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Old 04-02-2013, 07:53 PM   #2071
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No, I wouldn't worry. Last time I got mine 10 days before I left. I blame customs
Hello Neighbour~ This is our first onsite stay so I was wondering how late we would be getting the package seeing as it has to cross into the barrens of BC!
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:33 PM   #2072
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Called today to get the summer discount and upgraded to a Royal Room! And used the savings to pay for photopass plus. Can't wait for June to get here.
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:01 AM   #2073
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Hello Neighbour~ This is our first onsite stay so I was wondering how late we would be getting the package seeing as it has to cross into the barrens of BC!
Thought I would add, I'm in Nova Scotia and mine arrived recently. The Magical Express came to door by UPS and the coupons and tags came a few days later by regular mail
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:34 AM   #2074
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:45 AM   #2075
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POR vs POFQ

Please help me decide. The summer sale would save us about $400 if we switched from our current reservation at POFQ to a "preferred" room reservation at POR.

Need advice on the rooms, location, etc that would help me decide.
Is POFQ nicer? updated? more convenient? Please help!!!!!

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Old 04-03-2013, 07:47 AM   #2076
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Please help me decide. The summer sale would save us about $400 if we switched from our current reservation at POFQ to a "preferred" room reservation at POR.

Need advice on the rooms, location, etc that would help me decide.
Is POFQ nicer? updated? more convenient? Please help!!!!!

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If it was me and could save $400 mod vs mod, I'd save the $$ plus, you're getting preferred. But that's just me.
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:58 AM   #2077
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About what time will the campfire take place in June?
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Martyap, I would save the money and switch to POR. The rooms are recently refurbished. The work finished up in the summer of 2012.
Here are some pictures of the from last year.





You can still use the admenities of POFQ. I think the draw for POFQ is the smaller size. With a preffered location at POR, you will be close to the main lobby/dining.
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About what time will the campfire take place in June?
http://www.portorleans.org/recreatio...le.php#Current

Per this link, last June it was at 9pm.
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Please help me decide. The summer sale would save us about $400 if we switched from our current reservation at POFQ to a "preferred" room reservation at POR.

Need advice on the rooms, location, etc that would help me decide.
Is POFQ nicer? updated? more convenient? Please help!!!!!

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http://www.portorleans.org/rooms.php

Scroll down to see a 360 degree view of the Alligator Bayou section rooms after the refurb (where the Preferred Rooms are).

I answered you in your other thread, but I absolutely would make the switch (in fact, we did with the Spring Discount )
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So, for a Thursday arrival (June 20), would you fax your request on the Friday before or the Monday before? Thanks.
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Please help me decide. The summer sale would save us about $400 if we switched from our current reservation at POFQ to a "preferred" room reservation at POR.

Need advice on the rooms, location, etc that would help me decide.
Is POFQ nicer? updated? more convenient? Please help!!!!!

Thanks
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I just did that. It actually cost me $2.50 more to move to POR because I had booked a POFQ room at the AAA rate. I did it for 2 reasons. I want to spend time at a pool but I would prefer a 'quiet' pool rather than the only pool at FQ, as it will be just me. Also, I suspect that it will be better to take the boat to DDT from POR. If anyone can comment on the boat situation in July, I please do.

I was at POR for the first time in Dec. DH and I stayed at POFQ twice several years ago. I love them both.

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Old 04-03-2013, 08:39 AM   #2083
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We just switched our June ressie from POFQ to POR too~ three total packages (big family vacation)~ total savings of $950!!!!
Got the standard view rooms and hoping for mansion side! We usually stay at POFQ, but the savings for POR vs. POFQ were too good to pass up! Been a while since we've stayed at POR~ excited to go back!
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:52 AM   #2084
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Could someone please tell me what a "preferred" room offers......is it location?
What would we be missing if we switched from POFQ garden view to POR preferred? Are there more pools at POR? Are they convenient to the preferred?
Is the restaurant close to preferred?

We are going in the summer and after walking at the parks all day we do not want to have to walk "miles" within the resort. Just trying to get a handle on the differences of the two sister resorts. The reason we selected POFQ months ago was because it was compact, easy to get around, easier for Disney transportation to the parks, etc.
Thanks so much!!!!
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hot tubs in room

Are there any rooms that have hot tubs in them anywhere inside Disney?
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