Many families use this week to begin planning their 2013 Walt Disney World vacations. We’ve assembled some of our own Erin Foster’s most popular blog posts into a step by step list to get started.
1 – Trip Planning 101: Deciding When to Visit Walt Disney World
The first choice most families have to make is “When?” Erin has a simple system for narrowing down your options. It also works great for scheduling any kind of vacation!
2 – Trip Planning 101: How Long Should We Stay at Walt Disney World?
Explains how much time to budget, considering everything from budget and vacation time available, to stamina and non-park activities.
3 – Trip Planning 101: Budgeting for Your Trip to Walt Disney World
Includes a handy set of worksheets to use when trying to figure out how much your trip will cost.
4 – Value, Moderate, Deluxe, Villa: What’s the Difference Between Disney World Resort Categories?
A handy primer on the different kinds of lodging at Walt Disney World
5 – Deciding Where To Stay At Walt Disney World, Number Crunching Part 1: Getting the Most Sleep Surfaces Per Dollar
If you’ve got a large family, getting the most beds at the cheapest price can be important. Erin’s got some tips on how to maximize your lodging dollar.
7 – Deciding Where To Stay At Walt Disney World: It’s All About the Bathroom
For some people, bathrooms are the most important part of the hotel room. Learn the ins and outs of WDW bathrooms.
8 – The Art of the Disney World Room Request
Once you’ve settled on a resort, learn the tricks the pros use to get the perfect room.
And a bonus:
11 – Trip Planning 101: Disney Dining
A reference on the restaurants and dining options available on your trip.
Let us know if there’s anything else you’d like to see. Happy planning!