That Universal PIN - What do you think this means for next Disney discount?

Discussion in 'Disney Discount Codes and Rates' started by KandyM, Apr 6, 2013.

  1. KandyM

    KandyM Mouseketeer

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    I got that same one a few people mentioned for 40% off. That sure seems like a big percentage off to me. It is hard to imagine Disney not having some kind of discount or other for that time period if there is room for that big of a discount at the competition's hotels.

    What do others think? Or maybe 40% is normal for U?
     
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  3. twoplustwins

    twoplustwins DIS Veteran

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    I just got this code too. I'm planning a mother/daughter trip and Universal will most likely get my money this time.
     
  4. vacation_junkie

    vacation_junkie Have Suitcase...will Travel :)

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    That is a general public code...anyone can use it.

    40% off of a Universal resort is = to a 25% off a Disney Resort! Universals hotels are much more expensive then Disney's...
     
  5. KandyM

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    Well, I would love 25% off at Disney.
     
  6. Cupmom

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    I would say that with a 40% discount at HRH it would be the same as rack rate at a Mod
     
  7. JollyHoliday

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    It is a pin code offer that I got it in an email. I priced Loews Royal Pacific hotel it was $150 a night with the 40% off code.:cool1: I have never been but it does look better then a Disney moderate hotel! Plus you get a line pass for most rides. I am so tempted to book this deal.:cool2:
     
  8. Mikes:)Mom

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    It means we are now booked at HRH for 3 nights! :cool1: Sorry Disney but I'm NOT going to set around and wait anymore! I still have 6 nights to book, if Disney does not come out with a great discount SOON we might end up at HRH the whole time. I'm looking at offsite hotels close to Disney too.
     
  9. Ofinn

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    HUH???? Universal resorts are deluxe resorts and are waaaaaaaaay cheaper than a WDW deluxe. Club level at RPR is under 200.00 a night in Sept with 40% off. Even if you had 40% of at WL club level, which is Disney's cheapest deluxe it would still be over 300.00 a night in September.
     
  10. Ofinn

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    The Universal resorts are nicer than the Disney deluxes. I would take advantage of the great offer.
     
  11. wdw4rfam

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    Interesting. We always stay at Disney, and this time driving to Universal 3 days from our Disney resort. We are paying $215 per night at POR WITH a 25% code. We were thinking of adding Sea world next year as well as Universal parks. Will have to keep an eye on those Universal hotel rates and discounts, might be time to switch our trips.
     
  12. softballmom3

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    Any way I could find that general code to try and use that you know of?
     
  13. JollyHoliday

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    I am trying to talk the family into it.::yes:: I am just trying to gather info since we have never been.:thumbsup2
     
  14. vacation_junkie

    vacation_junkie Have Suitcase...will Travel :)

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    We have stayed at all 3 Universal Resorts and they are comparable to a Mod. at Disney.
    Even club level or the suites we have stayed in.. have in no way compared to any of our stays at any Deluxe Disney resort.
     
  15. vacation_junkie

    vacation_junkie Have Suitcase...will Travel :)

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  16. vacation_junkie

    vacation_junkie Have Suitcase...will Travel :)

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    We have stayed at all 3 Universal resorts in various levels of rooms/suites...they have not been nicer then the Deluxe resorts we have stayed at with Disney.
     
  17. JollyHoliday

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    They ask you for the name and email attached to your code when you call. Not sure this will work for general public.
     
  18. vacation_junkie

    vacation_junkie Have Suitcase...will Travel :)

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    Oppps..Sorry...you are correct.
    The current GP offer is up to 30% off not the 40%
     
  19. aubriee

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    My understanding is that it's a PIN code, not for the general public. Whoever posted it really shouldn't have is what I was told when I called Universal to ask about it. When I called I was told I did not qualify for it, since it was PIN and they would check at check in to see if I qualified. She asked me for my name and email, checked, and then said I did not have this PIN code in my file, so couldn't use it.

    40% off at Universal resorts are definitely nothing like 25% off at a Disney Resort. The Universal resorts are deluxe resorts (all within walking distance of both parks and city walk) that you can get for about the same price as a WDW moderate. For our May trip, I currently have a room booked for two nights at RPR for $164.00/night, using an AP discount and it's worth every penny (even though I also have a one bedroom condo at Bonnet Creek booked for $89.60 those same nights. I couldn't change my BC dates without losing out on the great price I had for the ten nights I booked at Bonnet Creek, so that condo will just sit empty the two nights we are over at Univeral, but I still saved money over anything comparable that I could have gotten at any of the Disney resorts and thanks to staying onsite at Universal will also have the front of the line pass for three days--(getting there early on Sunday and leaving late on Tuesday.) Disney offers nothing like that--deluxe resort cheaper than a moderate at WDW and front of the line pass for three days with a two night stay.

    I love Disney and am a loyal pass holder, but they are going to have to start offering some better room deals, if they want to lure me back onsite. I use a rental car down there anyway. I can't see paying more for a value resort room (much the less the moderates that I prefer) than what I can get a one bedroom villa for at Bonnet Creek for and I'd still be closer to the parks than alot of the WDW resorts. I can currently use my AP discount and stay cheaper onsite at Universal in a deluxe resort and get front of the line pass, than what I'd be paying for a WDW moderate resort.:confused3
     
  20. Ofinn

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    We have stayed Cl at every Disney Deluxe and 2 of the Universal resorts. I think the Universal resorts are just as nice or nicer for about 1/2 the cost. I guess it's just a matter of opinion. The Disney Mods are motels not even comparable to a resort. J
     
  21. trixiemuffin

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    Does anyone know if Universal offered a similar discount last year, or in previous years? If so, what were the stay dates? Just wondering if Disney tends to follow suit with discounts and stay dates.
     

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