"Best" time to submit a room request?

PeterPanFan123

What if I fall? Oh,but my darling,what if you fly?
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Apr 16, 2016
What do you all think- is there more success waiting until close to your arrival to submit a room request (and is that 2 weeks or 1 week before arrival?) or is anytime just as (potentially) successful?
 
  • Frederic Civish

    “I’m just here for the Ears.”
    Joined
    Apr 18, 2018
    I understand you want to have it, AND do Online Check In by about 5 days before your visit, since, supposedly, on day 4 before the reservation date is when they go through the requests and start to match them up. At least I have read that.
     

    jimmytammy

    <font color=purple>Swivel, it's a hard habit to br
    Joined
    May 27, 2002
    I have been told by a CM at DVC that 2 weeks os a good time to put in requests as they start assigning rooms about 1.5 weeks out
     

    mickeychickie

    Mouseketeer
    Joined
    Jun 22, 2006
    I've actually gotten my request morning of check-in while there.. I think it's just a matter of luck and who "works" the requests at the time - that is why they always say they can't guarantee the request - I, honestly would do it upon making the reservation, and then check up on the res a couple of times and "check" on the request - it keeps it actively in view :)
     

    js

    Been around since before the disboards 90s crash
    Joined
    Jan 18, 2000
    I do it the Monday of the week we leave and always get exactly what I want, with the one exception of this past September 5, but I chalked it up to Dorian. It's been many requests and always get the room/next to/close by of what I asked for and I always use TouringPlans room request. This year, I got a text that our room was ready on ME, I went on dis and didn't like the room so I went to concierge at GFVs and requested a change, which they did for me.

    Let us know how it works out for you.
     

    Sandisw

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    Nov 15, 2008
    I don’t think there is a best time. As long as it is in before the time rooms are being assigned.,which is suggested to be about 2 weeks prior..your chance is as good as any.

    I’ve had good luck with most of mine as they are Pretty generic like not first floor.
     

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