Any Tricks For Getting Last Minute DCA Preview Passes??

Discussion in 'Disneyland (California)' started by BertChimneySweep, Jan 23, 2001.

  1. I just got good news/bad news. My employer is sending me at the last minute to a conference at a DL Hotel. Means there's no way to order preview passes of course. I have 1/31 free to go to the park. Anybody have any brilliant, sneaky or creative ideas about how to find the 1 magic ticket that day?

    If not its DL instead...I'll live. ;)

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  3. Tink33

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    I just saw tickets on an auction site. You might try there if you are willing to pay the price.

     
  4. Maybe...which site was it? I have to confess I don't know much about those sites. This may give me incentive to learn.

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  5. indy8888

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    We stayed at the Grand Californian this past weekend and were able to get tickets in to DCA. Apparently, if you are staying at one of the Disney Hotels and have a purchased ticket in to Disneyland they will give you a ticket in to DCA OR if you are staying at a Disney Hotel and have an annual pass to Disneyland you can buy a ticket in to DCA for $20. These tickets expire on 2/2/01.

    Good luck.
     
  6. SandiH

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    We are staying at the Grand Californian this weekend and figured we were out of luck on getting tickets to DCA - we'll check into buying them at the hotel!

    Sandi
     
  7. I hope that's true. The cro at Paradise Pier told me they were sold out. I think I'll try again. So far the auction boards haven't had the time frame I need available. Anyone know if there is some scalping going on near the gate?

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    Disney makes your heart so light!"

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  8. I'm still wondering if any of you who have been to DCA have noticed any low key scalping going on somewhere.

    So far I haven't found anything on auction boards or through the hotel for the time I have available, e.g. either 1/31 or 2/1.

    "Oh, It's a jolly holiday with Disney
    Disney makes your heart so light!"

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    CBR 2/98, PO 2/00, AS Movies 4/01!!
     
  9. disneydork

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    Hey Bert...

    I was in the same situation as you, trying to get tickets to a preview day at the last minute and was able to. I found an auction you might be interested in that has 4 tickets to the preview on Feb. 1st from 2pm-Midnight. I am not sure about the # of tickets you are looking for but this is the only auction I've seen for either of the dates you posted. As I am not sure about the rules concerning posting auction links on this page, please e-mail me if you'd like to know where to find this auction.

    Hope I was some help.

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  10. I would love to check out that auction...How do I find your e-mail address?

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    Disney makes your heart so light!"

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    CBR 2/98, PO 2/00, AS Movies 4/01!!
     
  11. disneydork

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    Hi Bert...

    You can find e-mail addresses in the profile of a user. I found yours in your profile and just e-mailed you already at your aol screen name.

    Good luck!

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  12. I got it and am familiarizing myself with that e-ful process. Got my mouse ears crossed. :D
    Thanks again!!

    "Oh, It's a jolly holiday with Disney
    Disney makes your heart so light!"

    pre-crash vet
    Disneyland '70, '73, '78, '81, '87, '97, Paradise Pier 1/01!
    CBR 2/98, PO 2/00, AS Movies 4/01!!
     
  13. Just spoke with a Guest Services cm at PP. Apparently resort guests CAN purchase up to 5 preview passes at $20.
    :-):Heels clicking in the Teabury Shuffle::) :D :D :D

    "Oh, It's a jolly holiday with Disney
    Disney makes your heart so light!"

    pre-crash vet
    Disneyland '70, '73, '78, '81, '87, '97, Paradise Pier 1/01!
    CBR 2/98, PO 2/00, AS Movies 4/01!!
     

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