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Number 9 is really FINE! Welcome to AKL LITE - the 'unofficial' FAQ Thread

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  1. AquaDame

    AquaDame Are we there yet?

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    Just a note that you get a different room type if you go DVC - they have a kitchenette in the studios and you will NOT have mousekeeping daily while you rent. You would also not be able to cancel as you have to pay in full ahead of time, or move your dates or anything like that. Those are the big differences. You CAN add on the dining plan, you just need the owner/Davids to call that in as well as setup the ME for you. :thumbsup2
     
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  3. cheer25mom

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    It depends on the owner and the contract as to changing dates. It is written into my contract that we can change dates with the same restrictions the owner has on point use, subject to availability. So, if we needed to cancel more than 30 days out we have to the end of the use year to use the points, and inside 30 days we are subject to te same 60 day holding rule as an owner would be. Some owners don't do that and I don't think David's does.
     
  4. kimmar067

    kimmar067 TAGS?? It's all about the 'likes' now!

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    ...can you say upgrade? :banana:
     
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    kimmar067 TAGS?? It's all about the 'likes' now!

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    ...not necessarily...a room near the lobby could also be a std room or pool view room....
     
  6. CupcakeKelly

    CupcakeKelly This sleeve of Thin Mints IS my breakfast

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    An upgrade?!? Congrats! :cool1:
     
  7. kimmar067

    kimmar067 TAGS?? It's all about the 'likes' now!

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    ....yeah....we booked a std room and got a king pool view!
     
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    PNO4TE <font color=blue>DIS Musician<br><font color=red>P

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  9. cheer25mom

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    Pretty cool!!!
     
  10. AquaDame

    AquaDame Are we there yet?

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    Thanks! David's definitely doesn't - that is who we use and I thought it was standard but was mistaken! :goodvibes
     
  11. Turk February

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    Right but I've paid for a savanna view so it's not like they'll downgrade me if I request a room near the lobby. All I'm saying is looking at a map, if you have a savanna view and get a room near the lobby it would definitely be Sunset view since there's no Pembe view rooms considered "near" the lobby.
     
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    i thought close to the lobby would also put you on the 3rd level. At least, that is what I was told last time I put in a room request.

    We have a pool view this time and I asked got close to lobby and transportation in hopes of getting a Giraffe Trail pool room
     
  13. TruBlu

    TruBlu <font color=green>I was very excited to see how yu

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    You can request Giraffe Trail. :sunny:

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    I didn't get that option. I got "close to lobby, close to transportation, Sunset Savanna view or Kudu trail view" ...which I thought was odd since I have a Pool View
     
  15. TruBlu

    TruBlu <font color=green>I was very excited to see how yu

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    Was that with online check in?
    I always call and make my request (after I book on line) so I can make it more specific. I always have to request that we are nowhere near a smoking area. My DS's asthma would keep him off the balcony if we were anywhere near smoke. Just walking past it to get to the bus makes him wheezy sometimes. :(

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    My TA has a request in for Lobby Level and Giraffe Trail because I don't want a roof view. Even she thinks it is odd they are asking me what savannah view I want
     
  17. dolphingirl47

    dolphingirl47 In Search of the Tag Fairy

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    That is great news. Did you have a good time?

    Corinna
     
  18. kimmar067

    kimmar067 TAGS?? It's all about the 'likes' now!

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    I am sick in bed...can barely move.....day 2 of my Z-pac.....
     
  19. MomofDisneyLoversx3

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    Oh no!!!
     
  20. d's do disney

    d's do disney Mouseketeer

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    So happy I found this thread. We are staying AKL CL July 17-20. First time ever at AKL and first ever CL stay.
     
  21. TruBlu

    TruBlu <font color=green>I was very excited to see how yu

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    :hug: I was that way for 2 weeks. :sad: It took two Zpacs and a round of prednisone to get rid of my strep.

    Hope you feel better fast. :flower3:

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