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Old 02-07-2013, 04:56 PM   #1
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Pre Paid Gratuities

If you call and pre pay gratuities can you use a Disney gift card or does it have to be a actual credit card?
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Old 02-07-2013, 04:59 PM   #2
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You can use a gift card.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:02 PM   #3
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Or a Disney Visa Rewards - adding this when you do final payment would also qualify for the 6 months zero interest...
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can you only pay gratuities ahead within a few months of the trip?
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can you only pay gratuities ahead within a few months of the trip?
You can pay them off a year in advance if you want...doesn't matter. I believe you just have to do it by 3 days before your cruise.

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Old 02-07-2013, 06:16 PM   #6
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In fact, if the transaction is over $250 with a Disney Visa, I believe it will still qualify for the zero percent interest as a separate transaction (similar to how the deposits or full payment are treated). Paying at the end of the cruise definitely does not qualify for the promotion.
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In fact, if the transaction is over $250 with a Disney Visa, I believe it will still qualify for the zero percent interest as a separate transaction (similar to how the deposits or full payment are treated). Paying at the end of the cruise definitely does not qualify for the promotion.
I don't believe it even has to be a $250 minimum. We pre-charged our 4-night tips about a month ahead, as a separate transaction, and got the no-interest deal. I believe it's any payment through Disney Travel that qualifies. Transactions onboard are not made through Disney Travel, just like transactions at the WDW parks or resorts.
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:48 AM   #8
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Is there somewhere to prepay them online?
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Is there somewhere to prepay them online?
No, I think you have to call.
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Old 02-08-2013, 01:24 PM   #10
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The PP is correct, you have to call either DCL or your TA to prepay them.
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