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Old 06-02-2012, 10:34 PM   #1
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Buying Tickets in Advance

Trying to figure out if its worth buying tickets in advance to save the $ on the increase. Assuming expiration is not a problem (since we will use what we buy in 1 trip), why wouldnt someone buy in advance if they have the money? You lose out on packages right? Is that a big enough reason? We still arent sure where we are going to stay when we go.

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Old 06-02-2012, 10:40 PM   #2
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That is one reason, since to get a package with dining or free dining, you would have to add tickets.

Maybe someone also wouldn't want their money tied up in Disney tickets, even if they were saving a bit of money and would rather wait until closer to their trip.
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Old 06-03-2012, 07:06 AM   #3
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We have never used packages because to us free dining doesn't make up for rack rate on tickets and rooms; however, I believe if you get a package, you only need one ticket so buying in advance saves on the other tickets and you put the extra ticket away for another trip. I have various tickets from back to 2008 because family circumstances have eft us with stray tickets. Now we only stay off site and we just got 4 more tickets for our trip next June (added to the other tickets from prior years we are ready)
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