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Old 03-01-2013, 06:24 AM   #1
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BONNET CREEK SHUTTLE FEE in effect tomorrow

The management of Bonnet Creek has finally formally announced the details of the new shuttle fee at Wyndham Bonnet Creek, via a letter delivered to all guests last night. Here is the gist of the letter:

"To Our Valued Owners and Guests:

Based on owner feedback, the Bonnet Creek Homeowners Association will modify its transportation fee to a $5 per person/per round trip fee for ALL guests, regardless of ownership. Children 3 and under will ride free. The fee which goes into effect on March 2, 2013, covers the cost of providing shuttle transportation to and from Walt Disney World® theme parks."


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Old 03-01-2013, 02:38 PM   #2
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it is still better than the Hilton - their fee was $12 per person per ride to WDW or US.

you could walk to Seaworld
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So does that mean everyone pays the fee or only those people using the shuttle pay?
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Old 03-01-2013, 03:49 PM   #4
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Only those using the service will pay. You will buy your Tickets at the front desk.
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Old 03-01-2013, 03:57 PM   #5
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Ok thanks!
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:30 PM   #6
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Did I miss something!? I thought it was $12 a family
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Only those using the service will pay. You will buy your Tickets at the front desk.
That's correct -- only those using the shuttle service. Still...if you have several kids, it will be expensive.
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:47 PM   #8
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Did I miss something!? I thought it was $12 a family
they got too many complaints - so they changed it.

Since very few guests staying at WBC even used the bus - it was decided that bus should pay it own way.
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they got too many complaints - so they changed it.

Since very few guests staying at WBC even used the bus - it was decided that bus should pay it own way.
I disagree, lots of guests used the shuttle. We did not use them much, but the few times we did they were often filled to the gills.

The new fee is certainly an incentive for people to drive instead, which means the bus may not be around much longer.
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Is this a per use fee? If you use the shuttle one or two times, do you just pay for those trips or do you pay by your length of stay?
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Is this a per use fee? If you use the shuttle one or two times, do you just pay for those trips or do you pay by your length of stay?
$5 per person, per round trip. No fee when you don't use the shuttle.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:15 AM   #12
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I bet very soon you will get free shuttle use for going to a timeshare presentation.
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:22 AM   #13
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I disagree, lots of guests used the shuttle. We did not use them much, but the few times we did they were often filled to the gills.

The new fee is certainly an incentive for people to drive instead, which means the bus may not be around much longer.
More cars would equal ... possibility of need of additional parking spaces / overflow parking lot.
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$5 per person, per round trip. No fee when you don't use the shuttle.
Thanks, it's good to know we can use it on an "as needed" basis.
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Thanks, it's good to know we can use it on an "as needed" basis.
This fee really bothers me. We booked thinking it was $12 per unit and I was ok with that. Then it was $5 per person per day and that too was ok. However, we have 2 small children, age 3 and 4. This means that if we go back to the resort in the late afternoon for naps/rest and return to the park in the evening for fireworks or parade, we pay again. $15 there and $15 again is crazy. I am not paying $30 per day in shuttle fees. I think there will be a lot of empty shuttles in the afternoon. It should be per day. What were they thinking? I feel like it was false advertising that we reserved at $12 per day, then $5 per person per day and now it's per round trip.
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