The Villas at Disney's Grand Californian Owners & Lovers Group - 2.0

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  1. Disney 24/7

    Disney 24/7 Mouseketeer

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    After 9 months on the direct wait list to add on for a small March VGC contract, I finally got my points!! I can not wait to plan my first trip to Disneyland!
     
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  3. Cinderpamela

    Cinderpamela DIS Veteran

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    Congrats!!:cheer2:

    And I should add Welcome Home!!
     
  4. XMom

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    Who did you purchase through. We are looking to add about 70 points as well so we can get a 1br and not a studio.
     
  5. gortman65

    gortman65 Proud papa to two Mouseketeers

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    Disney 24/7 mentioned being on the direct wait list, so the points were directly from Disney.
     
  6. XMom

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    Thanks....I'm still trying to figure out all the lingo!
     
  7. Disney 24/7

    Disney 24/7 Mouseketeer

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    I made a direct purchase of 62 VGC points through Disney. I went on the wait list July 2012 for a March use year. I needed the March use year to match my BLT and Aulani contracts. It's very hard to find a small VGC March contract, but I'm glad I finally got it after waiting so long.
     
  8. XMom

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    Yes....that is amazing! Congrats and enjoy them!
     
  9. gortman65

    gortman65 Proud papa to two Mouseketeers

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    Glad you got what you were looking for!
     
  10. nunzia

    nunzia You can't top pigs with pigs, but you CAN top Toys

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    Congrats! I also got my March use year 65 point direct contract after a year on the lst (and also my 125 resale points I had bid on RIGHT BEFORE the direct came through)..who thought when I initially bought 25 OKW resale points to just 'get in the system' to buy small contracts at VGC direct when it opened, that I would now be sitting here with 415 points..holy cow...
     
  11. Disney 24/7

    Disney 24/7 Mouseketeer

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    Congrats Nunzia on getting all those points!! I started with a 50 BLT contract in Oct 2010. I now have 347 March points (BLT/Aulani/VGC). I have never been to Disneyland but hopefully I can try to squeeze in another vacation.
     
  12. taaren

    taaren "There is more treasure in books than in all the p

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    Nice amount! I would love to have 350 eventually ...

    275 just never seems like quite enough .... but with 415, the possibilities are wide open!

    Congrats! I know you've been trying to get more points for a long time!
     
  13. Snurk71

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    Can anyone refresh me on where the room number is printed on the check in form? We're going to be checking in before 7 and am fully counting on our room not being available. But I'd like a peek at our assigned room # to see if I might ask about a change of I don't care for the look of the #.

    Thanks
     
  14. Nonsuch

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    It's in the upper part of the form.
    The room number is not hidden, you will not miss it.
     
  15. Snurk71

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    It was pretty noticeable. I didn't like the looks of our initially assigned room and asked about a switch (we checked in at 7 am) and got this instead.

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  16. Nonsuch

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    Your closing IMG tag has a backslash, rather than a forward slash :goodvibes

    Looks like 5516 (or 5518), what was your original assigned villa?
     
  17. Snurk71

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    Impressive. We're in 5516. We're just 3 (DD is 12) and the studio has felt plenty large enough for us (we stay in 1BRs a lot).

    I think our original room was maybe 2109?? I know it was 2nd floor and an odd ending, which didn't match up with room #s you had recommended (x504). Since I was pretty confident our original room wasn't ready at 7, that not many others if any had checked in that day, and we got a terrible 1st floor view last time - I asked at the desk for something better.
     
  18. Cinderpamela

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    Nice!!!
     
  19. Fellowship9798

    Fellowship9798 <font color=red>The face of a child can say it all

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    Hey, we just checked out of 5516 on Friday morning. Hope we left it in good condition for you. Loved the room and the view. It was right next door to the 1BR we stayed at back when VGC first opened.
     
  20. Snurk71

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    Yep, it's prefect.
     
  21. cseca

    cseca <font color=darkorchid>My legs are wimpy but my wi

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    Hello!
    Does anyone there know what days DCA opens for magic mornings now that Carsland is open ?
    And does everybody get carded by the entrance ? I'm wondering if I have to bring my kids room keys or not.
    Thanks :)
     

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