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What would you spend $250 on?

If you got an unexpected VISA gift card for $250, and decided to spend it all at Disney, what would you buy?

Would you go for 1-2 expensive art or collector items, a series of mid-range ($25-$40) items, or lots and lots of little things, like pins and such? Or mix it all up?

Since we do not have the dining plan this trip, I thought about a super-nice restaurant meal, but since we are only there for a few days, I don't want to spend that kind of time sit-down eating vs. seeing all the holiday decor.

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I wouldn't get a chance to spend it. Mrs T would do that before I'd even thought about what to do.

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there's a painting i have had my eye on for a few years, i'd finally buy it

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Probably a painting. We love Disney art!

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I'd probably just spend it on defraying other costs of the trip, BUT if I had to spend it on something fun, there are some paintings I would definitely take a look at.

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Id get as far as Japan (via the UK) and Id be broke..

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This time of year? Christmas shopping! Smile

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Nachos.

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LifeIsForLiving wrote:
Nachos.


Well...if truth be told...I started to say Margaritas at the Cava de la Tequila...or Pomegranite Kirs in France Smile

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On my last trip to WDW I had a bunch of Disney Visa Rewards points that I needed to spend before they expired.

I asked a cast member what I should do, and she said to either buy gift cards with them (which never expire, giving me more time to decide how to spend the money) or put the money toward a new annual pass. I thought the annual pass was a great idea, and did that.

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A cool art piece would be good! On our honeymoon we wanted to buy something special so we bought a small piece of art work and I love it..

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I like the idea of putting it towards an Annual Pass!

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I am changing my answer! I would head over to the Bull and Bear Steakhouse! It looks amazing

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2010/11/17/review-bull-and-bear-steakhouse-at-waldorf-astoria-orlando/

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Nice!

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caitiesus wrote:
I am changing my answer! I would head over to the Bull and Bear Steakhouse! It looks amazing

[url=http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2010/11/17/review-bull-and-bear-steakhouse-at-waldorf-astoria-orlando/

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oh oh oh!! If you pull up the menu and look for the rack of colorado lamb..OURAY COLORADO! Thats about a 45 minute drive from here!

Here is the sleepy town of Ouray:

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PsychoAlice wrote:
caitiesus wrote:
I am changing my answer! I would head over to the Bull and Bear Steakhouse! It looks amazing

[url=http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2010/11/17/review-bull-and-bear-steakhouse-at-waldorf-astoria-orlando/

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2010/11/17/review-bull-and-bear-steakhouse-at-waldorf-astoria-orlando/[/quote[/url]]

oh oh oh!! If you pull up the menu and look for the rack of colorado lamb..OURAY COLORADO! Thats about a 45 minute drive from here!

Here is the sleepy town of Ouray:

So pretty!!!!

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caitiesus wrote:
I am changing my answer! I would head over to the Bull and Bear Steakhouse! It looks amazing

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2010/11/17/review-bull-and-bear-steakhouse-at-waldorf-astoria-orlando/

Insert emoticon with jaw hitting the floor here.

Oh, my, goodness. That place looks AMAZING!

I change my answer too..Bella would hire a baby sitter and go THERE.

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Holy Mac and Cheese! Looks great. I wonder how much the rooms are at the Waldorf Astoria in Orlando.

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This is what came back per night when I inquired about a 12/3 - 12/5 stay. Why, yes, I'll take the King Suite with the Disney View, please!

BEST AVAILABLE RATE

299.00 USD
- DELUXE KING

1,500.00 USD
- LUXURY SUITE

489.00 USD
- DELUXE KING SUITE WITH BALCONY

489.00 USD
- DELUXE KING SUITE WITH BALCONY DISNEY VIEW

2,200.00 USD
- WALDORF KING SUITE WITH DISNEY VIEW

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JeffC wrote:
This is what came back per night when I inquired about a 12/3 - 12/5 stay. Why, yes, I'll take the King Suite with the Disney View, please!

BEST AVAILABLE RATE

299.00 USD
- DELUXE KING

1,500.00 USD
- LUXURY SUITE

489.00 USD
- DELUXE KING SUITE WITH BALCONY

489.00 USD
- DELUXE KING SUITE WITH BALCONY DISNEY VIEW

2,200.00 USD
- WALDORF KING SUITE WITH DISNEY VIEW

Well now I know the first thing I am doing once I win the lottery! laugh

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JeffC wrote:
This is what came back per night when I inquired about a 12/3 - 12/5 stay. Why, yes, I'll take the King Suite with the Disney View, please!

BEST AVAILABLE RATE

299.00 USD
- DELUXE KING

1,500.00 USD
- LUXURY SUITE

489.00 USD
- DELUXE KING SUITE WITH BALCONY

489.00 USD
- DELUXE KING SUITE WITH BALCONY DISNEY VIEW

2,200.00 USD
- WALDORF KING SUITE WITH DISNEY VIEW

Seriously, though, if the deluxe king at the waldorf astoria is CHEAPER than most WDW deluxe resort STANDARD rooms, I wonder how much the NON-deluxe rooms at the Waldorf cost. Seems like it could be a pretty good deal!

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Bella wrote:
caitiesus wrote:
I am changing my answer! I would head over to the Bull and Bear Steakhouse! It looks amazing

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2010/11/17/review-bull-and-bear-steakhouse-at-waldorf-astoria-orlando/

Insert emoticon with jaw hitting the floor here.

Oh, my, goodness. That place looks AMAZING!

I change my answer too..Bella would hire a baby sitter and go THERE.



Would Bella allow Lizzy to get a sitter and tag along as well? Truth be told...sunshine and beaches do get a little tiresome from time to time...

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bali wrote:
JeffC wrote:
This is what came back per night when I inquired about a 12/3 - 12/5 stay. Why, yes, I'll take the King Suite with the Disney View, please!

BEST AVAILABLE RATE

299.00 USD
- DELUXE KING

1,500.00 USD
- LUXURY SUITE

489.00 USD
- DELUXE KING SUITE WITH BALCONY

489.00 USD
- DELUXE KING SUITE WITH BALCONY DISNEY VIEW

2,200.00 USD
- WALDORF KING SUITE WITH DISNEY VIEW

Seriously, though, if the deluxe king at the waldorf astoria is CHEAPER than most WDW deluxe resort STANDARD rooms, I wonder how much the NON-deluxe rooms at the Waldorf cost. Seems like it could be a pretty good deal!

That's what I was wondering...$299 seems fairly reasonable for the flipping Waldorf.

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Lizzy_B wrote:
Bella wrote:
caitiesus wrote:
I am changing my answer! I would head over to the Bull and Bear Steakhouse! It looks amazing

http://www.disneyfoodblog.com/2010/11/17/review-bull-and-bear-steakhouse-at-waldorf-astoria-orlando/

Insert emoticon with jaw hitting the floor here.

Oh, my, goodness. That place looks AMAZING!

I change my answer too..Bella would hire a baby sitter and go THERE.



Would Bella allow Lizzy to get a sitter and tag along as well? Truth be told...sunshine and beaches do get a little tiresome from time to time...

Sure come along..and not only are we staying at the Waldorf but the Fairy Godmother has volunteered to watch both our little nuggets...and clean our houses.

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I saw $199 for a room there once which is really reasonable. Plus I was told you often get upgraded to the suites if they're empty. Plus they do service even better than Disney. If only you could walk to Epcot!

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It would go towards pins and beverages in the world showcase.
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SARATOGA SPRINGS SPA!!!

I'd get a swedish massage, or put the money towards a couples relaxation package!

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I've always wanted to buy the poster's from the poster shop of each land (fantasyland, tomorrowland, etc.) and have the framed and placed around my basement so I could always feel like I was there! Also, toss in a Country Bears and Haunted Mansion Poster and I'd be happy!

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Oh I just re-read this thread...oh the Waldorf! And my dreams of lounging around on the couches in the lobby in my Waldorf robe just so everyone knows..yes..I am indeed staying here.

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JeffC wrote:
If you got an unexpected VISA gift card for $250, and decided to spend it all at Disney, what would you buy?

Right now, I would use it to do some table service while I'm in Disneyland next month. However in most cases, it would be a new Disney Dooney bag. LOL!

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Kristen K. wrote:
JeffC wrote:
If you got an unexpected VISA gift card for $250, and decided to spend it all at Disney, what would you buy?

Right now, I would use it to do some table service while I'm in Disneyland next month. However in most cases, it would be a new Disney Dooney bag. LOL!

I think I'd do a Dooney bag also! Or maybe a bunch of stuff for my kitchen!