Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Mar 26, 2014
    Laurie from VA Asked

    Well...I have successfully exceeded my budget with a room upgrade I really wanted at CBR! Trying to think of other ways to save. Is it true I can have Disney photographers use my camera to take our pics w/out purchasing memory maker? R they OK with it?

    Hey Laurie!  I love staying at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, it is worth the upgrade. 

    You can absolutely have the PhotoPass photographers take pictures with your personal camera and/or phone.  I do this every vacation.  The photographers are happy to do it and I have never felt rushed or like a bother.  It is a great way for the whole family to be in the picture and save a little bit of money.  

    Another money saver for my family is to bring our own drinks inside the Disney Theme Parks.  We can purchase a case of soda at our local store for what 2 large sodas will run inside the parks.  At any counter service location you can request a free glass of ice or ice water.  We pack our sodas in a small soft sided cooler but always ask for a big cup of ice to pour it in.  I pack several sodas and juice boxes to last us the day.  If you are not a soda drinker, you can get a large cup of ice water for free as well.  It saves us a lot of money!  

    You are absolutely going to love staying at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, it is beautiful!  If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask.  
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Meet the Panelist: Jackie, North Carolina

I love all-things-Walt Disney World! No trip is complete without a few carrot cake cookies, Dole Whip Floats, thrill rides with my 7-year-old, Pin Trading and finding Hidden Mickeys with my husband. I may have a small family but we are always ready for some BIG fun on our next Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Jackie

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