Save time, money, and headaches by being prepared and avoiding theme park prices
It stinks to go on vacation and either A) pay three times more for something than you would at home, or B) not be able to find what you need at your resort or destination.
It’s no secret that Disney World costs a lot of money. Just because the tickets cover your admission to the parks, don’t think that Disney doesn’t find more ways to get your money after you’re there. Here are some top items you can buy before you leave that will save you both time and money!
1) Princess Dresses – If you have a child less than 12 years old, then you will be SORRY if you don’t buy one or two princess dresses in advance. It seems like every other little girl at Disney World is wearing one and Disney cast members make a big deal to the girls who have them on. You can expect to pay $20-30 on Amazon and $40 -$60 in the park!
2) Ponchos – It rains in Florida – a lot! Don’t get caught in a park and needing to buy a Disney World poncho. It isn’t really a great souvenir – you’ll probably end up throwing it away. Instead, buy a multipack of ponchos before you leave home and throw them away after they get soaked.
3) Sunscreen – Just like you can count on rain, you can also count on sun – they don’t call Florida the Sunshine State for nothing. I suggest individual pouches of sunscreen. Use one or two for the whole family and throw it away – don’t carry around a bulky bottle of lotion all day. In addition, don’t forget about lip protectant.
4) Breakfast – You can save a lot of money and time if you eat breakfast in your hotel room before you head out the door. I suggest something easy like belVita breakfast biscuits. Make a compromise – for every two or three mornings you eat in the room, take one morning to splurge and spend money on a hot breakfast.
5) Guide Books – You actually won’t have many guide book options when you get to Disney World. If you want objective books to help you plan your trip and navigate your days, buy those in advance!
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