Any news on free dining going into October 2013?

Discussion in 'Disney Rumors and News' started by gbaker, May 26, 2013.

  1. merimarie

    merimarie Mouseketeer

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    I've called and had them add offers after I've booked. I think it just has to apply to the resort and dates you're staying and be at least a few days in advance of arrival.
     
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  3. LouFapp

    LouFapp Semi-Phenomenal Nearly Cosmic Powers

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    Yes to both but be careful. If you add the free dining no biggy but if you use a promo that lowers the cost of your vacation there is a fee involved. I don't remember how much but as long as your package stays the same amount (like when adding free dining) or goes up (like booking a more expensive room) there is no fee. I just looked it up but I can't find where it confirms that. The only fee that is shown is if you make changes 44 days or less before your arrival date and it's $50 but I would double check with a CM because I do remember seeing a fee if you change your package and the price is less then your current package.
     
  4. smitch425

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    There is no fee at all to change anything on your package as long as it is done 45 days out. :thumbsup2
     
  5. ~Tonga Wingo~

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    I have even had them waive it inside the 45 day period when I made a change. I didn't ask, the cast member just did it so it may just depend on who you get.
     
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  7. smitch425

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    Thanks for posting in this thread. We've been trying to get to all of the FD threads to make sure people saw the new thread posted earlier this morning, but I guess we missed this one. :goodvibes

    Here is the link to the latest FD thread..

    http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3141417
     
  8. KathieSmallwood

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    I missed the new thread posted earlier this morning. What did it say? Oh never mind. Just noticed the link
     
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    I have just noticed since this free dining rumor has been announced that alot of the rooms that are left over are being booked up. DOES THIS MEAN THAT DISNEY MAY NOT RELEASE FREE DINING ON THESE DATES IF ALL ROOMS GET BOOKED? I know the rooms are being booked because I look at the site frequently and noticed alot of rooms not available now since this rumor was released yesterday.
     
  11. DebbieB

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    Not all dates and rooms will be available. If a room type is already booked for a certain date, that room/date will not be included in free dining.
     
  12. rescuegirl

    rescuegirl Earning My Ears

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    Sure hope they offer free dining in October....will be there from 10/28 thru 11/3 and could use a break!
     
  13. smitch425

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    :welcome:

    Sit tight for a couple more weeks! It's coming! :goodvibes
     
  14. lstone02

    lstone02 Earning My Ears

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    Smitch425..You seem to know a lot ...how sure are you that beginning of December is not going to be included in the free dinning offer? When do you think disney will officially announce that they are going to offer it beginning 8/1?
     
  15. smitch425

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    As of now, the leaked dates seem to be pretty solid, BUT nothing is 100% until it is released. Disney will not release anything official prior to the deal's start date, however, Disney Visa holders should be able to book the offer on Monday July 29, so the dates will be released officially on that day. There is a room offer rumored to be coming out as well. I really hope it fills in the gaps of the FD offer. I know that many posters reported that the recent PIN code sold very well for the first week of December, so that may be why that week looks to be excluded from the public offer. It is common for Disney to offer PINs with a vast amount of dates and once they see how well the bookings went, they adjust the public offer to reflect the bookings they still need.

    Fingers crossed for everyone needing a deal! :goodvibes. pixiedust:
     
  16. Haneyman

    Haneyman Holeinmypocket

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    I booked my trip at 180 days out for October. NO ONE I know that booked early received the free dining PIN. I know at least 5 people who are frequent Disney visitors who did NOT book early and received PIN offers. This will change my mind about booking early next year. Hopefully free dining WILL be extended and my 8 night trip will turn into a 10 night trip:cool1:!!!-First post- by the way
     
  17. smitch425

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    :welcome:

    PINs are random. I usually book in Dec for an Oct trip (this year I waited until Feb, though), and we still got the PIN well after we booked (got the PIN the end of May). It happens for me like that every year. Best of luck to you! :goodvibes
     

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