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Old 10-07-2013, 11:00 AM   #1
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Calling with requests?

Hi everyone! Two quick questions...

1- I keep seeing it mentioned on the boards that if you have any room requests it is best to call in and make them. But who do I call? The actual resort or the WDW call center that I made the reservation with?

2- When is the best time to do make that call? At 60 days out? 30? A week before? We're still a ways out but I want to mark it on my calendar so I don't forget to do it, just like I have my ADR day on my calendar.
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Old 10-07-2013, 11:09 AM   #2
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Hi everyone! Two quick questions...

1- I keep seeing it mentioned on the boards that if you have any room requests it is best to call in and make them. But who do I call? The actual resort or the WDW call center that I made the reservation with?

2- When is the best time to do make that call? At 60 days out? 30? A week before? We're still a ways out but I want to mark it on my calendar so I don't forget to do it, just like I have my ADR day on my calendar.
You just call central reservations and hit the prompts to modify an existing reservation. Have your confirmation number handy. You can call and have them add the requests at any time up to about a week out from your check in date. I've heard that they start the room assignments at about 5 days out. So you need to get the requests in before then. I've made the requests at six months out or more. I usually do it when I am calling for another reason, like adding tickets or my flight numbers for Magic Express.
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Old 10-07-2013, 01:37 PM   #3
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Thank you sooooo much!
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April 27-28, 2009: All Star Music Resort - Country Western Area
This was our quick-take-a-Disney-vacation-to-get-a-feel-of-what-it's-like-before-we-have-kids-to-drag-along trip.
Planning in Progress:
May 4-10, 2014: Coronado Springs Resort
This is our the-kids-are-only-little-for-so-long-so-lets-make-this-as-magical-and-as-awesome-as-possible trip.
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