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Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by Tdisney, May 10, 2007.

  1. Tdisney

    Tdisney Mouseketeer

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    Not sure if this is the right place for this. Is it cheaper to book a package through disney for the room plus the tickets or book the rooms through disney and get your tickets through AAA. Or can you get both through AAA?
     
  2. beth_cam

    beth_cam DIS Veteran

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    That really depends.
    You can book whatever through aaa.
    You can not book a aaa discounted package through disney.
    You can book a aaa discounted room through disney.
    Usint aaa does not guarantee a discount. AAA discounts are limited and not available during holiday season.

    Making it a package doesn not make it cheaper or more expensive exactly. A package is the combination of the rack rate cost of the components, and gives you some small extras like mini golf discounts (if you book a package through aaa there are more little extras). You have to have a package to get the ddp. If you do not want the ddp you can save more money by booking a room only through either Disney or AAA and then purchasing your tickets separately - through aaa or undercovertourist.com or whatever.

    Now as to if booking with Disney or AAA is cheaper....
    If you want a package and the only discount you can get is aaa, then booking with aaa is cheaper since you can only book aaa discounted packages with aaa.
    However, if there is a disney special on a package, you may find that a better deal than the aaa deal. You can not add the aaa discount to a disney discount. AAA can still book that for you but it would be the same price with Disney or AAA.
    Since you can book a room only with a aaa discount either through aaa or Disney then the price for that reservation would be the same either way.
     
  3. disneycake

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    If you are looking to do a package (which it seems you are) then I would say price it through AAA and price it through Disney. If you book the package through AAA you'll get the room discount and some extras including a discount card to various restaurants and stores. However, you can only get that discount through AAA not through Disney and AAA only has a certain amount of rooms set aside for the packages. You may also have to be flexible with your hotel choice or dates but if you can get it you'll save a lot of money. Instead of arriving on a Saturday we are arriving on a Sunday and saving $200.
     

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