"If" free dining offered, would it include AOA?

Discussion in 'Disney Discount Codes and Rates' started by kandb, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. kandb

    kandb DIS Veteran

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    We are hoping for FD. We would be 2 adults and 4 children and one of the suites at AOA would work out, but I am not sure if they are usually included when FD is offered. Anyone know? Thanks
     
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  3. TheDisney411

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    The AOA suites have been included in all general public promos since they opened last year. However, the Little Mermaid standard rooms have been blacked out of almost all general public discounts.
     
  4. vacation_junkie

    vacation_junkie Have Suitcase...will Travel :)

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    Rumour has it... that free dining if released will be similar to the BB Offers...
    Values - Not inculded
    Mod's - Quick service
    Dlx - DDP
     
  5. Timon71

    Timon71 Disney Wedding Couple

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    Totally agree with it possibly being like the BB offer of NO VALUE resorts included in offer
     
  6. black562

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    Actually values were included but just not mentioned. There are many folks in here who called and were able to get values.

    So yes they were included.
     
  7. amccu18007

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    HUH? WHere have you seen this rumor? I thought that it was ...value was quick service, Mods and deluxe were regular.
     
  8. smitch425

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    Value resorts were included in the bounceback offer, however, the LM rooms were excluded. Typically, the GP offer starts later than the bounceback offer by about a week or so. There is no way to know what will happen this year because free dining has not yet been offered to the general public for any date in 2013. It will likely be mid-May before we hear anything, could be even later than that.
     
  9. MuchLovedMama

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    We stayed in the Little Mermaid rooms last September and got Free Dining. They were open to the public for a time period and when the next round of free dining came along they were not.
     
  10. smitch425

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    FD was offered when the resort first opened because they opened earlier than expected. The LM rooms were supposed to open in Dec, but it was moved to Sept 15. They needed to fill the rooms quickly, and nothing fills a resort faster than FD. :goodvibes
     
  11. TheDisney411

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    I haven't seen ANY info to back that "rumor" up. The UK often has FD promos that do not include value resorts, but no US FD promo has ever excluded value resorts whether it be a general public or Bounceback FD promo. And UK discount promos never have any baring on what US discount offers will be. Also, I know for a fact the Bounceback we received in our Resort room in December for late August through September included quick service DDP at the value resorts for free dining, just as it has in the past.
     
  12. danny25

    danny25 I love Disney and I´m friend of STICH

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    :thumbsup2exactly
     
  13. fbb

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    Hasn't park attendance been at an all-time high so far this year? Don't know about resort occupancy, but could the delay in posting a discount be a struggle between the pro-weaning and anti-weaning discount factions?
     
  14. vacation_junkie

    vacation_junkie Have Suitcase...will Travel :)

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    The BB offer we rcv'd on our last visit says such. If I knew how to attach a picture to this post I'd post it for you..
     
  15. smitch425

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    Value resorts were not specifically listed on the bounceback, but if you called and asked for them, they were included. Lots of people have booked the FD bounceback for this Aug/Sept at value resorts, just not for the LM rooms at AoA because they were excluded.
     
  16. mom2taylorandemily

    mom2taylorandemily Not so patiently waiting our next trip to Disney..

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    I am so confused! I have a BB offer from last year. I am booked at a Mod. POFQ and I have DDP not QS. Where was the BB offer given that had Mod's at QS? I was at CBR last year, booked before we left and even switched resorts and got DDP.
     
  17. TheDisney411

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    All of the free dining bouncebacks included the value resorts with quick service and mods and deluxes with the regular DDP.
     
  18. TheDisney411

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    There wasn't one. You're fine.
     
  19. TheDisney411

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    The next round of Free Dining dates have been leaked.

    Release Date: May 9
    FD Promo Dates: September 2 - September 25, 2013
    Quick Service DDP for value resorts
    Regular/Basic DDP for Mods and Deluxe Resorts
    3 night minimum/14 night maximum booking
    Your check in dare must fall within the promo dates to have the discount applied to your package reservation.
     
  20. brockash

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    Yes, our was the same way, however we called and asked and received free dining for this Sept. at ASMo. As a pp. mentioned it seemed that while the values were not mentioned in the actual flyer, they were very much available, if one asked when booking.
     

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