are any and all room reservations eligible for a surprise resort upgrade?

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  1. KelseyLaPerle

    KelseyLaPerle Mouseketeer

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    We're staying using the AP discount and I'm wondering if that prevents us from possibly receiving a resort/room upgrade.

    Don't get me wrong, I know resort upgrades are rare - I just want to know if it's even a possibility!
     
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  3. B-Ride

    B-Ride Getting My Disney Fix

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    I would guess it is a always a possibility as long as you are staying at a Disney resort.:thumbsup2
     
  4. minnie mum

    minnie mum Unapologetic Disney Fan(atic)

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    Just a very, very remote one.
     
  5. nkereina

    nkereina Last chance to lose your keys.

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    Upgrades solely depends on occupancy rates and overbookings. How you booked doesn't matter. When they need to move someone - they do it.
     
  6. pixarmom

    pixarmom DIS Veteran

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    We've received upgrades both with and without the AP discount, and on very rare occasions. But usually, we get a room within our booking category that feels like an upgrade because it's just that great!
     
  7. Lynne M

    Lynne M Moderator Moderator

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    Resort/room upgrades are done for the resort's operational needs, so it's not really about anything you've done. From what I'm told, it's a matter of happening to have a particular room type booked for dates that the resort needs it. In other words, purely a matter of luck. :)
     
  8. OhMari

    OhMari WDW PreTrip and Trip Moderator Moderator

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    We got a upgrade "room" from Standard Room to Pool View at the Beach Club. It was ESPN weekend and all the people that worked for ESPN was staying there. So I don't know if they booked all the standard rooms. But we over looked the quiet pool by the entrance to Epcot.
    You can always ask. But becareful, because sometimes you get charged.
     
  9. lililoo12

    lililoo12 Mouseketeer

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    i got pixie dust last month and booked with my ap discount.
     

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