Upgrades? Upgrades? Looking for your upgrades!

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  1. shinez

    shinez If you are lucky enough to be at the beach, then y

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    Hi Again!:goodvibes
    Looking for info/tips/stories of people who have been blessed by the Disney Gods:worship: and recieved and upgrade or any other perk- details and how to's welcome!:rolleyes1
    Four days till Checkin at the Polynesian!!:woohoo:
     
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  3. Lynne M

    Lynne M Moderator Moderator

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    Never mind.
     
  4. shinez

    shinez If you are lucky enough to be at the beach, then y

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    If you read my post correctly, it would say upgrade or any other perk- believe you me, WE paid close to 500 beans a night, and since we are staying at a high end resort, we were not eligble for the free dining promotion- unless we downgraded to the Wilderness Cabins, which, we were not going to do- I don't need a lecture, just looking for fun- Geesh:sad2:
     
  5. Lynne M

    Lynne M Moderator Moderator

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    I'm sorry if I offended you, and I certainly wasn't lecturing you. I was only trying to let you know what to expect regarding upgrades, which you did ask about.
     
  6. ndgqccmiller

    ndgqccmiller Mouseketeer

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    I would love to hear stories of people being upgraded. We had friends last year who were suppose to stay at POP (which I love) and when they checked in they offered them a room at POR for the same as there value resort. I love stories like that
     
  7. jobie61

    jobie61 Designated Family Disney Planner

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    When going up to the front desk to check in, stop and pick up a lucky frog in the parking lot before entering. If you see a heads up penny, by all means grab that puppy.

    And the best sure fire way to get upgraded at check in: Tell them you are related to Walt Disney..... If that doesn't get you an upgrade....nothing will.

    Good Luck.... No magic, you just have to be lucky.
     
  8. Mommy_Jen

    Mommy_Jen Mouseketeer

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    In January we got to the WL about noon and went to check in and the nice lady at the front desk said that we weren't assigned a room yet and she called someone and then comes back to me and said that they wanted to know if we wanted a WL villa instead of a WL bunkbed room. It would have been nice but I unfortunately I had to decline. My kids ages 4 and 2 wanted to sleep in the bunkbeds and would have been so disappointed if they did not get to sleep in the bunkbeds.
     
  9. MapleGirl

    MapleGirl Perpetual Planner

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    on our last trip we were blessed with an upgrade to a suite (from a standard room) at the All-Star Music. They didn't have a room with a king sized bed available, so they gave us a suite instead! I was beyond thrilled. The most important thing to remember is to be nice to everyone and smile a lot. Happiness is contagious! Have a super trip!
     
  10. Grumpy's Gal

    Grumpy's Gal <font color=coral>Of course, who wants to get gold

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    One year before we left home, we were suppose to stay at POFQ and they called us at home and put us in the WL instead -- same price.

    We joke now that it was the best marketing strategy they ever had as every time we go back we stay at WL.
     
  11. LivingtheWDWdream

    LivingtheWDWdream Dreamin of Disney!

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    We were upgraded from CBR to a 1 bedroom Villa at Saratoga Springs.
    AKL we were upgraded from a standard view to a Savannah View Room.
     
  12. TheRustyScupper

    TheRustyScupper Life begins at the edge of your Comfort Zone.

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    1) Silly old wife's tales.
    2) However, remember "Teahouse of the August Moon".
    3) Finding your lucky cricket can make the difference.
    4) Just make sure you keep him in your bamboo cricket cage.
     
  13. SuperTink

    SuperTink Magic Memory Keeper

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    Whatever you do, don't ask. I think that ruins it for everybody.
     
  14. wvdislover

    wvdislover DIS Veteran

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    We got upgraded at AKL last year from a pool view room to a savannah view room with bunk beds! I was so excited! We didn't find out until we walked into the room. How did we do it? Luck, baby, all luck. Here's throwing some your way pixiedust:
     
  15. CR Resort Fan 4 Life

    CR Resort Fan 4 Life DIS Veteran

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    Last December at the Polynesian my family and I got upgraded from a Garden View Club Level room to a Lagoon View Club Level room.
     
  16. IMGONNABE40!

    IMGONNABE40! <font color=green>Okay, I already am 40, but if I

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    Due to construction at AKL my grand gathering (3 rooms) was relocated to GF Lagoon view.
     
  17. Family24

    Family24 Mouseketeer

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    Last January our family was upgraded from Poly theme park view to Poly Concierge theme park view (Lagoon view?). We were all so very excited. We had a great time and now we are all spoiled from staying Concierge. We are planning to go back again January 2010 and will stay Concierge again.
     
  18. shinez

    shinez If you are lucky enough to be at the beach, then y

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    OMG! What lucky ladies!! Leaving in 36 hours and can't wait!! May irish eyes smile upon us, and a frog pass our path!
     
  19. KatMark

    KatMark DIS Veteran

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    We have been upgraded every visit to the CSR to a water view; and this past September we were upgraded to a suite for our 25th wedding anniversary.
     
  20. Terapin

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    Last Feb we were upgraded from a standard view at WL to a Courtyard view, main floor, with an awesome view of the water parade and steps away from the pool. We were thrilled and thankful. What was funny was that the gal at the front desk didn't seem to recognize that we were upgraded, but we certainly did! It was awesome and we were so pleased.
     
  21. tofubeast

    tofubeast DIS Veteran

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    We had a standard room booked (parking lot view) at CSR on our last visit. When we walked over to our room, we noticed that we got a water/garden view. So I guess we did get some pixie dust! :thumbsup2 We just didn't know until we were physically at our room.
     

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