What's the better deal?

Discussion in 'Disney Discount Codes and Rates' started by PearlySwan, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. PearlySwan

    PearlySwan "I have spread my dreams under your feet; tread so

    Jul 15, 2009
    Okay, admittedly it's late, and I've been busy changing dinner ressies for DN's visit to WDW. Soooo my brain is not functioning at its peak. Has anyone done the math? What would be the better deal at a deluxe resort?

    PIN code offer 40% off room only


    $750 gift card offer.

    TIA! :flower3:
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  3. hotcarib

    hotcarib DIS Veteran

    Mar 7, 2003
    Depends on what you are doing
    Are you doing DDP?
    For us the difference was negligible so we opted for the room discount with DDP
  4. ancestry

    ancestry Trees Without Roots Fall Over

    Jan 27, 2009
    Easy answer is that it depends. It depends on which resort, which room type, and how long you plan on staying.

    We are staying at the Grand Floridan for 9 nights Club level. The 40% off code saves us $2,246 for the nine nights.

    But if you are looking to stay at the Wilderness Lodge for only five weekday nights during regular season in a standard room then the 40% off code only saves you $600 and the gift card would be a better deal.
  5. dacky041208

    dacky041208 DIS Veteran

    Jun 20, 2007
    You can price them out on disneyworld.com (both discounts have links on the main page) but depending on where you plan on staying, it can be really confusing. I'm in the process of changing ours to 2 bookings so I can take advantage of both while we extend our trip a few days.
  6. holyschmolly

    holyschmolly Where is the grown up BBB??

    May 27, 2008
    When I priced out the difference between the two discounts, I would pay roughly $300 more with NO DDP for the GC promo which would make my GC worth $450 vs. what we have now at the room discount with DDP. We are definitely going to be spending more than $450 for our meals, so the room discount is a much better deal for us.:wizard:
  7. sjs314

    sjs314 "Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and

    Feb 11, 2010
    The 40% off was the better deal for my family, saving us $1380 compared to the 750 gift card:yay:

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