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Old 10-16-2011, 01:30 PM   #391
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IIRC the loop to the Contemporary starts very early, like 6:30ish. We took that one to get to an early tour at the MK. The MK boat doesn't start running until 8 or 8:30 so it isn't good for pre-park opening meals or tours, but if you don't want to take the bus you can hop the boat to the Contemporary and walk from there.
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Okay, I know these questions may hit someone as really silly/stupid - but I'm just trying to figure this out.

Has anyone ever stayed in the cabins that flew & took Magical Express to get there?

We love FW Cabins. Just love them. In the past we would drive, and bring our own golf cart with us. But my DH no longer wants to drive. I'm just curious how people that might fly in get their luggage to their cabins. Do you use the internal bus system to haul your luggage there?
I've never used DME, but just wanted to add that you can have bell services hold your luggage at the front desk and call to have them deliver to your cabin once it's ready. We've done this when switching resorts.

However, will you be renting a golf cart? You could also leave your luggage with bell services and pick them up later with your cart when your room is ready...or transfer yourself via internal bus.
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Do the all cabins have internet access? Thanks~
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There is Internet access but it is not wifi. I believe you will need to pay for the access.
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We're all booked for the cabins. It will be myself, my 2 kids and my father. I think this will be an ideal setup as my father can have the murphy bed and me and the kids will have the bedroom.
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Quick question about the coffee maker in the cabins. Do they provide filters? If they don't, is it a basket or cone filter?
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Okay, I know these questions may hit someone as really silly/stupid - but I'm just trying to figure this out.

Has anyone ever stayed in the cabins that flew & took Magical Express to get there?

We love FW Cabins. Just love them. In the past we would drive, and bring our own golf cart with us. But my DH no longer wants to drive. I'm just curious how people that might fly in get their luggage to their cabins. Do you use the internal bus system to haul your luggage there?
We have flown in and taken ME bags are delivered to your room. Last time I was there we used an offsite service to rent a golf cart. Sorry I dont remember the name but I do remember it was less than half the price they charge at the fort. It was delivered and picked up and was well worth the price.
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Quick question about the coffee maker in the cabins. Do they provide filters? If they don't, is it a basket or cone filter?
When we went (granted it was almost 2 years ago), I believe it was the pre-filled packets (coffee inside a filter) that most hotel rooms have. You just drop the whole thing in the basket. So no need to worry about bringing your own filters. Have a great time!!
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Quick question about the coffee maker in the cabins. Do they provide filters? If they don't, is it a basket or cone filter?
They offer pre-filled drop-in packages of coffee, no filters required.

However, if you wanna bring your own coffee the maker uses basket style filters, and they're sold at the general store.
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Golf cart rental

My experience with Orlando Golf Cart Rental:

Seemed like a great deal, $700 for two 4 person carts for 10 days vs. $1200 for WDW carts.

Day of arrival only one cart was in the overflow parking lot. Driver kept insisting that both carts were there. I spent hours on buses, walking the lot, and on the phone trying to obtain 2nd cart. It was a mix up between driver and office. Finally Danny delivered cart #2 the next day.

Midweek one cart started slowing down until we could walk faster than cart could go. That was with charging all night. Many phone calls later got a replacement cart, a return that was parked in the overflow lot.

By Saturday the other cart slowed down too and I returned it to the lot, but the promised replacement was never delivered.

By Sunday the remaining cart slowed down so that we had to push it into the parking area.

I called Danny on Monday and asked for a refund for two carts for the last two days of the reservation and for one cart for the previous two days. He said he would "get back to me to see what we could do", but he hasn't so far.

I went to the website and it says "unavailable". Will try tomorrow to call and request refund.

I'd avoid making reservations with Orlando Golf Cart Rentals at this point.
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dissybroad - what a huge pain Thanks for the heads up!
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Thank you so much for the nice pics! We will be staying there for 12 days and I am looking forward to it!!!

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Had a few questions:

Where do you get/use the refillable mugs?
Do they provide the coffee or do you need to bring your own?


Thanks!!
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Had a few questions:

Where do you get/use the refillable mugs?
any quick service location sales the mugs...go to the Trading Post or Trail's End.

Do they provide the coffee or do you need to bring your own?
Check the above post

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Thanks! I had read somewhere else that the cabins did not have coffee makers so I was confused.
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Thanks! I had read somewhere else that the cabins did not have coffee makers so I was confused.
You're welcome! And honestly, I don't remember if ours did or did not have one. My dad usually hopped on the golf cart and went to Trails End to get his morning coffee. You're going to love FW cabins!!!
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