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    Review of Disney on a DIME

    Just finished reading my personalized copy of DoaD. I must say Chris and Kristal Carlson have done a wonderful job of publishing a comprehensive, yet easily read and understood guidebook for the frugal, or not so frugal, WDW fan(s). I particularily liked the layout of the book and the fact the pages were double-spaced. The included booklet, Tips for Families, was also very informative.

    All in all, I give it two thumbs up!!! It is a must-have (along with Lou's book, of course) for planning a trip to WDW, now, or in the future.

    P.S. Chris and Kristal, are those your children pictured on the included 2006 price/rate sheet?
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    I haven't quite finished but am on Chapter 3. So far, I really like it. It has some great and reasonable suggestions. It isn't like they are saying to go give plasma to finance your trip (like my brother suggested , in humor luckily). It really sounds great and I will be using most of their ideas on my next trip.

    Another Thumbs Up!


    **Total side note, Chris and Kristal, I think we share the same anniversary date unless I am confusing you with someone else. What a great way to spend New Year's Eve.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiminy Cricket
    Just finished reading my personalized copy of DoaD. I must say Chris and Kristal Carlson have done a wonderful job of publishing a comprehensive, yet easily read and understood guidebook for the frugal, or not so frugal, WDW fan(s). I particularily liked the layout of the book and the fact the pages were double-spaced. The included booklet, Tips for Families, was also very informative.

    All in all, I give it two thumbs up!!! It is a must-have (along with Lou's book, of course) for planning a trip to WDW, now, or in the future.
    Jiminy- You are too kind! You honor us with your words. It's great to hear that our ramblings were actually easy to follow and made sense. Our editor helped out a lot in polishing it up for us. We worked very hard on it and tried to include advice for all types of people. Your opinion is highly reguarded and valued. Thanks for sharing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SnwhtNdwrfs
    I haven't quite finished but am on Chapter 3. So far, I really like it. It has some great and reasonable suggestions. It isn't like they are saying to go give plasma to finance your trip (like my brother suggested , in humor luckily). It really sounds great and I will be using most of their ideas on my next trip.

    Another Thumbs Up!
    Give Plasma? **pulls out notebook and makes notes**

    Just kidding, we decided to leave out some of the more extreme methods that we have heard people do. There are many extreme ideas that are border line crazy or flat out unethical that did not make the cut.

    Once again, your feedback is appreciated. Thank you.
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    Ethics.... what an issue!


    Glad you all have a sense of humor!


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    Thanks for the review JC! I've been meaning to pick this up...Chris always has the best advice and hints on here so the book must be fabulous!

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