Category 4 or 5? Need advice

Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by keggero, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. keggero

    keggero Mouseketeer

    Jul 9, 2007
    Here's my situation. I have 400 pts to use by end of Nov 09. So the wife and I decided that a disney cruise might be the thing to do. A four night cruise in a Cat 5 room is 392pts and 408pts in a Cat 4 room. How do I go about paying for the extra 8 pts I need? There are only 4 of us (Me, wife, 6 yr old DD and 5 yr old DS). I can't think there's a big difference between a 4 and 5. What do you think?
  2. SplashMountainManiac

    SplashMountainManiac DIS Veteran

    Mar 26, 2006
    There is no difference between a 5 and a 6, but there is a pretty good difference between a 4 and a 5. With a cat 4 you get a larger steamer trunk for storage, an extra chair during the day and a room that gives you more space to spread out. The cat 5 is still the standard balcony, but you are adding some extra space in the cat 4.
  3. ibela

    ibela DIS Veteran

    Dec 28, 2006
    For the difference of 16 points, I'd definitely go with a cat 4. As far as getting the extra 8 points, I believe you would have to borrow from the following year or rent the additional 8 points from someone, you can't just pay for a few outright.

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