**January 2018 Check-in Thread**

Discussion in 'Disneyland (California)' started by gsrieff, Aug 5, 2017.

  1. scrapshappen

    scrapshappen DIS Veteran

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    A little more excited about the trip this week. We changed our hotel to Desert Inn and Suites just so we can be closer to the park for the inevitable melt downs that will come. Cuz they always do.
     
  2. hjgaus

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    We will be at VGC with a check in Jan. 18th and check out Jan. 20th
     
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  4. schmennifer

    schmennifer Earning My Ears

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    Can you tell me how much they're charging for the cakes? According to the cake thread on this forum, it's about $35 for a 6-inch round. But according to the Disneyland website, it's $60. Since that's a big difference, I'm wondering which one is accurate!
     
  5. JeffB13

    JeffB13 Earning My Ears

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    Jan 5th - 7th and staying at Hotel Indigo...
    3 days away!!!
    I grew up in SoCal so I went a lot as a kid, but now live in the Seattle area so haven't been in a few years. This will be my fiancée's first visit and we decided to make her first trip without kids. We're both super excited!!
     
  6. schmennifer

    schmennifer Earning My Ears

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    Answering my own question about the cakes, in case anyone else is interested. They are, indeed, $60 now. The CM on the phone said the prices all went up and the cakes are more elaborate. Guess I'll post this on the cake thread, too.
     
  7. geergirl

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    You're too fast for me. It was $60. I have no idea how elaborate it will be but considering I spent $60 (albeit CAD instead of USD) on the kids' cakes last year I'm not that bothered.
    What did you decide on for cake?
     
  8. schmennifer

    schmennifer Earning My Ears

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    I decided on a princess cake in chocolate with vanilla mousse filling. My four-year-old wanted a Belle cake, but they don't have a separate one for Belle or Beauty and the Beast anymore. Still looking forward to it!
     
  9. gsrieff

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    Headed up to the airport....see you tomorrow morning Disneyland!! :jumping1:
     
  10. JeffB13

    JeffB13 Earning My Ears

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    We head to the airport first thing in the morning!!! So excited!!
     
  11. aussiejen

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    I really wish now that i had kept this trip a surprise from my kids...That wouldve made it even more magical.

    I know how you feel so your not alone :sad2:.....Were coming from Australia where its summer here atm and really hot, i was hoping for a slightly cooler change over there. We dont normally pack much when we come over as we shop when we get there but we normally fly over April/May.
    I am so undecided what to pack or wear over there, the plane does get cool after a while so il wear pants over i suppose & pack a jacket.
     
  12. schmennifer

    schmennifer Earning My Ears

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    I know some people already know this, but you can get a fairly decent idea of the weather for the next month on Accuweather. Just go to the "Month" tab for the city you want. It gives you an estimate based on current observations, and also gives the historical averages. I always find it helpful when I'm planning to travel. Here's Anaheim.

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  13. Meriweather

    Meriweather Being a Nana is my superpower

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    Sunday is my day to leave.....long drive, but can't wait.
     
  14. Manatee

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    Stopping off 9th-11th for a quick couple of days in transit to Hawaii, looking forward to CA
     
  15. lalasmama

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    11 days to go! I'm currently banished to the couch with strict orders to rest and drink fluids while recovering from the flu. So, in the moments that I'm not asleep, I'm thinking about the trip! Gotta say, I'm thrilled and thankful that if I had to have the flu, I did it, 2 weeks before my trip, as opposed to coming down with it just before--or during!--the trip.
     
  16. jadelsp

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    My DH mom and son will be at the DLH the 9 to the 12 for my sons 7th birthday. We will be at the Great Wolf Lodge the 7th and 8th before we move to the DLH. So excited.
     
  17. BarbMike821

    BarbMike821 Painting the Roses Red

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    Two weeks from today we'll be en route to Anaheim!!!!!
     
  18. aussiejen

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    10 more days of work & 16 more days until we leave for the Happiest place on earth...
    I really so excited to see the looks on the kids faces :banana: especially our newest edition to the family DD1
     
  19. MelAnnDoll

    MelAnnDoll Earning My Ears

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    What are you guys gonna wear? We will be there 26th-28th and right now it says upper 60s. Would Jean capris work? And short sleeves? And maybe a cardigan for when we stay after dark?
     
  20. tlcdoula

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    I’m trying to figure out what to pack too. We are there Jan 28-feb 4.

    I am starting to throw some things In a laundry basket now. Leaning towards jean capris and bringing one pair of jeans and a pair of shorts just Incase lol

    I’m a horrible over packer to start with Haha I have a bad feeling I’ll be really bad this trip :rolleyes1
     
  21. MelAnnDoll

    MelAnnDoll Earning My Ears

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    I’m a horrible over packer as well! But we won’t have a car and will be traveling via train from San Diego to Anaheim etc. So I’m really trying to not have a lot of extra stuff to carry around!
     
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