A friend and I will be in Orlando for one night in a couple weeks, and on a whim I called the Dolphin to see if they had nurse or teacher discounts for that particular night (I teach in a nursing school--wish I could get a DOUBLE discount!) and they did, so we are staying there for the first time! Wish it was more than one night, though. I was sure they wouldn't on such short notice, especially in March. I was told I could get up to three rooms at the discount. Both discount rates were $129 per night. I booked the nurse rate, as it's easier to bring my nursing license than to bring a letter on school letterhead.
We are going to WDW in March and staying at the Dolphin for 8 nights. Since DW is a teacher, we booked the teacher rate. We planned on just taking one of her paycheck stubs from the school system? Is this enough? Should I plan on getting a letter too?
Thanks for the info, I just called the Swan directly and asked and they said that my pension statement would qualify for the discount, so I now have a room through Dreams unlimited for the discount price. I tried through the Swan last night but they said that there were no rooms left at that rate for that night, so I tried with DU and was able to book one! Yeah!! I can now cancel my other booking elsewhere, saving $25 US and this way we get to see what the Swan is like for next Dec.
Ahhh..but they do.......you can get a roll away bed for the 5th person.
Or, if #3,4, and 5 are small, the Swan has queen beds, which would accomodate three little ones confortably.
wenabre--what time last night dod you call?? I am wondering if you got the national reservations line, which knows little about the true workings at the SD. I always tell everyone to call during the day, so that they know they are speaking to the right people. That number is, during the day, staffed by the local reservationists at the SD, but, goes National at night.
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