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Old 10-06-2013, 11:15 AM   #1
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GTY (Guarantee Room) Question

Just wondering if anyone has ever booked an inside GTY cabin that was upgraded to an oceanview? I know with a GTY you get the minimum of that category or possibly upgraded to something better. I am not asking about the IGT, VGT etc...since this rolls out typically last minute and are paid in full. Didn't want anyone to confuse them. Thanks for any insight or experiences you have had
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Yes, This does happen sometimes if the demand for inside staterooms is really great.
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:22 AM   #3
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Yes, this happened to us on our upcoming 10/27 Magic cruise. 11C GTY to a 9C.
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Old 10-06-2013, 05:43 PM   #4
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We have two 11C Gty staterooms booked for Dec 15 on the Dream as we wanted two bathrooms for the four of us. Our travel agent booked for us and we didn't know they were going to be Gty. I wouldn't mind an upgrade to a 10 for the split bath but my kids really want to see the magic portholes (21 & 23!).
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We have two 11C Gty staterooms booked for Dec 15 on the Dream as we wanted two bathrooms for the four of us. Our travel agent booked for us and we didn't know they were going to be Gty. I wouldn't mind an upgrade to a 10 for the split bath but my kids really want to see the magic portholes (21 & 23!).
A GTY doesn't mean that you have more of a chance of being upgraded. There is no logic to how that is done and people who have picked their staterooms have just as much of a chance as a GTY room.
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:41 PM   #6
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We booked an 11C guarantee for the 3rd Disney Fantasy sailing in April of 2012 and we were upgraded to a balcony on deck 6!!! It was awesome! From what I was told, apparently people really wanted to see the magical portholes and since the ship had just started sailing, the demand was higher for the inside cabins than the balconies!

We also just returned from the Fantasy yesterday. We had again booked an 11C hoping for another magical upgrade but we were not upgraded. They did put us in a handicapped accessible room however which was REALLY spacious.

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Old 10-06-2013, 09:23 PM   #7
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Yes, we had this happen for our 2012 Alaska cruise! We booked a 10B GTY and were upgraded to a 9C. We loved the oceanview cabin.
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We booked an 11C guarantee for the 3rd Disney Fantasy sailing in April of 2012 and we were upgraded to a balcony on deck 6!!! ...
They weren't booking the Fantasy at capacity at that point to get the staff up to speed for a full ship, which helped with upgrades.
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