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Old 12-14-2012, 05:17 PM   #1
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Missed out on Fantasmic Dining Package

We're going over Easter. Other things took priority and I didn't get a reservation made. What would be a good strategy to get decent seats for Fantasmic? I use a scooter and I'm unsure how early we need to be anywhere.
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We're going over Easter. Other things took priority and I didn't get a reservation made. What would be a good strategy to get decent seats for Fantasmic? I use a scooter and I'm unsure how early we need to be anywhere.
If two shows are offered, go to the second show. Otherwise, plan on arriving at least 60 minutes prior to show time--possibly more given you're going during a busy time.
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I'm not sure how much you exhausted your resources trying to get your Fantasmick package. Sometimes you can get a reservation for one person at 3pm or something obscure like that. As long as your name is in the system, the restuarant staff and your waiter will assume the error was their fault and get you your passes. This has never failed to work for me and we travel with parties of 15+. I've even made regular dining reservations at restuarants that usually offer Fantasmick packages and talked my waiter out of pass, so don't give up!
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I would go about it in an honest manner and not cheat the system by checking for open spots daily. You never know when somebody might have to drop an ADR that you can swoop in an take. Or, as a PP said, since you're going over a busier time there should be 2 showings. The second showing is a great option since most families with younger ones (unless you have a young child with you as well, which is a different matter) opt for the early showing and leave afterward.
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Old 12-14-2012, 10:42 PM   #5
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you can also dine at lunch and get the passes. Just eat a larger lunch that day and a smaller snack around dinnertime. Then you show up with your priority seating passes and all is good.
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