- First Concern: This is right after Christmas and Christmas if famous for eating my budget. I like to buy gifts and every year I intend to spend less and then the Christmas Spirit hits and all that goes out the window and under the tree. So, I will need to do better on that this year. The cruise may help, knowing that I have something fun after Christmas could prompt me NOT to go gift crazy.
- Second Concern: The weather. Oklahoma and Texas weather can be unpredictable. Unlike spring, summer, or fall travel I will need to allow extra time (days!) to get to the port. Driving in winter weather stresses me out.
- Third Concern: This cruise is part of my turning 8 year old's birthday celebration but is true birthday is a few days after we get back. I need to plan and budget so that he still have a special birthday at home with extended family without overspending.
We are still set to cruise on Disney Wonder in January. I booked early and got a great price. I don't regret that one bit! Now that it is getting closer I do have some concerns that will take some planning a preparation.
All in all, just a few extra things that will factor into our Cruise, Christmas, and Birthday plans. I am not going to lie, I am already mulling over ideas for the next vacation after t