|02-13-2010, 08:10 AM||#1|
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Join Date: Feb 2010
DW Tickets Question / Strategy
Looking for some expert insight from Disboard community.
Someone I work with gave me this strategy on buying DW tickets and it sounds too good to be true..........so if anyone has any YES or NO on the following..........I would appreciate a response.
My family (3 adults, 1 kid) are going for to WDW for 5 days in April. I was planning on buying the 5 day - NO Hop ticket at a total cost of $879. My friend said that she has heard people who go often (like we do) can buy the 10 day - NO Hop ticket at a total cost of $939 and then after we do our 5 days.......visit the ticket window and ask to upgrade the remaining 5 days left to NO Expiration. She said we would only pay the No Expiration cost on the balance of the 5 days which comes out to be only $292 additional $$$ (since the 5 day No Hop/No Expire is normally $1171 vs. the 5 day No Hop regular cost of $879.
IS THIS TRUE???? We go 1-2 per year but only like short trips of only 5-7 days and usually do other non-Disney stuff.........so 2 trips of 5 days of WDW is fine.
It seems to me we would be saving about $450 by doing this vs. buying separate 5 days tickets on different trips since the 10 days vs. 5 days.
I would greatly appreciate any input from members on if this is a doable plan.
The Mikool Family
|02-13-2010, 08:19 AM||#2|
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Join Date: Oct 2005
She is wrong. You pay the non-expiration price based on the original days on the ticket not the days left on the ticket.
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|02-13-2010, 08:25 AM||#3|
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You would have to upgrade to a 10-day non-exp (or whatever length your orignal non PH ticket was), even though you only have 5 days left.
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|02-13-2010, 08:25 AM||#4|
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|02-13-2010, 12:00 PM||#6|
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Poinciana, FL (20 miles to WDW)
Hi and to the DisBoards
You might want to look at the Everything About WDW Tickets locked sticky in the TPA&S Forum. Especially the items bolded in the list below.
Post and Contents
1. This Table of Contents
2. Magic Your Way (MYW) Ticket Basics Including Definitions
3. Annual Passes and Water Park Tickets
4. Tickets Available Only to Florida Residents
5. Tickets Not Available to the General Public
6. Upgrading MYW Tickets (Not to Annual Passes)
7. Upgrading Tickets to Annual Passes
8. Dealing With Tickets Issued Prior to 1 January 2005 (Pre-MYW)
9. Children and Adults
10. Special Events
11. Comprehensive MYW Ticket Example
12. Hotel Card (Key To The World (KTTW))
13. Lost Tickets
14. Finger Scans
15. Frequently Asked Ticket Questions.
15A. Hopping Rules
15B. WPF&M With No Expire
15C. No Expire Upgrades
15D. Upgrading an Unused Ticket
15E. Upgrading Special Tickets
15F. Checking on Old Tickets
15G. Renewing Annual Passes
15H. Upgrading a Completely Used Ticket
16. 2010 Give A Day, Get A Day Promotion
17. Information on Disney's Armed Forces Salute 2010
18. Prices Effective August 2, 2009
19. Special Promotions and "Free" Tickets
19A. AP 15 Months for Price of 12 Renewal
19B. Florida Resident Four Day Dream Ticket
To get there directly, follow the link in my signature.
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Now Working Part Time at Walt Disney World! Currently at Everything Pop Merchandise after nine years in Guest Services/Ticket Sales.
A few very helpful links which are on DisBoards:
Everything About WDW Tickets and this one disABILITIES FAQs
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