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Old 09-15-2011, 11:04 PM   #1336
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Ok. This will probably be the dumbest question on this topic. We have four in our party. They were supposed to send us two tags each. E got four. But they are long and half the tag is identical to the top half. Are we supposed to cut the tags in half to make eight and then attach them?

They didn't say to cut them in half and I don't want to mess them up.

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Do not cut them. You have to call them and ask for extra because they only send one per person now. I think they'll send you as many as you need.
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Old 09-15-2011, 11:20 PM   #1337
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Do not cut them. You have to call them and ask for extra because they only send one per person now. I think they'll send you as many as you need.
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Yikes. We leave in two days. Thanks for the info. Glad we didnt do that.
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Old 09-16-2011, 05:16 AM   #1338
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Ok. This will probably be the dumbest question on this topic. We have four in our party. They were supposed to send us two tags each. E got four. But they are long and half the tag is identical to the top half. Are we supposed to cut the tags in half to make eight and then attach them?

They didn't say to cut them in half and I don't want to mess them up.

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No - do not cut them. They only send one tag per person. Call Magical Express and they will send extras. I had did this last summer. They do seem long but that is the way they work.
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Old 09-16-2011, 05:36 AM   #1339
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Ok. This will probably be the dumbest question on this topic. We have four in our party. They were supposed to send us two tags each. E got four. But they are long and half the tag is identical to the top half. Are we supposed to cut the tags in half to make eight and then attach them?

They didn't say to cut them in half and I don't want to mess them up.

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As aleady posted, DME sends out only 1 luggage tag pp now. Since checked baggage fees went through the roof, DME made the decision to send just one tag since the huge majority of people would be checking just one bag.

You can cut them in two...but you have to be very careful. They are designed to work a certain way. If you make it so that the scanner can't scan the reservation number properly, your bags may not make it to your resort in a timely fashion. So, be very careful.

Or, just try to get away with one checked bag each and a carryon with the excess in it.
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Old 09-18-2011, 03:20 PM   #1340
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Need another ME tag

I should have read these posts sooner!! I am short 1 tag and we leave Tuesday AM. Am I just going to have to go to the baggage claim and get the odd bag? I also am VERY apprehensive about cutting a tag. Thanks!
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Old 09-18-2011, 04:22 PM   #1341
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I should have read these posts sooner!! I am short 1 tag and we leave Tuesday AM. Am I just going to have to go to the baggage claim and get the odd bag? I also am VERY apprehensive about cutting a tag. Thanks!
Do you have a color scanner/printer? Copy a tag, cut it out, and put it on the bag with a piece of packing tape.
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:36 AM   #1342
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Do you have a color scanner/printer? Copy a tag, cut it out, and put it on the bag with a piece of packing tape.
Ahh - yes! Thanks!
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:47 AM   #1343
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I have a strange ME question. I am in the process of confirming everything and organizing all the paperwork and things to do. So I was confirming our flights with our ME reservations, and the flight numbers are correct - but the times are both midnight. UM ... is that normal?
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:44 AM   #1344
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I have a strange ME question. I am in the process of confirming everything and organizing all the paperwork and things to do. So I was confirming our flights with our ME reservations, and the flight numbers are correct - but the times are both midnight. UM ... is that normal?
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Old 09-22-2011, 11:18 AM   #1345
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Arriving day before??

I'm trying to help my family book air for their trip this fall. But air pricing is really high for the day they check in.

If they get a flight into MCO the day before, stay at a hotel near the airport and shuttle back to the airport the following day, will MES still take them to the resort?

Thanks in advance for your help.
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Old 09-22-2011, 12:06 PM   #1346
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I'm trying to help my family book air for their trip this fall. But air pricing is really high for the day they check in.

If they get a flight into MCO the day before, stay at a hotel near the airport and shuttle back to the airport the following day, will MES still take them to the resort?

Thanks in advance for your help.
Yes, that's fine.

To avoid confusion in the future: Disney's Magical Express is generally abbreviated DME or just ME.
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Old 09-22-2011, 12:19 PM   #1347
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Yes, that's fine.

To avoid confusion in the future: Disney's Magical Express is generally abbreviated DME or just ME.
Oops! I will remember that for next time! Thank you ever so much!!
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Old 09-26-2011, 07:37 PM   #1348
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An update on our question regarding the need of a 3d tag. I called MS, the CM was REALLY hesitant and did NOT want me to cut/copy one of my tags. The end result was per her instruction, we deplaned and went to the ME counter, explained we had 2 bags tagged and 1 not tagged, the CM there wrote down the baggage claim check number and told us a work order would be put in for it. It was quite late, so we waited until the next AM to call Bell Services. All 3 bags were there. It worked fine. However, now I know that when I make reservations, I will ask for a 3d tag.
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Old 10-05-2011, 01:07 PM   #1349
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I've book our package through a travel agent and provided flight information. After everything was booked and paid for I found that I can pull up our reservation on at disneyworld.com and have done so. It was very reassuring to be able to see everything, including that they had the wrong title on my daughter. They had Master instead of Miss. She would not have been happy.

anyway under Ground Transportation they have this:

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You have not selected ground transportation. Contact original travel provider to arrange Disney's Magical Express complimentary airport service.

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You have not selected ground transportation. Contact original travel provider to arrange Disney's Magical Express complimentary airport service.
I wrote our agent and asked about this and this was the response:

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We have to go through a different channel to set up the magical express so that tags are sent to you instead of to us, so I do not believe that it will show up online.
so I said okay, seems strange that Disney would have what they have online, but I know systems don't always work they way you think they should.

So thoughts? should I be concerned? When should I expect my package with bus tickets and DME tags.

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Old 10-05-2011, 01:49 PM   #1350
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So thoughts? should I be concerned? When should I expect my package with bus tickets and DME tags.

Thanks!
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That seems pretty common and I wouldn't be concerned. You can call DME directly and make sure they have your reservation. Your DME stuff should arrive about 4 weeks before your trip.
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