Half off deposit available on board?

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  1. IncredibleboysMom

    IncredibleboysMom DIS Veteran

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    I just saw today that the half off offer will be around until Oct 1. We are cruising Sept 1 and while we weren't planning to rebook due to $$, that half off offer may change things. I know we will pay it later, but I love the idea of tying up less money now. So...has anyone done the half off booking deposit while on board? And, if I put down a deposit for a 3 or 4 day cruise, and then in the future change it to a 7 day, will I then half to pay the difference in deposit, or will it just be a larger payoff at the end?

    Thanks!:thumbsup2
     
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  3. Jestocost

    Jestocost DIS Veteran

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    Yes. The 1/2 off deposit offer is good for rebookings done on board. We received that "discount" when we rebooked during our cruise in June.
     
  4. Charleyann

    Charleyann <font color=purple>Someone spilled the beans<br><f

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    Is this half deposit every year?

    Charleyann
     
  5. dcladdict-ohio

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    Just got off the Wonder last Thursday and I got the half off deposit when I rebooked a 7-day. The deal was not advertised (just the 10% off and $200 OBC) but when I actually booked the agent told me (without me having to ask) that I could pay half the deposit if I chose to ... which of course I did :yay:
     
  6. skibum

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    Also, if you put the deposit on a Disney Visa card, you get 0% financing for 6 months.
     
  7. nenner1

    nenner1 <font color=darkorchid>I must've been distracted b

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    No...this is the first time I've seen it.

    OP...you asked if you booked a 3/4 night and later changed to a 7-night would you pay the remainder of the deposit at the end...my understanding is NO, once you change your reservation you will be responsible for paying the difference in deposit amount..unless you make the change before Oct. 1.
     
  8. momtomari

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    i just returned last night from our cruise and they were still offering the half off deposit. i seen it was listed on the back page of navigator the second day.

    amanda
     
  9. disneyfan2

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    When does the 1/2 offer expire/need to be booked by?
     
  10. tinytink

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    a pp said Oct 1.
     
  11. wvdislover

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    So, if I rebook during our 9/28-10/2 cruise, how much will the deposit be (there are 4 of us--me, DH, DD11, and DD7)?
     
  12. nenner1

    nenner1 <font color=darkorchid>I must've been distracted b

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    If you do it before 10/1 and are going on a 3 or 4 night cruise $100/pp. ($400)
    If you are going on a 7-nt cruise $125/pp. ($500)

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  13. patita71

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    Hello
    I am sailing next Thur on the Wonder and am interested in re-booking onboard. I have been reading through the posts and making notes but now I am a little confused as to what to do.
    We are a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 kids) so I know I will need to book 2 rooms, I would like to book a room for my sister (family of 4) who was unable to get in on next week's sailing. Would it be possible to do this (book 3 rooms) and if so how would I break it up?

    Now if I have book the 3 by splitting our family up, at what point would I be able to add my sister's family? Or can I just name them at the time of onboard booking.

    Hopefully last question, I've been reading through the threads for tips, if I were to book 2 in room A, 2 in room B and 1 in Room C ( i dont know if this is even possible since there are only 2 adults) but if I can do this and I book CAT 12 rooms, when I add my sisters family would they allow me to put 4 in one of the CAT 12? My mother might go, so I can put her in the other Cat 12.

    Thanks so much for your help and guidance it is much appreciated.
    :)
     
  14. skibum

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    Have fun on your cruise!
     
  15. patita71

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    Thanks so much!! I noted all this down in my list of tips!
    We are hoping to book out as far as possible and when the 2010 dates come out move the reservation to a summer date.
    Based on what I have read, I can transfer the reservation to a TA who might be able to get me more SBC.
    My question is, I've noticed that Disney rates are usually higher, if I see the cruise I want for less than what I booked on board does the 10% off still apply on the new lower rate/fare? Or if a florida resident discount comes out (I'm thinking only one discount is applicable, in this case)

    So sorry for so many questions!! One more, I will not know if my mother can go with us until sometime later this year, can I add her on later on, this would probably be sometime Oct/Nov '08.

    Thanks again it is much appreciated, I have so many wonderful tips and hints noted down thanks to this great board!! Also in my list is "don't try to do everything and relax!"
    I am just so excited and the idea of possibly rebooking gives more to look forward to!
     
  16. nenner1

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    Hope this helps you a bit!:thumbsup2
     

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