Port Orleans Riverside Q&A Thread 2013, Part Three (NOW CLOSED, see 2014 thread)

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  1. TDDisney

    TDDisney Mouseketeer

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    At airport leaving now. Weather was perfect. Hotter and more humid than I anticipated, but bright and sunny. Few rain spitters, but didn't last long at all. Rained one day when we went in to dinner, but was over by the time we came out. Great swimming weather.
     
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  3. ganandem

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    Any chance you could show me a map like this for the royal rooms. We are in a garden view. I am thinking of requesting Oak Manor near the bridge. Thanks
     
  4. Katelly

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    Thank you all. Ok, well at least I know I can buy a POR pin! Wish they would bring back resort specific merchandise to all the resorts.
     
  5. siskaren

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    Check http://portorleans.org/room-requests.php. Just click on the buildings to see similar maps.
     
  6. Venomhatch

    Venomhatch Cast Member, DisDads #708,

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    Don't forget also in my signature is a room request fax that is up to the guest's decision to send it in or not. But it can't hurt to try if you see a certain area you may like.

    Just my advice to help...
     
  7. andrewilley

    andrewilley Port Orleans Guru

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    Or just use the links in the FAQ post at the beginning of the thread. In the "What types of room are available" section:

    Andre
     
  8. LauraJean

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    2 sleeps and we fly to Orlando then after 3 nights there doing Sea World and shopping we check into POR for 11 nights:) I've learned much in this thread-thanks so much !!
    First time at POR so I'm looking forward to checking it out.
     
  9. ganandem

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    Thank you both for the help! I will be faxing in that request form for sure:)
     
  10. Venomhatch

    Venomhatch Cast Member, DisDads #708,

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    Your very welcome!


    *Good Morning Everyone! I hope you have a very magical day!
     
  11. galaxyg528

    galaxyg528 Earning My Ears

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    We are in our way on the magical express!!! Hoping we are the next stop!!! Thanks everyone on this thread. I cannot wait to arrive at POR Any minute now!!!
     
  12. mymeme

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    Have a great vacation!!!
    If you have a chance let us know how Magical Express went. How long before receiving luggage? We are using ME for first time this Feb. trip. Also it will be our first time at POR!!!
     
  13. andrewilley

    andrewilley Port Orleans Guru

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    I love the fact that countdowns are being posted in hours and minutes at the moment. Makes my 446,400* minutes seem a bit of a wait though...

    * approx.

    Andre
     
  14. ALD85

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    The lockers at ol man island- do you need your own lock for them?
     
  15. Backstage_Gal

    Backstage_Gal <font color=darkorchid>Let me rephrase the dog ste

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    Not according to your signature. Just saying.........
     
  16. reader562

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    Only about 159,840 for me!!!
    Counting in minutes makes the number move much more quickly.
     
  17. TDDisney

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    Just returned home early this am. ME was very fast for us. Room was ready when we checked in at noon, and bags arrived within 20 mins...I was really surprised at how fast. BUT, when we returned from MK that night, we had somebody else's luggage in our room!....three large suitcases. For a sec, I thought I was in someone else's room...lol. Big woops for Disney!
     
  18. NHnurse

    NHnurse Earning My Ears

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    My kids, Mom and myself will be at POR the last week of April. My kids and I have stayed here before but first time for my mother. Mom has bad knees and can't do a lot of walking so I will most likely rent an ECV for her. A few questions: what is the best area/room to request for her? Do the boats to Downtown Disney accommodate ECVs or just wheelchairs? Any other useful tips for her?
    Thanks!
     
  19. PrincessKyleigh

    PrincessKyleigh Earning My Ears

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    When and how are you going to tell them?

    I know how you feel. We still have 66 days to go. I've been keeping this secret since Marcy 2012. I've almost slipped a few times.
     
  20. andrewilley

    andrewilley Port Orleans Guru

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    The boats can accommodate ECVs, yes. As for location, you'll have to give us some more clues - what type of booking do you have for a start (there are ten categories at POR). You could check out www.portorleans.org/room-requests.php in the meantime for some ideas.

    Andre
     
  21. andrewilley

    andrewilley Port Orleans Guru

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    Dang it, my work is never done... fixed now! :) :)

    Andre
     
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