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Old 11-05-2012, 03:57 PM   #571
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#1. Did you book a IGT, OGT or VGT room, and on which ship? IGT, Fantasy
#2. How many days before the cruise were you assigned your room? 10
#3. What category (ex: 7a, 4c, 11c or whatever) and room # did you get? 11A room 9023
#4. Are you happy with your assignment or do you feel like you got a "leftover"- undesirable room/location? Happy with the location at first but after sailing we found out that there was a pantry door right beside our cabin and every morning like clockwork starting at 7am loud banging began. It was the pantry door slamming shut every few mins. Didn't ruin our cruise by far but I would not purposely book this cabin again!
#5. If you booked more than one room, are they close together? NA
#6. How many days before departure date did you book? 18
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:29 AM   #572
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How do you know when they finally assign your room? Do you just keep checking, or do they email you?
They didn't email me. I just kept going to my reservation page and checking every day.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:31 AM   #573
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#1. Did you book a IGT, OGT or VGT room? 2 x VGT, Wonder - Thanksgiving Cruise (November 18th)
#2. How many days before the cruise were you assigned your room? 13
#3. What category did you get (ex: 7a, 4c, 11c or whatever)? Both 7A, 5640 & 5638
#4. Are you happy with your assignment or do you feel like you got a "leftover"- undesirable room/location? Not great given that I've seen others are getting 5A and 5B. This was a last minute book though, so I suspect we were low down on the priority list. Hard to complain given that it ended up be 40% off the price of a confirmed stateroom.
#5. If you booked more than one room, are they close together? Yes, next door to each other. DCL does a good job of trying to keep people together.
#6- How many days before departure date did you book ? 20
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:53 AM   #574
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#1. Did you book a IGT, OGT or VGT room? 2 x VGT, Wonder - Thanksgiving Cruise (November 18th)
#2. How many days before the cruise were you assigned your room? 13
#3. What category did you get (ex: 7a, 4c, 11c or whatever)? Both 7A, 5640 & 5638
#4. Are you happy with your assignment or do you feel like you got a "leftover"- undesirable room/location? Not great given that I've seen others are getting 5A and 5B. This was a last minute book though, so I suspect we were low down on the priority list. Hard to complain given that it ended up be 40% off the price of a confirmed stateroom.
#5. If you booked more than one room, are they close together? Yes, next door to each other. DCL does a good job of trying to keep people together.
#6- How many days before departure date did you book ? 20
It's because there are only two of you. Many of those assigned to higher categories might have had more than 3 in their party. 7As only sleep 3.
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:04 AM   #575
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I have a question. I booked a 9a quad guarantee on the wonder. How does this differ from a IGT, OGT and VGT guarantee?
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:26 AM   #576
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I have a question. I booked a 9a quad guarantee on the wonder. How does this differ from a IGT, OGT and VGT guarantee?
Usually the OGT is cheaper. The VGT might be comparable to the price you paid for the cat 9. The IGT will be much cheaper.
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:35 AM   #577
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Usually the OGT is cheaper. The VGT might be comparable to the price you paid for the cat 9. The IGT will be much cheaper.
What is a 9a guarantee? Does something like this guarantee have a chance of getting upgraded more so than a ogt? I know sill questions, but I thought I'd ask. Des anyone have any experience with these kind of guarantees?
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:44 AM   #578
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Happy With IGT

We booked an Inside Guarantee on the Dream for the Dec 9 sailing. Since we booked late (Nov 1), I was expecting Deck 2, forward or aft. Instead we got 9103, mid-ship. No complaints.
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:46 AM   #579
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What is a 9a guarantee? Does something like this guarantee have a chance of getting upgraded more so than a ogt? I know sill questions, but I thought I'd ask. Des anyone have any experience with these kind of guarantees?
The GTY is different from the *GT rate. The GTY is where they put you when the category is booked up and they can't assign you a room. There's chance for upgrade to a different category but you're more likely to get the cat you booked. The *GT rate is an extremely restricted rate fare that tends to pop up after the PIF date.
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:18 AM   #580
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Hoping to get my assignment in the next week!
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Old 11-12-2012, 03:09 PM   #581
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#1. Did you book a IGT, OGT or VGT room, and on which ship? OGT
#2. How many days before the cruise were you assigned your room? 13
#3. What category (ex: 7a, 4c, 11c or whatever) and room # did you get? 9C - 7004. This room is in the very front facing straight out.
#4. Are you happy with your assignment or do you feel like you got a "leftover"- undesirable room/location? Not too sure yet. I've booked these guarantee rooms in the past and ended up with a lot better than what we had booked, but I knew that was the chance I was taking. For our cruise in August, I had booked 2 inside rooms and was assigned 2 verandah rooms which was great. I'm not sure how I will like this location as it is as far forward as you can go and the window is not one of the large ones you can sit in; it's medium size and on a slant. But I'll probably get in there and love it. After all, any room on a Disney cruise is better than not being on a Disney cruise.
#5. If you booked more than one room, are they close together?
#6. How many days before departure date did you book? about 6 weeks
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:00 PM   #582
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#1. Did you book a IGT, OGT or VGT room, and on which ship? VGT
#2. How many days before the cruise were you assigned your room? 10
#3. What category (ex: 7a, 4c, 11c or whatever) and room # did you get? 4A #10602
#4. Are you happy with your assignment or do you feel like you got a "leftover"- undesirable room/location? Very happy
#5. If you booked more than one room, are they close together?
#6. How many days before departure date did you book? about 3.5 weeks

I was on the November 4th sailing of the Dream and had a VERY nice room!
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:29 PM   #583
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#1. Did you book a IGT, OGT or VGT room, and on which ship?
#2. How many days before the cruise were you assigned your room?
#3. What category (ex: 7a, 4c, 11c or whatever) and room # did you get?
#4. Are you happy with your assignment or do you feel like you got a "leftover"- undesirable room/location?
#5. If you booked more than one room, are they close together?
#6. How many days before departure date did you book?

VGT on Wonder
13 days
7a
We are very happy with our assignment, even though it is technically category 7a, it is one of the "secret verandas" so we have clear plexiglass instead of a solid wall below the railing. There is a partial obstruction but the room has great reviews.
N/a
We booked approx. 45 days prior to departure date.

I think tracking this info over time will give us a better idea of what we might anticipate when booking one of these bargain rooms...[/QUOTE]
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Old 11-12-2012, 10:04 PM   #584
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VGT on 11-24 Fantasy
Just received our stateroom number, so 12 days ahead
Category 5A
Very happy with location--it's just what I wanted! (Forward, close to the adult quiet cove hot tubs)
Only have one room so no adjoining requested
Reserved about 45 days ahead
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:43 AM   #585
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]#1. Did you book a IGT, OGT or VGT room, and on which ship?
#2. How many days before the cruise were you assigned your room?
#3. What category (ex: 7a, 4c, 11c or whatever) and room # did you get?
#4. Are you happy with your assignment or do you feel like you got a "leftover"- undesirable room/location?
#5. If you booked more than one room, are they close together?
#6. How many days before departure date did you book?

#1. IGT - Fantasy - 11/24/12
#2. 12
#3. 11A - #8143
#4. I think so. You always hope you are the one with the super magical upgrade (inside to verandah ;-) ) but we got what we purchased so no complaints. Room is right next door to the laundry. May be extra convenient or could be noisy. We shall see.
#5. N/A
#6. Around 60 days
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