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Old 08-30-2013, 09:30 AM   #2146
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Ok but it still looks like you started your trip at a testing resort. Did I miss something?
Sorry I missed the part about you staying at a non-testing resort first. Supposedly the non-testing resort can setup your bands to be active for you. I have read someone on here did that with success. So you should ask the front desk of your first resort to setup the bands to work starting day one. I'd search out the posts on this section of the boards to see if it turns up. There are so many threads that I cannot remember which one the poster was on.
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Sorry I missed the part about you staying at a non-testing resort first. Supposedly the non-testing resort can setup your bands to be active for you. I have read someone on here did that with success. So you should ask the front desk of your first resort to setup the bands to work starting day one. I'd search out the posts on this section of the boards to see if it turns up. There are so many threads that I cannot remember which one the poster was on.
Think I read that one too. Yes this info is overwhelming. IT did say I could stop by the testing resort before I checked in to have it set up and I will go that route if non/testing resort can't. Just trying to have the game plan set up. Thanks for your help .
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Old 08-30-2013, 09:51 AM   #2148
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Hi All! I apologize if this has been answered before, but I was finally able to book my FP+ now that we are 60 days out. I was able to book for certain attractions but no ability to make a FP+ for Illuminations, Fantasmic or Wishes. Has anyone else run into this scenario? Also, if I didn't choose three FP+ it chose the extra amount for me, sometimes ones that I didn't want. When I tried to cancel the ones I didn't want, it cancelled all the ones I did want! Will I be able to somehow cancel the ones that MDE chose for me?? This is SO CONFUSING!!
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Hi All! I apologize if this has been answered before, but I was finally able to book my FP+ now that we are 60 days out. I was able to book for certain attractions but no ability to make a FP+ for Illuminations, Fantasmic or Wishes. Has anyone else run into this scenario? Also, if I didn't choose three FP+ it chose the extra amount for me, sometimes ones that I didn't want. When I tried to cancel the ones I didn't want, it cancelled all the ones I did want! Will I be able to somehow cancel the ones that MDE chose for me?? This is SO CONFUSING!!
I also chose my FP+ this week and was NOT able to select any Fireworks/evening shows. Not sure about your issue with the cancelling the unwanted FP's. Sorry!
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Hi All! I apologize if this has been answered before, but I was finally able to book my FP+ now that we are 60 days out. I was able to book for certain attractions but no ability to make a FP+ for Illuminations, Fantasmic or Wishes. Has anyone else run into this scenario? Also, if I didn't choose three FP+ it chose the extra amount for me, sometimes ones that I didn't want. When I tried to cancel the ones I didn't want, it cancelled all the ones I did want! Will I be able to somehow cancel the ones that MDE chose for me?? This is SO CONFUSING!!
No you won't. It is a firm 3 FPs selected at the same time (sometimes 4 for MK). Use them or don't but to make 1 you have to make all of them.
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I have linked my park tickets from UT on MDE. Will they automatically be attached to our magic bands and KTTW card or do we still have to have the added when we check in?
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No you won't. It is a firm 3 FPs selected at the same time (sometimes 4 for MK). Use them or don't but to make 1 you have to make all of them.
I'm still shaking my head at this. What an absurd waste of FP capacity.
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I'm still shaking my head at this. What an absurd waste of FP capacity.
Except it's not, because Disney knows that a % of FP+ reservations won't be used. They calculate that in to the total that will be released. And in time, that % will become more and more accurate based on time of year, crowd levels, etc, to the point where they will be able to predict it fairly accurately.

So if a ride can handle 10,000 FP+ riders in a day, Disney will release many more FP+ than that - perhaps 15,000 - knowing that the % of redemptions will not be 100%. It's built into the reservation system.

It's no different than the many people who obtain a regular FP and end up not returning for it. Disney takes that into account, too, with the FP distribution rate. It's the same thing.
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Forgive me, I know this has probably been asked. When you make your choices with the FP+ online for your upcoming trip to WDW, how strict are they about enforcing your FP+ return times? Example for my first day I choose 3 rides:

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Are they strictly enforcing those return times? Will I not be able to enter say, Dionsaur, at 3pm instead? In years past we have had no troubles entering a ride once we secured our fast pass, no matter what time was printed on them. We could go 6 hours after the pass time ended with no concern. How much do I really have to stick to these times? Thanks
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Old 08-30-2013, 11:15 AM   #2155
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Forgive me, I know this has probably been asked. When you make your choices with the FP+ online for your upcoming trip to WDW, how strict are they about enforcing your FP+ return times? Example for my first day I choose 3 rides:

Ak Dinosaur 11-12
exped Everest 12:50-1:50
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Are they strictly enforcing those return times? Will I not be able to enter say, Dionsaur, at 3pm instead? In years past we have had no troubles entering a ride once we secured our fast pass, no matter what time was printed on them. We could go 6 hours after the pass time ended with no concern. How much do I really have to stick to these times? Thanks
Strictly enforcing return times, have been for a year now. You can go in and change those FP+ times individually if you'd like.
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Forgive me, I know this has probably been asked. When you make your choices with the FP+ online for your upcoming trip to WDW, how strict are they about enforcing your FP+ return times? Example for my first day I choose 3 rides:

Ak Dinosaur 11-12
exped Everest 12:50-1:50
Rapids 2:10-3:10

Are they strictly enforcing those return times? Will I not be able to enter say, Dionsaur, at 3pm instead? In years past we have had no troubles entering a ride once we secured our fast pass, no matter what time was printed on them. We could go 6 hours after the pass time ended with no concern. How much do I really have to stick to these times? Thanks
Strict enforcement of Fastpass returns started almost 17 months ago. You cannot return after the stated times. This is more important with FP+ being utilized as well - otherwise people wouldn't care what time those chose to return, and just showed up when they wanted to anyways.
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Thats what I was looking for and couldn't find. Thanks
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I have linked my park tickets from UT on MDE. Will they automatically be attached to our magic bands and KTTW card or do we still have to have the added when we check in?
We just did this. We did not have to give any more info at checking. They did not even ask to see the paper tickets.
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We just did this. We did not have to give any more info at checking. They did not even ask to see the paper tickets.
What if we have two sets of magic bands since we're doing a split stay? Are our UT papertickets attached to both sets of magic bands?
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What if we have two sets of magic bands since we're doing a split stay? Are our UT papertickets attached to both sets of magic bands?
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Multiple MagicBands or cards can be assigned to a single person, so activating a new MagicBand or card does not mean that you must deactivate an existing MagicBand or card. All active MagicBands or cards assigned to a person have access to the benefits and entitlements for that person. Adding a new MagicBand or card does not add new entitlements, such as additional theme park admissions.

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