Ollie's Pre-trip report

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Ollie's Pre-trip report

yay Christmas in Disney World yay

We are flying out of Seattle on Christmas Eve and will arrive in Orlando Christmas Morning!!!! Yes, it is a red-eye, but we were able to use our miles and get an upgrade to 1st class. WooHoo!!

mickey We have a town car reserved for the ride to AKL - and our Arusha Savannah view room!!

Once we get to AKL, the first thing we have planned is breakfast at Boma right after we check in. It will be quite early, so after our cross-country flight, a great and special breakfast to start our holiday will be awesome. A Very Merry Christmas to us!!!

We plan on relaxing at the resort that morning; hopefully we will have a room to get into fairly quickly! If not, we'll figure out something to do!! We aren't worried 'cause we'll be in DISNEY WORLD at CHRISTMAS!!! We have a Christmas dinner ADR at Wolfgang Puck Dining Room, so will probably head out to DTD early, maybe do some shopping. Mostly soaking up the holiday decor and the Christmas Season!

Our plan for the 26th is really low-key. Will let our energy level dictate our day. We have an ADR at Jiko for dinner, so if we want to be resort slugs all day, we can!! This is a late EMH at HS, and we might venture out to enjoy The Hat at night! Maybe! wink

The 27th will be a park hopping day, ending up at Epcot for Candlelight Processional - dinner package at Tutto Italia. Amy Grant is the Narrator this night and Kim is excited to see her. She has been an Amy Grant fan since forever. This is a great show and we are happy to see it again! This is also a late night at Epcot. If we have the energy, we can hang around the world showcase until 1:30am!! biggrin

For December 28, we will tool around parks or resorts or both, heading to Narcoossee's for a dinner ADR. This is is an MK late night (2:00am), so we will be trying to close it down!! If not this night, then maybe the next night!!

On the 29th. . . Same flexible plan. awesome Will keep close watch on crowd levels and let that guide our day. We have an ADR at California Grill for dinner, so spending a late night at MK this night is an option. Maybe . . . Or maybe HS; it is a late EMH night there, too.

The 30th - This is our special dinner night - the Queen's room at Victoria & Albert's. I have feeling that we will be sleeping in today and waking up to lounge on the balcony with the animals. Of course we will probably do this EVERY morning to some degree!! laugh

Our last day is New Year's Eve. I am hoping to get us up and out ONE morning to see the rope drop at MK - in JeffC's honor! cool This will be the last chance. . . But I'm sure we'll get there! We'll go with the flow again, resorts, parks, DTD . . . And end the day at Artist Point for dinner. We have our choice of late parks this night, and will ring in the new year wherever there is room for us!
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Our flight leaves early on New Year's Day, and we'll be winging our way home, missing the Magic, and the bowl games . . . laugh

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That sounds so wonderful, Ollie. I am excited to hear about the crowd levels during that week. Regardless, what an awesome time to be in the World. mickey

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Sounds like a great itinerary Ollie, have fun!

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Sounds like fun! Have a great time!! mickey

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What a magical trip. I can't wait to hear all about it - Christmas at WDW is my dream trip.

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I see a lot of cheese plates in your future! Great ADRs! Have a blast!

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Yay Ollie!!!! Great plan. I remember doing the red-eye from Seattle to NYC once a month for six months. I'd eat dinner in the airport, have a couple glasses of red on the plane, and wake up on the east coast. You guys will be fresh as daisies.

NHshorty and I had her birthday dinner at Artist Point a few years back. It was almost as good as the Cali. The quadruple play of Italy, V&A, Cali Grill and Artist Point will truly be Killer-B. Pictures, we want lots of pictures!

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Yay Ollie and Kim!!! Your plans sound great - especially the rope drop plan! Hope you can make it yay

Eeeeeeee! Soon close!!!!!

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Kris1971 wrote:
I see a lot of cheese plates in your future! Great ADRs! Have a blast!

Don't you know it!!! muchlove

BuffaloBill wrote:
Yay Ollie!!!! Great plan. I remember doing the red-eye from Seattle to NYC once a month for six months. I'd eat dinner in the airport, have a couple glasses of red on the plane, and wake up on the east coast. You guys will be fresh as daisies.

NHshorty and I had her birthday dinner at Artist Point a few years back. It was almost as good as the Cali. The quadruple play of Italy, V&A, Cali Grill and Artist Point will truly be Killer-B. Pictures, we want lots of pictures!

I think that s a great flight plan!
And OK OK OK!! Pictures you shall have! silly

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Yay Ollie and Kim!!! Your plans sound great - especially the rope drop plan! Hope you can make it yay

Eeeeeeee! Soon close!!!!!

I just can't hardly even think about it without getting that crazy frenzy feeling. . . You all know that feeling, right? It's like this. . . .

yeah yeah gaah yeah yeah

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Rope drop....I tried but did not make it. I saw the opening fireworks from the ferry on the lagoon! So JEFF, what time must I be outside the gate to see a rope drop? How long before the park opens?

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Wow Ollie what a great plan. Can't wait to see pictures and your report. mickey

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Kris said it first but ill say it again. "Cheese plates!"
Have a ball Ollie & Kim.

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mrhub wrote:
Kris said it first but ill say it again. "Cheese plates!"
Have a ball Ollie & Kim.

Cheese!!!! biggrin

I'll think of all you cheese heads fondly!!!

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I loved your last trip report so can't wait to read this one

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Your plan sounds absolutely relaxed and delicious! I can't wait to hear all about it! muchlove