Torn on what to do

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by randy2005, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. dansdad

    dansdad DIS Veteran

    Sep 21, 2011
    That's how.:thumbsup2
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  3. Barnhill9586

    Barnhill9586 DIS Dad's Club Member #556

    Mar 1, 2010
    You will love the BC. It's our favorite (except maybe for DD who loves AKL but it's just not as convenient). The Dining Plan does not work for us. I have run the numbers for us when we added the DP (4 "Disney Adults"...our kids are 11 and 13) and we always come out cheaper paying OOP plus the Dining Plan is too much food for us and we feel compelled to try to get our moneys worth. Plus the flexibility without the DP is nice. You may want to just go for desserts one night at Beaches and Cream for example.

    Just curious though...which discount were you not able to add dining too. I booked BC yesterday with the new promotion and the room was discounted 30% and the park tickets were also discounted and it gave me the option of adding the DP.
  4. randy2005

    randy2005 Mouseketeer

    Jun 23, 2010
    Barnhill9586, I saw the discount mentioned on the discounts board for August. It is through magical Vacations and is not even on their website. I emailed them yesterday and they sent me a quote this morning
  5. cjsm&d

    cjsm&d DIS Veteran

    Jan 31, 2010
    Unless you are a big foody who needs alot of TS meals, do the BC!!! It's a no brainer IMO.

    Think of the benefits. Walk into EPCOT! Priceless! Boat to HS! Priceless! Boardwalk in the evenings! Priceless! Storm Along Bay! Priceless!

    You get my point!

  6. starousse

    starousse DIS Veteran

    Jun 8, 2011
    Yes, you can add the dining plan to your package. I just switched my May ressie to the BC and have a tickets and deluxe dining plan package.
  7. NHKristy76

    NHKristy76 Senior Mousketeer

    Jan 18, 2009
    Although I LOVE the look of AoA, the pricing of it just makes it a tad bit ridiculous. They call it a value resort? :confused3

    I would go with the BC and no dining plan. We've outgrown the dining plan now and find it's cheaper to eat what we want and pay OOP.

    We stayed at the BC for the first time in August and loved it. Great theming!
  8. ravensterling3

    ravensterling3 Earning My Ears

    Jul 30, 2012
    We were in the same boat but trying to decided between POR or BWI, we were going to add the dinning plan. We chose BWI cl it was cheaper that way with the new discounts.
  9. Debrn

    Debrn Mouseketeer

    Mar 15, 2009
    I bought an annual pass last march, and then was able to purchase the TIW card for 75$ I think the price has gone up, I went with a friend from work for a few days in OCT. and going end of Feb with 37% room discount , so it definitely paid off. I know that my kids can order kids meals if they choose or we can order apps and share a meal I don't like the dining plan and feeling restricted.


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