Free Dining Oct-Dec Is Here!!

Discussion in 'Disney Discount Codes and Rates' started by black562, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. laceyinwonderland

    laceyinwonderland Mouseketeer

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    Thank goodness!!! :) This is our first time staying at a mod and having the regular dining plan! Ive got 5 awesome ADR's, all new to our family, and I was so worried I would have to cx most of them if FD didnt come!! Wohoo!!! So now Im off to email my TA and make sure she plans to be in the office bright and early that monday morning with MY stuff on the TOP of her list of things to do!! LOL :rotfl:
     
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  3. black562

    black562 DIS Veteran

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    Yes the room discount frequently falls in line with free dining. It will in this case as well.
     
  4. Angela72181

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    Have we all mentioned how we love you Joe??

    What a perfect Early Birthday present for me AND a great way to start off our trip to Disneyland that we leave for in not even 2 days now...

    Just hope that there's availability for a POFQ discount as we're already booked there.

    Now I can enjoy this trip and then focus on paying off our next trip in December :)
     
  5. TheRatPack

    TheRatPack Under penalty of law this tag not to be removed ex

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    Looks like a split stay for us.....wanting to check in on the 28th.....so we'll be doing room only on that day and then starting our package on Sunday the 29th. Hate to do that, but FDing saves us a TON.
     
  6. HBGdancermom

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    :dance3::dance3::thumbsup2:thumbsup2:cool1::cool1::cool1::cheer2::cheer2::grouphug::rotfl::hippie::hug::flower3::dancer:party:party::teeth:

    Does that explain how I feel right now!!!!:flower3:
     
  7. moepanz

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    I hope the the Dec. 12th date is accurate! If so I will be able to take advantage of FD for the majority of our trip! We check in on the 10th! Split reservation here I come! :cool1:
     
  8. xipotec

    xipotec Grinning Ghosts

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    Yes this is correct, i just called. CM also stated PIN's are out for these dates but my Mickey Mailbox did not yet have a PIN. (So what else is new) They stated that they would split the ressie into two separate stays. Stay one would be a normal (rack rate) or room discount rate, for the days you stay before the FD dates. They second ressie would start at the FD dates and last through the rest of the trip. That puts most of our trip in the FD stay, and since its a Deluxe you get DDP and we never use all our credits unless we do room service or a bunch of double credit ressies..... Wonder if anyone has done this before...... CM stated we might have to change rooms .... Or even resorts.....
    Thanks for the info Black!
     
  9. Music City Mama

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    I'm really surprised to see that through 11/23 date -- I really would have thought the cut-off would've been 11/21 or 11/22.

    This is my dilemma:

    I'm arriving 11/23 and have APs (and have 30% bounceback rate the night of 11/23).

    Assuming these dates are correct and I can use FD on with a check-in date of 11/23, my trip will cost me about $400 more (because of having to purchase 4 sets of 2-day base tickets and losing the 30% on the first night). HOWEVER, 1) I will have those 2-day tickets to put toward a future trip (they price-bridge these, right?) and 2) I'll be eating better.

    If they offer a room only or AP rate, I'm sure it won't be through the entire length of my stay (as I'm there the week of Thanksgiving), but it would save me money and I'd have to see if I'd rather save the money this year or have the benefit of the 2-day passes for future use.

    A downside of it being offered through 11/23 while it does benefit me is that it benefits that many more people who may not have necessarily gone but will go for free dining making Thanksgiving week even more crowded than usual.
     
  10. HBGdancermom

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    Now I have 2 weeks to figure out which discount works in our favor!! What a GREAT problem to have!:cool1::cool1:
     
  11. laceyinwonderland

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    hahahah I LOVE IT!!!! I feel the same way!! I just ran out to give 2 "disney Loving" co-workers of mine some hugs!! One has her trip planned with a PIN and the other isnt going til 2014. Neither of them were as excited for me as I know all my DIS friends are!!! So :grouphug::cheer2::cool1::grouphug:pixiedust::grouphug: to you too!!!!
     
  12. Sylkie31

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    I am so happy for you HGB!!
     
  13. Mommaof3

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    Happy for those that this will help! It is happy news indeed. I am the first week of Dec so it will not help me. Back to the drawing board.:sad1:
    Melissa
     
  14. quiescentfury

    quiescentfury Earning My Ears

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    Yay, so happy. We were going to do dec 11-16 now changing to 12-17.
     
  15. plutospalforever

    plutospalforever Statler & Waldorf

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    It was first reported on yourfirstvisit.net. No exact dates yet, but keep following his site because I am sure they will follow soon. With the RO that came out along with Sept free dining offer, RO had expanded dates, so hopefully that will ring true for this next upcoming offer as well.:goodvibes
     
  16. acceber32

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    Glad this will help so many but I'm sad. :sad1: We are going the first week of December and our dates aren't covered. I was hoping they would since its after Thanksgiving but befroe Pop Warner week (which FD is covering and I find that weird). Too bad we already bought plane tickets or we'd be changing dates. I told DH we should wait to buy those!!
     
  17. Jennifer41

    Jennifer41 Housework? What housework? MOUSEWORK!

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    Can someone please explain to me why the excluded rooms (and campsites) are excluded??
     
  18. Hunclemarco

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    Thank you for the updates! :thumbsup2

    Question: I already have a trip booked at the Coronado for November 14-23. It's for a Room and Ticket package. How would i go about changing that to a free dining promotion package? I made the reservations on my own.

    Thanks for the help!
     
  19. plutospalforever

    plutospalforever Statler & Waldorf

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    Yes it is in deed!!!! Good luck!!!:donald::stitch::dumbo::sulley::tigger::figment::goofy::hmghost::mickeyjum:maleficen:ccat::simba:
     
  20. Mom22girls56

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    Omg yay!!! So exciting! I need help though! Our dates are Nov.16-22 and we have a little mermaid room at AoA. What are our options and what would you do?! We are a family of 5, three children ages 8, 6, and not quite 2. My parents are adult sister are also joining us. Help!
     
  21. Bflo Dave

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    ok so we are going to have to do a split trip also since we are arriving nov. 9th and free dining dont start till the 11th. But I have never done this before how does it work and if i have ADRs for the 9th and 10th i would just have to pay OOP for those correct?:confused 3pixiedust: :cool1:
     

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