Re-categorization of Disney Dream & Fantasy rooms eff. Oct 18, 2011!

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  1. TLinden16

    TLinden16 <marquee><font color=royalblue>Scotty and Ray at J

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    So, have they started issuing refunds yet? I was looking at my credit card statement, and I have $1.03 credit from DCL, and I'm wondering if that is the refund for my downgraded room. The credit is dated before the date of the e-mail I received from my TA.
     
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  3. simbasmom2

    simbasmom2 Just waitin around till boarding time!

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    When I booked another cruise online today for 2013, I booked on the otherside of the ship for June and they had room 5656 a cat. 4E. The DCL CM said it is now a 4E and charged me for it. I think when I was looking at the deck plan page and scrolling over the rooms, yes, it was showing up 5E. They must not have updated yet. HMMM...
     
  4. closetmickey

    closetmickey DIS Veteran

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    Might you have any photos of the interior of the room or of the view of the porthole from these rooms? Thanks, MJ!
     
  5. mmouse37

    mmouse37 DCL Diva!!

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    Why yes I do....check out this thread.....I don't have the view from the porthole but it was slight off to the starboard side. You would see the bow of the ship and off to the port.

    http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2818366


    MJ
     
  6. closetmickey

    closetmickey DIS Veteran

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    You are so speedy- thanks,
    Ps....I also found the picture you had posted on this thread. :happytv:
     
  7. TDC Nala

    TDC Nala <font color=red>1937, what a year that was<br><fon Moderator

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    $1.03 seems too small for this. I'm guessing that is a refund on port charges or taxes.
     
  8. TLinden16

    TLinden16 <marquee><font color=royalblue>Scotty and Ray at J

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    Thanks, TDC Nala. Not that I'm expecting a huge refund or anything, but $1.03 would be just an insult. ;)
     
  9. chernabogfamily

    chernabogfamily Mouseketeer

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    I am booked in this room for a 2012 cruise. What did you complain about in regards to the stateroom classification and price? Should I be worried or excited that it is being reclassified?
     
  10. Silverfox97

    Silverfox97 PLATINUM Castaway Club

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    We are "lucky" I guess - our school calendar is already posted on the school system website for 2012-2013, which actually surprised me. Our Spring Break is not even close to Easter this year, or next. (This year it's the week of March 12th, 2013 is the week of March 9th). The deals were on the last 2 cruises in March - apparently there was a "glitch" and before ~11am, a 7-night Fantasy in a Cat 7A was $1169/adult, which was cheaper than the inside/oceanview cabins. Of course, they fixed the "glitch" and it went up to $1771/adult. :eek: Yikes!!

    Glad you found something - that looks like a great room choice. We have a cruise on the Dream sch in Feb to "seal the deal" for Gold as well :thumbsup2 (Plus, I think it will prepare us for the 3 cruises on the Fantasy and help us get the lay of the land (LOL!))

    I am interested to see Magic/Wonder 2013.......both where they are going as well as prices............
     
  11. TDC Nala

    TDC Nala <font color=red>1937, what a year that was<br><fon Moderator

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    I'm waiting for mine too.
     
  12. IrenicMom

    IrenicMom DIS Veteran

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    Not to bring up an old post, but....

    Anyone else out there still not heard from DCL and/or their TA?

    I have three of the downgraded rooms (7000, 7002 and 7004) on the June 30, 2012 sailing on Fantasy, and haven't gotten the info from my TA yet. (They went from 9A to 9C)

    She said she had over 200 rooms affected, and hasn't gotten all of the confirmations yet :confused3
     
  13. Clara Belle

    Clara Belle Earning My Ears

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    Our cabin was downgraded from a 6B to 7A. We never heard from Disney, I found out through the boards. I contacted my TA but she had not heard from Disney either. I looked on the DCL website yesterday and it now states our room as a 7A but I am unable to see the any price change, if any, since we went through TA. She told me if there is a refund we would see it on our credit card statement...have not seen anything yet. We do not sail until Dec. 2012, so maybe we are not a priority at this time.

    Good luck to all!

    Clara Belle
     
  14. Donald_Quackers

    Donald_Quackers Quacktastic!

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    I had a Cat 9A for the April 21st cruise on the Fantasy, and it got reclassified to a 9C. I noticed it and checked with DU, found that it reduced my fare by almost $200 and I can pay it off next month!
     
  15. BriarRosie

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    When I checked the Disney Cruise website a few days ago, my cabin was still a 9A. Just now, I checked, and it's now reflecting the 9D category.
     
  16. jilljill

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    There's a thread on this: http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2827526
     
  17. mmouse37

    mmouse37 DCL Diva!!

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    Bumping up

    mj
     
  18. Silverfox97

    Silverfox97 PLATINUM Castaway Club

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    Since our "preferred" aft stateroom(s) have been reclassified from 6A to 5E, if the price is too high on future cruises, I am toying with booking Cat 7A #8662. I wonder what it would be like to open your door into the hall of the aft elevator and stairway :confused3
     
  19. jenseib

    jenseib Mommy to Claire

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    I had 7666 on the Dream and it was just a few doors down from the aft elevator and stairs...we loved it.
     
  20. Silverfox97

    Silverfox97 PLATINUM Castaway Club

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    We just had 9648 on the Dream which was 2 doors down from the aft elevators/stairs and it was fine. 8662 opens up directly into the hallway - it's not a few doors down, so I am wondering about noise mostly.....

    Hopefully, we'll be able to stay with our Cat 5E aft staterooms, but in case we aren't.............
     
  21. Anal Annie

    Anal Annie <font color=magenta>....at least I KNOW I'm a kook

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    I've booked 8662 on the Dream for 2013 and wondered the same thing about the location...but the "obstruction" really looks to be minimal...sort of like the old "secret verandah" cabins on the Magic & Wonder. I doubt we'll keep this cruise date - we'll likely move it forward to 2014 on the Fantasy but unless something really negative shows up on the room reports I'll likely try to keep the cabin number as it's also a non-connecting - it looks like it would be a great room (I think it only sleeps 3 tho). It is a huge savings on the price.

    There is a pair of forward rooms I would consider too (8022 & 8520). They are not in the elevator lobby and sleep 4 but are connectors (we only need to sleep 3 but we like the pulldown bunk for DS so the couch remains free). The obstruction looks very slight, similar to 8662 & 8164.
     

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