Walt Disney World 2017 on a $2,500 Budget

Recently we did a podcast with 2017 pricing and looked at many different budgets. My budget was for $2,500.  The guidelines were that is must be for 3 nights and 3 day park tickets for a family of 2 adults, 2 children 10 and 5.

My trip was June 12-16, 2017 at Port Orleans French Quarter in a standard room with 5 day base tickets the total is $2440.70

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If we cheat a little bit and go over budget you can add Memory Maker and the grand total would be $2589.70

I wanted to also price out a similar vacation that included some type of dining plan.  Using the same dates of June 12-16 we move over to a value resort All Star Movies standard room.  For tickets we have the 3 day base tickets and the Quick Service Dining Plan the total is $2466.98.  Bringing this just under the budget!

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Of course these are priced out without any type of discount.  If a discount is available that will help you save some money as well.

What does $1500 get a family of 4 at Walt Disney World?

In a new series the Dole Whippies explore what’s available for families on different budgets at Walt Disney World. For our examples we’re going to explore families of 4 with two adults and two children between the ages of 3 and 9. All rates are also going to be “rack” which means during a time in which there are no discounts offered at Disney. As we all well know, those times are few and far between! If you choose to travel during a time that there are special offers at WDW you’ll be able to upgrade rooms, tickets or even earn a free dining plan for these same prices. As always, for guidance on which vacation options are best for you and your family feel free to email us or fill out the “Free Vacation Planning!” tab right here on our website. The assistance of one of the lovely travel agents working for Magical Moments Vacations doesn’t cost you a single penny on top of these prices!

Option Number 1

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Three days and two nights at Disney’s Pop Century Resort (value resort)

3 Day Base Tickets

$1,492.16

Option Number 2

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Three days and two nights at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort (moderate resort)

2 Day Park Hopper Tickets

$1449.84

Option Number 3

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Two days one night at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in a Garden Wing Garden View Room (deluxe resort)

2 Day Park Hopper Tickets

$1476.84

Which option would you choose? What other budgets would you like to see us explore (and yes, there will be a “fantasy” budget to conclude this series, for fun!)?