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Applemomma
05-26-2007, 11:25 AM
Hello all,

My DH, two dd's and I are heading to WDW in September because my DH has a conference in Orlando then and we're lucky enough to take advantage of the free DDP to make our "vacation" even more special. We're staying at Pop Century for 7 nights.

My question is are the credits for the DDP assigned to a the room, based on the number of people in the room, or to the individual person (child credits excepted)?

Since DH will be attending the conference at a non Disney hotel, while staying at Pop Century, for three of the days that we are there and not needing his meal credits (conference is providing meals) can my oldest dd, considered an adult, and I take advantage of the extra TS credits? For example, we have reservations later in the week at the Castle for breakfast which of course is using up an extra credit, plus another TS credit being used for the Mary Poppins breakfast, and I've booked ADR's for the nights I know DH will not be at the conference for all of us, using up most of the credits for myself and dd's. Can I use "his credits" that he won't be needing in the beginning of the week for mealsfor the girls and I and pay out of pocket for my youngest?

I'm sure I've thoroughly confused you......

Thanks,

Applemomma a.k.a. Dawn

Sparkie
05-26-2007, 11:52 AM
It is my understanding that the credits are tied to the room. So you would have 1TS, 1CS and 1 snack per person per night of stay. They are not specific to 1ts for dad, 1ts for mom, 1 ts for dd, etc. but they are pooled to be used however you needed them. Just like you can use more than 1 ts or 1 cs per day or none if you chose to. The credits can be used however you like except you cant use child credits for an adult. But you could use dad's extra TS credit for your dd who is by disney standards considered an adult.

Clear as mud?

I think I've got it right- lets see what everyone else thinks.

bicker
05-26-2007, 12:54 PM
You've got it right.

illiniowl
05-26-2007, 01:17 PM
I gather from your email that your DH is staying with you at POP and just going offsite during the day for the convention. Will he be able to be present at POP when you check in? Some people have reported on here that during free dining Disney becomes more vigilant about making sure that all the people (or at least the adults) listed on the reservation for free dining purposes are actually there (so as to prevent people from making up phantom guests to get more DDP credits). If at all possible you all should be present at check-in time.

Applemomma
05-26-2007, 01:58 PM
Yeah! Now I get thrown into a whole new round of ADR planning :)

I gather from your email that your DH is staying with you at POP and just going offsite during the day for the convention. Will he be able to be present at POP when you check in?

Yes, he will be there when we check in. His convention starts a day after we get there.

Thanks!

Applemomma a.k.a. Dawn