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Old 07-06-2014, 05:02 PM   #1801
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Yes there are Halloween activities at the resorts. See some of the historical schedules from previous years at http://www.portorleans.org/recreatio...s-schedule.php.



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Old 07-06-2014, 08:17 PM   #1802
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Does anyone know if POR or POFQ are included in the military discounts that are offered? (I have heard that both resorts are excluded from the free dining offer, so I thought maybe they'd be excluded for other discounts too.)
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Old 07-06-2014, 08:58 PM   #1803
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Yes there are Halloween activities at the resorts. See some of the historical schedules from previous years at http://www.portorleans.org/recreatio...s-schedule.php. Andre
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Old 07-06-2014, 10:18 PM   #1804
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Does anyone know if POR or POFQ are included in the military discounts that are offered? (I have heard that both resorts are excluded from the free dining offer, so I thought maybe they'd be excluded for other discounts too.)
They haven't released the military rate for anything after September 2014 yet, but it has been included this past year. POR is DH and I's favorite resort, and we ALWAYS use the military rate. It's about 35% off the rack rate.
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:54 AM   #1805
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Does anyone know if POR or POFQ are included in the military discounts that are offered? (I have heard that both resorts are excluded from the free dining offer, so I thought maybe they'd be excluded for other discounts too.)
We have used the Military discount at POR the last 3 summers and are heading there again using it this August.
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Old 07-07-2014, 07:40 PM   #1806
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They haven't released the military rate for anything after September 2014 yet, but it has been included this past year. POR is DH and I's favorite resort, and we ALWAYS use the military rate. It's about 35% off the rack rate.
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We have used the Military discount at POR the last 3 summers and are heading there again using it this August.
Thanks for the quick responses! We were thinking about WL for next trip, but the budgeter in me says POR would be a better choice for this trip. (My goal in life is to eventually stay at every resort) We've visited but never stayed. It looks fun though, and I think our family would enjoy!
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:58 PM   #1807
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Thanks for the quick responses! We were thinking about WL for next trip, but the budgeter in me says POR would be a better choice for this trip. (My goal in life is to eventually stay at every resort) We've visited but never stayed. It looks fun though, and I think our family would enjoy!

DH and I have that very same goal. We haven't stayed at any Values, because we can't get passed the service and quality of POR. It was the hotel that started the Disney resort craze in us.

Honestly, we just stayed at WL for two days for the 24 hour event, it was gorgeous, but I love POR. We didn't get to use the pool, but I was underwhelmed even by looking at it. The lobby is beautiful and would definitely stay at least once, but POR is still my favorite.
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Old 07-08-2014, 05:41 PM   #1808
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Has anyone done many of the activities at POR? We've stayed there before and love it but we didn't spend much time at the resort. With 2 9 year olds we might want to try the fishing hole and the campfire and maybe a movie.
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Old 07-08-2014, 05:54 PM   #1809
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Has anyone done many of the activities at POR? We've stayed there before and love it but we didn't spend much time at the resort. With 2 9 year olds we might want to try the fishing hole and the campfire and maybe a movie.
The movies are a lot of fun! A nice break from the parks in the evening. Last year our room was in Oak Manor, right near the courtyard where they play the movies. It was nice having our room close by if someone wanted to go get a snack or drink.

We've done the fishing hole once, but didn't have much luck. I think my girls enjoyed it, but we didn't have one single bite, and neither did any of the other people who were out on the dock
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Old 07-09-2014, 10:38 AM   #1810
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Getting my fax ready to send and I can't decide which building to request. We have garden view and I want Alligator Bayou. I want to be very close to a bus stop and parking but I really don't mind a longer walk to the Food Court. I'm thinking building 38. We were in that last Magnolia building last time and the walk to the food court wasn't bad at all.

Has anyone stayed in the 30's area? Any other suggestions?
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Old 07-09-2014, 11:04 AM   #1811
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Don't request a building, just say what you want: Alligator Bayou, near a bus stop and parking.
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Old 07-09-2014, 11:34 AM   #1812
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We had a great room.. Building 24 corner room.. it was like 20 steps from our door to our car. it was just like our own little house
The West Depot is right there too but we drove everywhere.
It was maybe a 5 minute walk to the mainhouse but it is a beautiful walk, we did it daily for the pool and food and didn't complain once..


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Old 07-09-2014, 11:50 AM   #1813
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Hello! We are staying at POR for our upcoming August trip. We are Disney veterans, but this is our first stay at this resort. I'm working on our window decs and wondered if anyone had the measurements for the windows here? I see from photos they have the segmented panes. Thanks so much for the help!
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Old 07-09-2014, 05:22 PM   #1814
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Hello! We are staying at POR for our upcoming August trip. We are Disney veterans, but this is our first stay at this resort. I'm working on our window decs and wondered if anyone had the measurements for the windows here? I see from photos they have the segmented panes. Thanks so much for the help!
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