Free Dining Plan, Di$ney100 etc

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  1. Disneynutinlondon

    Disneynutinlondon <font color=blue>It's been such a blast with all t

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    I hope you are right Lee. I know what you and PP mean about booking early, our last trip in Nov 2012 was booked in April 2011. Booking so early meant we got the free DDP and a gift card (can't remember if it was $300 or $200 :confused3 ) As we'd ideally like to go back Sept/Oct 2014 I'll be keeping a close watch on any announcements coming over the next couple of months :goodvibes
     
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  3. MrRomance

    MrRomance Planning and Plotting

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    The general trend in recent years has been the earlier you book, the better the deal. I don't anticipate that changing but then again, if we could all work out exactly what Disney were going to do with their WDW deals, we'd all be maximizing their discounts and offers! :lmao:

    To answer your question about a new deal after today's deal ends...

    My guess is that the deals for 2013 will be minimal, if anything. My guess would be they will still have the 14 for 7 on the tickets (that seems to be a year round offer from what I can tell) but the free dining or the gift card will disappear if not both.

    The reason for this is the in about 8 weeks, they'll be releasing the 2014 deals and the offers will be transferred to 2014 travellers. That, coupled with the fact that they've already run a couple of rounds of free dining and gift cards, would suggest that 2013 deals will be no more.

    This, of course, is my opinion based on previous experience and I could be wrong. We booked in June last year for October this year and got the reduced SSR, free regular dining, $200 gift card and 14 for 7 tickets. In April, I'll be eagerly awaiting the 2014 deals and I'll book for 2014 with the best deal possible.
     
  4. dixonsontour

    dixonsontour DIS Veteran

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    19th Oct to 2nd Nov hopefully - nothing booked yet though.
     
  5. 2Tiggies

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    Well our hoped for departure dates are the same so at least we're in sync for a search there :thumbsup2
     
  6. tinkerpea

    tinkerpea DIS Veteran

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    We would like may 2014 if any deal for free DDP comes up then ill book, even though we have no idea what country we will be living in lol!

    At least if we end up stateside Disney will let you move around your dates :) so we can start to pay the holiday off at least.
     
  7. 2Tiggies

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    Me too - I hate being wrong :lmao:

    You can't help if you move after you've booked so if you see a good deal and are happy to go with it, then do it :cool1:

    When are you likely to find out where and when you'll be moving? Or do they drop an 11th hour notice bombshell on you? :crazy2:
     
  8. darthtatty

    darthtatty Been There, Done That, Going Back!

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    Us too :goodvibes

    I know Virgin have released next years prices, just hoping something comes out in April as usual. If not will have to look at the budget.

    If only the QSDP is free, then will have to work out if its worth upgrading to DDP or paying for the extras OOP-usually we eat at loads of table service.
     
  9. Disneynutinlondon

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    I've just priced up a package with VH for Oct 2014 and compared it to our Oct 2012 trip and it's only £150 more expensive and thats with no offers i.e paying for full 14 day tix rather than getting the 14 day for the price of 7 day tix.

    TBH I'm really shocked as I thought it would be so much more expensive and now I'm really quite optimistic :goodvibes Now all I need is for those offers to come out i.e free DDP pleeeaaaassssee and I will be one very happy bunny :thumbsup2
     
  10. EpicKevin

    EpicKevin Rafiki's Main Mandrill

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    Well... we're all booked up now. We took the plunge. See my shiny new ticker for details! haha :cool1:

    Thanks all for your input though.
     
  11. tinkerpea

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    We are hoping to find out in march, thing Is as we have done our 3years where we are now,they could turn around and say your needed in so & so lol.
    We have to apply for a posting we would like then wait to here, we have held out for an over seas posting as DH has been in just over 10 years and would like something different.... Only problem is they keep changing the operations date lol we should have known in December if we got Las Vegas or Virginia BUT they shifted the apply date to march! If we get it we move late August, now we just heard today that the Las Vegas posting opening date has been pushed back again :(
     

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