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ncbyrne
01-23-2005, 11:24 AM
After reading another post, I decided to check the calculations on the WDW website for a package, vs. individual components. Here's what I found...
+ 7 day base tickets (x2)
+ dining option. (x2)
When I put all of those together, the quote for a package is: \$2,306

Here's the pkg. quote for the same scenario with just room and tickets (no dining option): \$1746 (The difference between the price with and w/o the dining is \$560 - which comes to the exact price of the dining option @ \$35 pp.

HOWEVER...

If I put in room only, the quote is: \$1329.12 (includes tax)
Tickets only: 2 x 7 day base ticket, \$211.94 (includes tax)
Added together the total for room and tickets bought separately is: \$1753.06

After much research, I've been told that if you book a pkg. you are paying rack rate. Ok, but even assuming the rack pricing for the room (\$166 per night with tax included)- if you add 7 day base tickets, and 2 x \$35 pp for the dining option, the cost of this pkg. SHOULD be: \$1822

Wow, this is a \$484 difference! How do they justify the discrepancies in cost? How can they say the dining option is only \$35 per person? This just doesn't add up. What am I missing?

ncbyrne
01-23-2005, 11:32 AM
DUH....my mistake - was adding only \$70 for dining option NOT \$70 x 8! THAT's what I was missing! :teacher:

golfgal
01-23-2005, 11:36 AM
Are you taking the dining option at \$35/pp/day or just adding \$70. With the room rate and base ticket price you quote, I get \$2243 with the dining package-which with \$35/pp x7 days x2 people is \$490.