for our first 5 trips.
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Its been awhile
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