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Originally Posted by OB1LukeLucas View Post
Book it, book it!
I would force Marie to drink your share too...
Ok my sensible head would say you have already done it so unless it was really worth it I wouldnt do it again...
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Last time was during Irma and I dont think it was really required as the parks were so quiet. I feel like this time theyll be really busy so maybe more worth it.
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Well now Im torn. The Star Wars Dessert Party dates have now been extended having originally stopped at the 24th August. We enjoyed it last time but we had a better budget that year! Its $79 each and as I dont drink I dont get the same value as Marie does 😜. Decisions decisions!
I think that if you want a decent view of the fireworks without having to stake out a spot earlier than ever before you should book it.

My view is that anything spent before the actual trip can be written off a a non-holiday expense
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I think that if you want a decent view of the fireworks without having to stake out a spot earlier than ever before you should book it.

My view is that anything spent before the actual trip can be written off a a non-holiday expense
True. And Ive just checked my payslip and this months wage is slightly higher than I expected . Wouldnt want that to go to waste!
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It sounds like your plans are coming along really well, I can't believe it's less than three weeks until you fly.

For my twopenneth I think I'd book the dessert party. We've never done one as I sort of resent paying for extra food with the DDP as that's always way too much and so the idea of paying for extra doesn't appeal. Plus, like you, the kids wouldn't get the benefit of the alcohol, so that seems a waste of money.

But as you're sticking with the QSDP this trip I think the evening will be a whole lot nicer with the dessert party. The unknown crowd levels would worry me. I really enjoyed the Star Wars fireworks this trip, I felt like it had been updated since last year, but perhaps I'm just not remembering it very well. The projections were great and there were three different projections going on at the same time, with one on the left, one in the middle and one on the right of the Chinese Theatre. So, I really feel the show is worth seeing and if the dessert party viewing area gives a good view of the theatre you're on to a winner.
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It sounds like your plans are coming along really well, I can't believe it's less than three weeks until you fly.

For my twopenneth I think I'd book the dessert party. We've never done one as I sort of resent paying for extra food with the DDP as that's always way too much and so the idea of paying for extra doesn't appeal. Plus, like you, the kids wouldn't get the benefit of the alcohol, so that seems a waste of money.

But as you're sticking with the QSDP this trip I think the evening will be a whole lot nicer with the dessert party. The unknown crowd levels would worry me. I really enjoyed the Star Wars fireworks this trip, I felt like it had been updated since last year, but perhaps I'm just not remembering it very well. The projections were great and there were three different projections going on at the same time, with one on the left, one in the middle and one on the right of the Chinese Theatre. So, I really feel the show is worth seeing and if the dessert party viewing area gives a good view of the theatre you're on to a winner.
Ive gone ahead and booked it . Its on my birthday so I can pretend its for that.

Cant believe youre back already! I can see that you had a great trip so no need to ask .
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Aw I'm glad you booked!

When I noticed dates were available yesterday I have to admit I was tempted as it's the first time we've been to HS and the timings for Star Wars and Fantasmic! haven't clashed.
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Aw I'm glad you booked!

When I noticed dates were available yesterday I have to admit I was tempted as it's the first time we've been to HS and the timings for Star Wars and Fantasmic! haven't clashed.
The dessert party starts at 8.30pm so I suppose it would depend if you were bothered about checking in a bit late. You could technically see both in one night. I think well do Fantasmic a different night though and Ive cancelled Mama Melrose.
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Lisa, you go this month!
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