How much money do I need?

How much money do I need?

by Katie
(Fairborn Ohio USA)


"Hi, Dad!

Would you say for 2 adults going to Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida, $500 would be enough to take with you? My husband and I DO have the meal plan. Please, and thank you so much!

-The Roles Family"

It's Depends

Roles Family...



So how much money do you need? That's a really hard question to answer. There are a few question you need to think about as you PLAN your money.
  • Are you big spenders?
  • Might you buy a lot of souvenirs?
  • How many days are you going to be there?
  • Are you eating at expensive restaurants (tips)?Do you want to pay all cash, or will you use Credit or Gift cards?
  • Do you have meals planned that won't be on the Disney Dining Plan?
If you are going for 3 or 4 days, $500 should probably work. Longer than that, you should look at the questions above and maybe adjust.

Never Enough

Whatever you take, it's probably not enough. Lol. Disney has a way of getting into your wallet and totally emptying it. They're really good at it.

Dad's Simple Fun Magic Guide to Walt Disney World Planning


Dad's Bottom Line

The bottom line is watching your spending is a great idea. A good way to do that is to limit the amount of cash you take. If you are wise with your spending $500 should be enough.



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