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View Poll Results: If you hoped to book BCV, BLT, BWV or VWL for Thanksgiving at 7 months, did you -
Successfully book your entire trip? 3 50.00%
Plan a Split Stay and get it booked as desired? 1 16.67%
Waitlist at least some of the nights you need? 1 16.67%
Give up & decide to stay at your home resort? 0 0%
Other - Please tell us more 1 16.67%
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Old 04-26-2013, 08:52 AM   #1
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Thanksgiving - Were you lucky at 7 months?

Since the 7 month window for Thanksgiving 2013 has been open for a while, thought it might be interesting to see who was able to book a complete WDW DVC trip that includes Thanksgiving?

AFAIK, the choices seemed to be limited to SSR , OKW, & AKV.

Care to share your experience?
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Old 04-26-2013, 10:59 AM   #2
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We booked our home resort, AKV, at 11 months and just switched at 7 months to BWV.
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We were able to get our split stay - 5 days VWL and 4days AKV Jambo. We wanted Kidani and waitlisted but it ddn't come through. Had a great trip though.
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:06 AM   #4
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I haven't gone in 3 yrs for thanksgiving.. but when I did I did SSR at 11 month and BC at 7 month.
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I booked OKW (home resort) at 10 months and switched to Kidani, no problems!
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Old 04-28-2013, 01:39 PM   #6
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I booked BLT lake view studio at 11 months and waitlisted VWL 1BR at 7 months. Just went through yesterday So excited to try VWL for the first time especially while decorated for the holidays.
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:16 AM   #7
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We are AKV and SSR owners, and I forgot to try to book BLT right at 7 months, missing by about a week. I had, however, booked the last three nights of our trip in Kidani savanna view (bc didn't have enough AKV points to book whole trip) at around 10 months, and I'm glad I did! I was able to get the first four nights using our SSR points, but I wouldn't have been able to get the full week at that time, had I needed to.

It's OK -- BLT is GREAT with a 2-year-old, for convenience, but she will really love the animals at AKV. What I really want, though, is VGF to open up, and to change our reservation to there.
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