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Old 10-17-2012, 08:02 PM   #16
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4A to Cat T

#1. What catagory did you pay for? 4A with DVC Points...
#2. Which Ship? Dream
#3. Number of Nights? 4
#4. Month/Year of Sailing 10/6/12
#5. What was your Port of Arrival time assignment? 1:30 p.m.
#6. What time did you check-in? 10:35 a.m.
#7. What catagory were you offered for upgrade? Cat T
#8. How much was the upgrade? $700
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Old 10-17-2012, 09:25 PM   #17
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#1. What category did you pay for? 5A (Florida Resident)
#2. Which Ship? Disney Dream
#3. Number of Nights? 4
#4. Month/Year of Sailing 1/2012
#5. What was your Port of Arrival time assignment? 10:30AM
#6. What time did you check-in? 10:45AM (at port)
#7. What category were you offered for upgrade? 00V
#8. How much was the upgrade? $560

I was expecting it to be a little less, and they only had 2 left at the time. I really only wanted to get a CAT 4A room, but they only had 2 Concierge CAT 00V rooms left.
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Old 10-17-2012, 09:29 PM   #18
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#1. What catagory did you pay for? 9A
#2. Which Ship? Disney Dream
#3. Number of Nights? 3
#4. Month/Year of Sailing October 2012
#5. What was your Port of Arrival time assignment? 11:00 - 11:30
#6. What time did you check-in? 11:00ish
#7. What category were you offered for upgrade? T, 5E, 5D, and a few 4's before settling on a 5B
#8. How much was the upgrade? Our 5B upgrade was $180 (the 5E would have been $90; I do recall one of the 4's would have been $280)
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:36 AM   #19
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:49 AM   #20
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Disregard, I think I figured it out

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Old 10-18-2012, 10:23 AM   #21
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#1. What catagory did you pay for?
(please make sure you put the catagory you paid for and not the catagory you were assigned. For *GT reservations please put whether it was IGT, OGT or VGT).
#2. Which Ship?
#3. Number of Nights?
#4. Month/Year of Sailing
#5. What was your Port of Arrival time assignment?
#6. What time did you check-in?
#7. What catagory were you offered for upgrade?
#8. How much was the upgrade?


1. Paid for a 4A (2A, 2C)
2. Dream
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5. 11:00
6. Think we checked in just before 11
7. Offered cat T
8. 700.00
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Old 10-18-2012, 10:55 AM   #22
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These are both old sailings, but thought it might be interesting to see how much upgrade rates have changed (or stayed the same).

#1. What catagory did you pay for? 5B
#2. Which Ship? Disney Magic
#3. Number of Nights? 7
#4. Month/Year of Sailing November 2010 (Western Caribbean)
#5. What was your Port of Arrival time assignment? No assigned times back then
#6. What time did you check-in? 12:00 p.m.
#7. What category were you offered for upgrade? T
#8. How much was the upgrade? $1550

#1. What catagory did you pay for? 11C
#2. Which Ship? Disney Wonder
#3. Number of Nights? 3 (Bahamas)
#4. Month/Year of Sailing October 2009
#5. What was your Port of Arrival time assignment? No assigned times back then
#6. What time did you check-in? 12:00 p.m.
#7. What category were you offered for upgrade? 4B
#8. How much was the upgrade? $570
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Old 10-18-2012, 11:35 PM   #23
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#1. What catagory did you pay for? OGT, was assigned 9B
(please make sure you put the catagory you paid for and not the catagory you were assigned. For *GT reservations please put whether it was IGT, OGT or VGT).
#2. Which Ship? Fantasy
#3. Number of Nights? 7
#4. Month/Year of Sailing Aug. 2012
#5. What was your Port of Arrival time assignment? 11
#6. What time did you check-in? 12
#7. What catagory were you offered for upgrade? 8B and 5
#8. How much was the upgrade? $175 for 8B and $645 for cat 5

The employee took the price chart and looked up 9B and priced it from there, not from 9D (the lowest category in OV)
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:32 AM   #24
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The employee took the price chart and looked up 9B and priced it from there, not from 9D (the lowest category in OV)
Interesting and a great piece of additional info to have!
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:22 AM   #25
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Does anyone know how DCL figures the cost of the upgrade at port? I know it is based on availability. We're currently booked in 11B but I'm really wanting cat 5 (or higher). I'm just wondering a price range so I can work it in to our budget.
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:26 AM   #26
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Does anyone know how DCL figures the cost of the upgrade at port? I know it is based on availability. We're currently booked in 11B but I'm really wanting cat 5 (or higher). I'm just wondering a price range so I can work it in to our budget.

They have a lamiated chart with lots of little boxes and numbers. No one knows that the algorithim is or how many charts they have based on ????.
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Old 10-19-2012, 12:37 PM   #27
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#1. What catagory did you pay for? 5B
#2. Which Ship? Wonder Pixar cruise
#3. Number of Nights? 7
#4. Month/Year of Sailing 10/7/12
#5. What was your Port of Arrival time assignment? 12:00 p.m.
#6. What time did you check-in? 9:25 a.m. in LA
#7. What catagory were you offered for upgrade? 1-BR and Royals
#8. How much was the upgrade? $865 and $1715
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Old 10-19-2012, 06:07 PM   #28
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. What category did you pay for?... 11b
#2. Which Ship?... Wonder
#3. Number of Nights? 7
#4. Month/Year of Sailing ....Sept 16 2012 LA

#5. What was your Port of Arrival time assignment? 11 a.m What time did you check-in? 10:30
#7. What category were you offered for upgrade? cat, 4 deluxe family stateroom

#8. How much was the upgrade? $660.00
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Old 10-19-2012, 06:34 PM   #29
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Cat paid for- 4A
Ship- Fantasy
#of nights- 7 eastern carribean 9/2012
Port arrival time- 11:00 (got there at 10 and waited in garage area)
Check in- 10:45
Category offered- Cat t- 1 BR
$of upgrade- $1,250
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