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Old 05-26-2013, 07:12 PM   #1
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Any news on free dining going into October 2013?

Just wondering if free dining will be available in October
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Old 05-26-2013, 07:18 PM   #2
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Just wondering if free dining will be available in October
There is a current free dining PIN code (sent to specific people) out covering check in dates of October 1-2 and 18-31. The hope is that the dates will be offered to the public later this summer, likely July. Check your email for a PIN from Disney Destinations. Good luck!
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Old 05-26-2013, 09:08 PM   #3
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That would be perfect since we just booked our dining in October which had very limited options.
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Old 05-30-2013, 12:47 PM   #4
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There is a current free dining PIN code (sent to specific people) out covering check in dates of October 1-2 and 18-31. The hope is that the dates will be offered to the public later this summer, likely July. Check your email for a PIN from Disney Destinations. Good luck!
Ack - I did get a pin code recently but not that far out. I'm hoping to book a trip for the end of October for F&W and MNSSHP - would be perfect!
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Old 05-30-2013, 03:32 PM   #5
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There is a current free dining PIN code (sent to specific people) out covering check in dates of October 1-2 and 18-31. The hope is that the dates will be offered to the public later this summer, likely July. Check your email for a PIN from Disney Destinations. Good luck!
Thanks for the info! We are in between those dates. Hoping for the second week of October.
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Old 06-01-2013, 06:14 PM   #6
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Thank you for the update. We are also doing a F&W / MNSSHP trip and free dining would be so helpful. I'd probably end up spending the savings on souvenirs ....but ..... still helpful
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:00 PM   #7
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I just got a pin in the mail today with dates all the way until dec 2013. Select dates every month Aug,sept,oct,nov and Dec. looks like we're planning another trip to Disney!!!! Whoohoo
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I just got a pin in the mail today with dates all the way until dec 2013. Select dates every month Aug,sept,oct,nov and Dec. looks like we're planning another trip to Disney!!!! Whoohoo
Congrats!
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:22 PM   #9
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I just got a pin in the mail today with dates all the way until dec 2013. Select dates every month Aug,sept,oct,nov and Dec. looks like we're planning another trip to Disney!!!! Whoohoo
Does the PIN have an option for room only discounts or is it just free dining?
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Does the PIN have an option for room only discounts or is it just free dining?
The only active room discount PIN is for dates from late April- mid-August.
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What are pins? I've read about people getting PIN numbers in the mail or email but how do you get it? I'm new to Disney and we are taking our first trip in September. I have a feeling after our trip I'm going to want to know about as many discounts as possible bc I know we are hoing to want to go back ASAP!!!!!
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What are pins? I've read about people getting PIN numbers in the mail or email but how do you get it? I'm new to Disney and we are taking our first trip in September. I have a feeling after our trip I'm going to want to know about as many discounts as possible bc I know we are hoing to want to go back ASAP!!!!!
PINs are a string of 15 digits that are mailed to specific guests for a specific booking timeframe. They are nontransferable. There is no known pattern as to who gets them and who doesn't. It is random as far as anyone knows. The only thing required to be eligible to receive one is having a Disney account. If you have that, you have just as much of a chance as anyone.
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Old 06-04-2013, 09:25 AM   #13
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Oh cool! Well I'm hoping we will get one eventually!
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Old 06-04-2013, 04:10 PM   #14
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Thanks for the info! We are in between those dates. Hoping for the second week of October.
2nd week in October is slim chance, as that is Columbus day week, and they usually don't offer free dining that week.
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Old 06-04-2013, 05:57 PM   #15
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2nd week in October is slim chance, as that is Columbus day week, and they usually don't offer free dining that week.
And, the Gartner Conference is the 6-10th of Oct so they will have little problem filling rooms.
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