one of you just paid $2500 for WDW tickets and lodging..
But this doesn't cover your food, travel expenses, any sort of buying to, from and in the parks, or any sort of OUTSIDE expenses.. like a different theme park or what not,, Nasa or a day and night on the beach....
$2500 just as a BASE.. your final figures have to be close to $3000 minimum if not much higher..
$3000 for your stay at Disney.. this isn't the WALDORF ASTORIA.. this is ORLANDO... where its getting to be tough just going downtown..
Others mentioned $1500.. think about that.. thats lodging and Tickets only for a family of 4.. how much do you spend on food per day? toys and trinkets PER DAY?
again your final figure is far from $1500.. completely different..
and if you are covering all the costs, ,meaning that no one else is kicking in, how does that affect your family budget the rest of the year..
if you are making $40,000 per year, can you afford 8 or 9% of your income on just DISNEY?
and $40000 above the average family income in this country.. most have about $35-37000 per year...
these are real numbers folks..
and Disney is not looking at people who make this type of money any more.. its for all those who make more then $40000 per year.. in fact WDW is really looking at those who make $50,000 per year.. and some of those people spent 10% of their wages at WDW per year. .
and its very easy to give WDW $5000. very easy and you won't be staying at the prime stuff either..
WDW is like going to Las Vegas.. except you have NO chance of getting your money back..
Very true, that $5000 on a premium pkg at a GF suite is easily $10-12K.
People are spending money. Anybody notice that base rates at Value and Moderate have remained almost unchanged for over a decade? That's a decade. Not to many things don't change prices for a decade. WDW 1 day tix have doubled. So, maybe a WDW trip isn't that bad after all.