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Old 06-26-2013, 04:39 PM   #1
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How does guaranteed stateroom work?

We just booked a category 7a guaranteed on disney dream. When will we find out our cabin number? I read in one place where it is assigned at check in. But if we get to the port and drop off our luggage with the porters then go to the terminal how will they know where to deliver our luggage? Thanks!
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Old 06-26-2013, 04:43 PM   #2
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We just booked a category 7a guaranteed on disney dream. When will we find out our cabin number? I read in one place where it is assigned at check in. But if we get to the port and drop off our luggage with the porters then go to the terminal how will they know where to deliver our luggage? Thanks!
Guaranteed staterooms can be assigned at any time between the original booking date up to and including embarkation date. That said, GTY assignments generally start appearing in the 30-45 days out from cruise window. Sometime they are as far out as 60 days.

If you don't have a room number by the day you embark (not likely, but possible), the porters have a list they can look up room numbers on. They will match your name/reservation number up to find out the information.
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How about *GT rooms? How far in advance for these types of rooms?
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How about *GT rooms? How far in advance for these types of rooms?
From what I've read, about 2 weeks out is the norm for the *GT rooms.
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From what I've read, about 2 weeks out is the norm for the *GT rooms.
what is a *GT room?
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what is a *GT room?
The last-minute restricted fares, (IGT -Interior guaranty; OGT - Oceanview guaranty; VGT - Verandah guaranty). These are rates that DCL releases on cruises that aren't selling well, to fill the rooms.
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How about *GT rooms? How far in advance for these types of rooms?
I'm 53 days out and have a GTY room and have a room number as of today. Maybe that isn't the same?
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I'm 53 days out and have a GTY room and have a room number as of today. Maybe that isn't the same?
It's not. GTY rooms are guaranteed a specific category room and pays the same as if booking a specific room within that category. *GT rooms are the last-minute restricted fares I described above.
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Kelly, are you on the Aug 22 Dream? When did you get your assignment? I am 5e GTY and waiting on pins and needles!!!
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