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Old 01-17-2013, 02:21 PM   #1
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August Bonnet Creek Rental- what have you paid?

Hi everyone!

We are looking at a 2 bedroom deluxe unit for Aug 11 for 10 or 11 nights. That would be checking in on a Sunday.

I know this last year I was looking around online and I saw Bonnet Creek had a decent amount of availability for the 2nd half of August (which is when we are going).

I got a quote of $1735 for 11 nights, which works out to be about $157.75 a night.

I have stayed there a couple times and used 2 other places to rent from in the past. I know Ken Price will offer $120 a night 60 days out.

My price seems higher than I thought it would be for people raving about what good deals they got!

What have you paid in August before? Obviously I am going to hold off booking and take my chances at this point.....

On a side note, its crazy to me that I could go to the Atlantis in a timeshare for a week and fly there cheaper than its costing me to put this 12 day Disney trip (driving from the northeast no less!) together! Disney used to be our cheaper vacations.... wow have ticket prices soared in the last few years.... such a shame!
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:00 AM   #2
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I think a lot of it really depends on who you book with. When I got my quotes from several different places, there was a HUGE difference in the quote amounts for the same dates/type of room, etc. Get more than one quote and see what you come up with.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:42 AM   #3
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We just rec'd quotes earlier this week for Bonnet Creek for the latter part of August. Here's what we were offered:

7 nights, checking in on a Saturday (Aug 24-31), total $839 or $119.86/night
8 nights, checking in on a Friday (Aug 23-31), total $1008 or $126/night

Both for a two bedroom deluxe.

We ended up going with the Sheraton Vistana Resort. Booking through Jetblue Getaways, we were able to get a two bedroom with housekeeping for $943 (package for 8 nights was $2052 all taxes and fees included, less cost of flights $1109, for an accomodations total of $943). Amenities were comparable (some differences of course.....SVR has more pools but no lazy river, SVR had housekeeping while BC was self-catering, BC has mini golf included while SVR is an extra charge, SVR had more sports amenities including basketball courts which BC was lacking). The tipping point was that, for less money, we had daily housekeeping service AND a few extra amenities that our 17 year old DS will enjoy. And SVR gets better reviews on Tripadvisor (BC is currently ranked at #82 of 328 properties in Orlando, while SVR is ranked at #43).
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