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Vacation Planning Tips & Tricks Discuss Care Package to Self in the Vacation Planning forums; I just read this on another website: I think I will do this when I go: Since we fly down it is not feasible to pack any great amount of ...
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    Care Package to Self

    I just read this on another website: I think I will do this when I go:

    Since we fly down it is not feasible to pack any great amount of food for our kids snacks and we never rent a car we have determined that there is no need while staying on the Disney premises. So to get groceries we send ourselves a care package of non perishable snacks like juice boxes, bottled water (an expensive Disney commodity) crackers, cookies, gum (you can't buy gum in Disneyworld), basically anything you might find in a vending machine. I call the resort in advance and ask what I need to do to mail myself a package there and we have it delivered to our room upon check in. It works out great for those poolside snacks at the hotel. Just make sure you send the heavy stuff separate from the chips. We tried packing them together but the chips get crushed (Pringles work good). Also be wary of those package deals that include all three meals a day. You may find that you only eat 2 most days. Thanks to a Guide2WDW visitor for this tip!


    I think I will send myself some chips, orange juice and some tastykakes, and definetly PEPSI
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    Good idea

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    That's actually a great idea. I did something similar last year for MouseFest. Rather than try and schlep down all my stuff, I jutt packed it all and had it sent to my resort. I threw in some snacks like power bars, etc., as I knew I'd be getting in late and would want a little snack when I got to my room. The package was waiting for me as I checked in.

    Now, if I could just ship my family down and save on the airfare...
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    LOL---I was thinking of sending myself a care package FROM WDW. I guess I am just ready to go on my vacation!


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    We are going to send a fan to our resort as I can't sleep without one on. Then we are getting a prepaid shipping bill to send it home since the weight of the package won't change.

    As for non-perishable snacks and stuff - we are packing one suitcase with this stuff. Then it will leave some room on the way home for newly purchased Disney items!

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    I thought about this also, but wasn't sure what the rules were for the airline they change them so much, I guess I can just pack non-liquids.
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