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Old 09-09-2012, 07:20 PM   #241
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Just checked out all the available cabins on our cruise.......there are OODLES! Looks like an empty ship!!!!

Hopefully we ALL get some pixie dust upgrades!!!!
I know! I was shocked to see how many cat 4s and 5s were available.

Regarding upgrades, and this being my first cruise and first FE, how do we make sure everyone is still in their same room once on-board? I hear about a lot of people upgrading at port and was just curious.

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Old 09-10-2012, 08:31 AM   #242
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Regarding upgrades, and this being my first cruise and first FE, how do we make sure everyone is still in their same room once on-board? I hear about a lot of people upgrading at port and was just curious.
I'll put up a whiteboard on my door for messages. If anyone gets an upgrade they can put it on the board, or call me (room 6656) and I'll post it.
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Old 09-10-2012, 08:35 AM   #243
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Just checking for those part of the WDW Radio group, there isn't a theme for the door decorating contest right? Just for the flag contest?

Also I have written down that the door number is 13.5 inches down from the top of the door. Does anyone know if that's to the top of the porthole or the center?

Also are the door "knobs" all on the same side of the door?
Pretty sure that there's only a flag contest. You should hit the forum over on the WDWRadio site for confirmation.

Door handles are opposite on adjacent doors. So nope, knobs are on different sides. Not sure of the porthole dimensions.
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Old 09-10-2012, 12:13 PM   #244
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Pretty sure that there's only a flag contest. You should hit the forum over on the WDWRadio site for confirmation.

Door handles are opposite on adjacent doors. So nope, knobs are on different sides. Not sure of the porthole dimensions.
Thanks John. Lou said the door contest doesn't have a theme which is good. Gonna have to try and figure out how to work around the door "knob" since I have no idea what side of our door it'll be on (DH is doing the design and of course he's going all Tim The Tool Man with it )
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Old 09-10-2012, 02:44 PM   #245
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Thanks John. Lou said the door contest doesn't have a theme which is good. Gonna have to try and figure out how to work around the door "knob" since I have no idea what side of our door it'll be on (DH is doing the design and of course he's going all Tim The Tool Man with it )
Excited to see your door, now! Not sure what I'm doing. Probably pretty minimal, but looking forward to inspiration for next time.
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Old 09-10-2012, 02:45 PM   #246
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I'll put up a whiteboard on my door for messages. If anyone gets an upgrade they can put it on the board, or call me (room 6656) and I'll post it.
Awesome! Doubt we will upgrade, but nice to know if it's available, I can update everyone.
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:57 PM   #247
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We will be the only ship in port at Nassau! Just to let everyone know
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:07 PM   #248
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We just rebooked with a VGT and saved about $1000 dollars. The only thing is we will see if we get higher stateroom. Will let you know
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We just rebooked with a VGT and saved about $1000 dollars. The only thing is we will see if we get higher stateroom. Will let you know
Yay! Congrats!!!
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We just rebooked with a VGT and saved about $1000 dollars. The only thing is we will see if we get higher stateroom. Will let you know

Did they allow you too after payoff? I had heard they recently some people have been doing rebookings and this used to be a big no no in the past. I would try it except we all need connecting rooms
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:34 PM   #251
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We payed a hunch and never paid off our cruise, so it expired and we watched the prices and then rebooked. Kind of risky but risk vs reward and we got lucky THIS TIME!
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We payed a hunch and never paid off our cruise, so it expired and we watched the prices and then rebooked. Kind of risky but risk vs reward and we got lucky THIS TIME!
Did you get refunded then for your deposit?
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Old 09-10-2012, 10:05 PM   #253
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Yes, we pulled it back out a couple months ago and watched the prices, figured we would do no worse when we started seeing other trips discounted. Kind of thought we may get lucky. So now we are 4 days on ship and 3 at POR
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Old 09-10-2012, 11:18 PM   #254
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Yes, we pulled it back out a couple months ago and watched the prices, figured we would do no worse when we started seeing other trips discounted. Kind of thought we may get lucky. So now we are 4 days on ship and 3 at POR
Not familiar with cancellation fees or rebooking, so I gotta know, how does that work with deposits and such? VGT is tempting!

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Thanks John. Lou said the door contest doesn't have a theme which is good. Gonna have to try and figure out how to work around the door "knob" since I have no idea what side of our door it'll be on (DH is doing the design and of course he's going all Tim The Tool Man with it )
Your door handle should be on the right if I remember right. Yep, that's right, I memorized EVERY door on the ship!

OK, I looked at the deck plans here on WDWinfo.com. You can see that for cabin 7071, the FE will be on the right, and so will the door handle.
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