I’m off for a trip to the World I had been thinking about for a few weeks, but only booked last week. My Birthday Disney Fantasy 7-day eastern Caribbean Cruise in concierge for May was just canceled, my April trip for Star Wars Race Weekend (both 2020 and 2021, now that I think about it) was canceled, and my thought to wait until I got the coronavirus vaccination collided with the slow roll-out in my state (though my DH just got his appointment scheduled so that helps me feel good about this, it turns out).
So, despite me deciding after my December 2020 trip with DD22 that I would not visit Disney World again until after COVID, it turns out that I am officially declaring that an UnDecision to go along with my UnBirthday, UnCruise, unRunDisney trip.
I had been stalking the DVC site, with the intention to pare down my December 2021 reservations to free up enough points for a March trip. I have not stayed in my home resort AKL Jambo since last February 2020 for the Princess Race Weekend, and so ache to stay there. At the time I booked, I could only get 3 nights in a Savanna view studio, so I booked the 1st night in a BWV Boardwalk view studio, and 2 nights in a Polynesian Lake view studio – I am SO excited to stay at the Poly which I’ve never done and of course dreamed of since childhood when I first set eyes on it.
My Annual Pass was extended through the end of March, I think my Tables in Wonderland card is also good through this month, I had enough credits on Southwest from canceled flights to cover the ticket, and I’ve got a refund coming on my Disney Visa card from the cruise deposit, so all of my food and shopping should be covered. Not to mention a bunch of Disney Visa rewards from all the Christmas shopping DD and I did in December.
So this is another kind of unusual Disney trip: an UnCostly one (or so I convinced DH to get him to smile when I asked him if he minded that I do it).
I’m packed, checked in on Southwest, DH will drive me to the airport for my 8am flight (see, no cost?!), and have just 2 more work meetings by Zoom this afternoon. I’ve got a few ADRs but may just dine mostly at the food booths at Flower and Garden, we’ll see! I have a list of the food booths I will not miss, some ideas for gifts and purchases, some favorite things to see and do, but not much of a plan besides that.
So I have no idea what kind of a trip report this will be, but it probably will be full of surprises