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Old 08-08-2013, 07:00 AM   #166
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Have any of the Villas been included in tests so far?
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:00 AM   #167
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Have any of the Villas been included in tests so far?
POP was in August and last Sept.
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Old 08-08-2013, 08:11 AM   #168
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I got the SORRY error too... but I get a Donald Duck "SERVER BUSY" every other ADR that I make on the website too, so...
It seems like maybe there was something going on last night with dining reservations.

I had issues with trying to make ADR's online so I called the dining number. No one answered so I called the main number. I was on hold FOREVER before I could talk to an agent. This was right before closing which isn't usually a busy time. Hopefully they worked out the technical issues. I haven't looked at anything this morning.
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Old 08-09-2013, 07:55 AM   #169
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I had issues with trying to make ADR's online so I called the dining number. No one answered so I called the main number. I was on hold FOREVER before I could talk to an agent. This was right before closing which isn't usually a busy time. Hopefully they worked out the technical issues. I haven't looked at anything this morning.
I had mega hold times last night myself and it was fairly late. Got right thru at 6:30p est to switch stuff around , called back around 9p est and was on hold FOREVERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR, like my phone disconnected 3 times.
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Old 08-09-2013, 09:02 AM   #170
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It seems like maybe there was something going on last night with dining reservations.

I had issues with trying to make ADR's online so I called the dining number. No one answered so I called the main number. I was on hold FOREVER before I could talk to an agent. This was right before closing which isn't usually a busy time. Hopefully they worked out the technical issues. I haven't looked at anything this morning.
It has been like this all week! I used up about 120 mins on my phone in one day waiting for them to take me off hold and I still haven't been able to get through to pay for my resort
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Old 08-09-2013, 09:44 AM   #171
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Check in on Sept 2nd to POP. The 17 day mark is approaching! We...lol I sooo want to test these MagicBands! Hubby thinks I'm nutz
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Old 08-09-2013, 09:49 AM   #172
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POP was in August and last Sept.
POR was also, maybe... (I'm not sure the resort had anything to do with it though, see below)

We were FP+ testers late Sept 2012 at MK. (could reserve 4 FP+ that MK day)

The thing was, it wasn't really connected to the resort at all though. There was nothing that the resort needed to do. All of it was done ahead of time through Disney's website, and then the FP+ cards were sent to us in the mail before we left.

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Old 08-09-2013, 11:03 AM   #173
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I am not at all sure that me and my family will like the FP+ system, but nonetheless I sort of hope we get to test it. I figure since we are going the last week of September the crowds will be so low that we can overcome things even if FP+ turns out to be whackydoodle
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Old 08-09-2013, 12:51 PM   #174
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Any tips?

Our trip is quickly approaching - 30 days and counting down!

Are there any tips for getting included in the FP+? Does calling help - if so, who should I call (reservations, hotel directly, other)? We are staying at CBR, which sounds like others have been getting some FP+ staying there.

Also, I have booked the trip with my 2 yr old and infant who are both on the reservations but of course, have no tickets as they are under 3. But since they have no tickets, I'm kind of assuming they won't get a FP+ since there's nothing really to link, but it could be a nice security feature for lost children if she actually DID have a FP+... Anyone have any feedback on children who are under 3 in a party if they have gotten FP+?

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Old 08-09-2013, 02:36 PM   #175
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we're exactly 40 days out right now. I'm assuming if we were going to be using magic bands or fp+ that we'd have been notified by now, right?
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Just hit the 30 day mark and still nothing. (I have also been paid off for almost 2 months) Fine with me I am totally okay with FP-

Edited to add: Oh, and I'm staying at Pop!
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Old 08-09-2013, 03:49 PM   #177
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We are 28 days out, and have heard nothing so far. But I keep checking the website to see if the magic bands might show up.

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Old 08-09-2013, 04:00 PM   #178
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Our trip is quickly approaching - 30 days and counting down!

Are there any tips for getting included in the FP+? Does calling help - if so, who should I call (reservations, hotel directly, other)? We are staying at CBR, which sounds like others have been getting some FP+ staying there.
There's absolutely nothing you can do to get included. There's not even any indication as to when the next test might take place (the current one is running for most of August). If/when there is more testing, the only way to get in will likely be what it's been so far - they will be offering it to only guests of specific resorts during specific windows.

Of course, it's possible they'll change up the methods, but that's how things are going right now.

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Also, I have booked the trip with my 2 yr old and infant who are both on the reservations but of course, have no tickets as they are under 3. But since they have no tickets, I'm kind of assuming they won't get a FP+ since there's nothing really to link, but it could be a nice security feature for lost children if she actually DID have a FP+... Anyone have any feedback on children who are under 3 in a party if they have gotten FP+?

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As far as security goes, the process in place for lost children is already efficient. They handle it well. A Magicband wouldn't really increase the efficiency of it (unless a parent didn't notice their child is missing )
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Old 08-09-2013, 04:48 PM   #179
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We are 28 days out, and have heard nothing so far. But I keep checking the website to see if the magic bands might show up.

Laura
We have nothing either, but we must be arriving around the same time. Curently our time is down to 28D 12 H 42 M and 54 seconds.

And yes, I AM counting.
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Old 08-10-2013, 10:30 AM   #180
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We have nothing either, but we must be arriving around the same time. Curently our time is down to 28D 12 H 42 M and 54 seconds.

And yes, I AM counting.
34 days for us. Still nothing as well.
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