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Old 03-29-2013, 09:48 AM   #2821
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...Same seems to have happened with POFQ. Since the rehab and more & more people "discovering" it, discounts are few and far between.
....along with 'free dining'...BTW, we didn't go with the Dining Plan - we are gonna wing it and pay OOP...
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Kimmar - good choice, going OOP!
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:59 AM   #2823
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Kimmar - good choice, going OOP!
....I have a funny feeling that I'm going to be ordering a lot of appys!
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I believe part of that has to do with the popularity of AKL. More and more people have gotten over their "fear" of it being too isolated, given it a try, and are now hopelessly hooked!! AKL-CL has become almost impossible to book with a discount any longer.

Same seems to have happened with POFQ. Since the rehab and more & more people "discovering" it, discounts are few and far between.
So true. My two favorite WDW resorts.
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:08 AM   #2825
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....I have a funny feeling that I'm going to be ordering a lot of appys!
Don't forget to try those Food & Beverage booths at Epcot -- mini F&WF!!



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So true. My two favorite WDW resorts.
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:10 AM   #2826
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Don't forget to try those Food & Beverage booths at Epcot -- mini F&WF!!

...absolutely!
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:21 AM   #2827
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...I moved my countdown thingie.....
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...I moved my countdown thingie.....
Much better! Now we can see ALL of it!
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...kewl...well, I'm headin' out to Kohl's and Target to look for some yoga pants and mebbe a pair of comfortable sneakers...
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:21 PM   #2830
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I have been watching the prices on the discounts that Disney has been offering lately. I find it very interesting that the discount for AKL is only for Standard view rooms. There is no other resort that has a "view" limitation as part of their discount offer.
I thought the discounts still apply to the other room classifications, just at a lesser percent? I had a 35% PIN during the 30% promo and was able to apply it to Savannah and Arusha but that dropped me to a 20% or 25% discount (forget which, but it was still good! When we just upgraded to CL we kept that discount as well. Do the regular promos only apply for sure to the one room class or do they, too, apply but in a smaller value (%) to the higher room classes?
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I thought the discounts still apply to the other room classifications, just at a lesser percent? I had a 35% PIN during the 30% promo and was able to apply it to Savannah and Arusha but that dropped me to a 20% or 25% discount (forget which, but it was still good! When we just upgraded to CL we kept that discount as well. Do the regular promos only apply for sure to the one room class or do they, too, apply but in a smaller value (%) to the higher room classes?
PINs may have a slightly better chance of discounts for different views than General codes or even AP discounts. It's getting harder and harder to predict Disney's marketing machine!

Let me put it this way: every time we think we have it figured out, it changes!

When we find a room category & price that we like, we book it......... but we never keep searching for a better discount (or upgraded view) until check-in day!
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Old 03-30-2013, 08:17 AM   #2832
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PINs may have a slightly better chance of discounts for different views than General codes or even AP discounts. It's getting harder and harder to predict Disney's marketing machine!

Let me put it this way: every time we think we have it figured out, it changes!

When we find a room category & price that we like, we book it......... but we never keep searching for a better discount (or upgraded view) until check-in day!
...you'd have thought, since I haven't stayed on property since 2007 that they'd send a PIN my way....but, NOOOOOOOOO...
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Old 03-30-2013, 08:45 AM   #2833
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....as I was walking around Kohl's yesterday (boy oh boy, was it CROWDED! ) I passed the handbag section and found this:



....an Elle wristlet for only $15! So much easier to carry around the parks than my big bag full of junk!
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....I have a funny feeling that I'm going to be ordering a lot of appys!
That's what we usually do. Split two apps, one main and maybe a dessert, but you have a DH, they eat more than women.

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Wow! You booked that right under the wire! I didn't realize that you were doing the single digit dance as you booked.
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Good afternoon, Js & Ks!

Brandi and David and I have a 6:00 reservation for dinner tonight. We ought to have at least one decent picture to share!
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