CM says 1 room only with AP discount?

Discussion in 'Disney Discount Codes and Rates' started by miamimama, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. miamimama

    miamimama Fan of the Hurricanes - Carolina and Miami

    Jan 29, 2006
    I'm arriving with another couple the night before we have a 2br SSR reserved through my DVC membership. I wanted to stay at a value or mod that first night with my AP discount and need two rooms, but CM said no to the AP discount on the 2nd room. My DH, who also has an AP is arriving the next day, and the CM said we could reserve the 2nd room under his name, but he won't be there that first night...:confused3 Has anyone reserved more than 1 room with there's only one AP holder in the group, or booked under another AP holder who's not there at check in?
  2. ttstroker

    ttstroker Mouseketeer

    Jul 14, 2008
    the key is in order to receive the AP discount 1 person Staying in the room must be an AP holder. Hence if your husband was there you would be listed under 1 room and your husband under the second, with the other couple split as a second guest under each room. So it would be like you w/ the other husband under 1 room reservation and your husband w/ the other wife in the second room.
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  4. HM

    HM My tag from the Tag Fairy is now too long to use.

    Mar 8, 2001
    Yes, only one room on an AP. Since your DH will not be there yet, you can't get that second room with his AP.

    The other couple will have to pay rack rate, unless they have AAA and can get a room at that rate.
  5. DisneyTripper

    DisneyTripper Mouseketeer

    Sep 30, 2006
    That must be a new policy. I booked 3 rooms with the AP discount in Dec 07. The CM just said that I had to check in all 3 rooms personally.
  6. Beauty & the Best

    Beauty & the Best Its all so magical!

    Oct 23, 2008
    I recently booked 2 rooms with an AP discount too - and I'm only staying in one of them. The way it was done is b/c the other room is "guests of" me (the AP holder.)

    But, I did come up against resistance when I first booked my reservation. I tried 2 other times before I found a CM who did it for me. When I had success with this I was "playing dumb" and not mentioning codes or AP discounts, etc.

    Here is my advice - Call the res line and don't mention anything about your AP or AP discount. Just say that you'd like to add another room to your reservation, give them your conf # and take it from there.

    Keep trying until you find a CM who will do it for you. Good luck!
  7. maxiesmom

    maxiesmom The Mean Squinty Eye Works

    Jul 6, 2004
    But are you sure you won't have any problems at check in? I know in the past you could get up to 3 rooms with an AP, but they changed that a few months ago. I wouldn't be suprised if you are told your AP is only good for 1 room when you arrive at Disney.
  8. mbanks21

    mbanks21 DIS Veteran

    Apr 22, 2008
    It is a "fairly" new policy. Only one room per AP for the last year or so
  9. n2mm

    n2mm aka WALTSGIRL

    Oct 9, 2000
    Yes this does appear new (which is also the policy at Universal). We are a family of 6 AP holders, so never an issue for us.

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