Calling to see if a PIN is attached to your name??

Discussion in 'Disney Discount Codes and Rates' started by momof2chipmunks, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. momof2chipmunks

    momof2chipmunks Mouseketeer

    Feb 25, 2008
    I have read that some people call Disney to see if there is a PIN attached to their name. I'm a little confused. When I received my PIN last year it came through my email. So, if I did have a PIN attached to my name, shouldn't I have received notification via snail mail or email??? I am planning another trip later this year and have not gotten a PIN yet. Should I be calling regularly to see if there is a PIN attached to my name?? TIA
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  3. DCDisney

    DCDisney On my way...

    Nov 2, 2005
    I have gotten pins before on emails and post cards but if I am planning a trip and I see others post about pins I do call and see if I have the same offer. Most of the time I do. I know they have my adress and email and I have no idea why they don't send the offer if they intend you to have it but frequently they don't. I don't just call regularly though I only call if I hear about a particular pin I could use. I just did this a few days ago and sure enough I did have a pin I could use and it improved my savings beyond the AAA rate I already had booked.
  4. mlittig

    mlittig DIS Veteran

    Apr 22, 2009
    I called about a pin I had but could not use and asked if there were any others. I did have another one I could use but I never received an e-mail about it :confused3
  5. Scubee

    Scubee DIS Veteran

    Oct 30, 2009
    I called to book my dates for Oct and had a PIN attached to my name for all four types of resorts. The only notification I had ever received was a 20% off Value PIN when I ordered the 2010 planning DVD. I've seen a number of others stating that they had PINs in their name but had not received notifications either.
  6. luapgib

    luapgib Mouseketeer

    Mar 9, 2004
    My question is do I just call the reservation number? Second do they get annoyed when someone just calls to ask about a pin?
  7. rick75

    rick75 Earning My Ears

    Nov 12, 2008
    I called yesterday to see if I had a pin. All I had was one through June for hotel discounts. Not what I was looking for as we are going in early December. I was told to call back as it gets closer.
  8. dd50

    dd50 DIS Veteran

    May 21, 2009
    Yes you call that number and some do get annoyed and some don't. Most are nice and look for you.
  9. tr-ray

    tr-ray DIS Veteran

    Jul 6, 2008
    I called today (about 2 months since i called last) out of curiosity, since last time I had the PIN for the room only discounts thru 6/3...

    And lo & behold, I had the coveted PIN that goes through December ;D So, I will be booking this week.

    And for the record, I have not gotten either by email or snail mail!!
  10. tinkabella627

    tinkabella627 DIS Veteran

    Aug 3, 2008
    Well this is entertaining...I just called because I have received pin codes to both my married name and my maiden name. In looking through my email trash I have found both of them... however the girl that just looked them up for me told me that neither of my names exist in their computer.

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