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Old 07-08-2013, 11:51 AM   #1201
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I didn't know there was a dessert party at POR...?

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Sorry, Dessert Party is at the Magic Kingdom..
I don't think you picked up on the sarcasm, he was probably referring to the fact that this is an FAQ thread about POR, not the Wishes Dessert Party
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:21 PM   #1202
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I'm sorry you are not able to stay where you really want too, but at least you will be in Disney!! We originally booked All Star Movies but switched to POR RR only because things worked out well for us. I'm a server and since I often have cash on me, I pay for things in whole dollars and save up all my change in piggy banks. You would be amazed by how much you can accumulate by doing this. I do realize though that not everyone carries cash but just wanted to let you know my little secret that has helped us to afford a WDW trip with a stay at POR. Have a great vacation when you go!!!
We do the same thing also.... money in the Disney Jug. We make sure that we put something each day and on the days we have no change.... a dollar bill goes in.... it adds up fast!!!
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You need to BOOK a King Bed room, and REQUEST a location close to the main buildings.

All of the rooms with king-size beds in them are sold under the 'King Bed' category, even those located in buildings 14, 15, etc. If you booked a Preferred Location room you would get either a standard or garden view room in buildings 14, 15, 18 or 27 - but you won't get a king bed.

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I suppose the most important thing to us is the location. A king bed would be nice but certainly not essential so I am thinking it would be best to go for the preferred room just to be sure of getting that
By the way, I've just been looking at your website - wow, you have done an incredible job!
So much info, thanks so much for helping everyone plan
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We do the same thing also.... money in the Disney Jug. We make sure that we put something each day and on the days we have no change.... a dollar bill goes in.... it adds up fast!!!
I do that too. In Canada change can add up fast since we have $1 and $2 coins
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36 days til we get to POR. Got my Mickey mail today. Nice birthday treat for me today.
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36 days til we get to por. Got my mickey mail today. Nice birthday treat for me today.
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:38 AM   #1207
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he was probably referring to the fact that this is an FAQ thread about POR, not the Wishes Dessert Party
Curses, rumbled.

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Old 07-09-2013, 08:35 AM   #1208
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Just catching up with this thread. First time staying on property with DH and three DD's 15,12 and 6.. Would you say it is ok for my elder two girls to travel to a park on the buses by themselves once we have done it as a family a few times if they wanted to?
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They, technically, can do it as long as your 15 year old has ID and proof of age. This is because nobody under 14 can enter parks alone with our somebody age 14 and older. According to the release: the policy wont be enforced by employees checking IDs at the entrance gates because most children under age 14 dont have official IDs. Instead employees will be given the authority to question and contact the parents of children who are entering the park alone and appear to be under age 14.
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How early do the buses show up to go to the parks? I booked an ADR at Akershus for 8:25 am and Epcot opens at 9:00 am. Will we make it using buses or should I cancel the breakfast? I guess we could consider taking a taxi if absolutely necessary. I'm just not sure if they have them onsite at POR; if not, how early do we need to call a cab? Around how much would it cost us? Sorry for so many questions, I'm just stressing.
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How early do the buses show up to go to the parks? I booked an ADR at Akershus for 8:25 am and Epcot opens at 9:00 am. Will we make it using buses or should I cancel the breakfast? I guess we could consider taking a taxi if absolutely necessary. I'm just not sure if they have them onsite at POR; if not, how early do we need to call a cab? Around how much would it cost us? Sorry for so many questions, I'm just stressing.
If Epcot opens at 9, you will easily catch a bus by 7:30. They also know there are breakfast ADR's at these places beginning at 8. I think you'll be fine. I wouldn't cancel. Walking into Epcot pre-opening is sooo cool. Taxis are available at POR easily as well. I wouldn't stress!
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How early do the buses show up to go to the parks?
Buses start rolling at 6:30.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:43 AM   #1213
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Sorry..new at this

[QUOTE=andrewilley;48902821]Curses, rumbled.

Sorry i didn't mean to offend anyone, if it helps i am staying at POR for the trip.
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If Epcot opens at 9, you will easily catch a bus by 7:30. They also know there are breakfast ADR's at these places beginning at 8. I think you'll be fine. I wouldn't cancel. Walking into Epcot pre-opening is sooo cool. Taxis are available at POR easily as well. I wouldn't stress!
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Buses start rolling at 6:30.
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